IBPS - English Test

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Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?





The secretary ship has been _________for a long time as nobody is _________ to undertake duties of the post.






Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?






Is alive and insatiably curious





What was the duty of the virgins in the Temple of Vesta?






College-going students should………………the spirit of service from the great men of………………..






What was the old priests definition of a human being?






The marriage of the princess with the commoner caused a furore among the royalty





In the first half of the twentieth century intellectual generally assumed  that economic  and sociological modernization was leading  to the decay of religion as a determinant in human existence 





To feeding, clothing and housing people, There is, however, no proof that if we had





It is the………………of selfishness for men, who fully…………..in their own case the great advantages of good education, to deny  this advantages to women.






The salaries and the perks of the employees in this institution are not in according with the rest of the industry.






Power to expression has the ability to overcome, neutralise, change or strengthen the transient impression formed on others by one’s initial facial appearance.






Health is too important to be _______





In the question below, there are two blanks provide Pick out the most appropriate pair to fill in the blanks in the same order to complete the sentence meaningfully.  Some plans may give ________ results ________  few other plans may give exponential results.





Then he ———–my hand and kissed it repeatedly found it all immensely —————.






It was a _____ worth celebrating with a bonfire 1] bonanza 2] disaster 3] carnival 4] affair





The judge ruled that the evidence was inadmissible on the grounds that it was not___to the issue at hand





A country, tribe or family ruled by a man or male heirs is called______





Radar is ______ for 'Radio Detection and Ranging'





At present, there are about four lac…… in Japan who survived the…… of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.






The best general characterization of the European philosophical tradition as it has developed upto now, with all its variety, is that it consists of a ________ Plato





A———of guides surrounded me, all offering their services to ———me around the temple.






Drawing inferences from real life can be quite erogenous.





Fill in the blanks with the appropriate given. Fortunately no one was hurt _______ the accident being ______






The man was mentally _____after the death of his wife and hence was put in an ______ unfit, hospital





Sunil was buying tickets at the counter when suddenly he noticed a lady's purse lying on the floor.





Which of the following is the correct order in which the Hindu religion texts came into being  (in increasing order of antiquity)?





Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority





The main reason why it will be possible to grow bones now is





Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?





The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results





Which of the following is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word HASSLE-FREE used in the passage?






hubris sauves demure weird





Bacon believes that the medical profession should be permitted to ease and quicken death where the end would otherwise only delay for a new days and at the cost of great pain:





It is noteworthy to note that India had pioneered the use of non-cash based payment systems.






Overall, the recent policy changes by the government only amount to a _________ in the sugar industry. 





These stories are just a few of the _______, sometimes extraordinary ones in this volume, in which people face unbelievable odds and __________





There is usually _____ all over the world.





i. Faced with news that his illness was _______, the man decided to enjoy each day to the fullest possible extent. ii. My mind is made up, and my decision is ________. iii. The current stalemate between France and Britain cannot _______ long in view of the common economic considerations. iv. She stood at the departure _________, a forlorn and lost figure in the hurrying crowds.





I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.





Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius in batting into the captaincy. To contemplate other options is to contemplate the risk of failure.





According to the passage, the two-wheeler industry is not adequately concerned about  






The _________ of his crime was a heavy blow as not only did his reputation _________ but the business also declined.






I have bought this house in 1970 for Rs.Two lakhs.





You may wonder how the expert on fossils remain is able to trace descent through teeth, which seem ________ pegs upon which to hang whole ancestries.





Trained employees increase ______ and ______ of their industry and take it to a higher position.






"— their sterile purity jealously protected from the seductive advances of private enterprise" the author here is referring to





Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being __________ to the most elitist among the intellectual ___________ of the world





Statistics in an…………. Tool for researchers that…………..them to make inferences or generalizations about populations from their observations of the characteristics of samples






The government's policy asking banks offering no frills accounts has encouraged many villagers to open bank accounts.  






Among the litany of threats that many Israelis face, the potential for a nuclear-armed Iran is perhaps the more scary as this scenario could engulf the region in a violent war. This would likely result in historically unseen amounts of destruction, even for a region whose history is marred by perennial violence.






Before his marriage the Duke had led an austere existence and now regarded the affectionate, somewhat ____ behavior of his young wife as simply ____ .






Use suitable alternative He is desirous _____ visiting Delhi.





It is necessary to ascertain that we can do to attract investment to the manufacturing sector.






The internet represents that awkward _______ in all communication systems; while it _______ to bring us together, it keeps us apart. 





Saussure’s conception of language as a communication between addresser and addressee, according tothe author, is exemplified by the





The ideas that these companies used seem so clear with _________ that their rivals will now _______ themselves for not thinking of them first





Attracted by the rich pickings, expensive private schools are blooming all over the place.





Which one of the following parallels between the plow and bereavement counselling is not claimed by theauthor?





The Chairman had to quickly refute the allegation that his country was trying to _______ the starving people of Zambia with weapons of war _____ their crying need for food and medicine.





The feeling of being uncared for and _____ are the greatest ________





What does the author recommend to ensure that the industrial sector continues to perform better?






Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.





Which of the following arguments of Ms Aung Suu Kyi is not true?





An ideal title for the passage would be





According to the passage, performance appraisal helps to





Every …………………step man takes in any field of life, is first taken along the dreamy…………..of imagination.






The post-monsoon season routinely               such storms at least twice a month.





How does MECE help in structuring your thinking?





A species does not lose the right to exist _______ because it does not provide eco-system service that is useful to humans.





In the below mentioned question, a sentence has been broken into different parts. These parts have been numbered Choose the correct order of these parts from the given alternatives. 1. The day before, 2. I had dropped my daughter off 3. At pre-school and told her I was 4. Flying to the East coast so 5. I wouldn’t see 6. Her that night





The revized (A) rates (B) of interest will be effective (C) immediately. (D) All correct (E)






Despite taking steps to / encourage foreign investment / there has been any / substantial improvement in our economy.






The ______ rationale of civilisation is the _____ of fuller, richer and more abundant life





a. understandably, high profile business barons have begun lobbying for a change in SEBI’s takeover code.b. This flies in the face of the logic.c. Promoters are not required to hold 100 percent equity in a company to control it.d. One of the suggestions is that raiders should be asked to make an open offer for 100 percent of the target’s equity, not just 20 percent.e. Why should raiders be asked to do so?f. Besides, it would become prohibitively expensive for potential predators to dislodge managements, regardless of their performance, and be a body blow to shareholders democracy.






Her face buries itself on his rough shirt and he could feel the fragrance of her hair and the warmth of her as she sobbed against his breast






The__________ of the country should take a greater interest in promoting the indigenous works that are rooted in the deep traditions of scholarship across the world.





find the correctly spelt word.





Giving unfair ………….to one’s relatives in the matter of appointments and such other benefits is……..






It has been universally ………. that widespread destruction must be necessary….. with modern warfare.





He objected to the proposal  because it was founded on a………………… principle and also was……….. at times.






Neutrons stars are believed to be the highly compressed remnants of exploding stars (supernovas) and thus _______ of one of the most _______ processes in nature.





Quick -breeding and immu ne to most pesticides, cockroaches are so            that even a professional exterminator may fail to_______ them.





In most developing countries, research and development efforts are _____by their absence.





His irresponsible and ________ behaviour invited ______ observations on his mental ability





After board examination students are _______ up for the various entrance examinations _________ for next month






four words or phrases are underlined. You should choose the one word or phrase which would be not appropriate in standard written English. She nearly blushed until she waspink.  






Whom does the author primarily hold responsible for India not being to overcome the obstacles on the path of prosperity?





Which one of the following is not part of the author's characterisation of the conservative trend in Indianabstractionism?





We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy




I. The report ended on a --- note. II. They must take --- steps to deal with the problem.






China has to be prepared to meet many age-related social and financial challenges in the coming years.






For the last half century he ……………himself to public affairs……………. Taking a holiday






We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.





Edward was understandably upset that he had lost the position, but he was ____ by the conviction that he had done nothing to ____ the dismissal.






Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT





 In our country, the challenges are to raise ________ incomes to reduce poverty, and to ______ inefficient public sector enterprises.





Physical courage is associated with:





The author acknowledges that Mondrian's pieces may have ended up looking like a scrabble board because





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