IBPS - English Test

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1. The Test is 1hr duration.
2. The Test Paper consists of 30 questions. The maximum marks are 30.
3. All the questions are multiple choice question type with three options for each question.
4. Out of the three options given for each question, only one option is the correct answer.
5. Each question is allotted 1 mark for each correct response.
6. 0.25 will be deducted for incorrect response of each question.
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University training enables a graduate to see things as they are, to go right to the point, to disentangle a _________ of thought

  

  

  

  

The _________ of opinion which emerged at a recently concluded seminar was that the problem of dowry cannot be _______ unless the law against it is made more stringent.

  

  

  

  

A growing number of these expert professionals ________ having to train foreigners as the students end up _____ the teachers who have to then unhappily contend with no jobs at all or new jobs with d rastically reduced pay packets.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Which of the following would have been true if biological linkages structured human society?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What did the trustee ask during the selection process?

  

  

  

  

  

Find out the appropriate words.

  

  

  

  

Fill in the blank with the appropriate word from the five alternatives provided.  __________ will help you to search for meaning, answers, possibilities and alternatives and will help you to learn.

  

  

  

  

  

What, according to the author, has always character I zcti the Hindu religion?

  

  

  

  

  

A short walk for pleasure or exercise

  

  

  

  

The Vidhan Sabha voted to………the ban ……..drinking.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

 Shivalal ……. classical music. He always prefers Bhimsen Joshi to Asha Bhonsale, and Pandit Jasraj to Kumar Sanu.

  

  

  

  

Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence aftff rearrangement?  

  

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are some reasons of the scarcity of talented teachers?

  

  

  

  

_________ is necessary to distinction and uniformity in education tends to produce _________ in adult life.

  

  

  

  

Leadership is one of the world’s oldest……………..The understanding of leadership has figured strongly in the ………………..for knowledge

  

  

  

  

  

Open rebellion of soldiers and sailors against lawful authority

  

  

  

  

Bureaucrats may also be well advised to deal with Service Headquarters as representatives of the government and not behave as their bosses

  

  

  

  

India demonstrates its supremacy a)/ in space when it successfully b)/ launched its third satellite c)/into orbit yesterday. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

This is a group insurance policy, in favour of the workers, _____ accident or injury.

  

  

  

  

We have in America a ______ speech that is neither American, Oxford English, nor colloquial English, but ______ of all three.

  

  

  

  

Anticipate that rates of growth and levels of economic activity will remain low.In all the has been written about world

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

He postponed making a decision until he been given complete information.

  

  

  

  

  

One of the base laws of nature is that adaptability is the price of survival

  

  

  

  

  

This is a group insurance policy, in favour of the workers, _____ accident or injury

  

  

  

  

A controversial plan to build an immense dam in Brazil's rainforest was stalled when it........ a formidable bloc of in ecologists and indigenous tribes alike.

  

  

  

  

  

In Martin Amis’ new novel, the narrator is trapped -- and hurtling towards a terrible secret. Its resolution, and the dreadful revelations it brings, ally to give an excruciating vision of guilt

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Driven by the desire to save trees, a)/ residents of a locality b)/ has started using solar appliances c)/ for their everyday needs. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

If you are trying to make a strong impression on your audience, you can not do so by being understated, tentative, or __________.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius to that effect. To contemplate any other option is to contemplate the risk of failure

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.

  

  

  

  

Which of the following trend might be considered as not healthy for Indian economy?

  

  

  

  

  

The underlying physica1 principles that control the midair gyrations of divers and gymnasts are the same as the body orientation controlling astronauts in a weightless environment

  

  

  

  

  

The …………………violence that our own town is witnessing ha turned it into the most ……..……town of our country.

  

  

  

  

  

Amorphousness is to Definition as Lassitude is to…………?

  

  

  

  

I have trouble _____.

  

  

  

  

Dieters who regain weight usually think flattening their fummies means giving up all their favourite fattening foods. In fact most diet winners still eat doughnuts and pizza but they do so with equanimity.

  

  

  

  

Though the country / has got independent / in 1947,many districts / still have no electricity.

  

  

  

  

  

Biotic disturbances in the context means

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

Poetry is the language of the imagination and the ………………it relates to whatever gives……………pleasure or pain to the human mind

  

  

  

  

  

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:

  

  

  

  

Somewhat further in the future lies the auspicious possibility of creating geothermal wells where   none naturally exist. This could be accomplished by ________ 

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

He has asked for the names of those employees involved in the project

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Whatever be the experience of the other funds, the Unit Trust of India decision will put pressure on them to convert their closed schemes into open ones. Investors must evaluate future offerings from the other funds on that basis.

  

  

  

  

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate given.  As a _______ of the foreign rule the country was ______ into mass poverty.

  

  

  

  

  

Foreign businesses in developing countries have usually problems with lack of infrastructure and rigid laws.

  

  

  

  

  

Part of the confusion in our societies…………from our pursuit of efficiency and economic growth, in the …………….that these are the necessary ingredients of progress.

  

  

  

  

  

Problems of the country can only be aggravated by …………. and……….citizens.

  

  

  

  

  

Find the wrongly spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for  BRILLIANT

  

  

  

  

It is certain that human beings ______ latent power of which they are only ______ aware.

  

  

  

  

  

Is alive and insatiably curious

  

  

  

  

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 article is a continuation of the series on mew projects under planning and implementation in India

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Once a week Deesa led Moti Guj, the elephant, down to the river. P. After inspection the two would stand up. Q. Then Deesa looked at his feet and examined his whole body for sores. R. The animal knew it was time to return. S. The elephant lay down on his side, while Deesa rubbed him with a coir scrubber. Both the elephant and the trainer would return home.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

The sentence which concludes the first paragraph, "Now they knew better", implies that

  

  

  

  

It may someday be worthwhile to try to recover uranium from seawater, but at present this process is prohibitively expensive

  

  

  

  

  

In this context, the _______________ of the British labor movement is particularly_______________.

  

  

  

  

The ancient Egyptians believed ______________so that when these objects were magically reanimated through the correct rituals, they would be able to function effectively.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

The Company has decided (A)/ to allott (B)/ a substantial (C)/ portion (D)/of its profits to research and development. All correct (E).

  

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

If you are on a three-month software design project and in two weeks you've put together a programme that solves Part of the problem, show it to your boss without delay.

  

  

  

  

 Which of the following may be the closest in meaning to the statement "restored India to Indian history"?

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Harassment is just plain…………There is never a valid reason or a good……………for it.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

A. In considering fiscal sponsorship, it may be very valuable to first discuss this option with a knowledgeable expert and have an attorney review any contract. B. In this contract, all of the ownership of your project may be transferred to the fiscal sponsor, so you need to understand and protect your rights regarding how to get such rights back to a new nonprofit under your management. C. Fiscal sponsorship done right may be a great option, but it is often done wrong – and that may lead to trouble. D. A small investment up front towards establishing and understanding a solid fiscal sponsorship agreement can provide you with the assurance and confidence to concentrate on creating social change rather than dealing with future disputes and investigations.

  

  

  

  

A very scrumptious fresh pressed cheese from the Auvergne Mountains is ----------- as one of the best cheese in the whole world. Cantal is a cheese that many believe to be very close to an English cottage cheddar or also called as chester

  

  

  

  

  

The novel moves from exotic charm_______ the little people swept up in larger events which inevitably crush them

  

  

  

  

A. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is that it is not always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price. B. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, it is the monopolist who has the power to deide who is charged what price. C. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price. D. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

  

  

  

  

Since her face was free of __________ there was no way to __________ if she appreciated what had happened.

  

  

  

  

The victim’s involuntary response to stimulus proved that he was still living.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Inquest

  

  

  

  

Trisha could not solve the problem at all and was at her wit’s ending.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being __________________ to the most elitist among the intellectual _______________of the world.

  

  

  

  

Been working on space we would have done anything of  great human value In fact, research and exploration have a

  

  

  

  

The thrilling narrative caused the hair on the skin to stand erect.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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