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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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.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.

  

  

  

  

Biotic disturbances in the context means

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

What is the Synonyms for Lassitude.

  

  

  

  

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 

  

  

  

  

How many times have I asked myself: when is the world going to start to make sense? There is a monster out there, and it is rushing towards me over the uneven ground of consciousness.

  

  

  

  

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.  

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Use of resources that should have

  

  

  

  

Genuine Italian stilettos are still manufactured by a very well master craftsman in together Maniago and the Campobasso area. While the contemporary alloys ----------- in many of the blades permit for more sturdy edges; much of the grinding and edge modification is always done by hand.

  

  

  

  

  

Unable to contain their _______ and amazement at the end of the performance, the audience burst into _______, and showed no signs of stopping

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

___________ is lack of hope or confidence in the future.

  

  

  

  

  

Arrange the below given sentences A, B, C, D between sentences 1 and 6, to form a logical sequence of six sentences. 1. If the plan is being rolled out with no input, then it is crucial for the department heads to consider the expected response from their teams, and to ensure the potential issues. A. If unexpected issues are raised, it is critical to research these issues and respond to them. B. Information that provides confidence in this result is essential to provide, and an inclusive, enthusiastic, confident tenor of the meeting is important. C. However, the key is to effectively demonstrate how the plan is in the interest of each department, in particular, the growth of the company D. However, it is much more than one roll out meeting, or several roll out meetings. 6. Implementation includes the informal discussions in the hall, during chance encounters, in regular meetings.

  

  

  

  

A short walk for pleasure or exercise

  

  

  

  

This government may promise autonomy to the navaratnas but there is no telling what the subsequent one will do.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Find the wrongly spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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 participants then __________ any relevant ideas they have, one idea per note, and hand them over to the leader.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Equal in rank, merit or quality

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

The primary purpose of the passage is to

  

  

  

  

 Success in business requires two  things; a winning competitive…………. And superb organizational…………

  

  

  

  

  

He is said to be as poor as _____

  

  

  

  

We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy

  

  

  

Indian intellectuals may boast, if they are so inclined, of being_____to the most elitist among the intellectual _____of the world

  

  

  

  

Interested in and clever at many things

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

What impact do planning policies have on the development of slums ?

  

  

  

  

  

Synonyms Antonyms for NAIVE

  

  

  

  

Since the advent of cable television, at the beginning of this decade, the entertainment industry took a giant stride forward in our country.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Our…………..to understand the process of learning underlying behavior change are……………..by the fact that any given behaviour is determined jointly by many processes.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

If I won a crore in ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ I would have probably bought a yacht.

  

  

  

  

The ______ terrorist was finally _______ by the police

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The Internet is a medium where users have nearly __________ choices and ______ constraints about where to go and what to do

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

A.They think that India will disintegrate like the SovletUnion or Yugoslavia. B. What will be the exact shape of India in 2000 A.D can only be a matter of surmise. C On the contrary, the blind patriots for see a very bright future for India. D.The prophets of doom say that the future c doomed.

  

  

  

  

  

Companies that try to improve employees' performance by _____ rewards encourage negative kinds of behaviour instead of _____ a genuine interest in doing the work well.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

______ curtains of lace not only add grace but also _______ robbers from breaking into houses for fear of being seen

  

  

  

  

hubris sauves demure weird

  

  

  

  

Like and strong firm, the organisation has a powerful corporate culture based on shared _________ and common ____________

  

  

  

  

Sam asked me to keep this secret ________.

  

  

  

  

The theory of self-destruction:

  

  

  

  

For taking retirement, he has made _____ his business to his two son

  

  

  

  

Early _____ of maladjustment to college culture is _ ____ by the tendency to develop friendship networks outside college which mask signals of maladjustment.

  

  

  

  

If misery is the effect of ill fortune, it ought to be pitied, if of…………….to be…………

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Choose the correct alternative to fill in the blanks appropriately.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

Why is Sony cross about the VGS developed by Connectix?

  

  

  

  

Which of the following are behavioral economists not studying?

  

  

  

  

Complete and constant openness is a notion that can be…………………..to absurdity. Am I……………..to stop everyone on the street and tell them my reaction to their appearance?

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

clothes are ________ to make them shine

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

We knew there was a crowd, but _____ hallway.

  

  

  

  

They are making the new ball ————a lot this morning.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The ______ of the agreement led to ______ results

  

  

  

  

His face was not made up of ………. and ……… but by the sheer force of thinking.

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

And it was Clive who was given the job of ——-the ——–that was to become known as the black hole of Calcutta.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

The captious political situation __________ unorthodox remedies.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

According to the first paragraph of the passage, which of the following statements is NOT false

  

  

  

  

He is much too _______ in his writings; he writes a full page when a single sentence would suffice.

  

  

  

  

The original inhabitants of a country

  

  

  

  

The company was_________ with a _________ to improve power distribution in rural areas.

  

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

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.

  

  

  

  

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

  

  

  

  

  

Each of the following is cited in the passage as an accomplishment of the Women's Trade Union League EXCEPT

  

  

  

  

A small piece of wood

  

  

  

  

A person who is always dissatisfied

  

  

  

  

Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?

  

  

  

  

  

Choose the word that is the same in meaning as the word "aboiind" as used in the passage.

  

  

  

  

  

Their achievement in the field of literature is described as _________; sometimes it is even called___________.

  

  

  

  

Find the error, if any, in the underlined portion in BOLD, if none mark 5 as your answer.

  

  

  

  

  

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