Institute of Banking Personnel Selection : Article

English--Choose the set of words For IBPS PO
  • 2016-10-14
English--Choose the set of words For IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. London ____________HongKong as the world’s most expensive city for companies to locate employees after rents climbed and the pound____________against the dollar.

1) beat, acknowledged

2) exceeded, criticised

3) outpaced, decreased 

4) surpassed, appreciated 

5) outweighed, disparaged

2. Researchers have found evidence of a major____________in the warming of the Indian ocean, which could alter the ____________of the southwest monsoon.

1) anomaly, strength

2) departure, vigour

3) peculiarity, stability 

4) deviation, clout

5) exception, health

3. World football’s governing body FIFA announced plans to allow referees to ____________matches for three minutes so that players____________of sustaining a concussion can be assessed.

1) freeze, imagined

2) stoppage, doubtful 

3) halt, suspected

4) let up, uncertain

5) end, hoping

4. Amazon’s new smartphone has cameras that not only _____________pupil and head movements but also can use facial recognition data to____________the gender, age and ethnicity of the person looking at the screen.

1) mark, survey

2) stop, measure

3) trail, evaluate

4) record, guess

5) track, estimate

5. When India was growing richer and when the stock markets were____________rapidly, Indian were not investing in the stock markets ____________with their rising income levels.

1) increasing, proportionate

2) rising, commensurate

3) growing, appropriate

4) flourishing, related

5) moving, consistent


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