IBPS PO Exam: English Language: Concept And Sample Questions: Sentence Completion

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  • 1. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. We must prevent endangered wild species from becoming ________ in order that our future generation may _________ the great diversity of animal life. 
    • A. 

      Rare, escape

    • B. 

      Outdated, know

    • C. 

      Volatile, notice

    • D. 

      Powerful, protect

    • E. 

      Extinct, enjoy

  • 2. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. India's immense physical size, as also the fact of its _________ society _______ any attempt towards a neat capsuled presentation on any subject.
    • A. 

      Cultured, demonstrates

    • B. 

      Pluralistic, defies

    • C. 

      Multi-religious, fails

    • D. 

      Amorphous, challenges

    • E. 

      Variegated, frustrates

  • 3. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. The man who is impatient to become rich can easily be _________ to the race track or the gaming table, where a lucky _________ might make him rich. 
    • A. 

      Enticed, chance

    • B. 

      Evoked, streak

    • C. 

      Pushed, moment

    • D. 

      Lured, break

    • E. 

      Pursued, challenge

  • 4. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. The secretary____________________ the society's funds, he was dismissed.
    • A. 

      Misplaced, soon

    • B. 

      Robbed, thus

    • C. 

      Pirated, therefore

    • D. 

      Misappropriated, so

  • 5. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. There are attempts being made to try to ______languages through specific______, but the result is that some tongues become conserved as if they were a museum piece. 
    • A. 

      Save, ways

    • B. 

      Conserve, factors

    • C. 

      Preserve, measures

    • D. 

      Protect, tricks

  • 6. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. They wanted to all these books, but they could not find time to do so. 
    • A. 

      Cove, almost

    • B. 

      Peruse, necessary

    • C. 

      Dispose, some

    • D. 

      Read, sufficient

    • E. 

      Buy, some

  • 7. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. The boy felt ______ when he knew that he had been ______.
    • A. 

      Joyful, lured

    • B. 

      Horrified, forced

    • C. 

      Disgraced, wronged

    • D. 

      Humiliated, cheated

    • E. 

      Worried, tempted

  • 8. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. It is _______ for every tax-payer to _________ the tax returns to the Income Tax Department. 
    • A. 

      Necessary, lodge

    • B. 

      Binding, pay

    • C. 

      Obligatory, submit

    • D. 

      Possible, remit

    • E. 

      Worthwhile, evade

  • 9. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. It is useless to attempt to ________ from every danger, some     must be taken.
    • A. 

      Escape, chances

    • B. 

      Free, challenges

    • C. 

      Protect, decisions

    • D. 

      Flee, risks

    • E. 

      Dissociate, opportunities

  • 10. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. Fiction approximates to science, first in accepting the obligation of being _______ to life as it is, and secondly, in asserting the right to ________. 
    • A. 

      Faithful, explain

    • B. 

      True, theorize

    • C. 

      Close, describe

    • D. 

      Realistic, portray

    • E. 

      Committed, narrate

  • 11. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. The mill workers were not ________ with their low wages and non-payment of wages for last three months _______ fuel to the flames. 
    • A. 

      Good, put

    • B. 

      Satisfied, added

    • C. 

      Joyful, poured

    • D. 

      Pleased, directed

    • E. 

      Unhappy, meant

  • 12. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. The educational _________ of our people is far below what is necessary for effective individual living or for the __________ of society. 
    • A. 

      Procurement, upliftment

    • B. 

      Advancement, upkeep

    • C. 

      Attainment, maintenance

    • D. 

      Achievement, advancement

    • E. 

      Accomplishment, regeneration

  • 13. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. Santosh looked very happy and ___________when he heard that his proposed scheme was __________by the committee. 
    • A. 

      Energetic, rejected

    • B. 

      Elated, accepted

    • C. 

      Satisfied, stalled

    • D. 

      Disconsolate, approved

    • E. 

      Overwhelming, received

  • 14. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. The security forces fired at the ________ who was armed to the ________
    • A. 

      Criminal, toe

    • B. 

      Thief, head

    • C. 

      Culprit, nail

    • D. 

      Dacoit, teeth

  • 15. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful.  ______ the broker had warned him that the stock was a ________ investment, he insisted on buying a thousand shares.
    • A. 

      Because, prudent

    • B. 

      Since, negligible

    • C. 

      Because, speculative

    • D. 

      As, vulnerable

    • E. 

      Although, precarious

  • 16. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. In Buddhism, it is impossible to keep ethics and psychology _______ from one another, because they _______ at so many points. 
    • A. 

      Apart, meet

    • B. 

      Aloof, merge

    • C. 

      Separate, overlap

    • D. 

      Consider, desirous

    • E. 

      Disjoint, converge

  • 17. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. I don't ______ I shall be _________ to go. 
    • A. 

      Know, wanting

    • B. 

      Consider, desirous

    • C. 

      Think, able

    • D. 

      Believe, liking

    • E. 

      Feel, available

  • 18. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. Restlessness among the students of colleges and universities has ________ from their deep rooted  feeling that their views and aspirations are _______ by their elders. 
    • A. 

      arisen, humiliated

    • B. 

      Followed, disregarded

    • C. 

      Stemmed, ignored

    • D. 

      Started, neglected

    • E. 

      Percolated, pooh-poohed

  • 19. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. Shalini was not _______ by the criticism and paid no _______ even when her best friend talked against her. 
    • A. 

      Bothered, attention

    • B. 

      Troubled, mind

    • C. 

      Threatened, warning

    • D. 

      Deterred, heed

    • E. 

      Shaken, indication

  • 20. 
    Direction: Fill the most appropriate options in blanks provided to make the sentence meaningful. There is no glory in war ________ the blood it
    • A. 

      Thinking, demands

    • B. 

      Considering, sheds

    • C. 

      Worth, costs

    • D. 

      Comparing, spills