# IBPS Clerk :: English Language :: Test 49

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1 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Like in the case of seedless oranges, Japanese agriculture researchers were the $(1)$ to develop seedless varieties of watermelons in 1951. Researchers working at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, $(2)$ alsoproduced an experimental variety and $(3)$ it Pusa Bedana. Taiwanese scientists have also developed a seedless variety $(4)$. the seedless varieties have not $(5)$ the stage of commercial cultivation. Some varieties $(6)$ contain seeds in $(7)$ numbers are available in the market at times.Traditionally, cultivation of watermelons was confined mostly $(8)$ river beds, but now they can be grown in almost all types of soil. Light sandy and well-drained fertile land is ideal for watermelons.
$(3)$
spoke
called
announced
shouted
given
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2 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Like in the case of seedless oranges, Japanese agriculture researchers were the $(1)$ to develop seedless varieties of watermelons in 1951. Researchers working at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, $(2)$ alsoproduced an experimental variety and $(3)$ it Pusa Bedana. Taiwanese scientists have also developed a seedless variety $(4)$. the seedless varieties have not $(5)$ the stage of commercial cultivation. Some varieties $(6)$ contain seeds in $(7)$ numbers are available in the market at times.Traditionally, cultivation of watermelons was confined mostly $(8)$ river beds, but now they can be grown in almost all types of soil. Light sandy and well-drained fertile land is ideal for watermelons.
$(4)$
unlike
however
like
if
when
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3 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Like in the case of seedless oranges, Japanese agriculture researchers were the $(1)$ to develop seedless varieties of watermelons in 1951. Researchers working at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, $(2)$ alsoproduced an experimental variety and $(3)$ it Pusa Bedana. Taiwanese scientists have also developed a seedless variety $(4)$. the seedless varieties have not $(5)$ the stage of commercial cultivation. Some varieties $(6)$ contain seeds in $(7)$ numbers are available in the market at times.Traditionally, cultivation of watermelons was confined mostly $(8)$ river beds, but now they can be grown in almost all types of soil. Light sandy and well-drained fertile land is ideal for watermelons.
$(5)$
reduced
started
begun
open
reached
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4 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Like in the case of seedless oranges, Japanese agriculture researchers were the $(1)$ to develop seedless varieties of watermelons in 1951. Researchers working at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, $(2)$ alsoproduced an experimental variety and $(3)$ it Pusa Bedana. Taiwanese scientists have also developed a seedless variety $(4)$. the seedless varieties have not $(5)$ the stage of commercial cultivation. Some varieties $(6)$ contain seeds in $(7)$ numbers are available in the market at times.Traditionally, cultivation of watermelons was confined mostly $(8)$ river beds, but now they can be grown in almost all types of soil. Light sandy and well-drained fertile land is ideal for watermelons.
$(6)$
which
who
when
where
then
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5 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Like in the case of seedless oranges, Japanese agriculture researchers were the $(1)$ to develop seedless varieties of watermelons in 1951. Researchers working at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, $(2)$ alsoproduced an experimental variety and $(3)$ it Pusa Bedana. Taiwanese scientists have also developed a seedless variety $(4)$. the seedless varieties have not $(5)$ the stage of commercial cultivation. Some varieties $(6)$ contain seeds in $(7)$ numbers are available in the market at times.Traditionally, cultivation of watermelons was confined mostly $(8)$ river beds, but now they can be grown in almost all types of soil. Light sandy and well-drained fertile land is ideal for watermelons.
$(7)$
short
big
small
large
countless
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6 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Like in the case of seedless oranges, Japanese agriculture researchers were the $(1)$ to develop seedless varieties of watermelons in 1951. Researchers working at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa, New Delhi, $(2)$ alsoproduced an experimental variety and $(3)$ it Pusa Bedana. Taiwanese scientists have also developed a seedless variety $(4)$. the seedless varieties have not $(5)$ the stage of commercial cultivation. Some varieties $(6)$ contain seeds in $(7)$ numbers are available in the market at times.Traditionally, cultivation of watermelons was confined mostly $(8)$ river beds, but now they can be grown in almost all types of soil. Light sandy and well-drained fertile land is ideal for watermelons.
$(8)$
till
for
on
to
in
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7 . Read each sentence to find out if there is any arror in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.) The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).
Owing to (1)/ sickness (2)/1 could not attend office (3)/ for two months. (4)/ No error (5)
1
2
3
4
5
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8 . Read each sentence to find out if there is any arror in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.) The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).
The students (1)/ were taught (2)/ that the earth moved (3)/ round the sun. (4)/ No error (5)
1
2
3
4
5
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9 . Read each sentence to find out if there is any arror in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.) The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).
When I look at these letters now (1)/1 can hardly believe (2)/ the kind of affection (3)/ that have come my way. (4)/ No error (5)
1
2
3
4
5
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10 . Read each sentence to find out if there is any arror in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.) The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).
If on doing so (1)/the critic arrives at (2)/embarrassingly adverse conclusions (3)/ he does not shy at declaring them. (4)/ No error (5)
1
2
3
4
5
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