(Download) ICICI Bank Placement Paper : English Language
Ability, Phrases, Reasoning
1.English Language Ability : A.
Part I [1 x 7 = 7 Marks]
Questions 1-7 are incomplete sentences. Beneath each sentence
you will see four words or phrases, marked (A), (B), (C) and (D). Choose the one
word or phrase that best completes the sentence.
1. After the funeral, the residents of the apartment building
a. sent faithfully flowers all weeks to the cemetery.
b. sent to the cemetery each week flowers faithfully.
c. sent flowers faithfully to the cemetery each week.
d. sent each week faithfully to the cemetery flowers.
2. Because the first pair of pants did not
fit properly, he asked for ________
a. another pants
b. others pants
c. the others ones
d. another pair
3. The committee has met and _________
a. they have reached a decision
b. it has formulated themselves some opinions
c. its decision was reached at
d. it has reached a decision
4. Alfred Adams has not ________
a. lived loneliness in times previous
b. never before lived sole
c. ever lived alone before
d. before lived without the company of his friends
5. John’s score on the test is the highest
in the class; ___________
a. he should study last night
b. he should have studied last night
c. he must have studied last night
d. he must had to study last night
6. Henry will not be able to attend the
meeting tonight because _________
a. he must to teach a class
b. he will be teaching a class
c. of he will teach a class
d. he will have teaching a class
7. Having been served lunch, __________
a. the problem was discussed by the members of the committee
b. the committee members discussed the problem
c. it was discussed by the committee members the problem
d. a discussion of the problem was made by the members of the committee
II. Phrases: Part II [1 x 7 = 7 Marks]
In question 8-14, each sentence has four underlined words or
phrases. The four underlined parts of the sentence are marked (A), (B), (C), and
(D). Identify the one underlined word or phrase that must be changed in order
for the sentence to be correct.
8. The main office of the factory can be found in Maple
Street in New York City .
a. the main
b. be found
9. Because there are less members present
tonight than there were last night, we must wait until the next meeting to vote.
d. to vote
10. David is particularly fond of cooking,
and he often cooks really delicious meals.
b. fond of
c. often cooks
11. The progress made in space travel for
the early 1960s is remarkable.
c. in space
12. Sandra has not rarely missed a play or
concert since she was seventeen years old.
a. not rarely
b. a play
d. was seventeen years old
13. The governor has not decided how to deal
with the new problems already.
c. how to deal with
14. There was a very interesting news on the
radio this morning about the earthquake in Italy .
a. there was
c. on the
III .Relationships: Part III
[1 x 6 = 6 Marks]
In question 15-20, the given pair of words contains a
specific relationship to each other. Select the best pair of choices which
expresses the same relationship as the given.
15. PROCRASTINATOR : DELAY ::
a. flatterer : undermine
b. genius : creativity
c. tyrant : influence
d. general : salute
16. APIARY : BEE ::
a. mountain : skier
b. airport : flight
c. schedule : event
d. stable : horse
17. OVATION : APPLAUSE ::
a. grief : loss
b. rout : defeat
c. triumph : failure
d. pathway : ruin
18. DOLPHIN : FLIPPER ::
a. insect : antenna
b. burglar : mask
c. gull : wing
d. plane : radar
19. WATERTIGHT : MOISTURE ::
a. hermetic : air
b. combatant : strife
c. somnolent : boredom
d. ocean : shore
20. PLAYWRIGHT : SCRIPT ::
a. composer : score
b. physician : diagnosis
c. verse : poet
d. king : parliament