IPMAT Question Paper 2020 | IPM Indore Verbal

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    Q.1 - 6
    Read the following passage and choose the answer that is closest for each of the questions that are based on the passage.

    "John Muir, Earth-planet, Universe." - These words are written on the inside cover of the notebook from which the contents of this volume have been taken. They reflect the mood in which the late author and explorer undertook his thousand-mile walk to the Gulf of Mexico a half-century ago. No less does this refreshingly cosmopolitan address, which might have startled any finder of the book, reveal the temper and the comprehensiveness of Mr. Muir's mind. Even at the early age of twenty-nine his eager interest in every aspect of the natural world had made him a citizen of the universe. On these expeditions he had disciplined himself to endure hardship, for his notebooks disclose the fact that he often went hungry and slept in the woods, or on the open prairies, with no cover except the clothes he wore. "Oftentimes," Mr. Muir writes in some unpublished biographical notes, "I had to sleep out without blankets, and also without supper or breakfast. But usually I had no great difficulty in finding a loaf of bread in the widely scattered clearings of the farmers. With one of these big backwoods loaves I was able to wander many a long, wild mile, free as the winds in the glorious forests and bogs, gathering plants and feeding on God's abounding, inexhaustible spiritual beauty bread. Only once in my long Canada wanderings was the deep peace of the wilderness savagely broken. It happened in the maple woods about midnight, when I was cold and my fire was low. I was awakened by the awfully dismal howling of the wolves, and got up in haste to replenish the fire." Had it not been for the accidental injury to his right eye in the month of March, 1867, he probably would have started somewhat earlier than he did. In a letter written to Indianapolis friends on the day after the accident, he refers mournfully to the interruption of a long-cherished plan. "For weeks," he writes, "I have daily consulted maps in locating a route through the Southern States, the West Indies, South America, and Europe - a botanical journey studied for years. But, alas, I am half blind. My right eye, trained to minute analysis, is lost and I have scarce heart to open the other." The injury to his eye proved to be less serious than he had at first supposed. In June he was writing to a friend: "I have been reading and botanizing for some weeks, and find that for such work I am not very much disabled." In an account written after the excursion he says: “I was eager to see Illinois prairies on my way home, so we went to Decatur, near the center of the State, thence. I botanized one week on the prairie about seven miles southwest of Pecatonica... To me all plants are more precious than before. My poor eye is not better, nor worse. A cloud is over it, but in gazing over the widest landscapes, I am not always sensible of its presence."

  1. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    "John Muir, Earth-planet, Universe.” Muir wrote this in his notebook because

    1. He did not have a permanent address.
    2. He wanted to be a traveller all his life.
    3. His love for botany went beyond borders.
    4. He wanted to live in the open all his life.

  2. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Which of these did John Muir have no great difficulty in doing?

    1. Finding food among the farmers.
    2. Eating regularly every day.
    3. Sleeping without blankets on certain nights.
    4. Chasing wolves that howled through the nights.

  3. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    How did the experience with nature affect John Muir?

    1. He felt spiritually fulfilled.
    2. He became a better botanist.
    3. He felt successful after collecting rare plants.
    4. He enjoyed the breeze in the glorious forests.

  4. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    According to the passage, in what way was Muir affected by his injury?

    1. His injured eye healed well very slowly.
    2. He could not open his left eye during his exploration.
    3. His eyesight was affected, but he was able to carry on
    4. He took a long time to consult maps and study them.

  5. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    When Muir said that he 'botanized', he meant that he

    1. studied plants and made notes on them.
    2. studied plants in their natural habitat
    3. studied plants during his exploration.
    4. studied plants and classified them.

  6. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Which of these sentences is not true?

    1. John Muir explored several new places even on his way home.
    2. There was a cloud over the landscape he travelled.
    3. He was committed to being a bolanist more than ever.
    4. He recorded his adventures in the notebook.

  7. Q.7 - 12
    Complete the following sentences by choosing the appropriate word/phrase from the options given below.

  8. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    It came as a shock to me that my friend had lost the ___________ moment of madness he lent all of it to his neighbour.

    1. nest egg
    2. nests and eggs
    3. bird's nest
    4. nestled eggs

  9. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    During the debate, when the minister appeared to be vague about his stand on the controversial energy project, his opponent asked him to ___________ and declare outright if the government would go ahead with the project or not.

    1. be curt to the face
    2. cut to the chase
    3. curb the farce
    4. cut globe

  10. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    It is irritating when co-workers dismiss your ideas as worthless, and later present those very ideas as their own. They just want to ___________.

    1. steal your credit
    2. steal your crown
    3. steal your thunder
    4. steal your gloating

  11. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Before the start of the mceting, I am ___________ on the latest developments.

    1. taking you through
    2. going to share
    3. going to bring you up to speed
    4. going to be explaining

  12. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Despite statistics to prove that there was a slowdown in the economy of the country, the professor was ___________ about it.

    1. in affirmation
    2. in denial
    3. in protest
    4. in shock

  13. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    After the unearthing of relics at the archacological site, the historian was asked to ___________ the significance of the discovery.

    1. throw light on
    2. shed meaning on
    3. turn light on
    4. focus meaning on

  14. Q.13 - 15
    Choose the alternative so that the underlined part of the sentence is rendered correct.

  15. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    The pharmaceutical company hired a consultant to supervise a taskforce studying lower salaries as to their effects on employees' morale.

    1. studying what the effects lower salaries would have on employees' morale
    2. studying the effects of lower salaries on employee morale
    3. for studying what are the effects in employees' morale that lower salaries would cause
    4. studying the effects of employee morale on lower salaries

  16. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Besides offering physiological rewards such as toned muscles, when regular karate is practiced the body can be turned into a dangerous weapon.

    1. one can turn the body into a dangerous weapon through karate, if it is practiced regularly
    2. the body can be turned into a dangerous weapon as a result of karate if practiced regularly
    3. when karate is practiced regularly, the body can be turned into a dangerous weapon
    4. karate, if practiced regularly, can turn the body into a dangerous weapon

  17. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    The animal activist has raised awareness not only on the plight of abandoned dogs, but also on overworked bulls and temple elephants.

    1. on the plight of not only the abandoned dogs, but also on those of overworked bulls
    2. not only on the plight of the abandoned dogs, but also on that of overworked bulls
    3. the plight of abandoned dogs, as well as the over worked bulls
    4. the plight of abandoned dogs, but also on overworked bulls

  18. Q.16 - 17
    Each of the paragraphs given below has a sentence missing which is indicated by a blank. From the choices given below cach paragraph, choose the sentence that seems most logically appropriate to complete the paragraph.

  19. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    When people move from one city or country to another, the spread of diseases may result. People often bring in germs which may not have been present there before. These new germs can spread quickly and cause previously unknown diseases. __________________________________. They become ill more easily and could even die. In turn, newcomers may catch diseases which were not present where they came from.

    1. If they had gone back, they would have started an epidemic.
    2. Pollution also can lead to the spread of disease.
    3. If a germ is completely new to a region, people have no natural protection against it.
    4. Such changes may result in enhancing conditions for people who live in big cities.

  20. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Samar, a young man from a village in Tripura is a social media star who hopes to make it big as a model and actor. While his minute-long videos are very popular, his series titled, "Who wore it better? showcases his creative side. He uses a variety of filters and visual effects to improve his videos. __________________________________.

    1. It is clear that short videos are very popular among the youth than television.
    2. This is one of the ways young men make money on the internet.
    3. It is possible to be popular on the internet, although making money here is difficult.
    4. This shows how it is possible today for people with limited resources to express their creativity.

  21. Q.18 - 22
    The sentences below have words that are missing. Choose the best option from those given below to complete the sentence.

  22. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Coral reefs are one of the most ___________, biologically complex, and diverse marine ecosystems on Earth. This ecosystem is one of the ___________ paradoxes of the biosphere: how do clear, and thus nutrient-poor, waters support such ___________ and productive communities?

    1. common, sensitive, fruitful
    2. fragile, fascinating, prolific
    3. deep, strange, exuberant
    4. frail, unrecognised, wealthy

  23. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    It is a ___________ to live in a land without ___________. Even with all the technological advancement and economic growth, there are still millions who live in war zones where life every day is filled with ___________.

    1. coincidence, prejudice, adventures
    2. privilege, bigotry, terror
    3. lovely, pride, episodes
    4. punishment, hate, agony

  24. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    The ability to ___________ and ___________ a cohesive team is particularly critical in hi-tech firms where the ___________ landscape can shift dramatically in the face of disruptive technologies.

    1. mentor, keep, sustainable
    2. shape, guide, competitive
    3. drive, maintain, tectonic
    4. involve, manage, green

  25. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    Cool-headed and rational, Jo Eun-cha is a talented and driven anchorman who commands as well as demands respect. After ___________ to get elected as a news director, he aims to ___________ to his job as the top news anchor to increase his ___________ of being elected next year.

    1. happening, quit, hopes
    2. failing, return, chances
    3. hoping, upgrade, certainty
    4. going, give up, luck

  26. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    A collective investment fund (CIF), also known as a collective investment trust (CIT), is a group of ___________ accounts held by a bank or trust company. The financial institution ___________ assets from individuals and organizations to ___________ a single larger, diversified portfolio.

    1. diverse, discounts, conceive
    2. different, collected, simulate
    3. financial, covered, synthesise
    4. pooled, groups, develop

  27. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    One of the statements below contains a word used incorrectly. Choose the option which has the incorrect or inappropriate usage of the word.

    1. The President of the City Chamber of Commerce is an urbane, kindly and generous man.
    2. The writer's next book deals with the life of an urbane intellectual as seen through the eyes of a lawyer.
    3. My uncle who lives in New York tumed out to be the exact opposite of the urbane, wealthy gentleman that I was expecting to meet.
    4. Over 70% of the people living in urbane areas said that they wanted better roads and more schools.

  28. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    One of the statements below contains a word used incorrectly. Choose the option which has the incorrect or inappropriate usage of the word.

    1. The young scientist built a small, low-cost machine to recycle waste water. It was a simple but ingenious solution to the problem of water shortage in the city.
    2. My friend is an ingenious cook - she can make very delicious dishes from the most ordinary ingredients.
    3. The young man lost all his savings because he was rather ingenious to believe the agent's promises of a well-paid job and a comfortable life in a foreign country.
    4. Teachers say that some children are very ingenious when it comes to finding excuses for not completing their work.

  29. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    One of the statements below contains a word used incorrectly. Choose the option which has the incorrect or inappropriate usage of the word.

    1. After several rounds of meetings, the city council passed an ordinance to limit the number of cafes near the seaside.
    2. As per a royal ordinance, all men under 18 had to join the army and fight the war.
    3. Military aircrafts can be used to carry a wide variety of ordinance.
    4. The people protested a city ordinance that all parks must be closed by 9 pm.

  30. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    One of the statements below contains a word used incorrectly. Choose the option which has the incorrect or inappropriate usage of the word.

    1. It is a pleasure when we are all together for a meal at home.
    2. Her son is not interested in watching movies, which is not all together a bad thing.
    3. The three hundred guests sat all together in the large dining hall of the hotel.
    4. The facilitator asked the participants to stand up, all together.

  31. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    One of the statements below contains a word used incorrectly. Choose the option which has the incorrect or inappropriate usage of the word.

    1. The sickness of a family member can affect the lives of everyone at home.
    2. Kerala was affected by severe Nood all through the year.
    3. Taking this medicine for a prolonged period can have severe after affects.
    4. The popular star was not a natural actor: his style was rather affected.

  32. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    The sentences given below, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a number. Decide on the most logical order and enter the sequence of numbers in the space provided. A. However, they stand out because they help the film maker realize his personal artistic vision.
    B. An Indie film refers to independent films made outside a major studio system.
    C. Their release is also limited to a few screens, although there have been films with a wide release.
    D. Most of such films are low budget films produced and distributed by small companies.


  33. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    The sentences given below, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a number. Decide on the most logical order and enter the sequence of numbers in the space provided. A. Mental illness continues to struggle for recognition as a significant contributor to poor health in spite of the existence of the Mental Healthcare Act 2017
    B. The data reveals that an estimated one in seven Indians - or 197 million persons suffered from mental disorders, at varying degrees of severity, in 2017.
    C. There is always more to human health than meets the eye.
    D. This is particularly important in the Indian cultural and political context, where the outward appearance of physical well-being is often considered the only visible marker of overall health.


  34. IPMAT Question Paper 2020 - IPM Indore Verbal

    The sentences given below, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. Each sentence is labelled with a number. Decide on the most logical order and enter the sequence of numbers in the space provided. A. It was felt that the major polluters had a moral obligation to deliver on the agreements reached some years ago during a similar convention on Climate Change.
    B. The papers presented indicated that the impacts of current warming are much more severe than previously understood.
    C. It appears that the planet's ability to adapt to and cope with how it is being treated is fraying.
    D. For example, the acceleration of sea level rise and ocean warming, and increasing risks of reaching limits to adaptation
    E. This is what emerged at a recent conference attended by the largest scientific community on climate science.


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