English Quiz | 20th November 2018

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Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below.

(A) To his surprise, a little honeybee came before his throne and said, “Of all the gifts you could give me, only one will do. I’d like the power to inflict great pain whenever I choose to.”

(B) “I hereby give you a sharp sting. But, I am sure you will use this weapon carefully only in times of anger and strife”.

(C) “What an awful wish!” said great Zeus, “But 1 will grant it.”

(D) And to this day, the little honeybee dies after it stings.

(E) One day, Zeus, the King of Mount Olympus, was giving out gifts to beasts, birds and insects.

(F) “You will get to use it only once, for using it will cost you your life.”

Q1.  Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?

(1) D                                 

(2) F                                      

(3) B             

(4) E     

(5) C

Q2.  Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?

(1) A                                 

(2) D                                     

(3) F             

(4) B     

(5) E

Q3.  Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?

(1) E                                 

(2) B                                     

(3) D             

(4) C     

(5) F

Q4. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?

(1) A     

(2) D     

(3) F     

(4) E     

(5) C

Q5.     Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?

(1) E                                 

(2) D                                     

(3) B             

(4) C     

(5) F

Directions (6-10): Each sentence below has a blank. Each blank indicates that something has been omitted. Choose the word/group of words that best fit/s the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Q6.     When I was training for the marathon, I ______ run over 100 kilometres a week.

(1) have to                     

(2) would                            

(3) will        

(4) destined

(5) use to

Q7.     My colleague is one of the kindest people _______.

(1) that I knows           

(2) I know                           

(3) who I know         

(4) which I know

(5) I had known

Q8.     The lawyer’s ________ led to the resolution of the problem.

(1) behaviour               

(2) fees                                

(3) advice   

(4) impact          

(5) approval

Q9.     The government claims that _________ in the telecommunications industry will mean lower prices for customers.

(1) budget                     

(2) finance                          

(3) installments       

(4) decrease

(5) competition

Q10. Sarah was walking along the street ________ she tripped over.

(1) when                        

(2) as                                    

(3) while     

(4) then               

(5) however


(1- 5): The proper sequence of sentences to form a meaningful paragraph will be EBACFD.

  1. (5); C
  2. (4); B
  3. (1); E
  4. (2); D
  5. (5); F
  6. (2)
  7. (2)
  8. (3)
  9. (5)
  10. (1)

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