English Quiz | 5th December 2018

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Direction (1-5): In the question given below two statements are given which are grammatically correct and meaningful. Connect them by choosing the word given below the statements in the best possible way without changing the intended meaning. Choose the best possible word as your answer accordingly from the options to form a correct, coherent sentence.

The …1… of India as an economic superpower is not reflected in the …2… in the  of life enjoyed by its 1.2 billion citizen according to the Human Development Index which …3… India very low among 182 countries. In our performance oriented world, measurement issues have taken on …4… important as what we measure affects what we do. In fact the French president has established an international commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress owing to his …5… and  that of  others with the current state of statistical information about the economics and society.

Question 1:

A) Pursuit

B) Perception

C) Conversion

D) Title

E) Quality

Question 2:

A) Quality

B) Spirit

C) Span

D) Joy

E) Span

Question 3:

A) Scored

B) Qualified

C) Regard

D) Ranked

E) Counted

Question 4:

A) Great

B) Unduly

C) Trivial

D) Considerably

E) Negligible

Question 5:

A) Confidence

B) Belief

C) Dissatisfaction

D) Compliance

E) Obedience

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, some part of the sentence is underlined. From the given below option choose the sentence that should replace the part underlined to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is given then choose option E ‘No Correction required’ as the answer.

Question6: As former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan had pointed out, a government- owned bad bank Could Still facing scrutiny from the Comptroller and Auditor General and the Central Vigilance Commissioner.

A) has pointed out, a government- owned bad bank Could Still face scrutiny from the

B) has pointed out, a government- owned bad bank should Still face scrutiny by the

C). had pointed out, a government- owned bad bank Could Still facing scrutiny from the

D) had pointed out, a government- owned bad bank could Still face scrutiny with the

E) had pointed out, a government-owned bad bank could still face scrutiny from the

Question 7:

The World Bank had warned that the effect of the increased use of tariffs to regulate international trade may be similar to the significant drop in global trade after the financial crisis a decade ago.

A) had warned that the effect of the increase used of tariffs to regulate international trade may be similar

B) had warned that the effect of the increased use of tariffs to regulate international trade could be similar

C) has warned that the effect of the increased use of tariffs to regulate international trade may be similar

D) has warned that the effect of the increased use of tariffs for regulating the international trade could be similar

E) No Correction required

Question 8:

Resolution of stressed assets has progressed satisfactorily and the final outcome will take some more time to reflect in the profit and loss, SBI said, adding that this delay is mainly because new laws will take some time to mature in practice.

A) will take some more time to reflect in the profit and loss, SBI said, adding that this delay is mainly because new laws takes some time

B) take some more time to reflects in the profit and loss, SBI said, adding that this delay is mainly because new laws will take some time

C) has took some more time to reflect in the profit and loss, SBI said, adding that this delay is mainly because new laws will take some time

D) will take some more time to reflect in the profit and loss, SBI said, adding that this delay is mainly because new laws take some time

E) No Correction required

Direction (9-10): Read the sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (E). Ignore errors of punctuation, if any

Question 9:

I may go to the A/ swimming class tomorrow B/ if have recovered C/ from the cold D/ No error E.

A) B

B) C

C) D

D) A

E) E

Question 10:

The prime minister announced A/ that the taxes will be B/ increasing from the C/ beginning of next year D/ No error E.

A) A

B) D

C) B

D) E

E) C

SOLUTION

Solution 1: (B)

Solution 2: (A)

Solution 3: (D)

Solution 4: (D)

Explanation:

Trivial means insignificant (minimum), if use considerable so, answer is option D.

Solution 5: (C)

Explanation:

Because use negative sentence. Dissatisfaction means displeasure (unhappy).

Solution 6: (E)

Explanation: Lines started with As former” which signifies that the sentence is in past tense. So Option A and B are incorrect. Scrutiny is an action (Verb) taken by the subject (CAG), so it must be – “From not With”. Option D stands incorrect. Sentence formation incorrect Option E- is in the past tense with simple verb and is complete correct sentence

Solution 7: (D)

Explanation:

The word “Warned” has been used in the sentence to give a strong message, so use of “may” will weaken the threat. Option A, C and Underlined sentence are incorrect.

In given sentences, nowhere it signifies that sentence related to past tense. So use of “Had” is also not proper here. Option B is incorrect

Solution 8: (B)

Explanation:

Use of two “Will” in a single sentence is not correct. Hence, underlined sentence is not correct.

Solution 9: (E)

Explanation:

This sentence denoted condition, have recovered ( present perfect) replace recover( Present indefinite).

Solution 10: (C)

Explanation:

Will replace would.

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