Monday, 29 December 2014

English Quiz

Directions(1-10): Rearrange the following six sentence (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.

(A)In all varieties of humour, especially the subtle ones, it is therefore what the reader thinks which gives extra meaning to these verses.

(B) But such a verse may also be enjoyed at the surface level.

(C) Nonsense verse is one of the most sophisticated forms of literature.

(D) this fulfils the author’s main intention in such a verse which is to give pleasure.

(E) However, the reader who understands the broad implications of the content and allusion finds greater pleasure.

(F ) The reason being it requires the reader to supply a meaning beyond the surface meaning.


1. Which of the following is the FIFTH sentence?
(1) (D)
(2) (E)
(3) (B)
(4) (C)
(5) (A)

2. Which of the following is the SIXTH (LAST) sentence?
(1) (F)
(2) (E)
(3) (D)
(4) (A)
(5)(C)

3. Which of the following is the FIRST sentence?
(1)(A)
(2)(A)
(3)(F)
(4)(D)
(5)(C)

4. Which of the following is the SECOND sentence?
(1) (A)
(2) (E)
(3) (F)
(4) (B)
(5) (C)

5. Which of the following is the THIRD sentence?
(1) (A)
(2) (B) 
(3) (F)
(4) (C)
(5) (D)

Directions (Q. 6-10) : Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4)given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and No correction is required mark 5) as the answer. 

6. The employees offers to work overtime without any compensation to increase the profit. 
1) offering to work
2) offer to working
3) offered for work
4) offered to work
5) No correction required

7. He donated his entire wealth to an orphanage since he didn't have children of his one. 
1) have any children
2) had any child
3) has a child
4) has any children
5) No correction required

8. Psychologists are making best efforts to understand the reason behind unruly behaviour of adolescents.
1) for understand the
2) to understanding the
3) to understands the
4) to understood the
5) No correction required

9. Although he is a reputed speaker, today his speech was irrational and full of ambiguities. 
1) speeches was irrational
2) speech was irrational
3) speech were irrationals
4) speech are irrational
5) No correction required

10. He was told for report back to the camp in the middle of the holidays when the tension at the border aggravated. 
1) He is told to
2) He was telling to
3) He would told for
4) He was told to
5) No correction required

ANSWERS - 

[C]-[F]-[B]-[D]-[E]-[A]

1. 2
2. 4
3. 5
4. 3
5. 2
6. 4
7. 2
8. 5
9. 5
10. 4






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