Tuesday, 13 January 2015

English Quiz

Directions(1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) , (E) and (F) into a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below it.

(A) The urban poor were neglected.
(B) A new generation of professionals however are attempting to reach the urban poor.
(C) This is because they were considered too mobile and lacking in cohesion.
(D) Microfinance institutions have traditionally focused on the rural poor.
(E) These factors do not facilitate generation of peer group pressure which is essential for the success of the microfinance model.
(F) Their challenge will be to adapt the traditional microfinance model to one suited to urban microfinance.


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

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

3. Which of the following is the sixth ( last) sentence after rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

4. Which of the following is the third sentence after rearrangement?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) F

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

Directions( 6 – 10): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each five words have been denoted by letters (1) , (2) , ( 3), (4) and (5) . Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

6. Efforts to …………. the issue will not be successful ………. both sides continue to blame each other.
(1) resolve ………. if
(2) discuss ……. unless
(3) address …….. whether
(4) settled …….. because
(5) close ……..... although

7. The economy has managed to retain its …….. edge despite …………. demand for its exports.
(1) leading ……. healthy
(2) competitive …….. shrinking
(3) sharp………. favourable
(4) predominant ……average
(5) worthwhile ……… durable

8. It will be …….. For the management to implement the policy because of the employees …… to change.
(1) inconvenient ………. willing
(2) complicated ………. concern
(3) burden ……… decision
(4) impossible ………. resistance
(5) critical ……… character

9. Analysis are looking ……………to more mergers in the banking ……….. which will boost the economy.
(1) around…. arena
(2) ahead …. rivals
(3) forward … sector
(4) perhaps ….. partners
(5) doubtfully …. investment

10. After the devastating fire, the Board has no …………… except …… of their textile factory.
(1) idea …….. inauguration
(2) estimate ……. running
(3) power ……. modernizing
(4) condition ……. improving
(5) option ………. closure




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


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