Featured post

IBPS RRB CWE-VI 2017 Notification FAQ

Thursday, 8 January 2015

English Quiz

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

(A) But I always felt somewhere in my mind that I loved acting.
(B) He never wanted me to be an actor, as he didn’t look upon theatre or acting as respectable vocation.
(C) Firstly, there was no tradition of theatre in my- family.
(D) I am talking specifically of acting, not theatre in general.
(E) My parents were old- fashioned.
(F) I will answer all your queries a little elaborately.
(G) Let alone theater, arts in general had no place of respect in my family.
(H) My father was a government servant.


1. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence?
(1) G
(2) C
(3) H
(4) D
(5) E

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

3. Which of the following will be the SIXTH sentence?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) A
(4) D
(5) E

4. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
(1) D
(2) E
(3) A
(4) B
(5) G

5. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
(1) H
(2) E
(3) G
(4) C
(5) A

Directions (6-9) Read each 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 the part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘5’. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

6. Many animals and plants live in water (1) / but not in the same kind of water (2) / because not all water is the same . (3) / Sea water, for instance, contains a lot of salt, fresh water contains very little. (4) /  No error (5)

7. A sparrow has made a nest in Kesho’s house (1) / and had laid eggs. Both Kesho and his sister Shyama (2) / watched the nest for hours every day. (3) / Even meal times were forgotten. (4) / No error (5)

8. A skillful advertiser may be able to create (1) / practically a monopoly for himself. (2) / not because his product is superior to (3) / but because he has succeeded in inducing people to believe that it is . (4)/ No error (5)

9. Whatever may be the origin of speech, (1)/ we can be certain that man did not began (2)/ to feel the need to speak (3) / until he began to live in communities. (4) / No error (5)



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





No comments:

Post a Comment