Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Night Class: English Quiz

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

(A) The common view was that entrepreneurs can succeed only if they are corrupt and have a powerful ‘godfather’ to back them up.

(B)The youth is choosing to give up high paying jobs and follow their passion.

(C) The success stories scripted by some of these bright young entrepreneurs have become legends today: Narayana Murthy, Dhirubhai Ambani and Sabeer Bhatia being some of them.

(D) And hopefully, one will see a similar sort of revolution in politics.

(E) With the opening up of the Indian economy and rapid globalisation, these perceptions have changed.

(F) Until about two decades ago, perceptions about entrepreneurship were equally disparaging.


1. Which of the following would be the 'Second' sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 
2) A 
3) E 
4) B 
5) F

2. Which of the following would be the 'Last' sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 
2) E 
3) B 
4) D 
5) A

3. Which of the following would be the 'Third' sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 
2) B 
3) C 
4) A 
5) D

4. Which of the following would be the 'Fifth' sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 
2) D 
3) C 
4) A 
5) B

5. Which of the following would be the 'Fourth' sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 
2) F 
3) A 
4) C 
5) B

Directions (Q. 6–10): In the following passage some of the words have been left out each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

India has the lowest income inequality among all emerging economies, ...(6)... it is much higher than most of the ...(7)... economies. The countries with higher income ...(8)... than India include Russia, China, Brazil, Indonesia and South Africa which have ...(9)... the highest income inequality among all developed and emerging economies studied by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). According to the Paris-based OECD, a grouping of the world’s 34 major economies, the rich-poor gap in most advanced economies has risen to highest levels in past three decades, while it continues to remain much higher in many emerging economies. Among both developed and emerging countries, the gap was ...(10)... to be highest in South Africa and lowest in Denmark. India had the lowest income gap, of the nine emerging economies studied by OECD, followed by Russia, Indonesia, Argentina, China, Latvia, Brazil, Columbia and South Africa.

6. 
1) although 
2) not only 
3) rather 
4) but 
5) but also

7. 
1) poor 
2) moderate 
3) advanced 
4) high 
5) low

8. 
1) level 
2) gap 
3) rate 
4) tax 
5) source

9. 
1) seen 
2) proved 
3) launched 
4) shown 
5) recorded

10. 
1) found 
2) seem 
3) put 
4) hold 
5) like


(1–5): F A E B C D
1. 2
2. 4
3. 1
4. 3
5. 5

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


10. 1

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