Sunday, 12 June 2016

Banking Pathway: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Given below are six sentences, ie A), B), C), D), E) and F). Arrange them in a meaningful order so as to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the following questions.

(A) The problem is more pronounced with regard to business travellers — be they pinstriped professionals, conferencehoppers or intrepid entrepreneurs.

(B) Compare this with China that has 10 times more, or the US that has 40 times more, and the figure shrinks into insignificance.

(C) For a country that prides in according guests the status of God, India has not yet figured out a basic requisite of good hospitality — a welcoming place to stay.


(D) There just isn’t enough room to host the increasing flow of inbound travellers, whose number rose by 13 per cent last year.

(E) So, if we are really committed to serve our guests with due regard we have to improve the statistics of accommodation units first.

(F) According to industry estimates, India has a total of about 110,000 registered hotel rooms.

1. Which will be the FIRST sentence in the paragraph?
1) A 
2) B 
3) C 
4) D 
5) E

2. Which will be the LAST sentence in the paragraph?
1) E 
2) D 
3) C 
4) B 
5) A

3. Which sentence will come at FOURTH place in the paragraph?
1) C 
2) E 
3) D 
4) B 
5) F

4. Which sentence will come at SECOND place in the paragraph?
1) F 
2) D 
3) A 
4) E 
5) B

5. Which sentence will come at FIFTH place in the paragraph?
1) E 
2) A 
3) D 
4) B 
5) F

Directions (Q. 16-20): In each of the following questions four words are given, of which two are most nearly the ‘same’ or ‘opposite’ in meaning. Find the pair of word which is most nearly the ‘same’ or ‘opposite’ in meaning and mark the number of the correct letter combination as your answer.

6. 
(A) Malice
(B) Spite
(C) Vague
(D) Porridge

1) A-B 
2) B-C 
3) C-D 
4) A-C 
5) B-D

7. 
(A) Primitive
(B) Recondite
(C) Redolent
(D) Modern

1) A-B 
2) A-C 
3) A-D 
4) B-C 
5) B-D

8. 
(A) Peccable
(B) Nescient
(C) Ignorant
(D) Lingual

1) A-B 
2) B-C 
3) C-D 
4) A-C 
5) B-D

9. 

(A) Enunciate
(B) Flounder
(C) Mope
(D) Proclaim

1) A-B 
2) B-C 
3) C-D 
4) A-D 
5) B-D

10. 

(A) Liturgy
(B) Paltry
(C) Immaculate
(D) Sullied

1) A-B 
2) A-C 
3) A-D 
4) B-C
5) C-D




Answers:
(1-5): CDAFBE
1. 3 
2. 1 
3. 5 
4. 2 
5. 4

6. 1 
7. 3 
8. 2 
9. 4 
10. 5



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