SBI PO 2015: English Quiz

Directions(1-10): Find which part of  following sentences contain error if no error found mark (E) as answer.

1.The scenery (A)/ of Kodaikanal (B)/ are not (C)/ doubt very (D)/ beautiful. No error/ (E)

2.All the gentries (A)/ were invited (B)/ to the (C)/ college annual (D)/ day function. No error/ (E)

3.She has been (A)/ advised to (B)/ live on vegetables(C)/ and fruits. (D)/ No error/ (E)

4.They have (A)/ purchased many (B)/ items of furnitures (C)/ for their new (D)/ bungalow. No error/ (E)

5.Dozen of (A)/apples were (B)/distributed among the (C)/ boys by the (D)/ class teacher. No error/ (E)

6.They had to (A)/ face much troubles (B)/ during their (C)/journey to West (D) Bengal. No error/ (E)

7.Most of (A)/ the five years (B)/ plans of India (C)/ have been (D)/ successful. No error/ (E)

8.One of (A)/ my student (B)/ tells me (C)/ that she has failed (D)/ in English. No error/ (E)

9.She is (A)/ more cleverer (B)/ than any (C) other girl of (D)/ her age. No error/ (E)

10.Harder (A)/ you work (B)/, the better (C) division you (D)/ get. No error/ (E)  

Directions(11-15): The following six sentences have to be arranged in the proper sequence, so as to form a meaningful paragraph. On the basis of your sequencing, answer the questions given below.

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.

11. Which of the following will be the Fourth sentence?
(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E

12. Which of the following will be the First sentence?
(A) F
(B) D
(C) C
(D) B
(E) A

13. Which of the following will be the Last sentence?
(A) F
(B) D
(C) C
(D) B
(E) A

14. Which of the following will be the Third sentence?
(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E)  E

15. Which of the following will the Fifth sentence?
(A) B
(B) A
(C) C  
(D) D 
(E)  E

Answers:

1.C : is no doubt
2.A : All the gentry
3.D : fruit
4.C : of furniture
5.A : Dozens
6.B : much trouble
7.B : Five year plans
8.B : students
9.B : more
10.A : Add "The" before harder.
11.D
12.C
13.E
14.B

15.E


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