IBPS PO Mains: English Quiz

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

A. This is now orthodoxy to which I subscribe – up to a point.
B. It emerged from the mathematics of chance and statistics.
C. Therefore the risk is measurable and manageable.
D. The fundamental concept: Prices are not predictable, but the mathematical laws of chance can describe their fluctuations.
E. This is how what business schools now call modern finance was born.

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

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

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

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

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

Directions (Q.6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6._______ evil and obnoxious, child labour is a world wide ________.
1)Though, Phenomenon
2)Being, Saga
3)Despite, Occurance
4)Although, History
5)Sounding, Incident

7.The scars left _______ by insurgency have not yet ________.
1)Across, Softened
2)Beyond, Covered
3)Aside, Erased
4)Behind, healed
5)Beside, Recovered

8.There is no denying that an atmosphere of intolerance ________ _______ large parts of the world.
1)Pervades, over
2)Hovers, Round
3)Breeds, Almost
4)Affects, Inside
5)Prevails, Above

9.Coalition politics in India still has a long way to go before it _____ into a _______ political alternative.
1)Graduates, Progressing
2)Matures, Dependable
3)Shapes, Combined
4)Turns, bargaining
5)Contributes, National

10.Unless _____ replaces rhetoric both in India and Pakistan, talks between them will not make________.
1)Action, Success
2)Sincerity, Fruitful
3)Recognition, Start
4)Ideology, Sense
5)Pragmatism, Headway

1. 2 (EBDCA)
2. 4
3. 2
4. 3
5. 4
6. 1
7. 4
8. 1
9. 2

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