IBPS PO Mains: English Quiz


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

A.Voluntary measures such as codes of conduct have failed to address these and deliver change. 
B.However, they can also cause serious problems with their irresponsible behavior. 
C.Companies are a wonderful force for good.
D.There are several instances of companies undermining worker’s rights and damaging the environment. 
E.The companies Bill 2009 is thus a means to address issues of corporate governance and ensure companies are accountable for their financial performance and social impact. 
F.They provide jobs, boost economies and aid social and environmental development. 

1.Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement? 
1) B
2) C
3) D
4) E
5) F

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

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

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

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

Directions (6-10) Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is 'No error', the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

6.We have recently began (a)/ the process of recruiting (b)/ insurance agents for (c)/our North-Eastern branches. (d)/ No error (e)

7.In spite that organizations are aware (a)/ of the importance of IT (b)/ they often do not know (c)/ how to deploy it effectively. (d)/ No error (e)

8.Although interlinking of rivers will (a)/help tackle drought, the government (b)/ has not paid much (c)/ attention to this project. (d)/ No error (e)

9.Keeping in mind that India (a)/ is one of the world’s fastest (b)/ growing economies many international (c)/ companies are invested in India. (d)/ No error (e)

10.Despite the merger, (a)/ the airline has reported (b)/ sizeable losses and is unable (c)/ to pay their employees. (d)/ No error (e)

Answers

1.  d (CFBDAE)
2.  a
3.  a
4.  c
5.  e
6.  a (replace 'began' with 'begun')
7.  a (replace 'in spite that' with 'although'
8.  e
9.  d (replace 'invested' with 'investing')
10.d (replace 'their' with 'its')



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