Quest for Clerk: English Quiz


Direction (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) However, many of these organisations may be oblivious to the absence of attitudinal change.
(B) Teams may be unwilling to unlearn old attitudes, which can make them unequal to the new challenge.
(C) In terms of technology and strategy, most organisations rise to this challenging situation and adapt to it.
(D) In the life of an organisation, an inflexion point arrives from time to time.
(E) They may be carrying over the same attitude to the new situation to the detriment of the organisation and their personal growth.
(F) Hardly pushed before, the employees may be in denial.

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

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

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

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

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

Directions (6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any 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 5). (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

6. 1) If we are indeed a democracy /2) then politicians would do well /3) to remember that tolerance and free speech /4) is the hallmark of democracy. /5) No error
7. 1) These efforts will help bring /2) the people of the two countries /3) closer together paving the way /4) for greater people-to-people contact. /5) No error
8. 1) Not only commerce undergraduates /2) though engineers and science graduates /3) also seem to be eager /4) to flow with the management stream. /5) No error
9. 1) If India was to become a developed country /2) this sectional imbalance has /3) to be corrected which is /4) possible by improving the quality of education. /5) No error
10. 1) There are ways and measures /2) to be followed if we /3) really mean to enhancing agricultural /4) growth in the years to come. /5) No error

Answers will be provided soon
DCABFE
1. (1); B
2. (3); C
3. (2); E
4. (5); D
5. (4); A
6. (4); Replace 'is' with 'are'.
7. (5)
8. (2); Replace 'though' with 'but'.
9. (1); It should be 'were' in place of 'was'.

10. (3); It should be 'enhance' in place of 'enhancing'.
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