Quest For Clerk: English Quiz


Directions (Q.1-5): Rearrange the following six 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) It is a general term used to describe over 200 individual diseases.
(B) The abnormal cells grow without any control, invade through normal tissue barriers and reproduce indefinitely.
(C) The word “cancer” comes from Latin, meaning a crab.
(D) These characteristics include development within any tissue of a malignant growth.
(E) A tumour was called cancer because of swollen veins around the area resembling a crab’s limbs.
(F) These diseases progress differently over a period of time and share certain characteristics.

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

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

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

4. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) None of these

5. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) None of these

Directions (Q.6-10): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

6. Vision is usually ___________most effectively when many different __________are used.
(1) developed–manifestations
(2) adapted–organisations
(3) communicated–vehicles
(4) exhibited–forms
(5) described–thought

7. People who have been through difficult, painful and not very________change efforts often end up__________both pessimistic and angry conclusions.
(1) successful–drawing
(2) meaningful–projecting
(3) reliable–evolving
(4) strong–following
(5) challenging–lamenting

8. The human mind is never__________it advances or it__________
(1) absolute–diminishes
(2) dynamic–shops
(3) perfect–disintegrates
(4) stationary–retrogrades
(5) happy–decomposes

9. If misery is the effect of ill-fortune, it ought to be pitied if of ________to be _____________
(1) virtue-criticised
(2) calamity-reverenced
(3) virtue-protected
(4) vice-reverenced
(5) virtue-reverenced

10. It would be impossible for us to continue living in this world if each of us ___________ exactly, what fate had in ______for him.
(1) follow–plan
(2) appreciate–strategy
(3) design–anticipation
(4) visualise–hidden
(5) knew–store

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Answers 
1. 5
2. 2
3. 4
4. 1
5. 5
6. 4
7. 1
8. 4
9. 5

10. 1


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