English Quiz for SO & AAO


Direction. (1 – 5): 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 (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)


1. The truth in India-Pakistan relations is 1)/ not for golden tomorrows but 2)/ the ingested bitterness about 3)/ bloody and betrayed yesterdays 4)/ No error 5).

2. This should be a relationship 1)/that is driven by neither 2)/ hawks nor doves but 3)/ with a clear charter of  goals 4)/ No error 5).

3. In times of emergency, as 1)/ we had learnt to do with responses 2)/to natural disasters, we must learn 3)/ to systematise our processes better 4)/ No error 5).

4. It is a truth universally acknowledged 1)/that terror groups targeting India 2)/ continuing to operate with 3)/ impunity from Pakistani soil 4)/ No error 5).

5. But from the two World Wars 1)/ of the last century, the warring nations 2)/ involved moving to embrace 3)/ a situation of coexistence 4)/ No error 5).

Direction(6-10):Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them— 


(A)The central bank's entry into the currency futures market is bound to reduce excessive movements in the rupee



(B)thanks to the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to intervene in the currency futures



(c)which these traders thrive on, besides narrowing the wide difference that the local unit trades at between the onshore and offshore,



(d)or unregulated non-deliverable forwards market, say traders. 



(e)The thriving derivatives trading in the Indian Rupee suddenly faces an existential threat - not because of unnerving volatility, but probably due to likely reduction in it.



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

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

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

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

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

Source-Various Newspaper


Answers 
1.2(Replace 'for'with 'about')
2.4(Replace 'with' with 'by')
3.2(Replace 'had' with 'have')
4.3(Replace 'continuing'with 'countinue)
5.3(Replace 'moving' with 'moved')
6.5 (EBACD)
7.1
8.4
9.3
10.2







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