LIC AAO: Twisted Ones ( English Quiz for Bank Exams)

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We present to you English Quiz with a twist, very useful for LIC AAO and other Bank Exam.So get on with your practice.

Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following 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) A little over a month has passed since the terrorists, said to belong to the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), attacked the Indian airbase, coming across the International Border unhindered.
(B)The proof of the investigation will, needless to say, lie in the arrest and prosecution of the militant hand in Pakistan that is likely to have guided the Pathankot attackers.
(C)Though Pakistan has not registered a first information report in the Pathankot attack, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has promised to investigate the leads provided by the Indian establishment.
(D)It’s yet another moment of potential cooperation between India and Pakistan that might not last.
(E)Some hope has been rekindled, with Islamabad promising an “investigation” into any Pakistani links the attackers of the Indian airbase may have had, and New Delhi keeping its cool. 
(F)Post-Pathankot, the two countries have shown some maturity in keeping the rhetoric down.

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

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

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

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

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

Directions (Q. 6-10): Read each sentences 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 error of punctuation, if any)

6. The most important characteristic of 1)/ the Internet is wheather it is the richest corporation 2)/ in the world or an individual writing 3)/ a blog, both are treated identically on the Internet. 4)/ No error 5)

7. The last issue we 1)/ need to examine is how 2)/ a powerful monopoly can bend policy 3)/ by virtue of its control over its users.4)/ No error 5)

8. The only way for the Indian drug 1)/ industry to grow is by investing in research and 2)/ development and  producing novel 3)/ drugs that enjoy patent protection. 4)/ No error 5)

9. It is important to keep in mind 1)/ that a majority of Indians meet health care 2)/ costs through out-of-pocket expenditure, and 3)/ any increase is bound to adversely affect it .4)/ No error 5)

10. That Headley visited India with a fake passport 1)/ and was in Mumbai seven times before 2)/ the attack clearly reveals a major lapse on 3)/ the part of the Indian security establishment.4) No error 5)

Directions (11-15): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

It is one thing to …(11)… the fears of the ignorant and quite another to instil fear in the minds of the ignorant in an …(12)… to try and make political mileage from the situation. The project is in national interest. GAIL is not a private commercial institution or “corporation” but a public sector undertaking well …(13)… of its commitments. It has people who are qualified to decide whether the laying of pipes will …(14)… the quality of farm soil or the quantity of crop yield. Consciously not acknowledging these factors, politicians of all hues are now crying foul. We must also learn to …(15)… a considered court verdict.

1.) mark     
2.) address     
3.) label     
4.) direct     
5.) accept

1.) aim        
2.) struggle     
3.) shot      
4.) bid          
5.) attempt

1. ) familiar   
2.) excited    
3.) ignorant    
4.) aware      
5.) sensitive

1.) harm       
2.) benefit       
3.) help      
4.) enhance    
5.) decrease

1.) neglect     
2.) disregard    
3.)  respect      
4.) worship    
5.) honor 

6.(2); Replace ‘wheather’ with ‘whether’
7.(5); No error 
8.(3); Add ‘in’ before producing
9.(4); Replace ‘it’ with ‘them’
10.(1); Replace ‘with’ with ‘on’


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