English Quiz For SBI and NABARD 2016


Directions (Q.1-5). 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 excessive use of deep bore wells to extract groundwater has eroded the capacity of aquifers to replenish.
(B)This, however, is an incomplete explanation. Water scarcity — in both surface and ground water — is also the result of failure to regulate water extraction, storage, wastage and patterns of use.
(C)Preparation for drought and ipso facto for a deficit in annual rainfall must go beyond mitigation and include steps to address this man-made scarcity.
(D)Drought is attributed to rainfall deficit in several States, suggesting that meteorological and natural factors are primarily responsible for the phenomenon.
(E)Apart from the issue of bore wells, poor reservoir management has led to silt accumulation, among other issues limiting water storage.

1.Which of the following would be the fifth sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

2.Which of the following would be the second sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

3.Which of the following would be the first sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

4.Which of the following would be the third sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

5.Which of the following would be the fourth sentence?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Directions (Q.6-10): Find out the error in each of the following sentences, if any. If there is no error, the answer is ‘e’.

6. Zaheer Khan’s men would have (a)/ to curb their (b)/ inconsistent run as (c) the tournament approaches its business end.(d)
(a) Zaheer Khan’s men would have
(b) to curb their
(c) inconsistent run as
(d) the tournament approaches its business end.
(e) No error

7. I had no idea (a)/that I was suppose to deduct 1% (b)/of the value of the house(c)/ and deposit the amount with the government on behalf of the seller.(d)
(a) I had no idea
(b) that I was suppose to deduct 1%
(c) of the value of the house
(d) and deposit the amount with the government on behalf of the seller.
(e) No error

8. Till two years ago,(a)/ TDS kicked in when the interest (b)/from deposits made in one bank (c)/branch exceeded Rs 10,000 in a (d)/financial year.
(a) Till two years ago,
(b) TDS kicked in when the interest
(c) from deposits made in one bank
(d) branch exceeded Rs 10,000 in a
(e) No error

9. Apples' CEO Tim Cook will visit (a)/India later this week and (b)/is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi , as the iPhone maker seeks to cash (c)/ in on the "huge potential" in (d)/the world's second largest smartphone market.
(a) Apples' CEO Tim Cook will visit
(b) India later this week and
(c) is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi , as the iPhone maker seeks to cash
(d) in on the "huge potential" in
(e) No error

10. For the first time, (a)/ wheel chairs is been provide in (b)/all booths to help elderly(c)/ and the disabled. (d)
(a) For the first time,
(b) wheel chairs is been provide in
(c) all booths to help elderly
(d) and the disabled.
(e) No error






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