English Language Parajumble Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims - 27th October


IBPS Clerk Prelims is on its way and a lot of aspirants are heading towards new hopes with this upcoming opportunity. Thus, English Language can be an impetus for their success by helping them save crucial time and score good points in lesser time and effort. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam.
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Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below. 

A. The little boy handed the parachute back to the priest and said, “Not to worry Father. The smartest man in the world just took off with my back pack.”

B. I deserve to live.” He also grabbed a parachute and jumped. The priest looked at the little boy and said, “My son, I’ve lived a long and full life. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Take the last parachute and live in peace.”
C. The doctor grabbed one and said “I’m a doctor, I save lives, so I must live,” and jumped out. The lawyer then said, “I’m a lawyer and lawyers are the smartest people in the world.
D. A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble.
E. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute and yelled to the passengers that they better jump, and he himself bailed out. Unfortunately, there were only three parachutes remaining.

Q1. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?

A
C
E
D
B

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute and yelled to the passengers that they better jump, and he himself bailed out. Unfortunately, there were only three parachutes remaining. The doctor grabbed one and said “I’m a doctor, I save lives, so I must live,” and jumped out. The lawyer then said, “I’m a lawyer and lawyers are the smartest people in the world. I deserve to live.” He also grabbed a parachute and jumped. The priest looked at the little boy and said, “My son, I’ve lived a long and full life. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Take the last parachute and live in peace.” The little boy handed the parachute back to the priest and said, “Not to worry Father. The smartest man in the world just took off with my back pack.”

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DECBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (d)

Q2. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
E
C
B
A
D

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute and yelled to the passengers that they better jump, and he himself bailed out. Unfortunately, there were only three parachutes remaining. The doctor grabbed one and said “I’m a doctor, I save lives, so I must live,” and jumped out. The lawyer then said, “I’m a lawyer and lawyers are the smartest people in the world. I deserve to live.” He also grabbed a parachute and jumped. The priest looked at the little boy and said, “My son, I’ve lived a long and full life. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Take the last parachute and live in peace.” The little boy handed the parachute back to the priest and said, “Not to worry Father. The smartest man in the world just took off with my back pack.”

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DECBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (c)

Q3. Which of the following will be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
E
A
B
D
C

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute and yelled to the passengers that they better jump, and he himself bailed out. Unfortunately, there were only three parachutes remaining. The doctor grabbed one and said “I’m a doctor, I save lives, so I must live,” and jumped out. The lawyer then said, “I’m a lawyer and lawyers are the smartest people in the world. I deserve to live.” He also grabbed a parachute and jumped. The priest looked at the little boy and said, “My son, I’ve lived a long and full life. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Take the last parachute and live in peace.” The little boy handed the parachute back to the priest and said, “Not to worry Father. The smartest man in the world just took off with my back pack.”

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DECBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (b)

Q4. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
A
E
B
C
D

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute and yelled to the passengers that they better jump, and he himself bailed out. Unfortunately, there were only three parachutes remaining. The doctor grabbed one and said “I’m a doctor, I save lives, so I must live,” and jumped out. The lawyer then said, “I’m a lawyer and lawyers are the smartest people in the world. I deserve to live.” He also grabbed a parachute and jumped. The priest looked at the little boy and said, “My son, I’ve lived a long and full life. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Take the last parachute and live in peace.” The little boy handed the parachute back to the priest and said, “Not to worry Father. The smartest man in the world just took off with my back pack.”

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DECBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (d)

Q5. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A
B
C
D
E

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

A doctor, a lawyer, a little boy and a priest were out for a Sunday afternoon flight on a small private plane. Suddenly, the plane developed engine trouble. In spite of the best efforts of the pilot, the plane started to go down. Finally, the pilot grabbed a parachute and yelled to the passengers that they better jump, and he himself bailed out. Unfortunately, there were only three parachutes remaining. The doctor grabbed one and said “I’m a doctor, I save lives, so I must live,” and jumped out. The lawyer then said, “I’m a lawyer and lawyers are the smartest people in the world. I deserve to live.” He also grabbed a parachute and jumped. The priest looked at the little boy and said, “My son, I’ve lived a long and full life. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. Take the last parachute and live in peace.” The little boy handed the parachute back to the priest and said, “Not to worry Father. The smartest man in the world just took off with my back pack.”

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DECBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (e)

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

A. Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on October 26 in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. 

B. They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The man was in his 50s, a law enforcement official said, 
C. But his name and any charges he might face were not immediately known.
D. Its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation.
E. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, 

Q6. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?

A
D
C
E
B

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on on October 26 in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The man was in his 50s, a law enforcement official said, but his name and any charges he might face were not immediately known.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, AEDBC. Hence the correct answer here is option (b)

Q7. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
E
D
A
B
C

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on on October 26 in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The man was in his 50s, a law enforcement official said, but his name and any charges he might face were not immediately known.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, AEDBC. Hence the correct answer here is option (c)

Q8. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
D
C
A
E
B

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on on October 26 in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The man was in his 50s, a law enforcement official said, but his name and any charges he might face were not immediately known.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, AEDBC. Hence the correct answer here is option (e)

Q9. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A
E
D
B
C

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on on October 26 in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The man was in his 50s, a law enforcement official said, but his name and any charges he might face were not immediately known.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, AEDBC. Hence the correct answer here is option (b)

Q10. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
B
E
D

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Federal authorities arrested a man in Florida on on October 26 in connection with the mail-bomb scare that widened to 12 suspicious packages, the Justice Department said. Law enforcement officers were seen on television examining a white van, its windows covered with an assortment of stickers, in the city of Plantation. They covered the vehicle with a blue tarp. The man was in his 50s, a law enforcement official said, but his name and any charges he might face were not immediately known.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, AEDBC. Hence the correct answer here is option (b)

Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below. 

A. “Many parties make fun and tell us that we have no base in Haryana. They did the same in Delhi when they used to say that no one would vote for us.

B. It registered a record win in the national capital and now they were doing the same in Haryana, where the “party’s graph was on the rise”.
C. Stating that the AAP can provide a viable alternative to parties like the BJP, the Congress and the INLD, Mr. Kejriwal said his party was growing in Haryana.
D. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that political parties had underestimated the Aam Aadmi Party before
E. But people of Delhi had made up their mind and voted for us with overwhelming majority,” he said addressing a public gathering here.

Q11. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?

A
C
D
E
B

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that political parties had underestimated the Aam Aadmi Party before it registered a record win in the national capital and now they were doing the same in Haryana, where the “party’s graph was on the rise”. “Many parties make fun and tell us that we have no base in Haryana. They did the same in Delhi when they used to say that no one would vote for us. But people of Delhi had made up their mind and voted for us with overwhelming majority,” he said addressing a public gathering here. Stating that the AAP can provide a viable alternative to parties like the BJP, the Congress and the INLD, Mr. Kejriwal said his party was growing in Haryana.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DBAEC. Hence the correct answer here is option (c)

Q12. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
E
A
B
D
C

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that political parties had underestimated the Aam Aadmi Party before it registered a record win in the national capital and now they were doing the same in Haryana, where the “party’s graph was on the rise”. “Many parties make fun and tell us that we have no base in Haryana. They did the same in Delhi when they used to say that no one would vote for us. But people of Delhi had made up their mind and voted for us with overwhelming majority,” he said addressing a public gathering here. Stating that the AAP can provide a viable alternative to parties like the BJP, the Congress and the INLD, Mr. Kejriwal said his party was growing in Haryana.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DBAEC. Hence the correct answer here is option (b)

Q13. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
A
B
C
D
E

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that political parties had underestimated the Aam Aadmi Party before it registered a record win in the national capital and now they were doing the same in Haryana, where the “party’s graph was on the rise”. “Many parties make fun and tell us that we have no base in Haryana. They did the same in Delhi when they used to say that no one would vote for us. But people of Delhi had made up their mind and voted for us with overwhelming majority,” he said addressing a public gathering here. Stating that the AAP can provide a viable alternative to parties like the BJP, the Congress and the INLD, Mr. Kejriwal said his party was growing in Haryana.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DBAEC. Hence the correct answer here is option (e)

Q14. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A
E
C
D
B

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that political parties had underestimated the Aam Aadmi Party before it registered a record win in the national capital and now they were doing the same in Haryana, where the “party’s graph was on the rise”. “Many parties make fun and tell us that we have no base in Haryana. They did the same in Delhi when they used to say that no one would vote for us. But people of Delhi had made up their mind and voted for us with overwhelming majority,” he said addressing a public gathering here. Stating that the AAP can provide a viable alternative to parties like the BJP, the Congress and the INLD, Mr. Kejriwal said his party was growing in Haryana.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DBAEC. Hence the correct answer here is option (e)

Q15. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
C
D
E
A
B

Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday that political parties had underestimated the Aam Aadmi Party before it registered a record win in the national capital and now they were doing the same in Haryana, where the “party’s graph was on the rise”. “Many parties make fun and tell us that we have no base in Haryana. They did the same in Delhi when they used to say that no one would vote for us. But people of Delhi had made up their mind and voted for us with overwhelming majority,” he said addressing a public gathering here. Stating that the AAP can provide a viable alternative to parties like the BJP, the Congress and the INLD, Mr. Kejriwal said his party was growing in Haryana.

Therefore, the correct sequence would be, DBAEC. Hence the correct answer here is option (a)

               




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