English Language Quiz For IBPS PO Mains: 6th November

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English Language Quiz For IBPS PO

IBPS PO Prelims and Indian Bank PO Prelims exam results are out. Now the next step is to clear the Mains examination. Thus, English Language can be an impetus for your success by saving time and scoring well. 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 PO Mains and Indian Bank PO Mains exam.



Directions (1-5): Answer the following questions after rearranging the following sentences into a coherent paragraph and identify the sentence that doesn’t fit in the context of the paragraph. 


(A) Forests, fisheries and drinking water supplies are imperiled as extractive industries chew further into the wild. 

(B) It is the idea that wild lands and waters are best conserved not in private hands, locked behind gates, but as public national parks, wildlife refuges and marine reserves, forever open for everyone to experience and explore.
(C) Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. 
(D) But there is another, encouraging side to this depressing story: how a simple idea, born in the United States in the 19th century and now racing around the globe, may yet preserve a substantial portion of our planet in a natural state. 
(E) The notion of holding these places in public trust was one I became deeply influenced by as a young man, when I first climbed and hiked on public lands in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. 
(F) Plant and animal species are estimated to be disappearing at a rate 1,000 times faster than they were before humans arrived on the scene.
(G) This money will support locally led conservation efforts around the world, push for increased global targets for land and ocean protection, seek to raise public awareness about the importance of this effort, and fund scientific studies to identify the best strategies to reach our target. 



Q1. Considering the statement (C), “Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. ” as the second statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which one among the following statements does not belong to the coherent paragraph?
A
B
D
F
G
Solution:
The correct rearrangement for the above sentences is FCADBE and statement G is incoherent.
Plant and animal species are estimated to be disappearing at a rate 1,000 times faster than they were before humans arrived on the scene. Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. Forests, fisheries and drinking water supplies are imperiled as extractive industries chew further into the wild. But there is another, encouraging side to this depressing story: how a simple idea, born in the United States in the 19th century and now racing around the globe, may yet preserve a substantial portion of our planet in a natural state. It is the idea that wild lands and waters are best conserved not in private hands, locked behind gates, but as public national parks, wildlife refuges and marine reserves, forever open for everyone to experience and explore. The notion of holding these places in public trust was one I became deeply influenced by as a young man, when I first climbed and hiked on public lands in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

Q2. Considering the statement (C), “Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. ” as the second statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which one among the following pairs is consecutively related with each other?
F-D
C-B
D-E
D-B
Both (a) and (c)
Solution:
The correct rearrangement for the above sentences is FCADBE and statement G is incoherent.
Hence, statement D-B is consecutively related with each other. Plant and animal species are estimated to be disappearing at a rate 1,000 times faster than they were before humans arrived on the scene. Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. Forests, fisheries and drinking water supplies are imperiled as extractive industries chew further into the wild. But there is another, encouraging side to this depressing story: how a simple idea, born in the United States in the 19th century and now racing around the globe, may yet preserve a substantial portion of our planet in a natural state. It is the idea that wild lands and waters are best conserved not in private hands, locked behind gates, but as public national parks, wildlife refuges and marine reserves, forever open for everyone to experience and explore. The notion of holding these places in public trust was one I became deeply influenced by as a young man, when I first climbed and hiked on public lands in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

Q3. Considering the statement (C), “Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. ” as the second statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, what should be the logical and meaningful sequence of the rearranged paragraph after eliminating the incoherent statement?
FCBDAE
DCABGF
BCFEDG
BCDBEA
FCADBE
Solution:
The correct rearrangement for the above sentences is FCADBE and statement G is incoherent.
Plant and animal species are estimated to be disappearing at a rate 1,000 times faster than they were before humans arrived on the scene. Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. Forests, fisheries and drinking water supplies are imperiled as extractive industries chew further into the wild. But there is another, encouraging side to this depressing story: how a simple idea, born in the United States in the 19th century and now racing around the globe, may yet preserve a substantial portion of our planet in a natural state. It is the idea that wild lands and waters are best conserved not in private hands, locked behind gates, but as public national parks, wildlife refuges and marine reserves, forever open for everyone to experience and explore. The notion of holding these places in public trust was one I became deeply influenced by as a young man, when I first climbed and hiked on public lands in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

Q4. Considering the statement (C), “Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. ” as the second statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which of the following statement should be the LAST sentence after the rearrangement? (Excluding the incoherent sentence)
B
E
G
D
A
Solution:
The correct rearrangement for the above sentences is FCADBE and statement G is incoherent.
Plant and animal species are estimated to be disappearing at a rate 1,000 times faster than they were before humans arrived on the scene. Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. Forests, fisheries and drinking water supplies are imperiled as extractive industries chew further into the wild. But there is another, encouraging side to this depressing story: how a simple idea, born in the United States in the 19th century and now racing around the globe, may yet preserve a substantial portion of our planet in a natural state. It is the idea that wild lands and waters are best conserved not in private hands, locked behind gates, but as public national parks, wildlife refuges and marine reserves, forever open for everyone to experience and explore. The notion of holding these places in public trust was one I became deeply influenced by as a young man, when I first climbed and hiked on public lands in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

Q5. Considering the statement (C), “Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. ” as the second statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which of the following statement should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement? (Excluding the incoherent sentence)
D
A
B
F
G
Solution:
The correct rearrangement for the above sentences is FCADBE and statement G is incoherent.
Plant and animal species are estimated to be disappearing at a rate 1,000 times faster than they were before humans arrived on the scene. Climate change is upending natural systems across the planet. Forests, fisheries and drinking water supplies are imperiled as extractive industries chew further into the wild. But there is another, encouraging side to this depressing story: how a simple idea, born in the United States in the 19th century and now racing around the globe, may yet preserve a substantial portion of our planet in a natural state. It is the idea that wild lands and waters are best conserved not in private hands, locked behind gates, but as public national parks, wildlife refuges and marine reserves, forever open for everyone to experience and explore. The notion of holding these places in public trust was one I became deeply influenced by as a young man, when I first climbed and hiked on public lands in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

Directions (6-10): Answer the following questions after rearranging the following sentences into a coherent paragraph and identify the sentence that doesn’t fit in the context of the paragraph. 


(A) The problem seems so intractable, the challenges of addressing it so monumental, as to defy solving. But the history of technology offers reasons for optimism.

(B) Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. 
(C) The private sector was able to make money bringing electricity to densely populated cities like New York, St. Louis and Chicago, but it took federal intervention, under the 1936 Rural Electrification Act, to bring it to rural communities across America.
(D) That’s why the time lost since 1992, when governments first signed a landmark climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is so distressing.
(E) Major technological transformations can occur over 10 to 30 years.
(F) If we had set to work then, as President George H.W. Bush promised to do by taking “concrete steps” to protect ourselves from disruptive climate change, we could have transformed our energy systems by now and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
(G) Dangerous planetary warming is underway, it’s happening faster than scientists predicted, and time is running out to stop it.



Q6. Considering the statement (B), “Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom.” as the FIRST statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which of the following statement should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement? (Excluding the incoherent sentence)
G
A
E
D
F
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is BGAEDF and C is incoherent here. Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. Dangerous planetary warming is underway, it’s happening faster than scientists predicted, and time is running out to stop it. The problem seems so intractable, the challenges of addressing it so monumental, as to defy solving. But the history of technology offers reasons for optimism. Major technological transformations can occur over 10 to 30 years. That’s why the time lost since 1992, when governments first signed a landmark climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is so distressing. If we had set to work then, as President George H.W. Bush promised to do by taking “concrete steps” to protect ourselves from disruptive climate change, we could have transformed our energy systems by now and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Q7. Considering the statement (B), “Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. ” as the FIRST statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which of the following statement should be the LAST sentence after the rearrangement? (Excluding the incoherent sentence)
F
C
G
A
D
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is BGAEDF and C is incoherent here. Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. Dangerous planetary warming is underway, it’s happening faster than scientists predicted, and time is running out to stop it. The problem seems so intractable, the challenges of addressing it so monumental, as to defy solving. But the history of technology offers reasons for optimism. Major technological transformations can occur over 10 to 30 years. That’s why the time lost since 1992, when governments first signed a landmark climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is so distressing. If we had set to work then, as President George H.W. Bush promised to do by taking “concrete steps” to protect ourselves from disruptive climate change, we could have transformed our energy systems by now and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Q8. Considering the statement (B), “Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. ” as the FIRST statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, what should be the logical and meaningful sequence of the rearranged paragraph after eliminating the incoherent statement?
BFACDE
BDAFCE
BADCEF
BGAEDF
BFGADC
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is BGAEDF and C is incoherent here. Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. Dangerous planetary warming is underway, it’s happening faster than scientists predicted, and time is running out to stop it. The problem seems so intractable, the challenges of addressing it so monumental, as to defy solving. But the history of technology offers reasons for optimism. Major technological transformations can occur over 10 to 30 years. That’s why the time lost since 1992, when governments first signed a landmark climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is so distressing. If we had set to work then, as President George H.W. Bush promised to do by taking “concrete steps” to protect ourselves from disruptive climate change, we could have transformed our energy systems by now and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Q9. Considering the statement (B), “Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. ” as the FIRST statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which one among the following pairs is consecutively related with each other?
G-E
B-E
E-F
A-D
D-F
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is BGAEDF and C is incoherent here. Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. Dangerous planetary warming is underway, it’s happening faster than scientists predicted, and time is running out to stop it. The problem seems so intractable, the challenges of addressing it so monumental, as to defy solving. But the history of technology offers reasons for optimism. Major technological transformations can occur over 10 to 30 years. That’s why the time lost since 1992, when governments first signed a landmark climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is so distressing. If we had set to work then, as President George H.W. Bush promised to do by taking “concrete steps” to protect ourselves from disruptive climate change, we could have transformed our energy systems by now and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Q10. Considering the statement (B), “Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. ” as the FIRST statement of the paragraph after the rearrangement, which one among the following statements does not belong to the coherent paragraph?
A
F
C
D
E
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is BGAEDF and C is incoherent here. Last week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was bad news from top to bottom. Dangerous planetary warming is underway, it’s happening faster than scientists predicted, and time is running out to stop it. The problem seems so intractable, the challenges of addressing it so monumental, as to defy solving. But the history of technology offers reasons for optimism. Major technological transformations can occur over 10 to 30 years. That’s why the time lost since 1992, when governments first signed a landmark climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is so distressing. If we had set to work then, as President George H.W. Bush promised to do by taking “concrete steps” to protect ourselves from disruptive climate change, we could have transformed our energy systems by now and significantly reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

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


(A) Underemployment in agriculture, natural calamities, and input/output market imperfections

(B) In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs 
(C) In urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. Data show that 
(D) Poverty at the origin, it is not free from distress — distress due to unemployment or
(E) Employment-seeking is the principal reason for migration in regions without conflict
(F) Though migration is expected to enhance consumption and lift families out of absolute
(G) Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors 



Q11. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
F
D
B
A
G
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is FDAGBCE. Though migration is expected to enhance consumption and lift families out of absolute poverty at the origin, it is not free from distress — distress due to unemployment or underemployment in agriculture, natural calamities, and input/output market imperfections. Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. Data show that employment-seeking is the principal reason for migration in regions without conflict.

Q12. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
F
A
G
D
B
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is FDAGBCE. Though migration is expected to enhance consumption and lift families out of absolute poverty at the origin, it is not free from distress — distress due to unemployment or underemployment in agriculture, natural calamities, and input/output market imperfections. Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. Data show that employment-seeking is the principal reason for migration in regions without conflict.

Q13. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
B
C
G
E
F
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is FDAGBCE. Though migration is expected to enhance consumption and lift families out of absolute poverty at the origin, it is not free from distress — distress due to unemployment or underemployment in agriculture, natural calamities, and input/output market imperfections. Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. Data show that employment-seeking is the principal reason for migration in regions without conflict.

Q14. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
D
A
B
C
F
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is FDAGBCE. Though migration is expected to enhance consumption and lift families out of absolute poverty at the origin, it is not free from distress — distress due to unemployment or underemployment in agriculture, natural calamities, and input/output market imperfections. Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. Data show that employment-seeking is the principal reason for migration in regions without conflict.

Q15. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
G
B
A
C
E
Solution:
The correct rearrangement is FDAGBCE. Though migration is expected to enhance consumption and lift families out of absolute poverty at the origin, it is not free from distress — distress due to unemployment or underemployment in agriculture, natural calamities, and input/output market imperfections. Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. Data show that employment-seeking is the principal reason for migration in regions without conflict.

               


                                         

                   

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