English Language Quiz (Sentence Rearrangements) for IBPS Clerk Prelims - 22nd November



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 Solih government came to power on the back of a coalition of unlikely bedfellows.

B. The last is an allusion to the untold millions allegedly paid to officials as kickbacks for various mega-construction projects.

C. After five years of rule by a government that strong-armed political dissent domestically, the Maldives has put a pro-people administration in power,

D. Swearing in Ibrahim Solih, representing the Maldivian Democratic Party, as President on November 17.

E. He has announced a slew of populist policies, and vowed to end an era of “large-scale embezzlement and corruption”.

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

A
B
C
D
E
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
After five years of rule by a government that strong-armed political dissent domestically, the Maldives has put a pro-people administration in power, swearing in Ibrahim Solih, representing the Maldivian Democratic Party, as President on November 17. He has announced a slew of populist policies, and vowed to end an era of “large-scale embezzlement and corruption”. The last is an allusion to the untold millions allegedly paid to officials as kickbacks for various mega-construction projects. The Solih government came to power on the back of a coalition of unlikely bedfellows. 
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, CDEBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (a).

Q2. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
After five years of rule by a government that strong-armed political dissent domestically, the Maldives has put a pro-people administration in power, swearing in Ibrahim Solih, representing the Maldivian Democratic Party, as President on November 17. He has announced a slew of populist policies, and vowed to end an era of “large-scale embezzlement and corruption”. The last is an allusion to the untold millions allegedly paid to officials as kickbacks for various mega-construction projects. The Solih government came to power on the back of a coalition of unlikely bedfellows. 
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, CDEBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (d).

Q3. 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 –
After five years of rule by a government that strong-armed political dissent domestically, the Maldives has put a pro-people administration in power, swearing in Ibrahim Solih, representing the Maldivian Democratic Party, as President on November 17. He has announced a slew of populist policies, and vowed to end an era of “large-scale embezzlement and corruption”. The last is an allusion to the untold millions allegedly paid to officials as kickbacks for various mega-construction projects. The Solih government came to power on the back of a coalition of unlikely bedfellows. 
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, CDEBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (b).

Q4. 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 –
After five years of rule by a government that strong-armed political dissent domestically, the Maldives has put a pro-people administration in power, swearing in Ibrahim Solih, representing the Maldivian Democratic Party, as President on November 17. He has announced a slew of populist policies, and vowed to end an era of “large-scale embezzlement and corruption”. The last is an allusion to the untold millions allegedly paid to officials as kickbacks for various mega-construction projects. The Solih government came to power on the back of a coalition of unlikely bedfellows. 
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, CDEBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (b).

Q5. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
After five years of rule by a government that strong-armed political dissent domestically, the Maldives has put a pro-people administration in power, swearing in Ibrahim Solih, representing the Maldivian Democratic Party, as President on November 17. He has announced a slew of populist policies, and vowed to end an era of “large-scale embezzlement and corruption”. The last is an allusion to the untold millions allegedly paid to officials as kickbacks for various mega-construction projects. The Solih government came to power on the back of a coalition of unlikely bedfellows. 
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, CDEBA. Hence the correct answer here is option (c).

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. In parts, this sanctity to Thirunavaya in the Hindu, and particularly the Vaishnavite,

B. My father asked if I would accompany him to a town in northern Kerala called Thirunavaya.

C. Cosmos is bestowed by the river Bharathapuzha which flows by the temple.

D. The place was known, particularly among us - Hindus of Malabar and Kodagu - for a small Vishnu temple.

E. More importantly, it was famous as the place where one went to make offerings on behalf of one’s ancestors.

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

A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
My father asked if I would accompany him to a town in northern Kerala called Thirunavaya. The place was known, particularly among us - Hindus of Malabar and Kodagu - for a small Vishnu temple. More importantly, it was famous as the place where one went to make offerings on behalf of one’s ancestors. In parts, this sanctity to Thirunavaya in the Hindu, and particularly the Vaishnavite, cosmos is bestowed by the river Bharathapuzha which flows by the temple.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, BDEAC. Hence the correct answer here is option (a).

Q7. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
My father asked if I would accompany him to a town in northern Kerala called Thirunavaya. The place was known, particularly among us - Hindus of Malabar and Kodagu - for a small Vishnu temple. More importantly, it was famous as the place where one went to make offerings on behalf of one’s ancestors. In parts, this sanctity to Thirunavaya in the Hindu, and particularly the Vaishnavite, cosmos is bestowed by the river Bharathapuzha which flows by the temple.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, BDEAC. Hence the correct answer here is option (d).

Q8. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
E
D
C
B
A
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
My father asked if I would accompany him to a town in northern Kerala called Thirunavaya. The place was known, particularly among us - Hindus of Malabar and Kodagu - for a small Vishnu temple. More importantly, it was famous as the place where one went to make offerings on behalf of one’s ancestors. In parts, this sanctity to Thirunavaya in the Hindu, and particularly the Vaishnavite, cosmos is bestowed by the river Bharathapuzha which flows by the temple.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, BDEAC. Hence the correct answer here is option (d).

Q9. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
My father asked if I would accompany him to a town in northern Kerala called Thirunavaya. The place was known, particularly among us - Hindus of Malabar and Kodagu - for a small Vishnu temple. More importantly, it was famous as the place where one went to make offerings on behalf of one’s ancestors. In parts, this sanctity to Thirunavaya in the Hindu, and particularly the Vaishnavite, cosmos is bestowed by the river Bharathapuzha which flows by the temple.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, BDEAC. Hence the correct answer here is option (b).

Q10. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
My father asked if I would accompany him to a town in northern Kerala called Thirunavaya. The place was known, particularly among us - Hindus of Malabar and Kodagu - for a small Vishnu temple. More importantly, it was famous as the place where one went to make offerings on behalf of one’s ancestors. In parts, this sanctity to Thirunavaya in the Hindu, and particularly the Vaishnavite, cosmos is bestowed by the river Bharathapuzha which flows by the temple.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, BDEAC. Hence the correct answer here is option (c).

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. for the actions taken as for the fact that it’s the first time the body has met since

B. criticism began with RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya firing the first salvo,

C. the ‘RBI vs Finance Ministry’ tussle broke out in the open. The public exchange of words and

D. saying the government was encroaching on the central bank’s independence and autonomy. 

E. Monday’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board will be as important

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

A
B
C
D
E
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
Monday’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board will be as important for the actions taken as for the fact that it’s the first time the body has met since the ‘RBI vs Finance Ministry’ tussle broke out in the open. The public exchange of words and criticism began with RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya firing the first salvo, saying the government was encroaching on the central bank’s independence and autonomy.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, EACBD. Hence the correct answer here is option (c).

Q12. 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 –
Monday’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board will be as important for the actions taken as for the fact that it’s the first time the body has met since the ‘RBI vs Finance Ministry’ tussle broke out in the open. The public exchange of words and criticism began with RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya firing the first salvo, saying the government was encroaching on the central bank’s independence and autonomy.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, EACBD. Hence the correct answer here is option (c).

Q13. 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 –
Monday’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board will be as important for the actions taken as for the fact that it’s the first time the body has met since the ‘RBI vs Finance Ministry’ tussle broke out in the open. The public exchange of words and criticism began with RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya firing the first salvo, saying the government was encroaching on the central bank’s independence and autonomy.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, EACBD. Hence the correct answer here is option (a).

Q14. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
A
C
E
D
B
Solution:
The correct paragraph/arrangement of the given sentences is as follows –
Monday’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board will be as important for the actions taken as for the fact that it’s the first time the body has met since the ‘RBI vs Finance Ministry’ tussle broke out in the open. The public exchange of words and criticism began with RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya firing the first salvo, saying the government was encroaching on the central bank’s independence and autonomy.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, EACBD. Hence the correct answer here is option (d).

Q15. 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 –
Monday’s meeting of the Reserve Bank of India’s Central Board will be as important for the actions taken as for the fact that it’s the first time the body has met since the ‘RBI vs Finance Ministry’ tussle broke out in the open. The public exchange of words and criticism began with RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya firing the first salvo, saying the government was encroaching on the central bank’s independence and autonomy.
Therefore, the correct sequence would be, EACBD. Hence the correct answer here is option (b).

               



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