Banking Pathway: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic 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 errors of punctuation, If any).
1. 1) Ravi gets up early / 2) and he is very active and / 3) productive from moment / 4) his feet touch the ground. / 5) No error.

2. 1) We are highly aware also my relative, / 2) that he will be late, no matter what, / 3) and actually calculate around a 30 minute plus schedule, / 4) and the anxiety he feels in those 30 minute is not very productive. / 5) No error


3. 1) There were several times / 2) when we thought that our ship will hit the cliffs / 3) or will turn upside down but nothing happened / 4) as we followed the instruction carefully. / 5) No error

4. 1) The dropping of the price of basic things in the latest budget / 2) a symbolic victory for the student movement, / 3) but in practise amounts to no more than an attempt to force through regressive reforms by executive action, / 4) without a public argument. / 5) No error

5. 1) Even and especially if Ridhima left last Saturday / 2) to take the garbage at the tip, / 3) after announcing that she isn’t sure she likes me anymore / 4) and few months later still hasn’t come back. / 5) No error
Directions (Q. 6-10): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) But for its survival, it needs food.

(B) This is nature in its true form.

(C) A jellyfish sometimes swallows a snail and since the snail is protected in the shell, it remains alive.

(D) So, it starts eating the jellyfish from inside and keeps growing till it consumes the entire jellyfish.

(E) It is always the enemy within that consumes and destroys society.

(F) It is difficult to change.
6. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) B 
2) D 
3) A
4) C 
5) F
7. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 
2) D 
3) A
4) B 
5) E
8. Which of the following swould be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 
2) B 
3) C
4) D 
5) F
9. Which of the following would be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 
2) A 
3) E
4) B 
5) C
10. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 
2) C 
3) B
4) D 
5) E
Answers:

1. 3; Add ‘the’ before ‘moment’.

2. 4; Replace ‘and’ with ‘but’.

3. 5; No error.

4. 3; Replace ‘practise’ with ‘practice’.

5. 2; Replace ‘at’ with ‘to’.

(6-10): CADBFE

6. 4 
7. 2 
8. 5 
9. 3 
10. 1