Directions (1-5): 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. The opening and the closing sentence of the following passage has already been given to you as a hint.
(1) A land settled by farming families from the British Isles, New Zealand, had long relied on women’s contributions to national life and well-being.
A. Author, socialist and a mother of four, Locke is a historian of the social history of her country for the past half century.
B. From advocating rights for the unemployed to the legalization of family planning, Locke’s commitment to social justice is continuous.
C. Locke’s life’s work has been to document these contributions and expand women’s right and roles in New Zealand society.
D. Her interest in Maori culture, led her to study and become fluent in the Maori language.
E. She is an activist who, when she feels her contribution is no longer needed, simply goes on to the next challenge.
F. This enabled her to contribute to a better understanding of Maori culture and history.
(8) She was awarded an honorary doctorate in 1987 for her ability to join scholarly work with social responsibility.
Q1. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
Q2. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
Q3. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
Q4. Which of the following would be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?
Q5. Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
Directions (6-10): In each of the following sentence, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentences, there are five options and the blanks are to be filled with the pair of words given below to make the sentences correct. Fill up the sentences with the correct word.
Q6. The accused ……………. asked Girvesh Kumar to ……….. ₹10 lakh in their bank accounts in order to get materials for medicines at cheap rates.
(a) grievously; transform
(b) accusingly; transmit
(c) allegedly; transfer
(d) offensively; pay
(e) seriously; withdraw
Q7. Mr. Tom’s decision comes amid a recent ………… of pardons issued by the President, who has seemed drawn to causes advocated by conservatives, celebrities or those who once ………….. on his former reality show, “The Apprentice.”
(a) flow; present
(b) abundant; seen
(c) flood; saw
(d) flurry; appeared
(e) fury; summoned
Q8. While this Administration will always be very …………. on crime, it believes that those who have paid their debt to society and worked hard to better themselves while in prison …………… a second chance.
(a) cruel; provide
(b) harsh; required
(c) benevolent; got
(d) weird; need
(e) tough; deserve
Q9. Assistant Superintendent of Police Shyam Kumar said the victim …………….. the money through mobile banking but the accused did not …………. any items and kept making excuses.
(a) transferred; provide
(b) shared; gave
(c) transmitted; required
(d) send; reveal
(e) withdrew; acquire
Q10. When the idea to …………. an iftar party was presented before the locality, I was ………… to see people from other communities came forward to help with the arrangements.
(a) host; beguiled
(b) organize; amazed
(c) celebrate; baffled
(d) directed; shocked
(e) do; disappointed
Sol. CAEBDF; C
Sol. Allegedly- according to someone’s allegation; supposedly
Transfer- to move or pass from one place, person or thing to another
Sol. Flurry- any sudden activity
Appeared- to come or be in sight; to be in view
Sol. Tough- very hard
Deserve- to be entitled to, as a result of past actions; to be worthy to have
Sol. Transferred- moved or passed from one place, person or thing to another
Provide- to give what is needed or desired
Sol. Organize- to arrange in working order
Amazed- astonished; surprised