Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) & (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) It was possible due to regular and critical reviews ensuring constant feedback and criticism.
(B) Every day at least 15 lakh calls were made to people and in a month one call goes to every citizen to elicit feedback.
(C) Nowhere in the world was such a massive exercise being carried out.
(D) Still, there was scope for improvement in performance, delivery mechanism and also in achieving the targets.
(E) The government achieved a lot in spite of the hurdles created by and non-cooperation from the Centre.
Q1. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement in the correct sequence?
Q2. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement in the correct sequence?
Q3. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement in the correct sequence?
Q4. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement in the correct sequence?
Q5. Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement in the correct sequence?
Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given with one blank. Below each sentence FIVE words are given out of which ONE can fit the BLANK given in the sentence. You have to choose the correct word which can fit in the given sentence.
Q6. Moments later he signed a fresh set of …………….. against Iran and warned countries against any cooperation with Iran on its nuclear weapons programme.
Q7. It is unfortunate that despite the ………………… nature of the crime, which took place over several days in January, when the girl from the nomadic Bakherwal community went missing, some sought to see the incident along sectarian lines.
Q8. In the normal course, only ………………… inaction on the part of the State police is a reasonable ground for shifting the probe to another agency.
Q9. Vladimir Putin, who has maintained a tight grip on power in Russia for almost two decades, begins his fourth term as President at a time when the country is going through a difficult period, economically and …………………
Q10. A section of articulate Nagas who have ………………….. the secrecy around the Framework Agreement believe that its terms need to be discussed and debated.
Directions (11-15): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given which is divided into 5 parts. It is then followed by 5 options which give one of the options as incorrect answer. Choose the option which gives grammatically incorrect part.
Q11. Even today the tribes of this region(A)/ are not influenced(B)/ by the “Indian” culture(C)/. They are proudful(D)/ inheritors of a unique culture(E).
Q12. A claim for damages for(A)/ negligent of the defendant(B)/ falls in the arena(C)/ of a civil wrong(D)/ called a tort action(E).
Q13. An action at common law can be filled(A)/ for nonfeasance because the Railways was(B)/ involved in what are recognized(C)/ as dangerous operations and hence is(D)/ bound to take care of road users(E).
Q14. I appreciated the fact that through(A)/ the levity and delectable nastiness Wolf(B)/ managed to touch in(C)/ most of the major(D)/ issues Americans face today(E).
Q15. The laughter and satire someone(A)/ like Wolf bravely provides to(B)/ her people are also(C)/ desperately required by us, but obviously they would(D)/ have to be designed to meeting our particular needs(E).
Sol. EABCD is the correct sequence; E
Sol. sanctions– an approval, by an authority, generally one that makes something valid; a coercive measure.
Sol. horrific– causing horror
Sol. deliberate– intentional
Sol. diplomatically– exhibiting diplomacy
Sol. questioned– that which is asked and considered
Sol. word like ‘proudful’ doesn’t exist. Thus, it should be replaced by ‘proud’.
Sol. ‘negligent’ is an adjective whereas ‘negligence’ is a noun which should come according to the context of the statement.
Sol. Filed– a collection of papers collated and archived together.
Filled– that is now fill
Thus, ‘filed’ should replace ‘filled’ which makes a grammatical sense.
Sol. Touch upon– to make physical contact with or to come into contact with
Thus, ‘touch upon’ should replace ‘touch in’.
Sol. ‘meet’ should replace ‘meeting’.