Night Class: English Quiz

Directions(Q.1-5)Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph, and then answer the questions given below them.

A.There is certainly nothing new in man feeling that his destiny lies among the stars.
B.The age old practice of astrology has always stressed the link between us and the stars.
C.And today, in this modern age of science, even more people are occupied with exploring these connections.
D.The dream to touch the skies is no longer a mere romantic idea.
E.But a practical economic proposition.

1.Which of the sentences should come first in the sequence?
(a) B 
(b) C
(c) A
(d) D
(e) E

2.Which of the sentences should come second in the sequence?
(a) C 
(b) D
(c) E
(d) A 
(e) B

3.Which of the sentences should come third in the sequence?
(a) D
(b) B
(c) E
(d) C
(e) A

4.Which of the sentences should come fourth in the sequence?
(a) D
(b) B
(c) E
(d) C
(e) A

5.Which of the sentences should come fifth in the sequence?
(a) D
(b) E 
(c) B
(d) C 
(e) A

Directions(Q.6-10):Substitute the phrases in Inverted commas/Bold by a suitable word from among the given choices.

6.Everybody has a special fascination for his ‘alma mater’: 
(a) an old mother  
(b) on old lady
(c) the institution where he has been educated 
(d) an old unmarried woman 
(e) an old man

7.I was in the ‘seventh heaven’ when I heard the news of my son’s success.
(a) very happy 
(b) excited 
(c) sing
(d) dreams 
(e) sad

8.Right in the beginning of the session he ‘got into hot water’.
(a) cooked good food 
(b) took a bath in hot water 
(c) got into trouble 
(d) was very selective 
(e) felt uncomfortable

9.Wherever he goes he tries ‘to steal a march’.
(a) to outshine others  
(b) to start early 
(c) to overtake 
(d) to command an army 
(e) to look friendly

10.It is difficult to be a ‘good samaritan’ these days.
(a) an honest man  
(b) a rich man 
(c) a beggar
(d) a charitable man 
(e) a good priest

1.Ans- a (in this sentence , The theory about Astrology is expressed first time. Hence the first sentence is “B” )

2.Ans- a (In this sentence we are talking about Connections that we have already discussed in Sentence”B”. hence “C” is second sentence of this paragraph)

3. Ans- e(In this sentence, Idea of Stars is being explained further, hence “A” is third sentence of this paragraph)

4.Ans- a (In this sentence “D”, new idea of being romantic about stars is expressed,hence “D” is fourth sentence of this paragraph.)

5.Ans- b ( here ‘but’ signifies that sentence “E” follows the sentence “D”.)

6.Ans- c (It is a noun and it means -the university, school, or college that one formerly attended.)

7.Ans- a (It is ‘ a state of extreme happiness and joy’)

8.Ans- c (It is when you indulge in creating unnecessary trouble)

9.Ans- a (when you leave everyone behind when it comes to excellence)

10.Ans- d ( a person who help strangers in need selflessly )