Quest for Clerk: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.




The  (1)  increase in the number of vehicles on Indian roads has also led to an increase in road accidents. India  (2)  for 10 per cent of the global road crash  (3) . Statistics show that  (4)  more than a million people die due to road accidents every year; if we do not do (5) about it by 2020 this  (6)  will double. Vehicular safety standards are a  (7)  area.

Hence, the United Nations has  (8)  2011-20 as the “Decade of Action for Road Safety” with the (9)  to reduce fatalities by 50 per cent. The UN has  (10)  five pillars to achieve this target, ie Road Safety Management, Safer Roads and Mobility, Safer Road Users, Post Crash Response and Safer Vehicles.


1. 
1) fantastic
2) tremendous
3) awesome
4) excellent
5) terrible

2.
1) calculates
2) registers
3) targets
4) wishes
5) accounts

3.
1) lethality
2) numbers
3) fatalities
4) disaster
5) mortality

4.
1) globally
2) always
3) entirely
4) finally
5) lastly

5.
1) anymore
2) whatever
3) all things
4) anything
5) everything

6.
1) total
2) sum
3) character
4) amount
5) figure

7.
1) complication
2) dispute
3) problem
4) question
5) difficulty

8.
1) announced
2) disclosed
3) released
4) circulated
5) told

9.
1) aspiration
2) wish
3) scheme
4) aim
5) course

10.
1) classified
2) identified
3) established
4) selected
5) separated



Answers:
1.2
2.5
3.3
4.1
5.4
6.5
7.3
8.1
9.4

10.2 

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