Quest for Clerk: English Quiz


Directions (1-5). Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) If China is the world’s factory, India has become the world’s outsourcing centre —’keeping in line with this image.
(B) But India’s future depends crucially on its ability to complete fully in the Creative Economy — not just, in tech and software, but across design and entrepreneurship; arts, culture and entertainment; and the knowledge-based professions of medicine, finance and law.
(C) While its creative assets outstrip those of other emerging competitors, India must address several challenges to increase its international competitiveness as the world is in the midst of a sweeping transformation.
(D) This transformation is evident in the fact that the world is moving from an industrial economy to a Creative Economy that generates wealth by harnessing intellectual labour, intangible goods and human creative capabilities.
(E) Its software industry is the world’s second-largest, its tech outsourcing accounts for more than half of the $ 300 billion global industry, according to a technology expert.
(F) If the meeting of world leaders at Davos is any indication, India is rapidly becoming an economic ‘rock star’.

1. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E
2. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) F
(5) E
3. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
(1) F
(2) B
(3) C
(4) A
(5) E
4. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) F
5. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B 
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E
Directions (6-10). Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (5) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) When the winter came the grasshopper had no food and found itself dying of hunger.
(B) “Why not come and chat with me,” said the grasshopper, “instead of toiling and moiling in that way?” “I am helping to lay up food for the winter,” said the ant, “and recommend you to do the same.”
(C) While it saw the ants distributing everyday corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer.
(D) In a field one’s summers day a grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An ant passed by, bearing bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.
(E) Then the grasshopper knew: It is best to prepare for days of need.
(F) “Why bother about winter?” said the grasshopper, “We have got plenty of food at present.” But the Ant went on its way and continued its toil.
6. Which of the following should be the SIXTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) B
2) C
3) E
4) D
5) F
7. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
1) F
2) A
3) C
4) B
5) D
8. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
1) D
2) B
3) F
4) C
5) E
9. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
1) D
2) F
3) C
4) A
5) E
10. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) D
2) B
3) C
4) F
5) A
Answers:

1. 4
2. 3
3. 1
4. 1
5. 5
6. 3
7. 4
8. 4
9. 1

10. 5

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