Quest for Clerk: English Quiz



Directions (Q.1-5): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with some of its parts in bold. To make the sentence grammatically correct, you have to replace the bold part with the correct alternative given below. If the sentence is correct as it is, give 5) as you answer (ie No correction required).

1.The controversy of regulating of e-rickshaws in the capital may soon come to an end. 
1) regarding regulation on
2) about regulating the
3) to regulate
4) over regulation of
5) No correction required

2.Healthy nursery raise most crucial step in vegetable production, which determines the productivity and profitability in vegetable cultivation.
1) raises the most
2) raises most
3) raising is the most
4) has risen the most
5) No correction required

3.A little has been known about the greatest poet in classical Sanskrit literature and one of the greatest in world literature.
1) The little is known
2) Little is known
3) A little is being known
4) Little knows
5) No correction required

4.She is one of the best singers who has ever lived.
1) that would ever live
2) that would have ever lived
3) that have ever lived
4) that has never lived
5) No correction required


5.The government is considering a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, a vapour devices a nicotine hit minus the smoke.
1) to sell the
2) on selling the
3) on sales of
4) over the selling of
5) No correction required



Directions (6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6.The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, a financial inclusion mission_____________by PM Narendra Modi____________off with a bankg, with a record 15 million new bank accounts opened on the first day itself. 
1) opened, let
2) initiated, blasted
3) concluded, knock
4) launched, kicked
5) effected, took

7 Wayne Rooney has been named England captain, taking______________the leadership role of an inexperienced team in a rebuilding phase____________________its worst-ever World up.
1) over, following
2) on, after
3) up, accompanying
4) off, succeeding
5) for, having

8.The suffering in Gaza has been so________________that people are bound to be overjoyed at the news that a permanent ceasefire has been________________between Hamas and Israel.
1) disturbing, reached
2) outrageous, setup
3) intense, agreed
4) deep, established
5) much, arrived

9 The CBI has registered a case against Bengal India Global Infrastructure for allegedly cheating Central Bank of India by ________________loans using_______________documents.
1) taking, false
2) giving, real
3) allowing, genuine
4) sanctioning, fabricated
5) availing, forged

10.One notable feature of Nigerian politics is the __________at which political actors switch__________________from one political group to another
1) occurrence, association
2) frequency, allegiance
3) happing, relation
4) system, assistance
5) repetition, resistance

Answers:
1.4
2.3
3.2
4.3
5.5
6.4
7.1
8.4
9.5

10.2