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Rearrange the following five sentence (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) It is not difficult to guess why this sentiment is prevailing.
(B) Families, particularly women, in the region have been bearing the brunt of such disastrous consequences of the brew’s consumption as alcoholism, health problems, domestic violence and indebtedness.
(C) As many as 58 panchayats in Punjab want liquor vends shut in their villages in 2020-21.
(D) It would seem that an anti-alcohol movement is brewing in Punjab and Haryana.
(E) Liquor vends tend to be trouble spots of drunken brawls and rowdy behaviour, sucking into the abhorrent net even innocent passersby, especially in villages.
(F)Similarly In Haryana, 704 gram panchayats have passed a resolution to close liquor shops in their villages.

Q1. Which among the following is the SECOND statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q2. Which among the following is the FIRST statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q3. Which among the following is the LAST statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q4. Which among the following is the FOURTH statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q5. Which among the following is the THIRD statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) F
(d) D
(e) E

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following five sentence (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) The mantra has clearly been turned on its head in the Modi government’s second term as regulations are increasing by the day while the narrative maintained by the economic ministries would do credit to the Left parties.
(B) This was explained in an interview only last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
(C) Memories of the socialist-era rhetoric are being revived as foreign investors are lambasted and protectionism is being touted as the route to raising industrial output.
(D) The Prime Minister who said projects and programmes will be speeded up while keeping red tape to a minimum.
(E) MINIMUM government, maximum governance’ was the NDA’s mantra when it assumed office in 2014.

Q6. Which among the following is the SECOND statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q7. Which among the following is the FIRST statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q8. Which among the following is the LAST statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) F

Q9. Which among the following is the FOURTH statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q10. Which among the following is the THIRD statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following five sentence (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) This has naturally been associated with the increased devolution of the tax pool to the governments that are the primary interface of the citizen and the Indian state.
(B) It is likely, according to a report in this newspaper, that the existing share of the divisible pool of taxes that is set aside for state government spending — 42 per cent — may be reduced.
(C) In recent decades, the responsibilities associated with running a state government have increased considerably.
(D) A greater political emphasis on the services that state governments can and must provide has become the norm.
(E) The Fifteenth Finance Commission is reportedly set to reverse this trend.

Q11. Which among the following is the SECOND statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q12. Which among the following is the FIRST statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q13. Which among the following is the LAST statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) F

Q14. Which among the following is the FOURTH statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q15. Which among the following is the THIRD statement of the coherent paragraph after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Solutions

S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is DCFABE.
(D) It would seem that an anti-alcohol movement is brewing in Punjab and Haryana.
(C) As many as 58 panchayats in Punjab want liquor vends shut in their villages in 2020-21.
(F)Similarly In Haryana, 704 gram panchayats have passed a resolution to close liquor shops in their villages.
(A) It is not difficult to guess why this sentiment is prevailing.
(B) Families, particularly women, in the region have been bearing the brunt of such disastrous consequences of the brew’s consumption as alcoholism, health problems, domestic violence and indebtedness.
(E) Liquor vends tend to be trouble spots of drunken brawls and rowdy behaviour, sucking into the abhorrent net even innocent passersby, especially in villages.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is DCFABE.
(D) It would seem that an anti-alcohol movement is brewing in Punjab and Haryana.
(C) As many as 58 panchayats in Punjab want liquor vends shut in their villages in 2020-21.
(F)Similarly In Haryana, 704 gram panchayats have passed a resolution to close liquor shops in their villages.
(A) It is not difficult to guess why this sentiment is prevailing.
(B) Families, particularly women, in the region have been bearing the brunt of such disastrous consequences of the brew’s consumption as alcoholism, health problems, domestic violence and indebtedness.
(E) Liquor vends tend to be trouble spots of drunken brawls and rowdy behaviour, sucking into the abhorrent net even innocent passersby, especially in villages.
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is DCFABE.
(D) It would seem that an anti-alcohol movement is brewing in Punjab and Haryana.
(C) As many as 58 panchayats in Punjab want liquor vends shut in their villages in 2020-21.
(F)Similarly In Haryana, 704 gram panchayats have passed a resolution to close liquor shops in their villages.
(A) It is not difficult to guess why this sentiment is prevailing.
(B) Families, particularly women, in the region have been bearing the brunt of such disastrous consequences of the brew’s consumption as alcoholism, health problems, domestic violence and indebtedness.
(E) Liquor vends tend to be trouble spots of drunken brawls and rowdy behaviour, sucking into the abhorrent net even innocent passersby, especially in villages.
Hence, option (e) is the right answer choice.

S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is DCFABE.
(D) It would seem that an anti-alcohol movement is brewing in Punjab and Haryana.
(C) As many as 58 panchayats in Punjab want liquor vends shut in their villages in 2020-21.
(F)Similarly In Haryana, 704 gram panchayats have passed a resolution to close liquor shops in their villages.
(A) It is not difficult to guess why this sentiment is prevailing.
(B) Families, particularly women, in the region have been bearing the brunt of such disastrous consequences of the brew’s consumption as alcoholism, health problems, domestic violence and indebtedness.
(E) Liquor vends tend to be trouble spots of drunken brawls and rowdy behaviour, sucking into the abhorrent net even innocent passersby, especially in villages.
Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is DCFABE.
(D) It wold seem that an anti-alcohol movement is brewing in Punjab and Haryana.
(C) As many as 58 panchayats in Punjab want liquor vends shut in their villages in 2020-21.
(F)Similarly In Haryana, 704 gram panchayats have passed a resolution to close liquor shops in their villages.
(A) It is not difficult to guess why this sentiment is prevailing.
(B) Families, particularly women, in the region have been bearing the brunt of such disastrous consequences of the brew’s consumption as alcoholism, health problems, domestic violence and indebtedness.
(E) Liquor vends tend to be trouble spots of drunken brawls and rowdy behaviour, sucking into the abhorrent net even innocent passersby, especially in villages.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S6. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is EBDAC
(E) MINIMUM government, maximum governance’ was the NDA’s mantra when it assumed office in 2014.
(B) This was explained in an interview only last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
(D) The Prime Minister who said projects and programmes will be speeded up while keeping red tape to a minimum.
(A) The mantra has clearly been turned on its head in the Modi government’s second term as regulations are increasing by the day while the narrative maintained by the economic ministries would do credit to the Left parties.
(C) Memories of the socialist-era rhetoric are being revived as foreign investors are lambasted and protectionism is being touted as the route to raising industrial output.
Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S7. Ans. (e)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is EBDAC
(E) MINIMUM government, maximum governance’ was the NDA’s mantra when it assumed office in 2014.
(B) This was explained in an interview only last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
(D) The Prime Minister who said projects and programmes will be speeded up while keeping red tape to a minimum.
(A) The mantra has clearly been turned on its head in the Modi government’s second term as regulations are increasing by the day while the narrative maintained by the economic ministries would do credit to the Left parties.
(C) Memories of the socialist-era rhetoric are being revived as foreign investors are lambasted and protectionism is being touted as the route to raising industrial output.
Hence, option (e) is the right answer choice.

S8. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is EBDAC
(E) MINIMUM government, maximum governance’ was the NDA’s mantra when it assumed office in 2014.
(B) This was explained in an interview only last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
(D) The Prime Minister who said projects and programmes will be speeded up while keeping red tape to a minimum.
(A) The mantra has clearly been turned on its head in the Modi government’s second term as regulations are increasing by the day while the narrative maintained by the economic ministries would do credit to the Left parties.
(C) Memories of the socialist-era rhetoric are being revived as foreign investors are lambasted and protectionism is being touted as the route to raising industrial output.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S9. Ans. (a)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is EBDAC
(E) MINIMUM government, maximum governance’ was the NDA’s mantra when it assumed office in 2014.
(B) This was explained in an interview only last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
(D) The Prime Minister who said projects and programmes will be speeded up while keeping red tape to a minimum.
(A) The mantra has clearly been turned on its head in the Modi government’s second term as regulations are increasing by the day while the narrative maintained by the economic ministries would do credit to the Left parties.
(C) Memories of the socialist-era rhetoric are being revived as foreign investors are lambasted and protectionism is being touted as the route to raising industrial output.
Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

S10. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is EBDAC
(E) MINIMUM government, maximum governance’ was the NDA’s mantra when it assumed office in 2014.
(B) This was explained in an interview only last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
(D) The Prime Minister who said projects and programmes will be speeded up while keeping red tape to a minimum.
(A) The mantra has clearly been turned on its head in the Modi government’s second term as regulations are increasing by the day while the narrative maintained by the economic ministries would do credit to the Left parties.
(C) Memories of the socialist-era rhetoric are being revived as foreign investors are lambasted and protectionism is being touted as the route to raising industrial output.
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S11. Ans. (d)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is CDAEB.
(C) In recent decades, the responsibilities associated with running a state government have increased considerably.
(D) A greater political emphasis on the services that state governments can and must provide has become the norm.
(A) This has naturally been associated with the increased devolution of the tax pool to the governments that are the primary interface of the citizen and the Indian state.
(E) The Fifteenth Finance Commission is reportedly set to reverse this trend.
(B) It is likely, according to a report in this newspaper, that the existing share of the divisible pool of taxes that is set aside for state government spending — 42 per cent — may be reduced.
Hence, option (d) is the right answer choice.

S12. Ans. (c)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is CDAEB.
(C) In recent decades, the responsibilities associated with running a state government have increased considerably.
(D) A greater political emphasis on the services that state governments can and must provide has become the norm.
(A) This has naturally been associated with the increased devolution of the tax pool to the governments that are the primary interface of the citizen and the Indian state.
(E) The Fifteenth Finance Commission is reportedly set to reverse this trend.
(B) It is likely, according to a report in this newspaper, that the existing share of the divisible pool of taxes that is set aside for state government spending — 42 per cent — may be reduced.
Hence, option (c) is the right answer choice.

S13. Ans. (b)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is CDAEB.
(C) In recent decades, the responsibilities associated with running a state government have increased considerably.
(D) A greater political emphasis on the services that state governments can and must provide has become the norm.
(A) This has naturally been associated with the increased devolution of the tax pool to the governments that are the primary interface of the citizen and the Indian state.
(E) The Fifteenth Finance Commission is reportedly set to reverse this trend.
(B) It is likely, according to a report in this newspaper, that the existing share of the divisible pool of taxes that is set aside for state government spending — 42 per cent — may be reduced.
Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

S14. Ans. (e)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is CDAEB.
(C) In recent decades, the responsibilities associated with running a state government have increased considerably.
(D) A greater political emphasis on the services that state governments can and must provide has become the norm.
(A) This has naturally been associated with the increased devolution of the tax pool to the governments that are the primary interface of the citizen and the Indian state.
(E) The Fifteenth Finance Commission is reportedly set to reverse this trend.
(B) It is likely, according to a report in this newspaper, that the existing share of the divisible pool of taxes that is set aside for state government spending — 42 per cent — may be reduced.
Hence, option (e) is the right answer choice.

S15. Ans. (a)
Sol. The correct sequence of the rearranged paragraph is CDAEB.
(C) In recent decades, the responsibilities associated with running a state government have increased considerably.
(D) A greater political emphasis on the services that state governments can and must provide has become the norm.
(A) This has naturally been associated with the increased devolution of the tax pool to the governments that are the primary interface of the citizen and the Indian state.
(E) The Fifteenth Finance Commission is reportedly set to reverse this trend.
(B) It is likely, according to a report in this newspaper, that the existing share of the divisible pool of taxes that is set aside for state government spending — 42 per cent — may be reduced.
Hence, option (a) is the right answer choice.

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Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E),(F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) They are becoming less productive as the ecosystems within them collapse.
(B) Climate Change (ipcc), on how the oceans and frozen regions of the planet are changing in response
(C) inundation and devastation to hundreds of millions of people living in
(D) The world’s oceans are getting warmer, stormier and more acidic.
(E) coastal areas. The latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on
(F) Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to rise, increasing the risk of
(G) to the rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, is a predictably grim read.

Q1. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) E
(b) D
(c) C
(d) A
(e) F

S1. Ans. (c)
Sol.
(D) The world’s oceans are getting warmer, stormier and more acidic.
(A) They are becoming less productive as the ecosystems within them collapse.
(F) Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to rise, increasing the risk of
(C) inundation and devastation to hundreds of millions of people living in
(E) coastal areas. The latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on
(B) Climate Change (ipcc), on how the oceans and frozen regions of the planet are changing in response
(G) to the rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, is a predictably grim read.

Q2. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) C
(b) A
(c) D
(d) F
(e) E

S2. Ans. (c)
Sol.
(D) The world’s oceans are getting warmer, stormier and more acidic.
(A) They are becoming less productive as the ecosystems within them collapse.
(F) Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to rise, increasing the risk of
(C) inundation and devastation to hundreds of millions of people living in
(E) coastal areas. The latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on
(B) Climate Change (ipcc), on how the oceans and frozen regions of the planet are changing in response
(G) to the rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, is a predictably grim read.

Q3. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) F
(b) C
(c) E
(d) A
(e) D

S3. Ans. (a)
Sol.
(D) The world’s oceans are getting warmer, stormier and more acidic.
(A) They are becoming less productive as the ecosystems within them collapse.
(F) Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to rise, increasing the risk of
(C) inundation and devastation to hundreds of millions of people living in
(E) coastal areas. The latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on
(B) Climate Change (ipcc), on how the oceans and frozen regions of the planet are changing in response
(G) to the rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, is a predictably grim read.

Q4. Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) C
(b) E
(c) B
(d) D
(e) F

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol.
(D) The world’s oceans are getting warmer, stormier and more acidic.
(A) They are becoming less productive as the ecosystems within them collapse.
(F) Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to rise, increasing the risk of
(C) inundation and devastation to hundreds of millions of people living in
(E) coastal areas. The latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on
(B) Climate Change (ipcc), on how the oceans and frozen regions of the planet are changing in response
(G) to the rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, is a predictably grim read.

Q5. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) D
(b) E
(c) F
(d) B
(e) A

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol.
(D) The world’s oceans are getting warmer, stormier and more acidic.
(A) They are becoming less productive as the ecosystems within them collapse.
(F) Melting glaciers and ice sheets are causing sea levels to rise, increasing the risk of
(C) inundation and devastation to hundreds of millions of people living in
(E) coastal areas. The latest special report from the Intergovernmental Panel on
(B) Climate Change (ipcc), on how the oceans and frozen regions of the planet are changing in response
(G) to the rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, is a predictably grim read.

Directions (6-15): Read each of the following sentences to find out if there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of this part is your answer. If there is no error in the statement, then mark option (e) as your answer choice.

Q6. After the birth of his first child, Augusta (A) /, in 1737, Frederick was ordered by the king (B) /to quit St James’ Palace, and the foreign ambassadors were (C) / requested to refrain with visiting him (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. Change “With” into “from” as words like refrain/abstain/Prohibit takes from after it.

Q7. Pamela must have been (A) / at homes when I tried to get in (B) / touch with her, but she (C) / didn’t answer the telephone (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S7. Ans. (b)
Sol. Change “homes” into “home” as the correct idiom is “at home”

Q8. Charan would have been told (A) /my father earlier that he would (B) /pay him on September 25 but (C) /still didn’t make the payment (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S8. Ans. (a)
Sol. Change “would have been” into “had”.

Q9. After the train left (A) /the station, the lady opened (B) / her handbag and took (C) /out her powder compact (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S9. Ans. (a)
Sol. We will use “had” before left.

Q10. Six of the engineers had (A)/ swam to the northern bank (B)/ where they were fastening a (C) / rope to a great elm tree (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S10. Ans. (b)
Sol. We will change “swam” into “swum” as after has/have/had/having we use past participle and we use Verb 3rd form.

Q11. Each and every (A) / one of the flowers (B) /have its own (C)/ colour and smell (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S11. Ans. (c)
Sol. We will change “have” into “has”.

Q12. Students need to possessing (A) / certain basic skills (B)/ by the time (C)/ they finish school (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S12. Ans. (a)
Sol. We will change “Possessing” into “Possess”.

Q13. Both drinking (a) / as well as smoking (b) / among young people (c) / are increasing to an alarming extent (d).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S13. Ans. (b)
Sol. We will change “as well as” into “and”. After “both” we use “and” as a conjunction in a sentence.

Q14. Through his telescope (A) / he could see millions (B) /of stars that were (C) /invisible to a naked eye (D) .
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S14. Ans. (d)
Sol. We will replace “a” with “the” in the fourth part as the correct expression is “the naked eye”.

Q15. They’ll (A) / respect you (B) /as long as you (C) / will play fair (D).
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) None of these.

S15. Ans. (d)
Sol. Instead of “will play”, we will use “play” as in a sentence starting from if/when/unless/in case/as long as etc. we will use Simple Present tense.

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IBPS PO Prelims English Quiz

The English language perplexes most of the students and makes one nervous during the examination even if the answer to the question is known. But there are no formulas to cramp or the longer the calculation to deal with. The mistakes that occur are because of the lack of confidence. With proper strategy, Study NotesQuizzesVocabulary one can calm his/her nerves and excel in no time. Make the reading newspaper, editorial a habit, and also participate in the daily quiz. The IBPS PO 2019 is just one step away from your reach. Here is the quiz under the Study Plan ‘FATEH’, on the IBPS PO Prelims English Quiz and we have  Parajumble and Column Errors for 2nd of October 2019. You can also check out the latest books for IBPS PO 2019 exam.

Directions (1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D),(E),(F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) away as well—after all, it had once condemned climate-change talk as Western fear
(B)After Donald Trump became America’s president and thumbed his nose at international
(C) Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to back
(D) mongering aimed at undermining China’s economic growth. The country’s president,
(E) efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign.
(F) Xi Jinping won widespread applause for insisting that
(G)emissions goals agreed at the UN’s climate meeting in Paris in 2015 must be upheld.

Q1. Which of the following should be the first sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) A
(d) F
(e) D

S1. Ans. (a)
Sol.
(B)After Donald Trump became America’s president and thumbed his nose at international
(E) efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign.
(C) Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to back
(A) away as well—after all, it had once condemned climate-change talk as Western fear
(D) mongering aimed at undermining China’s economic growth. The country’s president,
(F) Xi Jinping won widespread applause for insisting that
(G) emissions goals agreed at the UN’s climate meeting in Paris in 2015 must be upheld.

Q2. Which of the following should be the third sentence after rearrangement?
(a)A
(b)F
(c)D
(d)C
(e)B

S2. Ans. (d)
Sol.
(B)After Donald Trump became America’s president and thumbed his nose at international
(E) efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign.
(C) Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to back
(A) away as well—after all, it had once condemned climate-change talk as Western fear
(D) mongering aimed at undermining China’s economic growth. The country’s president,
(F) Xi Jinping won widespread applause for insisting that
(G) emissions goals agreed at the UN’s climate meeting in Paris in 2015 must be upheld.

Q3. Which of the following should be the fourth sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) E
(c) D
(d) C
(e) A

S3. Ans. (e)
Sol.
(B)After Donald Trump became America’s president and thumbed his nose at international
(E) efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign.
(C) Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to back
(A) away as well—after all, it had once condemned climate-change talk as Western fear
(D) mongering aimed at undermining China’s economic growth. The country’s president,
(F) Xi Jinping won widespread applause for insisting that
(G) emissions goals agreed at the UN’s climate meeting in Paris in 2015 must be upheld.

Q4. Which of the following should be the last sentence after rearrangement?
(a)A
(b)D
(c)G
(d)F
(e)C

S4. Ans. (c)
Sol.
(B)After Donald Trump became America’s president and thumbed his nose at international
(E) efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign.
(C) Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to back
(A) away as well—after all, it had once condemned climate-change talk as Western fear
(D) mongering aimed at undermining China’s economic growth. The country’s president,
(F) Xi Jinping won widespread applause for insisting that
(G) emissions goals agreed at the UN’s climate meeting in Paris in 2015 must be upheld.

Q5. Which of the following should be the second sentence after rearrangement?
(a) C
(b) D
(c) B
(d) G
(e) E

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol.
(B)After Donald Trump became America’s president and thumbed his nose at international
(E) efforts to curb global warming, China emerged as a hero in the campaign.
(C) Other Western leaders were relieved that it did not take the opportunity to back
(A) away as well—after all, it had once condemned climate-change talk as Western fear
(D) mongering aimed at undermining China’s economic growth. The country’s president,
(F) Xi Jinping won widespread applause for insisting that
(G) emissions goals agreed at the UN’s climate meeting in Paris in 2015 must be upheld.

Directions (6-10): In the following questions two columns are given containing three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B, and C and in the second column, the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (e), i.e. “None of these” as your answer.

Q6.
Column (1):
(A) Most surveys of trust find very little faith
(B) There is a need to talk to people outside
(C) The Port City’s execution is
Column (2):
(D) our comfort zones and initiate dialogues
(E) it is underway without having any major hitch.
(F)don’t believe in what government or politicians tell us.
(a) C-F and B-E
(b) A-E
(c) B-D
(d) C-F
(e) None of these

S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. Sentence (B) and (D) make a perfect match. Hence option (c) is the correct answer choice.

Q7.
Column (1):
(A) India cannot wish away questions
(B) Human rights, democracy, and liberty are as much global
(C) Certain facts are inescapable,
Column (2):
(D) this issue is crucial regarding Kashmir at international fora.
(E) questions as climate change, health, and terrorism.
(F) It has posed an immediate challenge for our forces.
(a) C-E and B-E
(b) A-F
(c) A-E
(d) B-E
(e) None of these

S7. Ans. (d)
Sol. Sentence (B) and (E) make a perfect match. Hence option (d) is the correct answer choice.

Q8.
Column (1):
(A) Portraits of those who had served
(B) In the meantime, there are other aspects
(C) Chen believes Hong Kong’s historical
Column (2):
(D) they agreed that security argument is worth to consider.
(E) the situation denies role of China’s opening up won’t change.
(F) before 1997, however, were left untouched.
(a) C-F and B-E
(b) A-F
(c) B-E
(d) A-E
(e) None of these

S8. Ans. (b)
Sol. Sentence (A) and (F) make a perfect match. Hence option (b) is the correct answer choice.

Q9.
Column (1):
(A) The protesters see their
(B) The OIC’s record of conflict resolution when it comes
(C) Sri Lanka will be holding one
Column (2):
(D) treat your leaderless movement as a strength.
(E) to issues between OIC member states is poor.
(F) more election for the post.
(a) C-F and B-E
(b) A-F
(c) B-E
(d) A-E
(e) None of these

S9. Ans. (a)
Sol. Sentence (B) and (E) make a perfect match. Also, Sentence (C) and (F) make a perfect match. Hence option (a) is the correct answer choice.

Q10.
Column (1):
(A) New Delhi must demonstrate to the world that its new
(B) Nepal’s engagements with the outside world
(C) China, India and other countries pledged
Column (2):
(D) the country needs approximately $4-billion for reconstruction.
(E) have been more of theatrics, speeches, and little action.
(F) Kashmir policy is in the larger interest of all Kashmiris.
(a) C-F and B-E
(b) A-F
(c) B-E and A-F
(d) A-E
(e) None of these

S10. Ans. (c)
Sol. Sentence (B) and (E) make a perfect match. Also, Sentence (A) and (F) make a perfect match. Hence option (c) is the correct answer choice.

Directions (11-15): In each of the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank. There are five idioms given below each sentence, one out of which can be used in the blank to form a meaningful sentence. Choose the most appropriate idiom among the five options that makes the sentence contextually meaningful.

Q11. The _______________ of a good leader is the extent to which they select a style to suit the circumstances.
(a) Last straw
(b) hit or miss
(c) Acid test
(d) hot potato
(e) None of these.

S11. Ans. (c)
Sol. Acid Test- Acid test proves the effectiveness of something.

Q12. The prospect for a more prosperous Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, following the abrogation of the Article 370 “_____________________________________________” of Pakistan.
(a) Steal someone’s thunder
(b) Cuts the ground under the feet
(c) Picture paints a thousand words
(d) Wouldn’t be caught dead
(e) None of these.

S12. Ans. (b)
Sol.
Cut the ground from under feet- To suddenly cause problems for one.

Q13. Mr. Summers organizes the meetings, usually picks the topic, and sometimes acts as __________________.
(a) line in the sand
(b) On the one hand
(c) in no time
(d) a devil’s advocate.
(e) None of these.

S13. Ans. (d)
Sol. Devil’s Advocate- To present a counter argument

Q14. The taxi drivers in Shimla ________________ in tourist’s eyes and take too much money for a small distance.
(a) live and learn
(b) put something on ice
(c) So far so good
(d) throws dust
(e) None of these.

S14. Ans. (d)
Sol. Throws dust means- To mislead or deceive someone by presenting or introducing distracting or obfuscating information.

Q15. Its management training programme offers _______________________ for you to enter the logistics and supply chain management industry.
(a) a fast-track opportunity
(b) By the skin of his teeth
(c) On the ball
(d) Break the ice
(e) None of these.

S15. Ans. (a)
Sol. Fast track opportunity –To speed up the progress of

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