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Monday, August 24, 2015

English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 14 - Sentence Rearrangements


Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz based on Sentence Rearrangements and Proverb.


Directions—(Q. 1–5) Rearrange the following six sentences I, II, III, IV, V and VI in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them :
I. It is no wonder that a majority of these excluded and low-achievers come from the most deprived sections of society.
II. They are precisely those who are supposed to be empowered through education.
III. With heightened political consciousness about the plight of these to-be-empowered people, never in the history of India has the demand for inclusive education been as fervent as today.
IV. They either never enroll or they drop out of schools at different stages during these eight years.
V. Of the nearly 200 million children in the age group between 6 and 14 years, more than half do not complete eight years of elementary education.
VI. Of those who do complete eight years of schooling, the achievement levels of a large percentage, in language and mathematics, is unacceptably low.


1. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement ?
(a) I (b) II
(c) III (d) IV
(e) VI


2. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement ?
(a) I (b) II
(c) III (d) IV
(e) V


3. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
(a) VI (b) V
(c) IV (d) III
(e) II


4. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement ?
(a) I (b) II
(c) III (d) IV
(e) V


5. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ?
(a) VI (b) V
(c) IV (d) II
(e) I


Directions—(Q. 6–10) In each of the following sentences, an idiomatic expression or a proverb is highlighted. Select the alternative which best describes its use in the sentence.

6. Facts spoke louder than words at the Company meeting where the Director tried to paint a rosy picture of the Company’s financial health.
(a) Too many facts related to the good financial health of the Company were presented during the meeting.
(b) The Company was not doing well financially despite the Director saying otherwise.
(c) The Director was very loud while presenting the facts about the Company’s financial health during the meeting.
 (d) The facts stated in the meeting supported the Director’s claims of good financial health of the Company.
(e) The Company was doing exceptionally well financially, despite the Director saying otherwise.


7. By initiating the fight with Preity in office, Sonam had killed the goose that lay the golden egg.
(a) By initiating the fight with Preity in office, Sonam had left her speechless.
(b) Sonam had ruined her chances of success by picking a fight with Preity in office.
(c) Sonam had exacted her revenge by picking a fight with Preity in office.
(d) Sonam had hurt Preity by picking a fight with her in office.
(e) By initiating the fight with Preity in office, Sonam had missed getting the golden egg.


8. I let the chips fall where they may and do not worry too much about what I want to do next.
(a) I take calculated risks.
(b) I let others do what they want and do not interfere.
(c) I am clumsy.
 (d) I do not try to control my destiny.
(e) I prefer chaos to calm.

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9. After trying hard to convince Sameer to change his ways. Rohit realised that a leopard cannot change its spots.
(a) Rohit realised that Sameer would never change his ways
(b) Rohit realised that Sameer was helpless.
(c) Rohit realised that he was not good at convincing others.
(d) Rohit realised that Sameer would change his ways soon.
(e) Rohit realised that someone else was forcing Sameer to act in a certain way.



10. Before starting work on our new project, our mentor told us to not count or chickens before they hatched.
(a) Our mentor warned us against being over-confident about achieving success.
(b) Our mentor asked us to meticulously count the chicken first and then the eggs.
(c) Our mentor warned us against being over-enthusiastic in implementing the project.
(d) Our mentor warned us about all the challenges that lay ahead of us.
(e) Our mentor informed us about the prizes that we would get on succeeding.




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