English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 19 - Sentence Rearrangements and Fill in the blanks

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz based on fill in the blanks and sentence rearrangements.

Directions (Q. 1-5): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. The protests were _____ at _____ awareness among the elite and the educated.
(a) held, generating
(b) aimed, creating
(c) targeted, awakening
(d) focused, building
(e) concentrated, producing

2. While it is _____ possible to inflation-index cash entitlements and food stamps, the _____ nature of food prices would make it a more difficult process than envisaged.
(a) theoretically, volatile
(b) absolutely, stable
(c) hypothetically, slow
(d) not, unpredictable
(e) notionally, established

3. The actress is _____ that she has not only acted opposite her childhood hero, but has also _____ out a song and recited a poem on-stage with the living legend.
(a) overjoyed, belted
(b) morose, sung
(c) ecstatic, written
(d) tense, prepared
(e) elated, made

4. _____ to popular belief that red meat makes humans _____ scientists have found that it actually has a calming effect.
(a) dissimilar, happy
(b) opposite, intelligent
(c) contrary, aggressive
(d) comparable, hostile
(e) sticking, violent

5. _____ an earlier judgment, the high court has directed the state government to identify natural water resources in the state and _____ all illegal encroachments on them.
(a) remembering, establish
(b) citing, remove
(c) cancelling, build
(d) quoting, destroying
(e) furthering, maintain

Directions (Q.6-10): 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. Buildings of these structures required a lot of fuel to be burnt which emits a large amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
 B. The major source of carbon dioxide is power plants.
 C. Another twenty percent of carbon dioxide emitted in the atmosphere comes from burning of gasoline in the engines of vehicles.
 D. Buildings, both commercial and residential represent a larger source of global warming pollution than the said cars and trucks.
 E. The major cause of global warming is the emission of green house gases like carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, etc, into the atmosphere.
 F. These power plants emit large amounts of carbon dioxide produced from burning of fossil fuels for the purpose of electricity generation.

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

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

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

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

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


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