English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 - Set 29

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

A) The scientific objectives include atmospheric entry science, long range and close-up surface imaging, rock and soil composition and material properties experiments, and meteorology, with the general objective being to characterize the Martian environment for further exploration.
B) Mars Pathfinder was an ambitious mission to send a lander and a separate, remote-controlled rover to the surface of Mars.
C) The mission had the primary objective of demonstrating the feasibility of low-cost landings on and exploration of the Martian surface.
D) This was the second of NASA's low-cost planetary Discovery missions to be launched.
E) This objective was met by tests of communications between the rover and lander, and the lander and Earth, tests of the imaging devices and sensors, and tests of the maneuverability and systems of the rover on the surface.
F) It demonstrated a number of innovative, economical, and highly effective approaches to spacecraft and mission design of a planetary landing mission.

1. What is the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) C (b) B (c) D
(d) E (e) F

2. What is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D
(d) F (e) C

3. What is the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) C (c) D
(d) E (e) F

4. What is the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B (b) C (c) D
(d) E (e) F

5. What is the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D
(d) E (e) F

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

6. Contrary to the weekly action in the market which is ____ with activity, today it presents a ____ picture.
(a) Abuzz, grim
(b) critical, solid
(c) appreciated, wonderful
(d) honoured, celebrating
(e) praise, amazing

7. He ____ his demand for registration of a case against the ____.
(a) Assured, law
(b) support, punished
(c) believed, persons
(d) reiterated, culprits
(e) withheld, sensitive

8. Severity of the heat ___ in many regions reached new heights with the___ temperature rising above 43 degrees.
(a) Transforms, matters
(b) summer, issues
(c) boils, issues
(d) wave, maximum
(e) minimizes, problems

9. The government ____ an expert committee to study the ____ of the project.
(a) Grown, participation
(b) people, utility
(c) upcoming, involve
(d) constituted, feasibility
(e) urban, content

10. The Srisailam dam ____ constructed and completed in all ____ in 1984.
(a) Had, aspect
(b) has, expects
(c) expertise, were
(d) have, issues
(e) was, respects


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