English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 - Set 4

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following seven 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) Three in every four adults suffered from some form of headache disorder including migraine and tension type headaches last year.
B) Researchers reported an increased risk for overall cardiovascular disease in men, who experienced migraines compared to those who did not including an increase in heart attack risk.
C) Cold drink, drinking water and other beverages directly from plastic bottles could be giving millions of people around the world a serious headache.
D) The findings suggest that migraine sufferers might be able to reduce the frequency and severity of their headaches by changing their habits.
E) Bisphenol (a chemical), which has been linked to obesity, infertility and heart attacks has now been confirmed.
Through toxicological studies to be a serious trigger for a serious prolonged bout of migraine.
F) New research has confirmed that a chemical in synthetic packaging triggers migraines.
G) Thus we have found that over 10 crore people suffer from migraine in India.

1. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 2) D 3) G 4) B 5) A

2. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E

3. Which of the following would be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 2) A 3) D 4) G 5) B

4. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) E 3) B 4) D 5) F

5. Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 2) A 3) G 4) C 5) E

Solutions - C F E B D A G

Directions (Q. 6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence, the number of that part is the answer. If there is 'No error' the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

6. 1) His consideration for old parents was evident
2) When he held that execution of a Will by the father in favour of his son for taking care of him and his wife during their old age, excluding other sons or daughters,
3) on the ground that they had neglected him
4) during his last days will not draw an inference of suspicion or invalidate the Will.
5) No error

Solutions - No error  

7. 1) A team of Indian scientists,
2) which reached airport,
3) came to exhibition by road
4) amidst with tight security.
5) No error

Solutions - amidst tight security 

8. 1) After carefully weighing pros and cons,
2) the principal decided to take the plunge
3) and postpone the examination
4) of class 9th.
5) No error

Solutions - the pros and cons 

9. 1) A sense of uncertainty
2) and the perception that his college team
3) rout in four states has left the embattled his competitors further enfeebled,
4) encouraged the other colleges to defy the college rank.
5) No error

Solutions - No error 

10. 1) The husband becomes aggressive, jealous,
2) If he finds his wife
3) had a good time
4) with somebody else, just enjoying and laughing.
5) No error

Solutions - having a good time


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