English Quiz IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 - Set 2

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases given against the sentence should replace the word/phrase given in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5), i.e. (No correction required), as the answer.

1. Top managers are often stymied by the difficult of managing conflict.
1) difficulties of managing
2) difficulty for managing
3) difficulty for management
4) difficult of management
5) No correction required

2. Reaching collective decisions based on individual preferences is an imperfect science.
1) based for
2) based
3) in
4) based in
5) No correction required

3. Hollywood bare escaped being totally sidelined by the rise of television.
1) bare escapism
2) barely escapism
3) bare escapes
4) barely escaped
5) No correction required

4. Taking good decisions and implement those quickly are the hallmarks of high-performing organisations.
1) implementation quickly
2) implementing quick
3) implementing these quickly
4) quick implementing those
5) No correction required

5. Innovation have always been the top corporate agenda.
1) has always
2) had being
3) has always been
4) always been
5) No correction required

Directions (Q. 6-10): Rearrange the six sentences denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F to make a meaningful seven sentence paragraph together with the first sentence marked as no. 1 and then answer the given questions.
(1) So how is global competition changing companies?
(A) For example, a group with a Europe-wide pay freeze may have to be flexible enough to authorise salary increases to specialists and managers in developing countries, who are still able to jump ship for a better offer.
(B) Second, the emerging-market companies as well as established multinationals are rivals, – there is no way these can be ignored.
(C) First, businesses are having to respond faster than before to pay changes.
(D) A case in point today is Africa, where rapid growth in key countries, notably Nigeria, has persuaded many business people that the continent's time may finally have arrived.
(E) The sight of well-paid expatriate foreign managers inspires the local Indian executives to ask for more and employers have to respond.
(F) So such countries where people move easily – like India – are seeing executive pay rising rapidly.

6. Which of the following should be the LAST (SEVENTH) sentence after the rearrangement?
1) F 2) E 3) D 4) C 5) B

7. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) F

8. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) E 5) F

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

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

Solutions - 1CAFEBD 


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