English Quiz for SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 - Set 6

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) The frail banner symbolises the country’s recovery and resilience.
(B) It was to be hoisted as the official flag of the host country.
(C) The torn flag fluttering over the remains of WTC won’t fly for 2002 games, after all.
(D) But it is far too delicate to withstand high winds.
(E) Now, it will be unfurled only to display the opening ceremony.
(F) An unblemished flag will fly all the time during the games.

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

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

3. Which of the following sentences would be the FOURTH sentence?
1) E 2) D 3) C 4) F 5) A

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

5. Which of the following sentences would be the FIFTH sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) E 5) F

Directions (Q. 6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical 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) To begin with / 2) I don’t like his attitude / 3) and so does he hence / 4) we refuse to help him. /5) No error

7. 1) Since the work / 2) is not much, we / 3) need lesser workers today / 4) than we did yesterday. /5) No error

8. 1) The workers on strike / 2) agreed to resume their duties / 3) at a condition if / 4) no worker could be victimised. /5) No error

9. 1) We all live in / 2) a big house which / 3) has built by my / 4) father 50 years ago. /5) No error

10. 1) The professor’s plan / 2) both worked out / 3) in theory and / 4) in practice. /5) No error

Solutions 6-10:

6. ‘nor does he’
7. Replace ‘lesser’ by ‘fewer’.
8. ‘on condition that’
9. ‘was built’
10. ‘worked out both’


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