English Quiz for SBI Clerk Mains 2016 - Set 3

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow:

[A] For starters, IRNSS provides accurate location information — standard positioning service to general users and restricted service (RS) to authorised users.
[B] Later in June, it is scheduled to fire 21 satellites, mostly foreign, into space in one shot.
[C] The main payload, of course, will be Indian — Cartosat-2C — said to be the best Indian satellite till date.
[D] This information will help in terrestrial, aerial and marine navigation, besides offering better applications for disaster management and mapping among a host of other services.
[E] However, the mission’s importance is as much commercial as it is scientific.
[F] IRNSS is just one measure of ISRO’s success.
[G] How does it help solve our real problems?

1. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence of the paragraph?
1) G 2) B 3) E
4) C 5) F

2. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence of the paragraph?
1) F 2) D 3) B
4) A 5) C

3. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence of the paragraph?
1) E 2) G 3) A
4) F 5) D

4. Which of the following will be the LAST(SEVENTH) sentence of the paragraph?
1) F 2) B 3) A
4) E 5) C

5. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence of the paragraph?
1) A 2) B
3) D 4) F
5) E

Direction (Q. 6–10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any 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) Present-day parents have / 2) underwent a radical shift in / 3) attitude compared to / 4) their earlier counterparts./ 5) No error

7. 1) He went on attacking her/ 2) when other passengers arrived / 3) and told him/ 4) to lay off. / 5) No error

8. 1) Get rid of all cigarettes / 2) and ashtrays and / 3) other paraphernalia / 4) associated to smoking. / 5) No error

9. 1) John’s soldiers / 2) were readying/ 3) themselves for / 4) the final assault. / 5) No error

10. 1) There is a perception that / 2) the civilian authority does not / 3) fully appreciate the gravity of / 4) threats of national security. / 5) No error

6. Replace ‘underwent’ with ‘undergone’.
7. Replace ‘when’ with ‘until’.
8. Replace ‘to’ with ‘with’.
9. No error
10. Replace ‘of’ with ‘to’

And the winners are

  1. Ashmita - 8/10
  2. Abhinav - 7/9
  3. Manisha - 6/8


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