English Quiz for BOB Manipal and Dena Bank PGDBF 2017 - 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) This conclusion is premature.
(B) Virtually every culture throughout history has developed methods to interpret dreams — most notably, in the modern era, the psychoanalytic approach.
(C) Science, they say, has proved that dreams are just random signals sent from primitive regions of the brain, signifying nothing, and that dream interpretation is a kind of superstition.
(D) The findings from these studies provide compelling evidence that dreaming is not meaningless “noise” but rather a coherent and sophisticated mode of psychological functioning.
(E) But today many people assume that this quest has failed.
(F) Are dreams really meaningful?
(G) For many years, researchers (including me) have been using quantitative methods of analysis to study the content of dreams.


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

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

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

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

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





Directions (Q. 6–10): In the following passage some of the words have been left out each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraphs meaningfully complete.

Our national river is also one of the most polluted rivers in the country, and one of the 10 most threatened river basins in the world. The quality of the Ganga's water is (6) worsening. Now, not only is the water unfit for drinking, but it would also be harmful to use for agricultural (7). The level of coliform bacteria, a type of bacteria that indicates the purity of water, should be below 50 for drinking and below 5000 for agricultural use. The present level of coliform in the Ganga at Haridwar is 5500. A study conducted by the Uttaranchal Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) slotted river water into four categories, A (8) fit for drinking, B for bathing, C for agriculture and D is for excessive pollution level. The Ganga's water was given a definite D. The population (9) has led to industrialisation, urbanisation and poverty and put great pressure on the river. Most of the river's pollution is due to the careless (10) of human feces, urine and sewage directly into the river, all the way from its mouth at Gaumukh till Haridwar.

6. 1) unevenly 2) steadily 3) erratically 4) ironically 5) directly


7. 1) combustion 2) beginning 3) bang 4) purposes 5) dumping


8. 1) likely 2) partially 3) being 4) somewhat 5) partly


9. 1) explosion 2) repulsion 3) system 4) ejection 5) indifferent




10. 1) settlement 2) retention 3) concerned 4) approach 5) disposal




Answers:

(1–5): F B E C A G D
1. 2
2. 4
3. 1
4. 5
5. 3
6. 2
7. 4
8. 3
9. 1
10. 5

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