English Language Quiz for IBPS PO 126

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the following questions, a short passage is given with one of the  lines in the passage missing and represented by a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choice given, to make the passage complete and coherent.

1. Management courses are much sought after in a country like India. These courses are designed in such a manner that they enable the students to step into the professional world with great confidence. Thus, management is the art of coordinating activities of various nature and coping with the stress that’s a part and parcel of corporate life. Most students decide on pursuing BBA, even at the slightest mention of management. ______ apart from the  regular business administration, there are courses like retail management, hotel management, NGO management health management and travel and tourism management image management among others.
1) This course is one-of-its-kind.
2) But, this field is not as mundane as it sounds and has a plethora of options to choose from.
3) Retail management courses in India have also gained huge popularity.
4) It requries creativity along with management skills.
5) This is the one of the best courses in recent times.

2. The Supreme Court took exception to government allowing contractors to charge high toll tax every 10-15 km even on under-construction National Highways (NHs). On the heels of a parliamentary panel’s criticism of motorists having to pay toll taxes on roads still being constructed or widened, a bench of Justices D. K Jian and A R Dave questioned the rationale and asked the Union Government to explain the justification for such a policy decision. ___________ the government says infrastructure is for common man pays for it. We will examine it, we will examine, the bench said, while suo motu expanding the scope of a PIL petition that questioned the toll being charged on the Gurgaon- Delhi expressway.
1) We are expanding the scope of the petition.
2) Under - construction highways are money making machines.
3) Under-construction highways are not money making machines.
4) We are not on expressway toll plaza.
5) It would be unfair to charge toll on highways.

3. ______ while pharama companies have claimed over the last few years that most of their drug trials w ere taking place in “cosmopolitan towns” which have a heterogeneous population, comprising various ethnic groups (a major requirement for the all important phase-III clinical trials), submission is incorrect and the basic purpose of phase-III trials, even when conducted, is not being served.”
1) Smaller cities seem to have become prime target for drug trials
2) Pharma cos targeting small cities for drug trials
3) Purpose not being served as towns aren’t ethnically diverse
4) Other anti-pyretics fail to do so
5) Big cities have huge business

4. India has seen the writing on the wall and is doing the”needful”, to use that inelegant but perfectly fitting word of Indian officialdom, containing within it the parameters of karmic but adequate action. India is clearly part of the international effort to presure Iran but it won’t be shouting its support from the roof tops._____
1) India’s relations with Iran are riddled with complexity.
2) It prefers old-fashioned diplomacy, especially in these times of delicate coatitions and whimsical regional satraps.
3) It doesn’t give preference.
4) It works on coalition.
5) It could be easily exploited.

5. The Supreme Court’s directive for the government to taper off-and eventually stop-India’s Haj subsidy within 10 years makes eminent sense. ______ this money, the court points out, would be best spent improving the education and social services available to Muslim groups, often found at the bottom of development indices in India. Such actions would suit a secular state far better, which is supposed to orient its resources towards citizens public development, not spiritual practices falling in the private realm. By investing the start realities, the Muslim community deals with daily the state’s exposing itself at best to charges of empty political correctness, and at worst, to cynical vote-bank politics.
1) It’s about constant introspection to achieve a closer understanding.

2) The Supreme Court eventually abolish Haj Subsidy.
3) It was pointed out that Indian state spent money to support pilgrimages of different religions.
4) Govt. support for the Haj Pilgrimage has been a historic tradition.
5) At its core, the argument notes the subsidy involves over Rs. 650 crore annually.

Directions (Q. 6-10): Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (F), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below it.
(A) There were apprehensions in the community.
(B) She wants to become a doctor now and I will do whatever it takes to ful fill her dream.
(C) But I was desperate to provide good education to my daughter.
(D) There is a lot of talk about RTE but most of the private schools are taking it as enforcement.
(E) I had to walk down to the school three years ago to get an application form as I had no money for the fare.
(F) Even others learn to be sensitive and that’s the beginning of a better society.
(G) We have been teaching poor children for many years and they settle really well.

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

7. Which of the following should be the THRID sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) G 5) E

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

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

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

 

Answers :-

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

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