English Language Quiz 140 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic 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).

1. 1) The Principal has announced / 2) a tournament for all / 3) student who / 4) achieve their targets. / 5) No error

2. 1) M. S. Dhoni has been assigned / 2) with that team / 3) because he is / 4) well qualified and experienced. / 5) No error

3. 1) The non–stop bullet train's new project / 2) cannot be launched / 3) unless the approval/ 4) of the board. / 5) No error

4. 1) Instead criticizing / 2) why don't / 3) you help / 4) with the presentation? / 5) No error

5. 1) In spite of / 2) so many hardships / 3) Niharika has managed / 4) to success. / 5) No error

Directions (Q 6-10): 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) Being rejected from almost every management and banking competition I applied for, taught me that strategy comes from planning and real world application of ideas not seat of the pants thinking.
(B) My failure taught me to be clearer about my practice, vision, and objectives when persuading others to get behind me.
(C) Getting dinged from 4 out of the 9 top banks taught me that accuracy matters just as much as speed when evaluating what organization or post you should align yourself with.
(D) Getting out from second round examinations taught me that I should funnel my desire for accuracy offstage.
(E) Failing my exam taught me that you have to be prepared, always, in order to be successful.
F) I've chosen a field that requires me to think logically about time management problems and apply my  interest in the quantitative aptitude and accuracy.

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

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

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

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

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

Answers :--

 

1. 3; Substitute ‘students’ for ‘student’.

2. 2; Substitute ‘to’ for ‘with’.

3. 3; Substitute ‘without’ for ‘unless’.

4. 1; Insert ‘of’ after ‘instead’.

5. 2; Delete ‘so’.

(6 – 0) :  B D F E A C

6. 2 ,   7.  4  ,    8.  1 ,    9.  5  ,    10.  3

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