In this blog, we have enclosed a quiz of 25 questions based on General English Language & comprehension. This test contains the questions taken from the previous year questions out of various exams like SSC, IBPS, RBI and etc. The questions put in it, are of blended type, including major questions for sentence correction/Grammatical errors, Sentence rearrangement, Sentence & comprehension completion and Antonyms.
To qualify this test, following expertise is required.
Let’s check out the questions: -
Directions (Q. Nos. 1 to 5): Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
A. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which had last intervened in the foreign exchange market in June 2009, was seen buying dollars to stem the rupee's runaway appreciation.
B. The bank had for so long resisted a rate increase, but finally toed the line of other banks as its cost of funds has gone up.
C. The local currency recently rose to a 25 month high against the dollar on sustained capital inflows.
D. Some interesting things have happened in the Indian financial system in the past few weeks.
E. The RBI also announced a Rs. 12000 crore buy back of government bonds from the market to infuse money into a liquidity-starved banking system.
F. Finally, the State Bank of India, the nation's largest lender, has raised its minimum lending rate, or base rate, by 10 basis points. (One basis point is one-hundredth of a percentage point)
1. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence?
2. Which of the following would be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence?
3. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence?
4. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence?
5. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence?
Directions (Q. Nos. 6 to 14): Pick out the most effective word/s from the given word/s to fill in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully complete in the context of the sentence.
6. _______ I not informed you about this, you would have missed the opportunity.
7. Many with ________ I have shared my thoughts have shown initial surprise.
8. Our present ________ towards the environment contrasts quite sharply with our historical reverence for nature.
9. Changing lifestyles in India are causing many frustrations, ________ people to lash out at the weakest.
10. There was this new belief among people that they could be successful, and that there were opportunities here for the ________ .
11. ________ a country's current account is in deficit, it would imply that its imports of goods and services are higher than its income from exports and remittances from non-residents.
12. In fact, ________ the many years of being a closed, high-tariff economy, we have always been more open minded than the economic models we have lived under.
13. The most encouraging fact is that change is spreading ________ the country and reaching villages and small towns.
14. In a string of decisions, information commissions have forced public authorities to implement the RTI stipulation that they should all put ________ information proactively so that citizens don't have to file applicable for every small thing.
Directions (Q. Nos. 15 to 24): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c),(d) and (e) given below each sentence should replace the word/ phrase in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct.
15. While these circumstances do not exonerate their actions on the least, these are signs of how economic bitterness can create high social costs.
(a) the actions on the least
(b) the actions on their least
(c) their actions at the least
(d) their actions in the least
(e) all their actions on the least
16. There is a urgent need to look at alternative sources of portable water in places where water quality has deteriorated sharply.
(a) an urgency to look on
(b) an urgent needs to look for
(c) an urgent need to looking at
(d) an urgent need to look for
(e) always urgent need to look for and at
17. TISCO had begun to produce steel in the early twentieth century, but the British Chief Commissioner of the Indian Railways had sworn to 'eat every pound of steel rail' they made, if it were to meet British specifications.
(a) if it ever met British specifications
(b) as it never ever met British specifications
(c) provided if it were to meet British specifications
(d) unless it were to meet British specifications
(e) only if they tried to meet British specifications
18. Not only does children have fewer chances of surviving and are underfed they also lack educational opportunities.
(a) Not only did children have
(b) Not only does the child have
(c) Not only does the child has
(d) Not do children have only
(e) Not only do children have
19. But equally, it should be made clear that there is no escape for those who take justice to their own hand.
(a) take justice onto the own hands
(b) take justice onto their own hand
(c) take justice into their own hands
(d) take justices into their own hands
(e) took justice into their own hand
20. The mid-day meal scheme has helped but should it have been linked less with the schooling system and more with the hunger pattern.
(a) but should had been linked less
(b) but should it not have been linked less
(c) but it should been linked lesser
(d) but it silould have been linked less
(e) but it should had been linked less
21. The government is suppose to monitor the import of hazardous waste which enters India through a gap in the law that allows the import of waste for recycling.
(a) supposedly to monitor the import of
(b) supposed for monitoring the import of
(c) supposed to monitor the import of
(d) supposed to monitoring the import of
(e) supposed to monitor the importing of
22. It is being still not realised that there is definite connection between education, good motherhood and efficient house management.
(a) It still not being realised that
(b) It is still not being realised that
(c) It not is still being realised that
(d) It is still not realised than
(e) It was still not realised when
23. According to child rights activitists to avoid crimes on children it is important to have community level child protection mechanisms like community watch dogs and committees for child protection, child welfare and anti-trafficking. These will create an interface between communities and state/district mechanisms.
(a) crimes over children it was important
(b) crimes of children it is important
(c) crimes over children it is important
(d) crimes against children it is important
(e) crime onto children it is important
24. While the acceptance of man's gender role has been willingly taken up by women, the same do not always holds true for men.
(a) the same does not always hold true for men
(b) the same does not always holds true for men
(c) the same does always hold true for men
(d) the same does not hold true for always men
(e) its does not hold true for men
Direction (Q. Nos. 25): Choose the word which is most opposite in meaning of the word printed in bold.
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