English Quiz for UIIC AO 2016 – Set 4

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Directions (Q. 1-5):
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) No force is used to persuade the reader.
(B) The pen expresses a personal or public opinion.
(C) The reader has the right to hold his own view; he may
not be convinced of the writer’s judgement and opinions presented to him.
(D) It stands for the press, literature, newspapers, books
and other writings.
(E) We may, therefore, say that the pen stands for the
peaceful means by which a person is persuaded to accept the views which the
writer holds.
(F) The purpose of all writings is to connect one’s mind
with another, to persuade the reader to take up the view which the writer holds
on a particular subject.
1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) F 3) E 4) C 5) B
2. Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence
after rearrangement?
1) B 2) A 3) C 4) D 5) E
3. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 2) C 3) A 4) F 5) B
4. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 2) E 3) F 4) C 5) B
5. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 2) D 3) C 4) B 5) A
Directions (Q. 6-10):
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.)
6. 1) The Supreme Court has restricted all authorities for
denying / 2) a benefit or service to any citizen of India / 3) for want of the
Aadhaar card / 4) even as the centre claimed that the scheme was only
voluntary. / 5) No error
7. 1) Faced with the prospect of judicial scrutiny / 2) of
any decision to ban opinion polls, / 3) the Centre said there is no move / 4)
at this time to ban opinion polls. / 5) No error
8. 1) There is the obvious pain for those / 2) without jobs,
and for those losing / 3) those, but at one level, the solution appears / 4) to
be simple: just wait for the economy to pick up. / 5) No error
9. 1) In a decisive endorsement of her policies at home / 2)
and in Europe, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic block gathered /
3) 42 per cent of the votes / 4) only few seats short of an absolute majority.
/ 5) No error

10. 1) The Planning Commission in its National Human Development
Report / 2) points out that corruption is the most endemic / 3) and entrenched
manifestation of poor government / 4) in the Indian society. / 5) No error
(1-5): BDFCAE
6. Replace ‘for’ with ‘from’
7. Replace ‘is’ with ‘was’
8. Replace ‘those’ with ‘them’
9. Replace ‘only few’ with ‘only a few’
10. Replace ‘government’ with ‘governance’


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