English Quiz 2017 – Sentence Fillers & Errors – Set 6 | RBI Assistant Mains 2016

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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. For the first time, the centre has decided (1)/to hire
“stress counsellors” in paramilitary forces (2) / to curb instances
of suicide as well as mental and behaviour disorders (3)/ amongst troops
working under acute pressure. (4)/No error (5)
2. The students have pointed out that (1)/ the notices
issued to them do not mention (2)/ the “offence” for which they (3)/
have asked to give an explanation. (4)/ No error (5)
3. A man claiming to be (1)/ a Delhi Police inspector
allegedly (2)/ beaten up a tennis coach (3)/ who works at a private school.
(4)/ No error (5)
4. He was told to give the award (1) / to whosoever he
thought had done (2)/ the most for (3)/ the welfare of poor children. (4)/ No
error (5)
5. Rashmi has (1)/ scored first class (2)/ in her final
exams, (3)/ hasn’t she? (4)/ No error (5)
Directions (Q. 6-10): In each question below, two sentences or parts of
sentences are given with two blank spaces between them. From the three
parts/sentences denoted by (A), (B) and (C) given below each, find out which
two can fill up the blanks in proper sequence (ie the order in which these are
given in the answer options) to make the sentence/group of sentences
meaningfully complete.
6. Four years ago, I had a major surgery. (_________). (_________).
I was too ill.
(A) It left me disabled.
(B) My attempts to go back to work could not succeed.
(C) I had fully recovered except for some minor weakness.
1) Only (B) and (A)
2) Only (C) and (A)
3) Only (B) and (C)
4) Only (A) and (B)
5) Only (A) and (C)
7. Based on scientific research, scientists conclude that (_________)
(_________), they will live even more than a hundred years.
(A) keep themselves active all through
(B) exercise more, ensure proper vitamin intake
(C) human species, if they regulate their diet,
1) Only (A) and (B)
2) Only (A) and (C)
3) Only (C) and (A)
4) Only (C) and (B)
5) Either (C) and (A) or (C) and (B)
8. The Central Government’s plans to (_________) (_________)
despite the fact that the opposition parties’ united front had mobilised
support of general public at the outskirts of Mumbai.
(A) defy the curfew imposed to prevent the proposed rally
from protesting against the hike in petrol prices
(B) curb the rally called for by the opposition succeeded due
to ruling party’s announcement to
(C) cancel all the trains entering Mumbai,
1) Only (A) and (B)
2) Only (B) and (A)
3) Only (B) and (C)
4) Only (A) and (C)
5) Either (B) and (C) or (A) and (C)
9. The economic gloom was exacerbated yesterday by Greek
Prime Minister’s surprise announcement (_________) (_________), and vote might
put the torturously conceived package in jeopardy.
(A) that was struck last week
(B) that he would recommend the Parliament to strike down
the obnoxious deal
(C) that his country would hold a referendum on the European
debt deal
1) Only (C) and (A)
2) Only (B) and (A)
3) Only (A) and (C)
4) Either (C) and (A) or (B) and (A)
5) None of these
10. The world’s most powerful nations were warned (_________)
(_________) and trigger mass social unrest.
(A) that could cost millions of jobs around the globe
(B) that international economy was on the brink of a deep
new economic crisis
(C) that the only solution was pumping a huge amount of
money in the economy
1) Only (C) and (A)
2) Only (B) and (A)
3) Only (B) and (C)
4) Only (C) and (B)
5) None of these


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


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