English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 35

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is a set of English Quiz for the upcoming Bank Exams in 2015. The following quiz is based on Sentence Rearrangements and Fill in the Blanks.

following six
sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a proper sequence to form a
meaningful paragraph
and then answer
the questions given below.

A) There was abject callousness in dealing with the recent
floods, focusing solely on how to make it more tourist-friendly rather than planning
for the rehabilitation of displaced residents.
B) The premise of carving out smaller States in India
shifted from the formation of linguistic states to one of, since the 1990s,
rearranging them on the basis of backwardness and a lack of development.
C) There was little concern demonstrated for the local
people in whose name the State was created.
D) The mere formation of a smaller State is no guarantee for
better lives for those social groups for whom these States have been created.
E) However, even a cursory look at how Uttarakhand,
Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have fared will tell us many facts.
F) Uttarakhand continues to be at the lower end in the Human
Development Index.
1. What is the FOURTH
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) C
(b) B
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F
2. What is the THIRD
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) D
(d) F
(e) C
3. What is the LAST
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) C
(c) B
(d) E
(e) F
4. What is the FIRST
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F
5. What is the SECOND
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F
Directions (Q. 6-10):
Each question below has a blank/ two blanks, each blank indicating that
has been omitted. Choose
the word/ set of words from the five options for each blank that best fits the

meaning of the sentence as a whole.
6. A little ____ a
million years ago, the briny waters of the Baltic Sea began ____ into the cold
(a) Under … flooding
(b) Upper… flood
(c) Below… floods
(d) Between… flooded
(e) Above… flooding
7. According to a
panel of health officials, there has been a great deal of ____ in the medical
(a) Admission
(b) Urgency
(c) Confusion
(d) Consequence
(e) Secrecy
8. According to a
recent poll, owning and ____ in a freestanding house on its own land is still a
____ of a
majority of young adults.
(a) Operating… aspiration
(b) Living… goal
(c) Renting… miracle
(d) Disposing… mystery
(e) Loaning… suspense
9. According to a
____ by the state Supreme Court, the owner of polluted land is ____ for the
cleanup of
the property.
(a) Law… punished
(b) Ruling… liable
(c) State… responsible
(d) Article… deemed
(e) Provision… possible
10. Acid rain and
snow result ____ the chemical reactions ____ industrial emissions of sulfur
dioxide and
nitrogen oxides.
(a) In… above
(b) On… below
(c) With… among
(d) From… between
(e) For… too


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