English Quiz for Bank Exams 2015 – Set 37

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Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the
following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a proper
to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A) Tsunamis generally consist of a series of waves with
periods ranging from minutes to hours, arriving in a so-called “wave
B) Wave heights of tens of meters can be generated by large events.
C) Rather than appearing as a breaking wave, a tsunami may instead
initially resemble a rapidly rising tide, and for this reason they are often
referred to as tidal waves.
D) A Tsunami is a series of waves in a water body caused by the
displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or a large lake.
E) Although the impact of tsunamis is limited to coastal
areas, their destructive power can be enormous and they can affect entire ocean
F) Tsunami waves do not resemble normal sea waves, because their
wavelength is far longer.
1. What is the LAST
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) C (b) B (c) D (d) E (e) F
2. What is the FIFTH
sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A (b) B (c) D (d) F (e) C
3. What is the THIRD
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 FOURTH
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
best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
6. Japan’s abundant
rainfall and the ___ mild temperature throughout most of the country have
produced a _____vegetation cover.
(a) Typically, lush
(b) Prominence, dry
(c) Importantly, scarce
(d) Average, green
(e) General, prominent
7. Nobody knows ____
how many languages there are in the world, partly because of the difficulty in

distinguishing between a language and
the sub-languages or dialects ____ it.
(a) Exclusively, from
(b) Extend, among
(c) Exactly, within
(d) Extensively, Between
(e) Precisely, with
8. The ______ of
natural gas from Norway’s Troil gas ________ is expected to increase annually.
(a) Yield, field
(b) Production, depot
(c) Manufacture, ground
(d) Assemble, bunk
(e) Making, drivel
9. The results of the
company’s cost-cutting ______ are evident in its profits.
(a) Events
(b) Action
(c) Dealings
(d) Procedure
(e) Measures
10. With cloning
technology, scientists _______ what has long been the ultimate _____ of modern

(a) are approaching, goal
(b) were approaching, aim
(c) had approached, target
(d) is approaching, mark
(e) was approaching, set


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