English Quiz for BOB Manipal and Dena Bank PGDBF 2017 – Set 4


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Directions (Q. 1–5): Rearrange the following Seven sentences (A),
(B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful
paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
(A) This conclusion is premature.
(B) Virtually every culture
throughout history has developed methods to interpret dreams — most notably, in
the modern era, the psychoanalytic approach.
(C) Science, they say, has proved
that dreams are just random signals sent from primitive regions of the brain,
signifying nothing, and that dream interpretation is a kind of superstition.
(D) The findings from these
studies provide compelling evidence that dreaming is not meaningless “noise”
but rather a coherent and sophisticated mode of psychological functioning.
(E) But today many people assume
that this quest has failed.
(F) Are dreams really meaningful?
(G) For many years, researchers
(including me) have been using quantitative methods of analysis to study the
content of dreams.
1. Which of the following would
be the ‘SIXTH’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) G 3) D 4) A 5) E
2. Which of the following would
be the ‘FOURTH’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) F 3) G 4) C 5) E
3. Which of the following would
be the ‘FIRST’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 2) B 3) E 4) C 5) A
4. Which of the following would
be the ‘LAST(SEVENTH)’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) E 3) G 4) C 5) D
5. Which of the following would
be the ‘SECOND’ sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 2) G 3) B 4) F 5) A

Directions (Q. 6–10): In the following passage some of the words
have been left out each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable
word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with
appropriate words to make the paragraphs meaningfully complete.
Our national river is also one of
the most polluted rivers in the country, and one of the 10 most threatened
river basins in the world. The quality of the Ganga’s water is (6) worsening.
Now, not only is the water unfit for drinking, but it would also be harmful to
use for agricultural (7). The level of coliform bacteria, a type of bacteria
that indicates the purity of water, should be below 50 for drinking and below
5000 for agricultural use. The present level of coliform in the Ganga at
Haridwar is 5500. A study conducted by the Uttaranchal Environment Protection
and Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) slotted river water into four categories,
A (8) fit for drinking, B for bathing, C for agriculture and D is for excessive
pollution level. The Ganga’s water was given a definite D. The population (9)
has led to industrialisation, urbanisation and poverty and put great pressure
on the river. Most of the river’s pollution is due to the careless (10) of
human feces, urine and sewage directly into the river, all the way from its
mouth at Gaumukh till Haridwar.
6. 1) unevenly 2) steadily 3)
erratically 4) ironically 5) directly
7. 1) combustion 2) beginning 3)
bang 4) purposes 5) dumping
8. 1) likely 2) partially 3)
being 4) somewhat 5) partly
9. 1) explosion 2) repulsion 3)
system 4) ejection 5) indifferent

10. 1) settlement 2) retention 3)
concerned 4) approach 5) disposal

Answers:


(1–5): F B E C A G D
1. 2
2. 4
3. 1
4. 5
5. 3
6. 2
7. 4
8. 3
9. 1
10. 5

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