English Quiz for IBPS PO Mains – Set 14

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Direction 1-5: Rearrange the following six sentences (A),(B), (C), (D),
(E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer
the questions given below them.

(A) Its prevalence reflects very
badly on a society that is not able to stop this evil.
(B) Though elimination of child
labour is an impossible task considering the current socio-economic scenario of
these poor families, the Indian government is committed to the task of ensuring
that no child remains illiterate, hungry and without medical care.
(C) Therefore, unless the
socio-economic status of the poor families is improved, India has to live with
child labour.
(D) The members of these
households have to send their children to work, even if the future of these
innocent children is ruined, as that is the only choice open for them to
survive in this world.
(E) Child labour is, no doubt, an
evil that should be done away with at the earliest.
(F) But in a society where many
households may have to suffer the pangs of hunger if the children are withdrawn
from work, beggars can’t be choosers.
1. Which of the
following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) E 3) C 4) F 5) D
2. Which of the
following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement ?
1) B 2) A 3) C 4) F 5) E
3. Which of the
following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) F 3) D 4) B 5) C
4. Which of the
following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ?
1) E 2) A 3) F 4) C 5) D
5. Which of the
following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) C 3) E 4) D 5) B
Direction 6-10: Each question below has two blanks, each blank
indicating that something has been
Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the
sentence as a whole.
6. The water
transport project on the west coast is________ to get a shot in the arm with a
new plan in
which the Road
Development Corporation will build the’ infrastructure and _________ a private
party to
operate the service.
1) scheduled -let
2) verge – permit
3) set – sanctions
4) slated.- allow
5) bound – task
7. As the weekend
finally rolled around the city folk were only _____ happy to settle down and
their cares ____.
1) just -afar
2) too – away
3) extremely – off
4) very – up
5) so -on
8. The flood of
brilliant ideas has not only ______ us, but has also encouraged us to ______
the last date
for submission of
1) overwhelmed – extend
2) enjoyed – stretch
3) dismayed,- decide
4) scared scrap
5) happy – boundary
9. ______ about
prolonged power cuts in urban areas, the authorities have decided to _______
over to
the more reliable and
eco-friendly systems to run its pumps.
1) Worried -.shift
2) Frantic – move
3) Troubled – jump
4) Concerned -.switch
5) Endangered , click
10. The high cutoff
marks this year have _______ college admission-seekers to either _________ for

lesser known colleges or change their
subject preferences.
1) cajoled – ask
2) pressured. – sit
3) forced – settle
4) strained – compromise
5) entrusted – wait


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