English Quiz for RBI SBI PO Mains 2016 – Set 8

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Directions [Q. 1-5]:
Read this sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it.
The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the
error as your answer. If there is no error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer.
(Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any)
1. Though the idea of high-speed trains is / appealingly,
studies show that countries which / have such trains have found that they are
much / more expensive than expected and are not used much.
1) Though the idea of high-speed trains is
2) appealingly, studies show that countries which
3) have such trains have found that they are much
4) more expensive than expected and are not used much
5) No error

Solutions – Replace ‘appealingly’ with ‘appealing’ 
2. Innovations especially into the field of / information
technology can help increase / the wages of the workforce provided / workers
have the necessary skills.
1) Innovations especially into the field of
2) information technology can help increase
3) the wages of the workforce provided
4) workers have the necessary skills
5) No error

Solutions – Replace ‘into’ with ‘in’ 
3. While the country spend about $800 million on fireworks /
every year, at a cost of only $74 million it / is set to launch a rocket into
space to / orbit Mars and gather data about the planet.
1) While the country spend about $800 million on fireworks
2) every year, at a cost of only $74 million it
3) is set to launch a rocket into space to
4) orbit Mars and gather data about the planet
5) No error

Solutions –  Replace ‘spend’ with ‘spends’
4. The government plans to launch a new healthcare system
which / consists of a website where people’s registration for insurance, / a
data centre which stores records and an interface /which provides insurance
companies with information.
1) The government plans to launch a new healthcare system
which
2) consists of a website where people’s registration for insurance,
3) a data centre which stores records and an interface
4) which provides insurance companies with information
5) No error

Solutions – Replace with “will consist of a website where people register for insurance” 
5. Over half of China’s 1.4 billion population / live in
villages and the most pressing / problem faces the country today / is the lack
of rural reforms.
1) Over half of China’s 1.4 billion population
2) lives in villages and the most pressing
3) problem faces the country today
4) is the lack of rural reforms
5) No error

Solutions –  Replace ‘faces’ with ‘facing’
Directions [Q. 6-10]:
Rearrange the given six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a proper
sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the given
questions.
(A) So while these partnerships are at times messy and
controversial, on balance, they are force for good.
(B) NGOs help companies reach and meet the needs of parts of
the market that companies do not understand, such as the marginalised, where
NGOs have unique insight.
(C) But before concluding that such partnerships are
valueless it is worth recalling the reasons why they took off in the first
place.
(D) For NGOs too, partnerships with firms have their uses,
with companies providing money and ways of influencing the minds and behaviour
of millions of people.
(E) There are many opponents to the close ties between
companies and charities (Non-Governmental Organisations or NGOs).
(F) NGOs are also better than companies at attracting and
retaining idealistic talent, who sometimes end up even being absorbed by the
companies to administer the policies they had advocated when they worked for
NGOs.
6. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E
7. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence
after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) F
8. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E
9. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) D
4) E
5) F
10. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E

Solutions – ECBFDA 



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