English Quiz for SBI Clerk Mains 2016 – Set 1

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Rearrange the following sentences A), B), C), D) and E) in the proper sequence
to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.
A. The upsurge of public activism against the setting up of Special
Economic Zones, which eventually forced the State Government to announce the
scrapping of all 15 such projects, is an impressive case in point.
B. Early last year, a similar agitation coerced the
government into calling for a revision of the Goa Regional Plan 2011, a
controversial document that opened up large swathes of land, including green
belts and coastal stretches, for construction.
C. The broad–based agitation against SEZs has demonstrated
the power of popular protest in the State.
D. Those opposed to the projects had questioned the
propriety of the government acquiring large tracts of land and then selling
them to promoters at low prices.
E. A coastal State with an area of 3,700 square kilometers
and a population of about 1.4 million, Goa has always been extremely sensitive
to the impact of unrestrained economic development
1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
2. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
3. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
4. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
5. Which of the following should be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
DIRECTION (Qs. 6-10):
In each of the following sentences, an idiomatic expression or a proverb is
highlighted. Select the alternative which best describes its use in the
6. He went to his friend’s house in the evening as was his wont.
1) as usual
2) as he wanted
3) as his want was
4) as he wanted that day
5) none of these
7. Why do you wish to tread
on the toes
1) To give offence to them
2) To follow them grudgingly
3) To treat them indifferently
4) To be kicked by them
5) None of these
8. He intends setting
as a lawyer in the adjoining district.
1) To establish himself 2) To migrate
3) To join 4) To settle
5) None of these
9. The autographed bat from the famous cricketer Sunil Gavaskar
is worth a jew’s eye.
1) Not a worthy possession
2) unnecessary
3) A costly items
4) A possession of high value
5) None of these
10. The speaker gave a bird’s
eye view
of the political conditions in the country.
1) a personal view
2) a general view
3) a biased view
4) a detailed presentation
5) None of these


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