English Quiz for UIIC AO 2016 – Set 14

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Directions (Q. 1 – 5): Rearrange the following five sentences A, B, C,
D and E in the proper sequence to
a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
A. “What a waste of my tax
money” I thought, walking past the people having free Californian
B. “Speak to her” he
said “she’s into books”
C. The friend who had brought me
there noticed my noticing her.
D. In late 2003, I was still
paying taxes in America, so it horrified me that the US consulate was hosting a
“Gallon drinking appreciation event”
E. Behind them, a pianist was
playing old film tunes, and a slim short woman was dancing around him.
1. Which of the following would
be the FOURTH sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
2. Which of the following would be
the FIRST sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
3. Which of the following would
be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
4. Which of the following would
be the SECOND sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
5. Which of the following would
be the THIRD sentence?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E

Directions (Q. 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. Behaving in a ____________ and
serious way, even in a ____________ situation, makes people respect you.
1) calm, difficult
2) steady, angry
3) flamboyant, tricky
4) cool, astounding
5) silly, sound

7. Along with a sharp rise in
____________.., a recession would eventually result in more men, women and
children living in _________.
1) crime, apathy
2) fatalities, poor
3) deaths, slums
4) unemployment, poverty
5) migrations, streets
8. The government has
____________ to provide financial aid to the ones ____________ by severe floods
in the city.
1) desired, troubled
2) promised, havoc
3) failed, affected
4) wanted, struck
5) decided, ill

9. An airplane with ____________
passengers on board made an unscheduled ____________ as the airport to which it
was heading was covered with thick fog.
1) irritable, slip
2) faculty, stop
3) variety, halt
4) tonnes, wait
5) numerous, landing
10. Deemed universities
____________ huge fees, but have not been successful in providing ____________
education to our students.
1) collect, maintaining
2) pay, better
3) ask, good
4) charge, quality
5) demand, quantitative


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