English Quiz for Upcoming Bank Exams 2017 – Set 9


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Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following five sentences (A),
(B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and
then answer the questions given below.
(A) The government has done well
to engage the Opposition on the goods and service tax (GST), reach a compromise
on sticky issues and clear the path to a Constitutional amendment to create a
GST council and allow states to tax services and the centre to tax retail sale
of goods.
(B) However, the Congress demand
to set a cap on the GST rate remains unaddressed.
(C) Now, the 1% origin-based levy
on interstate trade of goods that runs contrary to GST stands scrapped.
(D) Further, a guarantee to fully
compensate states on revenue losses from the transition to GST for five years
serves to reassure the states but must be accompanied by mechanisms to prevent
states from slacking off on revenue collection.
(E) That, and other issues will
have to be dealt with in the GST Bill to be taken up later.
1. Which of the following would
be the FRIST sentence after
rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
2. Which of the following would
be the SECOND sentence after
rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
3. Which of the following would
be the THIRD sentence after
rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
4. Which of the following would
be the FOURTH sentence after
rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
5. Which of the following would
be the LAST (FIFTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) D 5) E
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Directions (Q. 6-10) : Each question below has two blanks, each
blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for
each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as whole.
6. Many newspaper editors would
be served well by ______ their intuitive ______ with the findings from such a
large sample study.
1) reprobating, inanity 2)
withholding, privity 3) contradicting, ineptness
4) verifying, knowledge 5)
conceding, impotence
7. China has become the first
major country to _______ online car booking services nationwide ______ to be
enforced.
1) comprise, staked 2) colonise,
bolstered 3) legalise, slated
4) galvanise, underpinned 5)
apprise, espoused
8. The Supreme Court questioned
the decision of a magistrate to seek police help to_____ into a defamation case
that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is facing over his remarks linking RSS with
the _______ of Mahatma Gandhi.
1) answer, diminution 2) solicit,
accretion 3) find, reduction
4) interrogate, cumulation 5)
inquire, assassination
9. Arundhati Ghose ________ more
hypocrisy and _______ every self-serving diplomatic feint.
1) unveiled, exposed 2) unbiased,
camouflage 3) unalloyed, cloaked
4) unvalued, masked 5)
underacted, respected
10. The CM strongly feels there
is need for greater public ______ and _______ with those who have worked in the
field of water conservation.
1) peculation, stonewalling 2)
participation, association 3) profanation, disaffiliation
4) obfuscation, protege 5)
mentation, combination



Answers:

1-5: ACDBE

  1. 1
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 2
  5. 5
  6. 4
  7. 3
  8. 5
  9. 1
  10. 2

Winners:

  1. Shalini/Pallavi – 10/10
  2. Aarushi Mathur – 10/10
  3. Lalit Ahuja – 7.5/10

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