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Number of Question – 10                                          Timing – 10 Min

 

Para jumble Questions

Directions for Questions 1 to 5: The sentences given in each question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph.

Each sentence is labelled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

Q. 1

A. The two neighbours never fought each other.

B. Fights involving three male fiddler crabs have been recorded, but the status of the participants was unknown.

C. They pushed or grappled only with the intruder.

D. We recorded 17 cases in which a resident that was fighting an intruder was joined by an immediate neighbour, an ally.

E. We therefore tracked 268 intruder males until we saw them fighting a resident male.

a) BEDAC

b) DEBAC

c) BDCAE

d) BCEDA

e) None

 

Q. 2

A. He felt justified in bypassing Congress altogether on a variety of moves.

B. At times he was fighting the entire Congress.

C. Bush felt he had a mission to restore power to the presidency.

D. Bush was not fighting just the democrats.

E. Representative democracy is a messy business, and a CEO of the White House does not like a legislature of second guessers and time wasters.

a) CAEDB

b) DBAEC

c) CEADB

d) ECDBA

e) None

 

Q. 3

A. In the west, Allied Forces had fought their way through southern Italy as far as Rome.

B. In June 1944 Germany‘s military position in World War Two appeared hopeless.

C. In Britain, the task of amassing the men and materials for the liberation of northern Europe had been completed.

D. The Red Army was poised to drive the Nazis back through Poland.

E. The situation on the eastern front was catastrophic.

a) EDACB

b) BEDAC

c) BDECA

d) CEDAB

e) None

 

Q. 4

A. Experts such as Larry Burns, head of research at GM, reckon that only such a full hearted leap will allow the world to cope with the mass motorisation that will one day come to China or India.

B. But once hydrogen is being produced from biomass or extracted from underground coal or made from water, using nuclear or renewable electricity, the way will be open for a huge reduction in carbon emissions from the whole system.

C. In theory, once all the bugs have been sorted out, fuel cells should deliver better total fuel economy than any existing engines.

D. That is twice as good as the internal combustion engine, but only five percentage points better than a diesel hybrid.

E. Allowing for the resources needed to extract hydrogen from hydrocarbon, oil, coal or gas, the fuel cell has an efficiency of 30 %.

a) CEDBA

b) CEBDA

c) AEDBC

d) ACEBD

e) None

 

Q. 5

A. But this does not mean that death was the Egyptians‘ only preoccupation.

B. Even papyri come mainly from pyramid temples.

C. Most of our traditional sources of information about the Old Kingdom are monuments of the rich like pyramids and tombs.

D. Houses in which ordinary Egyptians lived have not been preserved, and when most people died they were buried in simple graves.

E. We know infinitely more about the wealthy people of Egypt than we do about the ordinary people, as most monuments were made for the rich.

a) CDBEA

b) ECDAB

c) EDCBA

d) DECAB

e) None

Spotting Error

Directions: In each questions read each sentence to find out the whether there is any error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. Ignore the errors of punctuations if any.

Q1. You must either (1)/ be regular with your studies (2)/ and study for longer period before the examination (3) / No error (4)

(a)You must either

(b) be regular with your studies

(c) and study for longer period before the examination

(d) No error

Q2. The new taxation rates (1)/ announced by the government (2)/ are bound to effect the export sector (3)/ No error (4)

(a) The new taxation rates

(b) Announced by the government

(c) Are bound to effect the export sector

(d)No error

Q3. These days job opportunities are not as better (1)/ as they used to be (2)/ in the early 70s (3)/ No error (4)

(a) These days job opportunities are not as better

(b) As they used to be

(c) In the early 70’s

(d) No error

Q4. When viewed with his point of view the (1) / entire episode assumes (2)/ a different colour altogether(3)/ No error (4)

(a) When viewed with his point of view the

(b) Entire episode assumes

(c) A different colour altogether

(d) No error

Q5. On many occasions (1)/ we did helped the poor (2)/ people by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on (3)/ No error (4)

(a) On many occasions

(b) We did helped the poor

(c) People by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on

(d) No error