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English Language MCQ for IBPS/NICL AO

Directions (Q. 1-5): The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words denoted by A, B, C, D, E & F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.
1. _________before the clock struck 8 on Saturday night, India Gate was swamped with people wearing black T-shirts and holding candles.
(A) Minutes
(B) Time
(C) Later
(D) Quickly
(E) Since
(F) Seconds
1) (B) and (E)
2) (A) and (C)
3) (A) and (F)
4) (B) and (D)
5) (C) and (E)
2. The state should take steps to ________ the process of teachers appointments as the Centre has already sanctioned six lakh posts.
(A) fasten
(B) move
(C) hasten
(D) speed
(E) early
(F) quicken
1) (D) and (F)
2) (A) and (C)
3) (F) and (B)
4) (D) and (E)
5) (B) and (D)
3. A senior citizen’s son_____threatened her every day and physically harmed her, forcing her to transfer her property to him.
(A) superficially
(B) mistakenly
(C) allegedly
(D) miserably
(E) doubtfully
(F) purportedly
1) (C) and (F)
2) (A) and (E)
3) (C) and (E)
4) (D) and (F)
5) (A) and (D)
4. Medical teachers said that the management had continued to remain______to their cause leading to the stretching of their strike.
(A) unmoved
(B) lethargic
(C) unconcerned
(D) apathetic
(E) indifferent
(F) bored
1) (B) and (C)
2) (C) and (F)
3) (A) and (E)
4) (A) and (D)
5) (D) and (E)
5. The parents had approached the high court to_____the government order after their children, who passed UKG, were denied admission by a school.
(A) void
(B) quash
(C) annul
(D) stay
(E) lift
(F) post
1) (A) and (D)
2) (B) and (C)
3) (C) and (E)
4) (E) and (F)
5) (C) and (D)

Directions (Q. 6-10): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
  • (A) If China is the world’s factory, India has become the world’s outsourcing centre – keeping in line with this image.
  • (B) But India’s future depends crucially on its ability to compete fully in the Creative Economy – not just in tech and software, but across design and entrepreneurship; arts, culture and entertainment; and the knowledge-based professions of medicine, finance and law.
  • (C) While its creative assets outstrip those of other emerging competitors, India must address several challenges to increase its international competitiveness as the world is in the midst of a sweeping transformation.
  • (D) This transformation is evident in the fact that the world is moving from an industrial economy to a Creative Economy that generates wealth by harnessing intellectual labour, intangible goods and human creative capabilities.
  • (E) Its software industry is the world’s second-largest, its tech outsourcing accounts for more than half of the $300 billion global industry, according to a technology expert.
  • (F) If the meeting of world leaders at Davos is any indication, India is rapidly becoming an economic ‘rock star’.

6. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E
7. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E
8. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) F
5) E
9. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement?
1) F
2) B
3) C
4) A
5) E
10. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) F


Answers:

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