Sentence Rearrangement & Cloze Test

Sentence Rearrangement & Cloze Test

Sentence Rearrangement & Cloze Test

Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
  • (A) This particularly occurred in the early thirties.
  • (B) According to socialism, birth had nothing to do with superiority or inferiority, merit or lack of it in an individual.
  • (C) Jawaharlal Nehru brought the National Movement led by Gandhi still closer to the hearts and minds of people.
  • (D) Socialism was a new humanist doctrine that swore by equality, freedom and social justice.
  • (E) Lastly, and most importantly, socialism stood for classlessness and equality.
  • (F) Similarly, it did not matter whether the colour of skin of a person was black, white or brown.

1. Which of the following will come FIRST after rearrangement of sentences?
  1. C
  2. A
  3. B
  4. E
  5. D
2. Which of the following will come SECOND after rearrangement of sentences ?
  1. D
  2. B
  3. C
  4. A
  5. F
3. Which of the following will come FOURTH after rearrangement of sentences?
  1. A
  2. B
  3. D
  4. C
  5. E
4. Which of the following will come LAST after rearrangement of sentences?
  1. A
  2. B
  3. D
  4. C
  5. E
5. Which of the following will come THIRD after rearrangement of sentences?
  1. A
  2. E
  3. D
  4. C
  5. F
Directions (Q. 6-15): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number to make the paragraph meaningful.
Forty-year-old Vijay Kumar, a regional head at a private sector life insurance company, quit his job two months ago after a 10-year (6) with the firm. Every three months, the number of policies Kumar and his colleagues were asked to sell would go (7) till it reached a point when targets became almost (8) to achieve. In September, staring at the (9) of yet another failure to meet the target, Kumar decided to quit rather than get (10). He now (11) to never return to the sector. Like Kumar, thousands of employees are leaving the private insurance sector as companies feel the heat of sliding growth and rising costs with premium (12) dropping. An estimated 10,000 people have quit the sector in the past two years and one out of every three is scouting for options outside the industry, head-hunters and industry (13) say. The (14) among employees is down and most of them are looking out for jobs. Hiring is limited and the boom we (15) from 2000 to 2010 is over, says a senior executive at a midsized insurance firm.

6. 
  1. relation
  2. shift
  3. stint
  4. task
  5. performance
7. 
  1. on
  2. up
  3. down
  4. out
  5. for
8. 
  1. target
  2. easier
  3. tough
  4. impossible
  5. feasible
9.
  1. prospect
  2. idea
  3. notion
  4. chance
  5. possibility
10.
  1. punished
  2. scolded
  3. adorned
  4. rewarded
  5. chided
11.
  1. accepts
  2. swears
  3. wishes
  4. presumes
  5. says
12.
  1. calculation
  2. amount
  3. charge
  4. collection
  5. cost
13.
  1. interns
  2. employees
  3. insiders
  4. members
  5. people
14.
  1. perception
  2. income
  3. morality
  4. faith
  5. morale
15.
  1. experienced
  2. have
  3. achieved
  4. enjoyed
  5. got

ANSWERS:-

Sequence: CADBFE
  1. 1
  2. 4
  3. 2
  4. 5
  5. 3
  6. 3
  7. 2
  8. 4
  9. 1
  10. 5
  11. 2
  12. 4
  13. 3
  14. 5
  15. 1
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