English Quiz (Based on New Pattern)

English Quiz (Based on New Pattern)

English Quiz (Based on New Pattern)

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of these questions, a set of 3 or 4 sentences which convey an idea is given. Of these one or two is/are suppressed. To fill up the spaces of the suppressed sentence(s), two possible fillers as (i) and (ii) are given. Find out which one, two or none can fill up the space of the suppressed and mark your answer accordingly.
Caution: While marking your answer  please consider the sequence of the sentence also if both the sentences are required to fill up the spaces.
1. As you know, in the present-day scenario, there is a competitive work environment all around. (______). So, consequently no one will find a room in any area of work till they don’t take genuine interest.
        (i)   No man will find the best way to do things unless he loves to do things honestly.
        (ii) To excel in your area of profession you will have to take personal interest to go high in life as everyone consistently wants to be better  than before.
1) (i) and (ii)         
2) (ii) and (i)                 
3) (i) only              
4)  (ii) only            
5) None
2. Corrupt societies become silent witnesses to their own degeneration. (_____). They believe that they can either help themselves this way or face a life of poverty.
        (i)   Citizens fill their pockets without shame.
        (ii) They feel that this is their only protection against an uncertain future.
1) (i) and (ii)         
2) (ii) and (i)         
3) (i) only      
4) (ii) only             
5) None
3. Negative feelings like guilt, revenge and anger are detrimental to our daily living. (_____). If a person who has made a mistake, be it unintentional or deliberate, apologises, his heart feels light.
        (i)   They are like excess baggage that a person carries with him and are detrimental not only to the giver but the receiver as well.
        (ii) They are the prime causes of stress and result in physical and emotional problems.
1) (i) and (ii)         
2) (ii) and (i)                 
3) (i) only              
4) (ii) only             
5) None
4. Exit polls is the latest phenomenon which has come up to predict the outcome of elections.(______). Similarly, the opinion polls are conducted on a fraction of the society and they may misguide the people.
        (i)   As only a small section of society is taken into account in these polls, they fail to project the real picture.
        (ii) Exit polls is the essence of democracy, and it should be regarded as an indicator of actual results.
1) (i) and (ii)         
2) (ii) and (i)         
3) (i) only
4) (ii) only             
5) None
5. We know that a child dreads ghosts only when he is alone.(_____). Most of our fears are replicas of this fear of ghosts.
        (i)   Man loses his true stature when he fails to unite fully with his fellows.
        (ii) This is the person’s fear of his own weakness.
1) (i) and (ii)       
2) (ii) and (i)       
3) (i) only                            
4) (ii) only           
5) None

Directions (Q. 6-10): Select the phrase/connector from the given three options which can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning expressed in the statement sentences.
Ques :6
Many reforms have been discussed at length but have come to nothing for one reason or another. The authorities are now peddling the idea of autonomous colleges as a means of toning up teaching standards.
(A) By the way ……….
(B) Since …………
(C) The idea of ………
Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the sentences into one.
1: Only (A)
2: Only (B)
3: Only (C)
4: Only (A) and (B)
5: None of the above
Ques : 7
 At present genetic engineering is a costly process of detecting disorders. This is why much progress in this area has been possible in scientifically advanced and rich countries.
(A) Only advance …….
(B) The costly process ……….
(C) Much progress ………
Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the sentences into one.
1: Only (A)
2: Only (B)
3: Only (C)
4: Only (B) and (C)
5: None of the above
Ques : 8
 For people in marketing or sales, service is an opportunity not an obligation. It is an opportunity for greater personal contact and productivity and for greater profit for their companies, through satisfied and loyal customers.
(A) Satisfied customers ………….
(B) Service is …………..
(C) Obligation and ………….
Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the sentences into one.
1: Only (A)
2: Only (B)
3: Only (C)
4: Only (B) and (C)
5: None of the above
Ques : 9
Books are by far the most lasting product of human effort. Temples crumble into ruins, pictures and statues decay, but books survive.
(A) The most lasting ……………
(B) Survival of books ………..
(C) Temples, pictures and statues do not by far …………..
Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the sentences into one.
1: Only (A)
2: Only (B)
3: Only (C)
4: Only (A) and (C)
5: None of the above
Ques : 10
 Most farm crops come to maturity during a relatively short and specific period. Industrial production, on the contrary, takes place throughout the year.
(A) Unlike industrial ………………………
(B) Industrial production ……………..
(C) However short ………………………..
Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the sentences into one.
1: Only (A)
2: Only (B)
3: Only (C)
4: Only (A) and (B)
5: None of the above

Answers:

  1. 4
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 2; (B) Since many reforms have been discussed at length and nothing has come out for one reason or another, the authorities are now peddling the idea of autonomous colleges as a means of toning up teaching standards.
  7. 3; (C) Much progress in the area of genetic engineering has been possible in scientifically advanced and rich countries because at present it is a costly process of detecting disorders.
  8. 2; (B) Service is an opportunity not obligation for the people in marketing or sales for greater personal contact and productivity and for greater profit for their companies, through satisfied and loyal customers.
  9. 5; Both (A) and (B)
  10. 4;  (A) Unlike industrial production, which takes place throughout the year, most farm crops come to maturity during a relatively short and specific period.
    (B) Industrial production takes place throughout the year; on the contrary, most farm crops come to maturity during a relatively short and specific period.
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