English Test for NIACL AO Prelims Exam Set – 1

Directions(1-5): Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

  1. They can’t decide who should they blame for inefficiency.
    who they should blame for
    whom should they be blamed for
    whom should they blame on
    whom should they blame for
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  2. Because our foreign policy is not well defined, it creates confusion among the people of other countries.
    is not defining well
    has not well-defined
    was not well defined
    has been not defining well
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  3. Guests must register at the front desk, otherwise, they don’t obtain a key.
    will not obtain a
    don’t obtained a
    cannot obtain a
    can obtain not a
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  4. Emission controls were created to eliminate or at least reduction in air pollution.
    at least to reduce
    to reduce in the least
    for reducing in the
    to at least reduction in
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  5. Because certain scientific theories are contradicting with peoples’ religious beliefs, they are reluctant to accept them.
    contracting to
    contracting with
    conflicting for
    contrary to
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  6. Directions (Q. 6-10): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence so as to make a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.

    (A) We feel these things are glorious because of the splendid triumphs.
    (B) Because of these sacrifices we realise the victories of peace are even more glorious than victories of war.
    (C)The word victory is associated in our minds with war.
    (D)We are impressed by their sacrifices.
    (E) It calls up visions of battles, bloodshed and conquests by force.
    (F) But when we think of the philosophy of great men, scholars, social reformers, scientists and philanthropists we start thinking in a different way.

  7. Which sentence should be the FOURTH in the paragraph?
    B
    C
    D
    E
    F
    Option E

     

  8. Which sentence should be the THIRD in the paragraph?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A

     

  9. Which sentence should be the FIRST in the paragraph?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option C

     

  10. Which sentence should be the LAST (SIXTH) in the paragraph?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B

     

  11. Which sentence should be the SECOND in the paragraph?
    B
    C
    D
    E
    F
    Option D

     


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