English Test for NIACL AO Prelims Exam Set – 12

Directions(1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below.

(A) It is therefore a contributing factor to the growth of landfills and waterway pollution, both of which are costly and energy-intensive to solve.
(B) Making an effort to use those resources and avoid polystyrene ones can help to decrease your environmental impact.
(C) Non-biodegradable essentially means that any polystyrene that makes its way into a landfill will stay there indefinitely, never breaking down and returning to the earth.
(D)Polystyrene, as a product, is very convenient to use, but it has some important effects we should consider when making choices as consumers,
(E) While recycling polystyrene material can cushion the environmental blow of its use, alternatives are available that are created from renewable resources and biodegrade more readily.
(F) For example, while polystyrene has some excellent uses and is technically recyclable, it is not a substance that biodegrades.

  1. Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B

     

  2. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
    E
    F
    A
    D
    B
    Option C

     

  3. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option D

     

  4. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
    B
    C
    D
    E
    F
    Option E

     

  5. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option E

     

  6. Directions(6-10): In the passage given below there are 5 blanks. Every blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C), and (D). You have to tell which word is APPROPRIATE according to the context. If all are appropriate then mark your answer as “E”.

    Each time the Supreme Court feels ___6___ to remind khap panchayats and the society at large that they have no business interfering in the life choices of individuals regarding marriage and love, it is an implicit commentary on our times. The frequency with which one hears the court’s warnings against groups and individuals obstructing inter-faith or inter-caste relationships reaffirms the fact that the social milieu continues to be under the ___7___ of the medieval-minded. The court’s latest observations that khap panchayats should not act as though they are conscience-keepers of society and that no one should interfere in relationships between adults came while it was hearing a ___8___ petition seeking a ban on such community organisations and guidelines to put an end to “honour killings”. In 2011, the highest court termed such khaps “kangaroo courts”, declared them illegal and wanted them ___9___ out ruthlessly. Similar observations were made in other cases too, some of them in the context of “honour killings”. It is a grave misfortune that parents and self-appointed guardians of social mores continue to use ___10___ and harassment, and even resort to murderous violence, as a means to enforce their exclusionary and feudal prejudices.

  7. expelled
    impelled
    restrained
    prevented
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  8. caper
    adjourn
    sway
    dissuade
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  9. entreat
    reprieve
    dismay
    writ
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  10. stamped
    fiery
    inflamed
    helped
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  11. democracy
    coercion
    persuasion
    coax
    All are Correct
    Option B

     


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