Directions (1-5) In each of the questions given below a sentence is given which is then divided into five parts, out of which the last part is correct. There is an error in three parts of the sentence and only one part is correct . You have to choose the correct part as your answer.
- The anti-incumbency vote/ was a sign in weariness/ resulting with rampant cronyism/ in government and a rapid/ declining economy.
The anti-incumbency votewas a sign in wearinessresulting with rampant cronyismin government and a rapidAll are correctOption
In B, replace ‘in’ with ‘of’
In C, replace ‘with’ by ‘from’
In D, replace ‘rapid’ with ‘rapidly’
- Narayanamurthy were grumpy,/ but became even grumpier when/ his team lose the final match/ despite being billing as one of the favourites/ to win the tournament.
Narayanamurthy were grumpy,but became even grumpier whenhis team lose the final matchdespite being billing as one of the favouritesOption B
In A, replace ‘were’ by ‘was’
In C, replace ‘lose’ by ‘lost’
In D, replace ‘billing’ by ‘billed’
- The strike action came as/ a result of management’s refusal/ to fulfil its promise to pay back/ workers’ money from their/ provident fund.
The strike action came asa result of management’s refusalto fulfil its promise to pay backworkers’ money from theirAll are correctOption E
- Individuals had to learned/ the importance of clean hands and/ basic personal sanitation for stop/ the rampant spread of/ infectious disease.
Individuals had to learnedthe importance of clean hands andbasic personal sanitation for stopthe rampant spread ofAll are correctOption B
In A, replace ‘learned’ with ‘learn’
In C, replace ‘for’ with ‘to’
In D, replace ‘spread’ with ‘spreading’
- All rational beings seeks benefit/ and shun harm on their own account/ but independent choice permit/ them to abandon bounds impose/ by justice.
All rational beings seeks benefitand shun harm on their own accountbut independent choice permitthem to abandon bounds imposeAll are correctOption B
In A, replace ‘seeks’ with ‘seek’
In C, replace ‘permit’ with ‘permits’
In D, replace ‘impose’ by ‘imposed’
- In terms of population,(1) after China and will probably overtake(A)/ India is the second largest(B)/ country in the world(C)/ it in thirty odd years(D)
BACDADCBBCADCBDANo arrangement requiredOption C
- Satellites(1) communications and also for guiding(A)/ their missile weaponry(B)/ are used by countries(C)/ for navigation,(D)
CDBADBCAABCDCDABNo arrangement requiredOption D
- In common parlance,(1) understood as an offence(A)/contempt of court can be(B)/ by disobeying the instructions(C)/ of lowering or defying the authority of the court(D)
ACBDBADCADBCBACDNo arrangement requiredOption B
- If a bucket(1) one tea cup of that(A)/world’s water,(B)/ contained all the(C)/ would be freshwater(D)
DCABADBCCBADCDABNo arrangement requiredOption C
- India expects to(1) international law on prevention(A)/ of an arms race in outer space(B)/ in the drafting of(C)/play a role in the future(D)
CADBDCABADCBDCBANo arrangement requiredOption B
Directions (6-10): In each of the following Questions, a sentence has been split into five parts denoted by (1), (A), (B), (C) and (D). Rearrange the parts (A), (B), (C) and (D) to make the sentence both meaningfully and grammatically correct . Of the combination of the parts (A), (B), (C) and (D) given against the sentence select the combination which makes the sentence both meaningful and grammatically correct as your answer. If the given sentence is correct as it is , select “No arrangement required “ as your answer. Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.