Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam — Set 191

Directions(1-5): In the following question, a part of the sentence is put in brackets (). Below the sentence, alternatives to the bold part are given at (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) which may help improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

  1. Police in central India are sticking glow-in-the-dark strips on the horns of stray cattle (to prevent motorists to crashing in) the animals as they wander across roads at night.
    to prevent motorists for crashing in
    to preventing motorists for crashing into
    to prevent motorists to crashing into
    to preventing motorists to crashing in
    to prevent motorists from crashing into
    Option E

     

  2. In a welcome move, India’s first elephant hospital was inaugurated in Mathura, UP recently and it is fully-equipped with all necessary technology (that is relished to treat our elephants).
    that is requested to treat our elephants
    that is required to treat our elephants
    that is requisite to treat our elephants
    that is rendered to treat our elephants
    that is reminiscent to treat our elephants
    Option B
    Relish means a great enjoyment.
    Request refers to an act of asking politely or formally for something.
    Require means to be needed for a particular purpose.
    Requisite means to make something necessary by particular circumstances or regulations.
    Render means to submit or present for inspection or consideration.
    Reminiscent means to suggest something by resemblance.

     

  3. (Although there till huge room for) improvement, we have come a long way when it comes to our country’s ideological maturity as a whole.
    Even though there still is huge room of
    Although there still huge room for
    Even though there’s till huge room for
    Although there’s still huge room for
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  4. Often judged for their outward appearance, (women were made to think that) the outer beauty is their most prized possession without which, no one would appreciate or accept them.
    women are made to believe that
    women are make to believe that
    women were making to think that
    women are making to believe that
    women were make to think that
    Option A

     

  5. A Chinese company (have reportedly created the photograph with so) high resolution that you can zoom in from kilometres away to see people’s facial expressions on it.
    has reportedly created the photograph with so
    has reportedly created a photograph with so
    has reportedly created a photograph with such
    had reportedly created the photograph with such
    have reportedly created a photograph with so
    Option C

     

  6. Directions(6-10): In the given question, a statement divided into different segments is given. The first segment is fixed. Rearrange the other segments to form a coherent statement. If the sentence is already arranged or the correct sequence doesn’t match any of the given sequences, mark (E) i.e., “None of the above” as your answer.

  7. FDI inflows increase steeply / to a few countries. (P)/ with an increase in infrastructure (Q)/ explains why FDI remains restricted (R)/and this non-linear effect potentially (S)
    SRQP
    QSRP
    PSRQ
    PQSR
    None of the above
    Option B

     

  8. Climate change impacts on health,/ affect men and women differently due to (P)/ biologic, socioeconomic, and cultural factors (Q)/ and altered vector-borne disease transmission, reduced water quality, and decreased food security, (R)/ including increased exposures to heat, poor air quality, extreme weather events, (S)
    PRSQ
    SQRP
    SRPQ
    PRQS
    None of the above
    Option C

     

  9. It’s a great ugly thing, / With massive metal chimneys(P)/ And a tangle of ducts, pipes and valves (Q)/ Twice as ungainly and, (R)/ Large as a dinosaur (S)
    RSPQ
    PRQS
    QRSP
    QPSR
    None of the above
    Option A

     

  10. In a remote area of / community conserved areas (P)/ village communities are creating (Q)/ the Zunheboto district of Nagaland, (R)/ to protect their forests (S)
    PSQR
    RQPS
    RPSQ
    PSRQ
    None of the above
    Option B

     

  11. With the growing number of vehicles/ and the increase in road lengths, (P)/ Indian roads are spattered with blood (Q)/ as accidents resulting in injuries and fatalities (R)/ have been mounting over the past twenty years. (S)
    PSQR
    RQPS
    RPSQ
    PSRQ
    None of the above
    Option E
    The parts of the given sentence follow the fixed part in the correct order and there is no jumbling of meaning or wrong context. This makes the correct sequence to be PQRS making option E the correct answer.

     

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