Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam — Set 355

Directions(1-6): In these questions two sentences are given with blanks in them and you have to choose an appropriate word from the given options that can fill both the sentences making them grammatically and meaningfully complete.

  1. I. Packaged foods maker Nestle has __________ in the consumer-facing small appliances category to fuel coffee consumption.
    II. Isha has definitely hunted, fought and __________ all the days of her life till now.
    Disgust
    Forayed
    Enlighten
    Remove
    Arrange
    Option B
    Forayed – to an initial venture / to ravage in search of plunder

     

  2. I. The Supreme Court, in a majority opinion on Wednesday,__________ Aadhaar as a reasonable restriction on individual privacy.
    II. After continuous struggle and non-stop protests, the rights of the minorities were __________ by the government.
    Disclosing
    Argue
    Encircle
    Upheld
    Even
    Option D
    Uphold – to show support / accept that something is correct.

     

  3. I. A draft report on demonetisation, looks at the impact of the move and whether it ___________ to meet the government’s stated objectives.
    II. The task was handed over to Sheena by her boss and she __________ it well.
    Managed
    Set
    Relied
    Amended
    None of these
    Option A

     

  4. I. The MPs _________ that it would not look good if the majority of the committee’s members filed a dissent note on the draft report.
    II. Both the teams that _________ for the championship were very aptly put against each other.
    Match
    Assert
    Contended
    Hoped
    Seem
    Option C
    Contend – to claim something as true / to compete against someone.

     

  5. I. The management __________ their employees by promising them a 5% hike in their salaries.
    II. Listening to the rude words, Tina would not have been ________ at any cost.
    Placated
    Excited
    Peace
    Emulated
    Imitated
    Option A
    Placate – to stop someone from feeling angry or offended by being nice to them or by giving them what they want.

     

  6. I. We should be _________ enough to adjust with the conditions accordingly,rather than struggling.
    II. The timings of Meeta’s new job are quite __________ that helps her take care of her newborn daughter easily.
    Scary
    Trusting
    Giving
    Relax
    Flexible
    Option E

     

  7. Directions(7-10):Rearrange the following six sentences a, b, c, d, e and f in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
    a) No compensation will be offered to the passenger in case the allegations of the airline are proven wrong.
    b) The list will be maintained by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, and be put in the public domain.
    c) Aggrieved passengers can appeal within 60 days to an appellate committee. Other airlines will not, however, be bound by one airline’s no-fly ban.
    d) The Centre’s decision to put unruly air passengers on a no-fly list ranging from three months to a lifetime, depending upon the gravity of the offence, is stringent but welcome.
    e) The quantum of punishment is to be decided by an internal committee of the airline in question based on evidence produced by both the airline and the passenger within 30 days, during which time the passenger would not be allowed to fly.
    f) The no-fly list provisions look stringent, empowering airlines to impose strict penalties in case of alleged misbehaviour or graver offences by passengers

  8. Which is the THIRD sentence of the paragraph?
    a
    f
    d
    e
    c
    Option D
    Correct sequence of sentences will be- dbeacf.

    The Centre’s decision to put unruly air passengers on a no-fly list ranging from three months to a lifetime, depending upon the gravity of the offence, is stringent but welcome. The list will be maintained by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, and be put in the public domain. The quantum of punishment is to be decided by an internal committee of the airline in question based on evidence produced by both the airline and the passenger within 30 days, during which time the passenger would not be allowed to fly. No compensation will be offered to the passenger in case the allegations of the airline are proven wrong. Aggrieved passengers can appeal within 60 days to an appellate committee. Other airlines will not, however, be bound by one airline’s no-fly ban. The no-fly list provisions look stringent, empowering airlines to impose strict
    penalties in case of alleged misbehaviour or graver offences by passengers.

     

  9. Which is the FIRST sentence of the paragraph?
    f
    b
    a
    e
    d
    Option E

     

  10. Which is the SIXTH (LAST) sentence of the paragraph?
    f
    e
    d
    c
    b
    Option A

     

  11. Which sentence is the LAST BUT ONE sentence in the paragraph?
    f
    e
    a
    d
    c
    Option E

     

 

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