Mixed English Questions for upcoming Exam — Set 398

Directions(1-6): In this question, two columns I and II and three sentences are given, which are divided into two parts. Column I (A, B and C) consists of the first half of each sentence and Column II (D, E and F) consists of the second half of each sentence. Match column I with column II, so that the sentences formed are both meaningful and grammatically correct. Choose the correct option as your answer.

  1. I.
    A) London’s financial district is preparing for office workers to return from lockdown by proposing
    B) NOAA researchers said they were comparing their U.S. pollution measurements to data
    C) The Chinese president’s government sprung to action buying shares, directing the central bank to slash
    II.
    D) the girl turned and stomped off and the matter ended.
    E) recorded in previous years to come up with the estimated cuts.
    F) interest rates, loosening margin requirements, suspending initial public offerings and switching off trading for entire segments of the market.
    B-E and C-F
    C-F
    A-E and C-D
    B-F
    A-D and C-E
    Option A

     

  2. I.
    A) The Guardian report also mentioned certain employees who are reluctant to get back to
    B) Now that local authorities have backed down and said that the Tesla facility can reopen provided certain safeguards are met,
    C) The CEO of French drug giant Sanofi suggested Wednesday that the
    II.
    D) had clearly come apart from the rest of him and were on their own.
    E) the company is on the fast track of preparations for life post weeks of lockdown.
    F) when Tracy came across the reference that
    B-F
    C-E
    A-F and C-D
    B-E
    A-D and C-E
    Option D

     

  3. I.
    A) Americans should brace themselves for the risk that they will suffer their “darkest winter in modern history” due to the ongoing federal government failures in
    B) Rick Bright, who was removed from his role heading a federal agency in charge of vaccines last month, told a congressional committee on Thursday that
    C) More than 50 days since a nationwide lockdown was announced by the Union government, it is clear that what was done as a public health measure to
    II.
    D) protect people from the COVID-19 threat has snowballed into a major economic crisis for the urban poor in general and migrant labour in particular.
    E) with the lockdown initially preventing inter-State travel, many have embarked on arduous journeys to their native places to get some support at a time of acute distress.
    F) addressing the coronavirus pandemic, a recently ousted public health official turned whistleblower warned the US Congress.
    B-E and C-F
    C-E
    A-F and C-D
    B-F
    A-D and C-E
    Option C

     

  4. I.
    A) Vendax Ltd. informed the Indian bourses on Tuesday that Agarwal-controlled Vendax Resources wants to buy
    B) This week RCL Locomotives Pvt Ltd. is re-starting production in Dingolfing, Bavaria and next Monday
    C) The Munich-based manufacturer is gradually ramping up production and last week re-opened their factory in
    Goodwood, England,
    II.
    D) a plant in Spartanburg, United States and a motorcycle assembly factory in Berlin.
    E) vall the shares held with public shareholders and delist the company from the stock exchanges.
    F) the mother sat down with tears in her eyes.
    B-E and C-F
    C-E
    A-E
    B-F
    A-D and C-E
    Option C

     

  5. I.
    A) Loki wrote to the Government, and they sent back a pamphlet on the repair and
    B) Elon Musk has been involved in a jostle with authorities of Alameda county
    C) When Narcissus died the pool of his pleasure changed from a cup of sweet waters into a cup of salt tears, and the
    Oreads came
    II.
    D) over whether Tesla plant can operate in Covid-19 times, since March.
    E) weeping through the woodland that they might sing to the pool and give it comfort.
    F) invasion of Earth by life forms from another planet.
    B-E and C-F
    C-D
    A-F and C-E
    B-F
    B-D and C-E
    Option E

     

  6. I.
    A) As COVID-19 cases in the country continue to climb, New Delhi has sought to aggressively contain
    B) Some street changes will be required to provide additional space for people walking
    C) Paul Hudson, Sanofi’s CEO, told Bloomberg News on Wednesday that
    II.
    D) expanded a vaccine partnership with the drugmaker in February
    E) the spread of the deadly disease by essentially shutting down the world’s second most populated city.
    F) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) confirmed Thursday that Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) would step down as chairman.
    B-E and C-F
    C-E
    A-E
    B-F
    A-D and C-E
    Option C

     

  7. Directions(7-9): In the following question, two sentences, I and II have been given. In each sentence, some words have been highlighted, which may or may not be grammatically and contextually appropriate at its current place. Words in the sentence I may be exchanged with words in sentence II and vice versa, to make both the sentences grammatically and contextually correct. If both the sentences are correct as it is, choose ‘No exchange required’ as your answer.

  8. I. As organizations double down on connected devices and relief(A) analytics, they must look beyond strictly business outcomes and assess how to take advantage of new digital staff(B) while managing vulnerabilities(C) and protecting consumer privacy.
    II. The announcement will come as welcome data(D) for the 27,000 production workers who have been idled(E) since March 25, and without pay for most since April 8, following the spread of the disease among opportunities(F).
    A-D and B-F
    A-E and B-E
    C-D
    B-F and C-F
    No exchange required
    Option A

     

  9. I. Masks that have a maturity(A) wire allow you to mould it around the bridge of your nose, blocking(B) the warm energized(C) air from your mouth.
    II. High flexible(D) organizations prepared to address cyber employ teams of passionate and exhaled(E) staff across the business, who are up to date on the latest threats and have aligned(F) their cyber strategy and overall cyber program.
    B-D and C-F
    A-E
    A-F and B-E
    A-D and C-E
    No exchange required
    Option D

     

  10. I. Around eight million people in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries constitute(A) a unique nurtured(B) among Indian endurance(C) communities around the world.
    II. The Indian prime minister has cohort(D) good relations with all rulers of the region but the ongoing(E) crisis is testing the diaspora(F) of India’s ties with some of the GCC countries.
    A-F and C-E
    A-E and B-F
    B-D and C-F
    B-D, A-E and C-F
    No exchange required
    Option C

     

  11. Direction: Four words in the sentence have been highlighted. Find the word that does not grammatically/contextually fit in the sentence.

    The Prime Minister of the country declared that the government would stand shoulder between industries in their endeavor to help India get ahead on the path of self-reliance.

    Between
    Endeavour
    Ahead
    Of
    All correct
    Option A
    A is the correct answer. The word ‘between’ should be replaced by ‘with’.
    The preposition ‘with’ generally means to be accompanied by (another person or thing). On the other hand ‘between’ means, in or into the space that separates two places, people, or objects. The sentence here talks about the government standing should to shoulder ‘with’ other industries.

     

 

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