Mixed English Questions for upcoming Exam — Set 414

Directions(1-4): In the given question, a statement has been divided into five segments, each of which is denoted by (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). Rearrange all the segments to form a coherent statement.

  1. A) business leaders
    B) demanded immediate
    C) and decisive
    D) action to end
    E) the dispute
    BACDE
    EBACD
    DABCE
    CABDE
    ABCDE
    Option E

     

  2. A) many of these immigrants
    B) loss of their wealth and privilege
    C) in addition to
    D) the trauma of losing their home
    E) had suffered the
    DBCAE
    CABED
    AEBCD
    BACED
    ADBEC
    Option C

     

  3. A) the clarity of focus
    B) managers can gauge
    C) group by carrying
    D) out a simple exercise
    E) in a business development
    ABDEC
    BADEC
    CABED
    BAECD
    EBDAC
    Option D

     

  4. A) to pursue his
    B) diverse interests in
    C) parallel with his
    D) Davies has managed
    E) fast-moving career
    DBCAE
    ABCED
    BADEC
    DABCE
    CADEB
    Option D

     

  5. Directions(5-8): 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 option as your answer.

  6. I.
    A) The people who design the rooms are clearly people who do read much themselves
    B) Ever since they walked down the aisle with the princes of
    C) It had been 15 years since we had last met
    II.
    D) their dreams, the racism, sexism and plain old misogyny had got out of control.
    E) and assume that guests will be functional illiterates.
    F) and there was more to say.
    A-E
    A-E and C-F
    C-F and B-E
    A-E, B-D and C-F
    B-D
    Option E

     

  7. I
    A) Space is another area where the vehicle aces it, especially in the rear
    B) Almonds are high in vitamin E, riboflavin, fibre, phosphorus,
    C) When she first told her parents about her interest in dancing, they were confused since
    II
    D) magnesium, protein, and calcium.
    E) where there is a lot of leg and head room.
    F) they were not sure about their capacity to afford this hobby.
    A-E
    A-C, B-F and C-D
    A-D and B-F
    A-F and B-E
    A-E, B-D and C-F
    Option E

     

  8. I.
    A) The statue of liberty
    B) The director of the movie
    C) The cat seemed to be
    II.
    D) Is the tallest mountain.
    E) Is in New York.
    F) Won the Oscars for the best Director.
    A-D, B-F and C-E
    A-E and B-F
    A-F
    C-D and B-E
    A-E and C-F
    Option B

     

  9. I.
    A) It would be nice getting away
    B) I’m sure some trusting farm folk will leave
    C) Passing a corn􀁽eld, the other day,
    II.
    D) far the noise and strife of the world.
    E) from the smog and traf􀁽c for a while.
    F) I recognized the owner of the farm.
    B-E and C-F
    A-E, B-F and C-D
    A-F and C-D
    B-F
    A-E and C-F
    Option E

     

  10. Directions(9-10): In the following, a sentence with five words printed in bold is given. These are numbered as (A), (B), (C) (D) and (E). One of these four words printed in bold may either be misspelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate, if any and mark the relevant option as your answer.

  11. A general(A) who was standing(B) by the guns shouted(C) some words of command(D) to the officer, and the later(E) ran back again with his men.
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option E
    We use later when referring to time. The term ‘latter’ is used when referring to the second of two persons or things mentioned previously.

     

  12. Some months later, he signed(A) the bale(B) bond of Jefferson Davis, and this provoked(C) a torrent(D)of public indignation.(E)
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B
    Bale is a large bound stack of material, such as hay or leather;
    Bail is the security deposit that’s paid.

     

 

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