Mixed English Questions for upcoming Exam — Set 430

Directions (1-5): The following question carries one statement with one blank. Choose the most appropriate word from the options to fill the blank and make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningful.

  1. The delegation hopes to ____________ the idea that human rights are not purely internal matters.

    Mobile
    Recruiting
    Reinforce
    Presumption
    Collect
    Option C
    Among the given options, “reinforce” would fit with the word “idea”. “Reinforce” means to strengthen or support, which makes logical sense in the given sentence.

     

  2. According to a recent report, there is a huge _____________ between the earning pattern of males and that of the females.
    Equivocation
    Similar
    Disparity
    Abatement
    None of these
    Option C
    There can either be a gap (difference) between the earning pattern males and females or there can be a similarity. Since the adjective “similar” is mentioned in option B, the word can be discarded as it will make a grammatically incorrect sense. Thus, disparity, which means the quality or state of being different, is the best- fit answer.

     

  3. The present status of demographic dividend of India coupled with the economic reforms brought in by government has ____________ countries worldwide.
    Piqued
    Wreck
    Pallid
    Stench
    either A or B
    Option A
    Piqued means to have triggered curiosity or interest.
    Pallid means lacking vigour or intensity; insipid.
    Stench means a strong and very unpleasant smell.

     

  4. In a string of decisions, information commissions have forced public authorities to implement the RTI stipulation that they should all put _____ information proactively.
    as
    out
    on
    into
    forward
    Option E
    “Put forward” means to offer an idea or opinion, or suggest a plan or person, for other people to consider.

     

  5. Changing lifestyles in India are causing many frustrations, _______ people to lash out at the weakest.
    Motivates
    Tempted
    Leading
    Killed
    Stresses
    Option C
    The statement talks about the result of a change in India. ‘leading’ (influencing a course of action) highlights the context best. Hence, it is the most suitable response.

     

  6. Directions(6-10): 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.

  7. A. in domestic and multi-national supply chains.
    B. particularly to leverage key influencers
    C. that should be further utilised,
    D. the private sector is a great opportunity
    E. the growing interest of

    ADBCE
    EDBCA
    ABCDE
    EDCBA
    ACDBE
    Option D

     

  8. A) quality, safety and equity norms
    B) parents, particularly those who are poor and illiterate,
    C) ensuring that much more powerful
    D) and resourced schools comply with
    E) cannot hold the onus of
    CDEBA
    BCDEA
    BECDA
    BCEDA
    BEADC
    Option C

     

  9. A) the way for building the temple
    B) in the city, at the very spot
    C) the pathway of legislation to pave
    D) where the mosque was demolished
    E) the Central Government may use
    EBDAC
    ACBDE
    BDEAC
    ECABD
    DBECA
    Option D

     

  10. A) as a state-owned enterprise, China National
    B) closely follow the government’s policy leads
    C) Tobacco Corporation is expected to
    D) and support particular priorities,
    E) such as reducing poverty
    ACBDE
    ABCDE
    ACEDB
    BDECA
    CEBAD
    Option A

     

  11. A) Service was set up, a network
    B) of natural habitats was set aside
    C) when the present Indian Forest
    D) as reserve forests, which
    E) were to be left untouched
    DBCEA
    DBCAE
    CABDE
    ABCDE
    ABECD
    Option C

     

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