Mixed English Questions Set 10 (New Pattern)

Directions (1-5): Select the phrase/connector from the given three options which can be used in the beginning (to start the sentence) to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.

  1. The government has projected oil subsidy of Rs 22,000 crore for FY18. This may appear inadequate since it is similar to the amount that government incurred in the current fiscal even though the crude oil prices have shot up by over 20% in the past three months.
    (i) The crude oil prices……
    (ii) The government′s projection of oil subsidy……
    (iii) Even though it may appear inadequate……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) Both (i) and (iii)
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The governments projection of oil subsidy of Rs 22,000 Crore for FY18 may appear inadequate since it is similar to the amount that government incurred in the current fiscal even though the crude oil prices have shot up by over 20% in the past three months.
  2. The government’s plan to merge state petroleum companies will not lead to one giant entity. This has been clarified by Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
    (i) Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has clarified……
    (ii) Merger of state petroleum companies…….
    (iii) Not one giant entity……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) Both (i) and (iii)
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has clarified that the government’s plan to merge state petroleum companies will not lead to one giant entity.
    Merger of state petroleum companies as per governments plan will not lead to one giant entity has been clarified by Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
  3. The legal routes by which resident Indians and companies send money abroad are being examined by the Enforcement Directorate(ED). It suspects some outward routes and advanced import remittance could have been misused during the demonetisation drive.
    (i) Misuse of demonetization drive……
    (ii) Enforcement Directorate is examining……
    (iii) Resident Indians and companies…….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (iii)
    E) None
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Enforcement Directorate is examining the legal routes by which resident Indians and companies send money abroad as it suspect some outward remittance routes and advanced import remittance could have been misused during the demonetisation drive.
  4. RBI on Monday removed withdrawal restrictions on current, cash credit and overdraft accounts with immediate effect. The step came after it faced criticism from the Election Commission(EC) for not allowing candidates contesting the coming Assembly polls to withdraw cash up to their legal limit.
    (i) Withdrawal restrictions on current………
    (ii) Withdrawing cash up to legal limit……
    (iii) Facing criticism from the……….
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) Both (i) and (ii)
    E) Both (i) and (iii)
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    From (i) -Withdrawal restrictions on current, cash credit and overdraft accounts was removed by RBI on Monday with immediate effect after it faced criticism from the Election Commission(EC) for not allowing candidates contesting the coming Assembly polls to withdraw cash up to their legal limit.
    From (iii)- Facing criticism from the Election Commission (EC) for not allowing candidates contesting the coming Assembly polls to withdraw cash up to their legal limit, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday removed withdrawal restrictions on current, cash credit and overdraft accounts with immediate effect.
  5. A large number of companies are indulging in illegal money pooling activities. Concerned over this, SEBI cautioned investors and general public against dealing with such entities.
    (i) Concerned over a large number of……
    (ii) Indulging over illegal money pooling……
    (iii) General public dealing in entities……
    A) Only (i)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) only (iii)
    D) All
    E) None
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    By (i) – Concerned over a large number of companies indulging in illegal money pooling activities, SEBI cautioned investors and general public against dealing with such entities.

Directions (6-10): Which of the words/phrases (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below should replace the words/phrases given in bold in the following sentences to make it meaningful and grammatically correct. Mark (E) as the answer if the sentence is correct and ‘No correction is required’.

  1. The bureaucracy should be skill to come up with policy choices to help an elected government chasing objectives the people has entrusted to them.
    A) skills, in helping, chased , have entrusted
    B) skilled, to help, chase, have entrusted
    C) skilled, in helping, chasing, has entrust
    D) skillful, helping, in chasing, entrust
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B

  2. Amid growing uneasiness in India and the United States over legislation in the U.S. Congress advocate an increase in salaries of H-1B visa holders to discourage American firms from hiring them, and an anticipated executive order from President Donald Trump, BJP general secretary Muralidhar Rao says India should “devise its own strategy” rather than trying to put pressure on the U.S. government.
    A) unease, advocating, hiring, try to
    B) easiness, advocating, hired, try to
    C) unease, advocate, hire, trying to
    D) uneasiness, advocate, hired, trying to
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option A

  3. The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has expressing concern against the Centre’s push to link the Aadhaar number with subsidy schemes relating to school education.
    A) has been expressing, in, from, relating to,
    B) expressed, with, against, in relation with
    C) expressing, over, by, relation
    D) has expressed, over, with, related to
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D

  4. Exactly two months after Jayalalithaa’s death, her long-time friend and AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala was “unanimously” elected leader of the Legislature Party at a meeting in the party headquarters, paving the way for her to becomes the third woman Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
    A) since, elected leader, paved the way, becoming
    B) after, elected leader, paving the way, become
    C) from, elects leader, paving way, becomes
    D) after, elected leaders, pave way becoming
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B

  5. U.S. federal appeals court on Sunday rejected a request made by Donald Trump′s administration to immediately reinstate the travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries.
    A) rejects, made of, restore, on citizen
    B) rejected, made by, restored, by citizens
    C) rejects, made from, reinstated, by citizens
    D) rejected, made from, restored, in citizens
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E

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13 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions Set 10 (New Pattern)”

  1. Silence

    Thnx team! Mam what’s the diff in ques 9 option b and no correction?
    Plzz tell me one more thing, For connectors if it is not mentioned in the ques to start the sentence with the option gvn den also we will use it at the beginning of the sentence or can also use it in mid??

    1. Suraj

      they were same.. now edited…
      it depends on the instruction given in the ques.. if will be clearly mentioned what you have to do… you can see two types of connectors here.. http://aspirantszone.com/english-sentence-connectors-set-3/

  2. dream girl ;;;;/@ :)

    9/10
    ty team

  3. robin

    plz help…i have a doubt in question no 6….why we used **Chase** as verb why not **Chases** because An Elected government is singular

    1. Suraj

      singular k sath to singular hi use hoga

      1. robin

        then it should be **chases** why **chase**…plz clear my doubt….is **chase**use here for objectives..i am not getting

        1. yahn chase as verb use nhi hua hai
          as noun use hua hai
          try to understand the meaning of sentence
          It says

          The bureaucracy should be skill to come up with policy choices

          to help an elected government chase objectives

          elected govt ko help karna to chase or follow the objectives jo people se unhe assign (entrust) kiye hai

          1. robin

            ohh great …thank u so much

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