Mixed English Questions for Upcoming exams — Set 107

Direction (1-5): In each question below four statements are given. These four statements are connected in the four options given below in each question. You have to determine in which option the four statements have been most appropriately expressed giving the full meaning of the statements and mark it as your answer.

  1. in the interest of general welfare ; fundamental rights are not absolute rights; fundamental rights are recognized under the Constitution; these may be reasonably restricted;
    A) fundamental rights, being in the interest of general welfare, is recognized under the Constitution are not absolute rights and may be reasonably restricted.
    B) Since fundamental rights recognized under the Constitution, in the interest of general welfare , are not absolute rights and may be reasonably restricted
    C) fundamental rights recognized under the Constitution are not absolute rights and may be reasonably restricted in the interest of general welfare
    D) As fundamental rights reasonably restricted in the interest of general welfare, is recognized under the Constitution are not absolute rights.
    E) None of these
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Fundamental rights- a plural subject- requires a plural verb and are ambiguous : so A and D are discarded. B is not conveying a proper meaning
  2. the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to privacy; any effort to legislate privacy rights ; the single most challenging part of; balancing the conflicting interests
    A) While balancing the conflicting interests the single most challenging part of the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to privacy is any effort to legislate privacy rights
    B) To balance the conflicting interests any effort to legislate privacy rights of the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to privacy is the single most challenging part
    C) balancing the conflicting interests of the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to privacy is the single most challenging part of any effort to legislate privacy rights
    D) the single most challenging part of any effort to legislate privacy rights is  balancing the conflicting interests of the public’s right to know and an individual’s right to privacy
    E) None of these
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      Option C
  3. only select portions of the pact have been revealed; the agreement in parliament for discussions ; the Sri Lankan government’s inability to place; lead to the suspicion
    A) having lead to the suspicion the Sri Lankan government’s inability to place the agreement in parliament for discussions does  only select portions of the pact have been revealed
    B) the Sri Lankan government’s inability to place the agreement in parliament for discussions lead to the suspicion only select portions of the pact have been revealed
    C) the suspicion that only select portions of the pact the agreement in parliament for discussions have been revealed because of the Sri Lankan government’s inability to place
    D) the Sri Lankan government’s inability to place the agreement in parliament for discussions does lead to the suspicion that only select portions of the pact have been revealed
    E) None of these
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    ‘A’, is grammatically incorrect; ‘B’ a connector is required before ‘only select ……’; ‘C’ govt. ‘s inability to place what …? is not mentioned.
  4. the Eastern Indian Ocean has prompted Beijing to nurture; along the principal sea-lanes in; the paucity of military replenishment sites; a special relationship with Colombo
    A) the Eastern Indian Ocean has prompted Beijing to nurture the paucity of military replenishment sites along the principal sea-lanes in a special relationship with Colombo.
    B) the paucity of military replenishment sites along the principal sea-lanes in the Eastern Indian Ocean has prompted Beijing to nurture a special relationship with Colombo.
    C) the paucity of military replenishment sites and a a special relationship with Colombo along the principal sea-lanes in the Eastern Indian Ocean has prompted Beijing to nurture.
    D) to nurture a special relationship with Colombo the paucity of military replenishment sites along the principal sea-lanes in the Eastern Indian Ocean has prompted Beijing.
    E) None of these
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    ‘A’, Phrase ‘special relation with colombo’ is incoherent; ‘C’ , prompted beijing to nurture what is unclear; “D’, Again is ambiguous.
  5. against those who indulge in mining ; for stringent action ; supreme Court has set a significant benchmark; without environmental or forest clearance
    A) for stringent action against those who indulge in mining without environmental or forest clearance Supreme Court set a significant benchmark
    B) Supreme court set a significant benchmark without environmental or forest clearance for stringent action against those who indulge in mining
    C) while indulge in mining without environmental or forest clearance, Supreme Court has set a significant benchmark for stringent action against those
    D) Supreme Court has set a significant benchmark for stringent action against those who indulge in mining without environmental or forest clearance
    E) None of these
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    In ‘A’, Supreme court does not set standards for stringent actions; ‘B’ is ambiguous; ‘C’ while should be followed with participle, and those need to be replaced with them.

Direction (6-10): In each question below two sentences are given with two blanks in each. Each question is followed by five options with two words in each. You have to select that option as your answer which can fill both the blanks of both the sentence I and II.

  1. i. Afghanistan Mine Action Standards (AMAS) whichever is more ___, and ___ shall be accomplished to the anticipated foundation depth.
    ii. EPA to make clear that more ___ state and local requirements for ___ would apply in the final rule.
    A) rigorous, authorization
    B) severe, absolution
    C) stringent, clearance
    D) rigid, gap
    E) exacting, approval
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    stringent = uncompromising/clearance = clear out; absolution = forgiveness
  2. i. ___three years ago, Initial Public Offers (IPOs) from public sector firms were ___for subscriptions from a disinterested public.
    ii.When they were ___    ___ their survival out of a harsh landscape, lucky if they lived long enough.
    A) Barely, mooching
    B) Barely, scrounging
    C) Barely, pilfering
    D) Barely, cadging
    E) Barely, searching
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    mooch = ask for obtain without paying for it; pilfer = steal; scrounging = to obtain money at the expense of generosity of others
  3. i. I pled my case to several hospitals in the area and asked them to consider supporting a program to help more broadly ___ the idea practised to ___ your plaque.
    ii. The Bombay Stock Exchange ___ an index called the BSE IPO index, which ___ the performance of all the IPOs listed on it each year.
    A) disseminate, track
    B) circulate, pursue
    C) broadcast, trace
    E) disperse, tail
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    disseminate = spread information/track = pathway; circulate= move continuously/chase
  4. i.It is the high  income countries that ___ the most from ___ of farm programmes.
    ii.Farm trade reform and accounting for most of developing country ___ from non-farm mechandise ___
    A) attracts, better
    B) acquires, repaired
    C) gain, reform
    D) secure, reclaime
    E) obtain, change
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      Option C
  5. i.If the criminal sentencing process is to maintain its integrity,  ___ system for the ___ of excessive sentence is of vital importance
    ii. The main attraction of it, however, is not solely the highly ___grammar checking, but the helpful ___function.
    A) efficient, review
    B) competent, review
    C) productive, review
    D) adequate, review
    E) proficient, review
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    competent= having necessary ability; proficient = expert; efficient =  working in competitive way

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5 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions for Upcoming exams — Set 107”

  1. Jellyfish

    6/10 ty mam

  2. priyanka porwal

    plz explain the ans

  3. Shubham Gupta

    8/10 🙂

  4. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    8/10 ty

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