Directions(1-10): In each of the questions below four sentences are given which are denoted by A, B, C and D By using all the four sentences you have to frame a meaningful para. The correct order of the sentences is your answer. Choose from the five alternatives the one having the correct order of the sentences.
- (A) Goa is no exception.
(B) Nevertheless, what has just transpired in the state, leading to the dissolution of the assembly when its term was less than halfway done, borders on the bizarre.
(C)The country is used to receiving unusual political reports from states with small legislatures, mainly concerning defections that make it easy to change the colour of governments.
(D) Sensing that his game might be up, the chief minister hurried to the governor and recommended the dissolution of the House.ABCDDCBACABDBDCADABCOption C
- (A) It has intensified patrolling in key areas and is keeping a close watch on rowdy elements.
(B) The communally sensitive city has been largely peaceful, barring stray incidents.
(C)Amid the frenzy that has gripped Gujarat, Surat is an island of sanity.
(D)However, the police does not want to take any chances.ADBCDACBBCDACBADCBDAOption D
- (A) Those who conduct the poll surveys defend their predictions saying there is a ‘slight permissible’ error up to two per cent.
(B) They only mislead the already confused voters.
(C)But in the present era of close results, this is a big deviation which can tilt the whole predictions for some party.
(D)The results of the recent assembly elections have once again proved that poll surveys and exit polls are highly unreliable.DBACACDBADBCDCBABCADOption C
- (A)There is a need for reformation in Muslim education and in the thought process of the community.
(B) Prophet Mohammed said that if in acquiring knowledge one had to travel to the distant land of ‘Chin’, one should do so.
(C)The basic teachings of Islam, as emphasised in the Quran, state that knowledge wherever found should be acquired by the Muslims.
(D)What he intended was that Muslims should acquire modern knowledge.ABCDDCBAACDBCDABACBDOption E
- (A) They epitomise a people’s civilisation that goes back to the dawn of history.
(B) The Himalayas have nurtured this land with life-sustaining water and enabled a civilisation to blossom.
(C)If these majestic mountains were not there, the rain clouds sweeping up from the Indian Ocean would have passed over our sub-continent into Central Asia, leaving it a burning desert.
(D)The Himalayas are not merely a geographical feature, a mere chain of mountain ranges.ABCDDCBACDBAACBDDACBOption B
- (A) Albeit slowly, but things have started to move.
(B) The last decade has been a landmark of our economy in more ways than one.
(C) New perspectives have emerged — the New Agricultural Policy and the Disinvestment formula, being the cases in point.
(D) For the first time in so many years a broad consensus has been achieved, across the political spectrum, on the direction and pace of economic reforms.CBADABCDBDACADBCCBDAOption C
- (A) A person living a totally worldly life is like a line which is not a tangent.
(B) The world we live in is like a limited size curve.
(C) He has no rules of living and follows a path which suits him at a particular point of time.
(D) In other words, he lives a directionless life.ABCDBACDDCBACDABDABCOption B
- (A) Be it floods, cyclones, drought or deaths due to starvation, this state has witnessed them all.
(B) Ironically, whenever a calamity befalls the state, things are given a political colour.
(C) People of Orissa have a bizarre fate.
(D) The state is prone to all kinds of natural disasters.CDABDCBAABCDCADBBADCOption A
- (A) But for a poor country like India, corruption is a matter which vitally touches the developmental process.
(B) Existence of rampant corruption in carrying out the works of development is widely acknowledged.
(C) In a wealthy country, corruption may be only a moral issue.
(D) So, there is an urgent need to root out this evil from the system if we need to see a developed India.ABCDDCBABCADBADCCABDOption E
- (A) If some step is not taken to check this trend, only God knows what will be the fate of this country in coming years.
(B) Every political party is responsible for playing with the spirit of democracy by giving tickets to law-breakers in elections.
(C) People with criminal records are finding easy to win elections and enter into the power circle.
(D) Criminalisation of politics has become a grave concern for our democracy today.ABCDDCBAADBCCBADBDACOption B