English Quiz (Miscellaneous ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

Directions(Q1-5): The first(O) and last sentences(T) or parts of the sentences given below are in correct order, arrange PQRS in the correct sequence. 

O. On one hand we are proud of being Indians, 
P. on the other hand we behave as if we were still at the dawn of our civilization 
Q. murders of our own brothers and sisters is not the way to please Ram or Rahim,
R. the citizens of the land where Buddha and Gandhi taught 
S. the principle of love and non-violence,
T. nor does it fetch us any prosperity.
(a) PQRS
(b) QRSP
(c) RSQP
(d) RSPQ
Ans- d

O. The Finance Minister announced 
P. which now has 
Q. the floating of new bond scheme
R. along with public sector bonds,
S. to raise resources for the banking sector 
T. to meet new capital adequacy norms.
(a) PQRS
(b) QPRS
(c) RQSP
(d) RPSQ
Ans- c

O. So far, the Government was reluctant 
P. to move towards full convertibility 
Q. because a high rate of inflation creates expectations 
R. of a depreciation of the exchange rate 
S. which is required to offset the higher costs 
T. as a result of increase in prices.
(a) PQRS
(b) QRSP
(c) RSPQ
(d) SPQR
Ans- a

O. On the basis of experiments with rats 
P. health experts here say that 
Q. exercise more and consume vitamins,
R. they will live up to 100 years or more 
S. if humans eat less,
T. and be vigorous in their eighties and nineties.
(a) PQSR
(b) PSQR
(c) PSRQ
(d) SPQR
Ans- b

O. The way the proprietors of these bogus agencies flatter 
P. today their board appears at one corner of a street 
Q. by guaranteeing jobs for them 
R. and receive money from the public 
S. is simply charming and marvellous 
T. and in a week’s time the same board can be seen at the farther end of another street and so on.
(a) RQSP
(b) RSQP
(c) RPQS
(d) PQRS
Ans- a

Directions(Q.6-10):  In the following questions, All of the sentences have errors. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. 

6.Page after page of Gita were read and it gave great consolation to his mind.
(a) Page after page   
(b) of Gita were read 
(c) and it gave great consolation 
(d) to his mind  
Ans- b ( use ‘the Gita was’)

7.Neither Mr Jones nor Mr Smith were able to give me any advice.
(a) Neither Mr Jones  
(b) nor Mr Smith 
(c) were able to give me 
(d) any advice 
Ans- c ( use’ was’ in place of ‘were’) 

8.A tallest man I have seen lives near the village where I was born.
(a) A tallest man  
(b) I have seen
(c) lives near the village 
(d) where I was born  
Ans- a (use ‘the tallest’)

9.Even after working in the office for several years Suresh had hardly mastered any job at all.
(a) Even after working in the office  
(b) for several years 
(c) Suresh had 
(d) hardly mastered any job at all  
Ans- a (use ‘after having worked’) 

10.It is a job wherein neither knowledge nor skill are needed.
(a) It is a job  
(b) wherein 
(c) neither knowledge nor skill 
(d) are needed  
Ans- d (use ‘is needed)  


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