# IBPS Clerk :: English Language :: Test 22

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1 . In each of the following sentences there are certain blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five options denoted by the numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank(s) in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
India has a vibrant publishing scene, thanks to not only the big publishers but also a lot of quality-________ little publishing houses that ________ it going.
conscious, keep
responsive, put
apprised, retain
mindful, retain
cognisant, enjoy
2 . In each of the following sentences there are certain blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five options denoted by the numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank(s) in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
The staunch proponents of economic liberalisation have often ________ that the relaxation of state ________ will lead to phenomenal growth of industries spurred by FDI
contended, neglect
jumped, inability
hassled, domination
crossed, dominion
argued, control
3 . In each of the following sentences there are certain blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five options denoted by the numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank(s) in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
After a relationship ________ over one-and-a-half centuries, on July 14, Kolkata bid an emotional ________ to a mode of communication called the telegram.
traversing, farewell
extending, relation
ranging, goodbye
covering, hello
4 . In each of the following sentences there are certain blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five options denoted by the numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank(s) in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
_______ the defeat of Tipu Sultan in the Fourth Anglo Mysore War (1798-99) in Srirangpatnam, the British army ________ itself in the vicinity of the old city area of Bangalore
By, opened
with, garrisoned
at, guarded
on, armoured
for, left
5 . Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) The procuring of fruits, berries, greens and seeds was supplemented by some hunting.

(B) As an aid in this search for food, primitive people invented weapons and tools.

(C) In places where animals were abundant, the technique of hunting became highly developed.

(D) Man moved forward again and he learned to domesticate animals, particularly the big animals such as cattle.

(E) In the primitive days man satisfied his hunger by searching for food and living upon what he could raise.

(F) Most of the hunting people had alr eady domesticated the dog, which aided in the hunt and also helped somewhat in transportation.

(G) The hunting people did not go separately but rather lived in small groups and moved in a group for hunt.
Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
A
C
D
B
E
6 . Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) The procuring of fruits, berries, greens and seeds was supplemented by some hunting.

(B) As an aid in this search for food, primitive people invented weapons and tools.

(C) In places where animals were abundant, the technique of hunting became highly developed.

(D) Man moved forward again and he learned to domesticate animals, particularly the big animals such as cattle.

(E) In the primitive days man satisfied his hunger by searching for food and living upon what he could raise.

(F) Most of the hunting people had alr eady domesticated the dog, which aided in the hunt and also helped somewhat in transportation.

(G) The hunting people did not go separately but rather lived in small groups and moved in a group for hunt.
Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
F
B
A
C
G
7 . Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) The procuring of fruits, berries, greens and seeds was supplemented by some hunting.

(B) As an aid in this search for food, primitive people invented weapons and tools.

(C) In places where animals were abundant, the technique of hunting became highly developed.

(D) Man moved forward again and he learned to domesticate animals, particularly the big animals such as cattle.

(E) In the primitive days man satisfied his hunger by searching for food and living upon what he could raise.

(F) Most of the hunting people had alr eady domesticated the dog, which aided in the hunt and also helped somewhat in transportation.

(G) The hunting people did not go separately but rather lived in small groups and moved in a group for hunt.
Which of the following should be the LAST (SEVENTH) sentence after rearrangement?
C
A
G
F
B
8 . Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) The procuring of fruits, berries, greens and seeds was supplemented by some hunting.

(B) As an aid in this search for food, primitive people invented weapons and tools.

(C) In places where animals were abundant, the technique of hunting became highly developed.

(D) Man moved forward again and he learned to domesticate animals, particularly the big animals such as cattle.

(E) In the primitive days man satisfied his hunger by searching for food and living upon what he could raise.

(F) Most of the hunting people had alr eady domesticated the dog, which aided in the hunt and also helped somewhat in transportation.

(G) The hunting people did not go separately but rather lived in small groups and moved in a group for hunt.
Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
G
D
B
A
C
9 . Rearrange the following seven sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.

(A) The procuring of fruits, berries, greens and seeds was supplemented by some hunting.

(B) As an aid in this search for food, primitive people invented weapons and tools.

(C) In places where animals were abundant, the technique of hunting became highly developed.

(D) Man moved forward again and he learned to domesticate animals, particularly the big animals such as cattle.

(E) In the primitive days man satisfied his hunger by searching for food and living upon what he could raise.

(F) Most of the hunting people had alr eady domesticated the dog, which aided in the hunt and also helped somewhat in transportation.

(G) The hunting people did not go separately but rather lived in small groups and moved in a group for hunt.
Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
E
F
A
G
D
10 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the passage meaningfully complete.

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