# IBPS PO :: English Language :: Test 148

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1 . Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; them answer the questions given below them.
A. 'What a waste of my tax money', I thought, walking past the people having free Californian Chardonnay.
B. 'Speaktoher',hesaid, 'She's into books'.
C. The friend who had brought me there noticed my noticing her.
D. In late 2003, I was still paying taxes in America, so it horrified me that the US Consulate was hosting a 'Gallo drinking appreciation event'.
E. Behind them, a pianist was playing old film tunes, and a slim short woman was dancing around him.
Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence?
A
B
C
D
E
2 . Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; them answer the questions given below them.
A. 'What a waste of my tax money', I thought, walking past the people having free Californian Chardonnay.
B. 'Speaktoher',hesaid, 'She's into books'.
C. The friend who had brought me there noticed my noticing her.
D. In late 2003, I was still paying taxes in America, so it horrified me that the US Consulate was hosting a 'Gallo drinking appreciation event'.
E. Behind them, a pianist was playing old film tunes, and a slim short woman was dancing around him.
Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence?
A
B
C
D
E
3 . Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; them answer the questions given below them.
A. 'What a waste of my tax money', I thought, walking past the people having free Californian Chardonnay.
B. 'Speaktoher',hesaid, 'She's into books'.
C. The friend who had brought me there noticed my noticing her.
D. In late 2003, I was still paying taxes in America, so it horrified me that the US Consulate was hosting a 'Gallo drinking appreciation event'.
E. Behind them, a pianist was playing old film tunes, and a slim short woman was dancing around him.
Which of the following would be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence?
A
B
C
D
E
4 . Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; them answer the questions given below them.
A. 'What a waste of my tax money', I thought, walking past the people having free Californian Chardonnay.
B. 'Speaktoher',hesaid, 'She's into books'.
C. The friend who had brought me there noticed my noticing her.
D. In late 2003, I was still paying taxes in America, so it horrified me that the US Consulate was hosting a 'Gallo drinking appreciation event'.
E. Behind them, a pianist was playing old film tunes, and a slim short woman was dancing around him.
Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence?
A
B
C
D
E
5 . Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; them answer the questions given below them.
A. 'What a waste of my tax money', I thought, walking past the people having free Californian Chardonnay.
B. 'Speaktoher',hesaid, 'She's into books'.
C. The friend who had brought me there noticed my noticing her.
D. In late 2003, I was still paying taxes in America, so it horrified me that the US Consulate was hosting a 'Gallo drinking appreciation event'.
E. Behind them, a pianist was playing old film tunes, and a slim short woman was dancing around him.
Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence ?
A
B
C
D
E
6 . In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. The numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Thirteen years after India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire that was meant to prepare the ground for peace in Jammu and Kashmir; both countries are locked in __ $(1)$ __ [selenic] skirmishes that threaten to unleash a fresh storm over the Himalayas. The tragic killing of 11 bus passengers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, preceded by attacks on Indian troops and counter-attacks across the Line of Control (LoC), could set the stage for a __ $(2)$ __[collation] of the great duels which raged from 1989 to 2003. Hundreds of civilian and military lives were lost for no military end during that period. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be __ $(3)$ __[surrounded] with two difficult choices. He could, first, tamp down the crisis by seizing small bits of territory along the Line of Control, as some Indian generals advocated after Kargil, or hitting terror positions deep inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Such actions, however, __$(4)$__ [notarize] the risk of escalating into war, and undoing the prime minister's economic objectives. The second option is to give diplomacy another chance to __ $(5)$ __ [resolve] the crisis. But if it fails, the prime minister could find India more vulnerable than before to terrorist attacks, and his own core constituency alienated.
$(1)$
redundant
apologetic
savage
farcial
no correction required
7 . In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. The numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Thirteen years after India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire that was meant to prepare the ground for peace in Jammu and Kashmir; both countries are locked in __ $(1)$ __ [selenic] skirmishes that threaten to unleash a fresh storm over the Himalayas. The tragic killing of 11 bus passengers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, preceded by attacks on Indian troops and counter-attacks across the Line of Control (LoC), could set the stage for a __ $(2)$ __[collation] of the great duels which raged from 1989 to 2003. Hundreds of civilian and military lives were lost for no military end during that period. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be __ $(3)$ __[surrounded] with two difficult choices. He could, first, tamp down the crisis by seizing small bits of territory along the Line of Control, as some Indian generals advocated after Kargil, or hitting terror positions deep inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Such actions, however, __$(4)$__ [notarize] the risk of escalating into war, and undoing the prime minister's economic objectives. The second option is to give diplomacy another chance to __ $(5)$ __ [resolve] the crisis. But if it fails, the prime minister could find India more vulnerable than before to terrorist attacks, and his own core constituency alienated.
$(2)$
resumption
hoping
match
disruption
no correction required
8 . In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. The numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Thirteen years after India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire that was meant to prepare the ground for peace in Jammu and Kashmir; both countries are locked in __ $(1)$ __ [selenic] skirmishes that threaten to unleash a fresh storm over the Himalayas. The tragic killing of 11 bus passengers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, preceded by attacks on Indian troops and counter-attacks across the Line of Control (LoC), could set the stage for a __ $(2)$ __[collation] of the great duels which raged from 1989 to 2003. Hundreds of civilian and military lives were lost for no military end during that period. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be __ $(3)$ __[surrounded] with two difficult choices. He could, first, tamp down the crisis by seizing small bits of territory along the Line of Control, as some Indian generals advocated after Kargil, or hitting terror positions deep inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Such actions, however, __$(4)$__ [notarize] the risk of escalating into war, and undoing the prime minister's economic objectives. The second option is to give diplomacy another chance to __ $(5)$ __ [resolve] the crisis. But if it fails, the prime minister could find India more vulnerable than before to terrorist attacks, and his own core constituency alienated.
$(3)$
optimized
facing
confronted
deciding
no correction required
9 . In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. The numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Thirteen years after India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire that was meant to prepare the ground for peace in Jammu and Kashmir; both countries are locked in __ $(1)$ __ [selenic] skirmishes that threaten to unleash a fresh storm over the Himalayas. The tragic killing of 11 bus passengers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, preceded by attacks on Indian troops and counter-attacks across the Line of Control (LoC), could set the stage for a __ $(2)$ __[collation] of the great duels which raged from 1989 to 2003. Hundreds of civilian and military lives were lost for no military end during that period. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be __ $(3)$ __[surrounded] with two difficult choices. He could, first, tamp down the crisis by seizing small bits of territory along the Line of Control, as some Indian generals advocated after Kargil, or hitting terror positions deep inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Such actions, however, __$(4)$__ [notarize] the risk of escalating into war, and undoing the prime minister's economic objectives. The second option is to give diplomacy another chance to __ $(5)$ __ [resolve] the crisis. But if it fails, the prime minister could find India more vulnerable than before to terrorist attacks, and his own core constituency alienated.
$(4)$
peripheral
affront
pose
mesmerize
no correction required
10 . In the following passage, there are blanks each of which has been numbered. The numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Thirteen years after India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire that was meant to prepare the ground for peace in Jammu and Kashmir; both countries are locked in __ $(1)$ __ [selenic] skirmishes that threaten to unleash a fresh storm over the Himalayas. The tragic killing of 11 bus passengers in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on Wednesday, preceded by attacks on Indian troops and counter-attacks across the Line of Control (LoC), could set the stage for a __ $(2)$ __[collation] of the great duels which raged from 1989 to 2003. Hundreds of civilian and military lives were lost for no military end during that period. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be __ $(3)$ __[surrounded] with two difficult choices. He could, first, tamp down the crisis by seizing small bits of territory along the Line of Control, as some Indian generals advocated after Kargil, or hitting terror positions deep inside Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Such actions, however, __$(4)$__ [notarize] the risk of escalating into war, and undoing the prime minister's economic objectives. The second option is to give diplomacy another chance to __ $(5)$ __ [resolve] the crisis. But if it fails, the prime minister could find India more vulnerable than before to terrorist attacks, and his own core constituency alienated.
$(5)$
deepen
orchestrate
reignite
equalize
no correction required