# IBPS PO :: English Language :: Test 35

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1 . Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions that follow:

A. However, while reading, they would not know when to pause and what to emphasise.

B. Since then their use has been regularised and the punctuation rules have been followed by all.

C. In earlier days, people learnt by reading out loud.

D. But not everybody used the same punctuations for the same thing.

E. To address this problem, various signs depicti ng various punctuations were introduced.

F. Thus, firmer guidelines regarding punctuations were framed so that everyone used them in a similar way.
Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
A
E
D
F
C
2 . Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions that follow:

A. However, while reading, they would not know when to pause and what to emphasise.

B. Since then their use has been regularised and the punctuation rules have been followed by all.

C. In earlier days, people learnt by reading out loud.

D. But not everybody used the same punctuations for the same thing.

E. To address this problem, various signs depicti ng various punctuations were introduced.

F. Thus, firmer guidelines regarding punctuations were framed so that everyone used them in a similar way.
Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement?
B
C
A
E
F
3 . Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions that follow:

A. However, while reading, they would not know when to pause and what to emphasise.

B. Since then their use has been regularised and the punctuation rules have been followed by all.

C. In earlier days, people learnt by reading out loud.

D. But not everybody used the same punctuations for the same thing.

E. To address this problem, various signs depicti ng various punctuations were introduced.

F. Thus, firmer guidelines regarding punctuations were framed so that everyone used them in a similar way.
Which of the following sentences should be the SIXTH (LAST)after rearrangement?
C
E
D
B
F
4 . Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions that follow:

A. However, while reading, they would not know when to pause and what to emphasise.

B. Since then their use has been regularised and the punctuation rules have been followed by all.

C. In earlier days, people learnt by reading out loud.

D. But not everybody used the same punctuations for the same thing.

E. To address this problem, various signs depicti ng various punctuations were introduced.

F. Thus, firmer guidelines regarding punctuations were framed so that everyone used them in a similar way.
Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
A
B
C
D
E
5 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The unexpected and sudden ...$(1)$...in Indo-Pak relations is good news for the people of the subcontinent. Peace in the ...$(2)$... ...$(3)$...well for both the countries. This is ...$(4)$...so because the region has for long been balanced on razor's ...$(5)$...due to terrorism, nuclear blackmail, and military aggressions. ...$(6)$..., the ...$(7)$... of dialogue and negotiation would be quite difficult. Let us ...$(8)$...that the leadership in both India and Pakistan is able to ...$(9)$... above narrow parochial considerations and find courage to ...$(10)$...each other's views.
$(1)$
blockage
support
movement
upliftment
thaw
6 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The unexpected and sudden ...$(1)$...in Indo-Pak relations is good news for the people of the subcontinent. Peace in the ...$(2)$... ...$(3)$...well for both the countries. This is ...$(4)$...so because the region has for long been balanced on razor's ...$(5)$...due to terrorism, nuclear blackmail, and military aggressions. ...$(6)$..., the ...$(7)$... of dialogue and negotiation would be quite difficult. Let us ...$(8)$...that the leadership in both India and Pakistan is able to ...$(9)$... above narrow parochial considerations and find courage to ...$(10)$...each other's views.
$(2)$
country
ground
atmosphere
environment
region
7 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The unexpected and sudden ...$(1)$...in Indo-Pak relations is good news for the people of the subcontinent. Peace in the ...$(2)$... ...$(3)$...well for both the countries. This is ...$(4)$...so because the region has for long been balanced on razor's ...$(5)$...due to terrorism, nuclear blackmail, and military aggressions. ...$(6)$..., the ...$(7)$... of dialogue and negotiation would be quite difficult. Let us ...$(8)$...that the leadership in both India and Pakistan is able to ...$(9)$... above narrow parochial considerations and find courage to ...$(10)$...each other's views.
$(3)$
augurs
symbolises
escalates
derives
evolves
8 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The unexpected and sudden ...$(1)$...in Indo-Pak relations is good news for the people of the subcontinent. Peace in the ...$(2)$... ...$(3)$...well for both the countries. This is ...$(4)$...so because the region has for long been balanced on razor's ...$(5)$...due to terrorism, nuclear blackmail, and military aggressions. ...$(6)$..., the ...$(7)$... of dialogue and negotiation would be quite difficult. Let us ...$(8)$...that the leadership in both India and Pakistan is able to ...$(9)$... above narrow parochial considerations and find courage to ...$(10)$...each other's views.
$(4)$
concerned
debated
more
clarified
9 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The unexpected and sudden ...$(1)$...in Indo-Pak relations is good news for the people of the subcontinent. Peace in the ...$(2)$... ...$(3)$...well for both the countries. This is ...$(4)$...so because the region has for long been balanced on razor's ...$(5)$...due to terrorism, nuclear blackmail, and military aggressions. ...$(6)$..., the ...$(7)$... of dialogue and negotiation would be quite difficult. Let us ...$(8)$...that the leadership in both India and Pakistan is able to ...$(9)$... above narrow parochial considerations and find courage to ...$(10)$...each other's views.
$(5)$
knife
point
base
edge
stand
10 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

The unexpected and sudden ...$(1)$...in Indo-Pak relations is good news for the people of the subcontinent. Peace in the ...$(2)$... ...$(3)$...well for both the countries. This is ...$(4)$...so because the region has for long been balanced on razor's ...$(5)$...due to terrorism, nuclear blackmail, and military aggressions. ...$(6)$..., the ...$(7)$... of dialogue and negotiation would be quite difficult. Let us ...$(8)$...that the leadership in both India and Pakistan is able to ...$(9)$... above narrow parochial considerations and find courage to ...$(10)$...each other's views.
$(6)$
thoroughly
thorughout
obviously
given
peacefully