ENGLISH TEST 29 for All Bank Exams like IBPS PO Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI & LIC

Directions (Q.1-5). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will he in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is 'No error', the answer is '5'. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

1. 1) Imagine, if Pakistan and India have been together/ 2) the Taliban would have spread/ 3) its poison/ 4) all across India./ 5) No error

2. 1) When a nation starts to descend into a crisis/ 2) the satire and the ironic humour/ 3) of its hapless citizenry/ 4) begins to blossom./ 5) No error

3. 1) Syed Abdul Karim Tunda is thought to be the mastermind/ 2) behind several bomb incidents in various Indian cities/ 3) including a failed attempt in New Delhi/ 4) during the 2010 Commonwealth Games./ 5) No error

4. 1) Challenged by the leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha/ 2) to explain the current economic crisis/ 3) the Prime Minister broke his vow of silence to say/ 4) there was no need to become panic. / 5) No error

5. 1) A federal court in New York has issued summon/ 2) to Congress president Sonia Gandhi for "shielding and protecting" leaders/ 3) of her party who were allegedly involved/ 4) in the anti-Sikh riots in India in 1984./ 5) No error

Directions (Q.6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaning complete.

6. Yasin Bhatkal, who was wanted in over two dozen terror cases ____________ India and had dodged security agencies on several _____________, was arrested in Raxaul on the India-Nepal border.
1) of, months
2) around years
3) in, times
4) across, occasions
5) within, places

7. The Lok Sabha passed the land ___________ Bill, even as parties expressed _____________ on aspects of the legislation.
1) requisition, resentment
2) acquisition, reservations
3) requirement, anger
4) distribution, dissatisfaction
5) procurement, disappointment

8. Asaram, the self-styled god man, _____________ that Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were behind _____________ him in the sexual assault case.
1) claimed, tarnishing
2) insulted, arresting
3) alleged, confining
4) asked, accusing
5) insinuated, framing

9. The government in UP has ______________ praise for its handling of the VHP's plan for a Parikarma _____________ Ayodhya.
1) received, around
2) achieved, of
3) exclaimed, in
4) claimed, surrounding
5) obtained, round

10. The government and the BSP entered into a fresh ___________ after the Rajya Sabha passed a government ___________ for appointment of two members in the JPC on 2 G spectrum.
1) violence, legislation
2) scuffle, law
3) confrontation, motion
4) argument, move
5) discussion, ruling

Directions (Q. 11-15): 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) A person enrolled as an advocate under the Advocates Act, 1961, is entitled to practice law throughout the country.
(B) In India, the law relating to legal profession is governed by the Advocates Act, 1961 and the rules framed there under by the Bar Council of India.
(C) An advocate on the roll of a State Bar Council may apply for transfer to the roll of any other State Bar Council in the prescribed manner.
(D) It is a self-contained code of law relating to legal practitioners and provides for the constitution of State Bar Councils and Bar Council of India.
(E) An advocate with his consent, may be designated as a senior advocate, if the Supreme Court or a High Court is of the opinion that by virtue of his ability, he deserves such distinction.
(F) There are two classes of advocates, namely, senior advocates and other advocates.
(G) No person can be enrolled as an advocate on the rolls of more than one State Bar Council.

11. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) F
2) G
3) E
4) B
5) C

12. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) C
2) D
3) E
4) F
5) G

13. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) E
2) D
3) C
4) B
5) A

14. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) C
2) D
3) E
4) F
5) G

15. Which of the following should be the LAST (SEVENTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) D
2) B
3) E
4) C
5) A

1. 1; Replace 'have' with 'had'
2. 4; Replace 'begins' with 'begin'
3. 2; Replace 'bomb' with 'bombing'
4. 4; Delete 'become'
5. 1; Replace 'summon' with 'summons'
6. 4
7. 2
8. 5
9. 1
10. 3
11. 4; BDACGFE
12. 2
13. 5
14. 1
15. 3


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