Monday, 2 January 2017

ENGLISH QUIZ 03/01/2017

Directions (1-10);In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These number are printed below the passage and against each five words have been suggested. One of which fills the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate words in each case.

A decade ago, a financial crisis (131) Bangkok. During the next fifteen months it swept (132) Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Hong kong and Soul. As Asian countries borrowed and spent beyond their means (133) of thousands lost their jobs. (134) half-built buildings throughout Asian cities (135) as remainders of the shattered hopes not only of distinguished entrepreneurs but also (136) workers. Asia has come a long way during the past ten years-vast economic imbalances no longer (137). However, market crashes are (138) even today and Asia’s best insurance policy to (139) with any future crises is to build (140) financial systems.

1.a. occurred
b. hit
c. striking
d. fuelled
e. suffered

2.a. in
b. upward
c. forward
d. from
e. through

3.a. tens
b. few
c. approximate
d. several
e. lives

4.a. dense
b. haunted
c. abandoned
d. buried
e. vacate

5.a. seen
b. pointed
c. showed
d. stood
e. forgotten

6.a. undeserving
b. incompetent
c. greedy
d. cheap
e. ordinary

7.a. seen
b. valid
c. exist
d. present
e. there

8.a. undertaken
b. possible
c. threat
d. reality
e. capable

9.a. cope
b. combat
c. justify
d. avert

10.a. perfectly
b. popular
c. formidably
d. resilient
e. foreign

Direction (Q 11-15) Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) into a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below it.

(A) The urban poor were neglected.
(B) A new generation of professionals however are attempting to reach the urban poor.
(C) This is because they were considered too mobile and lacking in cohesion.
(D) Micro-finance institutions have traditionally focused on the rural poor.
(E) These factors do not facilitate generation of peer group pressure which is essential for the success of the micro –finance model.
(F) Their challenge will be to adapt the traditional micro- finance model to one suited to urban micro- finance.

11.Which of the following is the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
a. A
b. B
c. C
d. D
e. E

12.Which of the following is the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ?
a. A
b. B
c. C
d. D
e. E

13.Which of the following is the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
a. B
b. C
c. D
d. E
e. F

14.Which of the following is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
a. B
b. C
c. D
d. E
e. F

15.Which of the following is the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
a. A
b. B
c. C
d. D
e. E

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