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Govt Job Papers - Bank Probationary Officer (Bank PO) Papers
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Union Bank Probationary Officers Exam., English 2008
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Directions—(Q. 26–30) Rearrange the following six sentences (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them—

1. It was a cycling race launched in 1903, by Henri Desgrange, a magazine editor in Paris.

2. The Tour de France is a test of human endurance.

3. His idea worked and the magazine boomed.

4. His aim was to boost the circulation of his magazine.

5. He wanted to achieve this by covering every stage of the three week long, 3,500 kilometre long cycling race.

6. Till today the race remains more popular than he could ever have dreamed.

26. Which of the following should be the first sentence after rearrangement ?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) 5

27. Which of the following should be the second sentence after rearrangement ?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) 5

28. Which of the following should be the third sentence after rearrangement ?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) 5

29. Which of the following should be the fifth sentence after rearrangement ?

(A) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

(E) 6

30. Which of the following should be the sixth (Last) sentence after rearrangement ?

(A) 2

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 5

(E) 6

Directions—(Q. 31–40) Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letters of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

31. On account of the week (A) / long strike the factory (B) / was forced to close and (C) / next month’s shipment will delay. (D) No error. (E)

32. Since the US economy experiences (A) / a recession many Asian countries (B) / are likely to have (C) / reduced growth rates this year. (D) No error. (E)

33. Oil is now so expensive that (A) / India will have to cut subsidies (B) / instead face running out (C) / of funds to import oil. (D) No error. (E)

34. It is unlikely that you will (A) / find a more qualified and experience (B) / candidate than Mr. Prasad (C) / for the post of President. (D) No error. (E)

35. On account of the rising (A) / costs many people are (B) / finding it difficult (C) / to feed their families. (D) No error. (E)

36. By marketing agriculture (A) / products well, we (B) / can ensure that (C) / farmers make a good profit. (D) No error. (E)

37. The promotion means (A) /that you may be (B) / post in Chennai (C) / from next month. (D) No error. (E)

38. This project is (A) / too big to (B) / undertake successfully at (C) / such short of notice. (D) No error. (E)

39. When our company was (A) / faced financial difficulties (B) / the training budget was (C) / the first to be cut. (D) No error. (E)

40. Conservationists believe that (A)/better management of national parks (B)/is the only way to save (C)/India’s tiger population from extinction. (D) No error. (E)



 
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