Sentence Rearrangement from “The Hindu” Editorial (Dated- 23rd Nov 2016)

    Sentence Rearrangement from “The Hindu” Editorial (Dated- 23rd Nov 2016)
    Dear Readers, we have given here the English Practice Questions for upcoming IBPS RRB/ Clerk Exam 2016 from “THE HINDU” Editorial Page. Candidates can use this material for their preparations.

    Directions (Q.1-5): Rearrange the following seven sentences or part of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the question given below it.


    A)However, the global risk assessment has not changed.
    B)Among the reasons cited were the unknown causal link between the virus and microcephaly and neurological complications, the possibility of its global spread, lack of vaccines and diagnostic tools, and the lack of immunity to the virus in newly affected countries.
    C)This brings to an end the heightened global focus on the virus that has caused about 2,300 confirmed cases of microcephaly (a birth defect manifesting in a smaller head size) since May 2015.
    D)The spread of Zika to 67 countries and territories is a grim reminder of the lack of immunity against the virus and the abundance of mosquito vectors.
    E)The World Health Organisation has declared that the Zika virus no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.
    F)The link between Zika and microcephaly was established in May, the hunt for a potent vaccine and reliable diagnostic tool has begun, and scientists have been able to find the routes of transmission.
    G)The WHO had declared the Zika virus a public health emergency on February 1, considering the high number of neurological disorders reported in Brazil and a similar cluster in French Polynesia in 2014.

    1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
    a)  B  
    b)  D  
    c)  E  
    d)  F  
    e)  G
    2. Which of the following should be the LAST sentence after rearrangement?
    a)  A  
    b)  F  
    c)  E  
    d)  D  
    e)  C
    3. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
    a)  C  
    b)  G  
    c)  A  
    d)  F  
    e)  E
    4. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
    a)  B  
    b)  G  
    c)  C  
    d)  E  
    e)  D
    5. Which of the following should be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?
    a)  G  
    b)  C  
    c)  E  
    d)  B  
    e)  A

    1. C    2. D    3. B    4. A    5. E   


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