RRB PO Mains English (Day-08)

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Theme based

Direction (1-5): In each of the questions given below, a passage has been given which are either situational based or describes a scenario. Below each passage, a question has been given which is framed to make you to infer something out of it. Mark out the correct inference as your answer:

1) The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), to shut down polluting industries coming under “critically polluted” and “severely polluted” areas within three months.

Which among the following can be inferred from the above passage?

  1. The government has banned pollution.
  2. The Government is taking measures to solve the problem arising from pollution.
  3. The Central Pollution Control Board has asked all the industries to shut down.
  4. All the above
  5. None of the above

2)  The government has appointed key functionaries in seven ministers and organisations, including the newly-created Jal Shakti Ministry. Bharat Lal, a 1988-batch IFS officer, has been appointed as additional secretary in the Jal Shakti Ministry’s Drinking Water and Sanitation department. He is at present additional secretary to the President.

Which among the following can be said regarding the style of writing in the given passage above?

  1. Political
  2. Commentary
  3. Explanatory
  4. All the above
  5. None of the above

3)  A pilot project aimed at providing smoke – free environment in the kitchen for women will be launched by Maharashtra government, Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar announced in his Budget speech.

What is the Pilot project and what does it involve?

  1. Political
  2. Commercial
  3. Domestic
  4. All the above
  5. None of the above

4) Few months ahead of the legislative assembly elections in Haryana, efforts to revive the extinct Saraswati, a river from the ancient Hindu scriptures the Vedas, are back in focus.

Which area does it focus on and how?

  1. economic policy
  2. liberal policy
  3. religious political ideology
  4. All the above
  5. None of the above

5)  According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Bangladesh emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the Asia-Pacific region.

Higher public sector investments, stronger consumption demand revival in exports, improved power supply and higher growth in private sector credit were the key factors of the high growth performance of Bangladesh.

Which aspect is it talking about?

  1. religiouspolicy
  2. economic policy
  3. liberal policy
  4. All the above
  5. None of the above

Sentence correction

Direction (6 -10): In each of the questions given below a part of the sentence is given in bold. It is then followed by three options. Find the alternative that can replace the given bold part to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct. If none of the alternatives is correct and the sentence is correct as it is then select option (E) as your choice:

6) It must be bear in mind that patriotism should not be confused with chauvinism.

I) It must be borne in mind

II) It must bear in mind

III) It should bear

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Only III
  4. none of the above
  5. no correction required

7) Government should meet the need of peoples as soon as possible.

I) the needs of peoples

II) the need of people

III) the needs of people

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Only III
  4. none of the above
  5. no correction required

8) Children was creating a ruckus in the class.

I) was create a ruckus

II) were creating a ruckus

III) will creating a ruckus

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Only III
  4. none of the above
  5. no correction required

9) They have advised me not to venture out alone as night on the village.

I) at night on the village

II) from night on the village

III) at night in the village

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Only III
  4. none of the above
  5. no correction required

10) The American citizens have elected Donald Trump as there President.

I) as their President

II) as them president

III) as the President

  1. Only I
  2. Only II
  3. Only III
  4. none of the above
  5. no correction required

Answers :

Directions (1-5) :

1) Answer: E

In the context above we see the Central Pollution Control Board asking the industries to shut down as they severely pollute the environment. Thus none of the option is apt for the above context. Hence option E is the Correct answer.

2) Answer: A

In the given passage the style of writing is ‘Political’ as it related to government and appointment of ministry. Other options are not relevant to the passage except option A . Hence option A is the correct option.

3) Answer: C

In the above passage we see Finance Minister Sudhir speaks about smoke-free environment for women, which indicates he is talking about household which points out launching a project for domestic purpose. Thus other options are not appropriate to the context. Hence option C is the correct option.

4) Answer: C

In the above passage we see that it clearly states ‘religious political ideology’. Other options do not go with the context. Hence option C is the correct option.

5) Answer: B

The passage is talking in aspect to economic policy where Bangladesh emerged as the fastest growing economy among the 45 countries of the Asia-Pacific region. Hence other options are not relevant to the context. Thus option B is the correct option.

Directions (6-10) :

6) Answer: A

Here the question stated is in past tense if we look as the options then we see that option I is the correct choice as it is in past participle which fits in accurately. Other options do not fill in correctly. Hence option A is the correct choice.

7) Answer: C

Here in this question we see that ‘people’ is already plural and verb is always added in plural form to it. The correct option is C.

 

8) Answer: B

In the question we see ‘was’ is used after plural noun which is not correct, ‘were’ is the plural form of word should be used with the plural noun. Hence option B is the correct answer.

9) Answer: C

In this question we see that the preposition is not correctly placed. Hence the option C is the correct answer as it fits in well.

10) Answer: A

In the question the word ‘there’ is wrongly placed it should be ‘their’. Here,  the correct option is A.

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