Quiz-45

1. In the following questions two columns are given containing
three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B and C
and in the second column the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A
sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another
sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and
contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which
display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a
grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given
forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (e), i.e. “None of these” as your
answer.

Column (1)
(A) It may appear at first blush that the decision may
(B) Over the course of the last few weeks
(C) The Seventh Schedule to the Constitution divides
Column (2)
(D) one of the striking features of governance has been the signal role played by State
Chief Ministers across India.
(E) responsibilities between these two layers.
(F) undermine the decentralised manner of funding local area development.

 
 
 
 
 

2. Column (1)
(A) even with the harvesting of wheat almost over in States such as Madhya Pradesh
(B)First, a model needs to be established, with concrete standard operating procedures
(C) The police cannot reach out to each and every village round the clock
Column (2)
(D)but once they are done with their work it is the panchayat that can do the work
effectively
(E) by collaborating with women’s collectives
(F)and best practices that can be replicated throughout rural India.

 
 
 
 
 

3. Emotions was high as both families were taken to the police station last night.

 
 
 
 
 

4. In the following questions two columns are given containing three sentences/phrases each. In first column, sentences/phrases are A, B and C and in the second column the sentences/phrases are D, E and F. A sentence/phrase from the first column may or may not connect with another sentence/phrase from the second column to make a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. Each question has five options, four of which display the sequence(s) in which the sentences/phrases can be joined to form a grammatically and contextually correct sentence. If none of the options given forms a correct sentence after combination, mark (e), i.e. “None of these” as your answer.

Column (1)
(A) If you build a fortress to strengthen your defences against an enemy
(B) With the ongoing war against COVID-19
(C) Several political leaders imprisoned in the wake of
Column (2)
(D) the state of preparedness within the fortress
(E) what is of importance is the strength of its walls
(F) the abrupt decision continue to be in detention even now.

 
 
 
 
 

5. The space-crunched city throws up several stories of struggle that school have
had put up with to win playground for their students.

 
 
 
 
 

6. Column (1)
(A) Notwithstanding the fact that the entire State machinery is now involved
(B) Enough has been discussed already of the instrumental
(C) Many scientists and researchers have already predicted
Column (2)
(D) in near wartime efforts to contain the spread of this pandemic
(E) in example is the community kitchens run by local bodies in Kerala
(F) hotspots of the disease after the 21-day lockdown is lifted.

 
 
 
 
 

7. Work at all the court complexes was paralysed as lawyers went on a day-long
strike as a mark of protest.

 
 
 
 
 

8. The jail is in the news again with the finding of a postal and some bullets.

 
 
 
 
 

9. A freezing morning accompanied by a dense cover of boy set the toning for the
coming weekend.

 
 
 
 
 

10. Choose the word which is the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word

Inalienable

 
 
 
 
 

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