ENGLISH PRACTICE SET
SBI PO Prelims
Directions (1-5)Rearrange the following eight sentences (A), (B), (C), (D),(E)and (F)in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A.The other two crew members are co-pilot Paul Bazeley from Britain and engineer Daniel Meyer, a Swiss, who doubles up as official photographer of the tour.
B.The `Breitling DC-3 World Tour' started off from Geneva on March 9, the 77th birthday of the 36-seater aircraft with a 3-member crew, said Captain Francisco Agullo, the pilot
C.The present aircraft, owned by Aeropassion, a Swiss firm, flew in here from Karachi last night, its 11th halt on the 55-city tour during which it would circumnavigate the globe.
D. A March 1940-make Dacota C-43, the oldest aircraft in the world attempting circumnavigation of the globe, touched down here on Monday.
E.Agullo (48), a Swiss national, has experience of 28 years. The tour is sponsored primarily by the Swiss watchmaker Breitling.
F.The aircraft, manufactured by the now extinct US-based Douglas Aircraft Company, were extensively used by the Allied forces during the World War II. Among other missions, they were used to airdrop the troops during the landing on the Normandy coast in France on the `D-day'.
G.Also called DC-3 (Douglas DC-3), these planes had played a key role in India's wars with Pakistan in 1947 and 1965.
Q.1. Which of the following sentence should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
Q.2. Which of the following sentence should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
Q.3. Which of the following sentence should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
Q.4. Which of the following sentence should be the FOURTH after rearrangement?
Q.5. Which of the following sentence should be the LAST after rearrangement?
Directions (6-10)Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error,
Q.6.to perform this experiment (A)/drop little sugar (B)/into a glass of water (C)/No error (D)
Q.7.It is written in Gita (A)/that god incarnates (B)/himself in times of trouble (C)/No error (D)
Q.8.The man (A)/cannot live (B)/by bread alone (C)/No error (D)
Q.9.The wife is not (A)/yet acquainted with (B)/her husband's likings(C)/No error (D)
Q.10.It is easy to see that (A)/a lawyear's demeanour in court (B)/may be prejudicial against the interests of his client(C)/No error (D)
Directions (11-12) In the following questions ,choose the word similar in meaning to the given word
Q.1.C.The proper sequence to form meaningful paragraph is DGCFBEA
Q.6.B.add 'a' before 'little'
Q.7.A.add 'the' before 'Gita'