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English Language MCQ-12

Directions for the following five Questions:
Rearrange the following sentences in proper order and then answer the questions given below them:
(A) In addition, he feels that what is taught at the adult education centres has no bearing on his daily needs, and therefore he has become cynical of adult education.
(B) On one hand there is a shortage of teachers for adult education and on the other hand the adults feel shy of starting to learn at late age.
(C) The bulk of our population is poor and illiterate.
(D) The job of a farmer is very strenuous and he needs ample rest and relaxation.
(E) This sorry condition poses a problem to the country.
(F) Moreover, the adult villagers have little time to spare for attending classes.
Which is the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

(A) E
(B) B
(C) C
(D) F
(E) A

Which is the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

(A) A
(B) E
(C) C
(D) D
(E) F

Which is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?

(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E

Which is the FOURTH sentence .after rearrangement?

(A) A
(B) D
(C) F
(D) C
(E) E

Which is SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?

(A) A
(B) B
(C) C
(D) D
(E) E

Directions for the following Ten Questions:
In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These blanks are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
..(1).. can deliver major benefits in economic growth, poverty ..(2).. and environmental ..(3).. but only when it provides services :hat respond to effective demand and does so efficiently. ..(4).. is the goal and the measure of development in infrastructure. Major ..(5).. lave been made in infrastructure stocks, but in too many developing countries, these ..(6).. are not ..(7).. the quantity or the quality of services demanded. The costs of this waste in .(8).. economic growth and lost opportunities or poverty reduction and ..(9).. improvement ire high and ..(10)..

(A) Utility
(B) Infrastructure
(C) Hope
(D) Humanity
(E) Reform


(A) perseverance
(B) production
(C) alleviation
(D) attitude
(E) perception


(A) sustainability
(B) suitability
(C) acceptability
(D) regulation
(E) scruitinity


(A) Surrender
(B) Adequacy
(C) Monopoly
(D) Service
(E) Policy


(A) erudition
(B) investments
(C) adornment
(D) extract
(E) capital


(A) assets
(B) discords
(C) fortitude
(D) debilities
(E) lassitudes


(A) generating
(B) implying
(C) declaring
(D) continuing
(E) generalizing


(A) parsimonious
(B) foregone
(C) profane
(D) heavy
(E) shaky


(A) professional
(B) graceful
(C) doleful
(D) environmental
(E) flexible


(A) unacceptable
(B) deplorable
(C) occasional
(D) empirical
(E) conventional