03 October 2015

English Language Bits for Bank PO Exams - Rearranging Senternces

Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following six 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) Special care needs to be taken to reform the other State taxes, viz state excise, motor vehicles tax, passengers, and goods tax, and stamp duty and registration fee.

(B) The introduction of GST in the indirect tax system of the Union and the State Governments and the DTC in the direct taxes of the Union Government will help establish an economically efficient, cost effective and transparent tax system.

(C) That would make the Indian tax system suitable for taking the country towards a new horizon of future growth and prosperity.

(D) It would make the Indian tax payer competitive at home as well as in the international market.

(E) Also, the other taxes at the state level need to be further reformed.

(F) It is, however, important to remove the bumps and road blocks in its introduction.

1. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 2) E 3) B 4) A 5) C

2. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 2) B 3) C 4) E 5) D

3. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 2) F 3) D 4) C 5) B

4. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) B 2) D 3) F 4) E 5) C

5. Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?
1) C 2) A 3) B 4) D 5) F

Directions (Q. 6-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.

Acid attacks, especially on women, are an issue of increasing ..(6).. In order to ..(7).. with such attacks, a three pronged ..(8).. is currently under formulation. The first is providing ..(9).. punishment to perpetrators, not only as proportionate punishment for their ..(10).. but also to deter potential offenders. The second approach is to prevent attacks by regulating access to acids. The third is constructing a compensation scheme for victims.

The Indian Penal Code did not have specific provisions to criminalise and punish acid attacks until earlier this year. If a person is convicted for throwing acid on another, and thereby causing temporary or permanent damage
or deformity, a minimum imprisonment of 10 years and a maximum of life imprisonment is now provided.

6. 1) value 2) welfare 3) gossip 4) concern 5) happening
7. 1) deal 2) do away 3) fight 4) solve 5) tussle
8. 1) dimension 2) solution 3) discussion 4) system 5) approach
9. 1) light 2) stringent 3) attractive 4) compulsory 5) serious
10. 1) performance 2) role 3) work 4) action 5) job

Answers:

1-3; 2-5; 3-2; 4-4; 5-1; 6-4; 7-1; 8-5; 9-2; 10-4.

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