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Directions (Q.1-10): 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.


  1. Column 1 Column 2
    A. In October 2018, UN’s Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change warned that without D. that could have left large portions of the planet uninhabitable
    B. Any increase above the threshold mark will trigger runaway changes E. radical course correction, the world will exhaust its carbon budget to keep global temperatures below 1.5C by 2030
    C. Around the world,governments, multinational charities and technology companies are peddling F. a simplistic story of false solutions-that crisis could be averted by changing the fuel that powers the economy


    1. A-D
    2. B-D
    3. A-E
    4. C-F
    5. None of these
    Answer – 3. A-E
    Explanation:
    A-E[ In October 2018, UN’s Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change warned that without radical course correction, the world will exhaust its carbon budget to keep global temperatures below 1.5C by 2030]
    In B-D , replace ‘have left’ by ‘leave’
    In C-F replace ‘could’ by ‘can’


  2. Column 1 Column 2
    A. Care and consideration for the sick,elderly and the disabled has always D. for acts committed in earlier lives, and the attitude towards persons with disability continues to be one of charity
    B. However, in early times, disability was considered as a punishment for E. been part of Indian culture and tradition
    C. It is action by several activists that has pushed government and societies F. results in social exclusion at a time when such people need support


    1. A-F
    2. C-F
    3. B-D
    4. A-E
    5. None of these
    Answer – 4. A-E
    Explanation:
    A-E[Care and consideration for the sick,elderly and the disabled has always been part of Indian culture and tradition]
    In B-D replace ‘early’ by ‘earlier’


  3. Column 1 Column 2
    A. Today we are surrounded by advertisements or ads as we call them D. draw our attention to various products and describe them positively
    B. We watch these on television, listen to them on the radio, see them on the streets E. and on the internet , they often pop up when we go into various websites
    C. When we go to cinemas, we see advertisements before the film begin F. misleads more often than not


    1. C-E
    2. B-E
    3. C-D
    4. A-F
    5. None of these
    Answer – 5. None of these
    Explanation:
    In C-E, replace ‘begin’ with ‘begins’
    Rest of the options aren’t contextually viable


  4. Column 1 Column 2
    A. A weekly market is so called because it is held D. for the day and close them up in the evening
    B. Weekly markets do not have permanent shops, traders set up shops E. on specific day of the week
    C. There are thousand of hundreds of F. such markets in India


    1. A-E
    2. C-F
    3. B-D
    4. A-F
    5. None of these
    Answer – 3. B-D
    Explanation:
    B-D[Weekly markets do not have permanent shops, traders set up shops
    In A-E, put ‘a’ before specific for the day and close them up in the evening]
    In C-F, correct phrase- ‘hundreds of thousands’


  5. Column 1 Column 2
    A. There are many ways to assess a country’s role in the world. D. resources; whether economic,military or cultural are different
    B. Outcomes including economic exchanges, political decisions, E. has increased manifold because of the economic liberalisation and some exuberant leadership roles
    C. India’s standing at international forums F. many of them perceive India as a rising power


    1. B-D
    2. A-F
    3. C-E
    4. B-F
    5. None of these
    Answer – 3. C-E
    Explanation:
    Only C-E can be joined correctly[ India’s standing at international forums has increased manifold because of the economic liberalisation and some exuberant leadership roles.
    Rest of the options are out of context and hence cannot be joined.


  6. Column 1 Column 2
    A. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation was founded way back in 1985 D. debilities like poverty, low standard of living, enormous population and low economic growth
    B. The move not only  timely but was also much more required as the region of South Asia suffered from multiple E. the differences between two major member states i.e. India and Pakistan
    C. However, the situation of late, has not been much encouraging due to F. to usher in prosperity and growth in South Asia between member states.


    1. B-D
    2. A-F
    3. C-E
    4. C-F
    5. None of these
    Answer – 3. C-E
    Explanation:
    C-E[However, the situation of late, has not been much encouraging due to the differences between two major member states i.e. India and Pakistan]
    In A-F replace ‘between’ with ‘among”
    In B-D omit ‘more’ before required


  7. Column 1 Column 2
    A. As we know, the Indian constitution recognises the equality of all persons D. on equality is the recognition that all people are equal
    B. The dignity and self-respect of each person and their community E. affect poor and marginalised segments of the society
    C. The foundation of all movements for justice and the inspiration for all the poetry and songs F. can only be realised if they have adequate resources to support and nurturing their families


    1. C-F
    2. A-E
    3. B-F
    4. C-D
    5. None of these
    Answer – 4. C-D
    Explanation:
    C-D[The foundation of all movements for justice and the inspiration for all the poetry and songs on equality is the recognition that all people are equal]
    In B-F replace ‘nurturing by ‘nurture’
    Rest of the options cannot not in contect


  8. Column 1 Column 2
    A. The digital technology has immense value for governance D. digital literacy comes as a significant component before anything else
    B. But for people to avail the services digital E. for harness the benefit of ICT in the management of public affairs
    C. The government has initiated programmes like e-governance and Digital India F. as it brings speed,saves time and space, and improves transparency in delivery systems


    1. A-F
    2. B-D
    3. C-E
    4. B-F
    5. None of these
    Answer – 1. A-F
    Explanation:
    A-F[The digital technology has immense value for governance as it brings speed,saves time and space, and improves transparency in delivery systems]
    In B-D replace ’digital’ with ‘digitally’
    In C-E replace ‘for’ by ‘to’


  9. Column 1 Column 2
    A. In a democracy people expect the government D. health,education, employment, housing or the development of roads
    B. This could be through the provision of E. to work for their welfare
    C. If people do not get adequate food to eat or have to live in cramped conditions F. they will be prone from illness


    1. A-D
    2. C-F
    3. B-F
    4. A-E
    5. None of these
    Answer – 4. A-E
    Explanation:
    A-E[In a democracy people expect the government to work for their welfare]
    In C-F replace ‘from’ by ‘to’


  10. Column 1 Column 2
    A. The different technologies and resources D. take action on the basis of news stories that make for interesting content
    B. In a news studio, it is not only the newsreader which needs to be paid but E. that mass media uses are expensive
    C. A lot of money is spent on getting the latest technology F. also a number of other persons who help put the broadcast together


    1. A-F
    2. A-E
    3. B-D
    4. C-D
    5. None of these
    Answer – 5. None of these
    Explanation:
    In A-E ,replace ‘uses’ by ‘use’
    In B-D replace ‘which’ by ‘who’