IBPS Clerk Prelims: English Day 4

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[flipclock] I. Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph then answer the following questions .

 A. In 7 out of the 8 elections in which pollsters underestimated the winner, there was a rise in the seat-to-vote ratio.
Which of the following would be the SECOND statement after rearrangement?
B. There could be two possible explanations why pollsters have not been able to perfectly project the magnitude of victory in case of decisive verdicts.
C. What happened probably was that many pollsters got the seats wrong despite correct vote shares because they had been unable to anticipate a change in the seat-vote ratio.
D. The first is that pollsters often tend to be conservative in their estimates and consciously refrain from making ‗bold‘ projections.
E. Even with a correct vote share estimate, most pollsters remain wary of predicting that a party is likely to get more than 90 per cent of seats in a keenly contested three-way contest.
F. The second explanation mainly revolves around an unconscious omission by pollsters.

  1. Which of the following would be the SECOND statement after rearrangement?
    (1) C
    (2) D
    (3) A
    (4) E
    (5) B
    Answer
    (2) D
  2. Which of the following would be the FIFTH statement after rearrangement?
    (1) C
    (2) D
    (3) A
    (4) E
    (5) B
    Answer
    (3) A
  3. Which of the following would be the FIRST statement after rearrangement?
    (1) A
    (2) D
    (3) F
    (4) B
    (5) E
    Answer
    (4) B
  4. Which of the following would be the THIRD statement after rearrangement?
    (1) A
    (2) C
    (3) E
    (4) D
    (5) B
    Answer
    (3) E
  5. Which of the following would be the FOURTH statement after rearrangement?
    (1) F
    (2) B
    (3) A
    (4) D
    (5) E
    Answer
    (1) F

II. Rearrange the following sentences in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph then answer the following questions .

A. These are demons that certainly need to be put to rest.
B. As Durga Puja festivities culminate in Vijay Dashami, these are times that call for introspection.
C. President Pranab Mukherjee recently said he hoped that society’s positive powers, as embodied by goddess Durga, would slay evil divisive forces or society’s asuras.
D. That said, this Vijay Dashami isn’t without victories showing that liberalism is also thriving in India.
E. Polarisation along religious lines and intolerance towards alternative viewpoints militates against the fabric of modern India.

  1. Which of the following would be the SECOND statement after rearrangement?
    (1) C
    (2) D
    (3) A
    (4) E
    (5) B
    Answer
    (1) C
  2. Which of the following would be the FIFTH statement after rearrangement?
    (1) C
    (2) D
    (3) A
    (4) E
    (5) B
    Answer
    (2) D
  3. Which of the following would be the FIRST statement after rearrangement?
    (1) A
    (2) D
    (3) B
    (4) C
    (5) E
    Answer
    (3) B
  4. Which of the following would be the THIRD statement after rearrangement?
    (1) A
    (2) C
    (3) E
    (4) D
    (5) B
    Answer
    (3) E
  5. Which of the following would be the FOURTH statement after rearrangement?
    (1) C
    (2) B
    (3) A
    (4) D
    (5) E
    Answer
    (3) A