(Paper) Dena Bank Clerk Exam Solved Paper General English - 2009 - [Part - 2]

Dena Bank Clerk Exam Solved Paper General English - 2009

21. Which of the following will be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) (2)
(B) (3)
(C) (4)
(D) (5)
(E) (6)

22. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) (1)
(B) (2)
(C) (3)
(D) (4)
(E) (5)

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

24. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) (2)
(B) (3)
(C) (4)
(D) (5)
(E) (6)

25. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement ?
(A) (1)
(B) (2)
(C) (3)
(D) (5)
(E) (6)

Directions—(Q. 26–30) Which of the phrases (A), (B) (C) and (D) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and No Correction is Required, mark (E) as the answer.

26. During the meeting he discussed each of the suggestions and how they are could be implemented.
(A) that they are
(B) why they could
(C) how it could
(D) when there can
(E) No Correction Required

27. When he finished his studies, there was a lot of pressure by him joining our family business.
(A) on him joining
(B) in his joining
(C) on him to join
(D) joining
(E) No Correction Required

28. It is disappointment that the majority of farmers who took loans last year have failed to repay them.
(A) is disappointment in
(B) is disappointing that
(C) is to disappoint
(D) has disappointed to
(E) No Correction Required

29. When I studied engineering thirty years ago, there was less as ten female students in my class.
(A) were smaller than
(B) was little as
(C) was lower than
(D) were less than
(E) No Correction Required

30. Once the manager approves the plans, it was easy convinced the rest of the team.
(A) was easily convinced
(B) will be easy to convince
(C) has easily convinced
(D) being easy to convince
(E) No Correction Required

Directions—(Q. 31–40) 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. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (E) i.e. ‘No Error’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

31. It is sad that in (A) / our country education is (B) / available only to those (C) / whom can afford it. (D) No Error (E)

32. I was determined (A) / to learn everything (B) / I could from the people (C) / off the village. (D) No Error (E)

33. During the holidays (A) / I am often worked (B) / in my uncle’s shop to (C) / earn some pocket money. (D) No Error (E)

34. Most banks did not taken (A) / her plan to set up (B) / a factory in (C) / the area seriously. (D) No Error (E)

35. Every year we have (A) / a function where (B) / the children of our staff (C) / is awarded scholarships. (D) No Error (E)

36. Many of the funds (A) / I needed to buy (B) / my own house were (C) / given by my father. (D) No Error (E)

37. Since he was from (A) / the district and able to (B) / speak the language locally, (C) / they trusted him. (D) No Error (E)

38. Every month he would (A) / meet the employees to (B) / discuss their problems (C) / and answer their questions. (D) No Error (E)

39. I had to work full time (A) / so I could not devote (B) / as much time as (C) / I wanted to playing cricket. (D) No Error (E)

40. He did not even (A) / have no property (B) / to sell to (C) / cover his losses. (D) No Error (E)

Directions—(Q. 41–50) In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers 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.

I was born and …(41)… up in a village by my grandparents. We had two granaries to …(42)… the rice that
we grew. …(43)… the better quality ‘white’ rice was kept in the granary in the front of the house, the …(44)… quality ‘red’ rice was kept in the granary at the back. We never had …(45)… money in the house, so those who came to ask for alms were given rice. My grandmother would send me to the front granary to bring rice for them, but when she cooked for …(46)… of us she would use the red rice. I was …(47)… by her behaviour.

One day, I asked her why she did this ? She …(48)… and said something I will never forget. “…(49)… whenever you give something to somebody, give the best in you, never the second best.” …(50)… director of a foundation, if I help people today, it is because of this lesson she taught me.

41. (A) raised
(B) adopted
(C) grown
(D) brought
(E) grew

42. (A) pick
(B) save
(C) supply
(D) cultivate
(E) store

43. (A) Instead
(B) While
(C) Yet
(D) Therefore
(E) For

44. (A) less
(B) worse
(C) defective
(D) inferior
(E) best

45. (A) plenty
(B) vast
(C) lots
(D) sufficiently
(E) much

46. (A) all
(B) remaining
(C) gathering
(D) none
(E) those

47. (A) puzzled
(B) confusing
(C) worrying
(D) frightened
(E) angry

48. (A) pleased
(B) shouted
(C) smiled
(D) advised
(E) hugged

49. (A) remember
(B) pray
(C) memorise
(D) think
(E) appeal

50. (A) when
(B) since
(C) only
(D) perhaps
(E) as

Answers with Explanations
1. (E) 2. (D) 3. (E) 4. (C) 5. (C) 6. (D) 7. (D) 8. (B) 9. (B) 10. (B)
11. (B) 12. (E) 13. (E) 14. (D) 15. (B) 16. (D) Change ‘ideals’ to ‘ideas’.
17. (B) Change ‘clearly’ to ‘clear’.
18. (E)
19. (C) Change ‘anual’ to ‘annual’.
20. (D) Change ‘studying’ to ‘study’.
21. (E) 22. (D) 23. (C) 24. (A) 25. (D)
26. (C) Change ‘how they are could ‘to’ how it ‘could’.
27. (C) Change ‘by him joining’ to ‘on him to join’.
28. (B) Change ‘is disappointment that’ to ‘is disappointing that’.
29. (D) Change ‘was less as’ to ‘were less then’
30. (B) Change ‘was easy convinced’ to ‘will be easy to convince’.
31. (D) Change ‘whom’ to ‘who’
32. (D) Change ‘off’ to ‘of’.
33. (B) Change ‘am often worked’ to ‘often work’.
34. (A) Change ‘did not taken’ to ‘did not take’.
35. (D) Change ‘is’ to ‘are’.
36. (A) Change ‘Many’ to ‘Most’.
37. (C) Change ‘the language locally’ to ‘the local language’.
38. (E)
39. (D) Change ‘playing’ to ‘to play’.
40. (A) Delete ‘did not’ It is redundant.
41. (D) 42. (E) 43. (B) 44. (D) 45. (E) 46. (A) 47. (A) 48. (C) 49. (A) 50. (E)

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