ForumCLAT presents to you the second quiz for Target 2020 programme. You need to attempt 10 questions from English(fill in the blanks and parajumbles) in 100 seconds.
#1. Nobody believed Anm at first, but he _____________to be right.
#2. We can’t _______________making a decision. We have to decide now.
#3. The accident was my fault, so I had to pay for the damage_________the other car.
#4. I really object__________people smoking in my house.
#5. A contract may be________if the court finds there has been misinterpretation of the facts.
#6. i) The Supertag scanner could revolutionise the way people shop, virtually eradicating supermarket queues: ii) The face of retailing will change even more rapidly when the fibre optic networks being built by cable TV companies begin to be more widely used: iii) The scanner would have a double benefit for supermarkets -removing the bottleneck which causes finstration [o most customers and reducing the number of checkout staff; iv) An electrotic scanner which can read the entire contents of a supermarket trolley at a glance has just been developed. The best sequence is:
#7. i) Ofcourse, modern postal services now are much more sophisticated and faster, relying as they do on motor vehiclcs and planes tiv delivery. ii) Indeed, the ancient Egyptians had a system for sending letters from about 2000 BC, as did the Zhou dynasty in China a thousand years later. iii) Letters, were, and are, sent by some form of postal service, the history of which goes back a long way. iv) For centurics, the only form of written correspondence was the letter. The best sequence is:
#8. i) Converting money into several currencies in the course of one trip can also be quite expensive, given that banks and bureaux de change charge commission on the transaction. ii) Trying to work out the value of the various notes and coins can be quite a strain, particularly if you are visiting more than one country. iii) Travel can be very exciting, but it can also be rather complicated. iv) One of these complications is, undoubtedly, foreign currency. ‘File best sequence is:
#9. i) She was right about three-curiosity, freckles, and doubt-but wrong about love. ii) “Pour of the rings I’d be better without: Love curiosity, freckles, and doubt”. iii) Love is indispensable in life. iv) So wrote Dorothy Parker, the American writer. The best sequence is:
#10. i) This clearly indicates that the brains of men and women are organized differently in the way they process speech. ii) Difference in the way men and women process language is of specially interest to brain researchers. iii) However, women are more likely than men to suffer aphasia when the front part of the brain is damaged. iv) It has been known that aphasia-a kind of speech disorder- is more common in men than in women when the left side of the brain is damaged in accident or after a stroke. The best sequence is:
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