RRB NTPC SAMPLE PAPER - GENERAL ENGLISH - 69
Directions: Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E
and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the
questions given below them.
A. The hall was filled with children, teachers, students,
family members and those who were close to him.
B. Normally, such ceremonies are attended by important people like
industrialists, politicians and VIPs.
C. What I saw when I stepped into the hall amazed me.
D. I went home with the feeling that it was a most unusual oath taking ceremony
with only those who were ‘important’ to him present.
E. When he was elected President, he invited me to the swearing in ceremony in
the Central Hall of Parliament.
F. However, in this case everyone who attended the ceremony seemed to know him
1. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after
2. Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence
Directions: 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.
When we 73 started thirty years ago in 1977, we did not know
anything about how to run a bank for the poor. We therefore looked at how others
ran their operations and 74 from their mistakes. In Bangladesh, conventional
banks and credit co-operatives always 75 lump sum repayments. This created 76
problems because repaying in a lump sum was a mental hurdle for borrowers. They
tended to delay repayment and get further into debt in the 77. In the end they
usually 78 totally on the loan, which was a loss to the bank. In structuring our
own loans, I decided to ask for a daily payment. Monitoring repayment was 79 and
it filled people with 80 that they could repay their loans.
3. (a) firstly
4. (a) copied
5. (a) asked
1.(b) 2. (d) 3. (d) 4. (c) 5. (c)