Irrelevant Statement English Quiz From The Hindu

Direction (1-5): The following questions have five sentences(A-E) as options. You have to find one sentence which does not relate to the central theme made by remaining four sentences.

Question 1.

(A). The Ministry translated his Arabic chant as, “Grant us help against the Jews and the Christians.”
(B). Singapore on Monday announced the repatriation of an Imam belonging to Tamil Nadu for making a “divisive speech”.
(C). Recently, France sent its army in Afghanistan for the security of Jews and Christians.
(D). Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel Abdul Malik (46), the Chief Imam of Chinatown’s Jamae Chulia mosque, on Monday pleaded guilty in a court and paid a fine of 4,000 Singapore dollars (around Rs. 1.8 lakh)

(E). In a statement, the Home Affairs Ministry of the city-state said Mr. Malik made the controversial speech during Friday prayers on January 6, 2017.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E


Question 2.

(A). Kolkata Knight Riders have always been one of those teams that you root for irrespective of how they're performing.
(B). KKR just somehow seem to miss the cut or fall short, as they did last year.
(C). For the kind of T20 specialists — big-hitters and canny spinners — Kolkata Knight Riders have always managed to pack their ranks with, you'd think they would have won the IPL more than just twice.
(D). The BCCI has decided to invite bids for two new teams to replace Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) for IPL seasons 9 and 10, the final two years of the first 10-year tranche of the T20 tournament.
(E). And this year, KKR will have to contend with the loss of two of their major contributors — former bowling coach Wasim Akram is off the team roster with personal commitments, and mainstay swashbuckling all-rounder Andre Russell is off serving a doping ban.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E


Question 3.

(A). The BJP is not allowing any grass to grow under its feet when it comes to the Lok Sabha elections due in 2019.
(B). The Election Commission of India has written to the Centre seeking an amendment to the Representation of the People Act to confer specific powers on the election watchdog to postpone or countermand polls based on evidence that money power was used to influence voters.
(C).The party has drawn up elaborate plans for senior members of the government and the party to travel, hold programmes and stay overnight in Lok Sabha constituencies across the country,
(D). According to party general secretary Bhupendra Yadav, the programme is to take place between April 6 (the party’s foundation day) and 14 (birth anniversary of Constitution framer B.R. Ambedkar).
(E). With senior Ministers deputed to do so in 113 specially selected seats where the party lost in 2014 but fancies its chances in the next polls.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E


Question 4.

(A). Born on April 10, 1932, Amonkar was recognised as one of the foremost singers in the Hindustani tradition and as an innovative exponent of the Jaipur gharana.
(B). Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passed away here late on Monday after a brief illness. She was 84.
(C). While learning the finer points and techniques of the Jaipur gharana from her mother, Amonkar also developed her own personal style.
(D). Amonkar’s mother was the well-known vocalist Mogubai Kurdikar, who trained under Alladiya Khan Saheb, the doyen of the Jaipur gharana.
(E). It was intense brainstorming spread over two days over the role media can and should play to promote Indian classical music.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E


Question 5.

(A). The CBI is repeatedly charged with acting at the government's behest. Parliamentary oversight would be a good starting point towards giving the agency meaningful autonomy
(B). The CBI informed the Supreme Court on Monday that it was investigating various aspects of the Aircel-Maxis deal case.
(C). Including allegations that former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had ignored FIPB regulations by clearing the foreign investment proposal in the deal in 2006 without first having it vetted by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, headed by the Prime Minister.
(D). The CBI’s submission came when Subramanian Swamy, Rajya Sabha member of the BJP, submitted that he had received a communication from the agency that the case was being investigated from “all angles”,
(E). The Bench gave the CBI three weeks to submit a status report by the next hearing on May 2. The court took on record a report filed by the Enforcement Directorate in a sealed cover.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E

Solutions:

Question 1.

Answer Key: (C)
Option (C) is on Movement of French Armed Forces for the security of Jews and Christian while all other statements are focused on the case against Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel Abdul Malik for giving 'divisive speech'.

Question 2.

Answer Key: (D)
Option (D) is on BCCI decision of inviting bids for new teams in IPL while all other statements are about Kolkata Knight Riders' team performance and their team players.

Question 3. 

Answer Key: (B)
Option (B) is about Election Commission's future expectations from the government regarding RPA Act and all other statements are explaining BJP's strategy of winning 2019 election.

Question 4. 

Answer Key: (E)
Option (E) is about the role of media in promoting the Indian Classical Music while other statements are about the death of Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar.

Question 5. 

Answer Key: (A)
Option (A) is about the charges against CBI for not working properly while all other statements are about the investigation of CBI in Aircel-Maxis deal case.

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