Irrelevant Statement English Quiz From The Hindu: Part 2

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). However, the committee has fixed responsibility for certain procedural lapses on the District Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer.
(B). The Election Commission inquiry committee, which probed the allegations of one VVPAT dispensing only slips of BJP symbol, has concluded that the machine is functioning accurately.
(C). This is the second time the Supreme Court is insisting on the implementation of VVPAT in EVMs. In 2013, the apex court, on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, had directed the Election Commission to introduce the paper trail in EVMs in a phased manner for the general elections in 2014.

(D). The EC committee has, therefore, prescribed a check-list for handling the operations of voting machines or VVPAT, which should be mandatorily adhered to by the electoral authorities. The entire process will be monitored online, it has been suggested
(E). The EC had earlier said the VVPAT in question had been kept in reserve for the UP polls and there, it was tested for possible use. Before going through the same procedure in Bhind, the data fed into it during the previous round of tests had not been removed and this caused the confusion.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E

Question 2.

(A). Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama arrived here on Friday along with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu amid protests by China.
(B). He covered 140 km from Dirang in West Kameng district accompanied by Mr. Khandu, with a 30 km stretch of the route at Sela being partly snow covered and having turned muddy and slippery due to the melting snow.
(C). The exiled Tibetan leader, who was to reach Tawang by chopper on April 4, travelled over 550 km on the road from Guwahati due to bad weather.
(D). State police and paramilitary personnel are keeping vigil between Dirang and Tawang, particularly at Sela (13,700 feet).
(E). The India-China border dispute covers the 3,488 km long Line of Actual Control (LAC). While China claims Arunachal Pradesh as Southern Tibet, India asserts that the dispute covered Aksai Chin area which was occupied by China during the 1962 war.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E

Question 3.

(A). The All-India Synchronised Asian Elephant Population Estimation, will be carried out simultaneously in the southern States from May 16 to 19, and earlier in eastern States, after a five-year gap.
(B). The exercise involves estimating the elephant numbers through various methods - including direct sample block counts and indirect or line transect dung counts - and the data is used to arrive at a reliable estimate of the actual population range.
(C). Elephants are the largest land mammals living on the Earth today. They have no natural predators—other than man—and can live between 50 and 70 years. They need a large range of area in which to live, forage, travel, breed, and raise families, and the climates of Africa and Asia are perfect for these activities.
(D). In the previous counting exercise in 2012, the estimated population of wild elephants reported by the Environment Ministry was between 29,391 and 30,711, compared to 27,657 and 27,682 in 2007, the data range indicating the lower and upper bounds.
(E). The protocols have been designed and approved by the Project Elephant Directorate of the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E


Question 4.

(A). Over 2,300 real estate projects were being developed at the end of December 2016 and out of that 826 housing and 60 commercial projects were facing significant delays, according to a study by industry body Assocham.
(B). Newly-elected President of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Sunil Kanoria has expressed confidence that India’s economy can manage a growth rate of 8 per cent.
(C). The maximum delay has been witnessed in Punjab at 48 months, followed by Telangana (45 months), West Bengal (44 months), Odisha (44 months) and Haryana (44 months).
(D). On an average construction and real estate projects have been delayed by 39 months. Public sector projects are delayed by 39.03 months and private sector by 39.63 months.
(E). Assocham said the Centre and state governments must introduce a single-window system to approve real estate projects.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E


Question 5.

(A). India's first human DNA bank was established in Lucknow which is located Biotech Park campus at Kursi Road.
(B). North India is all set to get its first DNA bank for wildlife.
(C). It is expected to help in research and also in bringing down poaching.
(D). Scientists at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly are in the process of collecting DNA samples of all wild animals to set up the bank.
(E). At present, the Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) in Hyderabad is the only such facility in the country.
(i) A
(ii) B
(iii) C
(iv) D
(v) E

Solutions:

Question 1.

Answer Key: (iii) C
Option (iii) C is on a petition filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in Supreme Court on VVPAT while all other statements are focused on the Election Commission inquiry committee which probed the allegations on wrong working of VVPAT.

Question 2.

Answer Key: (v) E
Option (v) E is about the India-China border dispute over Line of Actual Control (LAC). And all other statements are about the recent travel of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh.

Question 3.

Answer Key: (iii) C
Option (iii) C is explaining the normal lifestyle and lifespan of the Elephants around the world while all other statements are focused on the Elephant Population Estimation to be carried out by the Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Question 4.

Answer Key: (ii) B
In Option (ii) B President Sunil Kanoria is predicting Indian Economy growth rate while all other statements are about the delay witnessed in real estate projects in India by ASSOCHAM, in its study.

Question 5.

Answer Key: (i) A
Option (i) A is on the establishment of first human DNA bank in Lucknow while all other statements are focused on the the first DNA bank for wildlife to be established in near future.
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