Parajumbles & Error Spotting Quiz For SBI PO 2017

Published on Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Directions: 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. If there is no error. Mark (E) i.e. no error as the answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

1) (A) In his budget speech, finance minister Arun Jaitley had announced the government’s intent/(B) to easing foreign direct investment (FDI) rules further/(C) but had refrained from naming any sectors/(D) in the wake of assembly elections in five states./(E) No error.

2) (A) The All India Online Vendors Association (AIOVA), which reached in to its 2,100 members through e-mail on March 10(B) , asked sellers to provide details on payments pending/(C), stock pending in Snapdeal-Plus /(D)  which allows sellers to stock their products/No error 

3) (A) The move by Tamil Nadu arrives in the backdrop of small-scale protests /(B) and picketing by drivers of app-based aggregators/(C) Ola and Uber over a raft of grievances,/(D)  especially the dwindling of incentives./(E) No error 

4) (A) A minimum fare of Rs 100 for 4 km and 17 for every additional kilometre forms /(B) the core demand of drivers.Denying claims of widespread disgruntlement among drivers,/(C) sources from the management of app based aggregators/(D)  says driving for them is still a profitable enterprise/(E) No error 

5) (A) In India and in some other places too,(B)  every little pocket is looking in there own/(C) little immediate ecosystem and copying others within it /(D)  because that is the information set that they are accessing./(E) No error 

Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B),(C),(D),(E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answers the questions given below them
(A) ET spoke to ad makers working with these telecos on their marketing campaigns across media platforms. There seems to be a consensus that with Jio rolling out its tariffs, campaigning wars will only intensify.
(B) This would pressurise telcos at a time when revenues are falling and margins are thinning, but this is unavoidable, they said.
(C) Jio will have to promote its offers to get users to make it the primary SIM. Currently, most of its customers use it as a secondary operator, and for customers to shift loyalty, Jio will have to advertise heavily, experts said.
(D)  Jio is expected to raise its spending by 50% on year this fiscal in the firefight to swiftly build on the 100 million user base, especially in the crucial months immediately after it starts to charge for services from April 1.
(E) The telecom industry's pricing war is spreading to advertising, as top carriers Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular jacked up spending on promoting their latest price points and services to ring-fence users from jumping ship to Reliance Jio Infocomm.
(F) While the three incumbents have already increased ad spending by 10-15% each since Jio launched services early September, they are expected to further rev up expenses by at least 20% on year each this fiscal through March 2017, heads of advertising and marke ting agencies involved in planning telco strategies said

6).Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
a) F 
b) E 
c) D
d) A 
e) B 

7).Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement?
a) B 
b) A 
c) D 
d) F 
e) C

8).Which of the following sentences should be the SIXTH(LAST) after rearrangement?
a) E 
b) C 
c) F 
d) A 
e) B

9).Which of the following sentences should be the FOURTH after rearrangement?
a) C 
b) D 
c) A 
d) E 
e) B

10) Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
a) B 
b) A 
c) D 
d) E 


1) b)error: “easing” correct form: “ease”
2) a)error: “ in “ correct form: “ out “
Reach out is a phrasal verb meaning communicate with a person or a group of people, usually in order to help or involve them
Example: The new mayor is reaching out to the local community to involve them in his plans for the city.
3) No error
4) d) error: “says” correct : “ say”
5) b)error “there” correct:” their “
6) a) F
7) b) A
8) e) B
9) a) C
10) d) E

Explanation (6-10)
The first sentence will be “ E” , it introduces the paragraph about the telecom industry’s pricing war , also it has mentioned about three telecom operators ad expenses so the next sentence will be F . D mentions jio,s spending out of the two and how in future it is going to retain its customer base.A and B has certain link as jios plans will intensify and pressurize so A must be followed by B
So order must be  EFDCAB

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