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TopicsNo of QuestionsDifficulty
Fill in the Blanks4-5Moderate
Sentence Completion2-3Low
Sentence Ordering2-3Moderate
Passage Ordering2-3Low
Sentence Arrangements2-3Moderate
Reading Comprehension2-3Moderate
Error Identification3-4Low
Error Correction2-3Low
Best Expresses Synonyms1-2Moderate
Spellings 4-5Moderate
Synonyms1-2Low
Word Selection1-2Moderate

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Practice Questions for the Exam

Ques. 1 Choose the most appropriate synonym for the underline word.

The committee condemned the suspended players.

  1. Criticized
  2. Sentenced
  3. Surprised
  4. Praised

Sol: condemned to say somebody has done something wrong i,e,to criticized.

Ques. 2 The museum will be closed until ___________ notice.

Which word is suited to fill in the blank.

  1. Further
  2. Near
  3. Nearest
  4. Father

Sol : Closed until further notice

Ques. 3 Two Nigerian scientists have found that jatropha, a semi-green poisonous shrub, can be used as a very effective pain killer.

Options:

P: As such, doctors advise patients to use pain killer with care and us minimally as possible.

Q: Scientists have therefore lately turned to nature to explore traditional medicines for a drug with minimal side effect.

R: These can be anything from lethargy and constipation to dysfunctions of the liver or kidney.

  1. Qp
  2. PQ
  3. QR
  4. RQ

Sol: the two sentences are these can be anything from lethargy and constipation to dysfunction of the liver or the kidney.scientist have therefore turned to nature explore traditionally take the drug with minimal side effects.

Paragraph(Questions 3 – 8): Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:-

The junk and snack food industry washed its hands of any responsibility for rising obesity among children and adults yesterday. rejecting calls for tobacco-style health warning or a ban on advertising food to youngsters. Giving evidence to a committee of MPs, four of the most powerful food industry figures blamed uninformed parents, low fat yoghurts, fish and chip shops and Indian restaurants for obesity.

Offering “super-sized” McDonald”s meals requiring children to eat 173 packets of Walkers crisps to earn a school book and promoting king-size dairy milk bars to sedentary motorists were all about select committee.

Andrew Cosslett, managing director of Cadbury Schweppes in Europe, said health warning detailing how much exercise was needed to burn off a meal were unnecessary and could be damaging.

David Hinchcliffe, the committee chairman said a Mcdonald”s cheeseburger with fries and a milkshake, for example, would equate to nine-mile walk.

Mr Cosslett retorted: “ I think health warning are a dangerous thing and while we understand the problem. I don”t think a curly wurly is dangerous, ”The executives from McDonald”s. Schweppes, PepsiCo and Kellogg”s said the nutritional and calorific content of their product was well-known, but it was food items that were not in precise portion sizes and were sold without calorie information that the real obesity threat.

Ques. 3 What issue is being debated in the passage?

  1. The calorie content in junk food
  2. The rise of obesity in children and adults
  3. Junk food and children
  4. The responsibility of junk food for rising obesity.

Sol: the passage is about junk food and how it causes obesity.

Ques. 5 Which would be the best title for the passage.

  1. Ban the junk food, say critics
  2. Junk food industry accepts full responsibility for rising obesity
  3. Portion awareness, not the junk food is the problem, say food giants.
  4. Junk food is healthy say food giants

Sol: The passage is about having an awareness of how much we eat, the portions that eateries offer us.

Ques. 6 As per the food industry representative, what was the purpose behind offering super-sized meals and king-sized chocolate bars?

  1. Attracting overseas customers
  2. Promoting healthy living
  3. Encouraging children to continue education
  4. Providing more choice to public

Sol: super/king sized are ways of giving more choices to consumers.

Ques. 7  What does “sedentary” mean?

  1. Doing no work
  2. Driving rather slowly
  3. Idling away time
  4. Spending most of the time seated

Sol: sedentary means being motionless, lazy, inactive, spending most of the time seated.

Ques. 8 The health warning that Andrew Cosslett is talking about are :

  1. The amount of exercise to burn the calories
  2. The effects on children”s health
  3. The calorie content of the product
  4. The nutritional value of the product

Sol: Andrew Cosslett is concerned about burning calories through exercise.

Ques. 9 My friend is ________________ a hard time.Her mother is sick and she herself is jobless?

  1. Going into
  2. Going through
  3. Going for
  4. Going with

Sol: to go through is to experience

Ques. 10 One part of the sentence below may contain an error. identify the part. If there is  no error, “No error”

Kiran and his friend/are quite tired/by each other

  1. No error
  2. Are quite tired
  3. Kiran and his friend
  4. By each other

Sol: tired of is the standard expression.

Ques. 11 One part of the sentence below may contain an error. identify the part. If there is  no error, “No error”

Suma told to me/she would answer/all the calls thereafter

  1. No error
  2. All the calls thereafter
  3. Suma told to me
  4.  She would answer

Sol: told as a transitive verb does not take to with (after it)

Ques 12: Arrange the following parts to make a meaningful sentence:

S: are never stated

P: that universal truths

Q: in the past tense

R: the teacher said

  1. QPSR
  2. RQSP
  3. RPSQ
  4. SQRP

Sol: The sentence derived by arranging the parts is: the teacher said that universal truth are never stated in the past tense.

Ques. 13  ___________ you start at once,you will be late for the movie.

  1. Whether
  2. Suppose
  3. If
  4. Unless

Sol: unless a piece of actions is carried out now,the predicted consequence is bound to happen.

Ques. 14:- “see for yourself what a mess you have ____________ in the living room,” the mother scolded her kids”.

  1.  Creation
  2.  Created
  3.  Create
  4.  Creating

Sol: they have demanded a past participle to complete the verb phrase.

Ques. 15 Choose the option that expresses the meaning of the underlined word in the given sentence.

“Do you have the will to fight this system?” my father asked me, when I was agitated on looking at the conditions of the roads.

  1. Disturbed
  2. Satisfied
  3. Nervous
  4. Afraid

Sol: to be agitated is to to be disturbed

Ques. 16 The researchers distributed ___________ to the college students.

  1. Questiaire
  2. Questionnaire
  3. Questionnaier
  4. Questionair

Sol: you distribute a questionnaire as part of a research or a study.

Ques. 17  “Can we go through this _________ one last time before we send it to the clients?” I asked my team.

  1. Propose
  2. Purpose
  3. Property
  4. Proposal

Sol: the proposal is the right word here.

Ques. 18: I am of the opinion that you must apologise _______for your misconnect.

  1. Heartily
  2. Impressively
  3. Suspiciously
  4. Politely

Sol: Politely is the only right options

Ques. 19:  One part of the sentence below may contain an error. identify the part. if there is any error, choose “No error”.

We invited a MP/to be hief guest/at the inaugural functions.

  1. At the inaugural function
  2. We invited a MP
  3. No error
  4. To be chief guest

Ques. 20  In the following sentences, four words/phrases have been underlined. One of them is incorrect.C hoose the incorrect word/phrase from the given options.

The Law Minister is of the opinion that those who does not respect woman must be dealt with sternly.

  1. Must
  2. Sternly
  3. Of the opinion
  4. Does not

Sol: those who_ require a plural verb, so those who does not respect woman.

Ques. 21 Choose the best synonym of the given word.

Fathom

  1. Comprehend
  2. Trust
  3. Endure
  4. Respect

Sol: To fathom is to gauge or comprehend

Ques. 22  Make the meaningful sentences from the following:

O: you see with

Q: you dream with

N: the eyes but what

P: vision is not what

M: the mind

  1. PONQM
  2. ONPMQ
  3. MNQOP
  4. NPOQM

Sol: the words/phrase rearranged would be as follows: vision is not what you see with the eyes but you dream with the mind.

Ques. 23 Choose the most appropriate options to fill in the blanks.

He ____________ to save the situation but he did not get any support from rest of the staff.

  1. Try
  2. Tried
  3. Is trying
  4. tries

Sol: use of simple past tence

Ques. 24:-  For the four sentences (S1—S4) paragraph below, sentences S1 and S4 are given.From the options P,Q and R, choose appropriate sentences for S2 and S3 respectively.

S1: Can we imagine carrying object that are ten times heavier that our own body weight?

S2: _________

S3: ___________

S4: This is because of their small body size, it enables them to use fewer muscles to carry own body and more to carry bigger loads.

  1. PR
  2. RQ
  3. QR
  4. RP

Ques. 25 Life is  an _________ of joy and sorrow.

  1. Alternation
  2. Admission
  3. Alteration
  4. altercation

Sol: Life is an ALTERNATION of joy and sorrow.

Ques. 26 Choose the correct conjunction to complete the sentence.

She was not eligible for a subsidized pass ________ she was a full-time student.

  1. Unless
  2. Although
  3. Therefore
  4. Provided

Sol: use of conjunctions “although” to denote contras.

Ques. 27 One part of the sentence  may contain an error. Identify the part .if there is no error, choose “No error”.

I don”t know why/is she talking/so loudly in class.

  1. Is she talking
  2. I don”t know why
  3. So loudly in a class
  4. No error

Sol: is taking employee as wrong inverted word order, the

Ques. 28 I ___________ very hard to get into a good business school but have not been successful so far.

  1. have been tried
  2. try
  3. had trying
  4. have been trying

Sol: have been trying is the right options here, have not been successfull demands and goven choice.

Ques. 29 Rearranging  the given sentences in the most appropriate sequence to form a meaningful paragraph.

P – isn”t it unhealthy to allow the past to choke our future?

W – Most of the news reports are unpleasant compared to the past.

M – Hence, we need to move ahead and leave the past behind.

S – This gives room for nostalgia and we sit back over past glories.

  1. MWPS
  2. MPWS
  3. SWMP
  4. WSPM

Ques. 30 Any doubt as ______ the interpretations of law should be cleared then and there.

  1. To
  2. About
  3. For
  4. regarding

the correct option is AS To.

Set 2

Ques. 1 Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

Before we had gone very far, we realized that we ________ a wrong turn.

    1. Have taken
    2. Are taking
    3. Had taken
    4. Took

Answer:- use of past perfect tense to refer to the earlier of two action.

Ques. 2 The soft-hearted lady cannot ________the sight of other people’s suffering.

  1.  Bear
  2. Accept
  3. Outstand
  4. Withstand

Answer:- cannot bear [tolerate] is the right option.

Ques. 3 Before leaving for kochi, dravya was living a life of _________.

    1. Plenty
    2. Boredom
    3. Frustration
    4. Hardships

Answer:- Before leaving for kochi, dravya was living a life of plenty (the other options are incorrect in the light of the information.

Ques. 4 Dravya was given some money, which he could use only_______.

      1.  To pay for his meals
      2.  To buy a new mobile phone
      3.  For one mouth in kochi
      4. When he was in extreme hardship

Answer:-Dravya was given some money, which he could use only when he was in extreme hardship. [The other options are false]

Ques. 5 Kochi was chosen for the experience because in kochidravys______.

  1. Had no acquaintances
  2. Knew many people
  3. Had his father’s friends
  4. Could get a job easily

Answer:-  Kochi was chosen as dravya had no acquaintance there [ and he didn’t know Malayalam and not all people there did not speak hindi] The other reasons were are false or not tenable.

Ques. 6 Father believed that_________.

  1. His son was pampered and spoilt
  2. His son should take up a job
  3. Experience is the best teacher
  4. Universities don’t teach anything

Answer:- father believed that experience is the best teacher [ he did not pamper his son; nor did he distrust university education; or, he didn’t want ‘his son to take up a job’.]

In the passage the word ‘incognito’ means ______.

  1. Disguise
  2. Incapable
  3. Forcibly
  4. Alone

Answers:- ICOGNITO means not recognizable, possibly someone is in disguise.

Ques. 8 Which part of the sentence has errors?

Every teacher / wants their / students / to achieve success.

  1. A
  2. D
  3. C
  4. B

Answer:- with ‘every’ singular pronoun is to be used. It should be ‘his’ or ‘her’ in place of their.

Ques. 9 Spot the error in the following sentence:

Either(P) Raja or Peter(Q) have to(R) do the job(S).

  1. P
  2. Q
  3. R
  4. S

Answer:- since ‘either …..or’ is used with singular nouns here, it has to be ‘HAS TO DO THE JOB’

Ques. 10 The children ran to their mother and asked her whether she_______ them some popcorns.

  1. Would buy
  2. Will buy
  3. Buys
  4. Has bought

Answer:- the correct option is would buy which with its connotations of uncertainty is the right option.

Ques. 11 Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

My son is weak in English _____ he is very good in mathematics.

  1. Because
  2. But
  3. Despite
  4. Therefore
  1.  

Answer:- use of ‘but’ to express contrast

Ques. 12 Make a meaningful sentence from the following

O: hatred but

K: the opposite

T: indifference

G: of love

Q: is not

  1. TQGOK
  2. OQKTG
  3. KGQOT
  4. GKOQT

Answer:- the meaningful sentence that can come out of these parts is: The opposite of love is not hatred but indifference.

Ques. 13 Life is an _______of joy and sorrow.

  1. Altercation
  2. Admission
  3. Alteration
  4. alternation

Answer:- life is an ALTERNATION of joy and sorrow.

Ques. 14 Rearrange the word / phrases to make a meaningful sentence:

In ancient times / sandal and turmeric / blemish-free skin / for a / was used / a paste of / by

         A                                 B                                   C     D               E                  F          

Women.

     G

  1. A/G/E/F/B/D/C
  2. F/B/E/G/A/D/C
  3. B/E/G/F/B/D/C
  4. A/E/G/F/B/D/C

Answer:-  a paste has to be identified as the subject. ‘sandal and turmeric’ is the object of ‘of’; the predicate begins with ‘was used’ and it is followed by ‘when’ and ‘for what’

Ques. 15 Choose the correct synonym for the given word.

LAVISH

  1. Free
  2. Huge
  3. Elegant
  4. Expensive

Answer:- Lavish means ‘expensive’

Ques. 16 One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is no error ‘No error’.

The trousers / I bought recently / is very expensive.

  1. Is very expensive
  2. Is bought recently
  3. No error
  4. The trousers

Answer:- trousers carry a plural verb ‘is’ is the wrong verb here.

Ques. 17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Many workers from the factory were______ during the recession.

  1. Put off
  2. Cut off
  3. Laid off
  4. Backed off

Answer:- to lay off is to dismiss

Ques. 18 The events manager is very experienced. He handles the arrangements for the meeting quite _________.

  1. Deftly
  2. Sloppily
  3. Poorly
  4. Cleverly

Answer:- skilfully/ Adroitly or its synonym DEFTLY is the appropriate word to fill in the blanks in the sentence.

Ques. 19 Prosperity gains friends, but ______tests them.

What word which is the antonym of the underlined word will complete the statement?

  1. Adversity
  2. Generosity
  3. Diversity
  4. Curiosity

Answer:-from the reading of the passage it can be inferred that the boys were from different backgrounds. One lived in a camp under the supervision of soldiers and was hungry most of the time. The other lived outside the fence and could give food to the other boy.

Ques. 20 In the following question, A and F are the first and the last sentences of a passage. The rest of the sentences namely B. C. D and E are jumbled. Choose the correct order of these sentences from the given options.

  1. At a time when several parts of the country are facing drought, the dry and arid region of Jaisalmer has doubled its annual crop production.
  2. Areas that benefit the most are Mohangarh and Ramgarh, where damages due to extreme weather were also minimum.
  3. The Canal is one of the longest starting from Punjab and terminating in the Thar Desert.
  4. It is all due to a continuous flow of water through the Indira Gandhi Canal.
  5. Jaisalmer’s crops this yea’ are worth 300 crore, up from 150 crore last year.
  6. Crops have started arriving in mandis and Mohangarh Mandi has the maximum buzz
  1. EDCB
  2.  DECB
  3. EDBC
  4. DCBE

Answer:-The correct order of the sentence is Subject-predicate

Ques. 21 Choose the synonym of the given word

Abandon

  1. Patronize
  2. Help
  3. Discover
  4. Forsake

Answer: – to ABANDON[verb] is to FORESAKE

Ques. 22 The minister wanted to go ______ the speech once more before leaving.

  1. Over
  2. About
  3. Around
  4. Into

Answer:- to go over is to revise

Ques. 23 ________Sheela, everyone in the family went on the trip to Ladakh.

  1. Include
  2. Accept
  3. Exceed
  4. Except

Answer:-Except. in the sense of excluding. is the right option

Ques. 24 Choose the best SYNONYM of the given word.

Fathom

  1. Comprehend
  2. Respect
  3. Trust
  4. Endure

Answer:-To fathom is to gauge or comprehend

Ques. 25 In the following item, the sentences B to E are in jumbled order. Choose the correct order in which they should be placed.

  1. Dr. Christian Barnard was the world’s first South African heart surgeon.
  2. But with the transplant a new medical era started.
  3. His first patient survived only a few days.
  4. He performed a human to human heart transplant on 3 Dec. 1967.
  5. He believed that a good doctor should give promise of life to his patients.
  6. Therefore, when other surgeons gave up he persisted in carrying on.
  1. DEBC
  2. EBCD
  3. EDCB
  4. DCBE

Answer:-The reordered sentences would go as follows: He performed a human to human heart transplant on 3 Dec. 1967. His first patient survived only a few days. But with the transplant a new medical era started. He believed that a good doctor should give promise of life to his patients.

Ques. 26 Which of the following words can be used to fill the blank?

Tourists are _______ to enter beyond this point.

  1. Refused
  2. Cleared
  3. Forbidden
  4. Prosecuted

Answer:-forbidden is the only right option; the others would render the sentence ungrammatical.

Ques. 27 In the following sentence four words/phrases have been underlined. One of them is incorrect. Choose the incorrect word/phrase from the given options.

By the time I realisedthat I had taken the wrong route it was to late.

  1. By the time
  2. That
  3. To
  4. the Wrong route

Answer:-The last phrase should be TOO LATE and not to late as given

Ques. 28 One part of the sentence below may contain an error. Identify the part. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.

Sara prefers singing / to dancing / at birthday parties.

  1. Sara prefers singing
  2. No error
  3. to dancing
  4. at birthday parties

Answer:-The sentence contains no error

Ques. 29 Choose the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks.

Science has not been able to ascertain _______ there are living beings like us on other planets.

  1. Since
  2. Whether
  3. How
  4. As

Answer:-Use of conjunction ‘whether to denote possibility

Ques. 30 Arrange the following phrases in sequence to form a meaningful sentence.

R : such a dilemma is that

T : to step in to resolve

K : the reason why

J : we expect somebody

P: we are in

  1. TKPRJ
  2. JKTPR
  3. RPJTK
  4. KPRJT

Answer:-The reason why we are in such a dilemma is that we expect somebody to step in to resolve — This is the sentence that will be the outcome when the phrases are reordered

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