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Instruction:

  • Total number of questions : 20.
  • Time alloted : 30 minutes.
  • Each question carry 1 mark, no negative marks.
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Direction (for Q.No. 1):

In each question, an incomplete statement (Stem) followed by fillers is given. Pick out the best one which can complete incomplete stem correctly and meaningfully.

1.

She never visits any zoo because she is strong opponent of the idea of ......

A.
setting the animals free into forest
B.
feeding the animals while others are watching
C.
watching the animals in their natural abode
D.
going out of the house on a holiday
E.
holding the animals in captivity for our joy

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option E

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 2 - 6):

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. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

2.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
He says that
B.
his car does
C.
eight kilometers in a litre
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

'eight kilometres per litre'

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3.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Since it was his first election campaign, the candidate was confused;
B.
none could clearly understand
C.
either the principles he stood for or the benefits he promised.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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4.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
To facilitate exports and improve sales in the domestic market
B.
some of the improvised fabrics and garments fabricated out from them
C.
are displayed in the main pavilion.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

some of the improvised fabrics and garments made from them

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5.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
He couldn't but help
B.
shedding tears at the plight of the villagers
C.
rendered homeless by a devastating cyclone.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

He couldn't help

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6.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Many health-conscious people
B.
prefer margarine
C.
than butter.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

to butter

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Direction (for Q.No. 7):

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. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'E'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

7.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
In order to save petrol,
B.
motorists must have to
C.
be very cautious
D.
while driving along the highways.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Motorists have to

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 8 - 11):

Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.

8.

In ancient India, scholars had no interest in political power or material growth.

A.
internal
B.
spiritual
C.
psychic
D.
celestial

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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9.

The chairman rebuked the accounts for not supervising officer for not supervising the work of his subordinates.

A.
received
B.
awarded
C.
invited
D.
praised

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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10.

He is well known for coming up with impracticable solutions.

A.
easy
B.
possible
C.
feasible
D.
alternate

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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11.

The result of the tournament gave them a sense of elation.

A.
despondency
B.
misery
C.
disappointment
D.
despair

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 12):

In questions below, each passage consist of six sentences. The first and sixth sentence are given in the begining. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled as P, Q, R and S. Find out the proper order for the four sentences.

12.

S1: Palaeobotany is the study of fossil plants preserved in rocks dating back in millions of years.
P : Records of the history of the world are contained in fossils.
Q : Through the ages, plants have evolved from simple to more complex forms.
R : First there were water plants then land plants appeared during the Paleozoic era.
S : But since the fossil remains appear locked in rock layers, they are closely related to the geologist area of investigation.
S6: The fossil plants indicate the age of the rock, and also point to facts regarding climate, temperature and topography.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.
RQSP
B.
SQRP
C.
PSQR
D.
QRPS

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 13 - 15):
In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.
13.

The study of ancient societies

A.
Anthropology
B.
Archaeology
C.
History
D.
Ethnology

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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14.

One who sacrifices his life for a cause

A.
Patriot
B.
Martyr
C.
Revolutionary
D.
Soldier

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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15.

Medical study of skin and its diseases

A.
Dermatology
B.
Endocrinology
C.
Gynealogy
D.
Orthopaedics

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.No. 16):
Nehru's was a many sided personality. He enjoyed reading and writing books as much as he enjoyed fighting political and social evils or residing tyranny. In him, the scientist and the humanist were held in perfect balance. While he kept looking at special problems from a scientific standpoint. He never forgot that we should nourish the total man. As a scientist, he refused to believe in a benevolent power interested in men's affairs. but, as a self proclaimed non-believer, he loved affirming his faith in life and the beauty of nature. Children he adored. Unlike Wordsworth, he did not see him trailing clouds of glory from the recent sojourn in heaven. He saw them as a blossoms of promise and renewal, the only hope for mankind.
16.

Nehru though that children

A.
were tailing clouds of glory
B.
held promise for a better future
C.
were like flowers to be loved and admired
D.
held no hope for mankind

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 17):

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

17.

SCINTILLATING

A.
Smouldering
B.
Glittering
C.
Touching
D.
Warming

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 18):
Each question consist of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words, Select the pair which has the same relationship.
18.

LIGHT:BLIND

A.
speech:dumb
B.
language:deaf
C.
tongue:sound
D.
voice:vibration

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 19 - 20):

In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

19.

He found a wooden broken chair in the room.

A.
wooden and broken chair
B.
broken wooden chair
C.
broken and wooden chair
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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20.

When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.

A.
into crushing
B.
in crushing
C.
without crushing
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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