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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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  • All the best :-).


Direction (for Q.No. 1):

In each questions below five words are given. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'E', i.e., "All Correct".

1.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Inflamable
B.
Musician
C.
Righteousness
D.
Negotiate
E.
All correct

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Inflammable

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 2 - 4):

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 is going everyday
B.
for a morning walk
C.
with his friends and neighbours
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

He goes everyday

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3.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
All the four sons
B.
of the old man
C.
quarrelled between themselves.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

quarrelled among themselves

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4.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
He is not to blame
B.
for what has happened
C.
for he is in no way connected with it.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

He is not to be blamed

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Direction (for Q.No. 5):

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.

5.

You are warned against committing the same mistake again.

A.
to commit
B.
for committing
C.
against to commit
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 6):

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.

6.

S1: Biological evolution has not fitted man to any specific environment.
P : It is by no means a biological evolution, but it is a cultural one.
Q : His imagination, his reason, his emotional subtlety and toughness, makes it possible for him not to accept the environment but to change.
R : And that series of inventions by which man from age by age has reshaped his environment is a different kind of evolution.
S : Among the multitude of animals which scamper, burrow swim around us he is in the only one who is not locked in to his environment.
S6: That brilliant sequence of cultural peaks can most appropriately be termed the ascent of man.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.
QPRS
B.
SRQP
C.
QRSP
D.
SQRP

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 7 - 9):

Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.

7.

They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of that building.

A.
for their attempt to repair
B.
in their attempting to repair
C.
with their attempt to repair
D.
in their attempt for repairs
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option E

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8.

One of my drawbacks is that I do not have to tolerance of ambiguity.

A.
do not have
B.
cannot have
C.
am not
D.
did not have to
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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9.

The accused now flatly denies have admitted his guilt in his first statement.

A.
having admitted
B.
had admitted
C.
have been admitting
D.
has admitting
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 10 - 12):

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).

10.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
The last year proved
B.
quite bad
C.
as major industries
D.
witness lot of problems.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

'witnessed lots of problems' or 'witnessed a lot of problem'

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11.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
When I stood up spontaneously
B.
and questioned the speaker;
C.
someone commented that
D.
it was a boldly step.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

it was a bold step

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12.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
We now look forward for
B.
some great achievements
C.
which to some extent
D.
can restore the country's prestige once again.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

We now look forward to

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Direction (for Q.No. 13):
In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.
13.

A light sailing boat built specially for racing

A.
Canoe
B.
Yacht
C.
Frigate
D.
Dinghy

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 14 - 15):

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.

14.

Like poverty, affluence can sometimes create its own problems.

A.
indigence
B.
opulence
C.
sorrow
D.
exuberance

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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15.

They had an insipid conversation.

A.
lively
B.
argumentative
C.
loud
D.
curious

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.No. 16):

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

16.

BRIEF

A.
Limited
B.
Small
C.
Little
D.
Short

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 17 - 19):

In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence.

17.

She baffled all our attempts to find her.

A.
defeated
B.
thwarted
C.
foiled
D.
circumvented

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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18.

Everybody likes him because he is an industrious student.

A.
energetic
B.
prompt
C.
excellent
D.
diligent

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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19.

No one will invite her to a tea party for she is so garrulous.

A.
talks a lot
B.
giggles all the time
C.
laughs a lot
D.
repeats gossip

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.No. 20):
In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase italicised and underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase.
20.

Since he knew what would happen, he should be left to stew in his own juice.

A.
Make a stew
B.
Boil
C.
Suffer in his own juice
D.
Suffer for his own act

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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