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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):
Read the following five sentences in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningfull paragraph, then answer the questions given below them.
  1. I reached office at 11 O' clock after sending the money.
  2. Some money had to be sent to my parents.
  3. After that, I spent almost an hour at the Post Office.
  4. Therefore, I went to bank to withdraw some money.
  5. However, I had no money with me.
1.

Which sentence should come fourth in the paragraph?

A.
1
B.
2
C.
3
D.
4
E.
5

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.No. 2):

Corduroy is fast establishing itself at this year's fabric, While the ribbed cotton itself provides utilitarian tenaciary, texture and warmth. it is the fabric's long held associations may provide a hint to its current revival as a fabric for all seasons.

It is Corduroy's link with the good breeding and country living that made it an essential ingredient in the gentleman's wardrobe along with Wellington boots and decent wooly. I combines the comfortable nonsense appeal of cotton with the perfectly correct luxury finish of velvet. Corduroy has the ability to appear either supremely sophisticated or rough and ready.

2.

According to the passage, corduroy is essential in a gentleman wardrobe because

A.
it goes with Wellington boots
B.
its current revival gives a taste of the latest fashion
C.
it has its associations with good upbringing and a conservative lifestyle
D.
it can be an idea alternative to the woollen clothes

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 3 - 4):

Read the 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).

3.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Troy was taken by Greeks
B.
this formed the basis of a story
C.
which has become famous.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Troy was taken by the Greeks

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4.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Were you
B.
given a choice
C.
or you had to do it?
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Had you been

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 5 - 7):

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

5.

Jawaharlal spent his childhood ...... Anand Bhawan.

A.
at
B.
in
C.
on
D.
across

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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6.

The machine is difficult to build ...... easy to maintain.

A.
but
B.
and
C.
for
D.
if

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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7.

Many areas of the city were ...... into darkness for several hours.

A.
spread
B.
plunged
C.
merged
D.
deep

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 8):

In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.

8.

SACROSANCT

A.
Irreligious
B.
Unethical
C.
Irreverent
D.
Unholy

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 9):

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.

9.

His vindictive nature often came up for comment among his friends.

A.
forgetful
B.
forgiving
C.
obedient
D.
timid

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 10):
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.
10.

The authorities took him to task for his negligence.

A.
gave him additional work
B.
suspended his assignment
C.
reprimanded him
D.
forced him to resign

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.No. 11):
In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.
11.

Words inscribed on tomb

A.
Epitome
B.
Epistle
C.
Epilogue
D.
Epitaph

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 12):

In each sentence below, four words which are lettered (A), (B), (C) and (D) have been printed in bold type, one which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt.The letter of that word is answer.If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt, mark 'E', i.e., 'All Correct' as the answer.

12.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
stationary
B.
items go into an inventory
C.
assiduously
D.
prepared
E.
All correct

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Stationery

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Direction (for Q.No. 13):
In the questions below the sentences have been given in Direct/Indirect speech. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
13.

The man said, "No, I refused to confers guilt."

A.
The man emphatically refused to confers guilt.
B.
The man refused to confers his guilt.
C.
The man told that he did not confers guilt.
D.
The man was stubborn enough to confers guilt.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.No. 14):

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.

14.

He confidentially asked the crowd if they thought he was right and the crowd shouted that they did.

A.
that he did
B.
that they had
C.
that he is
D.
that he didn't
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option E

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Direction (for Q.No. 15):
Sometimes we went off the road and on a path through the pine forest. The floor of the forest was soft to walk on; the frost did not happen it as it did the road. But we did not mind the hardness of the road because we had nails in the soles and heels nails bit on the frozen ruts and with nailed boots it was good walking on the road and invigorating. It was lovely walking in the woods.
15.

We found great joy on account of

A.
wearing nailed boots
B.
the good long walk on the road
C.
walking occasionally through the forest
D.
walking on frost with nailed boots on

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 16):

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.

16.

The more they earn, more they spend.

A.
More they earn, more they spend
B.
More they earn, the more they spend
C.
The more they earn, the more they spend
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 17 - 18):

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

17.

IMPROMPTU

A.
Offhand
B.
Unimportant
C.
Unreal
D.
Effective

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

An impromptu action is one that you do without planning or organizing it in advance.

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18.

AWAKENED

A.
Enlightened
B.
Realised
C.
Shook
D.
Waken

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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

Read the 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).

19.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
One of the objective
B.
of the meeting which
C.
was held today was to
D.
elect new office-bearers.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

One of the objectives

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20.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
No sooner had the jeep
B.
arrives the station
C.
than a young police officer
D.
jumped out of it.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

arrived at the station

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