Online Verbal Ability Test - Verbal Ability Test - Random



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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.Nos. 1 - 5):

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).

1.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
I was to about
B.
go out of my house
C.
when it suddenly
D.
started raining.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

I was about to

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2.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
There is just not enough
B.
timing in my job to sit around
C.
talking about how we feel
D.
about each other.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

time in my job to sit around

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3.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
I shall be able
B.
to complete the work in
C.
stipulated time provide
D.
you do not disturb me.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Stipulated time provided

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4.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Mangesh cannot be able
B.
to finish this work
C.
unless he takes the
D.
help of his colleagues.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Mangesh will not be able

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5.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
We are trying
B.
to locate the
C.
historical city for
D.
the past two years.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

We have been trying

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Direction (for Q.No. 6):

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.

6.

Had I realised how close I was to the edge of the valley, I would not have carried the bags there.

A.
Had I been realised
B.
If I would have realised
C.
When I realised
D.
Had I had realised
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option E

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Direction (for Q.No. 7):

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.

7.

Everything about him, especially his talkative nature, proclaims his effeminacy.

A.
aggressiveness
B.
attractiveness
C.
manliness
D.
boorishness

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.No. 8):

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

8.

AUGUST

A.
Common
B.
Ridiculous
C.
Dignified
D.
Petty

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.No. 9):

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

9.

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. 10):
Rearrange the following five sentences in proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below.
  1. In fact, it prevent us from helping children to analyse conflict, to learn to cope with it and counter it.
  2. Children have always known that there is conflict in the adult world.
  3. However, the make-believe world that 19th century rationally imposed on childhood in Europe and which we impose in an institutionalised manner through our modern education system can hardly be described as related in this regard.
  4. We may therefore conclude that conflict in an institutionalised manner is not a matter of faith in children's capacities, rather, it is a lack of faith in ourselves as adults.
  5. Further, psychologists tell us and story tellers have always known that the child's desire to search for order and coherence gathers strength from the knowledge of conflict.
10.

Which of the following should be the first sentence in the paragraph?

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

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 11):

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.

11.

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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Direction (for Q.No. 12):
In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.
12.

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. 13):

Find the correctly spelt words.

13.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Exaggerate
B.
Exeggrate
C.
Exagerate
D.
Exadgerate

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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

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".

14.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Amature
B.
Manual
C.
Nephew
D.
Athletic
E.
All correct

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Amateur

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15.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Appraise
B.
Commend
C.
Mentanence
D.
Behavior
E.
All correct

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Maintenance

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 16 - 18):
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.
16.

The question of abolition of private property is still a moot point.

A.
undecided
B.
uncertain
C.
unknown
D.
not clear

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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17.

Sanjay is very different about passing the Civil Services Examination this year.

A.
Dead sure of
B.
Very hopeful of
C.
Lacking self confidence about
D.
Reasonably certain of

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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18.

The old man was cut to the quick when his rich son refused to recognise him.

A.
surprised
B.
hurt intensely
C.
annoyed
D.
irritated

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 19):

In each question below a sentence broken into five or six parts. Join these parts to make a meaningful sentence. The correct order of parts is the answer.

19.

1. tea 2. have 3. that
4. some 5. before  

A.
43251
B.
24315
C.
24153
D.
52431
E.
41325

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

"Have some tea before that."

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Direction (for Q.No. 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.

20.

Other countries have eradicated this disease ten years ago.

A.
eradicated
B.
had eradicated
C.
did eradicated
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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