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  • 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):

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

1.

She has an aversion ...... taking even onion and garlic.

A.
with
B.
at
C.
against
D.
to

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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

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.

2.

After the dismal performance of the team in the series concluded yesterday, the captain offered his resignation to the president of the club.

A.
poor
B.
sorrowful
C.
minimum
D.
short

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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3.

She has an insatiable love for music.

A.
unsatisfiable
B.
unchanging
C.
irreconcilable
D.
undesirable

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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4.

Traffic being what it is, it is lamentable that our roads are unable to take the load.

A.
unpardonable
B.
deplorable
C.
inexcusable
D.
terrible

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 5):

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.

5.

According to the author, the special quality of corduroy is that

A.
it needs no ironing
B.
it combines the virtues of both cotton and velvet
C.
it contains the correct mixture of cotton and velvet
D.
both the rich and that not-so rich can afford to buy it

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 6):

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.

6.

I hope you won't object to me watching while you work.

A.
against me watching
B.
me to watch
C.
to my watching
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.No. 7):

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.

7.

S1: There is a touching story of Professor Hardy visiting Ramanujan as he lay desperately ill in hospital at Putney.
P : 'No Hardy, that is not a dull number in the very least.
Q : Hardy, who was a very shy man, could not find the words for his distress.
R : It was 1729.
S : The best he could do, as he got to the beside was "I say Ramanujan, I thought the number of taxi I came down in was a very dull number"
S6: It is the lowest number that can be expressed in two different ways as the sum of two cubes.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.
PRSQ
B.
QSRP
C.
QSPR
D.
SQRP

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 8):

Find the correctly spelt words.

8.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Faithfuly
B.
Sincerely
C.
Truely
D.
Affectionatly

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 9 - 10):

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).

9.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
We never thought
B.
that Mahesh is
C.
oldest than the other
D.
players in the team.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

older than the other

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10.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
He had to
B.
seek legal help in
C.
order for settling
D.
the dispute.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

Explanation:

order to settle

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Direction (for Q.No. 11):

The greatest thing this age can be proud of is the birth of man in the conciousness of men. In his drunken orgies of power and national pride man may flout and jeer at it. when organised national selfishness, racial antipathy and commercial self seeking begin to display their ugly deformities in all their nakedness, then comes the time for man to know that his salvation is not in political organisations and extended trade relations, not in any mechanical re-arrangement of social system but in a deeper transformation of life, in the liberation of consciousness in love, in the realisation of God in man

11.

The author uses the expression 'ugly deformities' to show his indignation at

A.
political organisations
B.
the liberation of human consciousness
C.
selfishness and materialism of the people
D.
the drunken orgies of power

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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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.
Our college principle
B.
never accepts
C.
any donation
D.
from people with meagre resources
E.
All correct

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

principal

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 13 - 16):

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).

13.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
It is time
B.
we should accept all our people as equals
C.
and as partners in the task of building a strong and united nation.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

we should accept all our people as equal

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14.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
After opening the door
B.
we entered into the room
C.
next to the kitchen
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

we entered the room

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15.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Regretfully, profits earned by your company
B.
fell by 20 per cent last year
C.
despite higher sales.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Regrettably, profits earned by your company

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16.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
In these days of inflation
B.
a ten rupee's note will not buy you
C.
even an ordinary meal.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

a ten rupee note will not buy you

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 17 - 18):
In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.
17.

A place where bees are kept in called

A.
An apiary
B.
A mole
C.
A hive
D.
A sanctury

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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18.

One who does not marry, especially as a religious obligation

A.
Bachelor
B.
Celibate
C.
Vigin
D.
Recluse

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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

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.

19.

The meeting was attended to by all invitees.

A.
all attended to by
B.
attended by all
C.
fully attended to by
D.
like attending to all
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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20.

The crops are dying; it must not had rained.

A.
must had not
B.
must not be
C.
must not have
D.
must not have been
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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