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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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Direction (for Q.Nos. 1 - 3):

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).

1.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Our conception of
B.
what should a science of mental life be
C.
has changed considerably since James' time.
D.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

what a science of mental life should be

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2.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Another reason for pharmaceutical companies beefing up their
B.
OTC (Over the Country) divisions is that prescription drugs with proven safety records which have been reached
C.
the end of the their patent protection periodare
D.
allowed to be sold without a prescription. No error

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

OTC divisions is that prescription drugs with proven safety records which have reached

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3.

(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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Direction (for Q.No. 4):
Rearrange the following six sentences in proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph, then answer the questions given below.
  1. The means and methods they employ to deal with public pressures are also different.
  2. They will make no move unless the gallery is packed.
  3. The poorest are over-hesitant, evasive and preoccupied with their relationships with others.
  4. Enourmous difference is generally observed in the ways in which various public officials respond to public pressures.
  5. The best possess understanding of forces that must be taken in to account, determination not to be swerved from the path of public interest.
  6. They confront all embarrassments with a state general formula.
4.

Which of the following should be the second sentence ?

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

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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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.

It was indeed unreasonable ...... him to leave this job and start business.

A.
in
B.
with
C.
upon
D.
of

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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7.

Indeed, all over the world, more and more people are ...... coffee.

A.
wanting
B.
drinking
C.
liking
D.
partaking

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.Nos. 8 - 9):

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.

8.

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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9.

I shall not go untill I am invited.

A.
till I am invited
B.
Unless I am invited
C.
if not I am invited
D.
No improvement

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 10):

Find the correctly spelt words.

10.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
Vetarinary
B.
Veteninary
C.
Vetinary
D.
Veterinary

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Veterinary - pertaining to the medical treatment of animals

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Direction (for Q.No. 11):

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

11.

HOSTILITY

A.
Courtesy
B.
Hospitality
C.
Relationship
D.
Friendliness

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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Direction (for Q.No. 12):

In each question below, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.

12.

He sat
P : through the Town Hall Park
Q : which flanked a path running
R : under the boughs
S : of a spreading tamarind tree
The Proper sequence should be:

A.
PQSR
B.
RSQP
C.
RSPQ
D.
PRSQ

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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Direction (for Q.No. 13):

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).

13.

(solve as per the direction given above)

A.
He ought
B.
not have
C.
done such a
D.
filthy thing.
E.
No error.

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

Explanation:

not to have

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

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.

We met him immediately after the session in which he had been given a nice speech.

A.
would be giving
B.
has been given
C.
will have given
D.
had given
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option D

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15.

Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education to novel situations

A.
can be facilitated by
B.
may facilitate through
C.
can be felicitated with
D.
may be felicitated with
E.
No correction required

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.No. 16):
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.

Their business is now on its last legs.

A.
About to fructify
B.
About to perish
C.
About to produce results
D.
About to take off

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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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.

INSOLVENT

A.
Poor
B.
Bankrupt
C.
Penniless
D.
Broke

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option B

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18.

ABUNDANT

A.
Ripe
B.
Cheap
C.
Plenty
D.
Absent

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option C

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Direction (for Q.No. 19):

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.

19.

Corduroy is a fabric for all seasons because

A.
it can be worn not only in winter but also in summer
B.
of its peculiar texture and warmth
C.
it is made popular by catchy advertisements
D.
gentleman can wear it in both formal and informal occasions

Your Answer: Option (Not Answered)

Correct Answer: Option A

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Direction (for Q.No. 20):
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.
20.

Which sentence should come first 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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