Section : English
1. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word.
The museum is showcasing ______ exhibit of the writer’s early works.
(A) a perspective
(B) an erective
(C) an extrospective
(D) a retrospective
2. Some parts of a sentence have been jumbled up, and labelled P, Q, R and S. Select the option that gives the correct sequence in which these parts can be rearranged to form a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence.
The Government reforms imposed by
P. series of major social, political, legal and
Q. the Great Reforms by historians, were a
R. governmental reforms in the
S. Tsar Alexander Il of Russia, often called
Russian Empire carried out in the 1860s.
3. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
“Might and main”
(A) To keep quiet, To say nothing
(B) With all enthusiasm
(C) Approximately, almost, somewhat, to a certain degree
(D) Nonsense or meaningless speech
4. Some parts of a sentence have been jumbled up, and labelled P, Q, R and S. Select the option that gives the correct sequence in which these parts can be rearranged to form a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence.
For it was but a pool
P. of hopes and nothing more,
Q. his words did not
R. action and efforts
S. coincide with his
which were needed.
5. Select the word that is opposite in meaning (ANTONYM) to the word given below.
6. The sentence below has been divided into three parts. Select the part of the sentence that has an error. If the sentence has no error, select the option ‘No Error’.
(A) finish, the home team finally came
(B) out on top and won the game,
(C) No error
(D) In what turned out to be thrilling
7. Select the word segment that substitutes (replaces) the bracketed word segment correctly and completes the sentence meaningfully. Select the option ‘no correction required’ if the sentence is correct as given.
(Everyone carefully and methodically were trying to) solve the problem given by the boot camp instructor.
(A) Everyone were carefully and methodically trying to
(B) Everyone was carefully and methodically trying to
(C) No correction required
(D) Everyone had carefully and methodically trying to
8. Select the word which means the same as the group of given words.
A notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy.
9. Given below are four sentences which are jumbled. Pick the option that gives their correct order.
A. The truth of the matter is that everyone is so unique that all comparison is utterly wrong – so it is best to be your own self.
B. It’s not your fault because you have been brought up and educated in such a way that you are constantly comparing yourself with others.
C. For example, someone or other is taller than you, more beautiful, more intelligent or more virtuous and you are always in a state of inferiority and suffering.
D. These days many of you suffer from an inferiority complex in some way or other, for the simple reason that you go on comparing.
10. Select the most appropriate ‘one word ‘for the expression given below.
A powerful whirlpool in the sea or a river.
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11. The sentence below has been divided into three parts. Select the part of the sentence that has an error. If the sentence has no error, select the option ‘No Error’.
(A) necessary measures to contain the spread of the virus.
(B) The assembly was clearly divided
(C) No error
(D) in there opinion in the matters of taking
12. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word.
The man was charged with ______ after murdering the king.
13. Select the word segment that substitutes (replaces) the bracketed word segment correctly and completes the sentence meaningfully. Select the option ‘no correction required’ if the sentence is correct as given.
This newly arisen (evidence could have proved) to be the final nail in the coffin for the accused.
(A) evidence has proof
(B) No correction required
(C) evidence could prove
(D) evidence could have been proved
14. Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the word with the correct spelling.
15. Identify the segment in the sentence which contains a grammatical error.
I knew that Aparna was speaking the truth and decided to stand besides her during the trial.
(A) stand besides her
(B) was speaking
(C) I knew
(D) decided to
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16. Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
17. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. In case no substitution is needed, select ‘No substitution required’.
I would wait for you at the Metro station had I known that you would surely come.
(A) will be waiting
(B) No substitution required
(C) shall wait
(D) would have waited
18. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word.
A ______ tree losses its leaves in autumn and grows new ones in spring.
19. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
“Go down like a lead balloon”
(A) To gamble everything you have
(B) To be received badly by an audience
(C) To get away from, to escape
(D) To be ready
20. Out of all the alternatives given, select the word which closely fits the given idiom/phrase.
Don’t count your chickens before they hatch
(A) To describe exactly what is causing a situation or problem.
(B) Don’t count on something good happening until it’s happened.
(C) Do something without having planned beforehand.
(D) Good things come after bad things.
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