21. विसर्ग (:) का उच्चारण स्थान है –
22. ‘घोंघा बसंत’ मुहावरे का अर्थ है
(a) व्यवहार कुशल
(b) वश में होना
23. द्विरुक्ति संबंधी अशुद्ध शब्द नहीं है-
(a) आपकी भवदीया
(b) अच्छा सदुपयोग
(c) गजराज हाथी
(d) अच्छी संगति
24. निम्नलिखित में से कौन-सा शब्द तत्सम नहीं है?
25. निम्नलिखित में से शुद्ध वाक्य है –
(a) छात्रों ने प्रधानमंत्री को अभिनंदन पत्र प्रदान किया।
(b) श्रीकृष्ण के अनेक नाम हैं ।
(c) साहित्य और जीवन का घोर संबंध है।
(d) श्रीकृष्ण के अनेकों नाम हैं।
Instruction for the Question Nos. 26 to 30:
We in India have our own special problems. No one can deny that some of them are of a serious nature Read the following passage carefully and answer the following questions that follow: We aims at providing every citizen with the basic necessities and complete freedom to lead a life of his or and must be attacked with vigour and determination. Our national objectives have been defined clearly. her own choice. We aim to create a democratic society, strong and free in which every citizen, irrespective of his religious beliefs, will occupy an equal and honoured place, and be given full and equal opportunities for growth and service. We aim at ending untouchability and doing away with the present inequalities of status and wealth. We are opposed to the concentration of wealth in a few hands.
26. This passage could most probably be a part of –
(a) A Personal Letter
(b) The Indian Constitution
(c) A Speech
(d) A book on Political Science
27. The underline word in the passage ‘vigour’ means –
(a) physical tension
(b) forcefulness of language
(c) loose temper
28. Pick out the wrong statement –
(a) The problems of Indians are like anyone else’s.
(b) There is no uncertainty about our national objectives.
(c) Our goal is to build an Indian free from economic exploitation.
(d) Some of our problems can be handled only by strong people.
29. What is the synonym of the phrasal verb ‘doing away with’ used in the passage?
(b) remain forever
(d) doing with
30. According to the author our national objective is to –
(a) favour the concentration of wealth in a few hands.
(b) create unequal opportunities for all.
(c) end economic prosperity in the country.
(d) promote individual freedom and prosperity.
31. Consider the following statement and choose the correct option –
The Dash is used –
(I) To indicate an abrupt stop or change of thought
(II) To resume a scattered subject
(a) Only (I)
(b) Only (II)
(c) Both (1) and (II)
(d) Neither (1) nor (II)
32. Choose the correct word which expresses the meaning of the underlined word of the sentence given below –
Deepak has a penchant for fine poetry.
33. Fill in the blank with the appropriate word given below.
The Air India ________ concessional tickets these days.
(c) is issuing
(d) have issued
34. Change the voice and select the correct passive voice from the given options –
Someone gave her bull dog.
(a) She is being given a bull dog by someone.
(b) A bull dog was given to her.
(c) She has been given a bull dog.
(d) She was given a bull dog.
35. Which of the following is correctly punctuated?
What a beautiful painting did you paint it.
(a) What a beautiful painting! Did you paint it?
(b) What a beautiful painting: did you paint it?
(c) What a beautiful painting -did you paint it!
(d) What a beautiful painting did you paint it.
36. Transform the following simple sentence into complex sentence –
He admitted his mistake.
(a) He admitted that he was making a mistake.
(b) He admitted that he had made a mistake.
(c) He admitted that he was mistaken.
(d) He admitted to making a mistake.
37. Choose the correct one which best expresses the meaning of the phrase of the underlined words –
I am like a cog in the wheel of this company.
(a) an important person
(b) the least paid employee
(c) an unimportant person
(d) a technician
38. Find out the misspelt word-
39. Choose the correct word which is opposite in meaning of the given word.
40. Select the correct indirect speech of the given sentence –
I said to him, “Let us go out for a walk.”
(a) I requested him that we should go out for a walk.
(b) I suggested him that they should go out for a walk.
(c) I told him that they should go out for a walk.
(d) I suggested to him that we should go out for a walk.