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Fill In The Blanks With Appropriate Words 1. Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life Ans. on 2 ...

Fill In The Blanks With Appropriate Words

1.Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life
Ans.on

2.The robbers were arrested and ...... prison yesterday.
Ans.taken to

3.The cinema ...... a welcome escape from cramped and dull city life and the Indians are avid movie-goers.
Ans. Offers

4.The boy was cured ...... typhoid
Ans.OF

5.I purposely ...... meet you during my last visit to Kashmir.
Ans. didn't

Rearrange the sentences To Generate The Correct Sentences

6.When he
P :did not know
Q :he was nervous and
R :heard the hue and cry at midnight

S :what to do
Ans.RQPS

7.It was
P :in keeping with my mood
Q :a soft summer evening
R :as I walked sedately
S :in the direction of new house
Ans.QPRS

8.The master
P :who was very loyal to him
Q :punished the servant
R :without giving any valid reason
S :when he left the work unfinished
Ans.QPSR

9.We must read
P :if we want to absorb the fruits of great literature
Q :but with concentration
R :them not as we do cricket stories
S :undefined
Ans.QPSR

10.I enclose
P :and the postage
Q :a postal order
R :the price of books
S :which will cover
Ans.QSRP

11.Even if it rains I shall come means ......
A.if I come it will not rain
B.if it rains I shall not come
C.I will certainly come whether it rains or not
D.whenever there is rain I shall come
E.I am less likely to come if it rains

12.He tames animals because he .....
A.is fond of them
B.hates them
C.is afraid of them
D.want to set them free
E.seldom loves them

13.The officer who had neglected to files his income tax returns had to ......
A.return the files
B.pay a fine
C.be rewarded
D.play mischief
E.give warning

14.Unless you work harder you will fail, means ......
A.if you fail you will work harder
B.you must at least plan well than you will not fail
C.hardly you will fail if you do not desire so
D.if you do not put more efforts, then you will fail
E.if you only work and work alone, you will fail

15.His behaviour is so unpredictable that he ....

A.never depends upon others for getting his work done
B.is seldom trusted by others
C.always finds it difficult to keep his word
D.always insists on getting the work completed on time
E.seldom trusts others as far as the work schedule is concerned

Idioms and Phrases

16.To drive home
A.To find one's roots
B.To return to place of rest
C.Back to original position
D.To emphasise
E.None of these

17.Blow one's trumpet
A. To praise other
B. To praise leader
C. To praise ownself
D. To praise community

18.Chalk and Cheese
A. Different from each other
B. Having same properties
C. Having fun together
D. Making plans

19.Cry over spilt milk
A. Approve
B. Be happy
C. Praise
D. Repent

20.To pick holes
A.To find some reason to quarrel
B.To destroy something
C.To criticise someone
D.To cut some part of an item
E.None of these

Verbal Analogies

21.ARMY:LOGISTICS
A.business:strategy
B.soldier:students
C.war:logic
D.team:individual

22.FILTER:WATER
A.curtail:activity
B.expunge:book
C.edit:text
D.censor:play

23.Nurture : Neglect then Denigrate : ?
A. Caluminate
B. Recognise
C. Reveal
D. Extol

24.SYMPHONY:COMPOSER
A.Leonardo:music
B.Fresco:painter
C.colours:pallet
D.art:appreciation

25.Incandescent : Glowing
A. Boor : Oafish
B. Flash : Flame
C. Tedious : Bore
D. Indefatigable : Untiring

Synonyms

26.TEPID
A.Hot
B.Warm
C.Cold
D.Boiling

27.UNITE
A.Unfold
B.Unchain
C.Combine
D.Unhinge

28.CREDULOUS
A. Joyous
B. Interpret
C. Trusting
D. Interest

29.DISMAY
A. Brave
B. Stranger
C. Hopeful
D. Disappoint

30.FIDELITY
A. Loyality
B. Defiance
C. Equality
D. Wealth

Sentence Correction

31.The moment they saw me, they were delight
A.had delighted
B.were delighted
C.are delighted
D.have been delighted
E.No correction required

32.If he has to spend five hours in the queue, it was really a wastage.
A.is a really wastage
B.is real a wastage
C.has really a wastage
D.is really a wastage
E.No correction required

33.She is not only pretty but very charming.
A. very also a charming
B. very charming
C. but also very charming
D. No correction

34.This car is belonging to me for two years
A. belongs
B. has belonged
C. has been belonging
D. No correction

35.He was one of the wisest man that ever lived
A. one of the wisest men
B. one of the wise men
C. one of the wise man
D. No correction

Comprehension Questions Answers

At this stage of civilisation, when many nations are brought in to close and vital contact for good and evil, it is essential, as never before, that their gross ignorance of one another should be diminished, that they should begin to understand a little of one another's historical experience and resulting mentality. It is the fault of the English to expect the people of other countries to react as they do, to political and international situations. Our genuine goodwill and good intentions are often brought to nothing, because we expect other people to be like us. This would be corrected if we knew the history, not necessarily in detail but in broad outlines, of the social and political conditions which have given to each nation its present character.

36.According to the author of 'Mentality' of a nation is mainly product of its ...
A. present character
B. international position
C. politics
D. history

37.The character of a nation is the result of its
A. gross ignorance
B. cultural heritage
C. socio-political conditions
D. mentality

38.Englishmen like others to react to political situations like.
A. others
B. us
C. themselves
D. each others

39.The need for a greater understanding between nations
A. is more today than ever before
B. was always there
C. is no longer there
D. will always be there

40.According to the author his countrymen should
A. read the story of other nations
B. not react to other actions
C. have a better understanding of other nations
D. have vital contacts with other nations

Change Of Voice

41.We hate him.
A. He has hated by us.
B. He is hated by us.
C. He was hated by us.
D. He will hated by us.

42.Shivu is singing a song.
A. A song has been being sung by Shivu.
B. A song is sung by Shivu.
C. A song has being sung by Shivu.
D. A song is being sung by Shivu

43.Somebody had already adopted him.
A. He have been already adopted.
B. He had already been adopted.
C. He had already adopted.
D. He has been already adopted

44.It is time to prepare for the game trails.
A. It is time to prepared for the game trails.
B. It is time to be prepared for the game trails.
C. It is time for the game trails to prepared.
D. It is time for the game trails to be prepared.

45.Did he buy a car ?
A. Was a car bought by him.

B. Did car bought by him.
C. Did a car bought by him.
D. Were a car bought by him.

Antonym

46.AMIABLE

A. Crabby
B. Affable
C. Amicable
D. Cheerful

47.PERNICIOUS
A. Lethal
B. Malign
C. Nefarious
D. Innocuous

48.GRUMPY
A. Crabby

B. Pettish
C. Pleasant
D. Surly

49.SPORADIC

A. Constant
B. Exiguous
C. Infrequent
D. Trifling

50.MAMMOTH
A. Huge
B. Tiny
C. Prodigious
D. Titanic

 One Word Substitutes

51.One who is honourably discharged from service
A.Retired
B.Emeritus
C.Relieved
D.Emancipated

52.Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence
A.Statesmanship
B.Formalism
C.Hierarchy
D.Protocol

53.That which cannot be believed
A.Incredible
B.Incredulous
C.Implausible
D.Unreliable

54.To issue a thunderous verbal attack
A.Languish
B.Animate
C.Fulminate
D.Invigorate

55.One who dabbles in fine arts for the love of it and not for monetary gains
A.Connoisseur
B.Amateur
C.Professional
D.Dilettante

 Change of Speech

56.She said that her brother was getting married.
A.She said, "Her brother is getting married."
B.She told, "Her brother is getting married."
C.She said, "My brother is getting married."
D.She said, "My brother was getting married."

57.He exclaimed with joy that India had won the Sahara Cup
A.He said, "India has won the Sahara Cup"
B.He said, "India won the Sahara Cup"
C.He said, "How! India will win the Sahara Cup"
D.He said, "Hurrah! India has won the Sahara Cup"

58.The man said, "No, I refused to confers guilt."
A.The man emphatically refused to confers guilt.
B.The man refused to confers his guilt.
C.The man told that he did not confers guilt.
D.The man was stubborn enough to confers guilt.

59.The little girl said to her mother, "Did the sun rise in the East?"
A.The little girl said to her mother that the sun rose in the East.

B.The little girl asked her mother if the sun rose in the East.
C.The little girl said to her mother if the sun rises in the East.
D.The little girl asked her mother if the sun is in the East.

60.She said to her friend, "I know where is everyone"

A.She told that she knew where was everyone.
B.She told her friend that she knew where was everyone.
C.She told her friend that she knew where is everyone.
D.She told her friend that she knows where was everyone.

61.Pointing towards a girl, Abhisek says, "This girl is the daughter of only a child of my father." What is the relation of Abhisek's wife to that girl?
Ans.Mother

62.Pointing to a boy in the photograph Reena said, "He is the only son of the only child of my grandfather." How Reena is related to that boy?
Ans.Sister

63.A's son B is married with C whose sister D is married to E the brother of B. How D is related to A?
Ans.Daughter's-in-law

64.Pointing to a lady a person said, "The son of her only brother is the brother of my wife." How is the lady related to the person?
Ans.Sister of father-in-law

65. P is the mother of K; K is the sister of D; D is the father of J. How is P related to J?
Ans.Grandmother

Syllogism

66.All the harmoniums are instruments. All the instruments are flutes.


Conclusions:

All the flutes are instruments.
All the harmoniums are flutes.

A.Only (1) conclusion follows
B.Only (2) conclusion follows
C.Either (1) or (2) follows
D.Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.Both (1) and (2) follow

67.Some papers are pens. All the pencils are pens.

Conclusions:

Some pens are pencils.
Some pens are papers

A.Only (1) conclusion follows
B.Only (2) conclusion follows
C.Either (1) or (2) follows
D.Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.Both (1) and (2) follow

68.All the trucks are flies. Some scooters are flies.

Conclusions:

All the trucks are scooters.
Some scooters are trucks

A.Only (1) conclusion follows
B.Only (2) conclusion follows
C.Either (1) or (2) follows
D.Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.Both (1) and (2) follow

69.All cars are cats. All fans are cats.

Conclusions:

All cars are fans.
Some fans are cars.

A.Only (1) conclusion follows
B.Only (2) conclusion follows
C.Either (1) or (2) follows
D.Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.Both (1) and (2) follow

70.All buildings are chalks. No chalk is toffee.

Conclusions:

No building is toffee
All chalks are buildings.

A.Only (1) conclusion follows
B.Only (2) conclusion follows
C.Either (1) or (2) follows
D.Neither (1) nor (2) follows
E.Both (1) and (2) follow

Direction Sense 

71.Kunal walks 10 km towards North. From there he walks 6 Km towards South. Then, he walks 3 Km towards east. How far and in which direction is he with reference to his starting point ?
Ans.5 Km North-East

72.Village Q is to the North of the village P. The village R is in the East of Village Q. The village S is to the left of the village P. In which direction is the village S with respect to village R?
Ans.South-West

73.Rohit walked 25 metres towards South. Then he turned to his left and walked 20 metres. He then turned to his left and walked 25 metres. He again turned to his right and walked 15 metres. At what distance is he from the starting point and in which direction ?
Ans.35 metre, East

74.Sachin walks 20 km towards North. He turns left and walks 40 km. He again turns left and walks 20 km. Finally he moves 20 km after turning to the left. How far is he from his starting position?

Ans.20KM

75. K is 40 m South-West of L. If M is 40 m South-East of L, then M is in which direction of K?
Ans.East

Seating Arrangement

I. A, B, C, D, E, F and G are sitting on a wall and all of them are facing east.
II. C is on the immediate right of D.
III. B is at an extreme end and has E as his neighbour.
IV. G is between E and F.
V. D is sitting third from the south end.

76.Who is sitting to the Right of E ?
Ans. G

77.Which of the following pairs of people are sitting at the extreme ends ?
Ans.AB

78.Name the person who should change places with C such that he gets the third place from the north end.
Ans.G

79.Immediately between which of the following pairs of people D is sitting ?
Ans.CF

80.Which of the conditions given above are not required to find out the place in which A is sitting ?
A. I
B. II
C. IV
D. All required

Classification

81.Choose the word which is different from the rest

A. Deck
B. Quay
C. Stern
D. Bow

82.Choose the word which is different from the rest
A. Pineapple
B. Orange
C. Malta
D. Banana

83.Choose the word which is different from the rest
A. Distress
B. Calm
C. Dull
D. Gloomy

84.Choose the word which is different from the rest
A. Aravali Hills
B. Mole Hills
C. Nilgiri Hills
D. Shivalik Hills

85.Choose the word which is different from the rest
A. Circle
B. Ellipse
C. Sphere
D. Cube

Coding And Decoding

86.If JOSEPH is coded as FKOALD, then GEORGE will be coded as 
Ans.CAKNCA

87.In a certain code, TOGETHER is written as RQEGRJCT. In the same code, PAROLE will be written as
Ans.NCPQJG

88.If COOL is coded as DQRP, then write the code for HOT
Ans.IQW

89.If COMPLETED is coded as MOCELPDET, then DIRECTION will be coded as 
Ans.RIDTCENOI

90.If FRIEND is coded as HUMJTK, how is CANDLE written in that code ?
Ans.EDRIRL

Series Completion

91.1, 2, 5, 12, 27, 58, 121, ?
Ans.248

92.Complete the series, 3, 8, 13, 24, 41, ?
Ans.70

93.24, 60, 120, 210, ?

Ans.336

94.8, 9, 8, 7, 10, 9, 6, 11, 10, (...), 12
Ans.5

95.5, 9, 17, 29, 45, ... ?
Ans.65

96.Race : Fatigue :: Fast : ?

A.Food
B.Laziness
C.Hunger
D.Race

97.Tiger : Forest :: Otter : ?
A.Cage
B.Sky
C.Nest
D.Water

98.Wax : Wane :: Zenith : ?
A. Nadir
B. Bottom
C. Fall
D. Height

99.Video : Cassette :: Computer : ?
A. Reels
B. Recordings
C. Files
D. Floppy

100.Painting : Artist :: Symphony : ?
A. Novelist
B. Poet
C. Essayist
D. Composer


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