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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Eng Prepositions

1.

A foul smell arose ...... the swamp



a. in


b. into




d. from


 : D



2.

The players must abide ..... the decision of the referee



a. with


b. to




d. in


 : C



3.

Your bike is inferior ....... his bike



a. to


b. with




d. then


 : A



4.

Man does not live ....... bread alone.











 : by



5.

We sailed ...... the river



a. in


b. on




d. down


 : D



6.

This is the supplement .... the syllabus



a. of


b. for




d. to


 : D



7.

Arun aimed ..... the target and fired.



a. to


b. at




d. up


 : B



8.

He called ..... him as soon as he landed in Delhi



a. to


b. on




d. for


 : B



9.

All are equal ..... law.











 : before



10.

We wish heartiest congratulations ..... your success.



a. at


b. on




d. for


 : B



11.

..... all the wonders I had seen my eyes, this is the most wonderful











 : of



12.

He was vexed ..... the behaviour of his son



a. at


b. of




d. about


 : A



13.

They have invited us ........ attend the function.



a. for


b. to




d. for


 : B



14.

The trend ..... price rise is unfortunate.



a. in


b. of




d. with


 : B



15.

He is awkward .... conversation



a. to


b. in




d. after


 : B



16.

....... every every life, some rain must fall.











 : into



17.

He tried the cow with a rope .... a tree



a. with


b. on




d. from


 : C



18.

She has no taste .... music



a. for


b. about




d. at


 : A



19.

Adulteration ...... food stuff is going unchecked.



a. with


b. of




d. into


 : B



20.

What passes ....... education today is an exercise in memory building.



a. for


b. in




d. about


 : A



21.

The rebel leader was ..... police surveillance ..... a long while.











 : under, for



22.

He appealed ...... the judge ..... the decision of the lower court



a. with, from


b. about, with




d. to, against


 : D



23.

M/s Raj and sons are the famous dealers ..... Software technologies.



a. of


b. in




d. for


 : B



24.

His friend has run ...... his whole fortune.



a. about


b. out




d. down


 : D



25.

Do you know ....... which side your bread is buttered?











 : on



26.

I come .... bury Caesar, not ..... praise him











 : to, to



27.

He was the enemy ..... my friend ..... the contest



a. of, in


b. in, of




d. after, for


 : A



28.

Our college is affiliated ..... the university



a. to


b. by




d. from


 : A



29.

...... the years, he has acquired commendable proficiency .... personal management











 : over, in



30.

....... cradle ...... the grave, hope keep company .... us











 : from, to, with



31.

Rani showed a great fondness ..... gold.



a. to


b. into




d. by


 : C



32.

He entered ..... the gate without any difficulty.



a. by


b. from




d. into


 : D



33.

I have to go back ...... my promise.



a. from


b. to




d. into


 : A



34.

I saw the snake clearly before ........ slithered away



a. amid


b. up




d. with


 : C



35.

Have you ever fallen ...... love ...... English?











 : in, with



36.

Man is born free, but everywhere he is ..... chains.











 : in



37.

Men differ .... opinion ..... his conduct



a. from, about


b. into, by




d. with, into


 : C



38.

Their activities are harmful ...... our interests



a. on


b. to




d. about


 : B



39.

We are such stuff as dreams are made .......











 : on



40.

This car is inferior ...... that



a. than


b. from




d. for


 : C



41.

The scientist has hit .... an important theory



a. against


b. to




d. out


 : B



42.

Raj showed much affection ....... me when I met him recently.



a. for


b. to




d. towards


 : B



43.

Rajeev is addicted .... drinking.



a. to


b. of




d. in


 : A



44.

His parents were delighted ..... his unexpected arrival.



a. at


b. on




d. with


 : A



45.

His guilt is apparent ..... every act ..... all observers



a. with, from


b. upon, to




d. in, to


 : D



46.

I concur ..... him .... the view he has taken



a. for, about


b. with, in




d. upon, into


 : B



47.

My annual examination starts ...... Monday



a. on


b. from




d. about


 : B



48.

The event came ..... as he had predicted it.



a. by


b. up




d. about


 : D



49.

She is proud ........ her beauty.



a. at


b. on




d. about


 : C



50.

Arun belongs ........ the upper strata of the society.



a. from


b. for




d. of


 : C







51.

I have benefited ....... his advice very much.











 : from



52.

The learned Judge found him guilty ........ murder.











 : of



53.

Gandhiji made salt in defiance ...... British order











 : of



54.

One must have good friends to confide .........











 : in



55.

One must refrain ........ hurting others by word or deed











 : from



56.

That rule is not applicable ..... your case.











 : in



57.

Generally, the rich are more covetous ..... money than poor.











 : to



58.

I often find him absorbed ..... thought











 : in



59.

A social worker should be tolerant ....... criticism











 : of



60.

His illness is a mere pretext ...... his absence











 : for



61.

Tom has an inherent dislike ...... long distance traveling











 : of/for



62.

Success is depended ...... hard work











 : on



63.

The student is ashamed ..... his failure in the entrance test











 : of



64.

The teacher became angry ....... the student











 : with



65.

The minister was accompanied by ......... hi secretary











 : by

Source: Talk English

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1.

A large room equipped for physical exercise or training of various kinds











 : Gymnasium



2.

A hall or a building with a hall that is used for lectures, concerts etc











 : Auditorium



3.

A building where objects of artistic, historical, or scientific importance and value are kept, studied, and put on display











 : Museum



4.

A park where live wild animals from different parts of the world are kept in cages or enclosures for people to come and see











 : Zoo



5.

A large cage or enclosure where birds are kept











 : Aviary



6.

A water-filled transparent container, in which fish and other aquatic animals and plants are kept











 : Aquarium



7.

A place where beehives are kept and bees are raised for their honey











 : Apiary



8.

A period of 1,000 years











 : Millennium



9.

At least a hundred years of age











 : Centenarian



10.

One who is 90 years of age or between 90 and 100 years old











 : Nonagenarian



11.

Somebody who is between 80 and 89 years old











 : Octogenarian



12.

Person who is between 70 and 79 years old











 : Septuagenarian



13.

A boy or girl between the ages of 13 and 19











 : Teenager



14.

Somebody who moves from one region or country to another, often in search of work or other economic opportunities











 : Migrant



15.

The act or process of moving from one region or country to another











 : Migration



16.

To enter a new country for the purpose of settling there











 : Immigrate



17.

Somebody who has come to a country and settled there











 : Immigrant



18.

Person who leaves a place, especially his or her native country, to go and live in another country











 : Emigrant



19.

The act of leaving a native country to live in another country











 : Emigration



20.

A being from another planet or another part of the universe / One who does not belong to, is not accepted in or does not feel part of a particular group or society











 : Alien



21.

A person, animal or plant that has lived in an area from the earliest known times











 : Aborigines



22.

Person who is excessively concerned with his or her own health











 : Valetudinarian



23.

One who believes that pleasure should be the only aim in life











 : Hedonist



24.

A philosophical theory that holds that pleasure is the highest good or the source of moral values











 : Hedonism



25.

Emotional indifference, especially admirable patience and endurance shown in the face of misfortune











 : Stoicism



26.

Person who appears unaffected by emotions, especially somebody admired for showing patience and endurance in the face of adversity











 : Stoic



27.

One who has the habit of sleepwalking











 : Somnambulist



28.

Sleepwalking











 : Somnambulism



29.

A base or support for a column or statue











 : Pedestal



30.

Person who is traveling on foot, especially in an area also used by vehicles











 : Pedestrain



31.

Somebody who believes that all events are decided by fate











 : Fatalist



32.

The belief that people are powerless against fate











 : Fatalism



33.

The tendency to speak or write too much about the self / Selfishness or self-centeredness











 : Egotism



34.

Person who is selfish, self-absorbed, and self-centered / Person who tends to speak or write about himself or herself all the time











 : Egotist



35.

One who believes that the correct basis for a moral code is every person?s concern for his or her own best interests











 : Egoist



36.

Making personal welfare and interests only











 : Egoism



37.

The belief that it is impossible to know whether or not God exists











 : Agnosticsm



38.

Person who believes that it is impossible to know whether or not God exists












: Agnostic



39.

One who believes in and worship of all or many deities











: Pantheist



40.

The belief that God and the material world are one and that God is present in everything











 : Pantheism



41.

One who believes in several deities











 : Polytheist



42.

Worshiping of or believing in more than one gods.











 : Polytheism



43.

The belief that there is only one God











 : Monotheism



44.

One who believes that there is only one God











 : Monotheist



45.

Disbelief in the existence of God or deities











 : Atheism



46.

One who does not believe in God or deities











 : Atheist



47.

Belief in the existence of a god or gods











 : Theism



48.

One who believes in the existence of a god or gods











 : Theist



49.

Somebody who is excessively preoccupied with health and persistently believes that he or she is ill or in danger of becoming ill. (somebody with imaginary illness)











 : Hypochondriac



50.

An extreme fondness for books, or an obsessive urge to collect them











 : Bibliomania



51.

Person who loves or collects books











 : Bibliophile



52.

Person having uncontrollable urge to set fire to things











 : Pyromaniac



53.

Somebody who has an irresistible urge to steal, especially when there is no economic necessity











 : Kleptomaniac



54.

Person who achieves pleasure in suffering pain, humiliation and the acceptance of physical and verbal abuse











 : Masochist



55.

The gaining of sexual pleasure by causing physical or mental pain to other people.











 : Sadist



56.

Somebody who chooses a plain and simple life of self-denial











 : Ascetic



57.

A person who always expects the worst to happen in every situation and see the worst in all things











 : Pessimist



58.

Person who tends to feel hopeful and positive about future outcomes; Person who habitually looks at the bright side of the things.











 : Optimist



59.

Person who hates marriage











 : Misogamist



60.

Person who hates women











 : Misogynist



61.

Person who hates humankind in general, or dislikes and distrusts other people and tries to avoid their company











 : Misanthropist



62.

A desire to improve the material, social, and spiritual welfare of mankind, especially through charitable activities; A lover of mankind











 : Philanthropist



63.

A manuscript or other document entirely handwritten by its author











 : Holograph



64.

A typewritten document or text











 : Typescript



65.

A book or other text written by hand, especially one written before the invention of printing











 : Manuscript



66.

An account of somebody?s life written by that person











 : Autobiography



67.

An account of somebody?s life written or produced by another person











 : Biography



68.

The killing of all the people from a national, ethnic, or religious group











 : Genocide



69.

The killing of an infant











 : Infanticide



70.

The murder of a king











 : Regicide



71.

The act of killing another human being











 : Homicide



72.

The act of killing of his or her own brother











 : Fratricide



73.

Murdering your own mother











 : Matricide



74.

The murder of a father by his own child or children











 : Patricide



75.

Somebody who deliberately kills himself or herself











 : Suicide



76.

Government controlled by a mob











 : Mobocracy, Ochlocracy



77.

A government based on the principle of majority decision-making











 : Democracy



78.

Government by clergy (Priests)











 : Hierocracy



79.

Government by a god or by priests.











 : Theocracy



80.

Any wealthy social class that controls or greatly influences the government











 : Plutocracy



81.

Government of a country by a small group of people, especially a hereditary nobility











 : Aristocracy



82.

One who believes in anarchy











 : Anarchist



83.

The absence of any formal system of government in a society











 : Anarchy



84.

Government or control by a small group of people











 : Oligarchy



85.

A government ruled by a king











 : Monarchy



86.

Government in which one person has absolute power, dictatorship











 : Autocracy



87.

Eating any kind of food, including both plants and animals











 : Omnivorous



88.

Animal that feeds on flesh











 : Carnivore



89.

Feeding mainly on the flesh of other animals











 : Carnivorous



90.

Eating only or mainly grass or other plants











 : Herbivorous



91.

That feeds on grass (of animals)











 : Graminivorous



92.

Producing eggs that hatch outside the body











 : Oviparous



93.

Bringing forth young alive











 : Viviparous



94.

An animal with a thousand legs (name of a worm like creature having many more legs than a centipede)











 : Millipede



95.

An animal with a hundred legs (name of an insect like creature with many legs)











 : Centipede



96.

Animal with four legs











 : Quadruped



97.

Animal with two legs











 : Biped



98.

Present everywhere











 : Omnipresent



99.

All knowing











 : Omniscient



100.

All powerful











 : Omnipotent

Source: Talk English

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1.

Rajan said, ?I saw the procession?.











 : Rajan said that he had seen the procession.



2.

The old man said to the little boy, ?What is your name, my child??











 : The old man inquired of the little boy what his name was.



3.

She said, ?I have never seen him.?











 : She denied that she had never seen him.



4.

She said to him, ?Please don't abandon me!?











 : She entreated him not to abandon her.



5.

The Judge said to the police officer, ?Bring in the accused.?











 : The Judge commanded the police officer to bring in the accused.



6.

The officer said to his men, ?Fire.?











 : The officer commanded his men to fire.



7.

He said to the boy, ?What is your name??











 : He asked the boy what his name was.



8.

He said to me, ?Please help me!?











 : He requested me to help him.



9.

He exclaimed, ?My goodness! How beautiful she is!?











 : Full of wonder and admiration, he exclaimed how beautiful she was.



10.

The officer said to the candidate, ?How old are you??











 : The officer asked the candidate how old he was.



11.

They said to the conservative candidate, ?What are your views on socialism??











 : They questioned the conservative candidate on his views on socialism.



12.

She said to him indignantly, ?Am I your servant??











 : She asked him indignantly whether she was his servant.



13.

She said to me, ?You are my only friend?.











 : She told me that I was her only friend.



14.

The teacher said to the student, ?Stand up, and remain standing for ten minutes.?











 : The teacher told th student to stand up, and to remain standing for ten minutes.



15.

The principal said to the students, ?Your examinations will commence on Monday?.











 : The Principal informed the students that their examinations would commence on Monday.



16.

I said to him, ?When did you arrive??











 : I asked him when he had arrived.



17.

He said to his servant, ?Fetch my hat.?











 : He ordered his servant to fetch his hat.



18.

Venu said, ?I want chocolates now?











 : Venu said that he wanted chocolates then.



19.

He said to the stranger, ?Where do you come from??











 : He asked the stranger where he came from.



20.

He said to me, ?Did you go to college last Monday??











 : He asked me whether I had gone to college the previous Monday.



21.

The teacher said to the boy, ?Why were you absent yesterday??











 : The teacher asked the boy why he had been absent the previous day.



22.

He said, ?I have never seen her in my life?.











 : He denied that he had ever seen her in his life.



23.

He said to the policeman, ?Please don't beat me!?











 : He begged the policeman not to beat him.



24.

He said, ?I have many friends?.











 : He said that he had many friends.



25.

Vijay said, ?I have finished my work?.











 : Vijay said that he had finished his work.



26.

The dictator said, ?Let him be shot.?











 : The dictator ordered him to be shot.



27.

She said, ?Can his words be believed?











 : She queried whether his words could be believed.



28.

The spokesman said, ?The party is facing no new problem?.











 : The spokesman stated that the party was facing no new problem.



29.

The young man said, ?My goodness! How beautiful she is!?











 : The young man exclaimed with wonder and admiration how beautiful she was.



30.

He said to her, ?Where are you going??











 : He asked her where she was going.



31.

I said to him, ?Have you been drinking??











 : I asked him whether he had been drinking.



32.

I said to him, ?Kindly meet me tomorrow.?











 : I requested him to meet me the next day.



33.

He cried, ?O God, have mercy on me!?











 : He prayed God to have mercy on him.



34.

The teacher said to the students, ?Learn this poem by heart.?











 : The teacher instructed the students to learn the poem by heart.



35.

Raj said, ?I am going to Bangalore tomorrow.?











 : Raj said that he was going to Bangalore the next day.



36.

He said to me, ?Please help me!?











 : He begged me to help him.



37.

They said to him, ?Are you writing a novel??











 : They asked him whether he was writing a novel.



38.

He said, ?I am innocent, whatever people may say?











 : He claimed that he was innocent, whatever people might say.



39.

He said to the boy, ?Don't leave the house?.












: He ordered the boy not to leave the house.



40.

Arun said, ?The audience has been waiting for the minister's arrival?.











 : Arun said that the audience had been waiting for the minister's arrival.



41.

The teacher asked his students, ?Have you ever seen a kangaroo??











 : The teacher asked his students whether they had ever seen a kangaroo.



42.

Mr. Ajay: ?My friend, please don't betray your country?











 : Mr. Ajay pleaded with his friend not to betray his country.



43.

Calling a man aside, the policeman inquired, ?What is all this uproar about??











 : Calling a man aside, the policeman inquired what all the uproar was about.



44.

The Judge said, ?Let the accused be released forthwith.?











 : The Judge directed that the accused be released forthwith.



45.

The innkeeper said to the stranger, ?Who are you??











 : The innkeeper asked the stranger who he was.



46.

The old man exclaimed, ?Alas! My country is in ruins!?











 : The old man exclaimed bitterly that his country was in ruins.



47.

He said to me, ?Which is your book??











 : He asked me which my book was.



48.

John says, ?I can manage this problem.?











 : John says that he can manage that problem.



49.

He said to me, ?What is your name, and where do you live??











 : He wanted to know what my name and address and where I lived.



50.

He said, ?I wish to learn English?.











 : He said that he wished to learn English

Source: Talk English

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501.

...... you work hard, you will not pass



a. Unless


b. Until

c.Though


d. If


 : A



502.

You are ready to go ....



a. Is n't it


b. Aren't you




d. Is that so


 : B



503.

The opposite of the word 'denial'



a. acceptance


b. refusal




d. available


 : A



504.

The word which is closest in meaning to the word 'irrelevant'



a. unnecessary


b. reasonable




d. applicable


 : C



505.

He cannot get that contract. It is a wild goose chase (Meaning
      close to the idiom underlined)



a. desperate


b. useless effort




d. good effort


 : B



506.

The approximate meaning of 'a bee in one's bonnet is' .....



a. to be very enterprising


b. to be very timid and shy




d. to have a particular idea which occupies one's thoughts continually


 : D



507.

The miss pelt word among the following words
      Admission, Accomodation, Administration, Commutation



a. Admission


b. Commutation




d. Administration


 : C



508.

Please take care .... your health



a. With


b. of




d. at


 : B



509.

You will fail in the examination if ......



a. You did not work hard


b. You shall not work hard




d. You would not work hard


 : C



510.

When I met Seetha, ..... as a lecturer in the college



a. She was working


b. She has been working




d. She is working


 : A



511.

I have some acquaintance .... Tamil language



a. at


b. for




d. to


 : C



512.

A true patriot is always loyal.... his country



a. for


b. to




d. on


 : B



513.

I shall avail .... of your advice



a. him


b. me




d. on


 : D



514.

The photo clearly ..... the difference between the two sisters



a. bring about


b. brings out




d. brings to


 : B



515.

I ......... my elders



a. respect


b. am respecting




d. am respected


 : A



516.

It ......... heavily last night



a. raining


b. has rained




d. rained


 : D



517.

She ....... to India six years ago



a. came


b. had come




d. was come


 : A



518.

We must abstain ...... creating environment pollution



a. away


b. in




d. to


 : C



519.

I am going to .................... library



a. a


b. the




d. school


 : A



520.

The word most closely associated with HOSPITALITY is



a. hospital


b. doctor




d. host


 : D



521.

MALADY means .............



a. illness


b. calamity




d. misfortune


 : A



522.

The correctly spelt word is ...........



a. secratary


b. SECRETARY




d. SECRETERY


 : B



523.

When I reached everybody .............



a. was left


b. left




d. had been left


 : C



524.

Unless ............. you will fail



a. you do not work hard


b. you work hard




d. you work hardly


 : B



525.

The passive voice form of My uncle helps me' is



a. I am being helped by my uncle


b. I have been helped by my uncle




d. My uncle has been helped by me


 : C



526.

A group of boys .................. singing since morning



a. has been


b. have been




d. are being


 : B



527.

He treated me as if I ........... his slave



a. was


b. am




d. were


 : D



528.

If you had invited him he ........ come



a. would


b. will




d. was


 : C



529.

I have been waiting for him ........... five hours



a. since


b. for




d. till


 : B



530.

He said to me that he .............. going abroad



a. is


b. has been





d. was


 : C



531.

I ................ the boy from the deep well



a. escaped


b. saved




d. am saved


 : B



532.

You like vegetarian food, .............



a. do you?


b. isn't it?




d. don't you?


 : D



533.

The news ......... not make me sad



a. do


b. does




d. have


 : B



534.

The chief minister with two of his ministers.......... here



a. are


b. were




d. have been


 : C



535.

Which is the opposite of the word ?Demolish??



a. Devastate


b. Raze




d. Ruin


 : C



536.

Pick out the word which is not the synonym of ?Zeal?



a. Ardor


b. Distress




d. Passion


 : B



537.

Which of the following is the correct form of the word?



a. Jealousy


b. Jealesy




d. Jelousy


 : A



538.

?Vis-a-Vis? means:



a. Face to face


b. the other way around




d. none of the above


 : A



539.

?Circa? means;



a. correct


b. alone




d. sure


 : C



540.

Which is the opposite of the word ?Meager??



a. Ample


b. Frugal




d. Sparse


 : A



541.

Something to be corrected in a printed book is:



a. Conscript


b. Corrigendum




d. Bibliography


 : B



542.

?Pedant? means:



a. A person who makes an excessive show of learning


b. A person who knows the art or science of teaching




d. A person who tells a lie in a court


 : A



543.

Which of the following sentences is correct?



a. Five hundred rupees are big sum


b. Five hundred rupees is big sum




d. Five hundred rupees are a big sum


 : C



544.

?Ultra Virus? means:



a. beyond one's strength or capacity


b. the other way around




d. very good performance


 : A



545.

Which of the following is correctly spelled?



a. collaberate


b. contraversy




d. harasment


 : C



546.

Choose the correct form of the word



a. inflammatary


b. inflammatery




d. inflammatory


 : D



547.

I saw an insane person ........ the road



a. in


b. on




d. over


 : B



548.

The Panchayat President is presiding ...... the function



a. in


b. for




d. at


 : C



549.

Pick out the wrong sentence:



a. Neither A nor B is present


b. Neither of us is ready




d. She, not I responsible


 : D



550.

Which of the word comes first in dictionary?



a. Presumption


b. Pressure




d. Presence


 : C
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451.

The soil of Kuttanad is more fertile than



a. Kottayam


b. of Kottayam




d. at Kottyam


 : A



452.

He used to be a good football player ............?



a. wasn't he?


b. usedn't he?




d. didn't he?


 : C



453.

John does not remember ........... he lent his umbrella to



a. Where


b. When




d. Whom


 : A



454.

I have borrowed this motorbike ............. a friend.



a. of


b. from




d. to


 : D



455.

He asked whether such a thing was possible. The direct form of this sentence is



a. He said, "is such a thing possible?"


b. He said, "was such a thing possible?"




d. He said, "weather such thing was possible?"


 : B



456.

Combine the following sentences into a complex sentence. He shot an arrow. The arrow and it fell on the rooftop



a. He Shot an arrow and it fell on the rooftop


b. He shot an arrow, but it fell on the rooftop




d. The arrow that fell on the rooftop has been shot by him


 : A



457.

We heard the teacher give him a piece of advice. What is the passive form?



a. He was given by the teacher a piece of advice


b. The teacher was heard to give him a piece of advice




d. The teacher was heard by us a he gave him a piece of advice


 : C



458.

Which of the following is correct?



a. The French speak French


b. French speak the French




d. French speak the French language


 : B



459.

Which of the following is correct?



a. Platinum is a precious substance


b. A platinum is a precious substance




d. Platinums are precious substances


 : A



460.

Which of the following is an incorrect sentence?



a. The book provides a lucid account of the subject


b. This book is my one means of getting to the subject




d. May I lend this book from you for a few days?


 : A



461.

He failed ............ his best efforts.



a. Contrary


b. In spite of




d. Regardless of


 : D



462.

'One should never live beyond one's means'. What does means in the sentence mean?



a. way


b. ends




d. wealth


 : B



463.

She claims to be able to ............. the future.



a. foretell


b. foresight




d. forewarn


: D



464.

The word that is more or less similar in meaning INDUSTRIOUS is:



a. Productive


b. Manufacture




d. Arrogant


 : A



465.

Find the alternative which means the opposite of the word given in capitals. BRIGHT



a. intelligent


b. robust




d. dull


 : D



466.

Find the alternative which means the opposite of the word given in capitals. CONTENDED



a. violent


b. unhappy




d. peaceful


 : D



467.

Find the alternative which means most nearly the same as the word given in capitals SUPERFLUOUS



a. useless


b. futile




d. more than what is necessary


 : C



468.

Find the alternative which means most nearly the same as the word given in capitals BEHAVE



a. act


b. speak




d. manners


: A



469.

Fill in the blanks using the most appropriate alternative from
      the choices given
      This list is for students ....... mother tongue is not English.



a. that


b. whose




d. which


 : B



470.

Fill in the blanks using the most appropriate alternative from
      the choices given
      India trades .... the USA ... Sugar and Jute.



a. with, in


b. about, on




d. off, ever


 : C



471.

Fill in the blanks using the most appropriate alternative from
      the choices given
      Quinine acts as a preventive .... Malaria



a. from


b. against




d. to


 : A



472.

Fill in the blanks using the most appropriate alternative from
      the choices given
      I saw a ........ of sheep grazing in the field



a. flock


b. herd




d. pack


 : A



473.

Read the sentence and find out in which part the grammatical
      error lies.
      At / all events / the mission / was a failure
      (1)      (2)            (3)              (4)



a. 1


b. 2




d. 4


 : D



474.

Read the sentence and find out in which part the grammatical
      error lies.
      I did not / want her/ spends / all the money
      (1)           (2)          (3)         (4)



a. 1


b. 2




d. 4


 : B



475.

Select an appropriate set of letters which forms a word having similar meaning as that of the words on the right and left side of the brackets Portion (.....) Slice



a. part


b. piece




d. generous


 : B



476.

Choose the word that can be substituted for 'that which lasts for ever'



a. eternal


b. ephemeral




d. permanent


 : A



477.

The word opposite in meaning to CONCEAL is



a. Deny


b. accept




d. yield


 : C



478.

Pick out the correct sentence from the following



a. he is my brother, isn't it?


b. we came on foot




d. I and Ashok go to school together


 : D



479.

The correct passive voice form of the sentence ?Someone stole the watch? is



a. The watch was stolen


b. The watch was stolen by some one




d. The watch had been stolen by someone


 : A



480.

"His most trusted friend proved to be a snake in the grass." What does 'a snake in the grass mean'?



a. an unreliable person


b. low and mean




d. cowardly and brutal


 : C



481.

My father.... from diabetes for the past three years



a. is suffering


b. has been suffering




d. had been suffering


 : B



482.

No one could explain how a calm and balanced person like him could.....such a mindless act on his friends



a. Perpetuate


b. Precipitate




d. Perpetrate


 : D



483.

Every one seems to know but .......



a. I


b. myself




d. mine


 : B



484.

Take it .....



a. as easy


b. easy




d. as if easy


 : B



485.

........ girls have gone for a picnic



a. the all


b. all




d. all the


 : B



486.

I haven't .... friends here



a. many


b. some




d. a few


 : A



487.

If he had studied hard he ...... a first class



a. will get


b. would get




d. would have got


 : D



488.

It is time we ........



a. were started


b. shall start




d. have started


 : C



489.

How long..... here?



a. you are staying


b. have you been staying




d. were you staying


 : B



490.

How ......... you disobey me?



a. dare


b. dared




d. must


 : A



491.

You ...... obey your parents



a. will


b. would




d. should


 : D



492.

Tom shouldn't waste his time, and ........... should john



a. why


b. neither




d. as


 : B



493.

We needn't go to school today ..........



a. must we?


b. mustn't we?




d. need we?


 : A



494.

The two children quarreled with ..............



a. each other


b. one another




d. among themselves


 : A



495.

She is the kind of student .......... we want



a. which


b. whom




d. who


 : B



496.

Rash driving causes many accidents (Change in to passive voice)



a. Many accidents are caused by rash driving


b. Accident is caused by rash driving




d. Many accidents are being caused by rash driving


 : A



497.

...... you help me?



a. May


b. Shall




d. Should


 : C



498.

I am so busy that I cannot take up this work (Use 'too' instead of so that)



a. I am too busy to take up this work


b. I am too busy that I cannot take up the work




d. I am too busy that I can take up the work


 : A



499.

Leela said 'I wrote a letter' (Change into indirect speech)



a. Leela said that she wrote a letter


b. Leela said that she has written letter




d. Leela said that she was writing a letter


 : C



500.

He was not only fined ...... sent out of the class



a. and


b. but also




d. but


 : B
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401.

Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
 COMMON



a. Rare


b. Small




d. Poor


 : A



402.

Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
 FAINT-HEARTED



a. Warm-hearted


b. Full-blooded




d. Stout-hearted


 : D



403.

Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
 PERTINENT



a. Irrational


b. Irregular




d. Irrelevant


 : D



404.

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and then indicate it.
 The building comprises _______ sixty rooms.



a. of


b. into




d. no preposition needed


 : D



405.

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and then indicate it.
 Owing to the power cut in the area, factories are being forced to _____ men.



a. throw away


b. send off




d. lay off


 : D



406.

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and then indicate it.
 The team was well trained and strong, but somehow their ____ was low.



a. feeling


b. moral




d. morale


 : D



407.

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and then indicate it.
 The _______ brought against the Ministry was rejected by a vast majority in the Lower House of Parliament.



a. bill


b. motion




d. suit


 : B



408.

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and then indicate it.
 I haven't eaten an apple _______ a long while.



a. from


b. since




d. until


 : C



409.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) actually (B) jokes (C) are (D) sensitive (E) me (F) about



a. ECFDAB


b. CEADFB




d. BCDFEA


 : D



410.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) diwali (B) surfaced (C) had (D) he (E) again (F) last



a. ECDBFA


b. AFBDCE




d. FADCBE


 : D



411.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) has (B) rung (C) he (D) me (E) up (F) never



a. CAFBDE


b. CABDEF




d. ACBDEF


 : A



412.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) behave (B) some (C) very (D) always (E) funnily (F) people



a. CEBFDA


b. FABCED




d. DBFACE


 : C



413.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) for (B) opened (C) family (D) door (E) we (D) connections



a. CFBDAE


b. EBDACF





d. CBAEFD


 : B



414.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) food grain (B) production (C) gone (D) up (E) has (F) of



a. ABECFD


b. CDEABF




d. AFBECD


 : C



415.

In each of the following questions, six words are given which are denoted by A, B, C, D, E and F. By using all the six words, each only once, you have to frame a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence. The correct order of the words is your answer. Choose from the four alternatives the one having the correct order of words and mark it as your answer on the answer sheet.
 (A) money (B) he (C) to (D) his (E) gave (F) Ashok



a. FEDACB


b. BEACDF




d. BEDACF


 : D



416.

Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them:
 (A) The peon reminded him that his lunch was uneaten.
 (B) During lunch break the peon placed lunch dishes on Jagdeeshan's table
 (C) By evening Jagdeesan began feeling hungry.
 (D) He was too busy even to notice him.
 (E) He then realized that he had not eaten the whole day.
 Which sentence should come THIRD in the paragraph?



a. A


b. B




d. D


 : C



417.

Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them:
 (A) The peon reminded him that his lunch was uneaten.
 (B) During lunch break the peon placed lunch dishes on Jagdeeshan's table
 (C) By evening Jagdeesan began feeling hungry.
 (D) He was too busy even to notice him.
 (E) He then realized that he had not eaten the whole day.
 Which sentence should come FIRST in the sentence?



a. A


b. B




d. D


 : B



418.

Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them:
 (A) The peon reminded him that his lunch was uneaten.
 (B) During lunch break the peon placed lunch dishes on Jagdeeshan's table
 (C) By evening Jagdeesan began feeling hungry.
 (D) He was too busy even to notice him.
 (E) He then realized that he had not eaten the whole day.
 Which sentence should come SECOND in the paragraph?



a. A


b. B




d. D


 : D



419.

Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them:
 (A) The peon reminded him that his lunch was uneaten.
 (B) During lunch break the peon placed lunch dishes on Jagdeeshan's table
 (C) By evening Jagdeesan began feeling hungry.
 (D) He was too busy even to notice him.
 (E) He then realized that he had not eaten the whole day.
 Which sentence should come FOURTH in the paragraph?



a. A


b. B




d. D


 : A



420.

Rearrange the following five sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) in the proper sequence so as to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them:
 (A) The peon reminded him that his lunch was uneaten.
 (B) During lunch break the peon placed lunch dishes on Jagdeeshan's table
 (C) By evening Jagdeesan began feeling hungry.
 (D) He was too busy even to notice him.
 (E) He then realized that he had not eaten the whole day.
 Which sentence should come LAST in the paragraph?



a. A


b. B




d. E


 : D



421.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 This person was caught by the police ______ also.



a. now


b. sooner




d. earlier


 : D



422.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Neha turned ______ him and signalled to him to come forward.



a. for


b. towards




d. against


 : B



423.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 I had to _______ some money from the office.



a. accept


b. collect




d. earn


 : B



424.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Naveen's ______ to reach there in time for the interview was understandable.



a. ambition


b. agreement




d. anxiety


 : D



425.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Deepti was _____ wet when she reached the school that day.



a. very


b. never




d. fully


 : D



426.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 _______ his failure Salim was not unhappy.



a. Despite


b. As




d. Even though


 : A



427.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Babu was looking at the painting with ______.



a. interest


b. interestedly




d. interestingly


 : A



428.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Neeti was ______ sure when Avinash would come back home as he stayed back in the office often.



a. nearly


b. none




d. never


 : D



429.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Pramila was standing ________ far away to hear me clearly.



a. too


b. even




d. distance


 : A



430.

Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete:
 Amala asked me to ________ up the ladder.



a. get


b. got




d. goes


 : C



431.

In each question below Four words (a), (b), (c), (d) are given, one of which MAY BE WRONGLY SPELT. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'e' i.e. "All correct".



a. Suggestion


b. Recomendation




d. Suicide


 : B



432.

In each question below Four words (a), (b), (c), (d) are given, one of which MAY BE WRONGLY SPELT. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'e' i.e. "All correct".



a. Demise


b. Furniture




d. Premise


 : C



433.

In each question below Four words (a), (b), (c), (d) are given, one of which MAY BE WRONGLY SPELT. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'e' i.e. "All correct".



a. Glamour


b. Graduate




d. Greenery


 : E



434.

In each question below Four words (a), (b), (c), (d) are given, one of which MAY BE WRONGLY SPELT. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'e' i.e. "All correct".



a. Qualification


b. Qualm




d. Querry


 : D



435.

In each question below Four words (a), (b), (c), (b) are given, one of which MAY BE WRONGLY SPELT. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'e' i.e. "All correct".



a. Occasional


b. Occupational




d. Ocean


 : E



436.

In each question below Four words (a), (b), (c), (d) are given, one of which MAY BE WRONGLY SPELT. Find out that word, the spelling of which is WRONG. The letter of that word is the answer. If all the four words are spelt correctly, the answer is 'e' i.e. "All correct".



a. Repreive


b. Retrospect




d. Receive


 : A



437.

Choose the word which is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word given
 FOUND



a. Missed


b. Lost




d. Removed


 : A



438.

Choose the word which is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word given
 ARRIVE



a. Settle


b. Depart




d. Meet


 : B



439.

Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word given
 AWFUL



a. huge


b. ugly




d. horrible


 : D



440.

Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word given
UTTERLY



a. merely


b. disturbingly




d. expressingly


 : C



441.

The italicized part of the sentence may have an error. The sentence can be made meaningful and correct by replacing the italicized part with one of the given alternatives. The letter of the alternative is the answer. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is needed mark, 'e' as the answer.
 Prashant could reached by now if he had gone by taxi.



a. could reach


b. reached




d. could have reached


 : D



442.

The italicized part of the sentence may have an error. The sentence can be made meaningful and correct by replacing the italicized part with one of the given alternatives. The letter of the alternative is the answer. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is needed mark, 'e' as the answer.
 Last year the Club has received a large donation.



a. had received


b. has to receive




d. receives


 : A



443.

The italicized part of the sentence may have an error. The sentence can be made meaningful and correct by replacing the italicized part with one of the given alternatives. The letter of the alternative is the answer. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is needed mark, 'e' as the answer.
 Maya has managed to complete the work I gave her.



a. would have managed


b. has management




d. has to manage


 : E



444.

The italicized part of the sentence may have an error. The sentence can be made meaningful and correct by replacing the italicized part with one of the given alternatives. The letter of the alternative is the answer. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is needed mark, 'e' as the answer.
 Venkat tries to make me change my mind but I was firm.



a. tried


b. trying




d. had been tried


 : A



445.

The italicized part of the sentence may have an error. The sentence can be made meaningful and correct by replacing the italicized part with one of the given alternatives. The letter of the alternative is the answer. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is needed mark, 'e' as the answer.
 Naveen has left when I reached his home.



a. has to leave


b. had left




d. leaves


 : B



446.

By this day next year, my brother .......... his course.



a. complete


b. will complete




d. will have completed


 : B



447.

In the tournament team A .......... team B



a. won


b. lost




d. won to


 : D



448.

If I ........ the time, I would have spent a few more days with you.



a. got


b. had had




d. was to have


 : C



449.

Mary is ............ older than what she appears.



a. very


b. much




d. some


 : A



450.

John ........... visit the library everyday.



a. used to


b. invariably




d. frequently


 : B
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