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Question No. 1

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

CONSTERNATION

Question No. 2

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word.

INGENIOUS

Question No. 3

Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word.

Question No. 4

In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, mark the “No error” option.

My brother’s (1)/ability of acting (2)/ was recognized at a very young age. (3)/ No error (4)

Question No. 5

In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, mark the “No error” option.

I admit that (1)/ I have some doubts (2)/ about your honesty. (3)/ No error (4)

Question No. 6

In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, mark the “No error” option.

They persisted (1)/ on their going (2)/ inspite of rain. (3)/ No error (4)

Question No. 7

Direction : The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative.

Hard working people always succeed …….. whatever they do.

 

Question No. 8

Direction : The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative.

I must…….. my deficiency in English.

Question No. 9

Direction : The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative.

He waited with …….. breath for the door to open.

Question No. 10

Directions : In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

To carry the day

Question No. 11

Directions : In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

A man of straw

Question No. 12

Directions : In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Pass the buck

Question No. 13

Direction : Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

A paper written by hand

Question No. 14

Direction : Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

Bare minimum needed for survival

Question No. 15

Direction : Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

People who belong to the same country

Question No. 16

Directions : In each of the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is bold . Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, choose the alternative corresponding to “No improvement”.

The watch is correct by the minute. 

Question No. 17

Directions : In each of the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is bold . Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, choose the alternative corresponding to “No improvement”.

He is a weak child, yet he appears to be lazy.

Question No. 18

Directions : In each of the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is bold . Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, choose the alternative corresponding to “No improvement”.

She thought that she would destroy it with her own hands rather than allowing it to be misused.

Question No. 19

Directions : In each of the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is bold . Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, choose the alternative corresponding to “No improvement”.

Your long awaited reply came through yesterday.

Question No. 20

Directions : In each of the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is bold . Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, choose the alternative corresponding to “No improvement”.

There are so many claims on the reader’s attention that it is no wonder he is left with a little power of discernment.

Question No. 21

Directions : A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Most of the African countries live in sub-human conditions because of extreme poverty, upheaval, hunger, disease, unemployment, lack of education and both inexperienced and corrupt administrations. The devastating consequences of the AIDS epidemic in those countries could improve if the infected population were to receive free drugs to control the disease, have access to health professionals and get information on how to prevent its spread. But this can only be achieved through international help programs in which leaders of the world’s richest countries donate medicine and also send doctors and nurses to treat and educate those in need. Moreover, most of the poor countries rely on selling agricultural products and raw materials fo rich nations and buying industrialized products from them, resulting in a huge financial deficit. Consequently, they borrow a significant amount of money from the World Bank to try and improve their broken economies, but sometimes the money disappears with no significant changes and they cannot even pay the interest to the bank. Regarding this issue, last year the G8, which is comprised of leaders of the eight richest nations, decided to forgive billions of dollars worth of debt owed by the world’s poorest nations. In addition, they developed adequate loan programs to financially assist those countries.

Question :- According to the author, one of the ways of helping the infected people in Africa to fight AIDS is by :

Question No. 22

Directions : A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Most of the African countries live in sub-human conditions because of extreme poverty, upheaval, hunger, disease, unemployment, lack of education and both inexperienced and corrupt administrations. The devastating consequences of the AIDS epidemic in those countries could improve if the infected population were to receive free drugs to control the disease, have access to health professionals and get information on how to prevent its spread. But this can only be achieved through international help programs in which leaders of the world’s richest countries donate medicine and also send doctors and nurses to treat and educate those in need. Moreover, most of the poor countries rely on selling agricultural products and raw materials fo rich nations and buying industrialized products from them, resulting in a huge financial deficit. Consequently, they borrow a significant amount of money from the World Bank to try and improve their broken economies, but sometimes the money disappears with no significant changes and they cannot even pay the interest to the bank. Regarding this issue, last year the G8, which is comprised of leaders of the eight richest nations, decided to forgive billions of dollars worth of debt owed by the world’s poorest nations. In addition, they developed adequate loan programs to financially assist those countries.

Question :- As the author describes the condition in Africa, her tone is :

Question No. 23

Directions : A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Most of the African countries live in sub-human conditions because of extreme poverty, upheaval, hunger, disease, unemployment, lack of education and both inexperienced and corrupt administrations. The devastating consequences of the AIDS epidemic in those countries could improve if the infected population were to receive free drugs to control the disease, have access to health professionals and get information on how to prevent its spread. But this can only be achieved through international help programs in which leaders of the world’s richest countries donate medicine and also send doctors and nurses to treat and educate those in need. Moreover, most of the poor countries rely on selling agricultural products and raw materials fo rich nations and buying industrialized products from them, resulting in a huge financial deficit. Consequently, they borrow a significant amount of money from the World Bank to try and improve their broken economies, but sometimes the money disappears with no significant changes and they cannot even pay the interest to the bank. Regarding this issue, last year the G8, which is comprised of leaders of the eight richest nations, decided to forgive billions of dollars worth of debt owed by the world’s poorest nations. In addition, they developed adequate loan programs to financially assist those countries.

Question : In the context of this essay, the phrase ‘sub-human’ means:

Question No. 24

Directions : A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Most of the African countries live in sub-human conditions because of extreme poverty, upheaval, hunger, disease, unemployment, lack of education and both inexperienced and corrupt administrations. The devastating consequences of the AIDS epidemic in those countries could improve if the infected population were to receive free drugs to control the disease, have access to health professionals and get information on how to prevent its spread. But this can only be achieved through international help programs in which leaders of the world’s richest countries donate medicine and also send doctors and nurses to treat and educate those in need. Moreover, most of the poor countries rely on selling agricultural products and raw materials fo rich nations and buying industrialized products from them, resulting in a huge financial deficit. Consequently, they borrow a significant amount of money from the World Bank to try and improve their broken economies, but sometimes the money disappears with no significant changes and they cannot even pay the interest to the bank. Regarding this issue, last year the G8, which is comprised of leaders of the eight richest nations, decided to forgive billions of dollars worth of debt owed by the world’s poorest nations. In addition, they developed adequate loan programs to financially assist those countries.

Question : What was the most significant step taken by the G8 towards assisting the poor countries in dealing with their need ?

Question No. 25

Directions : A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Most of the African countries live in sub-human conditions because of extreme poverty, upheaval, hunger, disease, unemployment, lack of education and both inexperienced and corrupt administrations. The devastating consequences of the AIDS epidemic in those countries could improve if the infected population were to receive free drugs to control the disease, have access to health professionals and get information on how to prevent its spread. But this can only be achieved through international help programs in which leaders of the world’s richest countries donate medicine and also send doctors and nurses to treat and educate those in need. Moreover, most of the poor countries rely on selling agricultural products and raw materials fo rich nations and buying industrialized products from them, resulting in a huge financial deficit. Consequently, they borrow a significant amount of money from the World Bank to try and improve their broken economies, but sometimes the money disappears with no significant changes and they cannot even pay the interest to the bank. Regarding this issue, last year the G8, which is comprised of leaders of the eight richest nations, decided to forgive billions of dollars worth of debt owed by the world’s poorest nations. In addition, they developed adequate loan programs to financially assist those countries.

Question : What has led to the poor countries accumulating more debts?