Saturday, June 4, 2016

English Mix : English Quiz for Upcoming Bank/SSC Exam Set-4


Mixed English Quiz for Upcoming Exam
VERBAL TEST PAPER 4

Directions for questions 1 to 4
In each question below a capitalised word is followed by words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite to the given capitalised word.
1. SPRUCE
coniferous
exhibit
balderdash
sloppy
2. EXIGUOUS
vermiform
external
plentiful
limited
3. ECLAT
shining
splendiferous
devastating
fiasco
4. BILK
abbreviate
make noise
sulk
pay

Directions for questions 5 to 13
In each question below a capitalized word is followed by words. Choose the word that has
most nearly the same meaning as the given capitalized word
5. ABNEGATE
terminate
contradict
oppose
renounce
6.ACCOUNTREMENT
dress
uniform
ornaments
equipment
7. WHOLESOME
fulsome
perfect
healthy
delectable
8. INSTANCY
urgency
transistoriness
expediency
quickness
9. EXORDIUM
exit
exodus
applause
introduction
10. CANARD
scheme
plot
forgery
hoax
11. SEDULOUS
gullible
seductive
diligent
careful
12. VELITATION
inclination
controversy
felicitation
opposition
13. PRISTINE
immaculate
original
glorious
actual

Directions for questions 14 to 23
Choose a substitute for the underlined expression
14. Jim was worrying and nagging his dad to get him a car
exasperating
teasing
badgering
bullying
15.  The study of the cause of diseases is essential to find a cure
Aetiology
Teleology
Pharmacology
Pathology
16. The rude shock unhinged him and upset his state of perfect balance
peace
rest
equilibrium
mentality
17.  The place where clothes are kept was dirty
cloth-shelf
wardrobe
pantry
bathroom
18.  Amar did not know that his speaking aloud to himself was overheard
monologue
aside
soliloqoy
alone
19.  I told them to prepare a summary of the general view of the subject
paraphrase
synopsis
education
comment
20. Anita was scared on seeing the violent and irregular movement of the limbs of the boy
convulsions
shivering
spasms
rich
21. Those who eat only vegetables do not like meat
Ascetics
Vegetarians
Bad
Poor
22. The notice of death in the newspaper alarmed everyone
elegy
mortuary
obituary
death
23.  He confessed that he urged the committing of the crime
encouraged
instigated
inspired
liked

Directions for Qs 24 to 30
Some of the sentences given below have certain errors in them. Spot the sentence with the error
24.
        1]A survey of the reading habits of people
        2]revealed that most people
        3]are interested in fictions
        4]than other literary works
1
2
3
4
25.
        1]While all regional languages
        2]should be given encouragement
        3]it is our desire that we should
        4]have a national language for us
1
2
3
4
26.
        1]There goes Mr Raj and
        2]his wife
        3]attracting the attention
        4]of all passers by
1
2
3
4
27.
        1]Sachin is
        2]a best example
        3]of a cricketer
        4]who was very nice by heart
1
2
3
4
28.
        1]It is a fact that
        2]he left his country
        3]and settles in a foreign land
        4]for money
1
2
3
4
29.
        1]Looking through my day's mails
        2]I found to my surprise
        3]a letter to my surprise
        4]from my dearest friend
1
2
3
4
30.
        1]The style of a man should be
        2]the image of his mind
        3]but the choice of language
        4]are the fruit of experience
1
2
3
4
Answers to Test 4
1.[4]
2.[3]
3. [4]
4.[4]
5.[4]
6.[4]
7.[3]
8.[1]
9. [4]
10.[4]
11.[3]
12.[2]
13.[2]
14. [3]
15. [1]
16. [3]
17. [2]
18. [3]
19. [2]
20. [1]
21. [2]
22. [3]
23. [2]
24. [3]
25. [4]
26. [1]
27. [2]
28. [3]
29. [1]
30. [4]