Saturday, June 4, 2016

English Mix : English Quiz for Upcoming Bank/SSC Exam Set-3


Mixed English Quiz for Upcoming Exam
VERBAL TEST PAPER 3

Directions for questions 1 to 3
Each of the sentences given below has a blank space. Select the appropriate word that would make the sentence meaningful.
1.  He is said to be poor as ________
    Simple    a church mouse     Crone     a scarecrow
2. The captious political situation __________ unorthodox remedies.
    Calls in     calls off          calls for         calls out
3. We had concluded that Jim had died in a railway accident, when a week later, he stood in front of us as large as _______
    a giant    an ox             the day           life
4. The four steps were enforced at that time with a view _______ absenteeism.
    to curbing    to curb    of curbing        for curbing
Directions for questions 5 to 9

Each question consists of four jumbled sentences marked A, B, C, & D. Indicate the sequence which completes the sentence
5.
       (A) is your ability to spot a mistake in
        (B) one of the aspects of the French Language   
        (C) a piece of formal written French
       (D) you are examined in
       DCBA     CABC    BDAC    ACDB
6.
        (A)as he cannot possibly read and examine
        (B) an editor has to play it by ear
        (C) all the stuff that comes to him
        (D) when he is considering varied articles on diverse subjects
        BDCA     DCBA    BDAC    BADC
 7.
        (A) can make use of all the services and experts
        (B)the most effective joint attack on management problems
        (C) in such a way as to evolve
        (D) a well organized operations research team
        ]BDCA     DACB    DABC    BCDA
8. 
        (A) Submission is another tendency in children
        (B) Dr Mathews, a psychologist recognizes self-assertion as the life force
        (C) Both these tendencies differ from child to child
        (D) Self-assertion is a dominant instinct
       BDCA     DACB    DABC    BCDA
9.
        (A) the employees will resent the inconsistent way in which
        (B) as otherwise
        (C) discipline is negotiated with a single individual for the sake of his morale
        (D) one must consider the morale of the entire working force
        BDCA     DACB    DABC    DBAC
Directions for questions 10 to 14
Given below are five words. Choose the word that does not belong to the group
10.  ram, goat, sheep, ewe, bitch
        bitch              ewe              ram                goat
11. books, library ,scholar ,dozen ,lectern
       dozen            books          library          lectern
12.  voyage, plank, nautical, mariner, compass
       plank             voyage         nautical         compass
13. museum, curator, curio, antiques, pantheon
       museum        curator         curio              pantheon
14. pulley, hawser, crane, wharf, load
        pulley              hawser        crane              wharf
Each of the sentences below has one or more blank spaces indicating that something has been left out. Choose the set of words that makes the sentence most meaningful.
15.  ______ curtains of lace not only add grace but also _______ robbers from breaking into houses for fear of being seen.
Diaphanous, in habit
Lacy, prevent
Dilatory, instigate
Desultory, in genue
16.  The man was mentally _____after the death of his wife and hence was put in an ______
unfit, hospital
deranged,asylum
upset,institution
depraved, ding
 17.  The _______ of his interest between music and dance put him in a ______as to which to pursue after completion of school.
diffusion, charisma
interest, problem
dichotomy, dilemma
confusion, perplex
18.  clothes are ________ to make them shine
whitened
bleached
washed
rubbed
 19.  Medical facilities have improved so well that what was ________ yesterday is_______ today.
unimaginable,commonplace
professional, amateur
unbelievable, possible
official, unofficial
Each question below has two capitalized words which have a certain relationship between them . Following this are four other pairs. Select the pair wherein the words havea relationship closest to that of the original pair.
20.  Ballerina:Balletomane
heroine:audience
performer:admirer
dance:choreographer
artist:critic
21.  Boomerang:Aborigine
tomahawk:Indian
pistol:holster
horse:cowboy
hook:manhout
22.  Stoic:Emotions
glint:steel
flint:spark
stork:baby
precious:gem
23.  DISH: MENU
stars:stripes
seal: paper
vegetables:knife
leaf:book
24.  BEE:HIVE
dog: mat
hornet:nest
duck:pond
worm:grub
 Directions for questions 25 to 30
In each question below a capitalised word is followed by words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite to the given capitalised word

25.  BROWBEAT
usurp
procrastinate
cajole
despair
26.  DROSS
liquid
stale
liqeur
essence
27.  SLACK
airy
active
congenial
flamboyant
28.  SEEDY
slow
fashionable
intricate
germinal
29.  CAVIL
hair splitting
loosen up
applaud
flatter
30.  NETTLE
disentangle
dismember
obfuscate
assauge
Answers to Test 3
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