English Grammar and correct usage test – Dec 31, 20141. Choose the best alternative that can replace the underlined portion in the below given sentence.
i. Village activities like threshing, milking, doing cartwheels were the stuff of village life and I soaked them up.
a. The stuff of village life’s and I soak them up
b. The stuffed of village life and I soaks them up
c. The stuff of villages is they soaked them up
d. No change View Answer / Hide Answer2. A sentence has been divided into four parts. Choose the alternative that contains error.
a. Sitting under the shade
b. Of a tree for a while
c. Made us fresh
d. For the further journey
e. No errorView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Choose the correct meaning of the underlined idiom or phrase given in the below sentence.
ANSWER: a. Sitting under the shade
i. I was shocked when he jumped down my throat
without proper reason.
a. To accept eagerly
b. Not to be intimidated
c. To appear innocent
d. To retort sharply View Answer / Hide Answer
4. Which alternative will best replace the below given sentence.
ANSWER: d. To retort sharply
i. A speech or piece of writing that praises somebody or something highly.
d. EncoreView Answer / Hide Answer5. In the below mentioned analogy; choose the correct from the alternatives word that displays the same relation.
i. Peat : Lignite : Bituminous
d. CokeView Answer / Hide Answer6. Choose the correct synonym for the below given word
d. MagnificentView Answer / Hide Answer7. Choose the correct antonym for the below given word.
d. Corrupt View Answer / Hide Answer8. The sentence given below is mentioned in Active/ Passive Voice. Choose the correct alternative that best expresses the sentence in Passive/ Active Voice.
i. A famous designer will redecorate the hotel
a. The hotel shall be redecorated by a famous designer.
b. The hotel would be redecorated by a famous designer.
c. The hotel will be redecorated by a famous designer.
d. The hotel might be redecorated by a famous designer.View Answer / Hide Answer
9. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
ANSWER: c. The hotel will be redecorated by a famous designer.
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d. 23145View Answer / Hide Answer10. Choose from the alternatives which is either the synonym or the antonym of the below given word.
d. ClaimView Answer / Hide Answer