English Grammar and correct usage test - Nov 18, 2014
English Grammar and correct usage test – Nov 18, 20141. Rearrange the below mentioned alternatives to form a coherent paragraph.
A. So how do they express opposition to an idea?
B. As females grow up in our culture, they are taught not to be confrontational, not to make a scene or be aggressive or pushy.
C. Often they use indirect channels such as questions.
D. They of course, also use questions in the traditional way to solicit information to make people rethink their positions, plans, or ideas.
d. BCDAView Answer / Hide Answer2. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase given below.
i. To look as if butter won’t melt in your mouth
a. To pay a visit
b. To look very innocent
c. A secret operation
d. There is no one at sightView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Which alternative will best replace the underlined portion in the below given sentence.
ANSWER: b. To look very innocent
i. The thrilling narrative caused the hair on the skin to stand erect
d. Horror View Answer / Hide Answer4. Rearrange the following alternatives to complete the below mentioned sentence.
A. He laid emphasis on
B. Appealing to
C. Human element
D. And sentiment
d. BDCAView Answer / Hide Answer5. In the below mentioned analogy; choose the correct from the alternatives word that displays the same relation.
i. Fish : Shoal
a. Shark : School
b. Whale : Herd
c. Elephant : Flock
d. Audience : TheatreView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Choose the odd man out
ANSWER: a. Shark : School
e. NaroraView Answer / Hide Answer7. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
d. ConcertinaaView Answer / Hide Answer8. Choose the correct synonym for the below given word.
d. AidView Answer / Hide Answer9. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
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d. 136542View Answer / Hide Answer10. Choose the correct antonym for the below given word.
d. FurnishedView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: b. Underprivileged