English Grammar and correct usage test – Nov 21, 20141. Choose the correct antonym for the below given word.
d. FurnishedView Answer / Hide Answer
2. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
ANSWER: b. Underprivileged
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d. 136542View Answer / Hide Answer3. Choose the correct synonym for the below given word.
d. AidView Answer / Hide Answer4. Choose the odd man out
e. NaroraView Answer / Hide Answer5. Which alternative will best replace the underlined portion in the below given sentence.
i. The thrilling narrative caused the hair on the skin to stand erect
d. HorrorView Answer / Hide Answer6. In the below given passage, there are blanks which are numbered. Fill in the blanks choosing the correct alternative mentioned against each number.
It is 1
these days to talk of national competitive advantage. Not just 2
, but politicians and bureaucrats are 3
beginning to use this phrase. This is a valuable concept, but it is 4
to fall into the mercantilist trap of believing the nations compete in the global market and policy – makers 5
the market share.
i. a. Fashionable b. Fashion c. Fashions d. Fashioning
ii. a. Business b. Businessmen c. Businesses d. Businessed
iii. a. Increase b. Increasing c. Increasingly d. Increased
iv. a. Easier b. Easiest c. Ease d. Easy
v. a. Determine b. Determination c. Determined d. Determines
i. a, ii. b, iii. c, iv. d, v. a
i. c, ii. d, iii. d, iv. c, v. c
i. d, ii. b, iii. c, iv. d, v. a
i. a, ii. c, iii. a, iv. a, v. dView Answer / Hide Answer
7. The sentence given below is mentioned in Active/ Passive Voice. Choose the correct alternative that best expresses the sentence in Passive/ Active Voice.
ANSWER: i. a, ii. b, iii. c, iv. d, v. a
i. You should open the door.
a. The door should be opened by you.
b. The door will be opened by you.
c. The door would be opened by you.
d. The door might be opened by you.View Answer / Hide Answer
8. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
ANSWER: a. The door should be opened by you.
d. ConcertinaaView Answer / Hide Answer