English Grammar and correct usage test – Oct 21, 20141. Which alternative will best replace below given sentence.
The curved area of fat over the joint of the pubic bones, especially in women
a. Mons – pubis
b. Mon – signor
c. Mono – treme
d. MonotonyView Answer / Hide Answer2. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
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d. 4561237View Answer / Hide Answer3. Choose the correct antonym for the word underlined in bold mentioned in the sentence.
i. The main auditorium has a balcony with a proscenium
stage opposite the lobby.
d. FaçadeView Answer / Hide Answer4. There are 2 sentences given below with two homonyms typed in bold which may be either mis – spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentences. Read both the sentences carefully
and decide on their correctness on the basis of the bold words.
i. He loaded the rigger
and pointed at the victim.
ii. This crime must be treated with the full rigor
of the law.
a. If only sentence i is correct
b. If only sentence ii is correct
c. If both the sentences are correct
d. If both the sentences are incorrect but can be corrected by interchanging the words marked in bold.
e. If both the sentences are incorrect and cannot be interchanged as well.View Answer / Hide Answer
5. Two sentences are given below. Combine both the sentences in a way so that the meaning of both the sentence should remain the same. Choose the correct option.
ANSWER: e. If both the sentences are incorrect and cannot be interchanged as well.
i. She is extremely modest. She can’t see through his tactics.
A. She is too…
B. Being very….
C. She is so…
a. Only A
b. Only C
c. A & B
d. A & C
e. A, B & CView Answer / Hide Answer6. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
d. RigmoraleView Answer / Hide Answer7. A sentence has been divided into four parts. Choose the alternative that contains error. If you find no error then choose the option ‘e’.
a. After years of quarrelling with each other
b. The neighbours came to an amiable settlement
c. Through the good offices of a mutual friend
d. Who had convinced them of the need for the same
e. No errorView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Four sentences on the same theme are given. Choose the best alternative that represents the sentence grammatically and logically correct.
ANSWER: b. The neighbours came to an amiable settlement
a. The implications of the statistics are depressing.
b. The implications in the statistics are depressing.
c. The implication is the statistics are depressing.
d. The implications on the statistics are depressing.View Answer / Hide Answer
9. Explain the meaning of the idiom/ phrase mentioned below in the sentence.
ANSWER: a. The implications of the statistics are depressing.
i. The top brass
a. To be loyal
b. To reveal
c. The most important people
d. To disperseView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Choose the correct alternative that either represents the antonym or synonym for the below given word.
ANSWER: c. The most important people
d. OblationView Answer / Hide Answer