English Grammar and correct usage test – Nov 11, 20141. Rearrange the below mentioned alternatives to form a coherent paragraph.
A. It was not just that we read them before we understood that not everything that is printed is the truth, or the whole truth.
B. To us as children, those texts were the truth of things: they were American history.
C. Those of us who grew up in the 50s believed in the permanence of our American – history textbooks.
D. It was that they, much more than other books, had the demeanour and trappings of authority.
d. ADCBView Answer / Hide Answer2. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase given below.
i. Hang – dog expression
a. Look miserable
b. A secret operation
c. To regain consciousness
d. To approachView Answer / Hide Answer
3. In the below mentioned analogy; choose the correct from the alternatives word that displays the same relation.
ANSWER: a. Look miserable
i. Scythe : Reaping
a. Light : Shining
b. Shears : Cutting
c. Saws : Gluing
d. Screws : TurningView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Rearrange the following alternatives to complete the below mentioned sentence.
ANSWER: b. Shears : Cutting
A. A space for reflection and
B. Thoughts and feelings
C. Sad music promotes and creates
D. Reappraisal of personal experiences
d. DBACView Answer / Hide Answer5. Choose the odd man out
e. StainView Answer / Hide Answer6. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
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d. 2345671View Answer / Hide Answer7. Choose the correct antonym for the below given word.
d. RivalView Answer / Hide Answer8. Choose the correct synonym for the below given word.
d. BeneficialView Answer / Hide Answer9. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
d. RasenView Answer / Hide Answer10. Which alternative will best replace the below given sentence.
i. A red tropical fruit with soft pointed parts on its skin and a slightly sour taste.
d. RambutanView Answer / Hide Answer