English Grammar and correct usage test – Oct 18, 20141. 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. One should look for his
b. Own faults first
c. And then those
d. Of others’
e. No errorView Answer / Hide Answer
2. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase underlined in the below given sentence.
ANSWER: a. One should look for his
i. Abraham told the jury how the poor widow had been bled white
by the money lender.
a. In a desperate situation
b. A serious reprisal
c. To take away money unscrupulously
d. To give in writingView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Which alternative will best replace below given sentence.
ANSWER: c. To take away money unscrupulously
i. A painful infection in the intestines that usually causes diarrhoea.
d. EnteritisView Answer / Hide Answer4. In the below mentioned analogy. Choose the correct from the alternatives word that can replace the question mark displaying the same relation.
i. Roentgen: X – rays :: Becquerel : ?
d. UraniumView Answer / Hide Answer5. Choose the odd man out.
e. PhysicsView Answer / Hide Answer6. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
d. DraconeaView Answer / Hide Answer7. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
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d. 234156View Answer / Hide Answer8. Choose the correct synonym for the below given word
e. MalignantView Answer / Hide Answer9. Choose the correct antonym for the below given word
b. Upper class
d. ElectView Answer / Hide Answer10. In the below given passage, there are blanks which are numbered. Fill in the blanks choosing the correct alternative mentioned against each number.
to enjoy a 7 fold growth in viewership after opting 2
a 70% Indian music 3
, and a slew of Indian shows and hosts. The figures, however, are 4
. The India Media & Market survey released this year puts channel V ahead of the 5
i. a. Claimed b. Claiming c. Claims d. Claim
ii. a. For b. Which c. On d. Will
iii. a. Mixture b. Mix c. Mixed d. Mixing
iv. a. Confused b. Confuse c. Confuses d. Confusing
v. a. Competition b. Compete c. Competed d. Competes
i. c, ii. a, iii. b, iv. d, v. a
i. a, ii. a, iii. b, iv. d, v. b
i. d, ii. c, iii. a, iv. d, v. c
i. c, ii. b, iii. d, iv. d, v. aView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: i. c, ii. a, iii. b, iv. d, v. a