Direction (1-5) : In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fil in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Seoul’s city government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated street signs with prizes on offer for (1) who spot the most errors. It’s running (2) two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3) to keep their eyes peeled for (4) in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5) focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites, as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourists in the South Korean capital.
Q.1) Correct option for (1) is ____
- (a) this
- (b) that
- (c) these
- (d) those
Q.2) Correct option for (2) is ____
- (a) one
- (b) the
- (c) an
- (d) a
Q.3) Correct option for (3) is _____
- (a) same
- (b) similar
- (c) alike
- (d) likely
Q.4) Correct option for (4) is ____
- (a) guffaws
- (b) blunder
- (c) oversight
- (d) mistakes
Q.5) Correct option for (5) is ____
- (a) particular
- (b) important
- (c) signifying
- (d) meticulous
Q.6) Select the synonym of the given word.
- (a) Enchant
- (b) Pressurize
- (c) Cajole
- (d) Leave
Q.7) In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
We had to decline several orders in case that the production was held up due to labour strike.
- (a) in case that
- (b) the production was held up
- (c) due to labour strike
- (d) We had to decline
Q.8) Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
His company has the ____ of producing the best cricket balls in the country.
- (a) opinion
- (b) brand
- (c) reputation
- (d) position
Q.9) Select the antonym of the given word.
- (a) Inflation
- (b) Augmentation
- (c) Extension
- (d) Compression
Q10.) Select the antonym of the given word.
- (a) Scanty
- (b) Few
- (c) Seldom
- (d) Plentiful
Q.11) Select the wrongly spelt word.
- (a) Calander
- (b) Career
- (c) Callous
- (d) Carriage
Q.12) Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
Around sixty bands in colourful _______ took part in the Notting Hill Carnival.
- (a) clothings
- (b) costumes
- (c) apparels
- (d) dressing
Q.13) Select the word which means the same as the group of word given.
A person, animal or plant much below the usual height.
- (a) Wizard
- (b) Dwarf
- (c) Creature
- (d) Witch
Q.14) Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
The workers of this textile factory demand higher wages for a long time.
- (a) have been demanding higher wages
- (b) demanded higher wages
- (c) no improvement
- (d) has demanded higher wages
Q.15) Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select no improvement.
If you park your car here, the traffic police has fined you.
- (a) will fine you
- (b) No improvement
- (c) fine you
- (d) fined you
Q.16) Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
- (A) The cafe’s owner says he’s interested in conversation, and hopes customers will realise the animals are worth saving, even though the often have a bad reputation.
- (B) None of them are venomous, meaning customers can get up clos and personal with the reptiles.
- (C) Here you sip your drink in the company of 35 snakes.
- (D) This cafe, which has just opened in Tokyo, is not for the faint-heated.
- (a) DBCA
- (b) DCBA
- (c) ABCD
- (d) ABDC
Q.17) Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
- (A) An environmental group performed a necropsy on the animal and found about 40 kilograms of plastic, including grocery bags and rice sacks.
- (B) A 4.7 metre long whale died on Saturday in Philippines where it was stranded a day earlier.
- (C) “It’s very disgusting and heartbreaking,” he said.
- (D) “The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the trash filling its stomach,” said Darrell Blatchley, Director of D’ Bone Collector Museum Inc..
- (a) ABCD
- (b) DABC
- (c) BADC
- (d) BACD
Q.18) Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To play ducks and drakes.
- (a) To use recklessly
- (b) To change places
- (c) To be friendly
- (d) To act cleverly
Q.19) In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
Cyclone Idai killed at least 157 people in Zimbabwe and Mozambique although it tore across Southern Africa.
- (a) Cyclone Idai killed
- (b) it tore across
- (c) although
- (d) at least 157 people
Q.20) Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
Every passing vehicle was being thoroughly checked by the guards.
- (a) The guards were thoroughly checked every passing vehicle.
- (b) The guard have thoroughly checked every passing vehicle
- (c) Every passing vehicle were thoroughly checking the guards.
- (d) The guards have been thoroughly checking every passing vehicle.
Q.21) Select the wrongly spelt word.
- (a) Exploite
- (b) Explicit
- (c) Expire
- (d) Explode
Q.22) Select the synonym of the given word.
- (a) Ordinary
- (b) Persistent
- (c) Common
- (d) Temporary
Q.23) Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
At daggers drawn
- (a) Deceiving somebody
- (b) Without hope
- (c) Friendly with each other
- (d) Bitterly hostile
Q.24) Select the word which means the same as the group of word given..
A student who idly or without excuse absents himself/herself from school.
- (a) Truant
- (b) Vagrant
- (c) Itinerant
- (d) Migrant
Q.25) Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
Do not buy medicines without the doctor’s prescription.
- (a) Medicines should not be bought without doctor’s prescription.
- (b) Medicines need not be bought without the doctor’s prescription.
- (c) Medicines might not be bought without the doctor’s prescription.
- (d) Medicines could not be bought without the doctor’s prescription.