Directions (1-15): These types of questions are designed to measure your ability to recognize language that is appropriate for standard written English. You will find incomplete sentences and beneath each sentence you will see words or phrases. Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence.
Q1. I am reading a book these days that beautifully _______________
(a) described the Banyan Tree – the National tree of India
(b) describe a Banyan Tree – the National tree of India
(c) give a description of the Banyan Tree – the National tree of India
(d) describes the Banyan Tree – the National tree of India
Q2. Under the reverse repo operation, the RBI borrows money from the banks, _______________
(a) draining liquidity out from the system
(b) drains liquid out of the system
(c) so as the liquidity is drained off the system
(d) draining the liquidity amidst the system
Q3. By 2009, less than half of the passenger car production by the largest six Japanese producers _______________ in Japan.
(a) was undertaken
(b) had been operated
(c) were pursued
(d) was executed
Q4. Over 90 percent of coal is _______________ the electricity sector.
(a) won by
(b) earmarked by
(c) consumed by
(d) retained on
Q5. _______________ can arise out of Off-market Trades or Market Trades.
Q6. The burger giant _______________ its year-end store count in a newspaper article last month.
Q7. The doctor advised him to include mango in his diet, _______________ of Vitamins A, C and D.
(a) that is adequate
(b) that provided him
(c) which is richly supplied
(d) which is a rich source
Q8. At a very young age, he _______________ as a mining engineer.
(a) activated his life
(b) arrived at his destiny
(c) began his career
(d) train himself
Q9. Money _______________ consists of coins, paper money and bank deposits that can be withdrawn.
(a) as an advance
(b) as it implies
(c) as a means of salary
(d) as a means of payment
Q10. The first shipment to Australia is of 500 units of the cars and the total car exports to Australia are _______________ to be in the range of 15,000 per annum.
Q11. __________ the formation of the sun, the planets, and other stars begin with the condensation of an interstellar cloud.
(a) Except that
(b) Accepted that
(c) It is accepted that
(d) That is accepted
Q12. In many ways, riding a bicycle is similar to __________.
(a) the driving of a car
(b) when you drive a car
(c) driving a car
(d) when driving a car
Q13. Fast-food restaurants have become popular because many working people want __________.
(a) to eat quickly and cheaply
(b) eating quickly and cheaply
(c) eat quickly and cheaply
(d) the eat quickly and cheaply
Q14. Although the weather in Kodaikanal is not __________ to have a year round tourist season, it has become a favourite summer resort.
(a) goodly enough
(b) good enough
(c) good as enough
(d) enough good
Q15. Although most adopted children want the right to know who their natural parents are, some who have found them wish that they __________ the experience of meeting.
(b) didn’t have had
(c) hadn’t had
(d) hadn’t have