Q1. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
(a) BRING UP
Q2. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
Q3. Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
Directions (4-5): In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the “No error” option.
Q4. Why you (A) / copying your homework (B) / from someone else? (C) / No Error (D)
Q5. There is (A) / few time (B) / for preparation. (C) / No Error (D)
Directions (6-8): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.
Q6. Naresh made a fortune _____ buying and selling used cars.
Q7. She has finished writing the article, ______
(a) has she?
(b) isn’t it?
(c) hasn’t she?
(d) is it?
Q8. An animal species becomes _____ when its last existing member dies.
Directions (9-11): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.
Q9. Catch a tartar
(a) To catch a dangerous person
(b) To deal with a person who is more than one’s match
(c) To trap a wanted criminal with great difficulty
(d) To live carefully and cautiously
Q10. Cap in hand
(c) Well behaved
(d) In a respectful manner
Q11. In the blues
(a) Cheerless and depressed
(b) Violent and angry
(c) Wearing blue badges
(d) Singing sad songs
Directions (12-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.
Q12. A notice of a person’s death
Q13. An animal that lives in groups
Q14. Hard working and diligent
Q15. Person pretending to be he is not.
Sol. ADAPT-make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify. Hence, ADJUST and Adapt are synonyms in meaning.
Sol. ARID-(of land or a climate) having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation.
FERTILE-(of soil or land) producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops.
Hence, arid and fertile are antonyms in meaning.
Sol. Definite-clearly stated or decided; not vague or doubtful. Hence, definite is correct spelling.
Sol. Write “ why are you” in first part of the given sentence.
Sol. Write ‘little’ time. ‘few’ means almost nothing, ‘little’ also means nothing. we use little for time.
few shows number.
Sol. Preposition ‘by’ is correct according to the context of the sentence.
Sol. hasn’t she? This is the example of questions tag sentence. If the first part of the sentence is positive, then we make second part negative with the help of verb and proper pronoun.
Sol. extinct-(of a species, family, or other larger group) having no living members.
Sol. Catch a tartar-catch a Tartar, to deal with someone or something that proves unexpectedly troublesome or powerful.
Sol. cap in hand: Humbly or submissively.
Sol. in the blue: depressed; melancholy.
Sol. Obituary-a notice of a death, especially in a newspaper, typically including a brief biography of the deceased person.
Sol. Gregarious-(of a person) fond of company; sociable.
Sol. Sedulous-(of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.
Sol. imposter-a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others, especially for fraudulent gain.