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CONFESSA. Deny B. RefuseC. Contest D. Contend

NIGGARDLYA. Frugal B. ThriftyC. Stingy D. Generous

IMPASSEA. Resurgence B. BreakthroughC. Continuation D. Combination

HAPHAZARDA. Fortuitous B. IndifferentC. Deliberate D. Accidental

DEFIANCEA. Anxiety B. ObedienceC. Suspicion D. Dismay

HYPOCRITICALA. Gentle B. SincereC. Amiable D. Dependable

solve as per the direction given above)A. You must B. remember meC. to post this letter. D. No error.

A person not sure of the existence of godA. Cynic B. AgnosticC. Atheist D. Theist

The performance of our players was rather worst than I had expected. A. bad as I had expected B. worse than I had expected C. worse than expectation D. worst than was expected E. No correction required

CORPULENT A. Lean B. Gaunt C. Emaciated D. Obese

Why did you not threw the bag away? A. did you not throw B. had you not threw C. did you not thrown D. you did not thrown E. No correction required

EMBEZZLE A. Misappropriate B. Balance C. Remunerate D. Clear

In addition to enhanced their reputations through strategic use of philanthropy, companies are sponsoring social initiatives to open new markets. A. of enhancing their reputation B. to having enhance their reputation C. to enhancing their reputation D. to have their reputation enhancing E. No correction required

VENT A. Opening B. Stodge C. End D. Past tense of go

The intruder stood quietly for few moments A. for few time B. for the few moments C. for moments D. for a few moments E. No correction required

AUGUST A. Common B. Ridiculous C. Dignified D. Petty

He confidentially asked the crowd if they thought he was right and the crowd shouted that they did. A. that he did B. that they had C. that he is D. that he didn't E. No correction required

CANNY A. Obstinate B. Handsome C. Clever D. Stout

Why should the candidates be afraid of English Language is not clear. A. the candidates should be B. do the candidates be C. should be the candidates D. are the candidates E. No correction required

INDICT A. Condemn B. Reprimand C. Accuse D. Allege

He found the gold coin as he cleans the floor. A. as he had cleaned B. while he cleans C. which he is cleaning D. while cleaning E. No correction required

STRINGENT A. Dry B. Strained C. Rigorous D. Shrill

Maria unnecessarily picked up a quarrel with Rani and left the party hurried. A. has picked up B. picked on C. picked D. picking up E. No correction required

FORAY A. Maraud B. Contest C. Ranger D. Intuition

She cooks, washes dishes, does her homework and then relaxing. A. relaxing then B. then is relaxing C. relaxing is then D. then relaxes E. No correction required

EXTRICATE A. Pull B. Free C. Tie D. Complicate

Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education to novel situations A. can be facilitated by B. may facilitate through C. can be felicitated with D. may be felicitated with E. No correction required

TRANSIENT A. Transparent B. Fleeting C. Feeble D. Fanciful

He never has and ever will take such strong measures. A. had taken nor will ever take B. had taken and will ever take C. has and never will take D. had and ever will take E. No correction required

SALACITY A. Bliss B. Depression C. Indecency D. Recession

Technology must use to feed the forces of change. A. must be used to feed B. must have been using to feed C. must use having fed D. must be using to feed E. No correction required

ECSTATIC A. Animated B. Bewildered C. Enraptured D. Illful

Anyone interested in the use of computers can learn much if you have access to a personal computer. A. they have access B. access can be available C. he or she has access D. one of them have access E. No correction required

ADMONISH A. Punish B. Curse C. Dismiss D. Reprimand

We can not always convey ourselves in simple sentences. A. cannot always convey B. can not always express C. cannot always express D. can not always communicate E. No correction required

PIOUS A. Pure B. Pretentious C. Clean D. Devout

What does agonies me most is not this criticism, but the trivial reason behind it. A. most agonizing me B. agonizes me most C. agonizing me most D. I most agonized E. No correction required

DEIFY A. Flatter B. Challenge C. Worship D. Face

As there was no time, the remaining items were deferred into the next meeting. A. are deferred till B. were deferred till C. were deferred to D. had deferred with E. No correction required

HARBINGER A. Messenger B. Steward C. Forerunner D. Pilot

Despite of their differences on matters of principles, they all agree on the demand of hike is salary? A. Despite their B. Despite of the C. Despite for their D. Despite off their E. No correction required

LYNCH A. Hang B. Madden C. Kill D. Shoot

For many centuries in Indian History there was no city so famous like the city of Ujjain. A. as B. such as C. likewise D. so like E. No correction required

DESTITUTION A. Humility B. Moderation C. Poverty D. Beggary

We don't know how did the thief made an escape. A. how the thief did make B. how the thief does make C. how the thief made D. how was the thief made E. No correction required

WRETCHED A. Poor B. Foolish C. Insane D. Strained

He is a singer of repute, but his yesterday's performance was quite disappointing. A. performances of yesterday were B. yesterday performance was C. yesterday performance were D. performances about yesterday were E. No correction required

INTIMIDATE A. To hint B. Frighten C. Bluff D. Harass

S1: In the middle of one side of the square sits the Chairman of the committee, the most important person in the room. P : For a committee is not just a mere collection of individuals. Q : On him rests much of the responsibility for the success or failure of the committee. R : While this is happening we have an opportunity to get the 'feel' of this committee. S : As the meeting opens, he runs briskly through a number of formalities.S6: From the moment its members meet, it begins to have a sort nebulous life of its own. The Proper sequence should be: A. RSQP B. PQRS C. SQPR D. QSRP

CANTANKEROUS A. Quarrelsome B. Rash C. Disrespectful D. Noisy

S1: A force of exists between everybody in the universe. P : Normally it is very small but when the one of the bodies is a planet, like earth, the force is considerable. Q : It has been investigated by many scientists including Galileo and Newton. R : Everything on or near the surface of the earth is attracted by the mass of earth. S : This gravitational force depends on the mass of the bodies involved. S6: The greater the mass, the greater is the earth's force of attraction on it. We can call this force of attraction gravity. The Proper sequence should be: A. PRQS B. PRSQ C. QSRP D. QSPR

RANT A. Praise inordinately B. Formalise C. To preach noisily D. Treat with screen

S1: Calcutta unlike other cities kepts its trams. P : As a result there horrendous congestion. Q : It was going to be the first in South Asia. R : They run down the centre of the road S : To ease in the city decided to build an underground railway line.S6: The foundation stone was laid in 1972. The Proper sequence should be: A. PRSQ B. PSQR C. SQRP D. RPSQ

ZANY A. Clown B. Pet C. Thief D. Magician

S1: For some time in his youth Abraham Lincoln was manager for a shop. P : Then a chance Customer would come. Q : Young Lincoln way of keeping shop was entirely unlike anyone else's R : Lincoln would jump up and attend to his needs and then revert to his reading. S : He used to lie full length on the counter of the shop eagerly reading a book.S6: Never before had Lincoln had so much time for reading as had then. The Proper sequence should be: A. SRQP B. QSPR C. SQRP D. QPSR

TACITURNITY A. Dumbness B. Changeablemess C. Hesitation D. Reserve

S1: All the land was covered by the ocean. P : The leading god fought the monster, killed it and chopped its body in to two halves. Q : A terrible monster prevented the gods from separating the land from the water. R : The god made the sky out of the upper part of the body and ornamented it with stars. S : The god created the earth from the lower part, grew plants on it and populated it with animals. S6: The god moulded the first people out of clay according to his own image and mind. The Proper sequence should be: A. PQRS B. PQSR C. QPSR D. QPRS

MASSACRE A. Murder B. Stab C. Assassinate D. Slaughter

S1: There is a touching story of Professor Hardy visiting Ramanujan as he lay desperately ill in hospital at Putney. P : 'No Hardy, that is not a dull number in the very least. Q : Hardy, who was a very shy man, could not find the words for his distress. R : It was 1729. S : The best he could do, as he got to the beside was "I say Ramanujan, I thought the number of taxi I came down in was a very dull number"S6: It is the lowest number that can be expressed in two different ways as the sum of two cubes. The Proper sequence should be: A. PRSQ B. QSRP C. QSPR D. SQRP

RABBLE A. Mob B. Noise C. Roar D. Rubbish

S1: Politeness is not a quality possessed by only one nation or race. P : One may observe that a man of one nation will remove his hat or fold his hands by way of greetings when he meets someone he knows. Q : A man of another country will not to do so. R : It is a quality to be found among all peoples and nations in every corner of the earth. S : Obviously, each person follows the custom of his particular country.S6: In any case, we should not mock at others habits. The Proper sequence should be: A. RPQS B. RPSQ C. PRQS D. QPRS

MAYHEM A. Jubilation B. Havoc C. Excitement D. Defeat

S1: Throughout history man has used energy from the sun. P : Today, when we burn wood or use electric current we are drawing an energy. Q : However we now have a new supply of energy. R : All our ordinary life depends on sun. S : This has come from the sun. S6: This energy comes from inside atoms. The Proper sequence should be: A. SQPR B. RQPS C. QSRP D. PSRQ

PONDER A. Think B. Evaluate C. Anticipate D. Increase

S1: This weather-vane often tops a church spire, tower or high building. P : They are only wind-vanes. Q : Neither alone can tell us what the weather will be. R : They are designed to point to direction from which the wind is coming. S : Just as the barometer only tells us the pressure of air, the weather-vane tells us the direction of wind.S6: The weather-vane can, however give us some indication of other. The Proper sequence should be: A. PQRS B. PSRQ C. PRSQ D. SPQR

CONNOISSEUR A. Ignorant B. Lover of art C. Interpreter D. Delinquent

S1: But how does a new word get into the dictionary? P : When a new dictionary is being edited, a lexicographer collects all the alphabetically arranged citation slips for a particular word. Q : The dictionary makers notice it and make a note of it on a citation slip. R : The moment new word is coined, it usually enter the spoken language. S : The word then passes from the realm of hearing to the realm of writing.S6: He sorts them according to their grammatical function, and carefully writes a definition. The Proper sequence should be: A. PQRS B. PRSQ C. RQPS D. RSQP

REPERCUSSION A. Clever reply B. Recollection C. Remuneration D. Reaction

S1: Growing up means not only getting larger, but also using our sense and our brain is to become more aware of things around us. P : Not only does he have a memory but he is able to think and reason. Q : In this, man differs from all other animals. R : Before we spray our roadside plants or turn sewage in to our rivers, we should pause to think what the results of our action are likely to do. S : This is to say, he is able to plan what he is is going to do in the light of his experience before he does it.S6: In other words, we must develop and use our ability to reason, because the destruction or the preservation of the places in which we live depend on us. The Proper sequence should be: A. QRSP B. SPQR C. SPRQ D. QPSR

IMPROMPTU A. Offhand B. Unimportant C. Unreal D. Effective

S1: Jawaharlal Nehru was the greatest plan-enthusiast. P : Under Nehru's advice, the pre-Independent congress set up National Planning Commission in 1938.Q : But he forgot that what could be achieved by force under the communist dictatorship of Russia was not possible under the democratic set up of India. R : He took the idea from Russia where Five year plans transformed a very backward country into a top power of the world. S : No free government can call for compulsory sacrifice and suffering from the whole people. S6: Nehru himself became the chairman of the commission. The Proper sequence should be: A. PSQR B. SRQPC. QPRS D. RQSP

FRUGALITY A. Foolishness B. Extremity C. Enthusiasm D. Economy

S1: Duryodhana was a wicked prince. P : one day Bhima made Duryodhana fall from a tree from which Duryodhana was stealing fruits. Q : He did not like that Pandavas should be loved and respected by the people of Hastinapur R : Duryodhana specially hated Bhima. S : Among the Pandavas, Bhima was extraordinary strong and powerfulS6: This enraged Duryodhana so much that he began to think of removing Bhima from his way. The Proper sequence should be: A. PSQR B. QPRS C. QSPR D. PSRQ

MENDACIOUS A. Full of Confidence B. False C. Encouraging D. Provocative

S1: Jawaharlal Nehru was born in Allahabad on 14 Nov 1889. P : Nehru meet Mahatma Gandhi in February 1920. Q : In 1905 he was sent to London to study at a school called Haroow. R : He became the first Prime Minister of Independent India on 15 August 1947. S : He married Kamla Kaul in 1915.S6: He died on 27 May 1964. The Proper sequence should be: A. QRPS B. QSPR C. RPQS D. SQRP

MOROSE A. Annoyed B. Gloomy C. Moody D. Displeased

S1: It was a dark moonless night. P : He turned over the pages, reading passages here and there. Q : He heard them on the floor. R : The poet took down his books of poems from his shelves. S : Some of them contained his earliest writings which he had almost forgotten. S6: They all seemed to him to be poor and ordinary mere childish words. The Proper sequence should be: A. RPQS B. RQSP C. RSPQ D. RPSQ

VORACIOUS A. Truthful B. Gluttonous C. Funny D. Venturous

To make clean breast of A. To gain prominence B. To praise oneself C. To confess without of reserve D. To destroy before it blooms E. None of these

GRATIFY A. Appreciate B. Frank C. Indulge D. Pacify

To keeps one's temper A. To become hungry B. To be in good mood C. To preserve ones energy D. To be aloof from E. None of these

PRECARIOUS A. Cautious B. Critical C. Perilous D. Brittle

To catch a tarter A. To trap wanted criminal with great difficulty B. To catch a dangerous perso C. To meet with disaster D. To deal with a person who is more than one's match E. None of these

SCINTILLATING A. Smouldering B. Glittering C. Touching D. Warming

To drive home A. To find one's roots B. To return to place of rest C. Back to original position D. To emphasise E. None of these

REFECTORY A. Restaurant B. Parlour C. Living Room D. Dining Room

To have an axe to grind A. A private end to serve B. To fail to arouse interest C. To have no result D. To work for both sides E. None of these

UNCOUTH A. Ungraceful B. Rough C. Slovenly D. Dirty

To end in smoke A. To make completely understand B. To ruin oneself C. To excite great applause D. To overcome someone E. None of these

DEBACLE A. Collapse B. Decline C. Defeat D. Disgrace

To be above board A. To have a good height B. To be honest in any business deal C. They have no debts D. To try to be beautiful E. None of these

GERMANE A. Responsible B. Logical C. Possible D. Relevant

To put one's hand to plough A. To take up agricultural farming B. To take a difficult task C. To get entangled into unnecessary things D. Take interest in technical work E. None of these

In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence. It is very difficult to retain all that you hear in the class. A. keep B. recall C. preserve D. conserve

To pick holes A. To find some reason to quarrel B. To destroy something C. To criticise someone D. To cut some part of an item E. None of these

The great artist life was full of vicissitudes. A. sorrows B. misfortunes C. changes D. surprises

In the following questions four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase in square brackets in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of idiom/phrase. Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were [tipped off] in a advance. A. Toppled over B. Bribed C. Given advance information D. Threatened

She has an insatiable love for music. A. unsatisfiable B. unchanging C. irreconcilable D. undesirable

I met him after a long time, but he gave me [the cold shoulder]r. A. scolded me B. insulted me C. abused me D. ignored me

The great dancer impressed the appreciative crowd by his nimble movements. A. Unrhythmic B. lively C. quickening D. clear