Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The main skills we seek to develop include analyzing interpreting and evaluating ideas.

(a)The main skills sought by us to develop Include analysing interpreting and evaluating ideas

(b)The main skills sought to be developed by us include analysing interpreting and evaluating Ideas

(c)The main skills that we are seeking to be developed include analysing interpreting and evaluating ideas

(d)The main skills Include analysing interpreting and evaluating ideas which are sought by us to develop

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

You will be taken care of by me.

(a)I will be taking care of you.

(b)I would take care of you.

(c)I will take care of you .

(d) I will being take care of you.

 

Q3. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

LOQUACIOUS

(a)talkative

(b) taciturn

(c)diffident

(d) bashful

 

Q4. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

 CALLOUS

(a)rude

(b)Insensitive

(c) indifferent

(d)Sympathetic

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 He said to me, “Please visit my company tomorrow".

(a)He said to me to visit his company tomorrow.

(b)He requested me to visit his company tomorrow.

(c)He requested me to visit his company the next day.

(d)He said to me to visit his company the next day.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Ann told my brother, “I will meet you in your class"

(a)Ann told my brother that he will meet her in her class.

(b)Ann told my brother that I would meet you in your class.

(c)Ann told my brother that she would meet him in his class.

(d)Ann told my brother that she would meet him in her class.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

They are a politically important family (1)/one of his sisters Is a minister (2)/ and the other is married with a minister (3)/No error (4)

(a)They are a politically important family

(b) one of his sisters Is a minister

(c) and the other is married with a minister

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The old man felled (1)/some of the trees in the garden (2)/with hardly no effort at all(3)/ No error (4)

(a)The old man felled

(b) some of the trees in the garden

(c) with hardly no effort at all

(d)No error

 

Q9.Security arrangements have been tightened up in all ________ areas

(a)sensible

(b) sensual

(c) sensitive

(d) sensational

 

Q10.There is something wonderful ________ him

(a)of

(b)about

(c)for

(d)inside

 

Q11. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/ Phrase.

to die in harness means to die while

(a)riding a horse

(b)in a stable

(c)in a uniform

(d)still in service

 

Q12. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/ Phrase.

in cold blood

(a)angrily

(b)deliberately

(c)excitedly

(d)slowly

 

Q13. Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle differences

(a)Neutral

(b)Intermediary

(c)Judge

(d)Connoisseur

 

Q14. Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Feeling Inside you which tells you what is right and what is wrong.

(a)Cleverness

(b)Conscience

(c)Consciousness

(d)Fear

 

Q15. Directions : In these questions, the first and last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

 (1) The stronger

(P)the phosphor

(Q)the more light

(R)of electrons

(S)the beam

(6) gives out.

(a)RPQS

(b)SQRP

(c) SRQP

(d)RQPS

 

Q16. Directions : In these questions, the first and last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

 1. What is this life it, full of care

P.No time to stand beneath the boughs

Q.We have no time to stand and stare.

R.No time to see, when woods we pass

S And stare as long as sheep or cows

6. Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.

(a)QPSR

(b) QSPR

(c) RSPQ

(d) SPRQ

 

Q17. Choose the alternative which improve the bold part of sentence.

Americans do not object my call¬ing them by their first names.

(a)my calling the

(b)to my calling them

(c)been called

(d)No Improvement

 

Q18. Choose the alternative which improve the bold part of sentence.

Neither of them went to the cin-ema.

(a)Both of them did not go

(b)Both did not go

(c)Neither went

(d)No improvement

 

Q19. Choose the word which best expresses (synonym) the meaning of the bold word.

REGRESS

(a)deteriorate

(b) Degenerate

(c) backslide

(d) lapse

 

Q20. Choose the word which best expresses (synonym) the meaning of the bold word.

QUERULOUS

(a)critical

(b) curious

(c) complaining

(d) ambiguous

ANSWERS :

            1b        2 c       3 d       4 d       5 c       6 c       7 c       8 c       9 c       10 b     11 d     12 a     13 b     14 b     15 c            16 a     17 b     18 d     19 c     20 c