Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Who taught you grammar ?

(a)By whom you were taught grammar?

(b)By whom were you taught grammar?

(c)By whom was grammar you taught?

(d)By whom were grammar taught to you ?

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

She is reading the book everyday.

(a)The book is being read by her every day.

(b)TheI book is read by her every day.

(c)The book was read by her every day.

(d)The book was being read by her every day.

 

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

COAX

(a)dull

(b) dissuade

(c) active

(d) speed

 

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

PROTEAN

(a)amateur

(b) catholic

(c) unchanging

(d) rapid

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

No, said the child, “I won’t kneel, for if I do, I shall spoil my new pair of trousers’’

(a)The child said that he would not kneel for if he did so he will spoil his new pair of trousers.

(b)The child said that he will not kneel for if he kneels he will spoil his new pair of trousers.

(c)The child said that he would not kneel for if he did so he would spoil his new pair of trousers.

(d)The child said that I will not kneel for if he did kneel he should spoil his new pair of trousers.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 He said, Alas I am undone !

(a)He said that it was his undoing.

(b)He exclaimed pathetically that he was undone.

(c)He stated that he was undone.

(d)He cried that he was being undone.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Females (1)/ are not appointed(2)/ in our college (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Females

(b) are not appointed

(c) in our college

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Of the billions of stars in the galaxy (1)/ how much are (2) /suitable for life (3)/? No error (4)

(a)Of the billions of stars in the galaxy

(b) how much are

(c) suitable for life

(d)? No error

 

Q9.Each school has Its own set of rules ________ all good pupils should follow them

(a)but

(b)or

(c) so

(d)and

 

Q10.Desire _______ self-expression is one of the basic qualities of man

(a)for

(b)on

(c)by

(d)over

 

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

The story does not hold water.

(a)does not deserve appreciation

(b)does not fulfill the requirements

(c)cannot be believed

(d)cannot be valued

 

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

You have to read between the lines to understand most of the symbolic writing.

(a)read again and again .

(b) understand the hidden meaning

(c)know the symbols

(d)look for many meanings

 

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

Flat metal or Porcelain plate fixed on a wall as an ornament or memorial.

(a)Tabloid

(b) Poster

(c) Board

(d) Plaque

 

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

Military waking signal sounded in the morning

(a)Reveille

(b)Lullaby

(c)Anthem

(d)Soprano

 

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. Today political freedom

P.and the right

Q.however money and all that money

R.assures people equality before law

S.to elect their Government

6. can buy is not fairly distributed.

(a)SPRQ

(b)RPSQ

(c) QRSP

(d)PSRQ

 

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) Three painters competed for a prize.

(P)Ram painted a curtain.

(Q)A butterfly came and sat on the bunch of flowers was painted by Shyam.

(R)And an ox tried to eat from the basket of apples was painted by Sohan.

(S)And the Judge himself tried to lift the curtain.

(6) So Ram got the prize.

(a)PSQR

(b) P9RS

(c) PSRQ

(d) Q RPS

 

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

 The workers went on a strike ask¬ing for better pay and service condition.

(a)requesting.

(b)demanding

(c). needing

(d) No improvement

 

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

She is quite without affection and has no false pride.

(a)admiration

(b)affliction

(c)affectation

(d)No improvement

 

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

 CONTEMPLATION

(a)consideration.

(b)meditation

(c)deliberation

(d) speculation

 

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

ETERNAL

(a)innumerable

(b) unmeasureable

(c)prolonged

(d)perpetual

ANSWERS :

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