Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Let me do this.

(a)Let us do this.

(b)This be done by me.

(c)Let this be done by me.

(d)Let do this.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The government has not approved the new drug for sale.

(a)The government approval for the sale of the new drug has not been given.

(b)The new drug has not been approved for sale by the government.

(c)For the sale of the new drug we have not been given the approval.

(d) The hew drug was not approved by the government.

 

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

RETICENT

(a)forward

(b) developed

(c)sophisticated

(d)communicative

 

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

ACCOMPLISH

(a)fail

(b)improper

(c)disagreeable

(d)scatter

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “How clever of you to have solved the puzzle so quickly,” said the mother.

(a)The mother exclaimed admiringly that it was very clever of him to have solved the puzzle so quickly

(b)The mother expressed that he was so clever to have solved the puzzle quickly.

(c)The mother told that he was very clever in solving the puzzle so quickly.

(d)The mother exclaimed with joy that he was clever enough to solve the puzzle so quickly

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The teacher said to Mahesh. "Congratulations , Wish you success in life."

(a)The teacher congratulated Mahesh arid said wish you success in life.

(b)The teacher wished congratulations and success in life to Mahesh.

(c)The teacher said congratulations to Mahesh arid wished' him success in life.

(d)The teacher congratulated Mahesh and wished him success in life'.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

I have(1)/seen her only once (2)/ but I m liking her a lot (3)/No error (4)

(a)I have

(b) seen her only once

(c) but I m liking her a lot

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Each of the students in the computer class (1)/ has to type (2)/ their own research paper this sinister (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Each of the students in the computer class

(b) has to type

(c) their own research paper this semester

(d)No error

 

Q9. The cost of ________ is rising rapidly in this city

(a)being

(b) existing

(c) surviving

(d) living

 

Q10.As he got older his belief in these principles did not ________

(a)wither

(b)shake

(c)waver

(d)dither

 

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

have the last laugh

(a)be of a cheerful nature

(b)laugh only after understanding something

(c)to be victorious at the end of an argument

(d)to crack the final joke

 

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

I joined college late and found it difficult to catch up with other students.

(a)to compete with

(b)to come to their level

(c)to overtake them

(d)to hold them and stop

 

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

An area of land that is controlled by a ruler

(a)Colony

(b)Dominion

(c) Country

(d)Municipality

 

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

The use of many words where only a few are necessary

(a)Circumlocution

(b)Circumspection

(c)Circumscription

(d)Circumvention

 

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) Democracy is the primary goal of our Indian Constitution .

(P) If representatives do not rule according to the wishes of the people, they are changed in the next election.

(Q)In a democracy, the people are the rulers.

(R)New representatives who are aware of the needs of the people take their place.

(S)They rule through their elected representative

(6) Thus in a democracy, the responsibilities of the people are great.

(a)SQPR

(b) QPSR

(c) QSPR

(d) QSRP

 

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. The multi sourcing of

P.financial mess with

Q.coins led to

R. using their own mix of

S,different mints

6,metals and alloys.

(a)QPSR

(b) PSRQ

(c) RPQS

(d) SQRP

 

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

Corrupt officials have siphoned off more them five hundred crore ru¬pees over the last decade from wel¬fare funds.

(a)away

(b) up

(c) in

(d) No improvement

 

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

The police needed him for armed robbery.

(a)liked

(b)was after

(c)were looking to

(d)No improvement.

 

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

CONVICT

(a)adventurer

(b)fugitive

(c) criminal

(d)impostor

 

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

 SPIRITED

(a)admirable

(b) adaptable

(c) advanced

(d) ardent

ANSWERS :

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