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MPSC Stenographer and Steno typist Gr-B Screening Test-2012 Question Paper

MPSC Stenographer and Steno typist Gr-B Screening Test-2012 Question Paper

  1. Which one of the following alternatives is not a ‘type of regular verb’?

(1) Look

(2) Study

(3) Begin

(4) Travel

  1. Choose the correct answer from the following and fill in the blank:

A doctor who studies and treats mental illness  _______________.

(1) Psychiatrist

(2) Psychologist

(3) Psychoanalyst

(4) Psychiatry

  1. Pick out the correct question tag for the following sentence.

(1) Has he?

(2) Hasn’t he?

(3) Did he?

(4) Haven’t he?

  1. Pick out the incorrect part of the following sentence:

‘Taj Mahal is one of the wonder of the world.’

(1) Taj Mahal is

(2) One is

(3) The wonder

(4) Of the world

  1. Which of the following worlds has the correct spelling?

(1) Loneliness

(2) Lonliness

(3) Lonlyiness

(4) Lonelyness

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word from the choices given below:

The principle scolded the students __________ project work was not complete.

(1) What

(2) Whose

(3) Who

(4) Which

  1. Choose the correct sentence from the following:

(1) Iron is most useful than any other metal

(2) Very few towns in India any as richer as Mumbai

(3) Kolkata is the largest town than any other in India.

(4) Usha Kiran is the tallest of all the buildings in the city

  1. Select the word nearest to the meaning of ‘macro’

(1) Middle

(2) micro

(3) small

(4) large

  1. Select the word nearest to the meaning of ‘devalue’.

(1) Exchange

(2) Reduce

(3) Discover

(4) Price

  1. Which one of the following is not an ‘adjective’?

(1) friendly

(2) carefully

(3) monthly

(4) only

  1. Which one3 of the following alternative is not a prefix?

(1) ante

(2) able

(3) auto

(4) arch

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word from the choices given below:

In tennis zero is designated by __________.

(1) “Not”

(2) “O”

(3) “Love”

(4) “Game”

  1. Pick out the incorrect part of the following sentence. He wanted to know if I shall work at the weekends.

(1) He wanted

(2) To know

(3) If I shall work

(4) At the weekends

  1. Choose the correct sentence from the following:

(1) Switzerland is a European country

(2) Switzerland is European country

(3) Switzerland is an European country

(4) Switzerland is the European country

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word from the choices given below:

That you cannot hear __________.

(1) Inhearable

(2) Inlistenable

(3) Inaudible

(4) Incapable

  1. The plural of ‘criterion’ is:

(1) Criteria

(2) Criterians

(3) Criterianes

(4) Criterias

  1. Pick out the incorrect part of the following sentence:

‘Can you get for me a glass of milk?’

(1) Can you get

(2) For me

(3) A glass

(4) Of milk

  1. Choose the correct antonym of: rural

(1) Polite

(2) well-bred

(3) polished

(4) urban

  1. Choose the correct antonym of ‘glad’:

(1) Happy

(2) Sad

(3) Pleased

(4) Delighted

  1. Choose the correct antonym of ‘bottom’:

(1) Base

(2) Foundation

(3) Foot

(4) Top

  1. Correct the following: ‘eaten food have ever you Thai?’

Choose the correct alternative:

(1) You have eaten ever Thai food?

(2) Have you ever eaten Thai food?

(3) Have you eaten ever Thai food?

(4) You have ever eaten Thai food?

  1. Choose the incorrect alternative from the following:

(1) As sweet as mango

(2) As heavy as lead

(3) As wise as Solomon

(4) As swimming as fish

  1. Choose the correct sentence from the following:

(1) I live in a Paris

(2) I live in the Paris

(3) I live in Paris

(4) I live in an Paris

  1. Which one of the following alternative is not a ‘modal auxiliary’?

(1) Have to

(2) Ought to

(3) must

(4) have

  1. He killed two birds ________ one shot.

(1) in

(2) at

(3) with

(4) to

  1. Choose the correct antonym of ‘Wet’

(1) moist

(2) soaked

(3) damp

(4) dry

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word: My flight was an hour ________.

(1) late

(2) let

(3) lite

(4) lit

  1. Pick out the correct indirect form:

Mohini told Rita, “Did you meet Rahul at the station?”

(1) Mohini asked Rita if she had met Rahul at the station.

(2) Mohini replied Rita if she had met Rahul at the station.

(3) Mohini told Rita if she had met Rahul at the station.

(4) Mohini asked Rita that she had met Rahul at the stations.

  1. Which is the correct meaning of the following?

“Court that hears cases involving minor children’.

(1) Juvenile

(2) Supreme

(3) High

(4) Session

  1. He __________ be in his office now.

(Supply a suitable model auxiliary showing ‘possibility’)

(1) Have to

(2) shall

(3) May

(4) Has to

  1. It was not sure that it was you. (Removing negative)

(1) It wasn’t, sure that it was you

(2) It was sure that it was you.

(3) It was unbelievable that it was you

(4) It was doubtful whether it was you

  1. How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank! (Make it assertive)

(1) The moonlight is sleeping upon this bank very sweetly

(2) The moonlight very sweetly sleeps upon this bank.

(3) The moonlight sleeps upon very sweetly that bank

(4) The moonlight sleeps upon that very sweetly

  1. Fill in the blank with the suitable verb form:

The dish _________ tasty, if a little less sugar was used in it. (be)

(1) is

(2) were

(3) was

(4) are

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word:

I speak English__________ Tamil.

(1) besides

(2) between

(3) among

(4) beside

  1. Complete the sentence using the correct form of verb.

If it _________ we shall stay at home. (rain)

(1) rains

(2) will rain

(3) would rain

(4) had rain

  1. Give adjective form of: ‘Significance’.

(1) Signify

(2) Signify

(3) Significant

(4) Signifying

  1. Choose the correct answer:

The last meal of the day __________ .

(1) dinner

(2) Breakfast

(3) Lunch

(4) Supper

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word:

He jumped _________ the wall.

(1) on

(2) from

(3) into

(4) upon

  1. Give the adverb form of ‘commercial’.

(1) Commerce

(2) Commercialize

(3) Commercially

(4) Commercialism

  1. Fill in the blank with the correct word from those given below:

The municipal corporation __________ the old buildings to raise a new one.

(1) changed

(2) Destroyed

(3) hired

(4) Replaced

  1. She had finished the work before we reached her house. (change the voice)

(1) The work had been finished before we reached her house by her.

(2) The work had been before finished by her we reached her house.

(3) The work had been finished by her before we reached her house.

(4) The work has been finished by her before we reached her house.

  1. An elephant is a wonderful creature. (Make it exclamatory).

(1) How a wonderful creature an elephant is !

(2) That a wonderful creature an elephant is !

(3) O a wonderful creature an elephant is !

(4) What a wonderful creature an elephant is !

  1. Choose the most suitable word for the given expression:

‘Change appearance so that people do not recognize a person’:

(1) Disguise

(2) Costume

(3) Colour

(4) Difference

  1. Which is the correct meaning of the following?

‘A list of questions to be filled in.’

(1) assignment

(2) Questionnaire

(3) Question sets

(4) Answer sets

  1. Fill in the blank with a suitable article:

He is ________ M. Phil. Student.

(1) A

(2) an

(3) the

(4) no article

  1. Choose the appropriate word from the following to describe the meaning of the pharase. Pleasure trip of a number of persons __________.

(1) Excirsion

(2) reserved

(3) Friendly

(4) Proud

  1. Choose the correct alternative from the following to fill in the blank:

I met Renu after I ________ my work.

(1) Finished

(2) Have finished

(3) Will have finished

(4) Had finished

  1. Choose the correct pronoun from the following alternative to fill in the blank:

You and ________ have both been placed first in the competition.

(1) Me

(2) Mine

(3) I

(4) My

  1. Which of the following is the correct usage?

(1) Marina opened the door by a key.

(2) Marina opened the door with a key.

(3) Marina opened the door to a key.

(4) Marina opened the door from a key.

  1. Choose the word or phrase from the following g that is most opposite in meaning of the numbered word:

Repudiate _________.

(1) Reject

(2) Accept

(3) Deny

(4) Disown

  1. Choose from the following alternatives, the word which is most nearly the same in meaning:

‘Pseudo’ ______________ .

(1) Sweet smelling.

(2)  to

(3) But

(4) than

  1. Choose the correct following sentence by choosing the correct option:

India is much bigger ________ Sri Lanka.

(1) That

(2) To

(3) But

(4) Than

  1. Choose the word phrase from the following that is most nearly opposite in meaning of the numbered word:

Savage ___________.

(1) Brutal

(2) Primitive

(3) Wild

(4) Civilized

  1. Select the word nearest to the meaning of: Confusion

(1) Complex

(2) Mixture

(3) Discomfort

(4) Chaos

  1. Choose the correct noun form of the word ‘Prove’ from the following alternatives:

(1) Proving

(2) Proven

(3) Proved

(4) Proof

  1. Choose the correct form of a verb from the following to fill in the blank: Either my brother or my sister ________ taken my pencil.

(1) Has

(2) Have

(3) Have to

(4) Has to

  1. Choose the correct article from the following to fill in the blank:

___________ President of India is visiting Mumbai on Tuesday.

(1) The

(2) A

(3) No article

(4) An

  1. Choose the word or phrase from the following that is nearly opposite in meaning of the numbered word:

Marvellous _____________.

(1) Wonderful

(2) Splendid

(3) Ugly

(4) Fantastic

  1. Choose the correct preposition from the following to fill in the blank

I opened the door and went _________ the room.

(1) In

(2) To

(3) Out

(4) Into

  1. Pick out the correct question tag to the following sentence:

Amrita speaks German fluently __________.

(1) Doesn’t she ?

(2) Don’t she?

(3) Does she?

(4) Isn’t she?

  1. Choose the correct form of a verb from the following to fill in the blank:

The news ____________________ at 7 O’clock every day.

(1) Came

(2) Come

(3) Comes

(4) Coming

  1. Choose from the following alternatives, the word which is most nearly the same in meaning:

‘Majesty’ ___________.

(1) Man

(2) Lion

(3) Club

(4) King

  1. Choose from the following alternatives, the correct language the word originates from:

‘Sabbath’_______________.

(1) French

(2) Hebrew

(3) Latin

(4) German

  1. In a certain code language, 15729 is written as AEGBI and 1346 is written as BCDF. How will 23549 be written in that code language?

(1) BCEDI

(2) CEBDI

(3) CBEDI

(4) IDECB

  1. Replace question marks by logically correct options.

E, G, D, I, C, K, B, M, ?  ?

(1) A H

(2) A O

(3) N A

(4) B N

  1. Find the area of a rectangular tile having length 1 metre and breadth 50 cm.

(1) 1.50 sq. metre

(2) 5 sq. metre

(3) 0.5 sq. metre

(4) 0.05 sq. metre

  1. Replace the question mark with a logical alphabet.

S, V, Y, B , E ?

(1) E

(2) I

(3) G

(4) H

  1. How many prime numbers are there below 25?

(1) 7

(2) 8

(3) 9

(4) 10

  1. Pick out the correct question tag to the following sentence:

“Columbus discovered America”.

(1) Did he?

(2) did’ he?

(3) hadn’t he?

(4) wasn’t he?

  1. If Saturday comes on 15th August. What will be the day on the 16th of next month?

(1) Wednesday

(2) Monday

(3) Friday

(4) Saturday

  1. Which of the following words is odd in the group ?

Mettle ; filial ; little ; idle

(1) Mettle

(2) filial

(3) Little

(4) idle

  1. Choose the missing number from the alternatives:

625, ? , 225, 100, 25

(1) 150

(2) 250

(3) 300

(4) 400

  1. Fill in the blank with appropriate preposition:

It was very cold _________ the winter.

(1) For

(2) During

(3) to

(4) on

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