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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 26

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 26 Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the word the word can be substituted for the  given phrase/sentence. People at a lecture or concert (1) Congregation (2) Audience (3) Mob (4) Spectators Ans:-  (2) Audience A person’s first speech (1) Preface (2) Maiden …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 24

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 24 Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the word the word can be substituted for the  given phrase/sentence. One who specializes in the study of birds (1) Biologist (2) Naturalist (3) Zoologist (4) Ornithologist Ans:- (4) Ornithologist Property inherited from one’s father or …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 18

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 18 Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence. A person who speaks for or supports an idea (1) Pioneer (2) Adviser (3) Advocate (4) Ideologist Ans:- (3) Advocate A …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 11

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 11 Directions: In each question below, a phrase is given below which some alternative are given. One of these is the most appropriate word i.e, it best conveys the meaning of the phrase. Find out the most appropriate word in each case. Stealing from the …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 10

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 8 Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the most suitable “one Word” for the given expressions. A person obsessed with exclusive one idea or subject (1) Crazy (2) Kleptomaniac (3) Monomaniac (4) Nymphomaniac Ans:- (3) Monomaniac A child of unusual or remarkable talent …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 7

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 7 Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the most suitable “one Word” for the given expressions. The cessation of warfare before a treaty is signed (1) Affidavit (2) Agreement (3) Armistice (4) Amnesty Ans:- (3) Armistice A person who makes love without serious …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 8

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 8 Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the most suitable “one Word” for the given expressions. To disease which spreads by contact (1) Modulate (2) Substitute (3) Remodel (4) Transmute Ans:- (4) Transmute Person who believes that God is every thing and everything …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 5

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 5 Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the most suitable “one Word” for the given expressions. Paying back injury with injury (a) Vendetta (b) Repression (c) Subjugation (d) Reprisal Ans:- (d) Reprisal Acutely affected by external impressions (a) Ingenious (b) Impressionable (c) Credulous …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 4

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 4 Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence. An office or post with no work but high pay (1) Honorary (2) Sinecure (3) Gratis (4) Ex-officio Ans:- (2) Sinecure …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 3

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 3 Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence. Commencement of words with the same letter (1) Rhyme (2) Alliteration (3) Pun (4) Oxymoron Ans:- (2) Alliteration A person who …

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 2

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 2 Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.   To examine one’s own thoughts and feelings (1) Meditation (2) Retrospection (3) Reflection (4) Introspection Ans:- (4) Introspection A short, …

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RECONSTRUCTION OF SENTENCES – Set -2

RECONSTRUCTION OF SENTENCES – Set -2 In this type of questions, you are provided with the first and last parts of a sentence. The remaining sentence is  broken into four labeled (P),  (Q),  (R)  and (S). You are required to arrange these parts so as to form a complete meaningful …

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CHOOSING THE CORRECT / INCORRECT SENTENCE Set 4

CHOOSING THE CORRECT / INCORRECT SENTENCE Set 4 Directions: In each of the following questions, some sentences are give n which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English. (a) Our following …

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Choosing The Correct / Incorrect Sentence Set 1

Choosing The Correct / Incorrect Sentence Set  1 Directions: In each of the following questions, some sentences are give n which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English. (a) Our school …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 15

Sentence Completion  Practice Set – 15 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete I want to have a ………. Of flats on rental basis (1) Block (2) Pack (3) Set (4) …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 14

Sentence Completion Practice Set – 14 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete Rajeev failed in the examination because none of her answer were ………. To the questions asked. (1) Allusive …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 13

Sentence Completion Practice Set – 13 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete Many times newspapers …………… the news to make it sensational. (1) Disturb (2) Devalue (3) Distort (4) Divulge …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 12

Sentence Completion Practice Set – 12 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete The children ………….. crackers to celebrate the victory of their team. (1) Burst (2) fired (3) Shot (4) Broke …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 10

Sentence Completion  Practice Set – 10 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete I do not think the evidence you have heard ………… your opinion. (1) Promote (2) Accuses (3) Commits …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 6

Sentence Completion Practice Set – 6 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete The code of Manu form the theological aspect is regarded as …………. from God. (1) Originating (2) Issuing …

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Sentence Completion Practice Set – 5

Sentence Completion Practice Set – 5 Directions: Pick out the most effective word from the given words from the given words to fill in the blank to made the sentence meaningfully complete Macbeth is a tragedy of a man who was ……………. With great quality’s. (1) Possessed (2) Empowered (3) …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 12

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 12 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb. To strike one’s colours (1) To fight vigorously (2) To work hard (3) To surrender …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 10

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 10 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb.   Hard-pressed (1)  Bewildered (2) Insulted (3) Hard discipline (4) In difficulties Ans:- (4) In …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 9

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 9 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb.   Pin – money (1) Bribery (2) Money paid for compensation (3) Alimony (4) Allowance …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 7

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 7 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb. To beggar’s description (1) A poor statement (2) To describe things (3) Beyond one’s power …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 6

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 6 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb. Franch leave (1) Long absence (2) Leave on the pretext of illness (3) Casual leave …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 5

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 5 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb. The turn the table (1) To defeat (2) To oppose (3) To create chaso (4) …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 4

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 4 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb.   To get into a scrape (1) To get into a muddle (2) To find …

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IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 3

IDIOMS & PHRASES SET – 3 In each of the following questions, an idiomatic expression/a proverb has been given, followed by some alternatives. Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/proverb.   Will o’ the wisp (G.I.C.A.A.O. 1993) (1) Anything which eludes or deceives (2) To …

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