General English Q & A – Part III
Q.1)Choose the correct antonyms
Solution: ‘Insolent’ means proud or rude.
The correct antonym of the given word is option C, ‘polite’ which means courteous or humble.
Options A, B and D are incorrect because ‘agreeable’ means likeable, ‘coward’ means lacking courage and ‘considerate’ means kind and thoughtful.
Q.2)Choose the correct Synonyms
Solution: ‘Barge’ means to go through a place in a rude and forceful way. E.g. They barged through the crowd. ‘Interpret’ means to decide what the intended meaning of something is. ‘Shout’ means to speak with a very loud voice. ‘Restrain’ means to control the actions or behaviour of someone by force. ‘Enter’ means to go into a particular place.
Q.3) Directions: Fill in the blanks with correct Article
___palm tree is generally very tall.
Q.4)Identify the Correct Meaning for Idioms and Phrases
To have one’s heart in one’s boots
a)To get angry
b)To keep a secret
- c) To be frightened
- d) To be deeply depressed
Solution: ‘To have one’s heart in one’s boot’ means to be depressed. E.g. His girlfriend dumped him weeks ago, but the poor guy’s heart is still in his boots.
Q.5) Find out spot errors
In each of the following questions, find out which part of the sentence has an error.
- a) On a holiday
- b) Jayanthi prefers reading
- c) than going out visiting friends
- d) No error
Solution: Replace than by to
Q.6)Select the correct Prepositions.
The mother was concerned ____ the safety of her child.
Q.7) Directions: Identify the sentence pattern.
The doctor gave him a shot
Q.8)Directions: Fill in the blanks with correct Article
He is ____ member of our club.
Q.9) Directions: Find out the Adjective
Q.10)Directions: Select the correct plural forms.
Q.11) Select the correct Prepositions.
Keep clear ___wicked boys.
Q.12) Directions: Find in the blanks with correct Synonyms.
Most of the neighbours quarrel among themselves.
Q13)Find the Correct Tense
Asoka was a Mauryan King.
- c) future perfect
Q.14) Directions: Select the proper prefix.
Q.15) Fill in the blanks with the correct option:
The doorbell rang, while I _______ (do) my homework.
b) was doing
c) am doing
d) was did
Q.16) Directions: Find in the blanks with correct Homophones.
___ is a heavy metal.
d) None of these
Q.17) Directions: Identify the correct sentence.
She cooks well and eat well.
Q.18) Directions: Changing Nouns into verbs.
Q.19) Find the Correct Tense
Rain falls from the cloud.
Q.20) Directions: Select the proper suffix.
Q.21)Directions: Select the correct Question Tags.
None of the food was wasted.
d) is it?
Q.22) Match the following phrasal verbs with their meanings :
|Column A||Column B|
|(a) Look after||1. Wear|
|(b) Put on||2. Take care of|
|(c) Keep on||3. Cancelled|
|(d) Called off||4. Continue|
a) 2 1 4 3
b) 2 1 3 4
c) 1 2 3 4
d) 4 1 3 2
Q.23) There is ________ interesting city in the south of England. ________ city is called Brighton.
a) the / The
b) an / The
c) an / a
d) a / The
Q.24)Directions: Find in the blanks with correct Synonyms.
Judges must not be partial.
Q.25) Select the Correct Antonyms
India Meteorological Department collected data for monitoring marine pollution.
- a) distributed
- b) cancelled
- c) threshold
- d) bridge
Solution: Collected -Distributed
Q.26)Choose the correct meaning for given Idioms and Phrases
To accept the Gauntlet
a)To accept defeat
b) To accept a challenge
c)To accept an honour
d)To suffer humiliation
Solution: To accept or attempt a challenge or invitation
Q.27)Choosing the incorrect sentence
Choose the one which is grammatically incorrect sentence
a)I shall inform them this
b)Ask him why he wastes his time
- c) He boarded the train
- d) A bunch of keys has been lost.
Q.28) Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.
a)It is too hard an essay for me to far attempt.
- b) Too far it is an essay hard for me to attempt.
c)It is far too hard an essay for me to attempt.
d)It is far too hard an essay to attempt for me.
Solution: It is far too hard an essay for me to attempt
Q.29) Complete the Sentence
You will have to catch the morning flight, so you____ better get ready.
Solution you should better get ready
Q.30) Choose the correct spelt word out of the given alternatives.
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