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(English Comprehension)

Q.1    Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

A. But they faced grave danger if they tried to criticize these decisions.
B. The nationalists now began to openly criticize the policies of the British.
C. The freedom movement changed this situation.
D. Under colonial rule, the people had lived in fear of the British government and did not agree with many of the decisions that they took.
1. DACB
2. CBAD
3. BADC
4. DBAC

Correct Answer : DACB

Q.2    Select the correctly spelt word.    
1. tuttion
2. tuetion
3. tuition
4. tution

Correct Answer :  tuition

Q.3    Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

One who is a great lover of books    
1. pedophile
2. xenophile
3. bibliophile
4. hemophile

Correct Answer : bibliophile

Q.4    Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

DEFER
1. dread
2. dictate
3. delay
4. despair

Correct Answer : delay

Q.5    Select the correct passive​​​​​​​ form of the given sentence. 

The sailors had never encountered such a rough sea.    
1. Such a rough sea was never encountered by the sailors.
2. Such a rough sea has never been encountered by the sailors.
3. Such a rough sea is never encountered by the sailors.
4. Such a rough sea had never been encountered by the sailors.

Correct Answer : Such a rough sea had never been encountered by the sailors.

Q.6    Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

A. The brain is active too during sleep, sending messages for the heart to beat regularly.
B. However, the body utilizes the sleeping time effectively.
C. We spend about one third of our time sleeping.
D. It produces energy and releases hormones for repair and growth during the night.
1. CABD
2. ABDC
3. CBDA
4. BADC

Correct Answer : CBDA

Q.7    Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank. 

The committee reached ______ decision regarding the appointment of the chairman.
1. a unanimous
2. a compatible
3. an exemplary
4. an agreeable

Correct Answer : a unanimous

Q.8    Select the correct active form of the given sentence. 

We will all be greatly benefitted by this scheme.
1. This scheme is going to greatly benefit us all.
2. This scheme has greatly benefitted us all.
3. This scheme will greatly benefit us all.
4. This scheme would greatly benefit we all.

Correct Answer : This scheme will greatly benefit us all.

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Q.9    In the sentence identify the  segment which contains the grammatical error.

There isn't many rice left in the house so we must replenish our stock soon.
1. There isn't many rice
2. left in the house
3. our stock soon
4. so we must replenish

Correct Answer : There isn't many rice

Q.10    Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

Due to increased number of lay offs in the industry, the sword of Damocles is always hanging over the employees.    
1. a constant threat
2. strict rules and regulations
3. threat of physical harm
4. an ill omen of death

Correct Answer : a constant threat

Q.11    Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. 

Knowing the particular things that motivate each person help you add power to their motivation.
1. help you to add power
2. help you adding power
3. No improvement
4. helps you add power

Correct Answer : helps you add power

Q.12    Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

PERPLEX    
1. deceive
2. bewilder
3. surprise
4. complex

Correct Answer : bewilder

Q.13    In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Ten kilometres are a long distance to cover on foot for a child.
1. Ten kilometres are
2. to cover on foot
3. for a child
4. a long distance

Correct Answer : Ten kilometres are

Q.14    Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

MEAGRE
1. premium
2. plentiful
3. scanty
4. inadequate

Correct Answer : plentiful

Q.15    Select the correctly spelt  word.    
1. privilege
2. peivailege
3. previledge
4. previllage

Correct Answer : privilege

Q.16    Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

True friends stay by our side through thick and thin.    
1. under all circumstances
2. in difficult times
3. in different weathers
4. in happy moments

Correct Answer : under all circumstances

Q.17    Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

ARROGANCE    
1. sweetness
2. humility
3. superiority
4. vanity

Correct Answer : humility

Q.18    Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

A fictitious name used by an author
1. pesudonym
2. homonym
3. alibi
4. anonymous

Correct Answer : pesudonym

Comprehension  :  
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n the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Leaving his car with the valet, he (1)______ the hotel and joined the large crowd milling (2)______ He found a badge waiting for him (3)______ the receptionist's table and took his (4)______ in the rear of the hall. When the place was (5)______ the moderator welcomed the crowd.

Q.19    Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.    
1. entered
2. accessed
3. admitted
4. invaded

Correct Answer : entered

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Leaving his car with the valet, he (1)______ the hotel and joined the large crowd milling (2)______ He found a badge waiting for him (3)______ the receptionist's table and took his (4)______ in the rear of the hall. When the place was (5)______ the moderator welcomed the crowd.
 

Q.20    Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.    
1. aside
2. about
3. out
4. into

Correct Answer : about

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Leaving his car with the valet, he (1)______ the hotel and joined the large crowd milling (2)______ He found a badge waiting for him (3)______ the receptionist's table and took his (4)______ in the rear of the hall. When the place was (5)______ the moderator welcomed the crowd.

Q.21    Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.    
1. by
2. at
3. in
4. over

Correct Answer : at

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Leaving his car with the valet, he (1)______ the hotel and joined the large crowd milling (2)______ He found a badge waiting for him (3)______ the receptionist's table and took his (4)______ in the rear of the hall. When the place was (5)______ the moderator welcomed the crowd.

Q.22    Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.    
1. stand
2. couch
3. seat
4. lounge

Correct Answer : seat

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Leaving his car with the valet, he (1)______ the hotel and joined the large crowd milling (2)______ He found a badge waiting for him (3)______ the receptionist's table and took his (4)______ in the rear of the hall. When the place was (5)______ the moderator welcomed the crowd.

Q.23    Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.    
1. empty
2. stuffed
3. completed
4. filled

Correct Answer : filled

Q.24    Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank. 

She got a lucrative job of a translator because she was ______ in French.    
1. deficient
2. proficient
3. efficient
4. sufficient

Correct Answer : proficient

Q.25    Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. 

Your coming home to dinner on time should be a rule rather the exception. 
1. No improvement
2. shall be a rule rather than a exception
3. should be the rule rather than the exception
4. should be a rule rather being the exception

Correct Answer : should be the rule rather than the exception

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1. The source of the Sun’s energy is the process of:

(a) Photoelectric emission
(b) Nuclear fission
(c) Nuclear fusion
(d) Thermionic emission

2. Which of the following is not a stringed instrument ?

(a) Guitar
(b) Sitar
(c) Trumpet
(d) Violin

3. Who created the unforgettable literary character‘Swami’?

(a) Vikram Seth
(b) R.K. Narayan
(c) Mulk Raj Anand
(d) Harivansh Rai Bachchan

4. Which of the following cities lies to the western-most longitude ?

(a) Jaipur
(b) Nagpur
(c) Bhopal
(d) Hyderabad

5. Arrange the following rivers from South to North.

(a) Cauvery
(b) Krishna
(c) Godavari
(d) Mahanadi

6. What is the animal on the insignia of the RBI ?

(a) Lion
(b) Tiger
(c) Panther
(d) Elephant

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Directions : A statement followed by two assumptions I & II is given. Which one of the four given alternatives is correct ?

Statement : Imprisonment for 27 years made Nelson Mandela The President.

Assumptions :

I. One who will be imprisoned for 27 years will become The President
II. To become The President imprisonment is a qualification.

(a) Only I is implicit.
(b) Only II is implicit.
(c) Both I & II are implicit.
(d) Neither I nor II is implicit.

2. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot be formed using the letters of the given word.

CONVERSATION

(a) Nation
(b) Version
(c) Station
(d) Reason

3. A word is given in capital letters. It is followed by four words. Out of these four words, three cannot be formed from the letters of the word in capital letters. Point out the word which can be formed from the letters of the given word in capital letters.

PREMONITION

(a) ACTION
(b) NATION
(c) MONITOR
(d) REMOVE

4. If A = 1, FAT = 27, then FAITH = ?

(a) 44
(b) 42
(c) 41
(d) 40

5. If the word ‘STOVE’ can be written as ‘FNBLK, how can the word ‘VOTES’ be written in that code?

(a) LBNKF
(b) LNBKF
(c) LKNBF
(d) FLKBN

6. If’PAPER’ is written as’OZODQ’, how ‘PENCIL’ can be written in that code ?

(a) QFODJM
(b) OFOBHM
(c) ODMDJM
(d) ODMBHK

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Q.1    The Sepoy Mutiny in India started from ______.    
1. Meerut
2. Rajkot
3. Bareilly
4. Champaran

Correct Answer : Meerut

Q.2    Which of the following stars is  nearest to the sun?    
1. Sirius
2. Proxima Centauri
3. Deneb
4. Betelgeuse

Correct Answer : Proxima Centauri

Q.3    Vijay Hazare was a famous Indian player associated with the sport of ______.    
1. Boxing
2. Football
3. Rifle Shooting
4. Cricket

Correct Answer : Cricket

Q.4    Marfati' songs are traditional folk songs of ______.    
1. Afghanistan
2. Nepal
3. Pakistan
4. Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Bangladesh

Q.5    The demand for a commodity or service which is a consequence of the demand for something else is called ______.    
1. Direct Demand
2. Composite Demand
3. Derived Demand
4. Income Demand

Correct Answer : Derived Demand

Q.6    Which scientist discovered the 'Penicillin'?    
1. Alexander Fleming
2. Louis Pasteur
3. Ernst Chain
4. Robert Koch

Correct Answer : Alexander Fleming

Q.7    Name the national bird of Bhutan.    
1. Parrot
2. Magpai
3. Peacock
4. Raven

Correct Answer : Raven

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Q.8    In India, 24th January is observed as which one of the following days?    
1. National Farmer's Day
2. National Day of Elderly
3. National Girl Child Day
4. National Agricultural Day

Correct Answer : National Girl Child Day

Q.9    Who was the Indian Army Chief at the time of Bangladesh Liberation War?    
1. Sam Manekshaw
2. K M Cariappa
3. Rob Lockhart
4. Roy Bucher

Correct Answer : Sam Manekshaw

Q.10    Who among the following  wrote the book 'A History of the Sikhs'?    
1. Khushwant Singh
2. Bhai Vir Singh
3. Gurbachan Singh Talib
4. Amrita Pritam

Correct Answer : Khushwant Singh

Q.11    Which of the following authors received the Jnanpith Award in 2018?    
1. Kiran Desai
2. Vikram Seth
3. Amitav Ghosh
4. Arundhati Roy

Correct Answer : Amitav Ghosh

Q.12    The energy derived from the  heat of Earth is called ______.    
1. Solar Energy
2. Geothermal Energy
3. Biogas
4. Tidal Energy

Correct Answer : Geothermal Energy

Q.13    Who among the following was named as the Chief Executive Officer of International Cricket Council (ICC) in January 2019?    
1. N G Khaitan
2. Anurag Thakur
3. Manu Sawhney
4. Saurav Ganguly

Correct Answer : Manu Sawhney

Q.14    The summer solstice 2019 in the Northern Hemisphere will occur on ______.    
1. 20th June
2. 24th June
3. 26th June
4. 21st June

Correct Answer : 21st June

Q.15    Which of the following creatures  is oviparous?    
1. Frog
2. Squirrel
3. Rabbit
4. Mouse

Correct Answer : Frog

Q.16    What is the term of the elected representatives of a Gram Panchayat?    
1. 2 years
2. 5 years
3. 4 years
4. 3 years

Correct Answer : 5 years

Q.17    Which of the following is the smallest bird in the world?    
1. Finch
2. Robin
3. Bee Hummingbird
4. Diamond Firetail

Correct Answer : Bee Hummingbird

Q.18    The term 'cherry picking' is used in which sport?    
1. Basketball
2. Table Tennis
3. Cricket
4. Swimming

Correct Answer : Basketball

Q.19    Which article of the Constitution of India talks about the provisions for impeachment of the President of India?    
1. Article 51
2. Article 63
3. Article 54
4. Article 61

Correct Answer : Article 61

Q.20    In which year was the East India Company incorporated for the exploitation of trade with East and Southeast Asia and India?    
1. 1596
2. 1605
3. 1600
4. 1612

Correct Answer : 1600

Q.21    Which of the following acids is present in ant bites?    
1. Nitric acid
2. Formic acid
3. Perchloric acid
4. Malic acid

Correct Answer : Formic acid

Q.22    Jorwe culture' was a Chalcolithic archaeological site located in the present day Indian state of ______.    
1. Maharashtra
2. Gujarat
3. Bihar
4. Assam

Correct Answer : Maharashtra

Q.23    Fertile riverine alluvial soil is best suited for producing ______.    
1. tea
2. rice
3. cotton
4. Corn

Correct Answer : rice

Q.24    Which economist gave the theory of Opportunity Cost?    
1. John Keynes
2. Milton Friedman
3. Adam Smith
4. Gottfried Haberler

Correct Answer : Gottfried Haberler

Q.25    Identify the foreigner who has been conferred the second highest civilian award in India, Padma Vibhushan for 'exceptional and distinguished service' in 2019.    
1. Ismail Omar Guelleh
2. Kader Khan
3. Pravin Gordhan
4. John Chambers

Correct Answer : Ismail Omar Guelleh

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Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. Biologists believe that increased human activity means an accelerated rate of change in habitat for all creatures of the world.
1. human activity meant a acelerated rate in change
2. No improvement
3. human activity is meaning an acelerated rate of change
4. human activities mean an acelerated rate from change

Correct Answer :  No improvement

Q.2 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Something which cannot be understood

1. infallible
2. illegible
3. incomprehensible
4. inexplicable

Correct Answer :   incomprehensible

Q.3 Select the correctly  spelt word.

1. concentious
2. conscentious
3. conscientious
4. consenteous

Correct Answer :  conscientious

Q.4 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
VINDICTIVE
1. revengeful
2. forceful
3. helpful
4. watchful

Correct Answer :  revengeful

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. 
A reason why there are so much misconception on dyslexia could be the sheer invisibility of the disorder.
1. there are so much misconceptions against dyslexia
2. there are so many misconception around dyslexia
3. No improvement
4. there are so many misconceptions about dyslexia

Correct Answer :  there are so many misconceptions about dyslexia

Q.6 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
He is clicking good pictures with his new camera.
1. Good pictures are clicked with his new camera.
2. Good pictures were clicked with his new camera.
3. Good pictures are being clicked with his new camera.
4. Good pictures have been clicked with his new camera.

Correct Answer :  Good pictures have been clicked with his new camera.

Q.7 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
No sooner did he see the tiger when he ran as fast as he could.
1. no sooner did
2. as fast as he could
3. he see the tiger
4. when he ran

Correct Answer :  when he ran

Q.8 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. challange
2. challenge
3. chalenge
4. challeng

Correct Answer :  challenge

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Q.9 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
ACCEPT
1. release
2. reject
3. obtain
4. acquire

Correct Answer :  reject

Q.10 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Here, the picture perfect French Quarter and heritage laden Tamil streets blend into one another.
B. The conflict of coexistence is evident in many metropolitan cities.
C. The old and new, like two different worlds, surviving side by side yet never crossing that chasm.
D. There is a place though- Puducherry, where contrasts are celebrated like nowhere else.
1. BACD
2. DCBA
3. BCDA
4. CDAB

Correct Answer :  BCDA

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
Coming from an affluent family, she found herself a square peg in a round hole when she married a poor farmer and moved to a small village.
1. a misfit in the environment
2. in a favourable situation
3. in a financial crisis
4. unhappy and regretful

Correct Answer :   a misfit in the environment

Q.12 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. European cloth manufacturers therefore had to depend on a plant called woad to make dyes.
B. However, cloth dyers preferred indigo which produced a rich blue colour.
C. Being a plant of the temperate zones, woad was easily available in Europe.
D. Indian indigo was very expensive and only small quantities reached the European markets.
1. DACB
2. CBDA
3. DCAB
4. ACBD

Correct Answer :  DACB

Q.13 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
The match is about to begin since the captain as well as the team are on the field.
1. The match is about to begin
2. since the captain
3. are on the field
4. as well as the team

Correct Answer :  are on the field

Q.14 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Something which is fit to be eaten
1. edible
2. unpalatable
3. delicious
4. tasty

Correct Answer :  edible

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
People of the older generation ______ over the good old school days.
1. remind
2. retribute
3. remember
4. reminisce

Correct Answer :  reminisce

Q.16 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
PENSIVE
1. reflective
2. spiteful
3. spontaneous
4. tragic

Correct Answer :  spontaneous

Q.17 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
When his envious competitor extended a hand of friendship, he smelt a rat.
1. felt very pleased
2. became complaisant
3. detected something wrong
4. behaved arrogantly

Correct Answer :  felt very pleased

Q.18 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
AFFINITY
1. empathy
2. attraction
3. preference
4. aversion

Correct Answer :  aversion

Q.19 Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
Let the bell be rung every forty minutes.
1. The bell ought to be rung every forty minutes
2. Let the bell keep ringing every forty minutes.
3. Ring the bell every forty minutes.
4. The bell should be rung every forty minutes

Correct Answer :  Ring the bell every forty minutes.

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Technology can be ______ and people seem to be more attached to screens than ever before.
1. infatuated
2. contagious
3. addictive
4. incorrigible

Correct Answer :   addictive

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. 
Telling someone something that you admire about them can be called a random act (1)______ kindness. It takes almost no (2)______, yet it pays enormous dividends. Many people (3)______ their entire lives wishing that others would (4)______ them. Expectations are more from family and friends, (5)______, even compliments from strangers feel good if they are genuine.

Q.21 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. in
2. with
3. from
4. of

Correct Answer :  of

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Telling someone something that you admire about them can be called a random act (1)______ kindness. It takes almost no (2)______, yet it pays enormous dividends. Many people (3)______ their entire lives wishing that others would (4)______ them. Expectations are more from family and friends, (5)______, even compliments from strangers feel good if they are genuine.

Q.22 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. effort
2. attempt
3. work
4. venture

Correct Answer :  effort

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Telling someone something that you admire about them can be called a random act (1)______ kindness. It takes almost no (2)______, yet it pays enormous dividends. Many people (3)______ their entire lives wishing that others would (4)______ them. Expectations are more from family and friends, (5)______, even compliments from strangers feel good if they are genuine.

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. spend
2. spent
3. have been spending
4. had spent

Correct Answer :  spend

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. 
Telling someone something that you admire about them can be called a random act (1)______ kindness. It takes almost no (2)______, yet it pays enormous dividends. Many people (3)______ their entire lives wishing that others would (4)______ them. Expectations are more from family and friends, (5)______, even compliments from strangers feel good if they are genuine.

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. admit
2. acknowledge
3. confess
4. concede

Correct Answer :  acknowledge

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Telling someone something that you admire about them can be called a random act (1)______ kindness. It takes almost no (2)______, yet it pays enormous dividends. Many people (3)______ their entire lives wishing that others would (4)______ them. Expectations are more from family and friends, (5)______, even compliments from strangers feel good if they are genuine.

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. so
2. unless
3. and
4. however

Correct Answer :  however

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Q.1 What is the popular name of 'Ascorbic Acid'?
1. Vitamin K
2. Vitamin A
3. Vitamin B12
4. Vitamin C

Correct Answer :  Vitamin C

Q.2 Which of the following Indian islands lies in the Bay of Bengal?
1. Diu
2. Andaman and Nicobar
3. Daman
4. Lakshadweep

Correct Answer :  Andaman and Nicobar

Q.3 Who among the following is the author of the book 'A Passage to England'?
1. Nirad C Chaudhuri
2. Salman Rushdie
3. Khushwant Singh
4. V S Naipaul

Correct Answer :  Nirad C Chaudhuri

Q.4 In which year did Independent India win its first Olympic Gold in the game of hockey?
1. 1952
2. 1960
3. 1948
4. 1956

Correct Answer :  1948

Q.5 How many members are present in the Sri Lankan parliament?
1. 210
2. 215
3. 225
4. 232

Correct Answer :  225

Q.6 An economic condition when there is one buyer and many sellers is called ______.
1. Oligopoly
2. Perfect Competition
3. Monopoly
4. Monopsony

Correct Answer :  Monopsony

Q.7 What is the name given to the graph that shows all the combinations of two commodities that a consumer can afford at given market prices and within the particular income level in economic terms?
1. Demand Curve
2. Budget Line
3. Supply Curve
4. Isocost Line

Correct Answer :  Budget Line

Q.8 Who among the following was the first Indian origin recipient of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize?
1. Gobind Behari Lal
2. Siddhartha Mukherjee
3. Geeta Anand
4. Jhumpa Lahiri

Correct Answer :  Gobind Behari Lal

Q.9 Which of the following is a vestigial organ?
1. Heart
2. Appendix
3. Kidney
4. Lungs

Correct Answer :  Appendix

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Q.10 Silent Valley National Park is located in the Indian state of ________.
1. West Bengal
2. Madhya Pradesh
3. Uttarakhand
4. Kerala

Correct Answer :  Kerala

Q.11 The explosion of crackers is an example of ___________.
1. Decomposition
2. Evaporation
3. Precipitation
4. Combustion

Correct Answer :  Combustion

Q.12 Who among the following became the first woman to win the Abel Prize 2019?
1. Karen Uhlenbeck
2. Maryam Mirzakhani
3. Julia Robinson
4. Sophie Germain

Correct Answer :  Karen Uhlenbeck

Q.13 Who authored ‘A Century is not Enough’in 2018?
1. Virat Kohli
2. MS Dhoni
3. Sourav Ganguly
4. Sachin Tendulkar

Correct Answer :  Sourav Ganguly

Q.14 Viyahula Giddha' is a popular folk dance performed during marriages in the Indian state of _______ .
1. Gujarat
2. Jharkhand
3. Punjab
4. Odisha

Correct Answer :  Punjab

Q.15 Who became the first Indian player to represent India at the Wimbledon Tennis Championship of Independent India?
1. Ramanathan Krishnan
2. Ramesh Krishnan
3. Vijay Amritraj
4. Leander Paes

Correct Answer :  Ramanathan Krishnan

Q.16 Which of the following countries has the largest parliament in the world?
1. UK
2. China
3. Japan
4. India

Correct Answer :  China

Q.17 The Bangladesh Liberation War ended on _____.
1. 14th November 1972
2. 17th October 1971
3. 2nd October 1974
4. 16th December 1971

Correct Answer :  16th December 1971

Q.18 Mahatma Gandhi formed the Natal Indian Congress in the year ______.
1. 1863
2. 1854
3. 1894
4. 1874

Correct Answer :  1894

Q.19 Which one of the following is the brightest star in the Orion Constellation?
1. Rigel
2. Alnilam
3. Betelgeuse
4. Eta Orionis

Correct Answer :  Rigel

Q.20 Of which Indian state is 'Gamocha' a cultural symbol?
1. Rajasthan
2. Haryana
3. Assam
4. Kerala

Correct Answer :  Assam

Q.21 What is the geographic name given to a deep and narrow valley consisting of steep sides created by weathering and erosion by rivers, wind, rain and tectonic activity?
1. Ridge
2. Basin
3. Buttes
4. Canyon

Correct Answer :  Canyon

Q.22 Who among the following was the first president of Pakistan?
1. Yahya Khan
2. Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
3. Ayub Khan
4. Iskander Mirza

Correct Answer :  Iskander Mirza

Q.23 The First Anglo-Burmese War ended with the signing of the ______.
1. Treaty of Yandabo
2. Treaty of Purandar
3. Treaty of Salbai
4. Treaty of Titalia

Correct Answer :  Treaty of Yandabo

Q.24 World Global Recycling Day was observed on ______ in 2019.
1. 2nd January
2. 10th February
3. 16th February
4. 18th March

Correct Answer :  18th March

Q.25 What is the dominant chemical present in vinegar?
1. Formic acid
2. Malic acid
3. Sulphuric acid
4. Ethanoic acid

Correct Answer :  Ethanoic acid

 

 

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  • Exam Name: SSC CGL (Tier -3)
  • Year: CGL 2018
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Marks: 100
  • Exam Date: held on 29-12-2019

CGL Tier-3 Descriptive Exam Questions :

Essay Writing(250 words)

  • Importance of Education in present time.

Letter /Application Writing (150 words)

  • You are Sunita Sunil, resident of Gandhi road, Dwarka, New Delhi, 110083, write a letter to manager, G D Restaurant complaining about their poor service and the quality of food.

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Q.1 Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
She was seen sitting in the last row.
1. We saw her sitting in the last row.
2. We see her sitting in the last row.
3. We had seen her sitting in the last row.
4. We have seen her sitting in the last row.

Correct Answer :  We saw her sitting in the last row.

Q.2 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
The loyal watchman was cut to the quick when he was accused of theft.
1. imprisoned
2. dismissed
3. severely punished
4. hurt intensely

Correct Answer :  hurt intensely

Q.3 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
One who embraces voluntary death for the sake of one's country
1. diplomat
2. patriot
3. fanatic
4. martyr

Correct Answer :  martyr

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the  alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Perhaps India should listen to her (1)______ sages who taught the importance (2)______ balance. This means we should be (3)______ not to take anything too far (4)______ be too radical. The unfortunate results of (5)______- too far are obvious in the environmental degradation.

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. extinct
2. antique
3. initial
4. ancient

Correct Answer :  ancient

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Perhaps India should listen to her (1)______ sages who taught the importance (2)______balance. This means we should be (3)______ not to take anything too far (4)______ be too radical. The unfortunate results of (5)______- too far are obvious in the environmental degradation.

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. for
2. by
3. of
4. in

Correct Answer :  of

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Perhaps India should listen to her (1)______ sages who taught the importance (2)______balance. This means we should be (3)______ not to take anything too far (4)______ be too radical. The unfortunate results of (5)______- too far are obvious in the environmental degradation.
SubQuestion No : 6

Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. carefree
2. careful
3. caretaker
4. careless

Correct Answer :  careful

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Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Perhaps India should listen to her (1)______ sages who taught the importance (2)______ balance. This means we should be (3)______ not to take anything too far (4)______ be too radical. The unfortunate results of (5)______- too far are obvious in the environmental degradation.

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. but
2. otherwise
3. or
4. so

Correct Answer :  or

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Perhaps India should listen to her (1)______ sages who taught the importance (2)______balance. This means we should be (3)______ not to take anything too far (4)______ be tooradical. The unfortunate results of (5)______- too far are obvious in the environmentaldegradation.

Q.8 Select the  most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. risking
2. climbing
3. pioneering
4. venturing

Correct Answer :  venturing

Q.9 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. The students often go about their business, singing along in the corridors.
B. But for the students of St. Ambrose High School, it no longer dictates their day.
C. A bell can sound gloomy or cheerful depending on when it is rung.
D. It has been scrapped in favour of music which now breaks up the timetable of the school .
1. CADB
2. CBDA
3. BDAC
4. ACBD

Correct Answer :  CBDA

Q.10 In the sentence  identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
Most disputes can be solved amicably unless one are not rigid.
1. not rigid
2. can be solved amicably
3. Most disputes
4. unless one are

Correct Answer :  unless one are

Q.11 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
SACRED
1. pious
2. profound
3. profane
4. perpetual

Correct Answer :  profane

Q.12 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
PRECARIOUS
1. abundant
2. premature
3. dangerous
4. valuable

Correct Answer :  dangerous

Q.13 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
In the northern suburbs of Bengaluru, home to the bulk of the information technology industry, the water crisis is even worst.
1. the water crisis
2. In the northern suburbs
3. home to the bulk of
4. is even worst

Correct Answer :  is even worst

Q.14 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
NOTORIOUS
1. famous
2. disgraceful
3. vicious
4. infamous

Correct Answer :  famous

Q.15 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. For a split second, as the stranger stepped into the light, his furry head was clearly visible.
B. At first, all seemed still outside the house,except for the sound of the rain.
C. Recognizing him, Joe stood petrified staring at the man wearing a long coat,wet from rain.
D. But then, footsteps approached the house and a stranger emerged out of the darkness.
1. DACB
2. BCDA
3. CABD
4. BDAC

Correct Answer :   BDAC

Q.16 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
It is unfortunate that most people in the country are still living from hand to mouth.
1. consuming daily what little is earned
2. saving for the future generations
3. doing manual labour
4. earning wealth by selfish means

Correct Answer :  consuming daily what little is earned

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
She performs different roles very convincingly as she is a very ______ actor.
1. virtuous
2. verbose
3. versatile
4. voracious

Correct Answer :   versatile

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
STERILE
1. barren
2. sordid
3. pure
4. productive

Correct Answer :  barren

Q.19 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
The enemy will have seized the fort before nightfall.
1. The enemy will seize the fort before nightfall.
2. The enemy will be seized by the fort before nightfall
3. The fort would have been seized by the enemy before nightfall.
4. The fort will have been seized by the enemy before nightfall.

Correct Answer :  The fort will have been seized by the enemy before nightfall.

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank. 
Charles Dickens was different in his style of writing from most of his ______ in the Victorian era.
1. confidants
2. critics
3. cronies
4. contemporaries

Correct Answer :  contemporaries

Q.21 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. maintenence
2. maintenance
3. maintainence
4. mentainance

Correct Answer :  maintenance

Q.22 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. adolescance
2. adolescence
3. adolesense
4. adolescense

Correct Answer :  adolesense

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given
sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
The India consensus study highlight a benefits by adding domestic violence prevention approaches to current government policy.
1. No improvement
2. highlights the benefits of adding
3. highlight a benefit in addition
4. highlight the benefits from added

Correct Answer :   highlights the benefits of adding

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
Though many European traders visit Puducherry in the sixteenth century onwards,what remains today is a relic of its French past.
1. traders visited Puducherry in a sixteenth century onward
2. traders visited Puducherry from the sixteenth century onwards
3. No improvement
4. trader visit Puducherry from the sixteenth century onwards

Correct Answer :  traders visited Puducherry from the sixteenth century onwards

Q.25 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
One who is indifferent to art and culture
1. cynic
2. scientist
3. philistine
4. philanderer

Correct Answer :  philistine

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Q.1 भारतीय मलू के प्रचारक ______ को 25 अक्टूबर  , 2017 को ब्रिटेन का सबसे प्रभावशाली  अश्वेत व्यक्ति  नामित किया गया।
1. जोनाथन मारलैंड 
2. जीना मिलर
3. प्रीती  पटेल
4. दाऊद आऊलोसोगा

Correct Answer :  जीना मिलर

Q.2 निम्नलिखित  में  से किसने 'लॉ ऑफ ऑक्टेव' दिया?
1. मेंडेलीव 
2. डॉबेराइनर
3. लैवोइसियर  
4. न्यूलैंड्स

Correct Answer : न्यूलैंड्स

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Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. We had never seen so strong blizzard. The wind speed was 130 km per hour .
1. such a strong blizzard
2. such strong a blizzard
3. no improvement
4. so strong the blizzard

Correct Answer : such a strong blizzard

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. so
2. but
3. until
4. because

Correct Answer : but

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold.

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. density
2. frequency
3. consistency
4. quantity

Correct Answer : density

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

Q.4 Select the most  appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. into
2. on
3. in
4. at

Correct Answer : in

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. differing
2. infrequent
3. uneven
4. rough

Correct Answer : uneven

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold.

Q.6 Select the most appropriate  option for blank No. 5.
1. live
2. remain
3. survive
4. subsist

Correct Answer : live

Q.7 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. A person appointed by two parties to resolve a dispute
1. valuer
2. broker
3. arbitrator
4. auditor
Correct Answer : arbitrator

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Q.8 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. out of the woods
1. no longer in trouble
2. no longer famous
3. no longer in sight
4. no longer young
Correct Answer : no longer in trouble

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. They didn't see you, is it?
1. wasn't it
2. did they
3. no improvement
4. have they
Correct Answer : did they

Q.10 Select the antonym of the given word.
COMIC
1. amusing
2. absurd
3. awkward
4. tragic
Correct Answer : tragic

Q.11 Select the synonym of the given word.
DRAG
1. rest
2. rush
3. push
4. pull
Correct Answer : pull 

Q.12 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. It is one of the highly developed countries of the world.
B. It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west.
C. The USA consists of 50 states including Alaska and Hawai.
D. The United States of America (USA) is the 4th largest country in the world.
1. CBDA
2. ADCB
3. CBAD
4. DBCA
Correct Answer : DBCA

Q.13 In the sentence identify the  segment which contains the grammatical error. We will rest for sometime when we will reach the top.
1. We will rest
2. when we will
3. for sometime
4. reach the top
Correct Answer : when we will

Q.14 In the sentence identify the segment    which contains the grammatical error. The river Yamuna has many non-native species like goldfish that is affecting its ecosystem.
1. has many non-native species
2. that is affecting
3. its eco-system
4. The river Yamuna
Correct Answer :  that is affecting

Q.15 Select the synonym of the given word.
ENGULF
1. entangle
2. envelop
3. enshrine
4. encroach
Correct Answer : envelop

Q.16 Select the antonym of the given   word.
GATHER
1. disperse
2. distract
3. dispute
4. display
Correct Answer : disperse

Q.17 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. hasty
2. hasitate
3. hazard
4. hazy
Correct Answer : hasitate

Q.18 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. Show​​​​​​​ these visitors the butterfly farm.
1. These visitors should be showed the butterfly farm.
2. You must show these visitors the butterfly farm.
3. Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm.
4. Let these visitors be showing the butterfly farm.
Correct Answer : Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm.

Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. What was supposed to be a holiday of a lifetime turned into a dangerous experience for 1,300 passengers on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway.
B. The Norwegian Government decided to evacuate the passengers with the help of helicopters.
C. The ship broke down in rough seas and high-speed winds caused it to rock heavily from side to side.
D. From the first 371 evacuated passengers, 17 had to be taken to hospital.
1. CBDA
2. ACBD
3. ABCD
4. CABD 
Correct Answer : ACBD

Q.20 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. butterflies in the stomach
1. being angry
2. being hungry
3. being excited
4. being nervous
Correct Answer : being nervous

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
The National war memorial is ______ to our Armed Forces.
1. dedicated
2. devoted
3. honoured
4. inscribed
Correct Answer : dedicated

Q.22 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. a family of young animals
1. nest
2. brood
3. offspring
4. clutch
Correct Answer : brood

Q.23 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. reminascant
2. remembrance
3. remnant
4. remittance
Correct Answer : remembrance

Q.24 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
A painting competition was held in the colony and Kavya was ______ winner in the age group 3-5 years.
1. publicized
2. supposed
3. declared
4. described
Correct Answer : declared

Q.25 Select the correct active form of the given sentence. The injured were being removed to the hospital by the police.
1. The police removed the injured to the hospital.
2. The police has been removing the injured to the hospital.
3. The police was removing the injured to the hospital.
4. The injured was removing the police to the hospital.

Correct Answer : The police was removing the injured to the hospital.

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