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I. Directions (Q 1-15): Provide correct prepositions 10. I never listen the radio. A. to
I.
Directions (Q 1-15): Provide correct
prepositions
10.
I never listen
the radio.
A.
to
B. at
C. with
D.
on
1 I’m good
.
tennis.
11.
Don’t take any notice
him.
A.
in
B. at
C. on
D. for
A.
with
B. from
C. of
D. to
2 He’s interested
.
history.
12.
I’m fed up
his mess.
A.
in
B. on
C. at
D. by
A.
with
B. by
C. in
D. of
3 .
Please don’t interfere
my personal
13.
He’s tired
their complaints.
affairs.
A.
with
B. of
A.
on
B. at
C. in
D. off
C.
by
D. from
4. Green pepper is very rich
vitamin
C.
14.
She’ll be there
you.
A.
of
B. in
C. from D with
A.
for
B. in
5. He was embarrassed because every-
C.
by
D. besides
body was laughing
him.
15.
She’s sick
her joB.
A.
with
B. at
C. on
D. on
A.
with
B.
by
C. of
D. in
6. She’s obsessed
her project.
II.
A.
with
B.
to
C. in
D.
on
Directions (Q 16-30): Give suitable
tags to the sentences
7. I know nothing
the matter.
16.
He’s not coming,
?
A.
about
B. in
D. around
A.
isn’t he
B. is he
C.on
C.
does he
D. doesn’t he
8. He’s married
Jane.
17.
I’m not late,
?
A.
in
B. to
C. by D.with
A.
am I
B. am I not
9. He doesn’t care
losing his joB.
C.
are I
D. aren’t I
A.
on
B. from
C. about D. of

18.

The bank lent him the money,

?

III.

Directions (Q31-40): Pick out the synonym of the lead word in each case.

A.

didn’t it

B. isn’t it

C.

didn’t he

D. is he

 

19.

You shouldn’t do that,

?

31.

ANODYNE

 

A.

shouldn’t you

 

B . should you

 

A.

annihilated

B.soothing

C.

shall you

D.

shalln’t you

C.

eidolon

D. not necessary

20.

You don’t take sugar in coffee,

 

?

32.

AMBROSIA

A.

isn’t it

B. do you

 

A.

poison

B.plentiful

C.

don’t you

D. is you

C.

scarcity

D. elixir

21. She looks tired,

 

?

33.

AMULET

 

A.

does she

B. doesn’t she

 

A.

symbol

B. charm

C.

do she

D. don’t she

C.

hole

D. none of these

22. There’s a cinema near the station,

?

34.

ASSUAGE

 

A.

isn’t it

B. isn’t there

A.

scare

B. allay

C.

is it

D. isn’t it

 

C.

enhance

D. surrender

23. He arrived late,

 

?

35.

ACCLIVITY

 

A.

isn’t it

B. didn’t he

 

A.

declivity

B. proclivity

C.

did he

D. is he

 

C.

upwards

D. slanting

24. Nobody has arrived yet,

 

?

36.

APHASIA

 

A.

have they

B. haven’t they

A.

garrulity

B. loquacity

C.

has they

D. hasn’t they

 

C.

reticence

D. remembrance

25. It’s time to go,

 

?

37.

ANNUL

 

A.

isn’t it

B. isn’t there

 

A.

encourage

B. commiserate

C.

was it

D. wasn’t it

C.

mummify

D. rescind

26. I’m right,

?

38.

APOTHECARY

 

A.

aren’t I

B. am I

 

C.are I

 

D. amn’t I

   

A.

doctor

B. hunter

27. You had seen it before,

 

?

C.

vagabond

D. pharmacist

 

A.

C.have you

hadn’t you

 

B. don’t you D. haven’t you

 

39.

AU REVOIR

A.

C. good-bye

welcome

B. appellation

D. superb

28. Everybody looked so miserable,

?

 
 

A.

didn’t everybody B. didn’t they

40.

APLOMB

C.

did they

D. did we

 

A.

poise

B. diffidence

29. You wouldn’t do that,

?

C.

circuitous

D. tumult

 

A.

would you

B. wouldn’t you

IV.

(Q 41-50): Pick out the antonym of the lead word in each case.

C.

will you

D. should you

 

30. He’ll be there,

 

?

41.

AMELIORATE

 
 

A.

won’t he

B. isn’t he

 

A.

enervate

B. deteriorate

C.

is he

D. will he

C.

stultify

D. none of these

42.

ASININE

 

54.

SENTENTIOUS: SUMMARY

A.

brilliant

B. vulpine

A. senile: dotage

C.

feline

D. leonine

B. abrasive: praise

43.

APPARITION

C. ablutions: dirt

A.

real

B. unreal

D. avaricious: truthful

C.

joint

D. enhancement

55.

AVUNCULAR: UNCLE

44.

SANGUINE

A. salubrious: climate

A.

red

B. morose

B. annotation: anthology

C.

suffering

D. approaching

C. screech: scrub

45.

SAGGY

D. stately: king

A.

taut

B. sagacious

VI.

Directions (Q 56-65): Fill in the blanks with suitable choices out of those given after each word.

C.

delinquent

D. developing

46.

SURLY

A.

curly

B. amazon

56.

The article written by the philosopher

C.

bilious D. pugilist

that I could not get a

47.

SOPHISTRY

 

was so thing out of it.

A.

polemics

B. urbanity

A.

avuncular

B. adroit

C.

pertinence

D. didactics

C.

apposite

D. abstruse

48.

SOBRIQUET

57.

The language used by you must be eas- ily understandable by all if you wish to reach out to the common man, it must not be

A.

snout

B. cognomen

C.

genuine

D. bouquet

49.

SUFFRAGE

A.

suffering

B. celibacy

A.

stultified

B. stilted

C.

forestry

D. franchise

C.

supplicate

D. surly

50.

SATED

58.

Nobody expected him to win, yet he

A.

suave

B. inadept

scraped through, it must have been

C.

contented

D. ruffled up

some

on his part.

V.

(Q 51-55): Pick out the best analogy in each case.

A.

artifice

B. arroyo

C.

attenuation

D. avarice

51.

ASSORTED: SEBACEOUS

59.

Her

manners in the face of dif-

A.

firm: supple

B. sultry: azure

ficulty impressed me most of all.

C.

subaltern: hoi polloi

A.

sacrilegious

B. sangfroid

D.

stratified: layered

C.

supernumerary

D. surrogate

52.

ANACONDA: SERPENTINE

60.

Such legal

is pretty common,

a. ape: simian

B. cat: asinine

in when the truth is shown as the ut- most wrong and vice-versA.

C.

milk: cutaneous

D. amen: amenine

53.

SALACIOUS: SCANDALOUS

A. skepticism

A.

piquant: bland

B. sylvan: urban

B. surreptitiousness

C.

sham: veracious

D. sultry: humid

skullduggery

C. D. acme

61.

He was a teetotaller and strictly be- lieved in observing

73. stodgy

A.

B. statueseque

C.

stentorian D. stereochiometry

A.

sanguinary

B. sentry

74. A.

splurge

B. spitoon

C.

sobriety

D. succulence

C.

spondylitis

D. spontaneity

62.

The child looked very

and its

75. A.

splutter

B. sepulchral

innocent pranks endeared it to every- one in the house.

C.

sphygmomanometre

D.

spermatozoa

A.

seraphic

B. sedulous

76. A.

adversary

B. aetiology

C.

specious

D. staunch

C.

aeronautics

D. affronted

63.

Indira Gandhi was the most speaker I had ever heard until I came to know Atal Behari Vajpayee.

77. A.

assiduous

B. agnomen

C.

anaemia

D. aservate

78. A.

animadevrt

B. anomaly

A.

artless

B. arcane

C.

animous

D. antediluvian

C.

articulate

D. accoutred

79. A.

antithetical

64.

Such an

meeting I never ex-

B.

anthropomorphism

pected to take place.

C.

antilope

D. antenatal

A.

adventitious

B. audacious

80. A.

aperception

B. apostasy

C.

serene

D. supernal

C.

apprentice

D. apposition

65.

It does not look

go there on such a solemn occasion.

if you do not

VIII. Directions: (Q 81-95) In each of the following questions part of the sen- tence is in bold. Four alternative meanings of the highlighted part of the sentence are given below the sentence. Mark as your answer that alternative meaning which you think is correct.

A.

sabbatical

B. salubrious

C.

senile

D. seemly

VII.

Directions (Q 66-80): Pick out the word with incorrect spellings in each case.

66.

A.

adumberate

B. adduce

C.

adulterate

D. adjudicator

81. In the last few years India has advanced by leaps and bounds in the industrial

67.

A.

ancillary

B. anecedote

C.

anguine

D. annuity

sector.

 

68.

A.

annotate

B. annul

A. very rapidly

C.

anneel

D. anoint

B. very competently

69.

A.

squall

B. sputter

C. very slowly

C.

squailid

D. stallion

D. very pathetically

70.

A.

suasion

B. subrogation

82. The authorities turned a deaf ear to

C.

sucide

D. suite

the

demands of the employees.

71.

A.

somersault

B. superfluous

A.

Immediately implemented

C.

supererogation

D. sovereignity

B.

Agreed to listen to

72.

A.

syanagogue

B. synergism

C

Misrepresented

C.

strut

D. stubble

D.

None of these

83.

He

was in doldrums after the quarrel

he had with his brother.

A. He was jubilant

B. He was in low spirits

C. He was in a financial difficulty

D. He left the house

84.

If you pass this difficult examination it will be a feather in you cap

A. Your parents will be very happy

B. You will get a scholarship for higher studies

C. You will feel proud of it

D. You will get a very good job

85.

Tell me plainly who broke the mirror,

do not beat about the bush.

A. Pretend to be unaware of the matter

B. Try to impress me with your argu- ments

C. Put any blame on others

D. Approach the matter in a round about way

86.

Some people have a habit of wearing their heart on their sleeve.

A. saying something which is not to be taken seriously

B. exposing their innermost feelings to others

C. avoiding being friendly with others

D. always trying to gain advantage over others

87.

I raked my brains to solve this diffi- cult problem.

A.

I read number of books

B

I consulted several people

C.

I used my commonsense

D. I subjected my mind to hard thinking

88.

He

was a king who ruled his subjects

with a high hand.

A.

sympathetically B. kindly

C.

democratically D. oppressively

89. It is a matter of gratification for me that he has turned a new leaf.

A. begun a different mode of life

B. proved to be a worthy person on his job

C. decided to use a different strategy to solve the problem

D. accepted the new job that was of- fered to him

90. He is a plain, simple and sincere man, he will always call a spade a spade.

A.

be outspoken B. help needy person

C.

stand by his friends and relatives

D.

sacrifice his life for others

91. It was such a strange affair that I could not make head or tail of it.

A.

tolerate it B. face it

C.

remember it D. understand it

92. He is temporarily in charge of the com- pany and is trying to feather his nest.

A. bring order and discipline in the company

B. raise the image of the company

C. act for his own future benefits

D. diversify the product of the com-

pany

93. Those who make no bones about such actions face a tough oppostion.

A.

do without hesitation

B.

make no plan C. waste no time

D.

invite no comments

94. Mrs B is known as a shoplifter in a Mumbai commercial center.

A. smuggler

B. a thief in the guise of a customer.

C. buyer of all new things

D. daily visitor

95.

The people in north India are known for keeping open house.

A. never locking it

B. not worrying about its security

C. offering hospitality to everyone

D. keeping it well ventilated

IX.

Directions (Q 96-100): In each of the following questions an idiomatic ex- pression and its four possible mean- ing are given. Find out the correct meaning of the idiomatic expression.

96.

To make clean breast of

A. to gain prominence

B. to praise oneself

C. to confess without reserve

D. to destroy before it blooms

97.

To end in smoke

A. to make completely understand

B. to ruin oneself

C. to excite great applause

D. to overcome some one

98.

To leave someone in the lurch.

A. to come to compromise with someone

B. constant source of annoyance to someone

C. to put someone at ease

D. to desert someone in his difficulties

99.

To cry wolf

A.

to

listen eagerly B. to give false alarm

C.

to turn pale

D.

to keep off starvation

100.

A man of straw

A. a man of no substance

B. a very active person

C. a worthy fellow

D. an unreasonable person

X.

Directions (101-110): Read each sen- tence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The

error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no er- ror, the answer is (e), i.e. ‘No Er- ror’. (Ignore the errors of punctua- tion, if any).

101.

The interrogation made by (A) / him hardly yield (B)/ any concrete conclusion (C)/ about the crime. (D)/ No error (E)

102.

What you had said (A)/ about the em- ployees was (B./ found to be correct (C)/ but it could not be proved. (D)/ No error (E)

103.

When you had started (A)/ the work, you should (B./ ensure that you (C)/ concentrate on it. (D)/ No error (E)

104.

If you have good (A)/ control over breathing (B./ you can float (C)/ on wa- ter effortlessly.(D) /No error (E)

105.

The way to the fort (A)/ was too diffi- cult that (B./ we could not reach (C)/ the farthest point. (D)/ No error (e)

106.

When we heard the name (A)/ of our leader uttered (B./ respectfully by the foreigners (C)/ we felt pride of him. (D)/ No error (E)

107.

It goes to his credit (A)/that he was a clean man (B./ in politics as well as (C)/ his person dealings. (D)/ No error

(E)

108

His strictly discipline (A)/ had made him (B./ very unpopular among (C)/all the employees. (D)/ No error (E)

109.

Jamshedji knew that (A)/ an industrial revolution can (B./ only brought in the country (C)/ by setting up iron and steel industry. (D)/ No error (E)

110.

He being the oldest son (A)/ has re- quested us (B./ to look after the prob- lem (C)/ faced by the father. (D)/ No error (E)

XI.

Directions (111-115): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sen- tence meaningfully complete.

There is no need of any proof because everything is very

 

umbrella

A.

a

B. an

C.

the

D. None of these

121. university

111.

a. a

B. an

C.

the

D. None of these

122. one-day training course

A.

obvious

B. uncertain

A.

a

B. the

C.

definite

D. regular

C.

an

D. None of these

112.

Onions grow in

in this part and

123. orange

hence they are always very cheap here.

A.

demand

B. abundance

A.

a

B. an

C.

the

124. union

D. None of these

C.

peak

D. excessive

A.

a

B. an

113.

Normally he is very

in his

C.

the

D. None of these

behaviour, but on that occasion he be-

125. apple

haved very aggressively.

 

A.

a

b an

A.

obedient

B. docile

C.

the

D. None of these

C.

intolerant

D. immature

XIII. Directions (Q126-135): Choose the word which can be substituted for the given words.

114.

If you

in advance, you will get some

concession.

126. A nab who asks many questions

A.

buy

B. work

A.

vociferous

B. frugal

C.

submit

D. pay

C.

prodigious

D. inquisitive

115.

have in my album photographs of some of my very close friends

I

127. Not to the point

A.

C.

exaggerated

inadequate

B. incorrect

D. irrelevant

I

can never forget.

 

128. A person who attacks first

A.

that

B. who

A.

invader

B. aggressor

C.

whom

D. which

C.

initiates

D. offender

XII.

Directions (Q116-125): Provide correct articles.

129. Mental disorder marked by fixed delusions.

A.monomania

B. hypermania

 

C.

paranoia

D. nostalgia

116.

River Nile

a C.the D. None of these

A.

B.an

130. Internal telephonic system

A.interim

B. interlocutor

C.

intercourse

D. intercom

117.

Mount Everest is in A.the C.a

Himalayas. B. an . D. None of these

131. A person who loves money and hates spending it, is a

A.

spendthrift

B. miser

 

C.

philanthropist

D.capitalist.

118.

egg

132. The family was known for its wealth and greatness of heart. The word that can be used in the place of the under- lined phrase is:

A.an

B. a

C.

the

D. None of these

119.

European

A.

a

B. an

A.

generosity

B. courage

C.

the

D. None of these

C.

affluence

D. prestige

133.

One word for ‘a person who has been appointed or selected to attend a con- ference’ is:

A.

ambassador

B. delegate

C.

representative

D. messenger

134.

A person who is slow in learning is termed as:

A.

dullard

B. bad

C.

lazy

D. dunce.

135.

A book with blank pages on which pic- tures or paper cuttings are stuck is known as a:

A.

plain book

B. paint book

C.

drawing book

D. scrap book.

XIV.

Directions (Q 136-145) :Choose the correct preposition to complete each of the following sentences

136.

The river’s current is very strong. It will be hard to

A.

get across

B. get in

C.

get around

D. None of these

137.

You really need a car in this city to

A.get by B.get around

C.

get on D. None of these

138.

She had a hard time after the break-up,

but then she decided to her life.

with

A.

get along

B. get in

C.

get on D. None of these

139.

My girlfriend’s mother and I don’t at all.

A.

get along

B. get on

C.

get in D. None of these

140.

It’s OK. Don’t worry. You’ll

this.

A.

get along

B. get on

C.

get through

D.None of these

141.

The museum? You should at the third stop.

 
 

A.

get through

B. get off

C.

get on

D. None of these

142.

As soon as he

the horse, I knew

that he had never been on one before.

A.

got on

B.

got around

C.

got in

D. None of these

143.

my old couch and need to buy a new one.

I

A.

got rid

B. got rid of

C.

got off

D.None of these

144.

I’m really tired because I 5 AM this morning.

at

A.

got around

B. got up

C.

got on

D. None of these

145.

Friends can help you to difficult time in your life.

a

A.

get around

B. get by

C.

get through

D. None of these

XV.

Directions(Q 146-155):Provide suit- able adverbs or adjectives

146.

She shouted

at him.

 

A.

angry

B. angrily

C.

anger

D. None of these

147.

He is a

worker.

A.

careless

B. carelessly

C.

care D. None of these

148.

If you ask

,

I will give it to you.

A.

nice

B. nicely

C.

nicer D. None of these

149.

Be Quiet! I can’t think are talking.

 

if you

A.

clear

B. clearly

C.

clearer

D. None of these

150.

Why are you

?

A.

angry

B. angrily

C.angrier D. None of these

151.

You are always so

 

,

come on!

A.

slow

B. slowly

C.

slower

D. None of these

152. Those chocolates look have one?

Can I

A.

nice

B. nicely

C.

nicer D. None of these

153. She opened the door

A.

slow

B. slowly

C.

slowing D. None of these

154. It is a beautiful

day.

155.

A.

clear B. clearly

C.

clearer D. None of these

You write so

Look at these mistakes.

A.

careless B. carelessly

C.

care D. None of these

XVI. Directions (Q156- 164):Find out apt correct conditional clauses

156. If I were a bird, I

A. will fly and see many places.

B. would fly and see many places.

C. can fly and see many places.

D. None of these

157. If I were a computer,

A. I will be very

B. I am very stupid.

C. I would be very stupid.

D. None of these

158. If there were no police officers,

A. there would be so much crime in the streets

B. there will be so much crime in the streets.

C. there was no such crime in the streets

D. None of these

159. If there were no police officers,

A. there would be so much crime in the streets.

B. there will be so much crime in the streets.

C. there won’t be so much crime in the streets.

D. None of these

160. People would spend more time at home, if

A. there were no restaurants.

B. there are no restaurants.

C. there will be no restaurants

D. None of these

161. If I could speak Japanese,

A. I will go to Japan.

B. I would go to Japan.

C. I am going to Japan.

D. None of these

162. If you saw a thief stealing,

A. what would you do?

B. what are you do?

C. what are you doing?

D. None of these

163. If you were a colour,

A. what colour will you be?

B. what colour would you be?

C. what colour are you be?

D. None of these

164. If you were given 1 million dollars,

A. what will you do?

B. what are you doing?

C. what would you do?

D. None of these

XVII. Directions (Q165-172): Circle the best available answer for each of the following:

165. This newspaper is a BIWEEKLY.

A. the newspaper is published once a week

B. the newspaper is published three times a week

C. the newspaper is published twice a week

D.None of these

166. This medicine is a nasal DECONGES-

TANT.

A. the medicine helps to reduce nasal congestion

B. the medicine causes nasal congestion

C. the medicine makes your nose bigger

D. None of these

167. That shopping bag is REUSABLE.

A. throw the shopping bag away, we won’t need it again

B. don’t throw away the shopping bag because we can use it again.

C. if you throw the shopping bag we cannot use it again

D.None of these

168. I’m sorry I MISREAD the notice and therefore MISUNDERSTOOD the

message.

A. Did not read the notice correctly and therefore did not understand correctly.

B. Read the notice and understood the message correctly

C. Did not read the notice and there- fore did not understand the message.

D. None of these

169. We usually do not publish articles we don’t PREVIEW.

A. we usually read articles before pub- lication

B. we do not read articles after publication

C. we read articles the day we publish them

D. None of these

170. REFORESTATION will help to RE- STORE our environment.

A. planting trees again will REPLEN- ISH our environment.

B. cutting down trees will further help to worsen the environment.

C. forests should be cut to improve the worsening environmental pollution

D. None of these

171. DEFORESTATION will cause envi- ronmental DEPLETION.

A. Means planting trees will help our

environment from DEPLETION B.Means cutting down trees will cause

further environmental DEPLE- TION

C. Means too many forests will cause further environmental DEPLE- TION

D. None of these

172. Why is it called “OCTOBER” when it is not the eighth month of the year?

A. Because this is an exception with the OCTO prefix.

B. There is no reason why.

C. Because October used to be the eighth month of the Roman Calendar.

D. None of these

XVIII. Direction (173-184):Find out the correct verb forms.

173. Agnes “I love aikido.”Michael: “Agnes

said (that) she

aikido.”

A.

loved

B. loves

C.

loving

D. None of these

174. Magda: “I went skiing.” John: “Magda

said (that) she

A. went B. had gone

C. have gone

175. Simon: “I will eat

skiing.”

D. None of these ricefor dinner.”

eat

Kate: “Simon said (that) he

ricefor dinner.”

A.

willing

B. will

C.

would D. None of these

176. Maria: “I have been to Greece.” Donata: “Maria said (that) she to Greece.”

A.

had been

B. has been

C.

was being

D. None of these

177. Peter: “I have had three cars.” Simon: “Peter said (that) she three cars.

A.

has

B. has had

C.

had had D. None of these

178. Victoria: “I’m going to go to Kochi.” John: “Victoria said (that) she going to go to Kochi.”

186. more free time, I would

If I

learn Italian.

A.

have

B. would have

 

A.

is

B. was

C.

have had D.had

C.

went

D. None of these

187. Many people want to learn English they think it will help their

career.

179. Anna: “I don’t like coffee.” Eric: “Anna said (that) she

like

 

coffee.”

 

A.

because

B. because of

A.

doesn’t

B. don’t

C.

although

D. unless

C.

didn’t

D. None of these

188. People

want to a learn foreign

180 . Roman: “I have never been to London.”

language must practice often.

 

Alicia: “Roman said (that) he been to London.”

never

A.

how

B. who

C.

which

D. with

A.

had

B. has

189. Some students spend a lot of money books.

C.

have

D. None of these

181. Joanna: “I was swimming.”

 

A.

on

B. in

 

Simon: “Joanna said (that) she

C.

with

D. at

swimming.

 

190. These exercises will help a student progress.

A.

has been

B. had been

C.

have been

D. None of these

A.

do

B. make

182. Hari: “I had a cat.”

 

C.

to doing

D. to making

 

Asha: Hari said (that) he had

a cat.”

XX. Directions (Q191-200): Provide the verb forms

A.

have

B. has

C.

had

D. None of these

191. Don’t call me until about 7.30. I—— my homework until then.

183. Simon: “I can’t swim.”

 
 

Dona: “Simon said (that) she

swim.”

A. won’t have finished

A.

can’t

B. couldn’t

B. will not have been finishing

C.

can not

D. None of these

C. won’t finish

184. Jacob: “I won’t buy a new car.” Kania: “Jacob said (that)he new car.”

by a

D. will not be finishing

192. John ———to work any more after his arrest for being drunk at the wheel.

 

A.

won’t

B. will

A. won’t have driven

C.

wouldn’t

D. None of these

B. won’t be driving

XIX. Directions (185-190) :Complete these sentences.

C. won’t have been driving

D. won’t drive

185.

English is more popular

Swedish.

193. ——— my hand on a piece of glass. Do you have a Band-Aid?

A.

then

B. than

C.

thin

D. them

A.

I was cutting

B. I cutted

 

C.

I cut

D. I’ve cut

194. I went to the school dance last Friday, but I——— it very much

A.

haven’t enjoyed B. didn’t enjoyed

C.

didn’t enjoy D. don’t enjoy

195. Where’s my calculator? I put it on the desk a minute ago and now ——

B. it disappeared

C. it’s disappearing .D. it’s disappeared

196. She offered me an apple, but I wasn’t hungry as I ———lunch .

A. it disappears

A.

have just eaten B. was just eating

C.

had just eaten D. just ate

197.

When

?

A.

is the first performance of the school play being

B.

is the first performance of the school play

C.

is the first performance of the school play going to be

D.

will the first performance of the school play be

198. to the theater many times when I

I

lived in London.

A.

was going B. have gone

C.

went D. have went

199. What time

?

A.

does the last bus leave

B.

is the last bus leaving

C.

will the last bus leave

D.

is the last bus going to leave

200. to New York last Christmas.

I

A.am flowing

C. have flown D.

B. flew

fly

XXI. Directions (Q 201-210) Use since ,for wherever necessary

201. I’ve had my computer ———more than five years.

A. for.

B. since

202. She has spoken 3 languages ———she was a chilD.

A. for

B. since

203. It’s ok. I’ve only been waiting ——a few minutes.

A. for

B. since

204. I haven’t played tennis ———I came to Germany.

A. for

B. since

205. Our family has lived in this house—— just after the war.

A. for

B. since

206. Why are you so late? I’ve been stand- ing here——— 7.30.

A. for

B. since

207. I’ve been looking for my keys—— the last 10 minutes. Can you help me?

A. for

B. since

208. Where’s Minu? - Didn’t you know? She’s been in hospital—— yesterday

morning.

A. for

B. since

209. It’s been raining for ———over three hours. When will it ever stop?

A. for

B.

since

210. Our cat has been missing ——last Tues- day. We think it’s been in an accident.

A. for

B. since

XXII. Direction (211-220):The first sen- tence is in the ACTIVE VOICE. Choose the most correct way of say- ing the same thing in the PASSIVE VOICE:

211. They passed me up for that position. I for that position.

A. was passed up

B. was being passed up

C. am passed up

D. None of these

212.

213.

214.

215.

216.

217.

218.

By tomorrow, I will have bought the car.

by me.

A.

B.

C.

D.

John bought the Picasso painting. ? The

Picasso painting

was bought will have been bought is bought D. None of these

Most students misunderstand this story. ?

A.

B.

C.

?By tomorrow, the car

was being bought will have been bought

was bought None of these

by John.

This story

A.

B.

C.

D.

by most students.

was misunderstood has been misunderstood

is misunderstood None of these

My brother carried the groceries into

room. ? The groceries brother into the room.

A.

B.

C.

D.

Juan is preparing the enchiladas. The

by my

were being carried have been carried were carried None of these

enchiladas

A.

B.

C.

D.

His brother was telling him to calm

down. ?He

his brother.

A.

C.

A dog bit me ? I

A.

B.

C.

to calm down by

by Juan.

are being prepared were being prepared are prepared None of these

is being told B. was being told

D. None of these by a dog.

is told

was being bitten was bitten

have been bitten

219.

D.

The movers have delivered the furniture.

?The furniture

A.

B.

C.

D.

None of these

by the movers.

will have been delivered

would be delivered has been delivered None of these

220.

by this city. are surprised will be surprised will have been surprised all content None of these

XXIII. Direction (221-240):Four words or phrases, labelled 1, 2, 3, and 4, are given below. Choose the word or phrase that will correctly complete the sentence.

221.

This city will surprise you. ? You

A.

B.

C.

D.

I am slow to

express my opinion express my viewing make my views

make my opinion

222. I have to have this report finished

A.

B.

C.

D.

223.

224.

225.

A.by Friday

C.

We were fortunate enough to visit the Grand Canyon. It has A. beautiful scenery that is much

B.

C

D.

Thecarwasparkeddirectly

A

C.

The ski resorts are usually crowdeD.

There are many people

A.enjoy

C.

thediner.

B. until Friday D. Fridaybeginning

Friday before

many beautiful landscapes . many beautiful sceneries much beautiful scenery

.before

B. ahead of

in front of D. preceding

who enjoy

skiing.

B. that enjoying D. who enjoying

226.

It

is already 3 o’clock. Can you

time to catch the bus?

A.

have enough

B. have it in

C.

make in

D. make it in

227.

I went to have my glasses

A.

fit

B. fitted

C.

fit on

D. fitted on

228.

Mary’s house is

the hair salon.

Do you think you can find it?

A

. long

B. near to

C.

against

D. next to

229.

The burning stick was very hot. He let just in time.

A.

alone it

B. go alone it

C.

go it

D. go of it

230.

Do we have the week?

money to last us

A.

a lot of

B. plentiful

C.

plenty of

D. enough

231.

John decided

golf on weekends.

A.

to begin

B. to commence

C.

to take up

D. to start up

232.

It

to me whether we meet them

or

not.

A.makes no difference

B. makes not a difference

C. is indifferent

 

D. is not a difference

233.

We were

after all the hard work.

A.wear out

B. outworn

C.

weary out

D. worn out

234.

We saw

wild animals while on

vacation.

A.

quite a few

B. quite much

C.

quite many

D. quite some

235. They are late as usual. I don’t think we

should

them.

A.await for

 

B. wait for

C.

await on

D. wait on

236. Are you

 

the competition?

A.

enter

B. going entering

C.

go to enter

D. going to enter

237. You had better mation office.

the tourist infor-

A.

inquire

at

B. inquiring at

C.

inquire to

D. inquiring at

238. Ireland was part of the UK,

?

A.

didn’t it

B. wasn’t it

C.

hasn’t it

D. weren’t it

239. They will be A.present

at the party. B. presents

C.

presenting

D. at present

240. Will they go A.swim

this summer? B. to swim

C.

swimming

D. to swimming

XXIV. Direction (241-250) :Find suitable words to fill the blanks

241. We gave

the passports.

A

. him

B. his

C.

he

D. they

 

242. The operator gave

 

the num-

ber.

 

A

.

we

B. our

C. she

D. us

243. coffee

is

cold.

A. He’s

B. His

C.

It

D . Its

244. is hot.

A.

hers

B. her

C.

she’s

D. its

Have

245. you

any

change?

Yes,

I

have

246.

A.

it

B . any

C.

some

D. one

Which is

,

25 or 27 degrees?

A.

hottest

B. more hotter

C.

most hot

D. hotter

Which is

247. ,

25, 27 or 30 de-

258.

Can

we

at your house and go to

grees?

the

party together?

 

A.

hottest

B. more hot

A.

come

B. see

C.

more hotter

D. most hotter

C.

find

D. meet

248. Is 30 degrees

27?

259.

It’s

a small town in the south

 

A.

hotter as

B. over hot than

England.

 

C.

as hot than

D. hotter than

A.

off

B. to

249. We have

than they do.

C.

of

D. from

A.

C. more little

less

B. few D.lesser

 

260.

He arrived

you were asleep.

A.

while

B. during

250. Can I pass you

toast?

C.

until

D. for

A.

some

B.a

261.

She

doesn’t like

television.

C.to

D.these

 

A.

see

B. watch

XXV. Direction (251-270) :Complete the sentences

C.

watching

D. looking

262.

I was a bit worried because I thought I

251. This car is more

than that one.

might

my train.

A.

faster

B. modern

 

A.

be late

B. lose

C.

fastest

D. fast

C.

miss

D. not reach

252. It’s Mr Smith,

?

263.

be a book-

A.

is it

B. isn’t he

 

This record-shop shop a few years ago.

 

C.

isn’t it

D.is not it

A.

used

B. used to

253. How can I

to the post office?

C.

used

D. use

A.

find

B. reach

 

264.

One of my neighbours has to tea.

me

C.

get

D. arrive

254. Couldn’t you go a little faster? I’m a hurry.

A.

welcomed

B. pleased

C.

invited

D. suggested

A.

of

B. on

265.

I

breakfast when the phone rang.

C.

at

D.

in

A.

am having

B. was having

255. She hasn’t written to me last time.

 

we met

C.

have

D. had

 

266.

Mr. Smith woke up in the middle of

A.

since

B. ago

the night. He could hear

in his

C.

for

D. before

 

garden.

 

256. “Have you ever been to France?” “Yes,

A.

everywhere

B. anything

 

I

there last August.”

C.

anybody

D. someone

A.

were

B. had been

267.

“Must I take my umbrella?” “No, you It’s not going to rain.”

C.

went

D. have been

257. This question is

difficult for me.

A

needn’t

B. have to

A.

to

B. such

 

C.

don’t

D. mustn’t

C.

too

D. enough

 

268. I usually wear skirts, but today I

trousers.

A.

wears

B. wearing

C.

am wearing

D. wear

269. I think John

translate this docu-

ment.

A.

have to

B. will have

C.

has

D. will have to

270.

I’m

in the news.

A.

interested

B. interest

C.

interesting

D. exciting

XXVI. Direction (271-280) : Provide Cor- rect verb forms

271. In the USA pupils have the chance to

repeat a course if they

A.

C. failed

it.

fail

B. would fail D.None of these

272. I would make up a lie if I would help me out.

that

A. thought

C.had thought D.None of these

B. would think

273. If I had to make a speech I pretty nervous.

A.

was

B. would be

C.

were

D.None of these

274. I will be really disappointed if you me the truth.

A.

don’t tell

B. will not tell

C.

did tell.

D.None of these

275. If I told you a secret, quiet about it?

A. do you keep

B. would you keep

C.can you keep

D.None of these

you

276. I will invite you all for a drink if I this exam.

A. would pass

C.will pass D.None of these

B. pass

277. I would start all over if I

A.

could

B. will be able to

C.

was able to

D.None of these

278. I wouldn’t have prepared a stuffed tur-

key if I

you are a vegetarian.

A.

would know

B. had known

C.

know

D.None of these

279. In our family, if someone needs help,

we

there for one another.

A.

are

B. will be

C.

is

D.None of these

280. If you

the money, would you

have lent it to me?

A.

had had

B. had

C.

have

D.None of these

XXVII. Direction (281-290) : Provide the correct pronouns

281. Karl: Do you know all these people?

Karin: Yes,

are all my friends.

A.they

B. we

C.

you

D. them

282. Karl: Who is that guy in the corner?

Karin:

’s

my ex-boyfriend.

Don’t look at him.

A.

Her

B. She

C.

He

D. Him

283. Karl: Who is he talking to?Karin:

A.Her

s

his new girlfriend. B. Him

C.

She

D. He

284. Karl: Why are they here? Karin: My roommate invited

A.they

B. these

C.

their

D. them

285. Karl: Where is the beer?Karin:

can find some beer in the refrigerator.

A.

they

B. you

C.

he

D. me

286. Karl: Who is that big man in the kitchen?

Karin: That’s my friend Harold. I met at the bar last week.

A.

myself

B. himself

C.

him

D. he

287. Karin: Who are those people wearing

 

blue? I don’t know

 

!

A.us

B. they

C.