Question & Answer of Language Skills

“Going by the _________ that many hands make light work, the school _______ involved all the students in the task.”

 The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are

“Her _______ should not be confused with miserliness; she is ever willing to assist those in need.”

The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is

“The dress _________ her so well that they all immediately _________ her on her appearance.”

The words that best fill the blanks in the above sentence are

“The judge’s standing in the legal community, though shaken by false allegations of wrongdoing, remained _________.”

The word that best fills the blank in the above sentence is

He was one of my best _______ and I felt he is loss________.

As the two speakers became increasingly agitated, the debate became__________.

“Here, throughout the early 1820s, Stuart continued to fight his losing battle to allow his sepoys to wear their caste-marks and their own choice of facial hair on parade, being again reprimanded by the commander-in-chief. His retort that ‘A stronger instance than this of European prejudice with relation to this country has never come under my observations’ had no effect on his superiors.”

According to this paragraph, which of the statement below is most accurate?

The ways in which this game can be played ___________ potentially infinite.

If you choose plan P, you will have to____________ plan Q, as these two are mutually­­­­­­­­­­­_____________.

“If you are looking for a history of India, or for an account of the rise and fall of the British Raj, or for reason of the cleaving of the subcontinent into two mutually antagonistic parts and the effects this mutilation will have in the respective sections, and ultimately on Asia, you will not find it in these pages; for though I have spent a lifetime in the country. I lived too near the seat of events, and was too intimately associated with the actors, to get the perspective needed for the impartial recording of these of these matters.”

Which of the following is closed in meaning to ‘cleaving’?

SET - 1

Which of the following is CORRECT with respect to grammar and usage?

Mount Everest is ____________.

The policeman asked the victim of a theft, “What did you _______ ?"

Despite the new medicine’s ______________ in treating diabetes, it is not ______________widely.

In a world filled with uncertainty, he was glad to have many good friends. He had always assisted them in times of need and was confident that they would reciprocate. However, the events of the last week proved him wrong.

Which of the following inference(s) is/are logically valid and can be inferred from the above passage?

(i) His friends were always asking him to help them.
(ii) He felt that when in need of help, his friends would let him down.
(iii)He was sure that his friends would help him when in need.
(iv) His friends did not help him last week.

Leela is older than her cousin Pavithra. Pavithra’s brother Shiva is older than Leela. When Pavithra and Shiva are visiting Leela, all three like to play chess. Pavithra wins more often than Leela does.

Which one of the following statements must be TRUE based on the above?

The unruly crowd demanded that the accused be _____________ without trial.

Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly:
    (i) A prone is a dried plum.
    (ii) He was lying prone on the floor.
    (iii) People who eat a lot of fat are prone to heart disease.

Fact: If it rains, then the field is wet.

Read the following statements:
(i) It rains
(ii) The field is not wet
(iii) The field is wet
(iv) It did not rain

Which one of the options given below is NOT logically possible, based on the given fact?

A smart city integrates all modes of transport, uses clean energy and promotes sustainable use of resources. It also uses technology to ensure safety and security of the city, something which critics argue, will lead to a surveillance state.

Which of the following can be logically inferred from the above paragraph?
        (i) All smart cities encourage the formation of surveillance states.
       (ii) Surveillance is an integral part of a smart city.
      (iii) Sustainability and surveillance go hand in hand in a smart city.
      (iv) There is a perception that smart cities promote surveillance.

SET - 3

Based on the given statements, select the appropriate option with respect to grammar and usage.

Statements :

      (i) The height of Mr. X is 6 feet.
     (ii) The height of Mr. Y is 5 feet.

The students ___________ the teacher on teachers’ day for twenty years of dedicated teaching.

After India’s cricket world cup victory in 1985, Shrotria who was playing both tennis and cricket till then, decided to concentrate only on cricket. And the rest is history.

What does the underlined phrase mean in this context?

Social science disciplined werw in existence in an amorphous from until the colonial period when they were institutionalized. In varying degrees, they were intended to further the colonial interest. In the time of globalization and the economic rise of postcolonial countries like India, conventional ways of knowledge production have become obsolete.
 
Wich of the following can be logically inferred from the above statements?
 
       (i)     Social science disciplines have become obsolete.
       (ii)    Social science disciplines had a pre-colonial origin.
       (iii)   Social science disciplines always promote colonialism.
       (iv)    Social science must maintain disciplinary boundaries.

SET - 1

Choose the appropriate word/phrase, out of the four options given below, to complete the following sentence.
Dhoni , as well as the other team members of Indian team, ________ present on the occasion.

Choose the word most similar in meaning to the given word:
Awkward

What is the adverb for the given word below?
Misogynous

SET - 1

Choose the most appropriate phrase from the options given below to complete the following sentence.

The aircraft_________ take off as soon as its flight plan was filed.

Read the statements:

All women are entrepreneurs.

Some women are doctors.

Which of the following conclusions can be logically inferred from the above statements?

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence.

Many ancient cultures attributed disease to supernatural causes. However, modern science has largely helped _________ such notions.

SET - 2

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence.

Communication and interpersonal skills are________ important in their own ways.

Which of the options given below best completes the following sentence?

She will feel much better if she ________________.

Choose the most appropriate pair of words from the options given below to complete the following sentence.

She could not _____ the thought of _________ the election to her bitter rival.

SET - 3

“India is a country of rich heritage and cultural diversity.”

Which one of the following facts best supports the claim made in the above sentence?

The value of one U.S. dollar is 65 Indian Rupees today, compared to 60 last year. The Indian Rupee has ____________.

'Advice' is ________________.

SET - 4

Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word underlined in the sentence below?

In a democracy, everybody has the freedom to disagree with the government

After the discussion, Tom said to me, 'Please revert!'. He expects me to _________.

While receiving the award, the scientist said, "I feel vindicated". Which of the following is closest in meaning to the word ‘vindicated’?

Complete the sentence:
Universalism is to particularism as diffuseness is to _______________.

Were you a bird, you ___________________ in the sky.

Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below?
Nadir

Choose the grammatically INCORRECT sentence:

After several defeats in wars, Robert Bruce went in exile and wanted to commit suicide. Just before committing suicide, he came across a spider attempting tirelessly to have its net. Time and again, the spider failed but that did not deter it to refrain from making attempts. Such attempts by the spider made Bruce curious. Thus, Bruce started observing the near-impossible goal of the spider to have the net. Ultimately, the spider succeeded in having its net despite several failures. Such act of the spider encouraged Bruce not to commit suicide. And then, Bruce went back again and won many a battle, and the rest is history.
Which of the following assertions is best supported by the above information?

Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the following sentence:

Suresh’s dog is the one_________was hurt in the stampede.

Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the following sentence:

Despite several ___________ the mission succeeded in its attempt to resolve the conflict.

Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below?

Mitigate

Choose the grammatically INCORRECT sentence:

Wanted Temporary, Part-time persons for the post of Field Interviewer to conduct personal interviews to collect and collate economic data. Requirements: High School-pass, must be available for Day, Evening and Saturday work. Transportation paid, expenses reimbursed.

Which one of the following is the best inference from the above advertisement?

Choose the word from the options given below that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the given word:
Amalgamate

Which of the following options is the closest in the meaning to the word below:
Inexplicable

Choose the most appropriate word(s) from the options given below to complete the following sentence.
I contemplated ____ Singapore for my vacation but decided against it

Choose the most appropriate word from the options gIven below to complete the following sentence.

If you aretrying to make a strong impression on your audience, you cannot do so by being understated, tentative or _ ___ _ _

Few school curricula include a unit on how to deal with bereavement and grief, and yet all students at some point in their lives suffer from losses through death and parting.
Based on the above passage which topic would not be included in a unit on bereavement?

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence:
If we manage to ______ our natural resources, we would leave a better planet for our children.

The question below consists of a pair of related words followed by four pairs of words. Select the pair that best expresses the relation in the original pair.

Unemployed : Worker

Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word below:

Circultous

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence:

His rather casual remarks on politics______his black of seriousness about the subject.

Modern warfare has changed from large scale clashes of armies to suppression of civilian populations. Chemical agents that do their work silently appear to be suited to such warfare; and regretfully, there exist people in military establishments who think that chemical agents are useful tools for their cause.

Which of the following statements best sums up the meaning of the above passage: