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(2012 Admn.) COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
School of Distance Education
UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT
SCHOOL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION
BA/B Sc/B Com/BBA
(2012 Admn.)
I SEMESTER
COMMON COURSE IN ENGLISH
COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN ENGLISH
QUESTION BANK
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
Language is a --------- subject
(a) style
(c) passive
(b) skill
(d) None of these
The word "unhappiness" consists of ---------- morphemes
(a) Two
(c) Three
(b) four
(d) five
Speech is ----------- and writing is secondary
(a) usual
(c) primary
(b) unusual
(d) open
Identify the structure: "I bought a text book
(a) SVA
(c) SVAO
(b) SVO
(d) SVOC
Identify the underlined part:
"She stood under the tree
(6)
(7)
(8)
(a) clause
(c) suffix
(b) phrase
(d) object
old grammar is
(a) Descriptive
(c) simple
(b) prescriptive
(d) None of these
The diphthong in the word "height"
(a) /ei/
(c) /ea/
(b) /ai/
(d) /i/
The vowel in the word "food"
(a) /e/
(c) /U/
(b) /u:/
(d) /i/
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(10)
(11)
(12)
The initial consonant in the word "book"
(a) |b|
(c) |k|
(b) |u|
(d) |p|
Tongue is a --------- articulator
(a) Active
(c) creative
(b) passive
(d) None of these
A gerund is -------------(a) verb
(c) verbal noun
(b) object
(d) verbal adjective
Identify the underlined word:
I saw a running dog
(a) verbal noun
(13)
(b) present participle
An example of an abstract noun
(a) death
(14)
(15)
(18)
(19)
(20)
(c) write
(a) Aluminum
(c) Truth
(b) Government
(d) Join
After dinner the mother --------- the child in the cradle
(a) lied
(c) lay
(d) lied
Yesterday I met ------------ European
(a) an
(c) on
(b) a
(17)
(d) All these
is
(b) eat
(d) come
pick out the collective noun from the following
(b) laid
(16)
(c) past participle
(d) of
"re" in the word "re examine"
(a) suffix
(c) phoneme
(b) prefix
(d) word
Affix’s are ----------- morphemes
(a) Free
(c) both free and bound
(b) bound
(d) None of these
The antonym of the word "pessimism"
(a) Hopeless
(c) mysticism
(b) optimism
(d) classicism
The variety of English that has grarnmar social prestige is ---------(a) standerd english
(c) written english
(b) spoken english
(d) American English
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(22)
(23)
(24)
(25)
(26)
(27)
(28)
(29)
(30)
(31)
(32)
Noam chomsky is a ----------(a) poet
(c) Novelist
(b) grammarian
(d) Dramatist
In English there are ----------- phonemes
(a) 24
(c) 12
(b) 44
(d) 08
Identify the correct spelling
(a) possesion
(c) pocession
(b) possession
(d) possecion
I have not met him ---------- a long time
(a) since
(c) in
(b) for
(d) on
The word "branch" is an example of
(a) eponym
(c) compounding
(b) blending
(d) Affixing
Gliding vowels are
(a) Diphthongs
(c) morphemes
(b) pure vowels
(d) monopthongs
Regional variety of language is
(a) Idiolect
(c) Register
(b) Dialect
(d) pidgin
The word "tall" is
(a) poly syllabic
(c) mono syllabic
(b) Disyllabic
(d) Tri syllabic
stress, rhythm and ---------- are known as supra segmental features
(a) syllable
(c) intonation
(b) phoneme
(d) phonetics
The study of meaning is
(a) semantics
(c) ethics
(b) linguistics
(d) phonetics
In the word "remember" there are ----------- syllables
(a) 2
(c) 4
(b) 3
(d) 5
The intonation in "wh" question is
(a) falling
(c) fall rise
(b) rising
(d) None of these
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(34)
(35)
(36)
(37)
(38)
(39)
(40)
(41)
(42)
(43)
(44)
The syllabic structure of the word "clap"
(a) cvc
(c) vccv
(b) ccvc
(d) cvcv
Pick out the modal auxiliary from the following
(a) write
(c) can
(b) to
(d) from
The auxiliary verb to indicate remote possibility is
(a) will
(c) must
(b) shall
(d) might
The silent sound in "tomb"
(a) | t |
(c) | b |
(b) | o |
(d) | m |
The final sound in "loose"
(a) |s|
(c) |u:|
(b) |z|
(d) |e|
The noun "death" is
(a) collective noun
(c) material noun
(b) Abstract noun
(d) proper noun
She has --------- for a walk
(a) went
(c) going
(b) go
(d) gone
I prefer milk ---------- water
(a) than
(c) to
(b) on
(d) at
He is my ----------- brother
(a) older
(c) eld
(b) elder
(d) None of these
When the doctor reached the patient -------(a) had died
(c) dying
(b) dies
(d) will die
My brother as well as his wife ----------- coming to meet me
(a) is
(c) will
(b) are
(d) were
How ---------- money do you want?
(a) more
(c) much
(b) many
(d) any
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(46)
(47)
(48)
(49)
(50)
(51)
(52)
(53)
(54)
(55)
(56)
The moon ---------- round the earth
(a) moves
(c) will move
(b) moving
(d) can moving
No sooner did I reach the station --------- the train started
(a) then
(c) only
(b) than
(d) when
Be content ------------ what you have
(a) on
(c) at
(b) with
(d) of
There is hardly ---------- salt in the pot
(a) some
(c) much
(b) many
(d) any
Nepal lies --------- India and China
(a) between
(c) beyond
(b) among
(d) below
"Assassin" means
(a) die
(c) attack
(b) kill
(d) run
Either Anil or Ashok ---------- responsible
(a) are
(c) is
(b) were
(d) on
A speech made without preparation is
(a) Debate
(c) extempore
(b) speech
(d) prepared
An unmarried woman is
(a) widow
(c) maid
(b) spinster
(d) Bachelor
Something that is "eatable" is
(a) portable
(c) sweet
(b) edible
(d) None of these
A journey by sea is
(a) voyage
(c) safari
(b) Journey
(d) flight
The words "perfect" and "faultless" are ---------(a) Antonyms
(c) synonyms
(b) Rhymes
(d) None of these
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(58)
(59)
(60)
(61)
(62)
(63)
The phrasal verb "work out" means
(a) guess
(c) imagine
(b) calculate
(d) work
"Machiavellian" is an example of
(a) Antonym
(c) eponym
(b) onamatopoea
(d) none of these
The brothers quarrelled ------------ themselves
(a) between
(c) among
(b) on
(d) at
My uncle's hotel is --------- the lake
(a) Besides
(c) by
(b) beside
(d) none of these
------------ you tell me your name please?(polite)
(a) will
(c) could
(b) may
(d) should
Are you ----------- better now?
(a) feel
(c) felt
(b) feels
(d) feeling
Fill up with a question tag
let us go for a film, ---------- ?
(64)
(65)
(a) should we
(c) may we
(b) shall we
(d) none of these
I am very tired, -------- ?
(a) am'nt I ?
(c) are I ?
(b) am I ?
(d) aren’t I ?
I P A is
(a) International phonetic Association
(b) International Phonetic Art
(c) International Phonetic Alphabet
(d) None of these
(66)
(67)
"Juvenile" means
(a) Humorous
(c) tedious
(b) childish
(d) pious
One who knows many language is
(a) linguist
(c) polyandrist
(b) libertine
(d) polyglot
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(69)
(70)
(71)
(72)
(73)
(74)
(75)
(76)
(77)
(78)
(79)
I am ---------- in learning english
(a) interested
(c) interesting
(b) fond
(d) disliking
Did you hear the ----------- news ?
(a) lastest
(c) latest
(b) latter
(d) later
I wish I --------- a bird
(a) was
(c) were
(b) am
(d) None of these
I ------------ the letter, but I can't find a stamp
(a) have written
(c) wrote
(b) had written
(d) was writing
If you had called me I -------- helped you
(a) would
(c) would have
(b) might
(d) will
Take --------- your health
(a) care after
(c) care of
(b) care for
(d) care at
There was -------- rain for three days
(a) continued
(c) continued
(b) continuous
(d) continuing
--------- means "change for the better"
(a) inform
(c) deform
(b) reform
(d) confirm
Identify the correct spelling
(a) seperate
(c) sepearate
(b) separate
(d) sepaerate
The antonym of "dusk" is
(a) night
(c) dawn
(b) day
(d) morning
Please --------- attention to my words
(a) give
(c) pay
(b) say
(d) look
The sound produced by a bird is
(a) bray
(c) grow
(b) chirp
(d) mew
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(81)
(82)
(83)
(84)
(85)
(86)
(87)
(88)
(89)
(90)
(91)
She ran --------- the room
(a) to
(c) into
(b) in
(d) off
The plural of "thesis" is
(a) thesises
(c) theses
(b) thesis
(d) thesisis
The United Nations -------- our only hope
(a) are
(c) were
(b) is
(d) will
"Etymology" means
(a) study of meaning
(c) study of word origin
(b) study of opposites
(d) study of grammer
"Smog" is
(a) a blended word
(c) a clipped word
(b) an acronym
(d) an antonym
The feminine gender of "fox" is
(a) she-fox
(c) lamp
(b) bitch
(d) vixen
Being tired, children ---------- on the bed
(a) laid
(c) lay
(b) lied
(d) lain
He is the ---------- of my two sons
(a) older
(c) elder
(b) eldest
(d) oldest
Find out the misspelt word
(a) picknic
(c) writing
(b) receive
(d) relative
Antonym of "ascend" is
(a) defend
(c) dissent
(b) descend
(d) arrive
The verb of "rich" is
(a) richen
(c) richened
(b) enrich
(d) richening
Past pariciple of "over come" is
(a) over came
(c) over come
(b) over comed
(d) overcoming
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(93)
(94)
(95)
(96)
(97)
(98)
(99)
"Commend" means
(a) defeat
(c) remark
(b) order
(d) praise
Two miles -------- a long way to walk
(a) are
(c) are not
(b) is
(d) were
Carnivorous means
(a) meat eating
(c) water drinking
(b) plant eating
(d) fasting
Lexicography is
(a)writing letters
(c) book printing
(b) dictionary writing
(d) banking
For -------- information, please meet the head of the department
(a) farther
(c) further
(b) far
(d) none of these
I have drunk ---------- milk
(a) the whole
(c) whole
(b) all
(d) all the
Either of these novels --------- worth reading
(a) are
(c) were
(b) is
(d) am
Mathematics --------- my favourite subject
(a) is
(c) have been
(b) are
(d) has been
(100) My scissors --------- very old
(a) are
(c) has been
(b) is
(d) had been
(101) Kalidasa is known as ---------- shakespeare of India
(a) a
(c) the
(b) an
(d) zero article
(102) The meeting ----------- well
(a) went off
(c) went by
(b) went into
(d) went dowen
(103) They--------- the orphan.
(a)adopted
(c) adepted
(b) adapted
(d) none of these
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(104) The education minister --------- the prizes to the students
(a) gave up
(c) gave off
(b) gave away
(d) gave forth
(105) Identify the correct spelling
(a) belieeve
(c) bellive
(b) believe
(d) belive
(106) What are you thinking -------- ?
(a) on
(c) at
(b) of
(d) over
(107) The underlined word in “smoking is a bad habit” is
(a) gerund
(c) verb
(b) participle
(d) None of these
(108) Conjunctions are --------- words
(a) joining
(c) breaking
(b) separating
(d) none of these
(109) Noun qualifiers are
(a) Adverbs
(c) Adjectives
(b) Pronouns
(d) Auxiliaries
(110) “You” and “he” are the examples of
(a) Nouns
(c) pronouns
(b) Adjectives
(d) None of these
(111) He can hardly speak English, -------- ?
(a) can he ?
(c) do he ?
(b) can’t he ?
(d) does he ?
(112) I ---------- Kumar yesterday
(a) have met
(c) met
(b) has met
(d) will have met
(113) He --------- studying since 10’o clock
(a) is
(c) has
(b) has been
(c) have been
(114) I met ------------- one- legged man yesterday
(a) an
(c) some
(b) a
(d) none of these
(115) Hardly had I reached home ---------- the telephone rang
(a) then
(c) and
(b) than
(d) when
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(116) Abdul is --------- best student in the class
(a) a
(c) the
(b) an
(d) none of these
(117) This man is too old -----------(a) for running
(c) that he ran
(b) to run
(d) runs
(118) Flesh of sheep is
(a) beef
(c) flesh
(b) mutton
(d) none of these
(119) Regional variety of language is
(a) Register
(c) Dialect
(b) idiolect
(d) language
(120) Minimal unit of sound is
(a) morpheme
(c) phonology
(b) phoneme
(d) minimal pair
(121) “Ing” in writing is
(a) prefix
(c) word
(b) suffix
(d) none of these
(122) “Wipe out” means
(a) destroy
(c) criticize
(b) break
(d) none of these
(123) “Set aside” means
(a) break
(c) bring
(b) destroy
(d) cancel
(124) “Now and then” means
(a) occasionally
(c) then
(b) now
(d) none of these
(125) Pure vowels are also known as --------(a) Trip thongs
(c) phonemes
(b) monophthongs
(d) Diphthongs
(126) Identify the initial sound in “ooze”
(a) | u |
(c) | u: |
(b) | o |
(d) none of these
(127) The root word in “im+possible+ity” is
(a) im
(c) possible
(b) ity
(d) possibility
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(128) Prefixes and suffixes are --------- morphemes
(a) Bound
(c) root
(b) free
(d) basic
(129) The pronunciation of the people of south east England is --------(a) Register
(c) R .P
(b) Dialect
(d) Idiolect
(130) Using standard symbols for standard sounds is known as ---------(a) writing
(c) Transcription
(b) grapheme
(d) None of these
(131) Basic unit of spoken language is --------(a) word
(c) stress
(b) phoneme
(d) syllable
(132) The syllabic structure of the word “late” is ---------(a) cvvc
(c) vcvc
(b) cvc
(d) cvcv
(133) Identify the trisyllabic word from the following
(a) young
(c) remember
(b) kill
(d) re examinations
(134) “es” In the word “matches” is a --------- suffix
(a) Inflectional
(c) Basic
(b) derivational
(d) None of these
(135) “age” in “bondage” is a --------- suffix
(a) inflectional
(c) Besic
(b) derivational
(d) permanent
(136) Identify the pronoun from the following
(a) Boy
(c) him
(b) girl
(d) writing
(137) The strong form of “he” is -----(a) | hi |
(c) | e |
(b) | i |
(d) hee
(138) The weak form of “his” is ------(a) hiz
(c) iz
(b) hez
(d) hiez
(139) A conjunction is a ---------- word
(a) Linking
(c) cutting
(b) breaking
(d) none of these
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(140) An Auxiliary is a --------- verb
(a) Joining
(c) Helping
(b) Connecting
(d) blending
(141) The intonation in tag question’s is ------(a) Rising
(c) Fall rise
(b) felling
(d) rise fall
(142) The study of ‘morpheme’ is known as --------(a) phonetics
(c) writing
(b) Transcription
(d) Morphology
(143) G vowel glides are
(a) semi vowels
(c) diphthongs
(b) pure vowel
(d) none of the above
(144) The number of pure vowels in English is
(a) 10
(c) 8
(b) 12
(d) 24
(145) The final sound in the word “valves” is
(a) s
(c) iz
(b) z
(d) none of these
(146) The basic unit of spoken language known as
(a) morpheme
(c) syllable
(b) phoneme
(d) phonetics
(147) The syllabic structure of the word ‘late’ is
(a) cvc
(c) vcc
(b) cvcv
(d) cvcc
(148) When the word “produce” used as a verb the stress on ------- syllable
(a) 2
(c) 1 and 2
(b) 1
(d) 3
(149) Words with weak prefixes are accented on
(a) prefix
(c) midel
(b) suffix
(d) root
(150) The number of syllables in the word “inject” is
(a) 2
(c) 3
(b) 1
(d) 4
(151) Jury is an example of --------- noun
(a) collective
(c) proper noun
(b) Abstract noun
(d) material noun
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(152) Pronouns, articles and prepositions are ------(a) semantics
(c) content words
(b) functional adverbs
(d) none of these
(153) Adjectives and adverbs are ------- words
(a) grammatical
(c) content
(b) functional
(d) structural
(154) Identify an adverb of time from the following
(a) now
(c) even
(b) There
(d) each
(155) Fill up the following:Either of the sister -------- coming
(a) are
(c) is
(b) were
(d) has
(156) Face to face interaction is --------- communication
(a) written
(c) non verbal
(b) oral
(d) none of these
(157) E mail is an example of --------- communication
(a) public
(c) written
(b) spoken
(d) verbal
(158) The study of body language is known as --------(a) psychology
(c) kinesics
(b) physiology
(d) morphology
(159) “hurrah’’ is a ____________
(a) noun
(c) pronoun
(b)conjunction
(d) interjection
(160) The rise and fall in human voice is ------(a) speech
(c) sound
(b) volume
(d) pitch
(161) An “authoritative leader” --------- the discussion
(a) oppose
(c) support
(b) dominate
(d) none of these
(162) -------------- leaders are respecting other’s feelings
(a) democratic
(b) dominative
(c) authoritative
(d) supportive
(163) Amiable leaders support --------- environment
(a) doubtful
(b) peaceful
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(d) difficult
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(164) Pick out an abstract noun from the following
(a) Beauty
(c) laugh
(b) die
(d) friends
(165) Pick out adjective from the following
(a) laughter
(c) richness
(b) friends
(d) rich
(166) The objective case of ‘we’ is ------------(a) I
(c) our
(b) us
(d) none of these
(167) The subjective case of “them” is --------(a) Their
(c) This
(b) They
(d) That
(168) The possessive case of “I” is ----------(a) my
(c) I
(b) me
(d) none of these
(169) An example of distributive adjective is -------(a) Their
(c) which
(b) each
(d) Those
(170) An example of cardinal adjective is -------(a) last
(c) This
(b) one
(d) Those
(171) An example of ordinal adjective is -------(a) one
(c) all
(b) Last
(d) few
(172) A syllable has always --------- vowel
(a) one
(c) Three
(b) Two
(d) many
(173) Weak forms are -------- words
(a) Tri syllabic
(c) mono syllabic
(b) Bi syllabic
(d) poly syllabic
(174) Variation in the pitch patterns of voice is --------(a) stress
(c) Intonation
(b) syllable
(d) style
(175) Group of words without subject and predicate is ---------(a) clause
(c) sentence
(b) phrase
(d) word
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(176) Group of words with subject and predicate is -------(a) phrase
(c) sentence
(b) clause
(d) syllable
(177) ‘Neither’ is always followed by --------(a) or
(c) than
(b) nor
(d) either
(178) ‘No sooner’ is followed by --------(a) when
(c) than
(b) then
(d) it
(179) ‘Not only’ is followed by -------(a) than
(c) but also
(b) or else
(d) none of these
(180) ‘Hardly had’ is always followed by -------(a) than
(c) when
(b) This
(d) There
(181) The word ‘England’ is from --------(a) English land
(c) England land
(b) Angle land
(d) Anglish land
(182) Pick out the correct American spelling from the following
(a) colour
(c) kolour
(b) color
(d) kolor
(183) Pick out the coordinating conjunction from the following
(a) not only
(c) because
(b) As
(d) but
(184) A transitive verb takes --------(a) object
(c) Noun
(b) subject
(d) adverb
(185) Identify a regular verb from the following
(a) sit
(c) keep
(b) walk
(d) see
(186) Pick out an irregular verb from the following
(a) eat
(c) arrive
(b) kill
(d) study
(187) A cloze test is a ----------- test
(a) study
(c) comprehension
(b) memory
(d) training
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(188) Words with different spellings but with similar pronunciation are ---------(a) Homonyms
(c) prefix
(b) Homophones
(d) None of these
(189) Identify homophones from the following
(a) day, night
(c) die-death
(b) die, dye
(d) die-died
(190) The number of words that we utter per minute is ---------(a) pulse
(c) rate
(b) speed
(d) none of these
(191) Articulatory phonetics deals with
(a) sound transmission
(c) sound reception
(b) sound production
(d) None of these
(192) ---------- Is a tool to study the behavioral and attitudinal responses of the
speakers
(a) examination
(c) Group discussion
(b) Tests
(d) None of these
(193) Examples of personality traits are -------(a) Leadership, motivation
(c) control, hate
(b) domination, suppression
(d) none of these
(194) Identify an appropriate synonym for the word “Enormous”
(a) small
(c) short
(b) big
(d) dwarf
(195) If I ---------- a bird I could fly
(a) was
(c) am
(b) were
(d) are
(196) Are you ----------- us another song?
(a) sing
(c) singing
(b) sings
(d) sang
(197) He -------- every day to the market
(a) walking
(c) has walked
(b) walks
(d) walk
(198) You must comply --------- the rules
(a) on
(c) with
(b) of
(d) at
(199) The police accused him ---------- theft
(a) on
(c) by
(b) at
(d) of
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(200) I am ------------ than Kareem
(a) elder
(c) old
(b) older
(d) none of these
(201) They gave us a ---------- party
(a) grand
(c) grant
(b) grande
(d) None of these
(202) Two hundred rupees --------- not a big amount
(a) is
(c) were
(b) are
(d) none of these
(203) Have you ever -------- to your parents
(a) laid
(c) layed
(b) lied
(d) lie
(204) Bread and butter --------- my food
(a) are
(c) were
(b) is
(d) none of these
(205) I was seated -------- the speaker
(a) besiding
(c) beside
(b) by
(d) besides
(206) Are you trying to --------- me ?
(a) advice
(c) adviece
(b) advise
(d) advisce
(207) My friend’s death -------- me deeply
(a) effected
(c) effect
(b) affected
(d) none of these
(208) Convey my -------- to your brother
(a) complements
(c) compliments
(b) complement
(d) none of these
(209) Aids is a fatal -------(a) dicease
(c) dicese
(b) disease
(d) discece
(210) cotton is the ------- export from Bombay
(a) principle
(c) principles
(b) principal
(d) none of these
(211) I am going to the --------- shop
(a) stationary
(c) stationaery
(b) stationery
(d) none of these
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(212) “Look into something” means------(a) write
(c) eradicate
(b) create
(d) investigate
(213) The news -------- very interesting
(a) are
(c) is
(b) were
(d) at
(214) Politics -------- a business
(a) is
(c) were
(b) are
(d) at
(215) Everybody ------- left from the hall
(a) have
(c) are
(b) has
(d) at
(216) One of my friends ------- a car
(a) has
(c) possess
(b) have
(d) own
(217) The cattle -------- grazing in the meadow
(a) is
(c) was
(b) were
(d) none of these
(218) Many of the soldiers -------- dead
(a) is
(c) are
(b) was
(d) there
(219) Much of the country side ------------- under water
(a) was
(c) are
(b) were
(d) none of these
(220) -------- of the furniture is old fashioned
(a) many
(c) little
(b) few
(d) much
(221) Everyone had to show ------- ticket
(a) their
(c) few
(b) his
(d) none of these
(222) A collection of poems is ---------(a) philology
(c) Anthology
(b) phonology
(d) None of these
(223) The study of man and mankind is --------(a) Topology
(c) philology
(b) Anthropology
(d) physiology
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(224) ‘Despite’ means
(a) yet
(b) or
(c) in spite of
(d) never
(225) I --------- my father yesterday
(a) meet
(c) met
(b) meet
(d) have met
(226) If he had studied he --------- passed
(a) may
(c) will
(b) could have
(d) might
(227) Interrogative sentences are ---------(a) statements
(c) questions
(b) exclamations
(d) Imperatives
(228) Declarative sentences may be ------------(a) questions
(c) exclamations
(b) statements
(d) none of these
(229) I must apologize ---------- disturbing you
(a) on
(c) for
(b) at
(d) in
(230) She is afraid -------- spiders
(a) at
(b) in
(c) on
(d) of
(231) I -------- run when I was young
(a) might
(b) may
(c) used to
(d) should
(232) We -------- obey our parents
(a) may
(b) might
(233) -------- he come tomorrow ?
(a) is
(b) are
(234) He said that it -------- rain today
(c) should
(d) are
(c) may
(d) need
(a) may
(c) can
(b) will
(d) might
(235) All that --------- is not gold
(a) glitter
(b) glittering
(c) glittered
(d) glitters
(236) Identify stative verb from the following
(a) feel
(c) write
(b) eat
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(237) None but a great may -------- praise
(a) deserve
(b) deserves
(c) is deserved
(d) none of these
(238) Every one was present, ---------- ?
(a) Is in’t it ?
(c) do they ?
(b) weren’t they ?
(d) didn’t it ?
(239) Nobody --------- to be blamed
(a) like
(c) liking
(b) likes
(d) none of these
(240) A large number of students -------- expected to pass in the examination
(a) Is
(c) are
(b) were
(d) none of these
(241) She says she -------- science difficult
(a) Is finding
(c) finds
(b) found
(242) Had I known I ----------- you
(d) find
(a) may help
(c) help
(b) would have helped
(d) helped
(243) Identify a proper noun from the following
(a) college
(c) Pradeep
(b) canal
(d) boy
(244) Language is a --------- of communication
(a) book
(c) material
(b) tool
(d) topic
(245) Don’t forget to --------- the light at 10 p.m
(a) put on
(b) put away
(c) put through
(d) put off
(246) B.B.C English is -------- variety
(a) American
(b) British
(c) standard
(d) formal
(247) Different realization of the same phoneme is known as --------(a) phoneme
(b) Allophone
(248) She is the -------- girl in her class
(a) clever
(b) more clever
(249) The old man could -------- speak
(a) hard
(b) hardly
(250) Please -------- attention to his words
(a) give
(b) take
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(d) phonology
(c) more clever
(d) cleverest
(c) harder
(d) none of these
(c) pay
(d) care
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1 b
31
b
62
d
2 c
32 a
63
b
3
c
33 b
64
d
4
b
34
c
65
c
5
b
35
d
66 b
6
b
36
c
67
d
7
b
37
a
68
a
8
b
38
b
69
c
9
a
39
d
70
c
40
c
41
b
71
a
42
a
72
c
43
a
73
c
74
b
75
b
76
b
77
c
78
c
79
b
80
c
81
c
82
b
10
a
11
c
12
b
13
a
44
c
14
b
45
a
15
b
46
b
16
b
47
b
17
b
48
d
18
b
49
a
50
b
51
c
19
b
20
a
21
b
52
c
22
b
53
b
23
b
54
b
24
b
55
a
25
b
56
c
26
a
57
b
27
b
58
c
28
c
59
c
29
c
60
b
30
a
61
c
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84
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85
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90 b
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124
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156
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93 b
125
b
157
C
94 a
126
c
158
c
95
b
127
c
159
b
96
c
128
a
160
d
97
a
129
c
161
b
98
b
130
c
162
a
99
a
131
d
163
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100 a
132
b
164
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101 c
133
c
165
d
102 a
134
a
166
b
103 a
135
b
167
b
104 b
136
c
168
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105 b
137
a
169
b
106 b
138
c
170
b
107 a
139
a
171
b
108 a
140
c
172
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109 c
141
b
173
c
110 c
142
d
174
c
111 a
143
c
175
b
112
c
144
b
176
b
113
b
145
b
177
b
114
b
146
c
178
c
115
d
147
a
179
c
116
c
148
a
180
c
117
b
149
d
181
b
118
b
150
a
182
b
119
c
151
a
183
d
120
b
152
b
184
a
121
b
153
c
185
b
122
a
154
a
186
a
123
d
155
c
187
c
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B
210
b
232
c
189
B
211
b
233
d
190
c
212
d
234
d
192
c
213
c
235
d
193
a
214
a
236
a
194
b
215
b
237
a
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b
216
a
238
b
196
c
217
b
239
b
197
b
218
c
240
a
198
c
219
a
241
c
199
d
220
D
242
b
200
b
221
c
243
c
201
a
222
c
244
b
202
a
224
c
245
d
203
b
225
c
246
c
204
b
226
b
247
b
205
c
227
c
248
d
206
b
228
b
249
b
207
b
229
c
250
c
208
c
230
d
209
b
231
c
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