Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam— Set 134

Direction (1-5): In the following questions choose the grammatically correct sentence from the given sentences.

  1. Mahatma Gandhi was a great man, isn’t it?
    Mahatma Gandhi was a great man, was he?
    Mahatma Gandhi was a great man, wasn’t he?
    Mahatma Gandhi was a great man, has he?
    All are Correct
    Option C

     

  2. I only eat when I am hungry.
    Only I eat when i am hungry.
    I eat only when I am hungry.
    I eat when only I am hungry.
    All are correct
    Option C

     

  3. He should either go or I.
    Either he or I should go.
    He either should go or I.
    He should go either or I.
    All are Correct
    Option B

     

  4. Be careful lest you should slip.
    Be careful lest you slip.
    Be careful lest you slipped.
    Be careful lest you would slip.
    All are Correct
    Option A

     

  5. She came quicker than I.
    She came quicker than me.
    She came more quickly than me.
    She came more quickly than I.
    All are Correct
    Option D

     

  6. Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions one sentence is given with a word, choose the most similar meaning of that word and mark it as your answer.

  7. HABITUATE : Arushi has to habituate herself with the filing system.
    apprise
    confuse
    conglomerate
    undervalue
    All are Correct
    Option A
    HABITUATE (VERB): accustom Synonyms: apprise, familiarize Antonyms: neglect, ignore

     

  8. GORGE: Aniket gorged all the mangoes while waiting for his friends.
    browse
    guzzle
    devour
    bladderwrack
    All are Correct
    Option B
    GORGE (VERB): eat greedily Synonyms: gulp, guzzle Antonyms: fast, starve

     

  9. AVER : Nia averred that she had never seen that man before.
    contradict
    abnegate
    assert
    abjure
    All are Correct
    Option C
    AVER (VERB): to state firmly and strongly that something is true Synonyms: assert, declare Antonyms: deny, disclaim

     

  10. ELLIPTICAL : Mayur was told about an elliptical orbit.
    lean
    scrawny
    skinny
    ellipsoidal
    All are Correct
    Option D
    ELLIPTICAL (ADJECTIVE): oval-shaped Synonyms: egg-shaped, ellipsoidal Antonyms: square-shaped, rectangular-shaped

     

  11. MALODOROUS : They decided to stay away from the malodorous room.
    harmless
    noxious
    salubrious
    innocuous
    All are Correct
    Option B
    MALODOROUS (ADJECTIVE): foul-smelling Synonyms: decomposed, noxious Antonyms: aromatic, savory

     


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