Mixed English Questions for upcoming exams — Set 97

 

 Choose the appropriate phrase/connector/conjunction from the given three options which can be used  to  form a single sentence from the two sentences I and II which are given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences.

1. I. There was a meteor shower in space.
II. The crew did not know how to avoid the meteors
(i) And
(ii) Since
(iii) But
A) (i), (ii) & (iii)
B) Only (iii)
C) Only (ii)
D) (ii) & (iii)
E) Only (i)

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   Option B
Explanation : There was a meteor shower in space, but the crew did not know how to avoid
the meteors.

  1. I. Mithun’s car didn’t start this morning.
    II. He got a jump start from his neighbor and was able to make it to his appointment on time.
    (i) However
    (ii) Because
    (iii) So that
    A) (i) & (ii)
    B) Only (ii)
    C) (i), (ii) and (iii)
    D) Only (iii)
    E) Only (i)
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    Option E
    Explanation : Mithun’s car didn’t start this morning; however, he got a jump start from his
    neighbor and was able to make it to his appointment on time.
  2. I. William Clark was not officially granted the rank of captain prior to the expedition’s departure.
    II.Captain Lawrence more or less ignored this technicality and treated Clark as his equal in authority and rank.
    (i) When
    (ii) Nevertheless
    (iii) Although
    A) Only (iii)
    B) (i) & (ii)
    C) Only (ii)
    D) (ii) & (iii)
    E) (i), (ii) & (iii)
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    Option A
    Explanation : Although William Clark was not officially granted the rank of captain prior to
    the expedition’s departure, Captain Lawrence more or less ignored this technicality and
    treated Clark as his equal in authority and rank.
  3. I. When our guinea pigs became listless, we took them to the doctor.
    II. We were able to stop their illness before it became too grave.
    (i) Thus
    (ii) Indeed
    (iii) Accordingly
    A) Only (i)
    B) (i) & (ii)
    C) Only (iii)
    D) (ii) & (iii)
    E) (i), (ii) & (iii)
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    Option A
    Explanation : When our guinea pigs became listless, we took them to the doctor; thus, we
    were able to stop their illness before it became too grave.
  4. I. The cat crept slowly through the grass.
    II.The cat was watching the mouse the whole time.
    (i) Creeping slowly
    (ii) As
    (iii) Although
    A) (i), (ii) & (iii)
    B) (i) & (ii)
    C) Only (i)
    D) (ii) & (iii)
    E) Only (ii)
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    Option C
    Explanation : Creeping slowly through the grass, the cat watched the mouse the whole time.

In each of the following questions, five statements are given. Four of them are related in some way. Identify odd one and mark its number as your answer.

  1. (A) It is generally believed that chess is a game for intellectuals.
    (B) The game of cricket is supposed to have originated in England.
    (C) Football is played in many countries of the world.
    (D) Tennis is one of the games where men and women are allowed to play together.
    (E) In India hockey is losing its sheen as many prefer to watch cricket.
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    Option A
    Explanation : Chess alone is an indoor game. The other 4 are outdoor.
  2. (A) The scenic beauty of Kerala is a virtual treat to the eyes.
    (B) Andhra Pradesh is known for its greenery, especially the Konaseema.
    (C) I prefer listening to classical music which is very soothing to the ears.
    (D) The exotic cuisine of that region is sure to tickle one‟s taste buds.
    (E) Walking is generally recommended for physical fitness.
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    Option E
    Explanation : While others are about pleasure and enjoyment, (E) is about something good
    or needed.
  3. (A) Unani owes its origin to ancient Persia.
    (B) Meditation is considered to be beneficial for people suffering from stress related disorders.
    (C) Homeopathy is a form of Indian medicine.
    (D) The cure for many diseases which were earlier considered fatal have been developed in Allopathy.
    (E) Allopathy is not without its side effects.
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       Option B
    Explanation : (B) is about meditation while the other four are about different systems of medicine.
  1. (A) Reputed newspapers appoint well informed journalists for their news coverage.
    (B) Doctors should always abide by their professional ethics.
    (C) For a healthy functioning of the judiciary lawyers should be more professional in their outlook.
    (D) Every citizen should abide by the laws of his country.
    (E) Teachers are live role models for students.
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    Option D
    Explanation : While the others are about professions, (D) alone is about citizen.
  2. (A) Dramas were very popular in olden days.
    (B) Nowadays TV has a wide range of channels to cater to the taste of different types of people.
    (C) For a long time cinema had a monopoly over other forms of entertainment.
    (D) Cinema and TV offer wholesome entertainment to a poor man.
    (E) The Government of India has a separate ministry for Information and Broad casting.
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    Option E
    Explanation : The first 4 are about forms of entertainment while (E) is about a ministry.

 

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