Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam — Set 201

Directions(1-8): In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately.

  1. Birbal was in Persia at the invitation of the king of that country. During his stay parties were given in his honour. On the eve of his (1) for home, a nobleman (2) him how he would compare the king of Persia to his own king. “Your King is a full moon,” said Birbal. “Whereas mine could be (3) of as the quarter moon.” The Persians were very happy. But when Birbal went home he found that Emperor Akbar was furious with hint. “How (4) you belittle your own. king?” demanded Akbar. “You area traitor!”
    “No, Your Majesty,” said Birbal. “I did not belittle you. The full moon (5) and disappears whereas the quarter moon grows with strength. What I, in fact, (6) to the world is that your power is (7) from day to day whereas that of the king of Persia is about to go into decline.” Akbar smiled in satisfaction and welcomed Birbal back (8) a warm embrace.
    Arrival
    Depart
    Leave
    Departure
    Exit
    Option D

     

  2. asked
    commented
    said
    made
    question
    Option A

     

  3. pass
    celebrated
    imagined
    wished
    thought
    Option E

     

  4. must
    could
    should
    will
    willing
    Option B

     

  5. appear
    decrease
    diminishes
    reduce
    vanish
    Option C

     

  6. proclaimed
    show
    restored
    promised
    announce
    Option A

     

  7. sure
    fixed
    growing
    new
    increase
    Option C

     

  8. with
    give
    granting
    shaving
    by
    Option A

     

  9. Directions(9-10): A sentence with one blank is given, indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word that best fits into the blank appropriately.

  10. The captain is very ________ of his cricket team.
    pride
    good
    eager
    proud
    strict
    Option D

     

  11. The boy was rewarded for his ________ behaviour.
    pleased
    beautiful
    good
    tidy
    thriving
    Option C

     

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