Mixed English Questions for Upcoming exams — Set 119

Direction  : In each question below there are four statements. Each statement has pairs of words/phrases that are highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) A or B to form correct sentences. Then choose the best option.

  1. i. The man died from[A]/[B]of cancer
    ii. Don’t feel let down [A]/[B] go at your failure.
    iii. He looked as if he didn’t eat[A]/[B] hadn’t eaten for some days.
    A) BAA
    B) AAB
    C) BAB
    D) ABA
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: let down = descend prior to making a landing;
  2. i. The old man died from[A]/[B]through negligence.
    ii. The wedding came about [A]/[B] off.
    iii. Oil is floating[A]/[B] floats on water.
    A) AAB
    B) BAB
    C) BBB
    D) ABB
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: came about = to happen, especially by chance ; came off  = to happen as planned,
  3. i. They are working at[A]/[B] on a plantation.
    ii. Please cut down[A]/[B] with your daily expenses.
    iii. The Police man together with the constables are [A]/[B] is on duty.
    A) AAA
    B) BBB
    C) BAB
    D) ABA
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: cut down = reduced in scope or length; cut with = to chop
  4. i. He is agreed with[A]/[B] to my proposal.
    ii. Why are they falling about [A]/[B] out with you?
    iii. A lot of furniture was [A]/[B] were there in the room.
    A) AAB
    B) BBB
    C) BBA
    D) AAA
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: falling about = to laugh a lot ; falling out = a quarrel or disagreement.
  5. i. We haven’t seen him since[A]/[B] for ages.
    ii. The storm has wiped off[A]/[B] out the village.
    iii. Don’t do that anymore, do you [A]/[B] will you?
    A) AAA
    B) ABA
    C) BBB
    D) BAB
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: wiped off = reduce the value of something by a large amount ; wiped out = exhausted

    Direction (6-10): In each of the following questions three statements with a blank in each are given. You have to choose a word from the given option that can fill all the blanks. Mark that option as your answer.
  6. i. I was so stressed out after a hard day’s work that I was not __ by any means.
    ii. After staying up for twenty hours, I was far from __.
    iii. Because the medicine made Lisa drowsy, she was not very __.
    A) mdness
    B) appropriate
    C) lucid
    D) apprehension
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: I. easy to understand; ii. Bright; iii. eloquent
  7. i. The young woman will __ over the rapper if it will earn her a place in a music video.
    ii. soft shades of pale green and __.
    iii. A six-month-old roe __ .
    A) cuddle
    B) fawn
    C) deny
    D) detract
    E) None of these
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       Option B 
  8. i. Since I have always done my work, I cannot __ why my boss just fired me.
    ii. Jackson could not __ the solution to the complex puzzle.
    iii. Miriam found it difficult to __ her husband’s unpredictable habits.
    A) bewilder
    B) perplex
    C) fathom
    D) perceive
    E) None of these
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       Option C 
  9. i. The painter’s recent work is an __ collection of landscapes she has recently visited.
    ii. Because Leslie has travelled all over the world, her home is filled with many __ furnishings.
    iii. My friends are an __ group of individuals who can rarely agree on a single topic.
    A) eclectic
    B) accurate
    C) narrow
    D) apprehend
    E) None of these
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       Option A 
  10. i. A __ surface or curve.
    ii. A __ cleaner.
    iii. The players were making __ comments about the refereeing.
    A) rigid
    B) caustic
    C) dark
    D) fable
    E) None of these
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       Option B 

 

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5 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions for Upcoming exams — Set 119”

  1. karthik

    Oil is floating[A]/[B] floats on water.

    both correct.. plz tell me

    1. Srishti

      Oil floats on water is a scientific fact; so simple present tense applied!

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