മത്സരത്തിലെ ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് 41

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  1. The accident was caused by _____________ on the part of the driver.
  • Neglect (b) negligent                (c) negligence              (d) neglectful
  1. One strong tea is better than twenty____________ teas.
  • Weak (b) Week                     (c) light                        (d) medium
  1. He continued to sleep on the park bench in order to ___________ as many ways as Possible.

(a) economies              (b) Economise             (c)Economy                 (d) economically

  1. Nobody knows how to operate the new machine _____________ (Add a question tag).

(a) does they ?             (b)Doesn’t they?         (c) don’t they?           (d) do they?

  1. Leena goes to temple twice in a month. (Frame a question so as to get the above sentence as the answer).
  • How many times Leena goes to temple in a month?
  • How often Leena goes to temple in a month?
  • How often does Leena go to temple in a month?
  • When does Leena go to temple in a month?
  1. Tinu is good ___________ Solving problems in Maths.
  • on (b) in                (c) at                            (d) of
  1. Choose the correct spelt word:

(a)Grammar     (b) Conviner    (c) Recommend           (d)Que

  1. Delhi is one of the biggest cities in India, means ________

(a) Delhi is the biggest city in India

(b) There are cities bigger than Delhi

(c) A few other cities in India are as big as Delhi

(d) No other city is bigger than Delhi

  1. Manu uses Internet for two hours daily (Change the voice of the verb)

(a) Internet is used for two hours daily

(b) Internet was used for two hours daily

(c) Internet is being used for two hours daily

(d) Internet was being used for two hours daily

  1. Choose the most acceptable sentence:

(a) You had better to consult a doctor

(b) You had better to consulted a doctor

(c) You had better consulting a doctor

(d) You had better consult a doctor

  1. George cultivated vegetables in large scale last year, but this year he _____

(a) was not grew any

(b) is not growing any

(c) was not growing any

(d) is not grow any

  1. Gopi is an illiterate, but his son is studying _______ a university.

(a) in                (b) on                           (c) for              (d) at

  1. I wrote down her phone number in case __________

(a) I forgot it   (b) I will forget it        (c) I will forgot it        (d) I forget it

  1. A person who suffered for noble cause is called _________

(a) martyr        (b) a hero                     (c) a protagonist          (d) a martyrdom

 

  1. Being childless for a pretty long period Carrels decided to ________ a child.

(a) adept                      (b) adapt                      (c) adopt                      (d) abduct

  1. A ________ is a fully grown male horse.

(a) mule                       (b) stallion                   (c) mare                       (d) pony

  1. It is time we ___________ the work.

(a) start                        (b) had started             (c) will start                 (d) Started

  1. Pick out the most acceptable sentence from the given list
  • Inspite the heavy rain the match went on
  • Despite the heavy rain the match went on
  • If I were a bird, I will fly to my home
  • England can able to beat Pakistan in the World Cup
  1. Hardly a soul knew me in the village where I spent a weekend, means ______
  • A few people knew me in the village
  • I am a well known person in the village
  • Nobody knew me in the village
  • I was very popular in the village
  1. Pick out the phrasal verb which means the word underlined:

Terrorists attacked the patrolling soldier.

  • Went at (b)Go off                     (c) Go at                      (d)Went off
  1. He ran very

(a) fast                         (b) faster                      (c) fastest                    (d) fastly

  1. An unmarried woman is called a ______

(a) bachelor                 (b) widow                   (c) girl                          (d) spinster

  1. The beauty of thousands of minarets _________ enchanting.

(a) are                          (b) were                       (c) is                            (d) aren’t

  1. Raji plans to _________ her new dress on the Birthday party.

(a) put on                     (b) put out                   (c) put down               (d) put in

  1. I am very clear, __________

(a) am I ?                     (b) amn’t I?                  (c) aren’t II                  (d) is I?

  1. Raju could not get _________ sugar

(a) few                         (b) any                         (c) little                        (d) the few

  1. __________, the programme will be postponed.

(a) If it rained              (b) If it was raining     (c) If it rains                (d) If it will rain

  1. Which one is correctly spelt?

(a) Pastime                  (b) Passtime                 (c) Parttake                  (d) Pasttime

  1. Brutus was _________ honourable man.

(a)a                              (b) the                          (c) an                           (d) any

  1. “Rani, why were you absent yesterday”, Teacher said. Teacher asked Rani why _________

(a) she was absent yesterday

(b) she was absent the previous day

(c) she had been absent yesterday

(d) she had been absent the previous day

  1. A _________of cattle is in the meadow.

(a) group                      (b) herd                       (c) collection               (d) army

  1. Jane turned a deaf ear to the advice of her parents means, Jane _________

(a) deadly opposed her parents

(b) listened carefully to her parents

(c) could not hear what her parents said

(d) did not pay attention to her parents

  1. Jacob married a girl who was than his sister.

(a) tall              (b) taller                       (c) tallest                     (d)more taller

  1. Do you believe __________ destiny ?

(a) on               (b) at                            (c) from                                   (d) in

  1. ‘Masculine’ is to ‘man’ as _______ is to ‘ women ‘.

(a) famine        (b) feminine                 (c) female                    (d) famina

  1. When I reached the airport, the plane _________ already left.

(a) had             (b) was                                    (c) did                         (d) is

  1. The word meaning ‘tolerate’ is:

(a) emphasize  (b) endure                    (c) enormous               (d) eternal

  1. The wrongly spelt word is;

(a) mortuary   (b) casualty                  (c) hereditary               (d) itenerary

  1. You should ___________ yourself to changing circumstances.

(a) adapt          (b) adopt                     (c) adept                      (d) adupt

  1. The opposite of ‘literate’ is:

(a) unliterate    (b) inliterate                 (c) illiterate                  (d) misliterate

 

 

Answers to No. 40

  1. (b) virtuous lady (adj)
  2. (a)    informed of (preposition)
  3. (c)     arbitrator  (am²y-س)
  4. (a)
  5. (b) obsequious (adj) (F´pw A\p-k-cn-¡m³ X¿m-dpÅ)
  6. (d) II type if clause. If + had (simple past), main clause – should

Visit (modal past)

  1. (b) saw  (simple past)
  2. (a) feigned = pretend – \Sn-¡pI
  3. (d)    mother wit = natural common sense
  4. (b)   occurrence
  5.  (d)  alleviated x aggravated
  6. (c)    pack of wolves ; pile of books
  7. (a) not to sleep + not to miss
  8. (a)
  9. (d)   either + to exchange the goods (one point)

or + to refund the money (the other point)

  1. (d)   cross – examine (verb)
  2. (c)   so wet a summer
  3.  (b)  get through – succeed in doing something
  4. (c)   will meet (future simple)
  5. (d)  bonafide = genuine – \nÀhymPw

Reticent = reserved

  1. (b)  habit of spending money wastefully – extravagance
  2. (c)
  3. (b)  borrow x lend
  4. (d)  prominence = importance
  5. (c)  playing cricket    pastime  hnt\mZw
  6. (a)  pneumonia
  7. (c)  advice (noun)  advise (verb)
  8. (d)   fan the flame of  (Bfn-¡-¯n-¡p-I)
  9. (a)   duke x duchess
  10. (c)   make out
  11. (c)   Their teacher is the subject
  12. (a)
  13. (d)
  14. (a)
  15. (d)
  16. (d)
  17. (c)   earlier action, ring. Lateraction, arrive. The tense of earlier action is

past perfect – had rung

  1. (b)  I type if clause. If + simple present (rains). In the main clause modal

present (shall postpone)

  1. (d)  passion for
  2. (d)
  3. (b)
  4. (a)  that happens now and then – occasional
  5. (c)
  6. (c)
  7. (c)   jealous of
  8. (b)
  9. (a)  have (earlier action) –

reach (later action) –

earlier action should be past perfect (had left)

  1. (d)   accept x reject
  2. (b)   cautions = careful
  3. (a)   knife – knives
  4. (b)   the biggest
  5. (c)    work hard
  6. (a)
  7. (c)    able x unable
  8. (c)
  9. (c)    menservants
  10. (d)
  11. (d)   bull – cow
  12. (b)   into = enter by force break
  13. (b)
  14. (b)
  15. (c)
  16. (a)   Nocturnal  (of the night)
  17. (c)    stagment x mobile
  18. (a)   to show white feathers = to show fear
  19. (c)
  20. (d)   was woken up (passive of woke up)
  21. (b)   called on = visited a person

Called at = visited a place

  1. (a)
  2. (c)
  3. (b)
  4. (a)
  5. (c)
  6. (b)
  7. (c)    conform to = obey the rules
  8. (b)   III type if clause. If + past perfect (had gone), in the main clause

conditional perfect (should have got)

  1. (a)
  2. (b)   news (singular)
  3. (c)
  4. (c)
  5. (d)   part with
  6. (b)
  7.  (a)   the most beautiful
  8. (c)    There was no means of conveyance. There, so we had to walk
  9. (c)    plants grow
  10. (d)
  11. (b)   John has been ill for two weeks
  12. (a)   does he 2
  13. (b)
  14. (a)
  15. (c)
  16. (a)   a make up shelter
  17. (d)   come off = take place
  18. (d)   by leaps and bounds
  19. (c)    enable = make fit
  20. (b)   ado = fuss
  21. (a)   action x inaction
  22. (d)   anesthesia
  23. (b)   very high intelligence and great abilities – genius
  24. (a) adept = skilful and expert
  25. (a) is being organized (passive)

Is organizing (active_

  1. (c) vaccum
  2. (c) He goes to the market daily.

Goes (simple present) – habitual action

  1. (a) I type if clause
  2. (a) pride of lions
  3. (c) reading is a noun called gerund

Here it comes as subject

  1. (c) miser (]n-ip-¡³)
  2. (b) This year we had insufficient rain
  3. (c) glass – transparent

Wood – opaque

  1. (b) I looked up the number ……..
  2. (c) She proved herself very adept at playing chess.
  3. (b) one of my friends is going ………
  4. (c) slander = to defame
  5. (b) taken into account = considered
  6. (b) formed or created with a special purpose = adhoc
  7. (c) He returned after an hour
  8. (a) tired of
  9. (a) courageous (positive)

More courageous (comperative)

Most courageous (superlative)

  1. (d)
  2. (a) …….. where she lived
  3. (c) had already begun (past perfect) – earliest action – later action,

reached

  1. (b)         gut up =
  2. (d)         imperative sentence starting with Let’s takes the tag, shall we ?
  3. (a)          congratulates on
  4.   (a)          pester = disturb, annoy
  5. (d)         would come
  6. (b)         catastrophe
  7. (c)          shallow x deep
  8. (c)          censure = severe disapproval
  9. (a)          A little knowledge is a dangerous thing
  10. (c)          Everyman wishes to be happy
  11. (d)
  12. (d)         This is the man whose purse
  13. (c)
  14. (b)
  15. (a)
  16. (b)         He died by his own hands
  17. (d)  envy
  18. (c)
  19. (c)
  20. (b)
  21. (a) would you mind + ing
  22. (d)
  23. (d)
  24. (c)          on your bed
  25. (b)         He decided to fight for justice at all costs.
  26. (a)
  27. (b)         If + have (simple present)

In the main clause, modal present (will buy). I type if clause

  1. (c)          go over =
  2. (a)          pantheism FÃm-änepw Cuiz-c-\p-s­¶ hnizmkw
  3. (d)          futile = vain (useless)
  4. (c)          embarrassment
  5. (b)         barbarous x civilized
  6. (a)          go to the dogs = be ruined
  7. (d)
  8. (b)         snakes hiss
  9. (c)          inspite of his popularity, ………
  10. (d)         a useful metal
  11. (a)          respectable profession
  12. (c)          had better + bare infinitive (to CÃm¯ infinitive)

You had better lock the door

 

 

 

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