Practice Test


1) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Obliterate


2) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Myriad


3) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Perpetual


4) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Fissure


5) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Despot


6) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Conspicuous


7) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Utter


8) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Encounter


9) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Vigilant


10) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Meddle


11) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Furtive


12) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Respite


13) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Salient


14) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Restive


15) In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.--Catchy


16) Select a suitable antonym for the word given --Remorse


17) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Disparage


18) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--vex


19) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Novice


20) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Propriety


21) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Fragments


22) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Abetting


23) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Candid


24) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Deteriorating


25) Select a suitable antonym for the word given--Alleviating


26) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

Many people have pointed out the harmful effects that a working mother may have on the family, yet there are many salutary effects as well.


27) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

Trying to control everything your teens do can impede their growth. To advance their development, allow them to make some decisions on their own.


28) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

During their training, police officers must respond to simulated emergencies in preparation for with dealing real ones.


29) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

''I've seen students surreptitiously check answer sheets during exams," said the professor. However, until today I never saw one openly lay out a cheat sheet on his desk."


30) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

In formal communication, be sure to avoid ambiguous language. Clear language prevents


31) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

We will carry out the enquiry expeditiously as possible.


32) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

The Coach followed a devious course to its destination.


33) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

It would be impertinent to suggest that he was generally wrong.


34) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

We have witnessed an inexorable march of progress by the Organization.


35) Identify meaning of the italicized word from the options given below.

Our fates seemed intertwined.


36) Choose the correct meanings of the given root word:-Duo


37) Choose the correct meanings of the given root word;-Aud


38) Choose the correct meanings of the given root word:-Biblio


39) Choose the correct meanings of the given root word:-Ced


40) Choose the correct meanings of the given root word:-Ego


41) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
He didn't lend me the newspaper because he was going ……….. it.


42) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
For want of sufficient funds your new project is likely to fall ………..


43) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
How have you come ………. Such a precious diamond?


44) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
We usually give our servants the old clothes we cast ………


45) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
He was called ……….. To prove the correctness of the press reports.


46) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
For the unity of the country discipline among the people is called ……….


47) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
Now it is difficult to carry ………. this business in the teeth of stiff competition.


48) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
The fear that AIDS has broken ……….. in India is not unfounded.


49) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
The plan of the enemy to blow ………. the fly-over was foiled by the police.


50) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
In view of the heavy losses suffered by the company, the shareholders were requested to bear ………..


51) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
All Maria's relatives are of the opinion that she takes ______ her grandmother.


52) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
The music is too loud. Could you turn ______ the volume, please?


53) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
Quick, get _______ the bus or you will have to walk home.


54) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
We will take this issue ………. when we meet next week.


55) Complete the expression by supplying a suitable preposition or adverb particle. Choose your answer from the options given the brackets.
I am afraid that we have run ______ of juice. Will you drink coffee?


56) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options.
To express some event to be of great importance you would use the word ____________ .


57) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options.
The antonym of the word 'arrogant' is __________.


58) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options.
A doctor dealing with heart related diseases is called __________.


59) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options.
A conjunction _________.


60) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The phrase - a la mode refers to ___________.


61) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by donating money to good causes, is called __________.


62) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A place where the aeroplanes are kept __________.


63) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Majority of American population comprises of people who have shifted from different countries. Thus, America is known as a country of _________.


64) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Latin phrase 'ab initio' means __________.


65) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The synonym of the word 'abandon' is _________.


66) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The antonym of the word 'uniform' is __________.


67) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The word 'errata' means ________.


68) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
'One who does not believe in the existence of God' is called ________.


69) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The abbreviation 'e.g.' means __________.


70) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The abbreviation 'E & OE' refers to ___________.


71) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The semi-colon (;) is used to __________.


72) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Window dressing refers to ___________.


73) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Silver lining means ___________.


74) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Vote-on-account denotes _____________.


75) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A person who seeks to promote the welfare of poor by donating money, is known as _________.


76) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The Latin phrase mutatis mutandis stands for __________.


77) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Member of a race or tribe that has no fixed location but wanders from place to place is called ________.


78) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A fair-weather friend is a friend __________.


79) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Which one of the following is a function of the colon (;) __________.


80) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The word 'abandon' means ___________.


81) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The antonym of the word 'accord' is ___________.


82) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The term 'secretarius' conveys the meaning __________.


83) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Having no hair on the head is called _________.


84) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A 'sleeping partner' in a partnership firm refers to that partner ___________.


85) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The term 'mainland' means ____________.


86) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The prefix 'poly' in the word 'polygon' denotes __________.


87) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The term 'feeding' means __________.


88) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A person chosen by disputing parties to settle their differences is called _________.


89) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
A person who has no national prejudices and is at home in every country is called ___________.


90) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
Murderer of one's own brother is called ____________.


91) Choose the most appropriate answer from the give options in respect of the following:
The apostrophe (') is used to ___________.


92) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
Once who calculates insurance and annuity premium:


93) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The process by which green plants prepare their own food is known as:


94) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
Putting to death painlessly especially to end suffering is called:


95)
Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The term topography means:


96) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
A thing that is fit to be eaten is known as:


97) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The expression 'to formally put an end to' means:


98) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
A remedy for all diseases or difficulties is called:


99) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The antonym of the word humble is:


100) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
Opportune means:


101) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The place where an aeroplane is housed is known as:


102) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The scientific study of birds is called:


103) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
Errata is a list of:


104) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
The synonym of the word, 'didactic' is:


105) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
A Shortened form of a word is called:


106) Write the most appropriate answer from the given options in respect of the following:
'Ad infinitum' means:


107) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
lllicit


108) Select the correct meaning of idioms/phrases given below:
Storm in tea cup


109) Select the correct meaning of idioms/phrases given below:
To grease the palm


110) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Proficient


111) Select a suitable antonym for the following word:
Support


112) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Fiction


113) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Demote


114) Select the correct meaning of the following idioms/phrases among the alternatives given below:
Out of the blue


115) Select the correct meaning of the following idioms/phrases among the alternatives given below:
Day in and day out


116) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Crooked


117) Select a suitable antonym for the word given under:
Predicament


118) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Reckless


119) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Humongous


120) Select the correct meaning of idioms / phrases given below:
Cry over spilled milk


121) Select the correct meaning of idioms / phrases given below:
Judge a book by its cover.


122) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Mesmerized


123) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Abundant


124) Select a suitable antonym for the word given under:
Adumbrate


125) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Relevant


126) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Unabashed


127) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
Takes Two to Tango


128) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
Storm in a teacup


129) In a secular State like India, no person should be __________ for upholding a particular religious belief.


130) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
SCINTILLATING


131) Select a suitable antonym for the word given under:
Fidelity


132) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Concise


133) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Cryptic


134) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
To be a mastermind


135) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
At wit’s end


136) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
COMBAT


137) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Repulsive


138) Select a suitable antonym for the word given under:
Gratify


139) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Nostalgic


140) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Economise


141) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
Pen and Ink


142) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
A snake in the grass


143) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Applaud


144) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
ADHERE


145) Select a suitable antonym for the word given under:
CANDID


146) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases/words given below:
Storm in a tea cup


147) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases/words given below:
Core Competency


148) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
FIASCO


149) Choose the word that best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Sloppy


150) Select a suitable antonym for the given word:
Fallacy


151) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Defray


152) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Immaculate


153) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
Notch up


154) Select the correct meaning of Idioms/Phrases given below:
To play second fiddle


155) Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:
Novice


156) According to Swami Vivekananda, education is the __________ of the perfection already in man.


157) A terrible __________ came out of the chamber when a dead rat lay hidden between the stack of files.