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October 23, 2016

English Word Power Quiz for Competitive Exams - Set 42

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  1. A philologist studies 
    1. Ancient cultures
    2. Philosophy
    3. Languages
    4. Art
    5. Architecture
  2. To be tailor's dummy is to be
    1. A tailor's favourite
    2. Overdressed
    3. A fool
    4. Cunning
    5. Miserly
  3. A person who speaks very little is known as
    1. Laconic
    2. Voluble
    3. Dumb
    4. Taciturn
    5. Inarticulate
  4. A blackguard is a person who is 
    1. Honest
    2. A rebel
    3. Of evil character
    4. In the background
    5. Witty
  5. Match the lists :
    1. To outweigh
    2. Located farther from the centre
    3.  Outward bound
    4. To breed outside the limits of the family
    5. A detached building subordinate to a main building
      • a. Outbreed
      • b. Outbuilding
      • c. Outbalance 
      • d. Outboard
      • e. Outbound
  6. Another word for interruption is 
    1. Connected
    2. Rest
    3. Buried
    4. Break
    5. Translated
  7. Dei gratia means
    1. Happily
    2. Fortunately
    3. By the grace of God
    4. In memory of
    5. Confidential
  8. Which of the following has been misspelt ?
    1. Interpolate
    2. Tenaceous
    3. Nebulous
    4. Optical
    5. Layman
  9. The meaning of headlong is 
    1. Hastily
    2. Cautiously
    3. Carelessly
    4. Daringly
    5. Half-heartedly
  10. Choose the correct alternative :
    1. Look for
      1. Search for
      2. See
    2. Simple
      1. Very
      2. Easy
    3. Firmly closed
      1. Fastened 
      2. Fasted
    4. Something which is hard to see
      1. Hidden
      2. Hiding
    5. A small round piece of wood
      1. Buttons
      2. Button

















  












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