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October 05, 2016

English Word Power Quiz for Competitive Exams - Set 24

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  1. An anthropologist studies
    1. Historical monuments
    2. History of malaria
    3. Tropical diseases
    4. Man and his development
    5. Man and his ethics
  2. A turn-coat is a person who 
    1. Is a spy
    2. Wears an altered coat
    3. Changes his opinions
    4. Likes wearing different coats at different times
    5. Likes sports
  3. The science of astronomy deals with the study of 
    1. The centre of the earth 
    2. The future of mankind
    3. The future of space travel
    4. The heavenly bodies
    5. The ethical
  4. To cut your coat according to your cloth is to
    1. Live within one's means
    2. Be miserly
    3. Be fashionable
    4. Live like a king
    5. Be a tailor
  5. Match the lists
    1. A small bunch of flowers
    2. A protective cover for the nose
    3. Nutant
    4. An instrument for cracking nuts
    5. A small nut
      • a. Nutcracker
      • b. Nutlet
      • c. Nosegay
      • d. Nose-piece
      • e. Drooping
  6. Another word for fellowship is
    1. College
    2. Company
    3. Travel
    4. Explorer
    5. Invention
  7. The meaning of bon jour is
    1. While on journey
    2. In the past
    3. Fashionable
    4. Good day
    5. Women of easy virtue
  8. Which of the following has been misspelt ?
    1. Fealty
    2. Glibb
    3. Lucrative
    4. Futile
    5. Gaunt
  9. The meaning of outbreak is
    1. A famous act
    2. Facing things breavely
    3. An outburst
    4. To break one's silence
    5. To attack outside one's territory
  10. Choose the correct alternative :
    1. At once
      1. Immediate
      2. Immediately
    2. Still
      1. Yet
      2. Always
    3. Led
      1. Allowed
      2. Guided
    4. Directly
      1. Straight
      2. Strongly
    5. Allowed
      1. Let
      2. Led


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