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October 09, 2016

English Word Power Quiz for Competitive Exams - Set 28

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  1. An astrologer conducts a study of
    1. Handwritings
    2. Horoscopes
    3. Human development
    4. Slums
    5. Skyscrapers
  2. To be dressed u up to the nines is to be 
    1. Overdressed
    2. Underdressed
    3. Shabbily dressed
    4. Dressed up according to the occasion 
    5. Always fashionably dressed
  3. The services of a geologist are required 
    1. To find out the physical characteristics of land
    2. For the upkeep of villages 
    3. For the growth of small scale industries 
    4. To find out whether one should begin his journey on a particular day 
    5. During training of sportsmen
  4. To dress down somebody is to 
    1. Always criticize 
    2. Reprimand
    3. Minimize his achievements
    4. Goad
    5. Deprive him of all his clothes
  5. Match the lists 
    1. Discard
    2. Diverging from the exact centre
    3. A very slight possibility 
    4. Of not the usual state
    5. Without any previous thought
      • a. Off-centre 
      • b. Off colour
      • c. Offhand
      • d. Offload
      • e. Off chance
  6. Another word for frequently is 
    1. Separately
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Often
    5. Noisily
  7. What is the meaning of bon soir ?
    1. Painful
    2. Good nature
    3. Good evening
    4. Happy
    5. Wanting
  8. Which of the following has been misspelt ?
    1. Garuulous 
    2. Innate
    3. Hoary
    4. Facile
    5. Germinal
  9. To overcome is to 
    1. Conquer 
    2. Accept defeat 
    3. Refuse defeat
    4. Come again
    5. Come uninvited
  10. Choose the correct alternative :
    1. Unclean
      1. Dirt
      2. Dirty
    2. Performs
      1. Act
      2. Acts
    3. Not so serious
      1. Lighter
      2. Lightly
    4. Surprised 
      1. Astonished
      2. Astonishing
    5. Killer
      1. Murder
      2. Traveller



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