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November 04, 2016

English Word Power Quiz for Competitive Exams - Set 52

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  1. Match the lists :
    1. Straightens your teeth
    2. Decides on your glasses
    3. Makes your glasses
    4. Is interested in your skeleton and the nerves
    5. Is interested in your spinal cord
      • a. Osteopath
      • b. Chiropactor
      • c. Orthodontist
      • d. Optometrist
      • e. Optician
  2. To be up with the lark is to be
    1. Very shifty
    2. An early riser
    3. Very restless
    4. A great aviator
    5. A great runner
  3. Mark TRUE or FALSE, as the case may be :
    1. If you have crooked teeth, you should consult an osteopath
    2. An orthodontist practices homeopathy
    3. To know the kind of glasses you should wear, you should consult an optometrist 
    4. An osteopath cures you through F 
    5. A chiropractor specializes in hypnosis
  4. A mare's nest is a 
    1. Net, hanging upside down
    2. Nest broken by a mare 
    3. Suspicion without any basis
    4. Small, incomplete nest
    5. Somebody else's nest 
  5. Match the lists :
    1. Saying something in the guise of its opposite
    2. A movement that breaks with traditional concepts 
    3. Night clothes
    4. Nightjar
    5. Lasting all night
      • a. New wave
      • b. Garments for wear in bed 
      • c. Nightlong
      • d. Newspeak
      • e. A kind of bird
  6.  Another word for drag is 
    1. Small
    2. Pull
    3. Force
    4. Push
    5. Smell
  7. What is the meaning of bete noire ?
    1. Wit
    2. A special aversion
    3. Ironically
    4. Happily
    5. Confusedly
  8. Which of the following has been misspelt ?
    1. Corollary
    2. Dogmatic
    3. Guilded
    4. Empirical
    5. Elicit
  9. An old boy is an elderly man who is by nature
    1. Arrogant
    2. Critical
    3. Haughty
    4. Vivacious
    5. Hopeful
  10. Choose the correct alternative :
    1. Fixed
      1. Motionless
      2. In good condition
    2. Due to
      1. Caused by
      2. Sadder
    3. Caught
      1. Seized 
      2. Picked
    4. Gaining
      1. Earning
      2. Withdrawal
    5.  Discovered
      1. Fell over
      2. Found
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