SSC CGL Question Paper 2019

SSC CGL (Tier ­ 2) Online Exam Paper ­ 2018 “held on 01 December 2018″ Evening Shift (English
Language & Comprehension)
EXAM DATE : 01-December-2018
EXAM START TIME : 14:45:00
TOTAL MARKS : 200

QID : 01801 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
In my opinion (A)/a pencil is always (B)/ mo re p referable to a pen.(C)/ No erro r (D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01802 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate
option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
The climate(A)/ of Mumbai (B)/ is better than Hyderabad.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01803 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
The best known leader(A)/ among them were(B)/ Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel and Jawaharlal Neh ru.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Correct Answer: A

QID : 01804 ­ In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
The bu rglar stole all the money(A)/ in the house but su rp risingly missed (B)/ the jewelleries in the locker.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01805 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
Owing to the distu rbing noise,( A)/ the speaker was fo rced (B)/ to adjou rn the meetings.(C)/ No erro r (D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01806 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
No man can become a g reat(A)/ artist unless he(B)/ apply himself continually to his art.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01807 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
No one wants to d rive to wo rk anymo re(A)/ because of traffic jams (B)/ at rush hou r.(C)/ No erro r (D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: D

QID : 01808 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
As they climb (A)/ higher, the air(B)/ became cooler.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: A

QID : 01809 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
Rama has(A)/ no taste(B)/ in classical music.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01810 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
A unique featu re of a mobile phone(A)/ is that it enables seamless telephone calls even (B)/ when the user are moving around wide areas.
(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01811 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
My father, (A)/ though old,(B)/ goes everywhere by foot.(C) No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01812 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
You better (A)/ consult a docto r(B)/ immediately.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: A

QID : 01813 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
Ann recieved the p romotion instead of Susan (A) / as Ann is senio r than Susan in age (B)/ though Susan had wo rked there befo re Ann.(C)/
No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: B

QID : 01814 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
The officer has (A)/ given o rders to his(B)/ soldiers yesterday.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: A

QID : 01815 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
When you r in doubt(A)/ about you r best friend’s loyalty (B)/ you can’t help being disappointed.(C) No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: A

QID : 01816 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
Scarcely had he gone(A)/ than I remembered (B)/ his name.(C)/ No erro r
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: B

QID : 01817 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
Were I the President(A)/ I would award (B)/ you a title.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: D

QID : 01818 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
The patient died (A)/despite he had recieved (B)/ the best medical help.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: B

QID : 01819 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
One of my friend (A)/ has gone(B)/ to Canada.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: A

QID : 01820 – In the following question, some part of the sentence may have erro rs. Find out which part of the sentence has an erro r and
select the app rop riate option. If a sentence is free from erro r, select ‘No Erro r’.
Flo rence Nightingale(A)/ was called (B)/ Lady with the lamp.(C)/ No erro r(D)
Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
Co rrect Answer: C

QID : 01821 – In the following question, sentence given with blank to be filled in with an app rop riate wo rd (s). Fou r alternatives are
suggested fo r the question. Choose the co rrect alternative out of the fou r and indicate it by selecting the app rop riate option.
____ man standing in that co rner is a police man in plain clothes.
Options:
1) Some
2) Any
3) A
4) The
Co rrect Answer: The

QID : 01822 – In the following question, sentence given with blank to be filled in with an app rop riate wo rd (s). Fou r alternatives are
suggested fo r the question. Choose the co rrect alternative out of the fou r and indicate it by selecting the app rop riate option.
Eight cylinder engines are _______ that use g reat amount of petrol.
Options:
1) conveyances
2) devices
3) instruments
4) apparatus
Co rrect Answer: devices

QID : 01823 – In the following question, sentence given with blank to be filled in with an app rop riate wo rd (s). Fou r alternatives are
suggested fo r the question. Choose the co rrect alternative out of the fou r and indicate it by selecting the app rop riate option.
He would always be late with submissions because he would ______ whatever he was supposed to do.
Options:
1) prevaricate
2) procrastinate
3) interrogate
4) discriminate
Co rrect Answer: p rocrastinate

QID : 01824 – In the following question, sentence given with blank to be filled in with an app rop riate wo rd (s). Fou r alternatives are
suggested fo r the question. Choose the co rrect alternative out of the fou r and indicate it by selecting the app rop riate option.
He talked on and on ______ .
Options:
1) ad infinitum
2) voraciously
3) hesitatingly
4) ad interim
Co rrect Answer: ad infinitum

QID : 01825 – In the following question, sentence given with blank to be filled in with an app rop riate wo rd (s). Fou r alternatives are
suggested fo r the question. Choose the co rrect alternative out of the fou r and indicate it by selecting the app rop riate option.
The o rder is __________ and you must abide by it, as there is not even the slightest chance of its being modified o r withd rawn.
Options:
1) irretrievable
2) irreparable
3) irrevocable
4) irreconciliable
Co rrect Answer: irrevocable

QID : 01826 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which best exp resses the meaning of the given wo rd.
Evince
Options:
1) recollect
2) show
3) appear
4) produce
Co rrect Answer: show

QID : 01827 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which best exp resses the meaning of the given wo rd.
Pernicious
Options:
1) filthy
2) foul
3) continuous
4) injurious
Co rrect Answer: inju rious

QID : 01828 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which best exp resses the meaning of the given wo rd.
Eulogy
Options:
1) harmony
2) euphoria
3) praise
4) homily
Co rrect Answer: p raise

QID : 01829 – In the following question, choose the wo rd opposite in meaning to the given wo rd.
Accumulated
Options:
1) squandered
2) receded
3) collected
4) garnered
Co rrect Answer: squandered

QID : 01830 – In the following question, choose the wo rd opposite in meaning to the given wo rd.
Diffident
Options:
1) reserved
2) happy
3) confident
4) strong
Co rrect Answer: confident

QID : 01831 – In the following question, choose the wo rd opposite in meaning to the given wo rd.
Fickle
Options:
1) debilitating
2) firm
3) repulsive
4) yielding
Co rrect Answer: firm

QID : 01832 – In the following question, fou r wo rds are given, out of which only one wo rd is co rrectly spelt. Find the co rrectly spelt wo rd.
Options:
1) Precience
2) Prescienc
3) Presciensce
4) Prescience
Co rrect Answer: Prescience

QID : 01833 – In the following question, fou r wo rds are given, out of which only one wo rd is co rrectly spelt. Find the co rrectly spelt wo rd.
Options:
1) Exclamatery
2) Exclematory
3) Exclamatary
4) Exclamatory
Co rrect Answer: Exclamato ry

QID : 01834 – In the following question, fou r wo rds are given, out of which only one wo rd is co rrectly spelt. Find the co rrectly spelt wo rd.
Options:
1) Abstinence
2) Abstinance
3) Abstenance
4) Abstinense
Co rrect Answer: Abstinence

QID : 01835 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Make one’s mark
Options:
1) distinguish oneself
2) score high marks
3) highlight something in a page
4) reveal something
Co rrect Answer: distinguish oneself

QID : 01836 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Th row in the towel
Options:
1) fight with vigour
2) acknowledge defeat
3) get success
4) concentrate more
Co rrect Answer: acknowledge defeat

QID : 01837 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Mare’s nest
Options:
1) phenomenal discovery
2) worthless thing
3) joyful event
4) huge mistake
Co rrect Answer: wo rthless thing

QID : 01838 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
A sto rm in a teacup
Options:
1) steam while having tea
2) something which encourages
3) big fuss over a small matter
4) special positions
Co rrect Answer: big fuss over a small matter

QID : 01839 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Blue-blooded
Options:
1) inferior
2) of noble birth
3) of unknown origin
4) unhealthy
Co rrect Answer: of noble birth

QID : 01840 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Do a roaring trade
Options:
1) in the animal business
2) highly successful
3) in the habit of shouting at others
4) extermely reluctant
Co rrect Answer: highly successful

QID : 01841 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Keep body and soul together
Options:
1) maintain his health
2) continue with his work
3) to have just enough to sustain
4) be physical and spiritual
Co rrect Answer: to have just enough to sustain

QID : 01842 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Will-o -the-wisp
Options:
1) smoky place
2) marsh land
3) unreal imagining
4) rumour whispered by many
Co rrect Answer: un real imagining

QID : 01843 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Cloak- and – dagger
Options:
1) an armoured suit
2) a game of martial skill
3) an activity that involves mystery and secrecy
4) a wide coat without sleeves and a small sword
Co rrect Answer: an activity that involves mystery and secrecy

QID : 01844 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the alternative which best exp resses the meaning of the
idiom/Ph rase.
Palm off
Options:
1) clearly visible
2) uneasy with something
3) to dispose off with the intent to deceive
4) conceal
Co rrect Answer: to dispose off with the intent to deceive

QID : 01845 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. Information Technology is a recent development.
P. These changes are attributed to the Internet, website, e-mail and Fax.
Q. As a result of these techniques, the whole world has shrunken into a global village.
R. The invention of computer has accelerated the speed of computing.
S. It has brought about revolutionary changes in the field of communication.
6. Browsing Internet has become a regular feature.
Options:
1) QPRS
2) SRPQ
3) QRPS
4) SPRQ
Co rrect Answer: SRPQ

QID : 01846 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. The telephone is the most tyrannical of all the machines we have invented.
P. We might be watching television, reading a book, or doing some gardening.
Q. It uses us more than we use it.
R. But at the first summon, we hasten to answer its call.
S. It rings frantically whenever we are in the middle of doing something else.
6. Are we not like slaves hastening to their whip-cracking masters?
Options:
1) SPRQ
2) SRPQ
3) QSPR
4) QPSR
Co rrect Answer: QSPR

QID : 01847 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. One day G. Washington was riding along a road.
P. The beam was too heavy to lift without help.
Q. The Corporal was giving them orders.
R. On the way, he saw soldiers lifting a heavy beam.
S. They needed just one more man.
6. G.Washington dismounted and helped the soldiers to lift the beam.
Options:
1) RQPS
2) QPRS
3) SQRP
4) QRPS
Co rrect Answer: RQPS

QID : 01848 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. There was a boy named Ali.
P. They asked him to find work.
Q. He lived with his parents.
R. But Ali refused to work.
S. They were very poor.
6. They asked him to leave the house.
Options:
1) RQPS
2) PSQR
3) QSPR
4) SQPR
Co rrect Answer: QSPR

QID : 01849 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. The second centre is much smaller.
P. It will be known as Dhana Dhanya Cultural Complex.
Q. It will come up at Alipore.
R. The State Government has decided to setup this centre.
S. But it is equally attractive.
6.This will be built in the memory of Dwijendralal Roy.
Options:
1) PQSR
2) RQSP
3) SQPR
4) QPSR
Co rrect Answer: SQPR

QID : 01850 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. Siem Reap is a small town near the temple of Angkor Wat.
P. There are some fine examples of Khmer and French architecture.
Q. The town is charming and worth exploring.
R. In Angkor Wat you will find more than 100 stone monuments and temples.
S. Now a days, visitors are using it as a base for visits to nearby temples.
6. To see the whole town can take several days.
Options:
1) QPSR
2) PSRQ
3) RSPQ
4) SPRQ
Co rrect Answer: QPSR

QID : 01851 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. The northeastern region presents a diverse system of habitats, ranging from tropical rainforests to alpine meadows.
P. In eastern Himalayas the rainfall ranges from 125 to 300 cms, in Assam from 178 to 305 cms.
Q. The temperature in the region varies with location, elevation,topography, rainfall and humidity.
R. The uneven distribution affects the region in two opposite ways, floods and droughts.
S. It is largely a humid tropical region with two periods of rainfall; the winter rains come from the west and the summer rains are brought by the
monsoon winds.
6. The winter temperature in Shillong, for example, varies from 4°C to 24°C; in Gangtok, from 9°C to 23°C.
Options:
1) QRSP
2) SPRQ
3) PQRS
4) RSQP
Correct Answer: SPRQ

QID : 01852 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe.
P. At one point , he bent over with a big smile, showing me a single gold tooth and a dingy fez.
Q. Soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me.
R. But this one wouldn’t budge.
S. We had been cautioned about beggars and told to ignore them.
6. Finally a man walked over to me and whispered,”Hey buddy, this guy is your waiter and he wants to take your order”.
Options:
1) SQRP
2) SQPR
3) QSRP
4) QSPR
Co rrect Answer: QSRP

QID : 01853 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. The manual typewriter is worked by hand.
P. The required letter is thus printed on the paper.
Q. When one of the keys is tapped, a hammer goes and strikes the ribbon against the blank paper.
R. Then the roller automatically moves on, another key is tapped and the next letter is printed.
S. A sheet of paper is clipped against the roller.
6. A person who knows typing, can really work fast on this machine.
Options:
1) SQPR
2) RPQS
3) PSQR
4) QPSR
Co rrect Answer: SQPR

QID : 01854 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. I usually sleep quite well in the train, but this time I slept only a little.
P. Most people wanted it shut and I wanted it open.
Q. Soon there was a quarrel about the window.
R. The quarrel left me completely upset.
S. There were too many people and too much luggage all around.
6. The window was shut all night as usual.
Options:
1) RSQP
2) SQPR
3) SQRP
4) RSPQ
Co rrect Answer: SQPR

QID : 01855 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. We stayed on the second floor of an individual house.
P. Then she would add the three fourths water that he would anyway add to the milk.
Q. One day she said to him that he was too old to climb upstairs with the heavy can of milk.
R. My mother was very angry with the old man who brought diluted milk to us.
S. She suggested to him that he should come up with the can, one fourth full with milk.
6. So that he was not burdened with climbing upstairs with the heavy can.
Options:
1) QRSP
2) RQSP
3) PQRS
4) SPRQ
Co rrect Answer: RQSP

QID : 01856 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. Reporters gather news for newspaper.
P. The newspaper is sent to the distributors.
Q. The news is classified and arranged by the editors.
R. It is printed in the press.
S. Then the newspapers are sent to news agencies.
6. The news agencies sell the newspapers.
Options:
1) SRPQ
2) RPSQ
3) QRPS
4) PRQS
Co rrect Answer: QRPS

QID : 01857 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. The trial of Madhuri Gupta began on the morning of 22 March 2012, almost two years after she was first taken into police custody.
P. She was released on bail after having already served 21 months in Tihar jail waiting for a trail.
Q. Shortly before 10 a.m., Gupta was chatting amiably with the policmen on duty at North Delhi’s Tis Hazari Courts complex.
R. She had been jailed until January of this year, when she was formally charged with violating the official Secrets Act, 1923.
S. Home to about 400 courtrooms, the complex is among the largest of its kind in Asia.
6. The place presents a dim picture of the depressing realities of justice at work.
Options:
1) PRSQ
2) QPSR
3) SRQP
4) RPQS
Co rrect Answer: RPQS

QID : 01858 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. By 1 pm, the producers were ready and the show time sirens wailed.
P. He was wearing a skullcap and sported his now signature long beard.
Q. Jamshed was to pre-record episodes of ALIF LAAM MEEM, a 2011 Islamicised version of WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE for Geo TV.
R. Junaid Jamshed made his entrance, standing tall in a kurta.
S. We were at International Studios in Karachi.
6. Geo TV is one of Pakistan’s biggest TV networks.
Options:
1) PRQS
2) RPSQ
3) QSPR
4) PQRS
Co rrect Answer: RPSQ

QID : 01859 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. When he was a little boy, he lived on a farm in the country.
P. He used to feed the chicken in the morning.
Q. After Lunch, it was too hot to work or play.
R. It was his grandfather’s vegetable farm.
S. Then he played in the fields until noon.
6. So everyone took a nap for two or three hours.
Options:
1) PQSR
2) RPQS
3) PSRQ
4) RPSQ
Co rrect Answer: RPSQ

QID : 01860 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. It was 7 o’ clock in the morning.
P. He was keenly looking at the approaching vehicles.
Q. His house was in the lead.
R. Shardul was waiting for his school bus.
S. Today is the final day of his school athletic meet.
6. As a leader of the house, he wanted to win the General Championship by scoring maximum points.
Options:
1) PRSQ
2) SRPQ
3) RSPQ
4) RPSQ
Co rrect Answer: RPSQ

QID : 01861 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect
1. Little indeed is known of the origin of English literature.
P. This has not prevented some scholars from writing their “lives” from hints in the texts themselves.
Q. So far as poets are concerned, again, little or nothing is known beyond the names of two of them.
R. We can be certain that poetry made its appearance long before the first prose was written down.
S. Critics have also relied on scanty contemporary references, and also a mass of conjecture that cannot be described as intelligent.
6. Not withstanding the mists, old English literature has an amazing richness.
Options:
1) PQRS
2) SRQP
3) PRQS
4) RQPS
Co rrect Answer: RQPS

QID : 01862 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. A film director decided to make a romantic film.
P. A long spell of audition was conducted to find a suitable heroine.
Q. Mr. Mohan Lal was singned as the hero of the film.
R. The director wanted a new face for the heroine of his film.
S. Finally, he selected a young school girl for his film.
6. The film was a box office hit.
Options:
1) QRPS
2) QPSR
3) RPSQ
4) RPQS
Co rrect Answer: QRPS

QID : 01863 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is co rrect.
1. Rohit went to the airport to see off his friend.
P. He explained that he had lost his bag in the crowd.
Q. Rohit asked him why he was worried and anxious.
R. Just then, a policman was seen with a teenager who had a bag in his hands.
S. The friend appeared worried and anxious about something.
6. They told the policman about their lost bag & claimed it.
Options:
1) QSPR
2) RPSQ
3) PQRS
4) SQPR
Co rrect Answer: SQPR

QID : 01864 – In the following question the 1st and the last part of the sentence/passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/
passage is split into fou r parts and named P, Q, R and S. These fou r parts are not given in their p roper o rder. Read the sentence/passage
and find out which of the fou r combinations is
co rrect.
1. I boarded a bus from Tilak Nagar to the Railway Station.
P. It was very embarrassing when people looked at me as if I was a fool.
Q. The conductor came and I asked for a ticket.
R. I was very happy to occupy a seat as I was sure that my journey will be comfortable.
S. He told me that I had boarded a wrong bus.
6. But the conductor was kind enough to tell me that I could get down on the next-stand and get bus to the station.
Options:
1) PSRQ
2) SPQR
3) PQSR
4) RQSP
Co rrect Answer: RQSP

QID : 01865 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
One who is not easily pleased by anything
Options:
1) gullible
2) fastidious
3) innocent
4) amenable
Co rrect Answer: fastidious
QID : 01866 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
Head of monks in an abbey
Options:
1) Padre
2) Dean
3) Abbot
4) Deacon
Co rrect Answer: Abbot

QID : 01867 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence
The wo rd is no longer in use.
Options:
1) obsolete
2) old fashion
3) antique
4) vanished
Co rrect Answer: obsolete

QID : 01868 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
A person unselfishly concerned fo r o r devoted to the welfare of others.
Options:
1) egoist
2) unselfish
3) altruist
4) welfarist
Co rrect Answer: altruist

QID : 01869 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
Inscription on a g ravestone
Options:
1) obituary
2) memorial
3) epitaph
4) epigraph
Co rrect Answer: epitaph

QID : 01870 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
Violation of that which is holy and sacred
Options:
1) malevolent
2) sacrilege
3) bizarre
4) iniquitous
Co rrect Answer: sacrilege

QID : 01871 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
One who believes in many Gods.
Options:
1) polyglot
2) polygamy
3) polygon
4) polythiest
Co rrect Answer: polythiest

QID : 01872 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
One who lends money on high rates of interest
Options:
1) usurper
2) usherer
3) usurer
4) undertaker
Co rrect Answer: usu rer
QID : 01873 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
A post with little wo rk but high salary.
Options:
1) freelancer
2) sine qua non
3) sinecure
4) quangos
Co rrect Answer: sinecu re

QID : 01874 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
A person, especially a young one, with exceptional abilities.
Options:
1) intellectual
2) prodigy
3) genius
4) mastermind
Co rrect Answer: p rodigy

QID : 01875 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
Incapable of feeling tired o r exhausted
Options:
1) invincible
2) inflatable
3) indefatigable
4) inextricable
Co rrect Answer: indefatigable

QID : 01876 – In the following question, out of the fou r alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted fo r the given wo rds/sentence.
A new wo rd coined by an autho r.
Options:
1) novelty
2) innovation
3) neologism
4) inception
Co rrect Answer: neologism

QID : 01877 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
The enemies have destroyed the ‘Ajooba’ town.
Options:
1) The ‘Ajooba’ town was destroyed by the enemies.
2) The ‘Ajooba’ town had been destroyed by the enemies.
3) The ‘Ajooba’ town have been destroyed by the enemies.
4) The Ajooba town has been destroyed by the enemies.
Co rrect Answer: The Ajooba town has been destroyed by the enemies.

QID : 01878 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Rohit had written an essay on ‘Pollution’.
Options:
1) An essay on ‘Pollution’ was written by Rohit.
2) An essay on ‘Pollution’ had been written by Rohit.
3) An essay on ‘Pollution’ wrote Rohit.
4) An essay on ‘Pollution’ have been written by Rohit.
Co rrect Answer: An essay on ‘Pollution’ had been written by Rohit.

QID : 01879 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
He had already to rn the pages of the book.
Options:
1) The pages of the book has already been torn by him.
2) The pages of the book have already been torn by him.
3) The pages of the book had already been torn by him.
4) The pages of the book had already torn by him.
Co rrect Answer: The pages of the book had already been to rn by him.

QID : 01880 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
This wo rd cannot be uttered by a sane man.
Options:
1) A sane man did not utter this word.
2) A sane man will not utter this word.
3) A sane man cannot utter the word.
4) A sane man cannot utter this word.
Co rrect Answer: A sane man cannot utter this wo rd.

QID : 01881 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
The national anthem is being sung by Jason.
Options:
1) Jason was singing the national anthem.
2) Jason is singing the national anthem.
3) Jason sings the national anthem.
4) Jason has sung the national anthem.
Co rrect Answer: Jason is singing the national anthem.

QID : 01882 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Can he complete the job in th ree weeks?
Options:
1) Can he in three weeks complete the job ?
2) Can’t the job be completed by him in three weeks ?
3) Can the job be completed by him in three weeks ?
4) He cannot complete the job in three weeks ?
Co rrect Answer: Can the job be completed by him in th ree weeks ?

QID : 01883 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Grid failu re b rings five hund red trains to a halt.
Options:
1) Five hundred trains are being brought to a halt by grid failure.
2) Five hundred trains are brought to a halt by grid failure.
3) Five hundred trains were brought to a halt by grid failure.
4) Five hundred trains had been brought to a halt by grid failure.
Co rrect Answer: Five hund red trains are b rought to a halt by g rid failu re.

QID : 01884 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
The teacher was pleased with his recitation.
Options:
1) His recitation pleases the teacher.
2) His recitation pleased the teacher.
3) His recitation will please the teacher.
4) His recitation has pleased the teacher.
Co rrect Answer: His recitation pleased the teacher.
QID : 01885 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
We saw her singing at her wo rk.
Options:
1) Her singing was seen by us at her work.
2) Her singing was seen at her work by us.
3) She was seen being sung at her work by us.
4) She was seen singing at her work.
Co rrect Answer: She was seen singing at her wo rk.

QID : 01886 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
They will help us with money.
Options:
1) We will be helped by them with money.
2) We should be helped by them with money.
3) We must be helped by them with money.
4) We could be helped by them with money.
Co rrect Answer: We will be helped by them with money.

QID : 01887 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
I was asked my name.
Options:
1) My name was asked for.
2) They asked me my name.
3) They asked my name fom me.
4) My name was asked.
Co rrect Answer: They asked me my name.

QID : 01888 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Kamala was told the bad news as soon as she arrived.
Options:
1) Someone had told Kamala the bad news as soon as she arrived.
2) Some is telling Kamala the bad news as soon as she arrived.
3) Someone told Kamala the bad news as soon as she arrived.
4) Someone has told Kamala the bad news as soon as she arrived.
Co rrect Answer: Someone told Kamala the bad news as soon as she arrived.

QID : 01889 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
The girl’s death has opened a can of wo rms.
Options:
1) A can of worms is being opened by the girl’s death.
2) A can of worms has been opened by the girl’s death.
3) A can of worms are being opened by the girl’s death.
4) A can of worms were being opened by the girl’s death.
Co rrect Answer: A can of wo rms has been opened by the girl’s death.

QID : 01890 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
By that time tomo rrow, they would have completed the wo rk allotted to them.
Options:
1) By that time tomorrow, the work allotted to them would be completed by them.
2) By that time tomorrow, the work allotted to them would complete by them.
3) By that time tomorrow, the work allotted to them would be complete by them.
4) By that time tomorrow, the work allotted to them would have been completed by them.
Co rrect Answer: By that time tomo rrow, the wo rk allotted to them would have been completed by them.

QID : 01891 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
While I was on holiday, my camera was stolen from my hotel room.
Options:
1) While I was on holiday, somebody stole my camera from my hotel room.
2) While I was on holiday, my camera had been stolen from my hotel room.
3) While I was on holiday, they steal my camera from my hotel room.
4) While I was on holiday, they had stolen my camera from my hotel room.
Co rrect Answer: While I was on holiday, somebody stole my camera from my hotel room.

QID : 01892 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
By 1829, British goods wo rth seven cro re rupees were being expo rted to India by Britain.
Options:
1) India was exporting British goods worth seven crore rupees to Britain, by 1829.
2) By 1829, Britain exported British goods worth seven crore rupees to India.
3) By 1829, Britain was exporting British goods worth seven crore rupees to India.
4) Britain exported British goods to India worth seven crore rupees by 1829.
Co rrect Answer: By 1829, Britain was expo rting British goods wo rth seven cro re rupees to India.

QID : 01893 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Do all the necessary tests soon.
Options:
1) All the necessary tests may be done soon.
2) Let all the necessary tests be done soon.
3) Let all the necessary tests were done soon.
4) All the necessary tests have to be done soon.
Co rrect Answer: Let all the necessary tests be done soon.

QID : 01894 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
She had locked the doo r, befo re she left.
Options:
1) She locks the door, before she leaves.
2) She locked the door and left.
3) The door was locked by her, before she took leave.
4) The door had been locked by her, before she left.
Co rrect Answer: The doo r had been locked by her, befo re she left.

QID : 01895 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Bravery and loyalty were rewarded by the king.
Options:
1) Reward was given for bravery and loyalty.
2) The King rewarded bravery and loyalty.
3) The king gave a reward for a bravery and loyalty.
4) For loyalty and bravery it is said that the king gave reward.
Co rrect Answer: The King rewarded b ravery and loyalty.

QID : 01896 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
I remember them taking me to the zoo.
Options:
1) I remember having being taken to the zoo.
2) I remember to be taken to the zoo.
3) I remember being taken to the zoo.
4) I remember I was taken to the zoo.
Co rrect Answer: I remember being taken to the zoo.

QID : 01897 – In the following question, a sentence / a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
She insisted to go there, though her husband cautioned her on it.
Options:
1) on going
2) upon going
3) going
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: on going

QID : 01898 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
I started lending books from the lib rary.
Options:
1) borrowing
2) lending of
3) loan of
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: bo rrowing

QID : 01899 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
You will come to my party tomo rrow, will you ?
Options:
1) isn’t it ?
2) will not you ?
3) won’t you ?
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: won’t you ?

QID : 01900 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
There was a roll of d rums ?
Options:
1) role
2) droll
s3) troll
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: No imp rovement

QID : 01901 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Bacteria is the most common fo rm of life.
Options:
1) Bacteria are
2) Bacterium are
3) Bacteria was
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: Bacteria are

QID : 01902 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Everyone was moved with tears at his sad sto ry.
Options:
1) moved by
2) moved to
3) moved in
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: moved to

QID : 01903 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
He behaves as if he is the sup reme leader.
Options:
1) as he is
2) as if he were
3) as if he was
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: as if he were

QID : 01904 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
She stopped and said that she had fo rgotten taking the key from the keyhole.
Options:
1) forgot taking the key from
2) forgot to take the key off from
3) had forgotten to take the key from
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: had fo rgotten to take the key from

QID : 01905 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Beside cricket Rahul plays tennis as well.
Options:
1) Beside, Rahul plays cricket and tennis as well.
2) Besides cricket Rahul plays tennis as well.
3) Besides, Rahul plays cricket and tennis as well.
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: Besides cricket Rahul plays tennis as well.

QID : 01906 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Two of the biggest co rpo rate firms in the wo rld are Apple and IBM which both are in the computer business.
Options:
1) which are both
2) both of which are
3) which are
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: both of which are

QID : 01907 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
I’ve been to a few of his talks but understood little of what he has said.
Options:
1) little of what he said
2) a little of what he has said
3) little of what he has talked
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: little of what he said

QID : 01908 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
I welcome all the delegates on behalf of ABC co rpo ration.
Options:
1) on the account of
2) on the parts of
3) for
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: No imp rovement

QID : 01909 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Any of these two options could be the co rrect answer.
Options:
1) Either one of
2) Any two of
3) Either of
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: Either of

QID : 01910 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Several ministers have been expected to meet the people tomo rrow.
Options:
1) have been expectant
2) have been expecting
3) are expected
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: are expected

QID : 01911 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Looking fo rwards to meet you in Kochi.
Options:
1) to be meeting you
2) to meeting you
3) meeting with you
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: to meeting you

QID : 01912 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Rafeek introduced me to his friend who is both a scientist and a musician.
Options:
1) scientist-musician friend.
2) friend, who is a scientist as well as musician.
3) friend who is scientist and musician together.
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: No imp rovement

QID : 01913 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
The last census tells us that the population of Calcutta is g reater that any other town in India.
Options:
1) are greater than that of any other towns in India.
2) is greater than all other town in India.
3) is greater than that of any other town in India.
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: is g reater than that of any other town in India.

QID : 01914 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
My teacher fo rbade me to use mobile phone in the class.
Options:
1) forbade me not to use
2) forbid me not to use
3) forbade me using
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: No imp rovement

QID : 01915 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
From all accounts she is the best and honest student of the class.
Options:
1) she is the best and most honest student of the class.
2) the best and honest student of the class is she.
3) she is honest and best student of the class.
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: she is the best and most honest student of the class.

QID : 01916 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
Not only the robbers robbed the tou rist of his pu rse but they also wounded him g rievously.
Options:
1) Not only did the robbers robbed
2) Not only the robbers rob
3) Not only did the robbers rob
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: Not only did the robbers rob

QID : 01917 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
The meeting adjou rned ab ruptly by the chairperson after about an hou r of intense deliberation.
Options:
1) The meeting was adjourned abruptly.
2) The meeting was abruptly adjourned.
3) The meeting was adjourned abrupt.
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: The meeting was ab ruptly adjou rned.

QID : 01918 – In the following question, a sentence/a part of sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part
which may imp rove the sentence. Choose the co rrect alternative. In case no imp rovement is required, choose ” No Imp rovement” option.
How long were you learning English fo r ?
Options:
1) How long have been you learning English ?
2) How long have you been learning English ?
3) How long have you been learning English for ?
4) No improvement
Co rrect Answer: How long have you been learning English fo r ?

QID : 01919 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
Rakesh says,” Can you p repare a cup of tea fo r me, Sunita?”
Options:
1) Rakesh tells Sunita to prepare a cup of tea for him.
2) Rakesh tells Sunita if she could prepare a cup of tea for him.
3) Rakesh asked Sunita if she can prepare a cup of tea for him.
4) Rakesh asks Sunita if she can prepare a cup of tea for him.
Co rrect Answer: Rakesh asks Sunita if she can p repare a cup of tea fo r him.

QID : 01920 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The Prime Minister said at a meeting,” There is no need of a wo rking President fo r the party now.”
Options:
1) The Prime Minister told a meeting that there was no need of a working President for the party now.
2) The Prime Minister said at a meeting that there was no need of a working president for the party then.
3) The Prime Minister told a meeting that there was no need of a working President then.
4) The Prime Minister addressed a meeting that there was no need of a working President for the party then.
Co rrect Answer: The Prime Minister said at a meeting that there was no need of a wo rking p resident fo r the party then.

QID : 01921 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He said,” Be quiet and listen to my wo rds.”
Options:
1) He asked to be quiet and listen to his words.
2) He urged them to be quiet and listen to his words.
3) He said to them be quiet and listen to his words.
4) He told to listen to his words and be quiet.
Co rrect Answer: He u rged them to be quiet and listen to his wo rds.

QID : 01922 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
Anil said, ” Ali deserved the p rize.”
Options:
1) Anil says that Ali deserves the prize.
2) Anil said that Ali deserves the pirze.
3) Anil said that Ali has deserved the prize.
4) Anil said that Ali had deserved the prize.
Co rrect Answer: Anil said that Ali had deserved the p rize.

QID : 01923 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He said to me, ” May God bless You.”
Options:
1) He prayed so I would be blessed.
2) He prayed so that God will bless me.
3) He prays because I need blessing.
4) He prayed that God might bless me.
Co rrect Answer: He p rayed that God might bless me.

QID : 01924 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
I said to the old man, ” Don’t sit on that chair, it is b roken.”
Options:
1) I cautioned the old man against sitting on that chair as it was broken.
2) I cautioned the old man against sitting on that chair, it was broken.
3) I requested the old man not to sit on that chair because it is broken.
4) I asked the old man not to sit on the chair as it is broken.
Co rrect Answer: I cautioned the old man against sitting on that chair as it was b roken.

QID : 01925 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
“Well ,well,” He said. ” A strange man!”
Options:
1) A strange man said well well.
2) He said that well is a strange man.
3) He observed that he was a strange man.
4) He commented that the strange man was well.
Co rrect Answer: He observed that he was a strange man.

QID : 01926 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best
exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He said, ” I am coming tomo rrow.”
Options:
1) He told that he was coming tomorrow.
2) He said that he was coming tomorrow.
3) He told he come the next day.
4) he said that he was coming the next day.
Co rrect Answer: he said that he was coming the next day.

QID : 01927 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp ress the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He says,” The sun rises in the east.”
Options:
1) He said that the sun rose in the east.
2) He says that the sun has risen in the east.
3) He says that the sun rises in the east.
4) He said that the sun rises in the east.
Co rrect Answer: He says that the sun rises in the east.

QID : 01928 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He said, ” How I wish they would come!”
Options:
1) He exclaimed that he wished they would come.
2) He exclaimed hopefully that they would come.
3) He exclaimed that he would wish them to come.
4) He exclaimed how he wished they would come.
Co rrect Answer: He exclaimed hopefully that they would come.

QID : 01929 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp ress the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The teacher said to the child ren,” The sun always sets in the west.”
Options:
1) The teacher told the children that the Sun always sets in the west.
2) The teacher told that the Sun always sets in the west.
3) The teacher asked the children if the Sun sets in the west.
4) The teacher told the children that the Sun set in the west.
Co rrect Answer: The teacher told the child ren that the Sun always sets in the west.

QID : 01930 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The stranger said to the boy, ” Can you tell me the way to Raj Bhawan?”
Options:
1) The stranger said to the boy to point Raj Bhawan to him.
2) The stranger requested the boy to take him to Raj Bhawan.
3) The stranger requested the boy to show him Raj Bhawan.
4) The stranger asked the boy if he could tell him the way to Raj Bhawan.
Co rrect Answer: The stranger asked the boy if he could tell him the way to Raj Bhawan.

QID : 01931 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The teacher asked the students, ” Did the guide b ring you right up to top?”
Options:
1) The teacher enquired from the students whether the guide had conducted them right upto the top.
2) The teacher wanted to know whether the guide climbed with them right upto the top.
3) The teacher sought information from the students whether the guide brought them right upto the top.
4) The teacher asked the students whether the guide took them right upto the top.
Co rrect Answer: The teacher enquired from the students whether the guide had conducted them right upto the top.

QID : 01932 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
” By God! I have not cheated,” said the boy.
Options:
1) The boy said he will not cheat.
2) The boy exclaimed by God of not cheating.
3) In the name of God I have not cheated.
4) The boy swore that he had not cheated .
Co rrect Answer: The boy swo re that he had not cheated .

QID : 01933 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
“Why don’t you see a docto r?” said Mrs. Lal to Nina.
Options:
1) Mrs. Lal asked Nina why she could’t see a doctor.
2) Mis. Lal demanded why Nina did’t see her doctor.
3) Mrs. Lal advised Nina to see a doctor.
4) Mrs. Lal advised that Nina to see her doctor.
Co rrect Answer: Mrs. Lal advised Nina to see a docto r.

QID : 01934 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
She said, ” My sister was here ten days ago, but she in not here now.”
Options:
1) She said that her sister was here ten days ago, but she was not there then.
2) She said that her sister had been there ten days before but she was not there then.
3) She told that her sister had been there ten days before, but she has not been there then.
4) She informed that her sister was there ten days before but she was not there then.
Co rrect Answer: She said that her sister had been there ten days befo re but she was not there then.

QID : 01935 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He said, ” Let it rain ever so hard, I shall go.”
Options:
1) He said that he would go however hard it might rain.
2) He said that he would go ever if it rains very hard.
3) He suggested that he should go, let it rain very hard.
4) He was determined to go even if it rained so hard.
Co rrect Answer: He said that he would go however hard it might rain.

QID : 01936 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
“Who are you? Where have you come from?” said the little boy to him.
Options:
1) The little boy exclaimed who he was and asked where he had come from.
2) The little boy asked him who he was and that where he had come from.
3) The little boy enquired of him who he was and where he come from.
4) The little boy enquired of him who he was and where he had come from.
Co rrect Answer: The little boy enquired of him who he was and where he had come from.

QID : 01937 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The teacher said to his students, ” Health is wealth, whatever you may say.”
Options:
1) The teacher told his students that health was wealth, whatever they might say.
2) The teacher exclaimed to his students that health is wealth whatever they might tell.
3) The teacher assured his students that health was weath whetever they might say.
4) The teacher told his students that health is wealth whatever they might say.
Co rrect Answer: The teacher told his students that health is wealth whatever they might say.

QID : 01938 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
The child said, “What a beautiful sight!”
Options:
1) The child said that it was to be a beautiful sight.
2) The child exclaimed that it was a beautiful sight.
3) The child said that it had been a beautiful sight.
4) The child exclaimed that it has to be a beautiful sight.
Co rrect Answer: The child exclaimed that it was a beautiful sight.

QID : 01939 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
Mohan will say, ” I want two persons to assists me.”
Options:
1) Mohan will say that he will want two persons to assist him.
2) Mohan says that he will want two persons to assist him.
3) Mohan will say that two persons want to assist him.
4) Mohan will say that he wants two persons to assist him.
Co rrect Answer: Mohan will say that he wants two persons to assist him.

QID : 01940 – In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the fou r alternatives suggested, select
the one which best exp resses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
He said, “Why did you give up you r job?”
Options:
1) He asked her why she had given up her job.
2) He asked her why you gave up the job.
3) He demand to know why she gave up job.
4) He requested her why she gave up the job.
Co rrect Answer: He asked her why she had given up her job.

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