English Comprehension: Sample Questions

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ENGLISH COMPREHENSION: Sample Questions
All questions are Multiple-Choice Questions with only one option as the correct answer. Choice-Questions answer In the following question select the word which is OPPOSITE in the meaning of the given word. Q1. INDISCREET a. b. c. d. reliable honest prudent stupid

Q2. SOLICITUDE a. b. c. d. insouciance ingenuity propriety austerity

Q3. In the sentence there is a bold word or phrase One of the words or phrases given in phrase. the options conveys almost the same meaning as the bold word or phrase in the sentence sentence. Select that option which is nearest in meaning meaning. It is preposterous on your part to look for a job without first completing your education education. a. b. c. d. e. Wise Imperative Advisable Most admirable Very absurd

In the following questiones, fill in the blank space space. Q4. The success that he has gained, though striking enough, does not, however, commensurate . . . . the efforts made by him. a. b. c. d. About From With Beside

e. Over Q5. Vinod took his meals after he . . . . a. b. c. d. e. Had completed his work Had been completing his work Was completing his work Had been completed his work Had got completed his work

In the following questions, select the word or phrase that is similar in meaning to the given word. Q6. Nonchalance a. b. c. d. e. Neutrality Indifference All-knowing Ignorance Untimeliness

Q7. Conceal a. b. c. d. Hide Seal Ceiling Horrifying

Q8. Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it The error, it. if any, will be in one part of the sentence The letter of that part is the answer. If there is sentence. answer no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore - the errors of punctuation,if any) (A) The whole thing moves/ (B) around the concept of building a small dynamic/(C) organisation into a larger one. /(D) No error error. a. b. c. d. (A) (B) (C ) (D)

Q9. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised Alternatives to the italicised part is italicised. ives given which may improve the sentence Choose the correct alternative. In case no sentence. improvement is needed. Option 'D' is the answer answer. She gave most of her time to music music.

a. b. c. d.

spent lent devoted No improvement

Q10. The given sentences when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph Each paragraph. sentence is labelled with a number Choose the most logical order of sentences from among number. the four given choices to construct a coherent paragraph paragraph. 1. He was so busy with them that he did not get time to eat 2. Thousands of people came to th eat. him and asked different types of questions 3. No one cared to see that he had his food or rest questions. that night. 4. Swami Vivekanand once stayed in a small village village. a. b. c. d. 2341 3214 4213 4231

Answer the question based on the given passage Management is a set of processes that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running smoothly. The most important aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organising, staffing, controlling, and problem ising, problem-solving. Leadership is a set of processes that creates organisations in the first place or adapts them to significantly changing circumstances circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that vision, and inspires with them to make it happen despite the obstacles This distinction is absolutely crucial for our obstacles. purposes here: Successful transformation is 70 to 90 per cent leadership and only 10 to 30 percent management. Yet for historical reasons, many organisations today don't have much reasons, leadership. And almost everyone thinks about the problem here as one of managing change For change. most of this country, as we created thousands and thousands of large organisations for the first time in human history, we didn't have enough good managers to keep all those bureaucracies istory, functioning....
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