Most commonly asked English Questions in all competitive Exams (Practice set 7)
_________ pompous he was an entertaining person.
A) Though B) Never
C) Despite D) Before
Lover of nature is called
A) Autophile B) Green panther
C) Dendrophile D) Petrichor
Tether is most similar in meaning to
A) Cord B) Unleash
C) Remove D) None of the above
The following sentence contains which type of conjunction?
"She is not only a great singer but also an exceptional dancer."
A) Phrasal B) Subordinating
C) Correlative D) Coordinating
At work, I am quite reserved. What does it mean?
A) feel shy B) timid
C) not talkative D) All of the above
A person who loves everybody
A) Humanist B) Cosmopolitan
C) Fatalist D) Altruist
A drawing on transparent paper is
A) Blueprint B) Negative
C) Transparency D) Red print
one word substitute
A person who insists on something -
A) Stickler B) Boaster
C) Disciplinarian D) Instantaneous
Iteration is most similar in meaning to
A) Looping B) Starting
C) Ending D) None of the above
A person who writes books is called
A) Anthropologist B) Archeologist
C) Author D) Dendrologist
ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATION
Answer1: A) Though
From the given options, Though is the only word that gives a sense for the sentence. Hence, Though pompous he was an entertaining person.
Answer2: B) Green panther
Lover of nature is called nature lover or Green Panther.
Autophile is a person who loves being alone.
Dendrophile is a person who loves trees and forests.
Petrichor is an earthy smell that follows rainfall.
Answer3: A) Cord
Tether is a rope, chain, or the like, by which an animal is fastened to a fixed object so as to limit its range of movement.
The cord is rope-like to tie. Hence, the cord is most similar in meaning to tether.
Answer4: C) Correlative
A conjunction is a word that joins words, clauses, phrases, or sentences.
For example but, and, or, nor, yet for, so, although, since, because, unless, when, where, while, etc.
There are four types of conjunctions:
1. Subordinating Conjunction
2. Correlative Conjunction
3. Phrasal Conjunction
4. Coordinating Conjunction
In the given sentence, "She is not only a great singer but also an exceptional dancer" Not Only But Also is a type of Correlative conjunction.
Answer5: D) All of the above
The given sentence means that at working hours that person is reserved means he is very timid, feels shy or not talkative, or won't share his feelings.
Answer6: D) Altruist
One word substitute for A person who loves everybody is Altruist. Altruism is the belief that the well-being of others is equally, if not more, important than the well-being or survival of the self. Further, altruism involves selfless acts or undertakings that put the welfare of others before one's own.
Answer7: C) Transparency
The one-word substitute for 'a drawing on transparent paper' is Transparency.
Answer8: A) Stickler
Answer9: A) Looping
Iteration means doing something again and again, repeatedly,...
Hence, looping is a process of repeating a method and so it is similar in meaning to Iteration.
Answer10: C) Author
A person who writes books, stories, or articles is called an author.