Most commonly asked English Questions in all competitive Exams (Practice set 7)

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Q1:
_________ pompous he was an entertaining person.

A) Though B) Never
C) Despite D) Before

Q2:
Lover of nature is called

A) Autophile B) Green panther
C) Dendrophile D) Petrichor

Q3:
Tether is most similar in meaning to

A) Cord B) Unleash
C) Remove D) None of the above

Q4:
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

Q5:
At work, I am quite reserved. What does it mean?

A) feel shy B) timid
C) not talkative D) All of the above

Q6:
A person who loves everybody

A) Humanist B) Cosmopolitan
C) Fatalist D) Altruist

Q7:
A drawing on transparent paper is

A) Blueprint B) Negative
C) Transparency D) Red print

Q8:
one word substitute
A person who insists on something - 

A) Stickler B) Boaster
C) Disciplinarian D) Instantaneous

Q9:
Iteration is most similar in meaning to

A) Looping B) Starting
C) Ending D) None of the above

Q10:
A person who writes books is called

A) Anthropologist B) Archeologist
C) Author D) Dendrologist

 

ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATION

 

Answer1: A) Though
Explanation:

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
Explanation:

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
Explanation:

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
Explanation:

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
Explanation:

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
Explanation:

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
Explanation:
The one-word substitute for 'a drawing on transparent paper' is Transparency.

Answer8: A) Stickler

Answer9: A) Looping
Explanation:

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
Explanation:

A person who writes books, stories, or articles is called an author.

 

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