SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 12


100 Questions MCQ Test SSC CGL Tier 1 - Mock Test Series 2017 | SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 12


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QUESTION: 1

Directions (Q. Nos. 1-3) : Select the related letters/ word/number/figure from the given alternatives.

321 : 1 : : 432 : ?

Solution:

(First digit x last digit) – Middle digit.

QUESTION: 2

Antiseptic : Germs :: Antidote : ?

Solution:

First counters the effect of the second.

QUESTION: 3

RIVER : EIRRV : : ISLAND : ?

Solution:

Vowel is in increasing order and other
are constant.

QUESTION: 4

Directions (Q. Nos. 4-6) : Find the odd word/letters/ numbers/figure from the given responses.

Solution:

QUESTION: 5

Find the odd word/letters/ numbers/figure from the given responses.

Solution:

QUESTION: 6

Find the odd word/letters/ umbers/figure from the given responses.

Solution:

Except Moon, all are planets

QUESTION: 7

In a class of 60 students, Manoj is 10th from above and Anoop is 35th from below. Sonu is 10th place ahead of Anoop. If some students, exactly in between Manoj and Sonu, fail in the exam, then how many students passed the exam.

Solution:
QUESTION: 8

Directions (Q. Nos. 8-9) : Find the missing number/letters from the given responses.

5, 25, 7, ? , 9, 19

Solution:

QUESTION: 9

Find the missing number/letters from the given responses

980, 392, 156.8, ?, 25.088, 10.0352

Solution:

QUESTION: 10

Neelu, who is Deepak’s daughter, says to Deepika, “your mother Rekha is the younger sister of my father who is the third child of Ram.” How is Ram related to Deepika. 

Solution:

QUESTION: 11

If R means x, D means ÷, A means + and S means –, then the value of 95 D 19 R 11 S 28 A 17 is -

Solution:

95 ÷ 19 x 11 – 28 + 17
= 5 x 11 – 28 + 17
= 55 – 28 + 17
= 72 – 28
= 44

QUESTION: 12

P, Q, R, S, T, V, W and Z are sitting around a circular table facing the centre but not necessarily in the same order. S is third to the right of P. P is second to the right of V. R is second to the left of V and third to the right of Q. W is not sitting adjacent to V. Z is second to the right of T. Who is sitting to the next right to R. 

Solution:

QUESTION: 13

Arrange are following words as per order in the dictionary.

1. Euphoria
2. Happiness
3. Ambivalence
4. Ecstasy
5. Pleasure

Solution:

QUESTION: 14

Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it.

a_cc_bab_cab_bc_abab

Solution:

QUESTION: 15

All the surfaces of a cube of 4 cm are painted red and it is cut in small cubes of 1 cm. How many cubes will not have any of their surfaces painted.

Solution:

Number of cube without painted
(n – 2)3 = (4 – 2)3
= 23 = 8

QUESTION: 16

D walks 30 metres towards south then turns left and walks 20 metres. Again he turns right and walks 30 metres and then turns right and stops. After stopping, in which direction is he facing.

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

If 684 = 132, and 970 = 546, then 478 + 609 = ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 18

In a certain code language MUNICIPALITY is written as INMUAPCIYTLI. In the same code JUDICIAL will be written as -

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

Some statements are given, followed by some conclusions. You have to consider the statements to be true, even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any follow from the given statements. Indicate your answer

Statements : 
I. All sweets are fruits
II. No fruit is pencil
III. Some pencils are glasses

Conclusions :
I. Some glasses are sweets
II. Some pencils are sweets
III. No glass is sweet

Solution:

QUESTION: 20

From the given alternatives select the word which cannot be formed using the letters the given word.

TRANSLATION

Solution:

TRANSMIT

QUESTION: 21

Which of the following diagrams represents correct relationship among Stationery, Pencils, Potatoes? 

Solution:
QUESTION: 22

How many rectangles are there in the following figure.

 

Solution:

The figure may be labelled as shown.

The simplest rectangles are ABQP, PQNO, BCDN, NDEM, MEFL, LFJK, FGHR and RHIJ i.e. 8 in number. The rectangles composed of two components each are ABNO, BCEM, NDFL, MEJK and FGIJ i.e. 5 in number. The rectangles composed of three components each are ACDO, BCFL, NDJK and LGIK i.e. 4 in number. There is only one rectangle i.e. BCJK composed of four components. So Total number of rectangles in the figure = 8 + 5 + 4 + 1 = 18

QUESTION: 23

A piece of paper is folded and punched as shown below. From the given responeses indiacate how it will appear when opened. 

Question Figures

Answer Figures

   (a)               (b)           (c)            (d)

Solution:
QUESTION: 24

The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of alphabets as in two matrices given below. The columns and rows of Matrix I are numbered from 0 to 4 and that of Matrix II are numbered from 5 to 9. A letter from these matrices can be represented first by its row and next by its column, e.g., 'R' can be represented by 13, 22 etc. and 'B' can be represented by 67, 76, etc. and 'P' can be represented by 67, 76, etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word MEN

         MATRIX I                       MATRIX II


Solution:

M ⇒ 56, 68, 75, 87, 99
E ⇒  00, 12, 24, 31, 43
N ⇒  57, 69, 76, 88, 95

QUESTION: 25

Unscramble these letters to make a ____

Solution:

River (KAVERI)

QUESTION: 26

Solids which conduct electricity at higher temperature but not at lower temperature are called....

Solution:

Semiconductors are insulators at low temperatures and reasonably good conductors at higher temperatures. As temperature increases, the semiconductor material becomes a better and better conductor.

QUESTION: 27

An organization’s profitability depends on 

Solution:

Profitability, as a fundamental goal of each profit oriented organizati on, depends on an elaborated strategy to provide a real value for customers. One of the determinants of the profitability of an organization is the quality of data processed. However, the speed of processing the data is also important as speedy delivery is also a key determinant. For example, outsourcing increases profitability and it also helps companies in saving for the cost of labour.

QUESTION: 28

The process of photosynthesis involves conversion

Solution:

Photosynthesis is the process by which light energy is converted into chemical energy by organisms. Carbon dioxide and water are the raw materials of thi s process. The light energy comes from the sun and its end products are oxygen and glucose.

QUESTION: 29

The antiseptic compound present in Dettol is 

Solution:

The active ingredient in Dettol that confers its antiseptic property is chloroxylenol (C8H9ClO), an aromatic chemical compound. Chloroxyenol comprises 4.8% of Dettol’s total mixture, with the rest composed of pine oil, isopropanol, castor oil soap, caramel and water.

QUESTION: 30

Ice glacier’s melting is a common phenomenon linked to the rise in seawater level. The glaciers are predominantly present in

Solution:

One of today’s prevalent water issues is the rise in sea level. It is mainly caused by two phenomena: global warming and ozone depletion. Polar ice caps in Antarctica and other places are melting fast. This has led to increase in sea level over the years.

QUESTION: 31

The civilian Airport of highest altitude is in 

Solution:

Daocheng Yading Airport in southwest China’s Sichuan Province is the world’s highest-altitude civilian airport. It is located at a height of 4,411 meters above sea level.

QUESTION: 32

Air quality depicting PM 2.5 is more hazardous to

Solution:

Fine particles known as PM10 and PM2.5 can penet rate deep into the lungs, creating health problems. People with heart or lung diseases, older adults, and children are most likely to have problems because of contact with particle pollution. Short-term exposure to PM among pregnant women has been associated with prematurity and growth retardation.

QUESTION: 33

Piped Natural Gas (PNG) is used for

Solution:

PNG is mainly methane – CH4 with a small percentage of other higher hydrocarbons. The ratio of carbon to hydrogen is least in methane and hence it burns almost completely making it the cleanest fuel. Domestic PNG customers, also known as Residential customers, use gas for cooking purpose and also for heating water through gas geysers.

QUESTION: 34

Rowlatt Act 1919 was enacted during the period of 

Solution:

The Rowlatt Act was passed by the Imperial Legislative Council in London on 10 March 1919, indefinitely extending “emergency measures” enacted during the First World War in order to control public unrest and root out conspiracy. Lord Chelmsford (1916 to 1921) was the Viceroy of India then.

QUESTION: 35

Which of the following is an essential element of the state

Solution:

The state has four essential elements: population, territory, government and sovereignty. Absence of any of these elements denies to it the status of statehood.

QUESTION: 36

Which of the following tribes is associated with the “Tana Bhagat” movement

Solution:

Just like the Birsa’s religious movement among the Mundas, a similar religious movement gained among the Oraon known as Tana Bhagat. The movement was apparently initiated in 1914 by a young Oraon tribesman known as Jatra Oraon.

QUESTION: 37

Which hill station is called as the ‘Queen of the Satpuras’

Solution:

Panchmarhi, a beautiful hill station in the Satpura range, is known as Queen of Satpura because of its mystic beauty. It is a known destination for Bollywood film shootings.

QUESTION: 38

The fasting blood glucose level in adults in mg/100 ml is

Solution:

The normal range of concentration of fasting blood sugar is 80 to 120 mg/ml; in the testing of true blood sugar, the normal range of concentration is 70 to 100 mg/ml. So normal glucose levels fall between 70 and 150 mg. Higher levels may indicate diseases such as diabetes mellitus.

QUESTION: 39

In radio-communication, the signals emitted by transmitting antenna are reflected on

Solution:

The lower atmosphere is more or less transparent to radio waves. However, the ionosphere reflects back the radio waves. Thus, a signal emitted by an antenna from a certain place can be received at another place on the surface of Earth in the following two ways: ground wave propagation and sky wave propagation.

QUESTION: 40

Akbar held his religious discussion in

Solution:

The Ibadat Khana was a meeting house built in 1575 A.D. by Akbar at Fatehpur Sikri to gather spiritual leaders of different religious grounds so as to conduct a discussion on the teachings of the respective religious leaders. It literally meant ‘House of Worship.’

QUESTION: 41

The Earliest Settlements of Aryan tribes were at 

Solution:

The region where the Aryans settled in India around 1500 B.C. was called Sapta Sindhu (Seven Rivers), also referred to as the Brahmavarta. They spread to Indo-Gangetic plains in the later Vedic Period and this region came to be known as Aryavarta (1000 BC to 600 BC).

QUESTION: 42

The plant from which cocoa and chocolate are obtained is a

Solution:

Chocolate production starts with harvesting cocoa in a forest. Cocoa comes from tropical evergreen Cocoa trees, such as Theobroma Cocoa which are small trees. These trees live in the understory of tropical forests and require other, taller trees to shelter them from wind and sun.

QUESTION: 43

Foramen Magnum is an aperture found in the 

Solution:

The foramen magnum (“great hole”) is a large opening in the occipital bone of the cranium. It is one of the circular apertures in the base of the skull (the foramina), through which the spinal cord (an extension of the medulla oblongata) enters and exits the skull vault.

QUESTION: 44

‘Kelp’ is

Solution:

Kelps are large seaweeds (algae) belonging to the brown algae in the order Laminariales. Because of its high concentration of iodine, kelp has been used to treat goiter, an enlargement of the thyroid gland caused by a lack of iodine.

QUESTION: 45

Which application in Microsoft Office is feasible for preparing presentations

Solution:

Microsoft PowerPoint is a slide show presentation program developed by Microsoft. It was officially launched on May 22, 1990, as a part of the Microsoft Office suite

QUESTION: 46

The metal used for making aircrafts and rocket is

Solution:

Nickel-based super alloys are an unusual class of metallic materials with an exceptional combination of high temperature strength, toughness, and resistance to degradation in corrosive or oxidizing environment. These materials are widely used in aircraft and power generation turbines, rocket engines, etc.

QUESTION: 47

Which vein brings clean blood from the lungs into the heart

Solution:

The pulmonary veins are a set of veins that deliver clean oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart. It brings oxygen-rich blood to the left atrium Systemic veins deliver deoxygenated blood to the heart.

QUESTION: 48

Average propensity to consume is defined as 

Solution:

In economics, the average propensity to consume (APC) is defined as the ratio of aggregate or total consumption to aggregate income in a given period of time. Thus, the value of average propensity to consume, for any income level, may be found by dividing consumption by income.

QUESTION: 49

Which one of the following is the specific feature of the single member constituency system

Solution:

The single member constituency system allows a single representative in a legislative body rather than two or more. Because single-member districts are used in conjunction with plurality or majority voting rules, they are also said to foster strong and stable government.

QUESTION: 50

Which Indian cricketer has been conferred Arjuna Awards for year 2016

Solution:

Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma have been conferred with the coveted Arjuna Award for year 2016 and 2015 at a function held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. Earlier, both the players could not receive the Arjuna Awards from the President of India, as they were participating in international tournaments.

QUESTION: 51

Find the quotient when 1012 – 1 divided by 111 

Solution:

QUESTION: 52

A reduction of 10% in the price of an apple enable a man to buy 10 apples more for Rs. 54. The reduced price of apples per dozen is 

Solution:

Due to reduction, he will save 

QUESTION: 53

A car and a jeep were sold for Rs. 240000 each. The car was sold at a loss of 20% while the jeep a

Solution:

According to question, 

QUESTION: 54

A loss of 20% is incurred when 6 articles are sold for a rupee. To gain 20% how many articles should be sold for a rupee ?

Solution:

Articles should be sold Rs. 1 to gain 20%
is =4 

QUESTION: 55

If the simple interest on a certain sum of money for 15 months at % per annum exceeds the simple interest on the same sum for 8 months at % per annum by Rs. 32.50, then the sum of money (in Rs.) is :

Solution:

QUESTION: 56

If the amount is  times times the sum after 3 years at compound interest compounded annually, then the rate of interest per annum is :

Solution:

Let the principal =  8 units 

QUESTION: 57

Three vessels whose capacities are in the ratio of 3:2:1 are completely filled with milk mixed with water. The ratio of milk and water in the mixture of vessels are 5:2, 4:1 and 4:1 respectively. Taking 1/3 of first, 1/2 of second and 1/7 of third mixtures, a new mixture kept in a new vessel is prepared. The percentage of water in the new mixture is

Solution:

Capacities of Vessels=3:2:1 

 

QUESTION: 58

The ratio of the first and second class train fares between two stations is 3:1 and that of the numbers of passengers traveling between the two stations by first and second classes is 1:50. If on a particular day Rs. 1325 are collected from passengers travelling between the two stations. Then the amount collected from the second class passengers is

Solution:

Ist Class IInd Class

Amount collected from IInd class = 50x
So 25×50 = Rs. 1250

QUESTION: 59

A can do 1/2 of a piece of work in 5 days, B can do 3/5 of the same work in 9 days and C can do 2/3 of that work in 8 days. In how many days can three of them together do the work ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 60

4 mat-weavers can weave 4 mats in 4 days. At the same rate how many mats would be woven by 8 matweavers in 8 days ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 61

A cistern has two pipes. One can fill it with water in 8 hours and other can empty it in 5 hours. In how many hours will the cistern be emptied if both the pipes are opened together when 3/4 of the cistern is already full of water ?

Solution:

If both pipes are open, then total units/ hr empty the tank (A - B) = 5 - 8= -3 units
According to questions,

QUESTION: 62

A man standing on a platform finds that a train takes 3 seconds to pass him and another train of the same length moving in the opposite direction, takes 4 seconds. The time taken by the trains to pass each other will be

Solution:

Let the length of both of trains=l metre
(equal)
speed of first train=s1 m/s
and another's speed=s2 m/s

Crossing time in opposite direction to
each other.

= 24/7 sec =  seconds

QUESTION: 63

If x + y = 2z then the value of 

Solution:

x + y = 2z
x - z = z - y

QUESTION: 64

Two circles having radii r units intersect each other in such a way that each of them passes through the centre of the other. Then the length of their common chord is

Solution:

According to question 

QUESTION: 65

PS is a diameter of a circle of radius 6 cm. In the diameter PS, Q and R are two points such that PQ, QR, RS are all equal. Semicircles are drawn on PQ and QS as diameter (as shown in the fig.). The perimeter of shaded portion is:

Solution:

Perimeter of semicircle whose diameter
is QS (QS = 8 cm)



Perimeter of semicircle whose diameter
is PQ (PQ = 4 cm)

Perimeter of semicircle whose diameter
is PS (PS=12 cm)

Adding (i), (ii) and (iii)
Perimeter of shaded portion in given
figure 

QUESTION: 66

The batting average for 30 innings of a cricket player is 40 runs. His highest score exceeds his lowest score by 100 runs. If these two innings are not included, the average of the remaining 28 innings is 38 runs. The lowest score of the players is : 

Solution:

According to the question
Batting average of 30 innings is = 40 runs
Sum of runs to 30 innings is = 40×30 = 1200
let his highest score is = x
lowest score is = y
So x - y=100....(i) (Given)

If these two innings are not included
then the average of 28 innings is = 38
runs. Sum of runs to 28 innings is = 28×38 = 1064
So x + y = 1200 - 1064
x + y = 136........(ii)
Solve equation (i) and (ii)
x = 118
y = 18
The lowest score of the player is = 18 runs 

QUESTION: 67

If tan2 α =1+2tan2 α ( α, β are positive acute angles), then √2 cosα - cosβ is equal to 

Solution:

QUESTION: 68

From an aeroplane just over a river, trees on the opposite bank of the river are found to be 60º and 30º respectively. If the breadth of the river is 400 metres, then the height of the aeroplane above the river at that instant is (Assume √3  = 1.732 )

Solution:

 

QUESTION: 69

The inner-radius of a triangle is 6 cm, and the sum of the lengths of its sides is 50 cm. The area of the triangle (in sq. cm) is

Solution:

QUESTION: 70

The area of the curved surface and the area of the base of a right circular cylinder are a square cm and b square cm respectively. The height of the cylinder is 

Solution:

Let the height of the cylinder be 'h' cm
and the radius be r cm 

QUESTION: 71

Directions (71-75) : Study bar diagram and answer the questions.

Total number of bys and girls in five different departments of a college

  

 

Q. The percentage of the girls from Biology Department compared to the total number of girls from all the other Departments together is

Solution:

Girls in Biology = 300
Girls in all other departments = 140+180+260+220=800
So Required percentage = 300/800 x 100 = 37(1/2)%     

QUESTION: 72

 

Q. The difference between the total number of boys and the total number of girls from all the departments together is

Solution:

Total number of boys = 60+220+100+160+120=660
Total number of girls=1100
Required difference=1100 - 660 = 440

QUESTION: 73

 

Q. The average number of boys from all the departments together is

Solution:

Average number of boys = 660/5 = 132   

QUESTION: 74

 

Q. The percentage of the boys from Biology Department compared to the total number of boys from all the Departments together is

Solution:

Boys in Biology = 220 

QUESTION: 75

 

Q. The respective ratio of number of girls from Philosophy Department to the number of girls from Psychology Department is

Solution:

Required ratio=140:220 ⇒ 7:11 

QUESTION: 76

Directions (76-78): In the following three questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select options “No Error”.

Do not write him of / as I feel he still has the fire / smouldering in him.

Solution:

use "write him off" in place of "write him of"

QUESTION: 77

One major reason / for the popularity of television / is that most people like to stay at home.

Solution:

use "most of people" in place "most people"

QUESTION: 78

It is to certify that he has / won the essay writing competition organised / by the Department of Arts andCulture.

Solution:
QUESTION: 79

Directions (79-83): You have a passage with five questions following. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives. 

PASSAGE – I

A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. A library's collection can include books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, films, maps, e-books and other formats. Libraries range in size from a few shelves of books to several million items.

A library is organized for use and is maintained by a public body, an institution, a corporation, or a private individual. Public and institutional collections and services may be intended for use by people who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research. In addition to providing materials, libraries also provide the services of librarians who are experts at finding and organizing information and at interpreting information needs. Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration. Libraries are extending services beyond the physical walls of a building by providing material accessible by electronic means.

 

Q. In the passage a library has been defined as_____.   

Solution:
QUESTION: 80

A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. A library's collection can include books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, films, maps, e-books and other formats. Libraries range in size from a few shelves of books to several million items.

A library is organized for use and is maintained by a public body, an institution, a corporation, or a private individual. Public and institutional collections and services may be intended for use by people who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research. In addition to providing materials, libraries also provide the services of librarians who are experts at finding and organizing information and at interpreting information needs. Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration. Libraries are extending services beyond the physical walls of a building by providing material accessible by electronic means.

 

Q. Who maintains a library ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 81

A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. A library's collection can include books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, films, maps, e-books and other formats. Libraries range in size from a few shelves of books to several million items.

A library is organized for use and is maintained by a public body, an institution, a corporation, or a private individual. Public and institutional collections and services may be intended for use by people who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research. In addition to providing materials, libraries also provide the services of librarians who are experts at finding and organizing information and at interpreting information needs. Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration. Libraries are extending services beyond the physical walls of a building by providing material accessible by electronic means.

 

Q. In terms of ownership who can afford a library?

Solution:
QUESTION: 82

A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. A library's collection can include books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, films, maps, e-books and other formats. Libraries range in size from a few shelves of books to several million items.

A library is organized for use and is maintained by a public body, an institution, a corporation, or a private individual. Public and institutional collections and services may be intended for use by people who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research. In addition to providing materials, libraries also provide the services of librarians who are experts at finding and organizing information and at interpreting information needs. Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration. Libraries are extending services beyond the physical walls of a building by providing material accessible by electronic means.

 

Q. Libraries range in size from_____.

Solution:
QUESTION: 83

A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. A library's collection can include books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, films, maps, e-books and other formats. Libraries range in size from a few shelves of books to several million items.

A library is organized for use and is maintained by a public body, an institution, a corporation, or a private individual. Public and institutional collections and services may be intended for use by people who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research. In addition to providing materials, libraries also provide the services of librarians who are experts at finding and organizing information and at interpreting information needs. Libraries often provide quiet areas for studying, and they also offer common areas to facilitate group study and collaboration. Libraries are extending services beyond the physical walls of a building by providing material accessible by electronic means.

 

Q. What is the present status and function of libraries ?

Solution:
QUESTION: 84

Directions (84-86): In the following three questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Chose the correct alternative out of the four.

Steve had always hoped that his father would_____the property to him.  

Solution:

bequeath means to arrange for money or property to be given to somebody after your death

QUESTION: 85

Chose the correct alternative out of the four.

I have no_____riches.

Solution:

"desire for" is the correct answer.

QUESTION: 86

Chose the correct alternative out of the four.

A warm reception was_____him.

Solution:

use "accorded to"

QUESTION: 87

Directions (87): In the following one questions, out ofthe four alternatives, choose the one which best expressesthe meaning of the given word.

ANGUISHED

Solution:
QUESTION: 88

Directions (88): In the following one questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

EVANESCENT

Solution:
QUESTION: 89

Directions (89-91): In the following three questions,out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.  

A cinema show held in the afternoon.

Solution:
QUESTION: 90

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences

A handsome man

Solution:
QUESTION: 91

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences

A man who helps a stranger or a person in difficultiesis

Solution:
QUESTION: 92

Find the correctly or wrongly spelt word.

Solution:
QUESTION: 93

Directions (93-95): In the following three questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Shyam Prasad was "a chip off the old block."

Solution:
QUESTION: 94

Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

His recent statement is an about turn.

Solution:
QUESTION: 95

Choose the alternative which best xpresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Communicative English is the Achilles' heel for the job aspirants.

Solution:
QUESTION: 96

Directions (96-100): In the following five questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed select “No improvement” options.

His determination "was not shook" by what people said.

Solution:

use "was not shaken" in place of "was not shook"

QUESTION: 97

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

He said, "Let the show begins"

Solution:

correct option is "let the show begin"

QUESTION: 98

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

The museum's collection includes artefacts "dated back to" prehistoric times.

Solution:
QUESTION: 99

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

"Inspite of age he is my senior."

Solution:

"In respect of age, he is my senior" is the correct option

QUESTION: 100

Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

Hundreds of children "are deaf born every" year.

Solution:

correct format is "are born deaf every"