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# SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 23

## 100 Questions MCQ Test SSC CGL Tier 1 - Mock Test Series 2017 | SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock Test - 23

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QUESTION: 1

### Directions (Q. Nos. 1-3) : In each of the following questions, select the related letter/word/number from the given alternatives. Yen : Japan : : ? : China

Solution:

Yen is the currency of Japan and Renminbi is the currency of China.

QUESTION: 2

### 749 : 2 : : 618 : ?

Solution:

749 ⇒ 74 ÷ 9 ⇒ Remainder = 2
618 ⇒ 61 ÷ 8 ⇒ Remainder = 5

QUESTION: 3

### MAD : JXA : : RUX : ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 4

Find the odd word/letter/number from the given alternatives.

Solution:

All except doctor required raw material to work.

QUESTION: 5

Find the odd word/letter/number from the given alternatives.

Solution:

We can’t find a vowel in VNYQ.

QUESTION: 6

Find the odd word/letter/number from the given alternatives.

Solution:

1261 = 97 x 13 (not a prime no.)
1581 = 93 x 17 (not a prime no.)
7331 = A prime no.
713 = 23 x 31 (not a prime no.)

QUESTION: 7

If MILITARY is coded as 1, 2, 3, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7. Then, how is LIMIT coded?

Solution:

As, M I L I T A R Y
then, L I M I T
3 2 1 2 4

QUESTION: 8

Arrange the following words as per order in the dictionary.

1. Command
2. Commit
3. Connect
4. Conceive
5. Conduct
6. Commerce

Solution:

1 → 6 →  2 →  4 →  5 →  3

QUESTION: 9

Shalini goes 30 km towards North from a fixed point. Then after turning to her right she goes 30 km. After this she goes 30 km again after turning to her right. How far and in which direction is she from the starting point.

Solution:

QUESTION: 10

If ‘–’ stands for ‘÷’, ‘+’ stands for ‘x’, ‘÷’ stands for ‘–’, ‘x’ stands for ‘+’; which one of the following is correct?

Solution:

10 + 5 – 5 ÷ 5 x 5 = 10 (given)
As per the given details, replacing the signs-
LHS = 10 x 5 ÷ 5 – 5 + 5
= 10 x 1 – 0
= 10 = RHS

QUESTION: 11

At the age of 4 years, Ganpat Rao got admitted in a school. He failed once in class 1, twice in class 2, thrice in class 3 and so on till ten times in tenth class. At what age he will pass matriculation exam?

Solution:

As he failed once in class 1, it means in 2 years after admission, he will pass class 1, after 3 years, class 2, after 4 years class 3. Similarly, after 11 years class 10. So, required no. of years to pass class 10 = 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + ….. + 11

So, at the age of 65 + 4 = 69 years, he will pass his matriculation.

QUESTION: 12

Four villages A, B, C and D lie in a straight line. D is 10 kms from B. A is exactly between D and C. The distance of CD is 2 kms more than distance of BD. How far is C from B?

Solution:

So, C is 2 kms away from B.

QUESTION: 13

The figure represents three classes of youth in a party. According to this, how many educated youth are poor?

Solution:

Number of educated poor youth=11+3 = 14

QUESTION: 14

(i) A and B can speak Tamil and Malayalam.
(ii) C and D can speak English and Hindi.
(iii) B and D can speak Malayalam and Hindi.
(iv) A and C can speak Tamil and English.

One who speaks English, Hindi and Tamil is?

Solution:

So, the person who can speak English, Hindi and Tamil is C.

QUESTION: 15

Which one of the given responses would be a meaningful order of the following?

1. Irrigate
2. Sow
3. Plough
4. Sell
5. Harvest

Solution:

QUESTION: 16

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

_cb_cab_baca_cba_ab

Solution:

QUESTION: 17

Directions (Q. Nos. 17-18) : In the following questions, a series is given with some terms missing. Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete.

B A F E J I P O ? ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 18

Choose the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete.

154, 158, 185, 201, 326, ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 19

Which number is wrong in the given series?

0, 4, 18, 48, 100, 180, 296, 448

Solution:

0, 4, 48, 100, 180, 296, 448
0 = 13– 12, 4 = 23– 22, 18 = 33– 32
48 = 43– 42, 100 = 53– 52, 180 = 63– 62,
73– 72 = 294
448 = 83– 82

QUESTION: 20

From the given alternatives, find the word which can’t be formed from the letters used in word MISAPPREHENSION?

Solution:

We can’t find three S of the word ‘SENSES’ in the given word ‘MISAPPREHENSION’.

QUESTION: 21

If 3 x 5 x 7 x 2 = 24 and 2 x 4 x 6 x 8 = 22, then 4 x 4 x 8 x 9 = ?

Solution:

As, (3 x 5) + (7 + 2) = 15 + 9 = 24
(2 x 4) + (6 + 8) = 8 + 14 = 22
then, (4 x 4) + (8 + 9) = 16 + 17 = 33

QUESTION: 22

Directions (Q. No. 22) : Two statements are given here which are followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the two 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.

Statements :
All sportsmen have good physique.
Some professionals are sportsmen.

Conclusions :
I. All professionals have good physique.
II. Some professionals with good physique are notsportsmen.

Solution:

QUESTION: 23

Find out the figure which best represents the relationship among Garden, Rose and Jasmine.

Solution:

QUESTION: 24

Find the number of triangles in the given figure.

Solution:

Simple triangles are AFB, FEB, EBC, DEC,
DFE and AFD i.e. 6 in number.
Triangles composed of two components
are AEB, FBC, DFC, ADE, DBE and ABD
i.e. 6 in number.
Triangles composed of three components
are ADC and ABC i.e. 2 in number.
There is only one triangle i.e. DBC which
is composed of four components.
Thus, there are 6 + 6 + 2 + 1 = 15 triangles
in the figure.

QUESTION: 25

A word is represented by only one set of numbers as given in any one of the alternatives. The sets of numbers given in the alternatives are represented by two classes of letters 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 presented first by its row and next by its column. E.g., ‘A’ can be represented by 01, 20 etc., and ‘D’ can be represented by 56, 65 etc. Similarly, you have to identify the set for the word ‘DEAR’.

Matrix I

Matrix II

Solution:
QUESTION: 26

Which of the following organizations provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War?

Solution:

Red Crescent Society is a worldwide humanitarian organization providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. It provided medical help to the Turkish troops in the Balkan War.

QUESTION: 27

How many delegates had attended the first session of the Indian National Congress in 1885?

Solution:

The first session of the Indian National Congress was held from 28-31 December, 1885 at Gokul Das Tejpal Sanskrit College, Bombay and was at tended by 72 delegates. Its president was Wyomesh Chandra Banerjee. Indian National Congress was formed during times of Governor General Lord Dufferin.

QUESTION: 28

Which of the following is the best criteria of purity of organic compound?

Solution:

Mixed melting point is considered the best criteria for purity of a substance. The purified sample is mixed with a small quantity of pure compound and melting point of mixture is determined. If melting point of mixture is same as that of the pure compound, the sample compound is pure, otherwise it requires further purification.

QUESTION: 29

The Coriolis force is maximum at ____.

Solution:

The Coriolis effect influences the paths of moving objects on Earth and is caused by Earth’s rotation. Because Earth’s surface rotates at different velocities at different latitudes, objects in motion tend to veer to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere. The Coriolis effect is nonexistent at the equator but increases with latitude, reaching maximum at the poles.

QUESTION: 30

Which of the following chemical is used for coating wooden material to prevent it from termites?

Solution:
QUESTION: 31

Which of the following gas is released produced on reaction of water with calcium carbide?

Solution:

Calcium carbide reacts with water to produce acetylene gas.
CaC2+ 2H2O → C2H2+ Ca (OH)2

QUESTION: 32

Chitrakoot waterfall is located on which river

Solution:
QUESTION: 33

Which of the following committee was appointed by the Government of India in 1986 to revitalize Panchayati Raj Institution for democracy and development?

Solution:

L.M. Singhvi Committee was formed by the government to study the Panchayati Raj. The Gram Sabha was considered the base of a decentralized democracy and PRIS viewed as institutions of selfgovernance which would actually facilitate the participation of the people in the process of planning and development. Its salient recommendations are as follows: Local self-government should be constitutionally recognized, protected and preserved by the inclusion of new chapter in the Constitutional non-involvement of political parties in Panchayat elections.

QUESTION: 34

The income tax in India is:

Solution:
QUESTION: 35

Plimsoll line is a reference line in a:

Solution:
QUESTION: 36

Which among the following rules had stamped the figure of Goddess Lakshmi on his coins and had his name inscribed in Nagari characters?

Solution:

Muhammad Ghori is known to have adopted the seated goddess Lakshmi on the coins of Gahadavalas for circulation in the Gahadavala territories. He got the figure of Goddess Lakshmi stamped on his coins and had his name inscribed in Devnagari Characters.

QUESTION: 37

Demand of commodity mainly depends upon-

Solution:
QUESTION: 38

Where is the headquarter of International Seabed Authority (ISA)?

Solution:

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is an inter-governmental body to organize, regulate and control all mineralrelated activities in the international seabed area beyond the limits of national jurisdiction, an area underlying most of the world’s oceans. The headquarters of ISA is located at Kingston, Jamaica.

QUESTION: 39

Historic Chandragiri fort is located in which of the following states

Solution:

The historic Chandragiri Fort was venue of the 545th birth anniversary of Vijayanagar emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya in February 2016. The fort is under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and is located at Chandragiri, Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. A fort with same name is also located in Kasaragod District of Kerala.

QUESTION: 40

Monazite is an ore of element -

Solution:
QUESTION: 41

Placenta is the structure formed:

Solution:
QUESTION: 42

Consider the following-

3. Supreme Court

From which of the above, the High Court has derived the appellate Jurisdiction

Solution:
QUESTION: 43

Consider the following statements:-

1. Deputy speaker and speaker may resign by writing to each other.
2. Attorney General and Solicitor General may resign by writing to each other.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Solution:

The second statement is incorrect. Attorney General holds the office during the pleasure of the president, while solicitor general is appointed and removed by central government.

QUESTION: 44

Article 19 of the Indian Constitution provides -

Solution:

Article 19 is the most important and key article which embodies the “basic freedoms”. Article 19 provides that all citizens shall have the right- (originally 7, now 6).

⇒ to freedom of speech and expression;
⇒ to assemble peacefully and without arms;
⇒ to form associations or unions;
⇒ to move freely throughout the territory of India;
⇒ to reside and settle in any part of the
territory of India.
⇒ omitted by 44th amendment act (it was
right to acquire, hold and dispose of
property)
⇒ to practice any profession, or to carry

QUESTION: 45

How many office of Reserve Bank of India are there

Solution:

The Reserve Bank of India has four zonal offices at Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. It has 19 regional offices and 10 sub-offices.

QUESTION: 46

In which of the following Russo-Persian war Russia was defeated?

Solution:

There was a series of 4 Russo-Persian wars in 1722-1723, 1796, 1804, 1826-1828 and in all of the wars Russia was victorious.

QUESTION: 47

Who among the following has suggested tax on expenditure?

Solution:
QUESTION: 48

Xerophthalmia is a deficiency disease caused by lack of:

Solution:

Xerophthalmia is a more serious eye disease caused by a lack of vitamin A, and can occur if night blindness is not treated. In xerophthalmia, the tear ducts do not produce enough tears, which lubricate the eye. This leads to the cornea (the clear part of the eye covering the pupil and iris) and conjunctiva (the clear covering to the white of the eye) becoming inflamed.

QUESTION: 49

In which state of India, the first evidence of Paleolithic site was discovered

Solution:

The first evidence of the Stone Age culture in India surfaced in Karnataka as early as in 1842 when Dr. Primrose discovered polished stone knives and arrow heads at Lingsugur in Raichur district of Karnataka.

QUESTION: 50

National Advisory Council was formed in-

Solution:

The National Advisory Council was set up on 4th June 2004 by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during the tenure of the first UPA government to implement the National Common Minimum Programme.

QUESTION: 51

If a man receives on one-fourth of his capital 3% interest, on two third 5% and on the remaining 11%, the percentage interest he receives on the whole is:

Solution:

Let the total capital=1200
According to the question,

QUESTION: 52

The marked price of an article is 50% above cost price. When marked price is increased by 20% and selling price is increased by 20% the profit doubles. If original marked price is Rs. 300, then original selling price is

Solution:

According to question,
Marked price = Rs. 300
As we know that
Marked price is 50% above the CP
⇒ Cost price = Rs. 200
Option (b)
Original selling price = Rs. 250

Profit = SP–CP = 250 – 200 = Rs. 50
Now SP increase 20%
New SP = Rs. 300
Profit = 300–200 = Rs. 100
Now profit become double Rs. 50 to Rs.   100

QUESTION: 53

The simple interest on a certain sum for 8 months at 4% per annum is Rs. 129 less than the simple interest on the same sum for 15 months at 5% per annum. The sum is:

Solution:

QUESTION: 54

Kamal took Rs. 6800 as a loan which along with interest is to be repaid in two equal annual installments. If the rate of interests is 1291/2) %, compounded annually, then the value of each installment is:

Solution:

QUESTION: 55

Two types of alloys possess gold and silver in the ratio of 7 : 22 and 21 : 37. In what ratio should these alloys be mixed so as to have a new alloy in which gold and silver would exist in the ratio 25 : 62 ?

Solution:

According to the question
By allegation

QUESTION: 56

If there is a reduction in the number of workers in a factory in the ratio 15 : 11 and an increment in their wage in the ratio 22 : 25, then the ratio by which the total wage of the workers should be decreased is-

Solution:

QUESTION: 57

4 men and 6 women complete a work in 8 days, 2 men and 9 women also complete in 8 days. The number of days in which 18 women complete the work is:

Solution:

QUESTION: 58

A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B in 30 days. They work together for 7 days and then both leave the work. Then C alone finishes the remaining work in 10 days. In how many days will C finish the full work ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 59

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 36 minutes and 45 minutes respectively. Another pipe C can empty the tank in 30 minutes. First A and B are opened. After 7 minutes, C is also opened. The tank is filled up in

Solution:

Capacity left = 180–63 = 117 units
Now C is opened it empties by 6 units/min.
So total units filled in tank is = (5 + 4) – 6 = 3 units/min. Now tank can be filled in = 117/3  = 39 min.

Tank is filled up in = 7+39 minutes = 46 min.

QUESTION: 60

A, B and C start at the same time in the same direction to run around a circular stadium. A completes a round in 252 seconds, B in 308 seconds and C in 198 seconds, all starting at the same point. After what time will they next meet at the starting point again ?

Solution:

Time taken by A = 252 sec=22×32×7
Time taken by B = 308 sec=22×7×11
Time taken by C = 198 sec=2×9×11
Together will meet at starting point = LCM
(252, 308, 198)
=22×32×7×11 sec.

QUESTION: 61

A number when divided by 5 leaves remainder 3. What is the remainder when the square of the same number is divided by 5 ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 62

The total number of integers between 200 and 400. Each of which either begins with 3 or ends with 3 or both is

Solution:

203, 213, 223, 233, 243, 253, 263, 273,
283, 293
⇒ Total 10
300 to 399
⇒ Total no of integers = 100
Total no. of integers=10+100=110

QUESTION: 63

If (3x–2y) : (2x+3y)=5 : 6, then one of the value of    is

Solution:

QUESTION: 64

ABCD is a quadrilateral inscribed in a circle with centre O. If  ∠COD = 120º and ∠BAC = 30º then ∠BCD is:

Solution:

According to question,
ABCD is cyclic quadrilateral with centre
'O'.

QUESTION: 65

In a circle of radius 17 cm, two parallel chords of length 30 cm and 16 cm are drawn. If both chords are on the same side of the centre. then the distance between the chords is

Solution:

According to question

QUESTION: 66

The mean high temperature of the first four days of a week is 25ºC whereas the mean of the last four days is 25.5ºC. If the mean of the whole week is 25.2ºC then the temperature of the 4th day is:

Solution:

According to question,
⇒ Total temperature of first four days
Mon+Tue+Wed+Thu=25×4=100º ....(i)
⇒  Total temperature of last four days
Thr+Fri+Sat+Sun=25.5×4=102º ....(ii)
⇒  Total temperature of week =25.2º × 7
=176.4º ....(iii)
After adding equation (i) + (ii)

Mon +Tue +Wed +2×Thu+Fri+Sat+Sun=
202º....(iv)
After subtracting equation (iv) – (iii)
202–176.4º=25.6ºC
⇒  Temperature of 4th day=25.6ºC

QUESTION: 67

If tan(2θ + 45º) = cot3θ, where (2θ + 45º) and 3θ are acute angles, then the value of θ is

Solution:

QUESTION: 68

Sum of two angle of a triangle is 135º and their difference is π/12. Find the greater angle.

Solution:

QUESTION: 69

Three circles of radii 4 cm, 6 cm and 8 cm touch each other pair wise externally. The area of the triangle formed by the line-segments joining the centres of the three circles is-

Solution:

QUESTION: 70

A rectangular paper sheet of dimentions 22 cm × 12 cm is folded in the form of a cylinder along its ength. What will be the volume of this cylinder? (Take π = 22/7)

Solution:

QUESTION: 71

Directions (71-75) : The following graph gives Sales, expense and Capital of a company for a period of five years 1994 to 1998. Read the graph and answer the following questions.

Q. What has been the simple average growth rate per annum of expense between 1994 and 1998 ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 72

Q. In which year was the Sales to Expense ratio is the lowest?

Solution:

Clearly, it was the lowest in 1996

QUESTION: 73

Q. What was the average per annum increase in sales (in Rs. cr.) from 1994 to 1998 ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 74

Q. In which year was the ratio of profit to capital the highest?

Solution:

QUESTION: 75

Q. In which year was the ratio of sales to capital the lowest ?

Solution:

QUESTION: 76

Directions (76-80): 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

The Wright brothers did not have to look far for ideas when building their airplane, they studied birds. The act of copying from nature to address a design problem is not new, but over the last decade the practice has moved from obscure scientific journals to the mainstream. The term 'biomimicry', popularized by American natural-sciences writer Janine Benyus in the late 1990s, refers to innovation that take their inspiration from flora and fauna. Biomimicry advocates argue that with 3.8 billion years of research and development, evolution has already solved many of the challenges humans now encounter. Although we often see nature as something we mine for resources, biomimicry views nature as a mentor. From all around the globe, there are countless instances where natural sources have serve as inspiration for inventions that promise to transform every sector of society. One such instance occurred in 1941 when Swiss engineer, George de Mestral was out hunting with his dog one day when he noticed sticky burrs, with their hundreds tiny hooks, had attached themselves to his pants and his dog's fur. These were his inspiration for Velcro.

Q. The airplane was inspired by

Solution:
QUESTION: 77

The Wright brothers did not have to look far for ideas when building their airplane, they studied birds. The act of copying from nature to address a design problem is not new, but over the last decade the practice has moved from obscure scientific journals to the mainstream. The term 'biomimicry', popularized by American natural-sciences writer Janine Benyus in the late 1990s, refers to innovation that take their inspiration from flora and fauna. Biomimicry advocates argue that with 3.8 billion years of research and development, evolution has already solved many of the challenges humans now encounter. Although we often see nature as something we mine for resources, biomimicry views nature as a mentor. From all around the globe, there are countless instances where natural sources have serve as inspiration for inventions that promise to transform every sector of society. One such instance occurred in 1941 when Swiss engineer, George de Mestral was out hunting with his dog one day when he noticed sticky burrs, with their hundreds tiny hooks, had attached themselves to his pants and his dog's fur. These were his inspiration for Velcro.

Q. Biomimicry refers to designs that

Solution:
QUESTION: 78

The Wright brothers did not have to look far for ideas when building their airplane, they studied birds. The act of copying from nature to address a design problem is not new, but over the last decade the practice has moved from obscure scientific journals to the mainstream. The term 'biomimicry', popularized by American natural-sciences writer Janine Benyus in the late 1990s, refers to innovation that take their inspiration from flora and fauna. Biomimicry advocates argue that with 3.8 billion years of research and development, evolution has already solved many of the challenges humans now encounter. Although we often see nature as something we mine for resources, biomimicry views nature as a mentor. From all around the globe, there are countless instances where natural sources have serve as inspiration for inventions that promise to transform every sector of society. One such instance occurred in 1941 when Swiss engineer, George de Mestral was out hunting with his dog one day when he noticed sticky burrs, with their hundreds tiny hooks, had attached themselves to his pants and his dog's fur. These were his inspiration for Velcro.

Q. Biomimicry views the natural world as a

Solution:
QUESTION: 79

The Wright brothers did not have to look far for ideas when building their airplane, they studied birds. The act of copying from nature to address a design problem is not new, but over the last decade the practice has moved from obscure scientific journals to the mainstream. The term 'biomimicry', popularized by American natural-sciences writer Janine Benyus in the late 1990s, refers to innovation that take their inspiration from flora and fauna. Biomimicry advocates argue that with 3.8 billion years of research and development, evolution has already solved many of the challenges humans now encounter. Although we often see nature as something we mine for resources, biomimicry views nature as a mentor. From all around the globe, there are countless instances where natural sources have serve as inspiration for inventions that promise to transform every sector of society. One such instance occurred in 1941 when Swiss engineer, George de Mestral was out hunting with his dog one day when he noticed sticky burrs, with their hundreds tiny hooks, had attached themselves to his pants and his dog's fur. These were his inspiration for Velcro.

Q. What has helped solve many of the challenges encountered by man?

Solution:
QUESTION: 80

The Wright brothers did not have to look far for ideas when building their airplane, they studied birds. The act of copying from nature to address a design problem is not new, but over the last decade the practice has moved from obscure scientific journals to the mainstream. The term 'biomimicry', popularized by American natural-sciences writer Janine Benyus in the late 1990s, refers to innovation that take their inspiration from flora and fauna. Biomimicry advocates argue that with 3.8 billion years of research and development, evolution has already solved many of the challenges humans now encounter. Although we often see nature as something we mine for resources, biomimicry views nature as a mentor. From all around the globe, there are countless instances where natural sources have serve as inspiration for inventions that promise to transform every sector of society. One such instance occurred in 1941 when Swiss engineer, George de Mestral was out hunting with his dog one day when he noticed sticky burrs, with their hundreds tiny hooks, had attached themselves to his pants and his dog's fur. These were his inspiration for Velcro.

Q. The two instances of biomimicry mentioned in the passage are

Solution:
QUESTION: 81

Directions (81-83): 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 “No Error”.

Scaling the high wall / a vast expanse of greenery / reaching up to the horizon was seen.

Solution:

use "can be seen" in place of "was"

QUESTION: 82

Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select “No Error”.

Science and religion / are both necessary for man and for their / outer and inner self respectively.

Solution:

since man is singular so use "his" in place
of "for their"

QUESTION: 83

Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select “No Error”.

As an artist / Raju is as good, / if not better than Ramesh.

Solution:

use as good as

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.

This practice was brought____to prevent certain abuses.

Solution:

use about then the sentense becomes
meaningful.

QUESTION: 85

Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

____you get me these tablets from the pharmacy?

Solution:

use can

QUESTION: 86

Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

____knocking at the gate, he demanded admission.

Solution:

use loudly

QUESTION: 87

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

OSTRACIZE

Solution:
QUESTION: 88

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

CAMOUFLAGE

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 book written by an unknown author-

Solution:
QUESTION: 90

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

A person who is greatly respected because of wisdom-

Solution:
QUESTION: 91

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

A wooden object used for connecting animals that are pulling a vehicle-

Solution:
QUESTION: 92

Directions (92): In the following one question, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly or wrongly spelt. 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.

"On the same page"

Solution:
QUESTION: 94

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

On the spur of the moment.

Solution:
QUESTION: 95

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

Puts by

Solution:
QUESTION: 96

Directions (89-93): 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 to select “No improvement”.

He did not give me "some" books.

Solution:

use "any" in place of "some"

QUESTION: 97

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

A thing of beauty "is joy" forever.

Solution:

use article a before joy

QUESTION: 98

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

The thieves "ran away" in a black car.

Solution:

use "fled" in place of "ran away"

QUESTION: 99

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

Our big iron gate "jingles" on its hinges as it is opened.

Solution:

use "grates" in place of "jingles"

QUESTION: 100

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

Boil the potatoes and then "crush it until soft."

Solution:

use "mash it" in place of "crush it unitl
soft"