English Mock Test - 12


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QUESTION: 1

Sri K.R. Narayan was ________ as the President of India.

Solution:

President is elected.

QUESTION: 2

The President ________ Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the Prime Minister of India.

Solution:

Prime Minister is appointed.

QUESTION: 3

The Patents Amendment Bill was ________ by the both Houses of Parliament.

Solution:

Bill is always Passed.

QUESTION: 4

Earlier the President had ________ an ordinance for the purpose.

Solution:

Ordinances are promulgated/Published.

QUESTION: 5

The president had imposed President’s rule in Bihar by ________

Solution:

Proclamation means formal announcement.

QUESTION: 6

The President’s rule in Bihar was later ________

Solution:

revoke means annulment.

QUESTION: 7

The gift tax has been ________

Solution:

Rule/tax is generally abolished.

QUESTION: 8

The President delivered his ________ in the joint session of both the House of Parliament.

Solution:

Here, speech is the right choice.

QUESTION: 9

Parliament adopted ________ on the President’s address.

Solution:

Resolution is adopted.

QUESTION: 10

The Supreme Court ________ the validity of capital punishment.

Solution:

Uphold, here, means to hold the verdict.

QUESTION: 11

After noisy scenes, the opposition ________ a walk out.

Solution:

Staged means to perform.

QUESTION: 12

The Executive Committee met to ________ certain urgent matters.

Solution:

Urgent matters are considered.

QUESTION: 13

The ________ meeting of the council was called at a short notice.

Solution:

Meetings are urgent.

QUESTION: 14

The proposal for amendment has been ________ for the time being.

Solution:

For time-being, postponed is used.

QUESTION: 15

The answer to a parliamentary question hardly ________ anything.

Solution:

Reveal is the right choice.

QUESTION: 16

Corruption in India has  reached it ________

Solution:

Pinnacle means to be point.

QUESTION: 17

Directions (17 – 21):  The following passage is followed by a number of incomplete statements about the passage, each with four ways of completing the sentence.

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

Q. 

The main emphasis of this passage is on

Solution:
QUESTION: 18

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

Q. 

The doctrine of non-violence meant

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

Q. 

Foreign visitors should avoid generalization

Solution:
QUESTION: 20

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

Q. 

Vegetarianism is linked with

Solution:
QUESTION: 21

When Fa-hisen visited India in the early fifth century he reported that no respectable person ate meat, the consumption of which was confined to lower castes. He probably exaggerated, but certainly by this time many Hindus of the higher classes were vegetarian. The growth of vegetarianism was of course linked with the doctrine of non-violence, which was already old at the time of Fa-hsien. It was known in the days of the Upanishads and was elaborated by Buddhism and Jainism, which were largely responsible for the gradual disappearance of the greater Vedic sacrifices at which large numbers of animals were killed and eaten. The reign of Asoka is a landmark in the development of vegetarianism, for he encouraged it by his own example, and forbade outrightly the killing of many animals.

Q. 

Emperor Asoka encouraged vegetarianism

Solution:
QUESTION: 22

Directions (22 – 31): In the following sentences, underline the idiom used therein. Thereafter encircle the word or phrase which best expresses the meaning of the idiom.

Q.

There was a virtual sea of humanity at the cine awards function.

Solution:
QUESTION: 23

The news of his death came to me as a rude shock.

Solution:
QUESTION: 24

It was a master stroke.

Solution:
QUESTION: 25

He performed a hat trick.

Solution:

The correct option is C.
Hat trick means three successes of the same kind within a limited period, in particular (in soccer) the scoring of three goals in a game by one player or (in cricket) the taking of three wickets by the same bowler with successive balls.

QUESTION: 26

Revocation of President’s rule is a set back.

Solution:
QUESTION: 27

This election proved to be his waterloo.

Solution:
QUESTION: 28

Hawala case ended in a fiasco.

Solution:
QUESTION: 29

JMM Bribery case is a farce.

Solution:

D is the correct option. Humbug means deceptive or false talk or behaviour similar to Farce.

QUESTION: 30

Indian agriculture is a gamble with monsoon.

Solution:
QUESTION: 31

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a human bomb.

Solution:

The correct option is D.
The assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India, occurred as a result of a suicide bombing in Sriperumbudur, Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, India on 21 May 1991. At least 14 others, in addition to Rajiv Gandhi, were killed.

QUESTION: 32

Directions (32 – 35):

In the following find the odd one out.

Solution:
QUESTION: 33

In the following find the odd one out.

Solution:
QUESTION: 34

In the following find the odd one out.

Solution:
QUESTION: 35

In the following find the odd one out.

Solution:
QUESTION: 36

Directions (36 – 39): In the following questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

LADDER : STOOL –

Solution:

As ladder-stool are instruments and so are sweater + Gloves.

QUESTION: 37

In this questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

APPLE : FRUIT –

Solution:

As Apple is a fruit so letter is one of the Alphabet.

QUESTION: 38

In this questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

CALCULATOR : ARITHMETIC –

Solution:

As Calculator is used for Arithmetic, so, Bed is used for Sleeping.

QUESTION: 39

In this questions, choose the pair of words that best expresses the same relationship as that in the capitalized pair.

Design : ABSTRACT –

Solution:

Design is an abstract point, so, swirling is nebulous

QUESTION: 40

Directions : Pick out the word i.e. most nearly the same in meaning as the word in capitals.

PERNICIOUS

Solution:

Pernicious means harmful.

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