GENERAL ENGLISH PRACTICE SET 1 FOR RRVUNL AE & JE,UPPCL AE,DMRC/NMRC,SSC JE,BSPHCL JE

1. DIVA:OPERA
producer:theatre
director:drama
conductor:bus
thespian:play

2. GRAIN:SALT
shard:pottery
shred:wood
blades:grass
chip:glass

3. Find the correctly spelt words.
Efficient
Treatmeant
Beterment
Employd

4. Find the correctly spelt words.
Foreign
Foreine
Fariegn
Forein

5. In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the ENORMOUS
Soft
Average
Tiny
Weak

6. In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the COMMISSIONED
Started
Closed
Finished
Terminated

7. Read the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
We discussed about the problem so thoroughly
on the eve of the examination
that I found it very easy to work it out.
No error.

8. Read the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
I could not put up in a hotel
because the boarding and lodging charges
were exorbitant.
No error.

9.When he P :did not know Q :he was nervous and R :heard the hue and cry at midnight S :what to do The Proper sequence should be:
RQPS
QSPR
SQPR
PQRS

10.It has been established that P :Einstein was Q :although a great scientist R :weak in arithmetic S :right from his school days The Proper sequence should be:
SRPQ
QPRS
QPSR
RQPS

11. S1:In the middle of one side of the square sits the Chairman of the committee, the most important person in the room. P :For a committee is not just a mere collection of individuals. Q :On him rests much of the responsibility for the success or failure of the committee. R :While this is happening we have an opportunity to get the 'feel' of this committe. S :As the meeting opens, he runs briskly through a number of formalities. S6:From the moment its members meet, it begins to have a sort nebulous life of its own. The Proper sequence should be:
RSQP
PQRS
SQPR
QSRP

12. In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the CORPULENT
Lean
Gaunt
Emaciated
Obese

13. In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the BRIEF
Limited
Small
Little
Short

14. In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool
Imbecility
Senility
Dotage
Superannuation

15. Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life.
with
over
on
round

16. The miser gazed ...... at the pile of gold coins in front of him.
avidly
admiringly
thoughtfully
earnestly

17. 1. I 2. immediately 3. salary 4. my 5. want
43152
15432
25143
42351

18. 1. do 2. today 3. you 4. must 5. it
34152
25413
12543
34125

19. You need not come unless you want to.
You don't need to come unless you want to
You needn't come until you don't want to
You come unless you don't want to
No correction required

20. Despite his best efforts to conceal his anger ......
we could detect that he was very happy
he succeeded in camouflaging his emotions
he failed to give us an impression of his agony
people came to know that he was annoyed

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