Verbal Ability Test Online – Page 8
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Directions for Questions 1-7: Identify the error in the following sentence. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence, the number of that part is your answer. If there is no error, mark your answer as 4. Ignore punctuation errors. (1) I discussed about the matter / (2) with my colleagues and they agreed / (3) to take up the project. / (4) No error
(1) We asked him / (2) to return back the book / (3) but he refused to do so. / (4) No error
(1) The cricket ball hit him / (2) on the head and / (3) he curl up at once. / (4) No error
(1) One of my friends / (2) is going to join the army / (3) when he leave college. / (4) No error
(1) They decided to carry on / (2) with their journey / (3) despite of the inclement weather. / (4) No error
(1) Most of the cars / (2) parked outside the hotel / (3) has chauffeurs. / (4) No error
(1) Each of the students / (2) were given a / (3) new set of text books. / (4) No error
Directions for Questions 8-14: Fill in the blanks with the appropriate preposition: The closing date ________ applications is the end ________ this month.
One of the good things _______ teaching young children is their enthusiasm.
It is feared that as many as three hundred passengers may have died _______ the crash.
The children sat silent ______the carpet, entranced ______ the puppet show.
No Preposition required, on
The actor's entry _________ the world _______ politics surprised most people.
Into, No Preposition required
A smell ________ coffee in the doorway enticed people ________ enter the shop.
No Preposition required, of
I was just enjoying a daydream _______ winning the Nobel Prize for literature.
Directions for Questions 15-22: Choose the appropriate synonym of the word underlined in the sentence given below from the options that follow that can replace it (underlined word): It is often difficult to discern the truth of an event from a newspaper report.
The guests chattered while they waited for dinner.
Mohan is never lavish in giving money to charity.
We should prune an essay of superfluous matter.
She was greatly piqued when they refused her invitation.
He is in a pensive mood.
They prevailed over their enemies in the battle.
I don't want to become embroiled in their quarrels.
Directions for Questions 23-30: Fill in the blank with the correct form of the verb: The river ________ very fast today, much faster than usual.
The thought of how much work she should do _________ her.
I'll give him your message the minute he ______.
Has been arriving
I _______ a dim recollection of having _______ her before.
She always ________ hungry in the afternoon.
Mother ________ when the guests arrived.
If I _____ too much coffee, I can't _________.
Have drunk, slept
The road _________ into a six-lane highway last year.
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