KBL Series I English Kaa Mahasangram 15th Nov. Contest

KBL Series I English Kaa Mahasangram 15th Nov. Contest

KBL Series I English Kaa Mahasangram 15th Nov. Contest

Those students who will take the test and give maximum answers correct in minimum time will get a prize:

1st Prize: Rs 250

2nd Prize : Rs 150

3rd Prize : Rs 100

You need to take this test before 9 PM for prize purpose.

So participate in the contest and do your best. Give answer in comment section of this test.

For answers and explanation watch Neeru Madam Video at 9 PM on youtube: 50 Episodes youtube series.

Episode 2/50

Q1. In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘no error’.

The principal was by nature highly demanding and strict,(1)/ so at the same time strictly(2)/ honourable in word and unselfish.(3)/ No Error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q2In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘no error’.

It was an excited offer(1)/ and none of us in the room(2)/ could refuse it.(3)/ No Error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

 

Q3In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘no error’.

The little child was excited(1)/ to see the fiery breathe (2)/of the dragon in the animated movie.(3)/ No Error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q4In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘no error’.

I will tell you a story to make a comparison(1)/ between modern times and the past(2)/ which will help you to understand better.(3) No Error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q5In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘no error’.

In the new house the limestone(1)/ and the marble foyer was lined with artifacts,(2)/ a sign of Tamer’s passion for all things ancient.(3)/ No Error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q6In the following question, Out of given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word ?

IMPERIOUS

(a)  Tyrannous

(b)  Subservient

(c)  Characterless

(d)  Overweening

Q7. In the following question, Out of given four alternatives, select the one which is similar in meaning of the given word ?

DECAMP

(a) Exculpate

(b) Abandon

(c) Ebb

(d) Skedaddle

Q8In the following question, the sentence with blank to be filled with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

A really sophisticated person would never be _______ enough to think that he is always right.

(a) reverent

(b) naive

(c) articulate

(d) humble

Q9In the following question, the sentence with blank to be filled with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

The enemy was forced to give______before the mighty opponent.

(a) away

(b) In

(c) off

(d) of

Q10. P : But the most commonly used definition of pride is being  proud, or having a feeling of great accomplishment and feeling self-satisfaction

Q : Pride can be referred to as a type of plant, a form of body ornamentation, or even a group of lions.

R : There are several different definitions for pride.

S : The word pride in itself isn’t an important word but it’s meaning implies many things.

The correct Sequence should be :-

(a) PQRS

(b) SRQP

(c) PRQS

(d) RQPS

Q11. P : According to a report of the Central Pollution Control Board, despite river Ganga’s considerable resilience as a self-purifying and fast-flowing river, its organic pollution load is significantly high.

Q :It is estimated that 1,400 million litres of sewage and 200 million litres of industrial effluents are being discharged everyday into the river Ganga.

R : The wastes contain heavy organic load and putrefied material.

S: At Kanpur, 45 tanneries and 10 textile mills are the major sources of liquid wastes discharged into the river.

The proper sequence should be

(a) RPSQ

(b) PSRQ

(c) PQSR

(d) PRSQ

Q12. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

The people couldn’t move me to the hospital and the doctor operated on me at home.

(a) I couldn’t be moved to the hospital and was operated on at home.

(b) I couldn’t be moved to the hospital and I had be operated on at home.

(c) I couldn’t be moved to the hospital and I was operated at home by the doctor.

(d) I couldn’t be moved to the hospital by the people and operated on at home.

Q13. In the following question a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence  in Direct/Indirect as your answer.

“How clever of you to have called the police quietly when no one was watching,” said the mother.

(a) The mother exclaimed admiringly that it was very clever of him to have called the police quietly when no one had been watching.

(b) The mother expressed that he was so clever to have called the police quietly when no one was watching.

(c) The  mother told that he was very clever to call the police quietly when no one was watching.

(d) The mother exclaimed with you that he was clever called the police quietly when no one was watching.

Direction [14-18]: In the following passage, some of the words have been left out read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of four alternatives.

In a referendum, the Irish voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment that practically ….(14)……….. Abortions. The amendment, introduced in 1983 to…… (15)…….an older law outlawing abortions, grants an unborn child and the woman carrying it an equal right to life. Consequently, abortions in Ireland have been only ……(16)………when the life of the woman is at risk, including from suicide. This exception too was introduced as late as 2013, after 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar, a dentist from Karnataka, died of sepsis in a hospital after being …..(17)……. an abortion while miscarrying at 17 weeks. The couple made multiple requests for a termination but were told it was not possible because Ireland was a Catholic country, her husband said during the inquest that followed. The inquest ruled that Halappanavar had died as a result of a medical …..(18)……. and her case helped galvanise the pro-repeal movement

Q14.

(a) prohibits    

(b) abstains

(c) refrains

(d) accelerates

Q15.

(a) enable

(b) weaken

(c) power

(d) strengthen

Q16.

(a) permitted

(b) allowing

(c) enabled

(d) acquainted

Q17.

(a) denied

(b) defied

(c) rejected

(d) reproved

Q18.

(a) tragedy

(b) misadventure

(c) event

(d) moment

Q19. In the following Question  out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of  idiom / phrase ?

Charley horse

(a) Very fast

(b) A cramp in arm and leg

(c) Very expensive

(d) Very heavy

Q20In the following Question  out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of  idiom / phrase ?

Elvis has left the building

(a) It’s all over

(b) he is no more

(c) Leave the job

(d) Broke up

Q21. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute to the word/sentence.

Elaborate public spectacle

(a) Parasol

(b) Pageant

(c) Peroration

(d) Prerogative

Q22. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘no improvement’.

Indian brothers especially in northern India are Argus eye about their sisters.

(a) Argus eyed

(b) Argus mind

(c) Argus eyes

(d) No improvement.

Q23. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select ‘no improvement’.

After she completed graduation people gave her a lot of advices but she followed her heart.

(a) A lot of advice

(b) A lot of advises

(c) A lot of advise

(d) No Improvement.

Q24. In the following question, out of the given group of words, choose the correctly spelt word.

(a) Picaresque

(b) Putrfy

(c) valiaint

(d) Jackel

Q25. In the following question, out of the given group of words, choose the correctly spelt word.

(a) Abhorrance

(b) Semblence

(c) Quarralsome

(d) Scintillating