KBL Series I English Kaa Mahasangram 21st Nov. Contest

KBL Series I English Kaa Mahasangram 21st Nov. Contest

KBL Series I English Kaa Mahasangram 21st Nov. Contest

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

1st Prize: Reward points equal to Rs 250

2nd Prize : Reward Points equal to Rs 150

3rd Prize : Reward points equal to Rs 100

Please note cash prize will not be given. Students can accumulate rewards points and can claim Pinnacle courses/ test series which are paid in lieu of these rewards points.

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

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

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

Episode 6/50

Q1. 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’.

Three persons were killed and 20 injured when two motorcycle-borne youths threw a grenade at a religious congregation.

(a)when two motorcycle-born youths

(b)when two motorcycle-borne youth

(c)when motorcycle-borne two youths

(d)No Improvement

Q2. 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’.

The government has taken a serious note of the tragedy and is aggressively pursuing all the angles of investigation

(a) is passionately pursuing

(b) have aggressively pursued

(c) will aggressively chasing

(d) No improvement

Q3.

: Those who live in a village fall into three classes: the rich, the middle class and the toiling mass.

P : Some of the middle class people are land-owners.

Q : The businessmen among the middle class are prosperous.

R : But they do not cultivate the land themselves they engage labourers who do all work for them.

S : The rich are very few in number because they turn away from the village and usually live in towns.

:The vast majority of the villagers belong to the toiling mass.

The proper sequence should be

(a) QRPS

(b) SRQP

(c) SPQR

(d) QPSR

Q4. 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’.

If parents want children(1)/ to have faith in them, they should(2)/ also show little faith in their children.(3)/ No error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q5. In the following question ,Out of given four alternatives, select the one which is similar in meaning of the given word ?

Tumult

(a) Rumpus

(b) Hogwash

(c) Oblivious

(d) Obtrude

Q6. 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.

Prepare yourself for the driving test on Monday.

(a) you prepare yourself for the driving test on Monday.

(b) The driving test on monday should be prepared for.

(c) For the driving test preparation should be made by you.

(d) You be prepared for the driving test on Monday.

Q7. 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’.

Faith and courage was the only thing(1)/ that would get them(2)/ through this dark hour.(3)/ No error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q8. 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’.

There was silent for so long that(1)/ she checked her phone to see(2)/ if the call had been dropped.(3)/ No error(4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q9. In 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.

What do you think , Sandy ____ after her father or her mother?

(a) Look               

(b) Takes             

(c) Match             

(d) Makes

Q10. 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.

Radha said,” I will give you Rs.500 to keep your mouth shut.”

(a) Radha said that she would give him Rs.500 to keep his mouth shut.

(b) Radha offered him Rs. 500 to keep his mouth shut.

(c) Radha suggested to him she would give him Rs.500 to keep his mouth shut.

(d) Radha proposed that she would give him Rs.500 to keep his mouth shut.

Q11.

P: Students must organize mass literacy drives and work with the motto, “Each one – teach one”.

Q: In India, the government has hiked up its resources for both formal and non-formal education

R: Adult literacy drives and literacy campaigns are being organized.

S: This has been done to fight to problem of illiteracy.

The proper sequence should be

(a) PQRS

(b) RSQP

(c) PRSQ

(d) QSRP

Q12. In the following question, out of the given group of words, choose the correctly spelt word.

(a) Mecrentile

(b) Procelain

(c) Plebeian

(d) Concieve

Q13. In the following question, Out of given four alternatives ,select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word ?

Schismatic

(a) Dissenter

(b) Adherent

(c) Lurid

(d) Whet

Directions(14-18)

Read the following passages and answer the questions that follow.

This rule of always trying to do things as well as one can do them has an important bearing upon the problem of ambition. No man or woman should be without ambition, which is the inspiration of activity. But if one allows ambition to drive one to attempt things which are beyond one’s own personal capacity, then unhappiness will result. If one imagines that one can do everything better than other people, then envy and jealousy, those twin monsters, will come to sadden one’s days. But if one concentrates one’s attention upon developing one’s own special capacities, the things one is best at, then one does not worry over much if other people are more successful.

Q14. Which one of the following statements can be assumed to be true?

(a) It is good to imagine oneself better than others.

(b) One should not imagine oneself always to be better than others.

(c) All persons have equal capacity.

(d) One should have more ambition than others.

Q15. The statement ‘if one allows ambition to drive one to attempt things which are beyond one’s own personal capacity, than unhappiness will result,’ means that:

(a) One must always try to do less than one’s capacity

(b) One must always try to do more than one’s capacity

(c) Ambition must be consistent with one’s capacity

(d) There should be no ambition at all

Q16. Which one of the following statements is correct?

(a) There is a close relationship between ambition and activity

(b) Ambition and activity belong to two different areas

(c) Ambition is useless

(d) Activity is responsible for ambition

Q17. Which one of the following alternatives brings out the meaning of ‘to have a bearing upon’ clearly?

(a) To have an effect on

(b) To carry the weight on oneself

(c) To put up with

(d) To decrease friction

Q18. Which one of the following statements best reflects the underlying tone of the passage?

(a) One must do everything as well as one can

(b) One must try to be better than others

(c) One must continuously worry about others

(d) One must try beyond one’s capacity to get results

Q19. 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’.

Even though you are unhappy(1)/ with your inheritance,(2)/ the will is irrecoverable and cannot be changed(3)/ No error (4)

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q20. In the following question, out of the given group of words, choose the correctly spelt word.

(a) Commandent

(b) Dissyllable

(c) Acqueisce

(d) Frieght

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

A morbid fear of cats

(a) Catagelophobia

(b) Catapedaphobia

(c) Ailurophobia

(d) Taphephobia

Q22. 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’.

Solving previous year papers(1)/will help you to get in the habit of studying(2)/ and boosting your confidence at the same time.(3)/No error

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

Q23. In 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 affluent life styles of contemporary politicians are in sharp contrast to the ____ ways of living of the freedom fighters.

(a) Agnostic

(b) Stingy

(c) Consoled

(d) Austere

Q24. In the following Question  out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of  idiom / phrase ?

Eyebrow Raising

(a) Pretend to like something or someone even when you dislike.

(b) Look up in defiance as a show of rebellion.

(c) Showing your consent to something.

(d) Something which surprises, shocks, or offends people.

Q25. In the following Question  out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of  idiom / phrase?

Turn the other cheek

(a) To look to someone else for help

(b) Do not reach with anger when people hurt or insult you

(c) To change one’s behaviour completely

(d) To pinch a child’s cheek to show your affection