DR. ANUSHKA VIDHI MAHAVIDYALAYA - LAW COLLEGE UDAIPUR, RAJASTHAN, INDIA
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ENGLISH QUIZ 25/03/2017

ENGLISH QUIZ

 

Directions for Question (1 – 10): This question presents a sentence, all or part of which is colored. Beneath the sentence you will find five ways of phrasing the underlined part. The first of these repeats the original; the other four are different. If you think the original is best, choose the first answer; otherwise choose one of the others.

Question.1. A “calendar stick” carved centuries ago by the Winnebago tribe may provide the first evidence that the North American Indians have developed advanced full-year calendars basing them on systematic astronomical observation.

(A) that the North American Indians have developed advanced full-year calendars basing them

(B) of the North American Indians who have developed advanced full-year calendars and based them

(C) of the development of advanced full-year calendars by North American Indians, basing them

(D) of the North American Indians and their development of advanced full-year calendars based

(E) that the North American Indians developed advanced full-year calendars based

 

Question.2. A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published, reveals that Twain provided financial assistance to one of the first Black students at Yale Law School.

(A) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn were published,

(B) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,

(C) A letter by Mark Twain, written in the same year that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was published,

(D) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year as he published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that

(E) Mark Twain wrote a letter in the same year of publication as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn that

 

Question.3. A little under a million years ago, the briny waters of the Baltic Sea began flooding into the cold North Atlantic: geologists are still debating whether the flood was gradual or created a cataclysm.

(A) whether the flood was gradual or created a cataclysm

(B) if the flood was gradual or created a cataclysm

(C) about whether the flood was gradual or cataclysmic

(D) whether the flood was gradual or cataclysmic

(E) whether the flood was gradual or it created a cataclysm

 

Question.4. A majority of the international journalists surveyed view nuclear power stations as unsafe at present butthat they will, or could, be made sufficiently safe in the future.

(A) that they will, or could,

(B) that they would, or could,

(C) they will be or could

(D) think that they will be or could

(E) think the power stations would or could

 

Question.5. A migraine typically afflicts one side of the head, lasts for hours or days, and may recur as infrequently as once every other month or often, as daily.

(A) as infrequently as once every other month or often, as

(B) as infrequently as once every other month or as often as

(C) infrequently, as often as once every other month, or often, like

(D) infrequently, like once every other month, or often, like

(E) infrequently, like once every other month, or as often as

 

Question.6. A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and mob cars at the stoplights.

(A) A new phenomena, which is visible at Managua’s major intersections, are waves of vendors and beggars, which include many children and

(B) Visible at Managua’s major intersections are waves of vendors and beggars with many children, new phenomena that

(C) A new phenomenon visible at Managua’s major intersections is waves of vendors and beggars, many of them children, who

(D) Phenomenally new waves of vendors, beggars, and many children are visible at Managua’s major intersections, which

(E) A wave of vendors and beggars, many of whom are children, are visible at Managua’s major intersections, where they are a new phenomenon and

 

Question.7. A number of linguists contend that all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people can be traced back to a common root language.

(A) that all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people can be traced

(B) that the world’s five billion people speak thousands of languages of which all can be traced

(C) the world’s five billion people speak thousands of languages which are all traceable

(D) all of the thousands of languages spoken by the world’s five billion people to be traceable

(E) the ability to trace all of the thousands of languages that are spoken by the world’s five billion people

 

Question.8. A patient accusing a doctor of malpractice will find it difficult to prove damage if there is a lack of some other doctor to testify about proper medical procedures.

(A) if there is a lack of some other doctor to testify

(B) unless there will be another doctor to testify

(C) without another doctor’s testimony

(D) should there be no testimony from some other doctor

(E) lacking another doctor to testify

 

Question.9. A peculiar feature of the embryonic mammalian circulatory system is that in the area of the heart the cells adhere to one another, beating in unison and adopting specialized orientations exclusive of one another.

(A) beating in unison and adopting

(B) they beat in unison while adopting

(C) beat in unison, and adopt

(D) beating in unison yet adopting

(E) even though they beat in unison and adopt

 

Question.10. A President entering the final two years of a second term is likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to carry out a legislative program.

(A) likely to be at a severe disadvantage and is often unable to

(B) likely severely disadvantaged and often unable to

(C) liable to be severely disadvantaged and cannot often

(D) liable that he or she is at a severe disadvantage and cannot often

(E) at a severe disadvantage, often likely to be unable that he or she can

 

Directions (11-20): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

 

Though much theory has (1) little is really known about the power that lies at the (2) of scientific discoveries. It is true that great scientists and discoverers (3) discovery by employing all the (4) of personality and by fusing feelings, reasons and (5) But, what is the (6) synthesis that joins and (7) these complex parts into scientific invention? A famous scientist of yesteryears had developed one of the (8) and still generally (9) answers to this question. Imaginative (10) he concludes, is a complex process in which the conscious and the unconscious thinking processes jointly operate.

 

11.(a) gathered

(b) amassed

(c) collected

(d) especially

(e) accumulated

 

12. (a) climax

(b) heart

(c) foot

(d) link

(e) helm

 

13. (a) respect

(b) treat

(c) like

(d) construct

(e) appreciate

 

14. (a) enlightenment

(b) control

(c) exposure

(d) variation

(e) manifestations

 

15.(a) intuitions

(b) invention

(c) formation

(d) utcomes

(e) ambition

 

16. (a) scientific

(b) miraculous

(c) generally

(d) reasoned

(e) linking

 

17. (a) ravage

(b) merges

(c) arranges

(d) deciphers

(e) overstates

 

18. (a) most attractive

(b) simplest

(c) unswerving

(d) best

(e) original

 

19. (a) suggested

(b) crucial

(c) satisfactory

(d) criticised

(e) concourse

 

20. (a) prognosis

(b) talent

(c) content

(d) discoveries

(e) invention

 

Directions (21-30): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

 

'Quit India' came not from the lips but the aching heart of millions. In this open rebellion, the Indian (1) reached its climax. The British were not only (2) by it, but also were obliged to quit unilaterally, the importance of Quit India can be (3) from Lord Linlithgow's statement, "I am engaged here, in meeting by far the most (4) rebellion since that 6£ 1857, the gravity and extent ill which we have so far (5) from the world for reasons of military security". Still more significant was Churchill's gloomy disclosure to the King Emperor that, "the idea of (6) of power had become an admitted (7) in the minds of British party leaders", although his public statements were diametrically opposite. The (8) created by Quit India made the British (9) that they could no longer keep India in (10)

 

21.(a) patriotism

(b) freedom

(c) liberation

(d) revolution

(e) leadership

 

22.(a) attacked

(b inspired

(c) enfeebled

(d) threatened

(e) impressed

 

23.(a) established

(b) diffused

(c) gauged

(d) determined

(e) invigorated

 

24.(a) trivial

(b) serious

(c) auspicious

(d) praiseworthy

(e) magnificent

 

25.(a) elicited

(b) excluded

(c) abstained

(d) concealed

(e) prevented

 

26.(a) transfer

(b) seizure

(c) grabbing

(d) detainment

(e) enhancement

 

27.(a) fantasy

(b) tactics

(c) occurrence

(d) inevitability

(e) disillusionment

 

28.(a) anarchy

(b) violence

(c) taboos

(d) exigencies

(e) vengeance

 

29.(a) anxious

(b) realise

(c) imagine

(d) pretend

(e) apprehend

 

30.(a) exile

(b) power

(c) bondage

(d) suspense

(e) abeyance

 

-:ANSWER:-

Answer.1. (E)

Answer.2. (C)

Answer.3. (D)

Answer.4. (D)

Answer.5. (B)

Answer.6. (C)

Answer.7. (A)

Answer.8. (C)

Answer.9. (D)

Answer.10. (A)

Answer 11. (b)

Answer 12. (d)

Answer 13. (c)

Answer 14. (a)

Answer 15. (e)

Answer 16. (a)

Answer 17. (b)

Answer 18. (d)

Answer 19. (c)

Answer 20. (b)

Answer 21. (d)

Answer 22. (c)

Answer 23. (a)

Answer 24. (e)

Answer 25. (d)

Answer 26. (a)

Answer 27. (d)

Answer 28. (d)

Answer 29. (b)

Answer 30. (c)

 

 

 


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