1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

She got two quick promotions in order that she has good communication skills.

 
 
 
 

2. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

costs an arm and a leg

 
 
 
 

3. Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The State Government argued that it could not ________the increase in the teachers’ salaries as awarded by the court.

 
 
 
 

4. Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

An Italian mayor has been cleaning the streets along with his councilors after their town

(1)______with no manual workers, it’s reported. In fact, (2)________ was sweeping the piazza in front of the (3)______church in preparation for market day, (4)______the deputy mayor’s father and a town councilor armed with a high-pressure hose. The town Zerfaliu’s last (5)_______retired six months ago and nobody has been hired since then.”We can’t do anything-we are blocked by bureaucracy,” the mayor says.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.

 
 
 
 

5. Comprehension: In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. An Italian mayor has been cleaning the streets along with his councilors after their town (1)______with no manual workers, it’s reported. In fact, (2)________ was sweeping the piazza in front of the (3)______church in preparation for market day, (4)______the deputy mayor’s father and a town councilor armed with a high-pressure hose. The town Zerfaliu’s last (5)_______retired six months ago and nobody has been hired since then.”We can’t do anything-we are blocked by bureaucracy,” the mayor says.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.

 
 
 
 

6. Comprehension: In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. An Italian mayor has been cleaning the streets along with his councilors after their town (1)______with no manual workers, it’s reported. In fact, (2)________ was sweeping the piazza in front of the (3)______church in preparation for market day, (4)______the deputy mayor’s father and a town councilor armed with a high-pressure hose. The town Zerfaliu’s last (5)_______retired six months ago and nobody has been hired since then.”We can’t do anything-we are blocked by bureaucracy,” the mayor says.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.

 
 
 
 

7. Comprehension: In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. An Italian mayor has been cleaning the streets along with his councilors after their town (1)______with no manual workers, it’s reported. In fact, (2)________ was sweeping the piazza in front of the (3)______church in preparation for market day, (4)______the deputy mayor’s father and a town councilor armed with a high-pressure hose. The town Zerfaliu’s last (5)_______retired six months ago and nobody has been hired since then.”We can’t do anything-we are blocked by bureaucracy,” the mayor says.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.

 
 
 
 

8. Comprehension: In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. An Italian mayor has been cleaning the streets along with his councilors after their town (1)______with no manual workers, it’s reported. In fact, (2)________ was sweeping the piazza in front of the (3)______church in preparation for market day, (4)______the deputy mayor’s father and a town councilor armed with a high-pressure hose. The town Zerfaliu’s last (5)_______retired six months ago and nobody has been hired since then.”We can’t do anything-we are blocked by bureaucracy,” the mayor says.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No.5.

 
 
 
 

9. Select the wrongly spelt word.

 
 
 
 

10. Select the wrongly spelt word.

 
 
 
 

11. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

Do not park your car in front of my house.

 
 
 
 

12. Select the synonym of the given word.

GARRULOUS

 
 
 
 

13. Select the antonym of the given word.

ESCALATE

 
 
 
 

14. Select the antonym of the given word.

TENDER

 
 
 
 

15. Select the correct active form of the given sentence.

The main gate of the building was being guarded by gun-totting guards.

 
 
 
 

16. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

A. That sort of pollution, which is also widespread in other south east Asian nations, regularly kills wildlife like whales and turtles that ingest the waste.

B. Environmental groups have tagged the Philippines as one of the world’s biggest ocean polluters due to its reliance on single-use plastic.

C. In Thailand also, a whale died last year after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags.

D. In the latest case, a whale with 40 kilos of plastic trash in its stomach died on Saturday in southern Philippines where it was stranded a day earlier.

 
 
 
 

17. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

get out of hand

 
 
 
 

18. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underline segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.

I look for a better job for the last two months, but nothing is in sight.

 
 
 
 

19. Select the synonym of the given word.

TILT

 
 
 
 

20. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

A. The elephant tusks were tracked from the Democratic Republic of Congo for two months.

B. Customs officials in Thailand say it’s the biggest seizure in the country’s history.

C. Four tonnes of ivory, with a market value of $6 million-it was an impressive haul.

D. Officials say there were being transported to Laos, from where they believed the ivory would be sold to customers across Asia.

 
 
 
 

21. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

A person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging.

 
 
 
 

22. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

A person, animal or plant belonging originally to a place

 
 
 
 

23. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.

If you join this job now, it proves to be good in the long run.

 
 
 
 

24. Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

Scientists at Cambridge University are _______how plants can give us sustainable energy.

 
 
 
 

25. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Due to the cyclone Idai vast areas of land have been flooded, roads destroyed and communications disrupting in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 
 
 
 

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