Practice Multiple Choice Questions (Pages :44)

  • 1 The phrase ‘magnum opus’ means :?

    (A) in bad faith
    (B) magnificient
    (C) method of working
    (D) masterpiece
  • 2 No sooner had I set out ____ it began to rain.?

    (A) when
    (B) then
    (C) than
    (D) since
  • 3 The opposite of ‘Ascend’ is?

    (A) detract
    (B) retreat
    (C) derange
    (D) descend
  • 4 If I ever find my glasses, I think I'll have.........replaced.?

    (A) it
    (B) them
    (C) its
    (D) None
  • 5 "Where is my umbrella?" she asked (change into indirect)?

    (A) she told where is my umbrella.
    (B) she asked where her umbrella was.
    (C) she asked where was the umbrella.
    (D) none
  • 6 Neither the girl nor her brother — passed.?

    (A) have
    (B) did
    (C) do
    (D) has
  • 7 Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of verbs. Raju enjoys ___ the dramas of Shakespeare?

    (A) read
    (B) reading
    (C) to read
    (D) to be reading
  • 8 Collective noun for ‘guns’ is:?

    (A) covey
    (B) brace
    (C) battery
    (D) bask
  • 9 ‘Chaos’ means:?

    (A) paradise
    (B) complete disorder or confusion
    (C) busy
    (D) solutide
  • 10 One who eats too much is:?

    (A) Stoic
    (B) Glutton
    (C) Egotist
    (D) Greedy
  • 11 She plays _______violin.?

    (A) a
    (B) an
    (C) the
    (D) none of these
  • 12 He works pass the examination.?

    (A) hardest
    (B) hard
    (C) harder
    (D) hardly
  • 13 Mary is –––– front of the class.?

    (A) in
    (B) at
    (C) from
    (D) on
  • 14 The members of the jury ........... to convene at 4 o'clock.

    (A) is
    (B) are
    (C) has
    (D) had
  • 15 Nithin won’t be late .......................?

    (A) does he
    (B) is he
    (C) will he
    (D) won’t he
  • 16 A group of men ------ creating trouble?

    (A) was
    (B) were
    (C) being
    (D) have been
  • 17 Write one word for the following group of words - One who is experienced in a field?

    (A) amateur
    (B) veteran
    (C) senior
    (D) junior
  • 18 All the milk ____ sour?

    (A) was
    (B) were
    (C) are
    (D) has
  • 19 He .............. to arrive at 8 O’ clock, but he is late.?

    (A) expected
    (B) is expected
    (C) has been expected
    (D) was expected
  • 20 This boy is afraid _____ the dog?

    (A) of
    (B) with
    (C) in
    (D) by
  • 21 You should do it.................. you like it or not?

    (A) whether
    (B) although
    (C) that
    (D) than
  • 22 The synonym for ‘enmity’ is:?

    (A) Angularity
    (B) Oddity
    (C) Eccentricity
    (D) Hostility
  • 23 The lady asked..............?

    (A) why the child is crying
    (B) why the child was crying
    (C) why is the child crying
    (D) why was the child crying
  • 24 He is.............FBI agent.?

    (A) a
    (B) an
    (C) the
    (D) none
  • 25 I was given a book is the pasive form of :?

    (A) someone is giving me a book
    (B) someone has given me a book
    (C) someone gives me a book
    (D) someone gave me a book
  • 26 The meaning of "linger" is :?

    (A) hurry
    (B) quicken
    (C) loiter
    (D) break
  • 27 If you invite her .......... (Complete the sentence)?

    (A) She would come
    (B) She could come
    (C) She should come
    (D) She will come
  • 28 We shall not...............with other people's affairs.?

    (A) metal
    (B) meddle
    (C) mettle
    (D) mediate
  • 29 Give the correct spelling?

    (A) Boyant
    (B) Bouant
    (C) Boyand
    (D) Buoyant
  • 30 Find out the wrongly spelt word.?

    (A) Quorum
    (B) Psycophant
    (C) Exhausted
    (D) Elixir