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Dr. K. Sundararaman (Convenor) Principal Sri Krishna Arts and Science College (Autonomous) Coimbatore 08.

Dr. A. Pushparajan Dean, School of Physical Edn & Research Karpagam University Coimbatore.

Dr. K. Balachandaran Head, Department of Mathematics Bharathiar University.

Dr. P. Kulandaivelu Head, Department of Physics Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. S.M. Ravichandran Head, Department of Tamil Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. R. Ananthasayanam Head, Department of Ednl.Tech Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. R. Boopathy Head, Department of Biotechnology Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. N. Balasubramaniam Head, Department of Education SDE, Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. V. Subburaam Professor in Environmental Sciences Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. K. Murugavel Director and Professor in Physical Edn. Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. M. Sundaresan Head I/c, Dept. of Comp. Sc & I.T. Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. R. Saravanaselvan Associate Prof. of English Bharathiar University Coimbatore 46.

Dr. N. Balasubramaniam CBM College Coimbatore 42.

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PREFACE

This book aims at imparting knowledge on General Awareness prescribed for the examination to be taken by the Undergraduate students of degree courses (Arts, Science, Commerce and Management) at the end of the fourth semester of Bharathiar University.

Following are the areas which cover the various test items prescribed in the syllabus:

  • 1. Verbal Aptitude

  • 2. Numerical Aptitude

  • 3. Abstract Reasoning

  • 4. Tamil and Other Literature

  • 5. General Science and Technology and Education

  • 6. Computer

  • 7. Economics and Commerce

  • 8. Social Studies

  • 9. Sports

10.Current Affairs

In the question paper, there will be ten questions from each one of the ten areas cited above and totally 100 questions will be asked. A set of model questions is also provided in the appendix. The examinations will consist of items given in this book only. For questions on current affairs answers may be updated.

The book aims to inherit confidence among the students to face competitive examinations as UPSC, TNPSC, BSRB, LIC and other such recruiting agencies. The thorough knowledge of the book will equip the students with high level of competence.

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CONTENTS

  • 1. VERBAL APTITUDE

  • 2. NUMERICAL APTITUDE

  • 3. ABSTRACT REASONING

  • 4. TAMIL AND OTHER LITERATURE

  • 5. GENERAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION

  • 6. COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • 7. ECONOMICS AND COMMERCE

  • 8. HISTORY AND FREEDOM STRUGGLE

  • 9. SPORTS

10. CURRENT AFFAIRS

11.MODEL QUESTION PAPER

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1.VERBAL APTITUDE

1

Your results depend not only (1) on how long (2), you have studied and also (3) on how long (4) you have read.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

2

If you would have seen (1)yesterday s Cricket (2). I am sure you would have enjoyed (3) seeing our team bat (4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

3

These kind (1) of dresses seem to be (2) expensive but it is relatively economical(3) to maintain them (4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

4

It was her (1) who suggested that you be(2) at the door (3) to welcome each participant on his arrival (4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

5

As we see it (1),she appears to (2) Be unreasonable (3) anxious about (4)pleasing her husband.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

6

began relating (1) several details connecting with (2)the accident unmindful(3) of boring the audience (4).

I

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

7

She stated to me (1)as blunt as(2) she could the reasons why(3) she was opposed(4) to my thoughtless suggestion.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

8

Many a man(1)have realized(2) that real happiness lies in(3) making sacrifices and not in personal aggrandizement(4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

9

I

am opposed(1) to the plan of action

not because(2) it is ill-conceived but that(3) it

seems impractical(4).

 
 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

10

It was barely (1) midnight when I arrived home (2) but I found them Sitting(3) at the table, waiting on me(4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

11

There is (1) many important details(2) to attend to(3) before this book gets printed(4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

12

Along(1) the northern frontier of India is seen(2) the Himalayas, mighty(3)in their(4) splendor.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

13

They questioned me unendingly (1) about my participation in(2)the conference where(3) I had made real(4)valuable contributions.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

14

She was noticeably (1) upset over (2) how indignant(3)she responded to his

final(4)question.

 
 

a

1

b

2

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c

3

d

4

15

Although (1) there are some similarities in the qualifications of both the candidates (2) the differences among (3) them are considerably

(4)

 

pronounced.

 
 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

16

Any woman who is certain (1) of her judgement is sure (2) a match for (3) a man who doesn t know his own (4) mind.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

17

During (1) final minutes of his speech, the speaker requested to (2) audience to hold (3)its (4)applause.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

18

Is (1) there further (2) reasons you can give me (3) for your failure to do (4) as you promised?

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

19

I

am disappointed (1) in not having saw (2)

any plays while (3) I was in Delhi on vacation

(4).

 
 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

20

For her sake, as well as (1) for Mohan (2): I hoped fervently (3) that she might get (4) the job.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

21

In evaluating (1) your progress, I have taken (2) into account (3) your class room

 

performance, your receptivity and how you have (4) improved.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

22

Him (1)disagreement to (2) the proposals Outlined (3) by the committee is baffling(4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

23

A body (1) of volunteers have been (2) organized to help the faculty (3) in their (4)attempt to raise funds.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

24

The central library, with a large number (1) of books in its stack, attracts students from most every constituent college.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

25

After a few minutes (1), I look up (2) and saw that (3) it was getting (4) dark

 

a

1

b

4

 

c

2

d

3

26

Each of the student whom (1) I have chosen to take part (2) in the discussion have (3)

indicated that he (4) will be happy to do so.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

27

Each cigarette which (1)a person smokes does (2)some harm and eventually you (3) may get a serious disease from its (4)effects.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

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Honestly speaking (1), I like him not because (2) he is handsome and charming but (3) that he is exceedingly (4) kind.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

29

One should (1) take advantage of opportunities (2) to talk with native speakers if one wants (3) to improve your (4) English.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

30

The alarmed (1) report of a nearby (2) earthquake frightened (3) everyone in that disaster prone (4) village.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

31

This widely publicised (1) detergent is not much (2) different than (3)the bone which I (4)have been using.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

32

wrote a paper on a popular subject (1) that had been (2)the subject (3) of great

I

controversy among grammarians for many years (4) .

 

a

1

b

2

.

c

3

d

4

33

He used rather harsh (1) words in denouncing her (2), but he must have had (3) some very strong reasons for doing so (4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

34

The green paint (1)on (2)the wall provides a suitable (3) contrast with (4) the yellow doors.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

35

How (1) I wish it had been me (2)whom (3)

you had chosen and not she (4).

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

36

She is (1) one of those persons whom (2), I

am sure, always do (3) their best (4) even in most trying circumstances.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

37

If one could possibly (1) answer the question

the question, what makes a person feel lonely (2)one (3) of the great mysteries of the human s heart(4) would be solved.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

38

Most of us see the (1) Punjab riots as(2) one more (3)incidents (4) leading to a civil war.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

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By the time (1) the plane had arrived (2) I nearly had (3) despaired of being able (4)to board it.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

40

The sudden (1)noise frightened (2)the baby and (3)made it to (4)cry.

 

a

1

b

3

 

c

2

d

4

41

Whom (1)did you mean to hurt (2) by your unkind remarks except (3)SitaI (4)?

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

42

Entering (1)the (2)crowded (3)store I saw two vaguely (4) familiar faces.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

43

We will (1) learn a lot (2)by (3)attending the English course, isn t it (4)?

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

44

(1)would like you (2) to meet my Cousin brother (3)who has just returned from the States(4).

I

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

3

d

4

45

The director knowing (1)of my interest in (2) linguistics asked me that (3) I would like to attend (4)the national seminar.

 

a

1

b

2

 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

46

It looked (1) like she is just (2)an (3) inch taller than I (4).

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

47

The request of(1) the students Union President that fees be(2) lowered (3)were (4)

immediately supported by a vast majority.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

48

Most of us are not aware(1)that (2) eating some varieties (3)of mushrooms result (4) in death.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

49

After (1)Napoleon had lost (2) the battle of Waterloo in 1815 he had been (3) exiled to (4) the island of St.Helena.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

50

We are always (1)complaining that prices are

too high (2) and that we were not (3) getting our money s worth (4).

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

51

The real (1) important thing to remember (2) is that language learning (3)requires (4) a lot of practice.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

52

After (1)every participant had had(2)three minutes to express (3)their opinion (4) the

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debate was thrown open to the audience.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

53

For (1) a long time I did not know (2) who was sitting besides (3) me because it was so (4) dark.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

54

These days (1)we hears(2)less (3)of railway accidents than motoring (4) accidents.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

55

When asked (1) a question he rose (2)his (3)hand to catch (4) the teachers attention.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

56

Everyone looked uneasy (1) when I was trying to explain why we ought to(2)protest but in (3) the end none had any objection of it (4) .

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

57

The professor tried his very best (1) to bring home (2)on (3) the students the need for (4)hard work.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

58

The students distributed cakes(1) between(2)the classmates(3)on the eve of

Christmas(4).

 
 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

59

The (1) mission in (2)his life is to improve the

lot (3)of the economically (4) deprived and the socially oppressed.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 

60

That (1) eminent professor, who discovered (2)the ancient cure that everyone is talking about(3), refused to gave (4) a press interview.

 

a

  • 1 2

b

 
 

c

  • 3 4

d

 
 

In questions below three words are given. They are followed by four words one of which stands for the class to which these three words belong. Identify the word.

61

History, Chemistry, Biology

 
 

a

Subjects

b

Study

 

c

Science

d

School

62

Red, Blue, Green

 
 

a

Yellow

b

Colour

 

c

Likeness

d

Bright

63

Honesty, Credibility, Reliability

 
 

a

Character

b

Soberness

 

c

Manly

d

Perfection

64

Second, Hour, Minute

 

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a

Time

b

Day

 

c

Year

d

moment

65

Pant, shirt, tie

 
 

a

Man

b

Clothes

 

c

Colour

d

Shoes

66

Table, Chair, sofa

 
 

a

Furniture

b

Chair

 

c

Wood

d

Polish

67

Winter, summer, monsoon

 
 

a

Climate

b

Season

 

c

Year

d

Rainy season

68

Railways, airlines, buses

 
 

a

Trains

b

Transport

 

c

Vehicles

d

Fast

69

Bread, Butter, Eggs

 
 

a

Food

b

Vitamin A, B

 

c

Protein

d

Nourishment

70

Ahmedabad, Aligarh, Bangalore

 

a

City

b

Town

 

c

State

d

country

71

One word substitute: Find out the proper word which can be substituted to the underlined phrase:-

 

She is burning her candle at both ends.

 

a

Lavish

b

Luxury

 

c

Leisure

d

Lustful

72

The teacher could not make head or tail of the essay.

 

a

Knowledge

b

Understand

 

c

Education

d

Listening

73

The shrewd ant put by a lot of corns for the winter.

 

a

gain

b

Saved

 

c

Profit

d

Loss

74

Monishaset her heart upon becoming a

doctor.

 

a

Desired

b

Decided

 

c

Wanted

d

Deceived

75

Sheela was ill at ease in her mother-in-law s house.

 

a

Uneasy

b

Painful

 

c

Tortured

d

Tormented

76

Meena writes to her parents once in a blue moon.

 

a

Occasionally

b

Often

 

c

Frequently

d

Rarely

77

You should not break hard and fast rules.

 

a

Rigid

b

Tight

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c

Loose

d

Stubborn

78

Mr. Moorthy always has something in his sleeve.

 

a

Secret

b

Cash

 

c

Things

d

Mobile

79

The arrested thief showed white feathers.

 

a

Anxiety

b

Fear

 

c

Peace

d

timid

80

Mr. Nagaraj is the cock of the walk.

 

a

Important

b

Suppressed

 

c

Dominant

d

celebrity

81

Most people work

nine to five.

 

a

on

b

at

 

c

from

d

to

82

It rained all Monday and stopped raining

 

the day.

 

a

during

b

with

 

c

on

d

In

83

She got married

 

age of twenty one.

 

a

in

b

at

 

c

during

d

on

84

We arrived

the morning of the tenth.

 

a

in

b

on

 

c

at

d

while

85

They live

 

a thatched hut.

 
 

a

in

b

under

 

c

upon

 

d

beside

86

He has been in the hospital

 

morning.

 

a

since

 

b

for

 

c

from

 

d

in

87

Don t bathe immediately

eating.

 

a

before

 

b

after

 

c

while

 

d

during

88

Tom is standing

 

Dick and Harry

 

a

between

 

b

among

 

c

in front of

 

d

beside

89

The head mistress was children.

a crowd of

 

a

behind

 

b

upon

 

c

across

 

d

among

90

Children

 

fifteen are not allowed to

______

write the metric examination.

 
 

a

above

 

b

under

 

c

below

 

d

of

91

Ashok decided to go to America reasons.

several

 

a

for

b

of

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c

since

d

because of

92

think the picture look better opposite wall.

I

the

 

a

above

b

on

 

c

upon

d

below

93

An asteroid is coming rate of 25 km/hr.

 

the earth at the

 

a

towards

b

to

 

c

against

d

across

94

She ran

the room happily carrying her

grade sheet.

 
 

a

into

b

onto

 

c

to the

d

across

95

How does the snake get

the wall.

 

a

behind

b

beside

 

c

beneath

d

onto

96

the end of December, I shall have read all those books.

 

a

For

b

By

 

c

At

d

in

97

She ran

the fields.

 
 

a

among

b

on

 

c

across

d

into

98

He dived

the water.

 
 

a

onto

b

upon

 

c

under

d

into

99

Ann played

the doll.

 
 

a

with

b

to

 

c

for

d

beside

100

He made use

the book.

 
 

a

in

b

of

 

c

on

d

with

101

The latest negotiations came to a sudden

close with the

of renewed agitation.

 

a

demand

b

threat

 

c

note

d

call

102

is he in Bombay than he calls his uncle

Charles.

 

a

While

b

As soon as

 

c

No sooner

d

Whenever

103

 

you ever

to the great wall?

 
 

a

Have

b

Have

been

gone

 
 

c

Had ___

d

Did

go

gone

 

104

I

have waited at

 

bus stop for half

hour.

 

a

the, for, an

b

at, x, an

 

c

the, x, an

d

the, an, an

105

In Winter the peasants get ready

the next

year.

 
 

a

of

b

with

 

c

in

d

for

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106

Is there

in today s newspaper?

 

a

Important

b

Something

something

important

 

c

Important

d

Anything

anything

important.

 

To be

I think you did not do the right

107

thing.

 

a

clever

b

free

 

c

frank

d

straight

 

The teacher asked us

 

we could write a

108

letter in Japanese.

 
 

a

that

b

that if

 

c

whether

d

if that

109

Two policemen came in to the house. One

was tall,

was short.

 
 

a

other

b

the other

 

c

another

d

others

110

She said, I ll try

any mistakes again.

 

a

not to make

b

don t make

 

c

not make

d

to not make

111

The English woman spoke could understand her.

so that all of us

 

a

slowly

b

quickly enough

enough

 

c

enough

d

enough quickly

slowly

112

When they arrived, the train minutes.

for ten

 

a

have been

b

have left

away

 

c

had been

d

had left

away

113

I

would like to have ___.

 
 

a

two glasses

b

two glass of milk

of milk

 

c

two glasses

d

two glass of milk

of milks

114

Who sings

Jini or Tom?

 
 

a

better

b

best

 

c

well

d

the best

115

Mr. Hi gave me language well.

 

on how to learn a foreign

 

a

some advices

b

an advice

 

c

a lot of advice

d

many pieces of advice

116

Lily likes to play

 

football, but Lucy likes to

play

violin.

 

a

The, the

b

X, the

 

c

X, x

d

The, x

117

Mike sat in the room alone. The others were

all out

him.

 

a

Except

b

With

 

c

To

d

of

118

Rema has done well in

   

her examination.

Yes,

she ___.

 
 

a

were

b

has

 

c

is

d

will

119

I

have written a letter to Raju and so

Ravi.

 

a

were

b

has

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c

is

d

will

120

Please Hurry up! There is

time left.

 

a

little

b

a little

 

c

few

d

a few

121

The teacher tested ___.

 
 

a

how the boy could read english

b

the boy if he could read English

 

c

if the boy could read English

d

the boy how he could read English

122

None of the teachers ___.

 
 

a

is being

b

are being

taught

teaching

grammar

grammar

 

c

has taught

d

have taught

grammar

grammar

123

Ravi gets

salary.

 

a

less

b

small

 

c

a less

d

a small

124

You are

the all.

 

a

the cleverest

b

the cleverest

boy

from

 

c

cleverest

d

cleverest of

than

125

Ravi is

than cunning.

 
 

a

much clever

b

more clever

 

c

clever

d

most clever

126

 

came to see the teacher.

 
 

a

The both

b

Both the boys

boys

 

c

Both of the boys

d

Both boys

127

The problem is so difficult that Ravi it.

solve

 

a

can

b

will be able to

 

c

can not

d

both boys

128

She asked ___.

 
 

a

had I

 

b

whether I had

completed my

completed my

work

 

work

 

c

i had

 

d

that I had

completed my

completed my

work

 

work

129

I

said that I

her last year.

 
 

a

had seen

 

b

saw

 

c

had been seen

d

had had seen

130

Though he is fat,

 

he runs fast.

 
 

a

 

but

b

however

 

c

 

still

d

yet

131

Speaking Japanese is

writing it.

 
 

a

the easiest

 

b

easy

 

c

easier than

 

d

easiest than

132

Summer, we often go swimming afternoon.

the

 

a

In, on

 

b

In, in

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c

On, on

d

On, in

133

Would you like Sunday?

skating with the next

 

a

go

b

to go

 

c

going

d

to going

134

Don t u think there are __

things

to do on

holidays than watching tv all day.

 

a

better

b

well

 

c

best

d

much

135

I

am doing well and I wish

 

you.

 

a

to hear the same of

b

to hear the same from

 

c

to hear the shame from

d

to hear the same from

136

That s ___.

 
 

a

alright

b

allright

 

c

all right

d

all-right

137

 

TV is stolen.

 

a

A black and white

b

A black and a white

 

c

Black and white

d

Black and a white

138

One should do

duty properly.

 
 

a

their

b

his

 

c

her

d

ones

139

I

my lunch.

 

a

just finished

b

am just finished

 

c

just finish

d

have just finished

140

You ought to have treated her

sister.

 

a

as your

b

as if your

 

c

like your

d

your

141

It is nothing else

pride.

 

a

than

b

as

 

c

but

d

like

142

You are

weak in studies.

 
 

a

so

b

too

 

c

very

d

much

143

They are going to visit the great wall month.

next

 

a

sometime

b

some time

 

c

sometimes

d

some times

144

What

while I was playing football?

 
 

a

have you done

b

were you doing

 

c

had you done

d

you did

145

He persisted

in spite of warning.

 
 

a

to do it

b

on doing it

 

c

in doing it

d

upon doing it

146

Many a student

attended my class.

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a

has

b

have

 

c

is

d

are

147

How about

a walk?

 
 

a

Take

b

Taking

 

c

To take

d

Taken

148

He came to see me with a view to case.

her

 

a

recommended

b

get

recommended

 

c

have

d

recommending

recommended

149

He

3 years ago.

 
 

a

Was died

b

Was dead

 

c

Died

d

Death

150

Nehru was a great man ___.

 
 

a

isn t it

b

isn t he