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T.B.C. : P-DE-A-J-FO Serial No.

Test Booklet Series



Maximum Marks:

Time Allowed : Two Hours INSTRUCTIONS


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IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE· COMMENCEMENT OF THE EXAMINATION, YOU SHOULD CHECK THAT THIS TEST BOOKLET DOES NOT HAVE ANY UNPRINTED OR TORN OR MISSING PAGES OR ITEMS,. ETC. IF SO, GET IT REPLACED BY A COMPLETE TEST BOOKLET. . ENCODE CLEARLY THE TEST BOOKLET SERIES A, B, C OR D AS THE CASE MAY BE IN TIlE APPROPRIATE PLACE IN THE ANSWER SHEET. You have to enter· your Rol1 Number on the Test Booklet in the Box provided alongside. DO NOT write anything else on the Test Booklet. This Test Booklet contains 120 items (questions). Each item comprises four responses (answers). You will select the response which you want to mark on the Answer Sheet. In case you feel that there is more than one correct response, mark the response which you consider the best. In any case, choose ONLY ONE response for each item. You have to mark all your responses ONLY on the separate Answer Sheet provided. See directions in the Answer Sheet. All items carry equal marks. Attempt all items. Your total marks will depend only on the number of correct responses marked by you in the Answer Sheet. . Before you proceed to mark in the Answer Sheet t.he responses to various items in the Test Booklet, you have to fill in some particulars in the Answer Sheet as per instructions sent to you with your Admission Certificate. After you have completed filling in all your responses on the Answer, Sheet and the examination has concluded, you should hand over to the Invigilator only the Answer Sheet. You are permitted to take away with you the Test Booklet. Sheets for rough work arc appended in the Test Booklet at the end. Penalty for wrong Answers: , THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS MARKED BY A CANDIDATE IN THE OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTION PAPERS. (I) There are four alternatives for 'the answer to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has. been given by the candidate, one-third (0·33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as ,penalty. (ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above to that question. ,. , (iii) If a question is left blank, i.e., no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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'Directions (For the 23 items which follow) :
Each of the following twenty three items consists of a word in capital letters followed by four words or groups of words. Select the' word or group of words that is most similar in meaning to the word in capital letters.

(b) (c)


Generous Wonderful Liberal Friendly and' cheerful

Disagreement Despondency Bitterness Difference

(c) (d)


(a) (b) (c) (d)


Retreat Reconstruct Retrial Retrace

Bad tempered

(b) Full of contempt (c) Very sick

Cd) Very envious 8. FELICITY (a)
(b) (c)

(a) Reunite (b) Repeal (c) (d) Reserve Reproach

Peace Comfort Faithfulness

Cd) Great happiness

(a) (b)

Wonderful Dazzling Beautiful


(b) Indifferent (c)


Sluggish Calm

Cd) Respectful

10. FELINE (a)
(b) (c)

Fleshy Thin Stout Bony 2

Feminine Cat-Ilke Ferocious Ugly-and clumsy



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I. EXQUISITE (a) (b) (d) Perennial Highly refined Too costly Extemporaneous 17. PLACATE (a) Implore (b) Flatter (c) (d) Pacify Compensate 3 Cautious Quarrelsome A . TENUOUS (a) Being tenacious 16. 11. EXPOSTULATED (a) (b) Requested Quarrelled ferociously Remonstrated Appealed with good reason Noisy Soothing (c) (d) (d) 19. SEETHING (a) Dissatisfied (b) Be agitated (c) (d) Won easily 14. (b) Miser1y (c) (d) 15. WRESTED (a) 1 Fearless and determined Unceasing" Took by force (b) Took away easily (c) Lost narrowly 18.· PERPEnJAL (a) Contagious (b) Not substantial (c) (d) (b) Continuous Gross Popular (c) Perplexing 12. DAUNTLESS (a) Praiseworthy (c) (d) Exotic (b) Effortless and smooth (c) (a) 13. STINGY (a) Violent.P-DE-A-J-FO .

First. read a passage. Examples 'I' and 'J' are solved for you. a basic fact that confronts us squarely and unmistakably is the desire for peace. Just as each one of us wants to live and not to die. OBVIATE (a) Delaying the solution of a problem (b) To remove a difficulty (c) Make obstruction (d) Supercede 23. After each passage. all beings primarily seek peace.20. EXULTATION (a) Extinction (b) Anxiety 22. and then answer the questions based on it. you will find several questions based on the passage. be it pragmatic or otherwise. You are required to select your answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the author only. SACRILEGE (a) (c) Jubilation Cd) Expectation 21. no matter whether they belong to the higher groups such as human beings or to the lower groups such as animals. so do all other creatures. security and happiness. PASSAGE In our approach to 'life. And. P-PE-A-. Even the lowliest insect strives for protection against dangers that threaten its life.J-FO -A 4 . Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to a man. DOUGHTY (a) Dastardly (b) Deceptive (c) Flabby Cd) Valiant Offering sacrifice (b) Privilege (c) Blasphemy Cd) Being sacred COMPREHENSION Directions (For the 20 items which follow) : In this Section you have Six short passages. comfort and security. Different forms of life at different levels of existence make up the teeming denizens of this earth of ours.

plead non guilty for him and free him of his miseries. Which statement does not? (a) (b) 26.P-DE-A-J-FO . So (b) is the correct answer. there he was. he (a) (b) (c) (d) Betrayed no one Thought over the problem Never lost faith in goodness Raised his voice against injustice 5 27. dark and damp cell he never for a moment lost faith in God and goodness and was waiting anxiously for an angel to come. J. 1. The best assumption underlying the passage is "The will to survive of a creature is identified with a desire for peace". which is response (b). Which one of the following assumptions or steps is essential in developing the author's position ? (a) (b) (c) (d) o (b) All forms of life have a single overriding goal The will to survive of a creature is identified with . In the dark dungeon for (a) (b) he always waited His mother The jailer The verdict miseries freeing him of his He had never lost faith in God He was sure there was goodness have evidence in his (c) (d) (c) He could favour (d) He knew that the truth must prevail The angel to come and plead for him 0 25.I. Whatever others said about him. The idea which represents the author's main point is "peace and security are the chief goals of all living beings". which is response (c). All had betrayed him in his hour of need. PASSAGE I 24. The truth must prevail means (a) (b) (c) (d) He was true Angel will reveal truth Truth always wins in the end We must plead for the truth A . Yet. Three of the following statements indicate that he had a sparkling hope. In the cold. still with a sparkling hope and knew that the truth must prevail. All held him guilty. Even his own mother who claimed to understand him the best. The author's main point is that (a) different forms of life are found on earth different levels of existence possible in nature are .a desire for peace All beings are divided into higher and lower groups A parallel is drawn between happiness and life and pain and death (c) peace and security are the chief goals of all Jiving beings (d) even the weakest creature struggles to preserve its life Explanation : 1. . So (c) is the correct answer. Ah ! whatever could be said was said.

He seemed interested in every passenger aboard. P-DE-A-J-FO -A 6 .PASSAGE II Once while travelling by the local bus. 28. I got a seat beside a very strange man. First. He' would stare at a person. He saw a man's face not as a single unit but as thousands of squares put together. 29. The man because (a) (b) author's He was sitting next to him He was stating at every person in the bus He would stare at every person and then scribble down somemathematical notation 31. fellow passengers in the bus PASSAGE III With the inevitable growth of specialization 1 see the universities facing two great dangers. in an effort to condition a university to the needs of its students and to the needs of the State it may lose its power to make or mould those students into responsible men. scribble some odd mathematical notations on his long notebook and then move on to the next. The author found that man '8 reply quite startling because (a) A statistical expert: cannot budding scientist A budding artist statistical expert cannot be a (b) The details of thousands of squares put together (c) Some mathematical calculations Some mathematical caught (b) (c) be a formulae and (d) signs (d) attention Graphics is still a rare art form and he was learning it while travelling in a bus The fact that "a man's face can be analysed as thousands of squares" was a strange concept. And secondly. capable of thinking for themselves and capable of expressing the results of their thoughts to others. From the passage we gather that (a) (b) The author is very inquisitive The author tries to poke his nose in other people's business The author is interested matical notations In (c) (c) mathe- (d) He was a budding artist learning the art of graphics (d) The author wants to talk to. He was in fact a statistical expert and a budding artist learning the art of graphics. \. it is very easy to get so involved in the technical details of education that the object of education is lost. The man was· scribbling down (a) The figures of co-passengers 30. Being quite interested in what he was doing I asked him what aJl those notations meant and then came the startling reply.

The parents looked (a) (b) 37.P-DE-A-J-FO serene cheerful 7 (c) (d) .32. Which one of the fo1lowing statements is likely to be the most correct reason for this inevitability? (a) Universities give grants only to do specialised work in different disciplines The p~ofessors and researchers in universities are competent' only for specialised work Specialization helps growth of the nation economic (b) (c) The aim of education is to mould the youth to work for the State The aim of education is to make the youth capable of independent thought and expression (b) (d) The aim of education is to enable the youth to earn a comfortable living 34. The faces of the father and mother had a quiet gladness. Which one of the following statements most correctly suggests the central theme of the passage? (a) The aim of education is specialization PASSAGE IV (c) (d) for One December night. The fire roared and brightened the room with its light. a family had gathered around their fireside and piled it high with wood gathered from mountain streams and ruins of great trees that had come falling down the mountain sides. and the aged grandmother who. The oldest daughter looked (a) (b) stupid glad intelligent mournful A . sat sewing in the wannest place was the picture of happiness grown old. Which one of the following statements most correctly suggests implied in the passage? (a) (b) [he warning (c) (d) In an age of science and technology specialization becomes necessary Uni versify education should not be concerned with technical details Universities should not subordinate themsel ves to the interests of the State Universities should be concerned only with the needs of students Universities should not go any specialization In 33. The firewood had been (a) (b) (c) gloomy dull brought stolen (d) Cc) collected Cd) found 36. The author calls growth of specialisation 'inevitable'. the oldest daughter was the picture of happiness at seventeen. 35. the children laughed.

the ice had gone out just two weeks before . the year was (a) (b) Middle of winter Early autumn Early spring Middle of summer 42. A sling (d) A back-pack . . He was walking unmarked in moonlight. Her reactions effect on him did not have any (c) (d) She realized her sense of shame She looked carefully at him 40.at him. and came up empty. the time of . 41. Her unpleasant feeling passed when (a) (b) He did not take any notice of her The moonlight was beautiful PASSAGE VI She had never thanked him for his help to her father As I slung my pack onto my shoulders a big mosquito thudded against my cheek. and they were on me. She felt ashamed she had Aever thanked him for the help he had given her father. She was ashamed because (a) (b) (c) . The traveller could not fecI the breeze because (a) (b) (c) (d) The mosquito had bitten him He was at the foot of the ridge There was no ice on the mountain There was no breeze on the tundra mountain (c) . the last breeze faded. When he was in the arctic.that there might be more to him than she had imagined. innocent of her reaction to him. She felt then .and I had scarcely noticed them. but it was early in the season . I reached in my pocket for the repellent. The traveller carried with him (a) Mosquito repellent (c) (d) (b) ·A pack of food P-DE-A-J-I'O . But now as I would down the ridge. She glanced at him when (a) He walked alone and unnoticed in moonlight (b) She was sure that she was not being noticed (c).PASSAGE V The unpleasant feeling passed and she glanced guardedly up. There had been a few through the day.A 8 . 43. they • pelted against my face. 38.this thought had come to her before . (d) She was spying on him There was more to him than she had imagined A recurring her thought came back to (d) The unpleasant feeling passed 39. Rising in clouds from'the soggy tundra.

R: . SI: For years the old chair stood in one of the empty antics. Therefore. of a • Q : They were very poor. X. So when I saw it for the last time. One of these is surely the tomb of Itirnad-ud-daulah. S6: I At last she turned him out of the house. In the following. The proper sequence should be (a) (b) (c) (d) RSQP QSRP SPRQ RPSQ The proper sequence should be (a) RQPS (b) BQRS (c) QPRS 45.: S: This tomb has the delicacy baroque jewel case.P:DE-A-J-FO 9 . There are few other buildings to match the delicacy of this tomb. The first sentence (SI) and the' final sentence (S6) are given in the beginning. Sl: Having visited the Taj Mahal many tourists think that Agra has little else to offer. R : After seemg the Taj one could profitably visit half a dozen other Mughal buildings.for you. to It was there for many years after my father died. given by his daughter Nur Jahan. (a) is the correct answer. Example. Q. madly in love P: Q: R: S: The correct sequence in this' example is R Q P S which is marked by (a). P. Rand S. But Jack refused to work. S I: There was a boy named J ack.four sentences and mark accordingly on the Answer Sheet. 'X' has been solved . You are required to find out the proper sequence of the .ORDERING OF SENTENCES Directions (For the 1$ items which follow). S6: The proper sequence should be (a) PQRS SRQP RP P: (b) (c) Cd) Q : The design of the whole tomb was Q S RQPS A . These are labelled P. S6: (d) RPSQ Explanation : I saw my parents agam. it stood there. each passage consists of six sentences. items. I peeped in the past. When my mother died. . S: He lived with his mother. The middle four sentences in each have been removed and jumbled up. I wanted sell it but could not. 44. So the" mother asked him to find work.

S P'R Q S: The proper sequence should be . characteristically Hoysala.in various poses. P: Q : It stands in a courtyard surrounded But closer it is dazzling and marvel1ous. It is important to note these signs. SI: Newton was perhaps the greatest scientist that ever lived. Temple is dedicated Q : He was the son of a Lincolnshire R : Therefore closed. (a) The proper sequence should be (a) QRSP SRPQ SPQR (b) (c) QPSR SQPR QSPR -A (b) (c) (d) (d) S Q P R P-DE-A-J-FO 10 . P: These persons get themselves enrolled as poor persons and get all the benefits of poverty. Such persons consider it to be a source of enjoying· life without earning enjoyment. But when he was only 22. . S6: They depict young womenmusicians and dancers . from Hassan. S6: Newton went home and worked quietly by himself for about 18 months. actually poor for getting enrolled . Sl: Belur is 35 km. the loveliest being the panels right and left of the main door. is not very impressive. . the star-shaped temple. PRSQ RSQP (a) The proper sequence should be (a) (b) The proper sequence should be (b} Q R S P (c) (c) (d) PQSR Q Q (d) S R Q P 49. wrong is that the patient just does not feel fit. p: Q : It is not necessary for a person to be_ Q : Often the first sign of something R: S: R: S: They may help a doctor what is wrong. Chennakesava to Vishnu . but some of them are much commoner than others. S6: Is not poverty a God's boon! As soon as this happens he must become alert about the signs. R SP 47. S6: 48. and was born in 1642. S: the uni versities were He went to Cambridge to study mathematics when he was 19. P: Seen from afar. SI: Poverty is a God's curse.. farmer. a terrible plague epidemic swept· over England. SI: I1Iness may start with almost any sign. to decide It may be true for a few but to many it is just its opposite.because it can be easily managed. by a rectangular R: wall. RQPS RSP He usually relies on these signs for the diagnosis of the illness. and the entire exterior is decorated with sculptures.46.

Tagore had no blueprint for the world's salvation. The proper sequence should be (a) P: SQRP (b) P Q R S (c) . He not only made some excmng discoveries about genTIs but he was able to use his discoveries in very practical ways. as a teacher he will always enlighten. 'ism'. he took addicted The proper sequence should be (a) (b) (c) SRPQ PRQS RS P Q Q: He soon realized that nothing was more difficult than to find a job. SI: Unlike many modem thinkers. S6: S: Quarrel ensued invariably between husband and wife when he returned home. SI: Louis Pasteur had a very busy and interesting life. R : Without job he failed to meet the daily requirements of his family which made him highly depressed. S6: S: As a poet he will always delight.50. he started toying with the idea of ending his life of burdens and strains. P: To overcome depression to drinking and became to it. and cow keepers. rightly 56: Unable to bear misfortunes any further. all of whom were trying to carry on important industries.R Q P S 52. His thought will therefore never be out of date. Q R S'P (d) 11 RSQP A . He worked hard in his laboratory with test tubes and all kinds of experiments. Among the people whom Pasteur was able to help were brewers. as a singer he will always enchant. . in a state of drunkenness. He was always very proud of being able to help his country in this way. he began to look for 3 job in an office. R : He believed in no particular S: He was what Gandhiji termed the Great Sentinel. breeders of silk worms. S]: When his business failed. He was working to help people who were suffering in some special way from disease.truths which men may ignore only at their peril.P-DE-A-J-FO Q : He merely emphasised certain basic . P: The proper sequence should be (a) PQRS Q: (b) S R Q P (c) Q S R P (d) Q RPS R: 51. (d) .

his best friend included. P: She never tired of reproaching him on this score. her an d caressed her. S6: Then as the darkness grew deeper. incurably lazy . SI: S: S6: It was a depressing beginning . Walker caught a deadly cold. and. and the twilight deepened into night. -A The proper sequence should be (a) (b) (c) PRSQ RSPQ Q: SRQP (d) R Q P S P-DE-A-J-FO 12 . .53. Last teon he and Fenn had been as close friends as you could wish to see. and one star after another came out. The feeling that his whole world had fallen about his ears was increasing with every hour he spend at Kay's. SI: So we went on in the quiet. 54. R: One day Mrs. were R: Neena's fears and her fatigue grew upon her. and shortly afterwards. The clear blue. source of (d) 55.The proper sequence should be (a) P R Q S (b) (c) (d) QSPR SQRP PSQR R: Q: P: Now his chief desire seemed to be to score off the human race in general. This was a constant irritation to his wife. If he had asked Fenn to help him in a tight place. S1: Tom Walker and his wife always at loggerheads. S: The proper sequence should be (a) (b) (c) PR Q S Q : Tom was talkative and QPRS QPSR RSPQ Kennedy 'kicked moodily at the leg of the chair which he was holding. P: The ground grew dim and the trees black. S: she put her arms round my neck. S6: Tom silently thanked God for this relief. died. closing her eyes tightly pressed. then he knew he could have relied on him. of the distance faded. her face against my shoulder. I took her in my arms and talked to .

it till it was all (d) S Q R P 13 A . Q : Now that is changing .. it seems fair to say that at least half the population has occasional nightmares. S6: And 1 said. 58. became suddenly (c) (d) QRPS PQRS Q: I concentrated on my food and I was convinced I had to eat. have there been serious studies to find out how many of us actually have nightmares. 'certainly'.56~ 5]: S6. 'Let me have a dollar. R: But the study of nightmares been curiously neglected. S. S: The proper sequence should be (a) PRSQ But a small number. S: While results so far are inconclusive. husband of Madeleine.P-DE-A-J-FO . I sat at the table and ate. has 57. R: I stopped. But lungs have temperament. SI: People have always been fascinated by dreams. any exhibition of the extraordinary. only recently (b) Q SP R (c) (d) QSRP SPRQ . perhaps less than 5% have them regularly.: Todd borrowed this dollar last year on the 8th of April. The proper sequence should be (a) PRSQ (b) R S P Q P: My breathing difficult. will you' ! R : It happened naturally. The proper sequence should be (a) (b) (c) SRPQ RQPS PQRS Q: He merely said. P: He needed a dollar to pay his taxi and I lent it to him. P: In fact. I was just the normal Ramaswamy. however. S: quite simply and I hardly realised over. S6. .

No error. (a) I will tell him that (b) what he has done is wrong. so (b) is the correct answer. When I shall see him. Read each sentence to find out whether there is an error in any underlined part. (d) 60. (b) and (c). The letter under this part is (b). The young child (a) a very sweet song. (c) No error. I went to his house but (a) No error. (d) No error. You may feel that there is no error in a sentence. for item Q. (d) We worked (a) Explanation." SPOTTING ERRORS Directions (For the 16 items which follow) : (i) In this Section a number of sentences are given. 59. (b) or (c). at school they were told to value highly . (c) (d) P-DE-A-J-FO . . singed (b)· very hard (b) - Examples P. There may be a word missing or there may be a word which should be removed. You are required only to indicate your response on the Answer Sheet.A 14 . (c) throughout the season. (c) No error. Q.' In item P. No sentence has more than one error. 'P' and 'Q' have been solved for you. The sentences are underlined in three separate parts and each one is labelled (a). (d) is the correct answer. word usage or idioms. indicate your response on the separate Answer Sheet at the appropriate space. as the sentence does not contain any error.) Errors may be in grammar. the word 'singed' is wrong. (d) couldn't see him (b) because he went out before I arrived.ln that case letter (d) will signify a 'No error' response. Literature remains the interest of a minority (a) and the majority has chosen to ignore those aspects of language (b) which. When you find an error in anyone of the underlined parts (a). (ii) You are to indicate only one response for each item in your Answer Sheet. "Similarly. (If you indicate more than one response. your answer will be considered wrong.. (iii) You are not required to correct the error. (c) 61.

(d) but it was so badly written (b) 68. (c) 69. (d) No error. (a) 64. W My 71. (a) No error. If there a guarantee No error. He did not pass the examination ~ __ (a) his best efforts. (c) No error. I prefer (a) my job (b) (a) to yours. ~~~ daughter-in-laws ~ __ (a) me 72. (e)· ~ No error. He asked _ (a) M. (e) and where I came from. (d) Ob) (b) 73 . There has always been --=-. who are in Kolkata (b) what my name is ~) have come to visit us. IfJ was the king. (e) No error. . (d) 15 A . I look (a) forward to meet you (b) in future. (c) ~ _ 6 7. (d) No error.• 62. . some fonn of education but there has not always bectn schools. -(a-)annual function of the school (b) No error. (c) 66. 63. (d) to place a bulk order for your product.__ (a) No error. No error. (e) the instructions. (c) the principal advised to the students to be ideal citizens. No error.P-DE-A-J-FO . (c) Life on board ship . J would change the face Cb) he is not following (b) was not as I expected (b) inspite of (b) Cd) (d) No error. He admits that (a) 65. (a) it to be. (d) that I had to leave the attempt. Cd) of my country. I meet him once a blue moon so I do not imow much about his activities. (d) then we are prepared (b) 70. (c) Cd) At the 74. (c) No error. I tried to read your letter.

Q.lding Of palac. some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. A good garden. Example 'Z' has been solved for you.OUDERING OF WORDS IN A SENTENCE Directions (For the 20 items which follow) : In the following items. round about a huge bui.(P) . Z. 75.: (Q) fresh beauties every month (S). Rand S to produce the correct sentence. You are required to fe-arrange these parts which are labelled P. proper sequence and mark in your Answer Sheet accordingly. It is well-known that the effect (P) is very bad (Q) on children (R) of cinema (S) The correct sequence should be (a) PSRQ (b) S P Q R (c) SRPQ (d) Q S R P Explanation: The proper way of writing the sentence is "It is well-known that the effect of cinema on children is very bad". Choose the. laid out on a magnificent scale (R) The correct sequence should be (a) (b) (c) PQRS PSQR R Q PS f (d) R P Q S 16 . He found the house and knocked at (P) without any difficulty (Q) the door (R) twice (S) The correct sequence should be (a) PQRS PRSQ (b) (c) Q P S R (d) Q P R S 76. This is indicated by the sequence P S R Q and so (a) is the correct answer. should display .

When a spider has a meal. as natural (Q) . of man's mind (R) as mOLher's milk (S) The correct sequence should be (a) SRPQ (b) P Q S R (c) (d) SRQP Q5PR 79. The year (P) that has just ended (Q) has proved to be disastrous (R) for my uncle's family (5) The correct sequence should be (a) (b) (c) .P-DE-A-J-FO .77. . Mother tongue is for the development (P) . PRSQ PQRS PSRQ Cd) SPRQ 17 A . it cats enough (S) its next meal. (P) untillt has (Q) to last for many months (R) The COITect sequence should be (a) QPSR (b) S R Q P (c)' S Q P R (d) QPRS 78.

(c) SRQ P (d) QSPR more than ever (P) and how we lived and worked (Q) and agitated in a little world apart from them (S) 82. When I look back on my life despite what cynics say (R) The correct sequence should be (a) P S Q R (b) P Q S R (c) Q R S P (d) Q P S R 81.80. I realized how cut off we were from our people (R) The correct sequence should be (a) QSPR (b) S Q R P (c) PRQS Cd) R S Q P P-DE-A-J-FO . Guards.A 18 . often use through the ground I find it hard to believe (P) which has been eventful (Q) that it is an illusion (S) to search for cavities (P) meta] probing rods (Q) which they push (R) (S) The correct seq uenee should be (a) S Q R P (b) Q R S P .

If everything wiB be a great success (P) the closing function CQ) we are sure (R) goes on well (S) The correct sequence should be (a) P Q R S (b) SRQP (c) P R Q S (d) S Q P R 85.P-DE-A-J-FO . With an idea to reach the deprived child (P) the year L979 has been declared as (R) The correct sequence should be (a) R S P Q (b) R SQ P (c) by the United Nations (Q) the International Year of the Child (S) PRSQ RS . (d) PQ 19 A .l----~--------------------------~----------------------------------------·-- - -- 83. Medical practice in recent years (P) has changed so radically (Q) you only get specialists in a variety of fields (R) that you can no longer find a good general practitioner (S) The correct sequence should be (a) (b) PSQR QPSR (c) S P R Q (d) PQRS 84.

If you have something interesting with the human touch express it clearly (P) to write about (Q) simply and '(R) (S) The correct sequence should be (a) PQSR (b) S P R Q (c) (d) RSQP Q·P. One cloudless morning of the fanner's house (R) towards the valley (P) the pilots flew off together (Q) in close fonnation (S) The correct sequence should be (a) Q S P R (b) S Q P R (c) PQ S R Cd) R Q P S P-DE-A-J-:FO .A 20 L____________________________________________________________________________ __ .R S 88. The gardener with a little brown moustache (P) a short fellow (Q) and sharp little brown eyes tiptoed into the room (S) OR) The correct sequence should be (a) P Q R S (b) Q P R S (c) Q P S R (d) QSRP 87.86.

(Q) 91. The meeting if Mr Rai (P) did not hold us J. When he had ridden to the en.lP would have been over on time (Q) with his long financial report (R) (S) The correct sequence should be (a) QRPS SPRQ QPSR PRS (b) ·(e) (d) Q had final1y paid off (P) on drawing after drawing.89. The long gruelling hours working tirelessly (R) painting after painting (S) The correct sequence should be (a) PRQS RQSP (b) (c) QSRP (d) R P Q S 21 A . (b) S Q P R (e) PRQS (d) P S R Q 90.d of his mad little journey (P) in front of his rocking horse (Q) he climbed down and stood (R) staring fixedly into its lowered face (5) The correct sequence should be (a) Q R P S.P-DE-A-J-FO .

When the it had lost its majoritY (S) The correct sequence should be (a) P S Q R (b) Q P S R (c) Q R P S (d) P Q R S 94.92. For us before this Monday (P) to complete this work (Q) and it should not be delayed (R) is very important (S) The correct sequence should be (a) (b) (c) PQRS QPSR R S PQ QSPR the party real ized that (P) elections were over (Q) in the assembly (R) (d) 93. If you must arm yourself so (P) . before startir}g a war (Q) that the enemy may think twice (R) you want peace (S) The correct sequence should be (a) S P R Q (b) P R Q S (c) RQSP PRSQ on .

REPLENISH (a) (b) (c) 100. DIVULGE / Silence Buoyancy (a) (b) (c) (d) Reveal Hide Tell Inform (c) .ANTONYMS Directions (For the 21 items which follow) : Each of the following twenty one items consists of a word or a group of words in capital letters followed by four words or groups of words. QUERULOUS (a) (b) Confident Cheerful 103. GRUDGING (a) (b) (c) (d) Wholehearted Reluctant Convincing Secretive Ruthless Restless Be merciful Be harsh. (d) 97. (a) (b) (c) (d) Reaffinne d Reincarnated Exhausted Devastated A . REJUVENATED Neglected Discharged Arrested . RELENTLESS (a) (b) (c) 101. GARRULOUS (a) (b) (c) Reticent Soft-spoken Peaceful Kind (c) Finn Cd) Quarrelsome (d) 99. Rigidity (d) Emptiness 98. Select the word or group of words that is farthest in meaning to the word-in capital letters. RESILIENCE (a) (b) 102. 95. AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR (a) (b) (c) (~) Deplete Increase' Enlarge' At night At noon Late Early Cd) Unprotect 96.P-DE-A-J-FO Cd) Convicted 23 . ACQUITTED (a) (b) (c) 104.

DELETERIOUS (a) Dilatory Harmless Being delicate (b) (c) (b) Avoid (c) (d) Quarrel with Feel shy of 24 Cd) Salubrious P~DE-A-J-FO . FIOHT SHY OF (a) Welcome 113. OBSEQUIOUS (a) (b) (c) (b) (c) (d) Offensive Dignified Irritating (d) Subservient 109.A . PAUCITY (a) (b) (c) (d) Mangers-on Small fry Riff-raff Novices Plenty Pressure Pause Retention (d) 107. BY FITS AND STARTS (a) (b) (c) Regularly When in a fit From time to time • (d) Tightened 106.OS (a) (b) (c) (d) Without steady application 111. PRONE TO (a) (b) (c) (d) Prior to Preceding Immune to Vulnerable to . DIFFIDENCE (a) Confusion Confidence Contentment Dissatisfaction 108. BIG-WI. THWARTED (a) (b) (c) Foiled Opposed Supported 110. 112.lOS.

BY HOOK OR BY CROOK (a) In a completely insane manner (d) (c) Being felicitated merits for one's artistic (b) In whatever way one can (c) (d) Being very evil and destructive To be very tenacious Something achieved that constitutes a victory 120. EXASPERATED (a) Encouraged (b) Impressed (c) Diverted. FOR GOOD (a) For a good cause 118. 116. BLOW BY BLOW (a) Eruptions in quick succession from a great volcano Continuously raining with thunders (c) Blocking somebody's gress Choose the path to pro- (d) (b) Suffocation caused due to living in a congested area (c) Describe an event as it occurred in every detail A rapid decline of business leading to its closure 119.P . CHOCK-A-BLOCK (b) Temporarily (a) Fined to capacity (c) (b) Not being desires able to fulfil one's (d) 25 Seriously " A .DE-A-J-FO Permanently ..114. A FEATHER IN ONE'S CAP (a) Accumulating property more money or (d) (b) Taking more burden on oneself 117. most appropriate one. 115. ON THE SLY (a) Openly (b) Secretly (c) Casually (d) Delighted (d) Actively MEANING FOR IDIOMS/PHRASES Directions (For the 5 items which follow) : You are given four alternative meanings to each of the following idioms/phrases.




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