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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.

1. GENIAL
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6. ACRIMONY
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Generous Wonderful Liberal Friendly and' cheerful

Disagreement Despondency Bitterness Difference

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Retreat Reconstruct Retrial Retrace

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Peace Comfort Faithfulness

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Wonderful Dazzling Beautiful

Simple

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

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

So (c) is the correct answer. The idea which represents the author's main point is "peace and security are the chief goals of all living beings". Whatever others said about him.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. The author's main point is that (a) different forms of life are found on earth different levels of existence possible in nature are . which is response (b). he (a) (b) (c) (d) Betrayed no one Thought over the problem Never lost faith in goodness Raised his voice against injustice 5 27. plead non guilty for him and free him of his miseries. Yet. 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 . Even his own mother who claimed to understand him the best. So (b) is the correct answer. still with a sparkling hope and knew that the truth must prevail. The best assumption underlying the passage is "The will to survive of a creature is identified with a desire for peace". PASSAGE I 24. 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. Ah ! whatever could be said was said. 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 . . All held him guilty. 1. All had betrayed him in his hour of need. J. Which statement does not? (a) (b) 26. dark and damp cell he never for a moment lost faith in God and goodness and was waiting anxiously for an angel to come. Three of the following statements indicate that he had a sparkling hope.I.P-DE-A-J-FO . In the cold. which is response (c). there he was.

P-DE-A-J-FO -A 6 . He seemed interested in every passenger aboard. 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. Being quite interested in what he was doing I asked him what aJl those notations meant and then came the startling reply. 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.PASSAGE II Once while travelling by the local bus. 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 saw a man's face not as a single unit but as thousands of squares put together. 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. He was in fact a statistical expert and a budding artist learning the art of graphics. 29. \. I got a seat beside a very strange man. 28. And secondly. fellow passengers in the bus PASSAGE III With the inevitable growth of specialization 1 see the universities facing two great dangers. He' would stare at a person. First. capable of thinking for themselves and capable of expressing the results of their thoughts to others. scribble some odd mathematical notations on his long notebook and then move on to the next. 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.

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.P-DE-A-J-FO serene cheerful 7 (c) (d) . The faces of the father and mother had a quiet gladness. The oldest daughter looked (a) (b) stupid glad intelligent mournful A . 35. The author calls growth of specialisation 'inevitable'. The firewood had been (a) (b) (c) gloomy dull brought stolen (d) Cc) collected Cd) found 36.32. The parents looked (a) (b) 37. and the aged grandmother who. sat sewing in the wannest place was the picture of happiness grown old. 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 oldest daughter was the picture of happiness at seventeen. the children laughed. The fire roared and brightened the room with its light. 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. 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.

at him. She felt ashamed she had Aever thanked him for the help he had given her father. the last breeze faded. She glanced at him when (a) He walked alone and unnoticed in moonlight (b) She was sure that she was not being noticed (c). But now as I would down the ridge.the ice had gone out just two weeks before . Rising in clouds from'the soggy tundra. the year was (a) (b) Middle of winter Early autumn Early spring Middle of summer 42. There had been a few through the day. they • pelted against my face.PASSAGE V The unpleasant feeling passed and she glanced guardedly up. The traveller carried with him (a) Mosquito repellent (c) (d) (b) ·A pack of food P-DE-A-J-I'O . 38.that there might be more to him than she had imagined. . Her reactions effect on him did not have any (c) (d) She realized her sense of shame She looked carefully at him 40. 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) . She felt then . and they were on me. She was ashamed because (a) (b) (c) . (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. 41. I reached in my pocket for the repellent. the time of . A sling (d) A back-pack . but it was early in the season . innocent of her reaction to him. 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. He was walking unmarked in moonlight. 43.A 8 .and I had scarcely noticed them.this thought had come to her before . and came up empty. When he was in the arctic.

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

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

. He was working to help people who were suffering in some special way from disease.truths which men may ignore only at their peril. R : He believed in no particular S: He was what Gandhiji termed the Great Sentinel.P-DE-A-J-FO Q : He merely emphasised certain basic . all of whom were trying to carry on important industries. breeders of silk worms.R Q P S 52. in a state of drunkenness. His thought will therefore never be out of date. (d) . Tagore had no blueprint for the world's salvation. Among the people whom Pasteur was able to help were brewers. The proper sequence should be (a) P: SQRP (b) P Q R S (c) . he began to look for 3 job in an office. as a singer he will always enchant. 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. He was always very proud of being able to help his country in this way. P: The proper sequence should be (a) PQRS Q: (b) S R Q P (c) Q S R P (d) Q RPS R: 51. R : Without job he failed to meet the daily requirements of his family which made him highly depressed. S6: S: Quarrel ensued invariably between husband and wife when he returned home. he started toying with the idea of ending his life of burdens and strains. rightly 56: Unable to bear misfortunes any further. He not only made some excmng discoveries about genTIs but he was able to use his discoveries in very practical ways. P: To overcome depression to drinking and became to it. and cow keepers. S6: S: As a poet he will always delight. S]: When his business failed. as a teacher he will always enlighten. Q R S'P (d) 11 RSQP A . 'ism'. SI: Unlike many modem thinkers.50. He worked hard in his laboratory with test tubes and all kinds of experiments. SI: Louis Pasteur had a very busy and interesting life.

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

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

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

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

some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. Q.lding Of palac. 75. Choose the. This is indicated by the sequence P S R Q and so (a) is the correct answer. Rand S to produce the correct sentence. A good garden. You are required to fe-arrange these parts which are labelled P. should display . Example 'Z' has been solved for you. 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.: (Q) fresh beauties every month (S).(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". Z. round about a huge bui.OUDERING OF WORDS IN A SENTENCE Directions (For the 20 items which follow) : In the following items. 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 .

Mother tongue is for the development (P) . . 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. it cats enough (S) its next meal. When a spider has a 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 78.77. PRSQ PQRS PSRQ Cd) SPRQ 17 A .P-DE-A-J-FO . as natural (Q) . 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) .

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 . 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 .80.A 18 .(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. Guards.

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. 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 . 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. (d) PQ 19 A .P-DE-A-J-FO .l----~--------------------------~----------------------------------------·-- - -- 83.

86. 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 . 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.R S 88. 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.A 20 L____________________________________________________________________________ __ .

89.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.P-DE-A-J-FO .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. When he had ridden to the en. (Q) 91. The meeting if Mr Rai (P) did not hold us J. 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.

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 .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) . 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.

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

OS (a) (b) (c) (d) Without steady application 111. 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 . PRONE TO (a) (b) (c) (d) Prior to Preceding Immune to Vulnerable to . OBSEQUIOUS (a) (b) (c) (b) (c) (d) Offensive Dignified Irritating (d) Subservient 109. 112. BIG-WI. PAUCITY (a) (b) (c) (d) Mangers-on Small fry Riff-raff Novices Plenty Pressure Pause Retention (d) 107.A .lOS. DIFFIDENCE (a) Confusion Confidence Contentment Dissatisfaction 108. FIOHT SHY OF (a) Welcome 113. THWARTED (a) (b) (c) Foiled Opposed Supported 110. BY FITS AND STARTS (a) (b) (c) Regularly When in a fit From time to time • (d) Tightened 106.

. EXASPERATED (a) Encouraged (b) Impressed (c) Diverted.DE-A-J-FO Permanently . most appropriate one. FOR GOOD (a) For a good cause 118.114. 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. 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. CHOCK-A-BLOCK (b) Temporarily (a) Fined to capacity (c) (b) Not being desires able to fulfil one's (d) 25 Seriously " A . 116.P . A FEATHER IN ONE'S CAP (a) Accumulating property more money or (d) (b) Taking more burden on oneself 117. 115. 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.

SPACE FOR ROUGH \VORK P-DE-A-J-FO -A 26 .

SPACE FOR ROUGH WORK .P-DE-A-J-FO .' 27 A .

P-DE-A-J-FO -A 28 .SPACE FOR ROUGH \VORK .

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