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Q. 1 Which one of the following statements is NOT TRUE about communication?

(A) The sender and receiver both should be interested in having proper communication.

(B) The basic purpose of any communication is to make the receiver understand the intended
message.

(C) Communication will be without any flaw if the sender and the receiver are interested in the
communication process.

(D) Barriers can occur at any stage of communication

Q. 2 Which of the following is TRUE about Gestures?

(A) Gestures always enhance the effectiveness of communication.

(B) Cracking knuckles while speaking is a good gesture

(C) Handshake can indicate warmth as well as lack of interest.

(D) The meaning of a gesture may change with cultures.

Q. 3 In face to face communication, avoiding eye contact is likely to mean

(A) Paying attention

(B) Disinterest

(C) Confidence

(D) Defensiveness

Q. 4 Which of the following is not an effective technique of beginning your presentation?


(A) Quotation

(B) Anecdote

(C) An outline of the presentation

(D) Related headlines from a newspaper

Q. 5 …………………. helps a reader in quickly identifying the information required

(A) Skimming

(B) Scanning

(C) Extensive Reading

(D) Intensive Reading

Q. 6 Which of the following is not a poor listening habit?

(A) Looking for a point of disagreement while listening.


(B) Listening someone with a prejudiced mind

(C) Helping the speaker by finishing the statement being made

(D) Maintaining eye contact with the speaker

Q. 7 A technical report presents conclusions on the basis of

(A) Intuitions

(B) Investigations

(C) Instincts

(D) Impressions

Q. 8 Ms Leslie is a personal secretory to Mr Maxwell

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 9 To Dehra, and then to Mussoorie.? – is the answer given by the girl to the narrator in the
story Eyes are not Here.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 10 Hearing is actively paying attention to the speaker.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 11 Demographic data is used in analyzing an audience

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 12 BCC is used when one wants to protect the privacy of recipients of large mailings.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 13 Verbal and Oral Communication are interchangeable.

(A) True

(B) False
Q. 14 Salutation and Complimentary Close are punctuated with a comma in a business letter.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 15 There are _________ consonant sounds in English

(A) 26

(B) 21

(C) 24

Q. 16 /d3/ sound stands for _____.

(A) d

(B) j

(C) y

Q. 17 /tfi:z/ is the transcription of _____.

(A) tease

(B) cheese

(C) ease

Q.18 _______is an example of non-verbal communication in print form.

(A) Symbols, tables, figures, charts, graphs, pictures, sketches

Q. 19 The meaning conveyed by the use of time in communication is called __________.

(A) Chronemics

Q. 20 _______ is the paralinguistic feature used for showing the mood or attitude of the
speaker.

(A) tone

Q. 21 _________ has written the poem Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa T. S.

(A) Nissim Ezekiel

Q. 22 Arrange the following words according to their dictionary appearance:


flower, flour, flicker, flourish

(A) flower, flour, flicker, flourish


(B) flicker, flour, flourish, flower

(C) flourish, flower, flicker, flour

(D) flour, flicker, flourish, flower

Q. 23 In an e-mail, BCC means __________.

(A) Blind Carbon Copy

Q. 24 Reading a dictionary for finding out a particular word involves the technique of reading
known as ________.

(A) scanning

Q. 25 _________ listening is done with the purpose of evaluation.

(A) Critical

Q. 26 In ________ technique of presentation, the speaker reads from the written material
during presentation.

(A) manuscrift

Q. 27 ________ is the element of a good paragraph showing smooth connection between


sentences.

(A) Coherence

Q. 28 __________ has written the story The Romance of a Busy Broker.

(A) O. Henry

Q. 29 The cat lost __________ tail.

(A) it’s

(B) its

Q. 30 Cotton _______ fire easily.

(A) catch

(B) catches

Q. 31 Vina goes to office by car, but her friend prefers to go_____foot.

(A) by

(B) on

Q. 32 Do you need _________ help?

(A) further
(B) farther

Q. 33 Is the train ____________ time?

(A) on

(B) at

Q. 34 My daughter wants _____ book on her birthday.

(A) a

(B) the

Q. 35 The mother divided the chocolate _________ three children.

(A) between

(B) among

Q. 36 __________ India is a country

(A) the

(B) a

(C) an

(D) no article

Q. 37 ________music, I am also interested in travelling.

(A) Besides

(B) beside

(C) moreover

(D) however

Q. 38 _____ student has done fair in the exams

(A) each

(B) all

(C) most

(D) many

Q. 39 ______ of the two chocolates is better?

(A) one
(B) what

(C) which

(D) why

Q. 40 Parents have ________ idea of the pressure they build on their children

(A) much

(B) no

(C) few

(D) many)

Q. 41 _______ men have courage to go against the powerful

(A) Lot

(B) lots

(C) few

(D) little

Q. 42 Reading is as important as ______for learning a language

(A) write

(B) writing

(C) written

(D) none of these

Q. 42 The communication which is in speaking is called____.

(A) written

(B) oral

(C) Non –verbal

(D) Verbal

Q. 43 The ____ are especially helpful means of communicating nonverbally.

(A) kinesics

(B) proxemics

(C) chronemics
Q. 44 _____ vowel is presented in the word ‘gate’.

(A) /ei/

(B) /ai/

(C) /oi/

Q. 45 /si:/ is the phonetic transcription of the word_____.

(A) sea

(B) seize

(C) piece

Q. 66 The scientists have presented a detailed ____ of the result.

(A) analyst

(B) analysis

(C) analytic

(D) analytical

Q. 47 _____ You ever seen Mr. Shah _____ on violin?

(A) have……playing

(B) had….played

(C) has…. Playing

(D) have...Played

Q. 48 Oral communication provides opportunity of immediate feedback.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 49 During preparing for a presentation Material, Yourself, Audience must be considered.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 50 There is no difference between listening and hearing.

(A) True
(B) False

Q. 51 Communication always involves words.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 52 The encoder is the individual who receives a message from another.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 53 The means by which a message moves from the sender to the receiver is the channel.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 54 Understanding is the act of interpreting message by following grammatical and semantic


rules.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 55 Feedback means…………… the receiver’s message.

(A) encoding

(B) decoding

(C) transmission of

(D) ideation of

Q. 56 I am one of the techniques of reading. I am helpful in understanding the topic at length. I


am specially used for academic reading. Who am I?

(A) Skimming

(B) Scanning

(C) Intensive Reading

(D) Extensive Reading

Q. 57 Which one of the following is not the quality of a good listener?

(A) To listen to the speaker with a prejudiced mind

(B) To accept speaker’s point of view


(C) To provide non-verbal feedback

(D) To listen to the speaker with a receptive mind

Q. 58 ……... is the study of communication done through the use of time.

(A) Kinesics

(B) Proxemics

(C) Chronemics

(D) Para-Linguistics

Q. 59 Which of the following is a compulsory part of a report?

(A) Table of content

(B) Recommendations/Conclusions

(C) Bibliography

(D) Acknowledgement

Q. 60 I am one of the qualities of a good business letter. My presence ensures logical linkage
among the sentences and paragraphs. Who am I?

(A) Correctness

(B) Coherence

(C) Completeness

(D) Clarity

Q. 61 The Road not Taken is written by

(A) Robert Browning

(B) Nissim Ezekiel

(C) O’ Henry

(D) Robert Frost

Q. 62 Writing everything in CAPITAL letters in an email is a good etiquette

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 63 Critical Listening helps a listener in forming opinion and/or judging someone.

(A) True
(B) False

Q. 64 For an effective presentation, preparation of outline is a first step

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 65 Kinesics studies pauses and punctuation marks as well

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 66 The process of paragraph writing is organization of ideas, editing the paragraph and
writing the paragraph

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 67 The Eyes are not Here is a novel by Ruskin Bond

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 68 Quality of questions determines the success of a presentation.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 69Feedback means…………… the receiver’s message.

(A) encoding

(B) decoding

(C) transmission of

(D) ideation of

Q. 70 I am one of the techniques of reading. I am helpful in understanding the topic at length. I


am specially used for academic reading. Who am I?

(A) Skimming

(B) Scanning

(C) Intensive Reading

(D) Extensive Reading


Q. 71. Which one of the following is not the quality of a good listener?

(A) To listen to the speaker with a prejudiced mind

(B) To accept speaker’s point of view

(C) To provide non-verbal feedback

(D) To listen to the speaker with a receptive mind

Q. 72 ……... is the study of communication done through the use of time.

(A) Kinesics

(B) Proxemics

(C) Chronemics

(D) Para-Linguistics

Q. 73 Which of the following is a compulsory part of a report?

(A) Table of content

(B) Recommendations/Conclusions

(C) Bibliography

(D) Acknowledgement

Q. 74 I am one of the qualities of a good business letter. My presence ensures logical linkage
among the sentences

(A) Correctness

(B) Coherence

(C) Completeness

(D) Clarity

Q. 75 The Road not Taken is written by

(A) Robert Browning

(B) Nissim Ezekiel

(C) O’ Henry

(D) Robert Frost

Q. 76 Writing everything in CAPITAL letters in an email is a good etiquette

(A) True
(B) False

Q. 77 Critical Listening helps a listener in forming opinion and/or judging someone.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 78 For an effective presentation, preparation of outline is a first step

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 79 Kinesics studies pauses and punctuation marks as well

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 80 The process of paragraph writing is organization of ideas, editing the paragraph and
writing the paragraph

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 81 The Eyes are not Here is a novel by Ruskin Bond

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 82 Quality of questions determines the success of a presentation.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 83 Communication is a _____ exchange process.

(A) one way

(B) two way

(C) group

(D) none of above

Q. 82 The communication which is in speaking is called____.

(A) written

(B) oral
Q. 83 The ____ are especially helpful means of communicating nonverbally.

(A) kinesics

(B) proxemics

(C) chronemics

Q. 84 _____ vowel is presented in the word ‘gate’.

(A) /ei/

(B) /?/

(C) /oi/

Q. 85 /si:/ is the phonetic transcription of the word_____.

(A) sea

(B) seize

(C) piece

Q. 86 The scientists have presented a detailed ____ of the result.

(A) analyst

(B) analysis

(C) analytic

(D) analytical

Q. 87 _____ You ever seen Mr. Shah _____ on violin?

(A) have……playing

(B) had….played

(C) has…. Playing

(D) have...Played

Q. 88 Oral communication provides opportunity of immediate feedback.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 89 During preparing for a presentation Material, Yourself, Audience must be considered.

(A) True
(B) False

Q. 90 There is no difference between listening and hearing.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 91 Communication always involves words.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 92 The encoder is the individual who receives a message from another.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 93 The means by which a message moves from the sender to the receiver is the channel.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 94 Understanding is the act of interpreting message by following grammatical and semantic


rules.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 95 Feedback means…………… the receiver’s message.

(A) encoding

(B) decoding

(C) transmission of

(D) ideation of

Q. 96 I am one of the techniques of reading. I am helpful in understanding the topic at length. I


am specially used for academic reading. Who am I?

(A) Skimming

(B) Scanning

(C) Intensive Reading

(D) Extensive Reading


Q. 97 Which one of the following is not the quality of a good listener?

(A) To listen to the speaker with a prejudiced mind

(B) To accept speaker’s point of view

(C) To provide non-verbal feedback

(D) To listen to the speaker with a receptive mind

Q. 98……... is the study of communication done through the use of time.

(A) Kinesics

(B) Proxemics

(C) Chronemics

(D) Para-Linguistics

Q. 99 Which of the following is a compulsory part of a report?

(A) Table of content

(B) Recommendations/Conclusions

(C) Bibliography

(D) Acknowledgement

Q. 100 I am one of the qualities of a good business letter. My presence ensures logical linkage
among the sentences and paragraphs. Who am I?

(A) Correctness

(B) Coherence

(C) Completeness

(D) Clarity

Q. 101 The Road not Taken is written by

(A) Robert Browning

(B) Nissim Ezekiel

(C) O’ Henry

(D) Robert Frost

Q. 102 Writing everything in CAPITAL letters in an email is a good etiquette

(A) True
(B) False

Q. 103 Critical Listening helps a listener in forming opinion and/or judging someone.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 104 For an effective presentation, preparation of outline is a first step

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 105 Kinesics studies pauses and punctuation marks as well

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 106 The process of paragraph writing is organization of ideas, editing the paragraph and
writing the paragraph

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 107 The Eyes are not Here is a novel by Ruskin Bond

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 108 Quality of questions determines the success of a presentation.

(A) True

(B) False

Q. 109 Ms Sushma Banerjee _____ not ________ the file regarding the promotion by
tomorrow. (Find out the correct option.)

(A) will……have submitted

(B) will……has submitted

(C) will……have been submitted

(D) will……has been submitted


Q. 110 ___________ rigorous practice for a long time, Ahmad Abdullah could make a very
ineffective performance.

(A) Unless

(B) If

(C) In spite of

(D) Due to

Q. 111 / d3?d3 / is the phonetic transcription of the word ___________.

(A) dug

(B) judge

(C) jug

(D) grudge

Q. 112 One of the most influential __________________ Mahatma Gandhi.

(A) leader was

(B) leaders was

(C) leaders were

(D) leader were

Q. 113 We’d better ________ now before it gets dark.

(A) set in

(B) set off

(C) set up

(D) set an example

Q. 114 This action would be extremely ___________.

(A) division

(B) divisive

(C) divisively

(D) divide

Q. 115 I shall always help you, _________ ?


(A) Shan’t I

(B) shan’t I

(C) shan’t she

(D) shan’t he

Q. 116 Yesterday, Shri Shivraj Advani __________ as the chief advisor of the company.

(A) was selected

(B) were selected

(C) had been selected

(D) had selected

Q. 117 / ti:? / is the phonetic transcription of the word ____________.

(A) cheat

(B) teach

(C) tick

(D) teeth

Q. 118 Please convey my ___________ to your uncle and aunt.

(A) ememberance

(B) rememberanse

(C) remembrance

(D) rimemberance

Q. 119 While the younger son Rahul was looking ______ his ill mother Mayaben, her elder son
Narendra was looking ________ the lost bag in the house.

(A) at, after

(B) into, after

(C) after, for

(D) after, after

Q. 120 The correct phonetic transcription for ‘sip’ is _________.

(A) /sIp/

(B) /si:p/
(C) /sIp/

(D) /si:p/

Q. 121 These happy children __________ in this ground since their teacher allowed them to
play.

(A) have been playing

(B) has been playing

(C) had been playing

Q. 122 ______ Sharad Mukherji ________ me, I would have attended that function.

(A) Has….invited

(B) Have….invited

(C) Had…invited

Q. 123 I like to eat mangoes ___ summer.

(A) in

(B) at

(C) on

Q. 124 She _____ very scared at night.

(A) was

(B) will

Q. 125 She said, “Please come tomorrow for the party.”

(A) She requested to come tommorrow for the party

(B) She was requested to come tommorrow for the party

(C) She is requested to come tommorrow for the party

Q. 126 Write the opposite of Communication by adding prefix/suffix:

(A) miscommunication

(B) noncommunication

(C) uncommunication

Q. 127 Write the opposite of Understanding by adding prefix/suffix:

(A) misunderstanding
(B) nonunderstanding

(C) ununderstanding

(D) nounderstanding

Q. 128 Some people _____ to do social work.

(A) like

(B) likes

Q. 129 Use dustbin ___ throw waste.

(A) to

(B) for

Q. 130 Boss shouted, “Leave the cabin!” (Convert into reported speech.)

(A) Boss shouted to leave the cabin.

(B) Boss was shouted to leave the cabin.

(C) Boss is shouting to leave the cabin.

Q. 131 Write the opposite of able by adding prefix/suffix:

(A) notable

(B) unable

(C) noable

Q. 132 Write the opposite of Represent by adding prefix/suffix:

(A) notrepresent

(B) misrepresent

(C) norepresent

Q. 133 Fill in the blanks with the correct phonetic symbol: /__gli/

(A) u

(B) e

(C) æ

Q. 134 Fill in the blanks with the correct phonetic symbol: /bitv___n/

(A) e
(B) i:

(C) ohm

Q. 135 Ms Sushma Banerjee _____ not ________ the file regarding the promotion by
tomorrow. (Find out the correct option.)

(A) will……have submitted

(B) will……has submitted

(C) will……have been submitted

(D) will……has been submitted

Q. 136 ___________ rigorous practice for a long time, Ahmad Abdullah could make a very
ineffective performance.

(A) Unless

(B) If

(C) In spite of

(D) Due to

Q. 137 / d3?d3 / is the phonetic transcription of the word ___________.

(A) dug

(B) judge

(C) jug

(D) grudge

Q. 138 One of the most influential __________________ Mahatma Gandhi.

(A) leader was

(B) leaders was

(C) leaders were

(D) leader were

Q. 139 We’d better ________ now before it gets dark.

(A) set in

(B) set off

(C) set up
(D) set an example

Q. 140 This action would be extremely ___________.

(A) division

(B) divisive

(C) divisively

(D) divide

Q. 141 I shall always help you, _________ ?

(A) Shan’t I

(B) shan’t I

(C) shan’t she

(D) shan’t he

Q. 142 Yesterday, Shri Shivraj Advani __________ as the chief advisor of the company.

(A) was selected

(B) were selected

(C) had been selected

(D) had selected

Q. 143 / ti:? / is the phonetic transcription of the word ____________.

(A) cheat

(B) teach

(C) tick

(D) teeth

Q. 144 Please convey my ___________ to your uncle and aunt.

(A) ememberance

(B) rememberanse

(C) remembrance

(D) rimemberance

Q. 145 While the younger son Rahul was looking ______ his ill mother Mayaben, her elder son
Narendra was looking ________ the lost bag in the house.
(A) at, after

(B) into, after

(C) after, for

(D) after, after

Q. 146 These happy children __________ in this ground since their teacher allowed them to
play.

(A) have been playing

(B) has been playing

(C) had been playing

Q. 147 ______ Sharad Mukherji ________ me, I would have attended that function.

(A) Has….invited

(B) Have….invited

(C) Had…invited

Q. 148 I like to eat mangoes ___ summer.

(A) in

(B) at

(C) on

Q. 149 She _____ very scared at night.

(A) was

(B) will

Q. 150 She said, “Please come tomorrow for the party.”

(A) She requested to come tommorrow for the party

(B) She was requested to come tommorrow for the party

(C) She is requested to come tommorrow for the party

Q. 151 Some people _____ to do social work.

(A) like

(B) likes

Q. 152 Fill in the blanks with the correct phonetic symbol: /__gli/
(A) u

(B) e

(C) æ

Q. 153 Fill in the blanks with the correct phonetic symbol: /bitv___n/

(A) e

(B) i:

(C) ohm

154. One of my sisters ___________ going on a trip to France.

(A is

(B) are

Q. 155. All of the CDs, even the scratched one, ___________ in this case.

(A) is

(B) are

Q. 156 One of the students said, "_________ professor is late today."

(A) a

(B) an

(C) the

Q. 157 ________apple a day keeps the doctor away.

(A) a

(B) an

(C) the

Q. 158 The dog jumped __________ the lake.

(A) into

(B) onto

Q. 159. walk ________ the amusement park.

(A) to

(B) towards
Q. 160 Thousands of people ______ the art exhibit by the time it closes.

(A) see

(B) seen

(C) have seen

(D) will have seen

Q.161 One student keeps repeating what __________________. (use present perfect tense
and complete the sentence)

(A) he has already read.

(B) he had already read.

(C) he has been already read.

Q. 162 The book is being read by most of the class. (Change it to active voice)

(A) Most of the class is reading the book.

(B) Most of the class had read the book.

(C) Most of the class is going to read the book.

Q. 163 We made mistakes. (change it to passive voice)

(A) Mistakes are made by us.

(B) Mistakes was made by us.

(C) Mistakes is made by us.

Q. 164 Do you have ______ food? (use appropriate adjective)

(A) some

(B) any

Q. 165 When Jim studied in the Sweet Shop for his chemistry quiz, it was very very noisy. (find
out dependent clause)

(A) When Jim studied in the Sweet Shop for his chemistry quiz.

(B) When Jim was studied in the Sweet Shop for his chemistry quiz.

(C) When Jim has studied in the Sweet Shop for his chemistry quiz.

Q. 166 Custom of having many wives is called________

(A) monogamy
(B) polygamy

(C) bigamy

Q. 167 A social system in which the father is the head of the family is called________

(A) matriarchy

(B) patriarchy