Instructios (Questions 1-6 ): Pick out word with the Opposite meaning. 1.

Though his view is correct his behavior was impertinent (a) healthy (b) respectful (c) inadequate (d) smooth (e) impressive 2. The commission took two years to sift through the massive collection of documents. (a) meager (b) heavy (c) light (d) short (e) ugly Ans (c) 3. The Minister⽌s speech precipitated the matter. (a) aggravate (b) create (c) defer (d) push (e) pull Ans (c) 4. The chairman rebuked the accounts officer. (a) received (b) awarded (c) invited (d) strengthened (e) praised Ans (b) 5. The manager is quite tactful and handles the workers union very effectively. (a) disciplined (b) naive (c) strict (d) loose (e) relaxed Ans (b) Instructios (Questions 6-12 ): Pick out the word synonymous with the one in the sentence given below. 6. After the dismal show the caption resigned his job. (a) poor (b) sorrowful

(c) minimum (d) short (e) miser Ans (a) 7. The boy gave a graphic account of the theft. (a) picture (b) drawing (c) vivid (d) broad (e) vague Ans (c) 8. The soldier displayed exceptional courage and saved the members of his platoon. (a) avoidable (b) unusual (c) strange (d) abnormal (e) new Ans (b) 9. The police officer found that the documents recovered were fabricated. (a) prepared (b) forged (c) genuine (d) historical (e) constricted Ans (b) 10. In spite of their efforts, they could not make much headway. (a) progress (b) thinking (c) efforts (d) starts (e) results Ans (a) Instructios (Questions 11-18 ):Fill up to blanks in the following Questions picking out from the choices. 11. Mahesh _____ me coming to his table, he smiled and ___ me a chair (a) looked, gave (b) welcomed, took (c) saw, offered (d) found, signaled

(e) met, sat Ans (c) 12. The counter Clerk was very busy and ____ not pay any ___ to Sohan⽌s request. (a) did, attention (b) had, cash (c) could, respect (d) can, help (e) Certainly, acceptance Ans (a) 13. We are ___ to have him ____ here to make this function a great success (a) happy, arrive (b) wonderful, again (c) sure, come (d) pleased, over (e) proud, leave Ans (d) 14. Sachin ___ another feather ___ his cap by his performance in one day match. (a) created, by (b) took, in (c) captured, from (d) kept, in (e) added, to Ans (e) 15. The state govt staff ___ threatened to launch an indefinite strike from next month to ___ their demands. (a) have, press (b) did, get (c) were, meet (d) nearly, fulfill (e) has, press Ans (a) 16. The speech ___ with subtle threats has resulted in ___ tension. (a) full, escalating (b) started, reduced (c) followed, continuous (d) replete, increased (e) forced, dissolving Ans (d) 17. By long queues and bad weather the voters__ their way to the polling stations ___ a lot. (a) undaunted, made (b) making, suffered

prepared (d) going. (b). The number of that choice is the answer. I earnestly believes that you will visit our relatives during your trip to Bombay. preventive (b) called. (a) instructed. Find out the choice which can correctly substitute that part of the sentence.30 pm. we have been ready by 7. The CM ____ the house that ____ action would be taken against all those involved in corruption. (d) are given which can substitute the part of the sentence printed with underline. strictly (e) informed. We must take it granted that Madhu will not come for today⽌s function. The train will leave at 8. (a) had hardly believe that (b) sincerely believe (c) certainly believing that (d) could not believe (e) No correction required Ans (b) 21. stick (c) assured. He has received no other message than an urgent telegram asking him to rush village soon.(c) encouraged. If â½ÙNo correction needed⽌ is your answer. 18. dropped (e) satisfied. constructive Ans (c) Instructios (Questions 18-24 ) : In each of the following questions a part of sentence is given with underline. four choices numbered (a). turned Ans (b) 18. stringent (d) reiterated. (a) take it for granted (b) taking it granted (c) took it as granted (d) have it granted (e) Non correction required Ans (a) 20. Below each sentence.30 pm so that we can reach the station in . (a) asked him to rush his village (b) asking him to have to his village (c) asking him to rush to his village (d) asking him rushing at his village (e) No correction required Ans (a) 19. (c). the choice is (e).

Although I was doubtful.Pick out the most effective words from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence complete. my behaviour is speaking itself. (a) will speak to itself (b) speaks for itself (c) has been speaking (d) speaks about itself (e) No correction required Ans (b) 25. (a) has picked up (b) picked on (c) picked (d) picking up (e) No correction required Ans (e) 23. Anand has the guts to rise from the occasion and come out successfully. (a) firm (b) uncertain (c) decided (d) sure (e) believed Ans (d) Directions (Q 1-5): The following sentences contain errors in grammar.time (a) were (b) must be (c) are (d) should have (e) No correction required Ans (b) 22. that I would pass. (a) in rising from (b) to raise with (c) to rise against (d) to rise to (e) No correction required Ans (d) 24. usage. I need not offer any explanation. Maria unnecessarily picked up a quarrel with Ram and left the party. diction (choice of words) or idioms . my mother was ⽦.

Beggar 3. contains more than one error. 4). vengeful 3. Debtor . 5. 6. Mark the correct choice as the answer. 1. Inductor 4. however. Rabindranath Tagore. Polygamy 3. 2. Custom of having many wives: 1. We have no objection (1)/ to him participating in the debate (2)/ provided he cares (3)/ to observe the rules formulated by the expert committee (4). Candice 7. select the best substitute for the leading sentence. In spite of their pressing into service several fire-fighters (1)/ they found it difficult (2)/ to put off (3)/ the fire which was spreading fast to the neighbouring buildings (4). The assistant engineer was advised to give (1)/the building contract to whomever (2)/ he believed (3)/ had a strong sense of responsibility (4). 2. 3. Monogamy 8. A person who has no money to pay off his debts: 1. 4. Homogamy 2. Directions (Q 6 ± 8): Out of the given choices marked 1-4. 3. the great Indian poet. Each sentence has been broken up into four parts sequentially (1. Choose the part that has the mistake and mark your answer. born (1)/at a time (2)/ when there was a confluence (3)/of three revolutionary movement (4). No sentence.and spellings. Matrogamy 4. There is the idea of competition. vindictive 2. natural selection and the survival (1)/ of the fittest which purpose to explain (2)/ the natural and automatic process (3)/ of evolution and development (4). Insolvent 2. One who is determined to take exact full vengeance for wrongs done to him: 1.

2. A song will be sung by him. Tough 2. 11. Proudy 10. This plan had been already tried by them . Easy 4. Independence 3. This plan had already tried by them. He will sing a song 4. Difficult 3. 1. Independent 2. 3. They had already tried this plan. He shall sing a song 12. as the answer after changing the given sentences from Active voice to passive voice and vice versa. 9. ONEROUS: 1. He will be sing a song 2. This plan had already being tried by him.4. Creditor Directions (Q 9-10): Give the correct antonyms of the following words out of the given choices below the leading word. AUTONOMY: 1. Dependence 4. Complicated Directions (Q 11-15): Find out the correct choice no. He would sing a song 3. 1.

. Liberty is not a personal affair only. Teeth are not cutting by child 15. Can she pleased by you? 2. She was not paying the taxes. or waxing my moustache (which heaven forbid). Can she pleased by you? 4.4. I shall follow my fancy and ask no man¶s permission. The child is not cutting teeth. µNot a personal affair¶ means ______ 1. or wearing a tall hat. with long hair and bare feet. not enjoyed in person. In matters which do not touch anybody else¶s liberty of course. This plan had already been tried by them 13. 16. Can she be pleased by you? 14. I shall not inquire of you whether I may eat mustard with my mutton. It is an accommodation of interests. whether you may prefer long fellow to Wordsworth. Can you please her? 1. Teeth are not being cutting by the child 2. The taxes is not being paid by her Directions (Q 16-20): The questions that follow the passages are based on the text of the passages. a frock coat and sandals. If I choose to go down the Strand in a dressing-gown. but I have liberty to be indifferent to you. I may like mustard with my mutton. The taxes not paid by her 2. but a social contract. And if I have a fancy for dyeing my hair. or champagne to coca cola. whether you may marry the dark lady or the fair lady. 1. 1. I may be as free as I like. Teeth are not cut by the child 4. And you will not ask me whether you may follow this religion or that. Teeth are not being cut by child 3. The taxes were not being paid by her 4. Point out the correct answers. The taxes are not being paid by her 3. Could she pleased by you? 3. who shall say me nay? You have liberty to laugh at me. or going to bed late or getting up early.

4. not concerned with individuals. Imagination. adjustment of individual interests 3. It means: 1. None of these 18. Inquire into your views 4. a place for living of interests 2. ³Indifferent to´ can be replaced by ______ 1. 3. unconcerned about. not worried about. Imaginative 3. liking.2. None of these 19. Inquire about you 3. 2. µInquire of you¶ means ______ 1. not having individual affairs. None of these 17. adjustment of personal ends 4. None of these 20. 4. liking 2. whim 4. None of these . 3. ³Accommodation of interests´ means 1. Inquire from you 2. The word µfancy¶ has been used twice in the passage. liking. having no interest in.

from 4. She was debarred ______ appearing in the exam.Directions (Q 21-25): Fill in the blanks with suitable propositions/words given below. will have gone 4. to 2. 1. If you had come earlier. in 25. in 2. for 4. would be going 3. of 3. would have gone 24. 1. on 3. would go 2. at 4. 1. with 23. 21. in. at. He lives ______ Andheri ______ Bombay. His views did not coincide ______ those of his wife. 1. at I am astonished ______ her way of talking. at. we ______ to see the movie. . for 2. in. 1. at 3. None of these 22.

I raked my brains to solve this difficult problem. To eke out 1. to work for both sides 28. to fail to arouse interest 3. followed by the possible meanings numbers 1 to 5 is given. 29. to be in a bad mood 27. 1. Mark the correct choice number as answer. to suspect foul dealing 4. To smell a rat 1. find the choice number which gives the correct meaning of the idiomatic expression and mark the choice number as your answer. To finish oil 4. a private end to serve 2. I consulted several people . To have an axe to grind 1. to see sings of plague epidemic 2. To rush out 3. 26. upon Directions (Q 26-28): In each of the following questions an idiomatic expression.2. followed by their meaning in choice number 1 to 5. with 3. to have no result 4. To earn a living 2. on 4. I read number of books 2. to get bad smell of a dead rat 3. To go out of the way Directions (Q 29-30): In the following sentences idioms/proverbs have been used. From the given choices.

persistent 33. to garland 4. love 3. 1. 31 Garnish: 1. kindly 3. Panacea: 1. Abhor: 1. hate 4. A universal agreement 2. A universal truth 3. to excuse 32. repentance 2. A universal phenomenon 4. sympathetically 2. democratically 4. to adorn 2. I subjected my mind to hard thinking 30 He was a king who ruled his subjects with a high hand. to worship 3.3. oppressively Directions (Q 31-33): Mark the correct choice number which is the meaning (synonym) of the leading word. A universal medicine . I used my common-sense 4.

Directions (Q 34-35): In each of the sentences given below a word has been underlined and four choices marked 1 to 4 have been given. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each. each of which has been numbered. debacles 2. Abbreviate Directions (Q 36-40): In the following passage there are blanks. His unscrupulous pursuit of wealth finally landed him in prison. 34. Mark the choice number as your answer. Find out the appropriate word and mark the choice number as your answer. five words are suggested. 36. measure 2. 1. Alleviate 4. diseases . tragedy 3. bidi or tobacco chewing has been ______ (189) ______ as a major ______ (190) ______ factor for heart attack. Choose the correct word which is opposite word underlined in the sentence. Appreciate 3. pipe. Conscientious 2. Smoking in any form whether cigarette. solace 37. Superfluous 35. Single-minded 4. Let us not aggravate the sufferings of the poor. Dedicated 3. bronchitis and heat attack are ______ (188) ______ to smoking habits. 1. Smoking is the biggest preventable ______ (186) ______ to mankind. Many serious ______ (187) ______ including lung cancer. 1. one which fits the blank appropriately. menace 4. 1. Advocate 2. cigar.

Lieutenant 3. critical 3. averse 4. practices 4. ailing Directions (Q 41-42): Each of the following words is spelt in four different ways. Lieutanant . One of them is correctly spelt. 1. Lieutinent 4. 1. directed 3. traced 39. identified 40. 1.3. caused 2. Pick out the correctly spelt word and mark on the OMR sheet. developed 2. explained 3. attributed 4. injuries 38. Leutinant 2. important 2. 41. 1. risk 4.

The mother requested the teacher that not to punish her son.´ 2.´ 3. The mother told the teacher not to punished her son. ³If you have anything to say?´ 3. 3. The mother requested the teacher not to punish her son. ³Not to trust you. .´ Directions (Q 46-50): The questions that follow the passages are based on the text of the passage. She advised me not to trust him. The Judge asked the prisoner if he has any thing to say. 4. 1. ³Do not punish my son. Charactar 2. Political democracy cannot last unless there lies at the base of it social democracy. 1. ³Do not trust him. The mother said to the teacher. Character 4.42. 44. equality and fraternity as the principles of life. 1. She said to me. The Judge said to the prisoner. The Judge said to the prisoner.´ 4. She said to me. 2. The third thing we must do is not to be content with mere political democracy. The Judge said to the prisoner.´ 1. ³Not to Trust him. She said to me. Characatar Directions (Q 43-45): Mark the correct choice after changing the Narration of the leading sentence. The Judge said to the prisoner. ³Do not be trust by him. Cheracter 3. We must make our political democracy a social democracy as well. What does social democracy mean? it means a way of life which recognizes liberty. Point out the correct answers. 43. The mother requested the teacher that her son might not be punished. She said to me. ³Have you any thing to say?´ 2. ³You had anything to say?´ 4. Have you anything to be said?´ 45.

None of these 49. Social democracy means ______ 1. There is political democracy 4. Separate 2. There is social democracy 3. Not to be dissatisfied with political democracy 4. equality be divorced from liberty. They form a union of Trinity in the sense that to divorce one from the other is to defeat the very purpose of democracy. Political democracy will end if ______ 1. Not to be complacent with political democracy 2. None of these 47. liberty and equality would not become a natural course of things. equality and fraternity can be treated as ______ 1. One 4. It would require a constable to enforce them.These principles of liberty. Without fraternity. There is no social democracy 2. 46. would kill individual initiative. equality and fraternity are not to be treated as separate items in Trinity. Political democracy 4. A way of life 3. Equality. None of these . equality and fraternity 2. The µthird thing¶ which the author wants us to do is ______ 1. The principles of liberty. without liberty. None of these 48. Nor can liberty and equality be divorced from fraternity. Liberty. Without equality. Not to be happy with political democracy 3. liberty would produce the supremacy of the few over the many. Unified 3. Liberty cannot be divorced from equality.

(a) meager (b) heavy (c) light (d) short (e) ugly Ans (c) 3. Though his view is correct his behavior was impertinent (a) healthy (b) respectful (c) inadequate (d) smooth (e) impressive Ans (b) 2. The commission took two years to sift through the massive collection of documents. 1. Liberty without equality would result in ______ 1.50. The Minister⽌s speech precipitated the matter. None of these Direction (Questions 1 to 5): Pick out word with the Opposite meaning. Supremacy of some 3. The chairman rebuked the accounts officer. (a) received (b) awarded (c) invited (d) strengthened (e) praised Ans (b) . (a) aggravate (b) create (c) defer (d) push (e) pull Ans (c) 4. Dictatorship 2. Tyranny of many 4.

The police officer found that the documents recovered were fabricated.5. The soldier displayed exceptional courage and saved the members of his platoon. (a) disciplined (b) naive (c) strict (d) loose (e) relaxed Ans (b) Direction (Questions 6 to 10): Pick out the word synonymous with the one in the sentence given below. (a) avoidable (b) unusual (c) strange (d) abnormal (e) new Ans (b) 9. The boy gave a graphic account of the theft. The manager is quite tactful and handles the workers union very effectively. (a) prepared (b) forged (c) genuine (d) historical (e) constricted Ans (b) 10. 6. In spite of their efforts. (a) poor (b) sorrowful (c) minimum (d) short (e) miser Ans (a) 7. . they could not make much headway. (a) picture (b) drawing (c) vivid (d) broad (e) vague Ans (c) 8. After the dismal show the caption resigned his job.

come (d) pleased. again (c) sure. The state Govt. respect (d) can. took (c) saw. staff ___ threatened to launch an indefinite strike from next month to ___ their demands. cash (c) could. he smiled and ___ me a chair (a) looked. in (c) captured. We are ___ to have him ____ here to make this function a great success (a) happy. in (e) added. by (b) took. press . (a) have. offered (d) found. from (d) kept. to Ans (e) 15. The counter Clerk was very busy and ____ not pay any ___ to Sohan⽌s request. arrive (b) wonderful. (a) did. Mahesh _____ me coming to his table. acceptance Ans (a) 13. Satyam ___ another feather ___ his cap by his performance in one day match.(a) progress (b) thinking (c) efforts (d) starts (e) results Ans (a) Fill up to blanks in the following Questions from 11 to 18 picking out from the choices. (a) created. attention (b) had. help (e) Certainly. gave (b) welcomed. signaled (e) met. over (e) proud. 11. leave Ans (d) 14. sat Ans (c) 12.

The speech ___ with subtle threats has resulted in ___ tension. (d) are given which can substitute the part of the sentence printed with underline. prepared (d) going. The CM ____ the house that ____ action would be taken against all those involved in corruption. (a) asked him to rush his village (b) asking him to have to his village (c) asking him to rush to his village (d) asking him rushing at his village (e) No correction required Ans (a) . (b). dissolving Ans (d) 17. increased (e) forced. stick (c) assured. meet (d) nearly. If â½ÙNo correction needed⽌ is your answer. (a) full. turned Ans (b) 18. Find out the choice which can correctly substitute that part of the sentence. four choices numbered (a). The number of that choice is the answer. reduced (c) followed. (c). preventive (b) called. escalating (b) started.(b) did. suffered (c) encouraged. constructive Ans (c) Direction (Questions 19 to 25):In each of the following questions . fulfill (e) has. dropped (e) satisfied. By long queues and bad weather the voters__ their way to the polling stations ___ a lot. press Ans (a) 16. He has received no other message than an urgent telegram asking him to rush village soon. stringent (d) reiterated. get (c) were. strictly (e) informed. (a) instructed. the choice is (e). 19. a part of sentence is given with underline. (a) undaunted. continuous (d) replete. Below each sentence. made (b) making.

my behaviour is speaking itself. (a) will speak to itself (b) speaks for itself (c) has been speaking . We must take it granted that Anju will not come for today⽌s function. I earnestly believes that you will visit our relatives during your trip to Mumbai. The train will leave at 8.30 pm. we have been ready by 7.30 pm so that we can reach the station in time (a) were (b) must be (c) are (d) should have (e) No correction required Ans (b) 23. (a) in rising from (b) to raise with (c) to rise against (d) to rise to (e) No correction required Ans (d) 25. Raja has the guts to rise from the occasion and come out successfully.20. Binita unnecessarily picked up a quarrel with Sanjay and left the party. I need not offer any explanation. (a) take it for granted (b) taking it granted (c) took it as granted (d) have it granted (e) Non correction required Ans (a) 21. (a) had hardly believe that (b) sincerely believe (c) certainly believing that (d) could not believe (e) No correction required Ans (b) 22. (a) has picked up (b) picked on (c) picked (d) picking up (e) No correction required Ans (e) 24.

(a) could reach (b) reached (c) should reach (d) could have reached (e) No correction required. (a) had received (b) has to receive (c) has to receive (d) receives (e) No correction required Ans (a) 3. Prashant could reached by now if he had gone by taxi. Last year the Club has received a large donation. Ans (e) 4. Sangita has managed to complete the work I gave her.(d) speaks about itself (e) No correction required Ans (b) Direction (Question 1 to 5): Mark the part of the sentence which has an error. 1. If there is no error. (a) would have managed (b) has management (c) had to manage (d) has to manage (e) No correction required. Venkat tries to make me change my mind but I was firm. (a) tried (b) trying (c) would try (d) had been tried (e) No correction required Ans (a) 5. Naveen has left when I reached his home. (a) has to leave (b) had left (c) had leave (d) leaves (e) No correction required Ans (b) . mark â½Ùe⽌. Ans (d) 2.

that I would pass. my mother was ⽦. . Although I was doubtful.. fever for the last three days. strong to be beaten by the other wrestlers. Neelam is intending to accompany them on ⽦.Direction (Question 6 to 15):Pick out the most effective words from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence complete. 6. (a) although (b) even if (c) in spite of (d) their (e) as Ans (e) 10. (a) as (b) much (c) so (d) more (e) too Ans (e) 8. the salary is very low. Mukesh is not happy with his present job ⽦. Satosh is ⽦.. no attention to what people say about them. Rashmi has been suffering ⽦. (a) keep (b) listen (c) pay (d) take (e) mind Ans (c) 9. (a) firm (b) uncertain (c) decided (d) sure (e) believed Ans (d) 7. next trip abroad (a) her (b) their⽌s (c) our (d) their (e) its Ans (d) 11. They ⽦.

I was ⽦. Example: After surgery for my knee injury. by a speeding truck. Select the answer choice thatcompletes the sentence best. (a) taken (b) took (c) takes (d) taking (e) take Ans (a) 14. Example: After a hectic week in the city. by surprise. (A) articulate ² copious (B) doltish ² overt (C) autocratic ² congruent (D) torpid ² phlegmatic (E) ludicrous ² remiss . Carrie plans to _____ on her long weekend. When I saw him in torn clothes. my doctor gave me painkillers that made me _____ and _____. The trigger for the second word is long weekend. The Cat was ⽦. Each sentence is followed by five answer choices that consist of words or phrases. Simmi got scared when the beggar stared ⽦. making ³rusticate´ a good choice. We know that Carrie wants to get away from the city. The key word ³city´ indicates that the first word must relate to urban life. (A) inveterate ² pique (B) urban ² rusticate (C) pent ² prate (D) neolithic ² venerate (E) laconic ² slake Solution: Choice B is correct. (a) run over (b) crossed over (c) killed over (d) went over (e) moved over Ans (a) The directions for the section are: Directions: Each of the following questions begins with a sentence that has either one or two blanks. as a relief from ______ pressures. The blanks indicate that a piece of the sentence is missing.. (a) over (b) on (c) about (d) at (e) to 13. her.(a) in (b) from (c) for (d) with (e) against Ans (b) 12.

yet they will often contain somewhat difficult words. each will include adjectives or descriptive terms that indicate the meaning of the missing word. you can eliminate one or two answer choices simply because the ³easy´ word in the pair doesn¶t fit. however. indicating that the two words we seek are synonyms. Your job is to identify the BEST choice. The sentence completion questions aren¶t designed to test vocabulary. This is usually enough to help you accept or reject the answer choice. you will usually know the meaning of at least one of the two words in each answer choice. the definition of the word is given or strongly implied in the sentence. nevertheless In statements with two blanks. 7) If a sentence is long. (A) rankle ² temerity (B) mitigate ² digestion (C) transmute ² veneration (D) query ² progeny (E) masticate ² digestion . Tips & Strategies for Sentence Completion Questions 1) Identify the crucial clues in the sentence. Use the relationship between the two words ro help select the correct answer choice. Many times. paraphrase it to get the gist. since. these structural words help to determine whether the two words are synonyms or antonyms. 10) If you can¶t predict an answer. it will invariably include words like: and. it will inevitably include words like: but. Sometimes more than one choice will theoretically ³fit´ the sentence. similarly. because. Often. rather. search the answer choices for the correct words. while others believe it is ______. In sentences with two blanks. meandering or otherwise complex. thus. 2) The fourth grade teacher taught her students to ______ thoroughly when eating to enable proper _______. quickly plug the five answer choices into the sentence. 2) Look for what is directly implied or stated by the sentence. 3) Look for structural words that will help you find the right answer: a) If the second part of the sentence supports or elaborates on the first part. We know from the context of the sentence that we are seeking opposite words relating to the origin of a diease. yet. Consider the author¶s tone or attitude. despite. consequently b) If the second part of the sentece deviates or contradicts the first part. 9) Always work with the easier blank first. 8) Always read your choice back into the original sentence to verify that it makes sense. which are known to induce drowsiness. These sentences are never vague. unless. In nearly all problems. 5) Always check all five answer choices. Rely on the content of the sentence to determine their meaning. also. 1) Many medical experts believe that the origin of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is _____.Solution: The first key word in this is ³pain killers´. you can eliminate a few choices that don¶t ³sound correct´ in context. Each presents a complete thought and the missing words support that thought. but one fits better than the others. 4) Quickly eliminate choices that are not grammatically correct. likewise. (A) contiguous ² environmental (B) congenital ² environmental (C) congenital ² deleterious (D) contagious ² pathological (E) exogenous ² celestial Answer: Choice B is correct. 6) Don¶t be intimidated by odd or unusal words. although. Then. The second key word is ³and´. while. in addition.

(A) low ² disappointed (B) inflated ² distracted (C) uneven ² amused (D) disproportionate ² appalled (E) inadequate ² surprised Answer: Choice E is correct. or repeating an offense. ³beauty´ and ³style´ that the second word is positive. The best choice is D. 5) Working with an unbelievably _______ budget and an impossible schedule. 4) The students _______ until there was no choice but to ______ a desperate. (A) impudent (B) insolent (C) eminent (D) indolent (E) imminent Answer:Choice B is correct. which is lazy. (A) bovine ² herbivorous (B) anthropoid ² adamant (C) conduit ² nocturnal (D) incarnadine ² nocturnal (E) heretic ² herbivorous Answer:Choice A is correct. The key words are ³grass´ and ³farmers´. which enables digestion. The clues in the sentence are ³unbelievable´ and ³impossible´. last-minute solution. 3) The state attorney began his lecture by explaining that ______ is a phase of the study of ______. We also know from the words ³somehow´. While all of the answer choices fit the blanks. The correct word means the opposite of ³travail´. The clues in the sentence are ³last-minute´ and ³desperate´. farmers must grow grass. (A) berated ² try (B) delayed ² envision (C) procrastinated ² implement (D) debated ² maintain (E) filibustered ² reject Answer: Choice C is correct. the scientist avoided any job that she feared might be a travail. . (A) collusion ² consanguinity (B) synthesis ² cordovan (C) colophon ² temerity (D) ineptitude ² imbroglio (E) chauvinism Answer:Choice D is correct. is a common problem in criminology. We know the first word must be negative. (A) nihilism ² gynecology (B) hypertension ² etymology (C) recidivism ² criminology (D) altruism ² paleontology (E) hallucination ² chivalry Answer: Choice C is correct.Answer: Choice E is correct. Recidivism. 6) Because members of the ______ family are ______. The key words ³novice´ and ³embarrassing´ mean our correct words are both negative. 7) When the law clerk got his first job. indicating that the correct words are animals that eat grass. Mastication is the same as chewing. the wedding planner somehow arranged an event that _________ the guests with its beauty and style. 8) Because of her ______ nature. as the first wrd relates to newness and inexperience. Choice c is best. his novice ______ led to an embarrassing ______.

another pants b. 1.9) Whenever I see Wade¶s long face. d. the residents of the apartment building __________ a. b. Beneath each sentence you will see four words or phrases. never before lived sole c. 2. sent flowers faithfully to the cemetery each week. ___________ a. John¶s score on the test is the highest in the class. 10) Psychologists insist that all people. I know that he is feeling ______ and ______. he asked for ________ a. marked (A). sent faithfully flowers all weeks to the cemetery. it has reached a decision 4. it has formulated themselves some opinions c. (B). Because the first pair of pants did not fit properly. have varying degrees of extreme emotions. (A) brackish ² mature (B) sylvan ² intellectual (C) celestial ² civilized (D) beneficent ² stable (E) defunct ± healthy Questions 1-7 are incomplete sentences. lived lonelynessly in times previous b. Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence. After the funeral. another pair 3. he should have studied last night c. he must have studied last night . the others ones d. he should study last night b. even the most _____ and ______ . (C) and (D). The committee has met and _________ a. before lived without the company of his friends 5. ever lived alone before d. they have reached a decision b. c. The correct words are synonyms for sad and tearful. Alfred Adams has not ________ a. (A) scintillating ² verbose (B) quiescent ² succint (C) lugubrious ² lachrymose (D) reviled ² providential (E) providential ² rubicund Answer:Choice C is correct. its decision was reached at d. others pants c. sent each week faithfully to the cemetery flowers. sent to the cemetery each week flowers faithfully.

a discussion of the problem was made by the members of the committee A. fond of c. in space d. Sandra has not rarely missed a play or concert since she was seventeen years old. he must to teach a class b. he will have teaching a class 7. the problem was discussed by the members of the committee b. a. really 4. less b. made c. a. the committee members discussed the problem c. and he often cooks really delicious meals. and (D). we must wait until the next meeting to vote. each sentence has four underlined words or phrases. for 5. a. (B). than c. progress b. Identify the one underlined word or phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence to be correct. particularly b. of he will teach a class d. David is particularly fond of cooking. Because there are less members present tonight than there were last night. Henry will not be able to attend the meeting tonight because _________ a. .d. to vote 3. Part II [1 x 7 = 7 Marks] In question 8-14. The four underlined parts of the sentence are marked (A). he must had to study last night 6. the main b. in d. often cooks d. it was discussed by the committee members the problem d. in 2. he will be teaching a class c. Having been served lunch. 1. (C). The progress made in space travel for the early 1960s is remarkable. The main office of the factory can be found in Maple Street in New York City. be found c. __________ a. a. were d.

gull : wing d. a. there was b. a c. 1. plane : radar . burglar : mask c. tyrant : influence d. OVATION : APPLAUSE :: a. airport : flight c. how to deal with d. not rarely b. the given pair of words contains a specific relationship to each other. Part III [1 x 6 = 6 Marks] In question 15-20. PROCRASTINATOR : DELAY :: a.a. a. since d. genius : creativity c. rout : defeat c. a play c. There was a very interesting news on the radio this morning about the earthquake in Italy. insect : antenna b. grief : loss b. flatterer : undermine b. The governor has not decided how to deal with the new problems already. triumph : failure d. stable : horse 3. The b. general : salute 2. Select the best pair of choices which expresses the same relationship as the given. schedule : event d. DOLPHIN : FLIPPER :: a. pathway : ruin 4. about A. APIARY : BEE :: a. has c. already 7. mountain : skier b. on the d. was seventeen years old 6. B.

1. injure . restriction 3. Simple b. hermetic : air b. Unrewarding d. LUCID a. attitude c. Useful c. PLAYWRIGHT : SCRIPT :: a. Part IV [1 x 5 = 5 Marks] In question 21-25. combatant : strife c. underlying b. frenzy b. refuse d. somnolent : boredom d. MERITORIOUS a. WATERTIGHT : MOISTURE :: a. physician : diagnosis c. choose the best word. composer : score b. tight 2. Noticeable b. Inferior c. verse : poet d. which is most opposite in the meaning to the given word. postpone c. complex c. VOUCHSAFE a. ocean : shore 6. GRATUITOUS a. Original 4. steal b. luxurious d. LATITUDE a. Young 5. altitude d.5. Needful d. king : parliament A.

dogs were seen fleeing. and they ran around wildly all night. In 1976. Line 5. Line 18. Chile. Line 12. British Admiral Robert Fitzroy reported huge flocks of screaming seabirds over Conception. The number of people who will die c. Destroy d. in 1835. Similar stories of chickens running around in apparent states of panic. Some birds screeched and flew about wildly. were seen streaming out of town before the earthquake. Unusual animal behavior preceding earthquakes has been noted for centuries. 1. Animals were notes as being restless for several weeks before a Tashkent.S. some animals may be able to sense an approaching earthquake b. Mexico and the Unites States. including dogs. An hour before the disaster. and ten minutes later the town was destroyed. remove b. the government was able to evacuate millions of others people and thus keep the death toll at a lower level. They have certain instinctive abilities to perceive that human do not possess c. Peru. 2. In 1960. Uzbekistan. What prediction may be made by observing animal behavior? a. All of the following statement are true EXCEPT a. The word ³evacuate´ in line 20 closest in meaning to a. domestic animals refused to go indoors and dogs howled and barked furiously. The author implies that animals are aware of an impending earthquake because a. In a safari zoo near San Francisco. Yugoslavia.A. An hour and half later. Geological Survey shows that strange animal behavior might help predict earthquakes. llamas would not eat the evening before a 1979 quake. the Chines have successfully predicted an earthquake and saved may lives d. Although hundreds of thousand of people were killed. emaciate 4. Survivors recall that stray animals. Passage Comprehension [1 x 7 = 7 Marks] Line 1. A recent investigation by scientists at the U. The ten-kilometer radium from the epicenter d. dogs yelped and ran around uncontrollably. only dogs and horses seem to possess the special perception that allows them to predict earthquakes . Of their intelligence b. The fact that an earthquake has occurred. An impending earthquake b. They react to other animal behaviors 3. after monitoring bizarre animal behavior. Scientists believe that animals can perceive environmental changes several hours or even days before the mishaps. an earthquake struck Agadir in Morocco. horses trembling and dogs barking incessantly were recorded throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by survivors of earthquake destruction in India. Investigators found such occurrences within a ten-kilometer radius of the epicenter of a fairly recent quake. exile c. earthquake. the Chinese predicted a devastating earthquake. They are generally closer to the epicenter than the human observers d. by observing animal behavior scientist perhaps can predict earthquakes c.

fewer environmental changes 7. stratosphere b. The passage implies that if scientist can accurately predict earthquakes there will be a.5. Contour c. intense d. Periphery d. In line 18 ³devastating´ means most nearly the same as a. forthcoming . fewer people evacuated d. In line 3 the word ´ epicenter´ is nearest in meaning to a. fewer animal going crazy b. destructive b. Core 6. a lower death rate c. voracious c.

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