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General English & General Hindi -2

General English–

  1. Complete the following sentence by using the correct form of the verb. Use the options given below:

I didn’t bring my wallet, since you invited me to lunch I guessed you __.

(1) had given some money

(2) will have some money on you

(3) might have had some money on you

(4) might given some money

Answer: (3)

  1. Choose the description that best captures the meaning of the word INCORRIGIBLE:

(1) showing extreme resistance to certain types of food

(2) having resilience and tenacity not usually found in others.

(3) displaying signs of fatigue and infection in the body

(4) having had habits that cannot be changes pr improved

Answer: (4)

  1. Choose the word/phrase that gives the best meaning of the word underlined in this sentence:

Your findings are original but you haven’t familiarized yourself with the nomenclature of the specimens.

(1) System of classifying things

(2) uses of

(3) value of

(4) system of naming things

Answer: (4)

  1. Improve the underlined phrase in the following sentence with the help of given options:

Applications for this position should be filed by next Saturday latest.

(1) latest next Saturday

(2) latest by Saturday next

(3) next Saturday at the latest

(4) next Saturday latest

Answer: (3)

  1. Complete the following sentence by using the correct form of the verb. Use the options given below:

She was too nervous to speak before such a large audience and __.

(1) was prompted

(2) will be prompted

(3) has to be prompted

(4) had to be prompted

Answer: (4)

  1. Choose the word most nearly OPPOSITE in meaning to the given word: DILATE

(1) abduct

(2) contract

(3) expand

(4) shrink

Answer: (2)

  1. Choose the one meaning which best expressed the idiom, Hobson’s choice.

(1) a situation on which you have no choice because of you don’t accept what is given, you get nothing at all

(2) a situation in which you have all choice but if you accept the choice you forfeit the right to choice again.

(3) a choice where your fortunes have already been decided before you exercise the choice

(4) a choice which is a win-win situation for parties involved in unlike business

Answer: (1)

  1. Choose the right description that best captures the meaning of the word, MARGINALIA:

(1) members of a group who do not actually fight but observe combat from outside

(2) notes written in the margins of a book or documents you have read

(3) people who have had an experience of border countries and territories

(4) marked with pencil and drawn on the roofs of public buildings

Answer: (2)

  1. Identify the part of the following sentence that has/may have an error.

Roses grow with abundance against this old wall in this season

  (1)                               (2)                              (3)                            (4)

Answer: (2)

  1. Improve the underlined phrase in the following sentences with the help of given options:

Raju seemed to be living at some remove from reality.

(1) from some remove

(2) in a remove

(3) at one remove

(4) at certain remove

Answer: (3)

General Hindi–

  1. ‘कबीर’ का संबंध किस काव्यधारा से है ?

(1) ज्ञानमार्गी निर्गुण भक्तिधारा

(2) राम भक्तिधारा

(3) प्रेममार्गी सूफी काव्यधारा

(4) कृष्ण भक्तिधारा

Answer: (1)

  1. रामधारी सिंह ‘दिनकर’ की प्रसिद्ध रचना का नाम हैं :

(1) उर्वशी

(2) यशोधरा

(3) चिदंबरा

(4) कामायनी

Answer: (1)

  1. अनेकार्थक शब्द के रूप में ‘गुरु’ का कौन-सा अर्थ अनुपयुक्त है?

(1) शिक्षक

(2) एक नक्षत्र

(3) पचाने में कठिन

(4) भारी

Answer: (3)

  1. “………………… हो क्या? किसी बात पर तो दृढ़ रहो।”

रिक्त स्थान के लिए उपयुक्त मुहावरा होगा :

(1) सोने पे सुहागा

(2) बेपेंदी का लोटा

(3) मोटी अक्ल का

(4) पत्थर की लकीर

Answer: (2)

  1. “टॉस युवा भारतीय टीम ने जीता और बल्लेबाज़ी प्रारंभ की”।

उपर्युक्त वाक्य के उद्देश्य’ को किस विकल्प में सही प्रदर्शित किया गया है?

(1) युवा भारतीय टीम ने

(2) बल्लेबाज़ी

(3) टॉस

(4) भारतीय टीम ने

Answer: (1)

  1. जब अर्थ का ग्रहण अभिधा से न हो किंतु उससे संबद्ध हो तो अर्थग्रहण कराने वाली शब्द-शक्ति को कहेंगे :

(1) ध्वनि

(2) अभिधा मूला

(3) व्यंजना

(4) लक्षणा

Answer: (3)

  1. दूर से फेंककर चलाया जाने वाला हथियार कहलाता

(1) आयुध

(2) तलवार

(3) अस्त्र

(4) शस्त्र

Answer: (3)

  1. “…………………… के कारण मैं रस्सी को साँप समझ बैठा।”

रिक्त स्थान के लिए उपयुक्त शब्द होगा :

(1) भय

(2) भ्रम

(3) संदेह

(4) जिज्ञासा

Answer: (2)

  1. अर्थ व्यक्त करने वाली सबसे छोटी इकाई है।

(1) शब्द

(2) वाक्य

(3) ध्वनि

(4) वर्ण

Answer: (3)

  1. ‘स्नेह’ का शाब्दिक अर्थ है।

(1) चिकनाई

(2) गोद

(3) प्रेम

(4) तेल

Answer: (3)

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