Can You Pass This General English Test?

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Can You Pass This General English Test?

Hey buddies, welcome to a whole new General English practice quiz. It contains 50 useful questions of general use English, pretty useful for various English exams. If you think you are a genius in General English and want to test your knowledge, this quiz is definitely for you. So, without wasting a second just get started. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 2. 
    We cannot trust a man who plays (false and loose) with others.
    • A. 

      False or loose

    • B. 

      Fast or loose

    • C. 

       fast and loose

    • D. 

      No improvement

  • 3. 
    Young children are not physically capable (to carry these loads).
    • A. 

      Have to carry these loads

    • B. 

      Of carrying these loads

    • C. 

      Carry these loads

    • D. 

      No improvement

  • 4. 
    He _____ to the problem of air pollution in his speech.
    • A. 

      Averted

    • B. 

      Adverted

    • C. 

      Exclaimed

    • D. 

      Mentioned

  • 5. 
    Don’t loiter _____ the corridor.
    • A. 

      Around

    • B. 

      Off

    • C. 

       of

    • D. 

      At

  • 6. 
    Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.  TARRY
    • A. 

      Stampede

    • B. 

      Scud

    • C. 

       Trail

    • D. 

      Hasten

  • 7. 
    Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.  ZAP
    • A. 

      Bear

    • B. 

      Create

    • C. 

      Begin

    • D. 

      Destroy

  • 8. 
    In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.  BLOVIATE
    • A. 

      Bluster

    • B. 

      Orate

    • C. 

      Be quiet

    • D. 

      Declaim

  • 9. 
    In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.  AMBLE
    • A. 

      Saunter

    • B. 

       Dash

    • C. 

      Dawdle

    • D. 

      Bimble

  • 10. 
    In the following questions, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word. 
    • A. 

      Corrugated

    • B. 

      Conceivable

    • C. 

      Cretaceous

    • D. 

      Colegiate

  • 11. 
    In the following questions, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word. 
    • A. 

      Instantiation

    • B. 

      Intuitive

    • C. 

      Inferrable

    • D. 

      Infinitesimal

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      The smuggler yielded

    • B. 

      For the temptation

    • C. 

      And fell into the police trap from which escape was impossible.

    • D. 

      No error

  • 13. 
    Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Even after being sentenced to life in prison, the (impenitent) man was not sorry for his crimes.
    • A. 

      Compunctious

    • B. 

      Contrite

    • C. 

      Insular

    • D. 

      No Improvement

  • 14. 
    Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.  I (made him to do) the project against his wishes.
    • A. 

      Made him to be done

    • B. 

      Made him to have done

    • C. 

      Made him do

    • D. 

      No improvement

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      He forbade me to not to go out

    • B. 

      He forbade me to go out.

    • C. 

      He forbade me not to go out.

    • D. 

      He forbade me to not go out.

  • 16. 
    In the following questions, change the Statements given in Direct Speech form into Indirect Speech or vice versa, with the help of given four options (A), (B), (C), (D).  Ram said to his boss, “Let me go home.”
    • A. 

      Ram requested his boss to allow him to go home.

    • B. 

      Ram requested to his boss to allow him to go home.

    • C. 

      Ram requested his boss that he should go home.

    • D. 

      Ram requested his boss to allow him for going home.

  • 17. 
    select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.  People claim to have seen the suspect in several cities.
    • A. 

      The suspect is being seen in several cities.

    • B. 

      The suspect is claimed to have been seen in several cities.

    • C. 

      The suspect is claimed to be seen in several cities.

    • D. 

      The suspect is claimed to have seen in several cities.

  • 18. 
    select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.  She was to sell the watch.
    • A. 

      The watch to be sold by her.

    • B. 

      The watch was to be sold by her.

    • C. 

      The watch was to sold by her.

    • D. 

      The watch had to be sold by her.

  • 19. 
    out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. Hand over fist
    • A. 

      To be dexterous

    • B. 

      To do something that prevents an activity from continuing

    • C. 

      To announce your intention of entering a competition

    • D. 

      At a very fast pace

  • 20. 
     select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.  Make a pitch
    • A. 

      Pay attention

    • B. 

      Try to persuade people to do something

    • C. 

      Regardless of

    • D. 

      Underline

  • 21. 
    To be full of or covered with a mass of small bubbles.
    • A. 

       Scintillating

    • B. 

      Brew

    • C. 

      Frothy

    • D. 

      Aerated

  • 22. 
    Comment added to a text or diagram.
    • A. 

      Lexicon

    • B. 

      Thesaurus

    • C. 

      Terminology

    • D. 

       Annotation

  • 23. 
    A person famous and respected within a particular sphere.
    • A. 

      Eminent

    • B. 

      Obscure

    • C. 

      Despotic

    • D. 

      Imperative

  • 24. 
    To imply or suggest an idea in addition to the literal meaning
    • A. 

      To nub

    • B. 

       To connote

    • C. 

      To malign

    • D. 

       To purport

  • 25. 
    Having a sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall or stagger
    • A. 

      Volatile

    • B. 

      Wild

    • C. 

      Reckless

    • D. 

      Giddy

  • 26. 
    A person who is not accepted by a social group, especially because he or she is not liked, respected, or trusted
    • A. 

       Fugitive

    • B. 

       Vagrant

    • C. 

       Pariah

    • D. 

      Tramp

  • 27. 
    A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument.
    • A. 

      Rebel

    • B. 

      Radical

    • C. 

      Demagogue

    • D. 

       Anarchistic

  • 28. 
    Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.
    • A. 

      Trite

    • B. 

      Opposite

    • C. 

      Exceptional

    • D. 

      Ambiguous

  • 29. 
    Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain.
    • A. 

       Pique

    • B. 

      Vexation

    • C. 

       Chagrin

    • D. 

      Distress

  • 30. 
    A region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been ruptured; a bruise.
    • A. 

      Pustule

    • B. 

      Knurl

    • C. 

      Contusion

    • D. 

      Tumour

  • 31. 
    An event serving as an introduction to something more important.
    • A. 

      Perform

    • B. 

      Prelude

    • C. 

      Introduce

    • D. 

      Preface

  • 32. 
    The conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated
    • A. 

       Illustration

    • B. 

      Elucidation

    • C. 

      Implication

    • D. 

      Explication

  • 33. 
    Failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
    • A. 

      Recline

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

       Oblate

    • D. 

      Prostrate

  • 34. 
    To resolve a sentence into its component parts and describe their syntactic roles
    • A. 

      To dissect

    • B. 

      To anatomize

    • C. 

      To parse

    • D. 

      To synthesize

  • 35. 
    The tendency to recur at intervals.
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Wheel

    • C. 

      Sequence

    • D. 

      Periodicity

  • 36. 
    …………… eye witnesses, the news reporter said that six armed men robbed the bank.
    • A. 

      Examining

    • B. 

      Observing

    • C. 

      Quoting

    • D. 

      Referencing

  • 37. 
    The speed with which she typed the draft demonstrated that she is a …………… secretary.
    • A. 

      Savvy

    • B. 

      Adapted

    • C. 

      Nimble

    • D. 

      Competent

  • 38. 
    Rational thinkers are intellectually …………… than those who accept faith without questioning the age old practices.
    • A. 

       cultured

    • B. 

      Sophisticated

    • C. 

      Superior

    • D. 

      Modern

  • 39. 
     I never go shopping on weekends as on those days the malls are …………… of people.
    • A. 

      Full

    • B. 

      Busy

    • C. 

      Crowded

    • D. 

      Packed

  • 40. 
    The warning bells …………… several times before anyone realized the danger.
    • A. 

      Were ringing

    • B. 

      Had rung

    • C. 

      Had rang

    • D. 

      Would have rung

  • 41. 
    Nobody gets …………… with a pretentious smug.
    • A. 

      Along

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      About

    • D. 

      Through

  • 42. 
    Every evening a …………… of wolves descends into the valley to hunt.
    • A. 

      Pack

    • B. 

      Gang

    • C. 

      Company

    • D. 

      Herd

  • 43. 
    …………… around the bush.
    • A. 

      To hit

    • B. 

       To beat

    • C. 

       To circle

    • D. 

      To hide

  • 44. 
    It doesn’t look like you’re all that …………… at singing either.
    • A. 

      Ignorance

    • B. 

      Skilled

    • C. 

       adept

    • D. 

      Adapt

  • 45. 
    …………… between the staff and management led to eventual collapse of the business.
    • A. 

       Roughness

    • B. 

       Abrasion

    • C. 

      Irritation

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 46. 
    Oats are cut shortly before reaching ……………, when they are known as oat-hay.
    • A. 

      Maturity

    • B. 

       age

    • C. 

      Ripeness

    • D. 

      Readiness

  • 47. 
     I …………… to return by the 3rd of the month.
    • A. 

      Strategize

    • B. 

      Program

    • C. 

      Plan

    • D. 

      Project

  • 48. 
    The Department has …………… a complaint against Mr. Bakshi.
    • A. 

      Expressed

    • B. 

      Registered

    • C. 

       informed

    • D. 

      Noted

  • 49. 
    He has a …………… interest in studying human psychology.
    • A. 

      Deep

    • B. 

      Wide

    • C. 

      Vast

    • D. 

      Heavy

  • 50. 
    The baby looked …………… the toffee with greedy eyes.
    • A. 

      Upon

    • B. 

       into

    • C. 

       on

    • D. 

       at