SNAP Quiz: General English Exam!

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  • 1. 
    Direction: Choose the correct option to fill the blank for correct grammatical use. She is a close friend of __________
    • A. 

      My

    • B. 

      I

    • C. 

      Me

    • D. 

      Mine

  • 2. 
    Choose the correct option: The man __________ his appearance completely since then.
    • A. 

      Is changing

    • B. 

      Changed

    • C. 

      Has changed

    • D. 

      Is changed

  • 3. 
    Direction: Choose the correct option to fill the blank for correct grammatical use. He took care of her __________ she was restored to health.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      Before

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Till

  • 4. 
    Choose the word spelt correctly:
    • A. 

      Superintendant

    • B. 

      Seive

    • C. 

      Alloted

    • D. 

      Dissipate

  • 5. 
    Direction: Fill in the blanks with the correct pair of words. He lives __________ Bengaluru __________ 115, Richmond Road.
    • A. 

      At, in

    • B. 

      In, at

    • C. 

      At, on

    • D. 

      In, on

  • 6. 
    Direction: Fill in the blanks with the correct pair of words. 'Aurally challenged' is a __________ for the__________.
    • A. 

      Metaphor, blind

    • B. 

      Euphemism, deaf

    • C. 

      Simile, disabled

    • D. 

      Synonym, dumb

  • 7. 
    From the options below, choose the word with the incorrect spelling:
    • A. 

      Diarrhoea

    • B. 

      Diaper

    • C. 

      Dichotomy

    • D. 

      Dias

  • 8. 
    Direction: Which punctuation mark is missing in the following sentences? I know that you want to learn to drive Rima but you are too young.
    • A. 

      Inverted commas

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Hyphen

  • 9. 
    Direction: Fill in the blanks with the correct pair of words. If error is a __________ , fault is __________.
    • A. 

      Defect - a mistake

    • B. 

      Mistake - a defect

    • C. 

      Slip - an inaccuracy

    • D. 

      Blunder - to blame

  • 10. 
    Direction: Select as an option the word closest in meaning to the given word. Perturb
    • A. 

      Stipulate

    • B. 

      Turn around

    • C. 

      Disturb greatly

    • D. 

      Compatible

  • 11. 
    Direction: Fill in the blanks with the correct pair of words. The man has __________    the rules of ethical conduct; he is __________ a beast.
    • A. 

      Flaunted - literally

    • B. 

      Ignored - basically

    • C. 

      Broken - as

    • D. 

      Flouted - virtually

  • 12. 
    Direction: Which punctuation mark is missing in the following sentences? Part of Australia is known to the natives as The Outback.
    • A. 

      Inverted commas

    • B. 

      Semicolon

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Hyphen

  • 13. 
    Direction: Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiomatic phrase. I was supposed to give a speech to my English class, but I got cold feet and I didn't go.
    • A. 

      My English class-room makes my feet feel too cold

    • B. 

      My feet got cold so I didn't go

    • C. 

      I got too nervous and I didn't go

    • D. 

      It was winter time and I had no socks for my feet

  • 14. 
    Direction: Select as an option the word closest in meaning to the given word. Veracious
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      Varied

    • C. 

      Image

    • D. 

      Truthful

  • 15. 
    Direction: Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiomatic phrase. Take care of what you say! You will have to eat your words!
    • A. 

      You have no food to eat

    • B. 

      You will have to take back what you have said

    • C. 

      You are not good with your language

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Direction: Choose the option that is the closest in meaning to the phrases in bold. He was a king who ruled his subjects with a high hand.
    • A. 

      Sympathetically

    • B. 

      Oppressively

    • C. 

      Democratically

    • D. 

      Generously

  • 17. 
    Direction: Choose the option that is the closest in meaning to the phrases in bold. I racked my brains to solve this difficult problem.
    • A. 

      I read a large number of books

    • B. 

      I consulted several people

    • C. 

      I used my commonsense

    • D. 

      I subjected my mind to hard thinking

  • 18. 
    Direction: Choose a single word that is opposed to the meaning contained in the sentence. Biannual is
    • A. 

      Once in two years

    • B. 

      Every year

    • C. 

      Twice a year

    • D. 

      After every two years

  • 19. 
    Direction: Choose a single word that is opposed to the meaning contained in the sentence. He was magnanimous and his benevolence made him give to charity.
    • A. 

      Mean

    • B. 

      Cruel

    • C. 

      Snobbish

    • D. 

      Tyrannical

  • 20. 
    Choose the odd one out:
    • A. 

      Temporal

    • B. 

      Ephemeral

    • C. 

      Transient

    • D. 

      Eternal

  • 21. 
    Choose the correct option: If 'inter' means between as In interstate, 'intra' as in intravenous means
    • A. 

      Into

    • B. 

      Onto

    • C. 

      Within

    • D. 

      Without

  • 22. 
    Which two sentences convey the same idea? 1. Shouldn't they have checked your tickets? 2. I wonder if they should have checked your tickets. 3. I want to know if they checked your tickets. 4. They should have checked your tickets.
    • A. 

      2, 3

    • B. 

      1, 2

    • C. 

      1, 4

    • D. 

      2, 4

  • 23. 
    Match the parts of speech (in bold) to their usage (down): 1. Adjective 2. Preposition 3. Noun 4. Verb 5. The fire engine came rushing down the hill. 6. He has seen the ups and downs of life. 7. Down with the tyrant! 8. The porter was hit by the down train.
    • A. 

      1-8, 2-5, 3-6, 4-7

    • B. 

      1-6, 2-5, 3-8, 4-7

    • C. 

      1-5, 2-6, 3-7, 4-8

    • D. 

      1-5, 2-7, 3-6, 4-8

  • 24. 
    Direction: Match the parts of speech (in bold) to their usage. ABOVE 1. adjective 2. adverb 3. noun 4. preposition 5. Rain comes from above. 6. His conduct is above suspicion. 7. Look above the mantel piece. 8. The above information is for the public
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 25. 
    Direction: Choose the segment with the error. If there is no error choose 'd'.
    • A. 

      Idli and Sambar

    • B. 

      Make the breakfast

    • C. 

      In the South

    • D. 

      No error

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