Plan Aid Academy English Proficiency Test

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Plan Aid Academy English Proficiency Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    English Language From the list of words lettered A to D choose the one that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in each sentence. The management has neither ….. nor denied the rumour that is was going to lay of some workers.?
    • A. 

       confirmed

    • B. 

      Pronounced

    • C. 

       rejected

    • D. 

      Advertised

  • 2. 
    Instead of ……. the issue, the speaker digressed to unimportant matters.?
    • A. 

      Summarizing

    • B. 

      Describing

    • C. 

      Addressing

    • D. 

      Revealing

  • 3. 
    The telephone booths were all…. and I had to wait for more than ten minutes for one to become vacant.?
    • A. 

      Locked

    • B. 

      Busy

    • C. 

       occupied

    • D. 

      Ringing

  • 4. 
     While the first battalion halted its march at nightfall, the second …. to the barracks?
    • A. 

      Proceeded

    • B. 

       set out

    • C. 

      Returned

    • D. 

       turned up

  • 5. 
     His father is an ……. driver but he is only a novice?
    • A. 

      Enlightened

    • B. 

      Excellent

    • C. 

      Poor

    • D. 

      Experienced

  • 6. 
    . From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that best completes the following sentence:If the jury’s verdict is “not guilty,” the defendant will be… ?
    • A. 

      Acquitted

    • B. 

      Indicted

    • C. 

      Pardoned

    • D. 

      Forgive

  • 7. 
     Because the new venture was ………. Many businessmen and women went into it.?
    • A. 

      Rich

    • B. 

      Manageable

    • C. 

      Lucrative

    • D. 

      Satisfying

  • 8. 
    Freedom of movement is a ….. right of every citizen?
    • A. 

      Fundamental

    • B. 

      Negotiated

    • C. 

       privileged

    • D. 

       respected

  • 9. 
     The river……… towards the sea?
    • A. 

       rolled

    • B. 

      Meandered

    • C. 

       ran

    • D. 

      Trickled

  • 10. 
     From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that best completes the following sentence: I…… that our team will win the match tomorrow?
    • A. 

      Certify

    • B. 

      Conclude

    • C. 

       predict

    • D. 

      Announce

  • 11. 
    If found guilty, he will……. all the wealth he has amassed illegally.?
    • A. 

      Forfeit

    • B. 

      Repay

    • C. 

      Abandon

    • D. 

      Forgo

  • 12. 
    . At a……. of 200 kilometers an hour, the hurricane swept away everything in its path?
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Drive

    • C. 

       flow

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 13. 
    From options A to D, choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for this sentence: Ladies and gentlemen, the worst may be over, but we are not out of the covid-19 pandemic yet. This means that we are?
    • A. 

       likely to encounter more difficulties

    • B. 

      Not sure of ourselves.

    • C. 

      Not yet ready to celebrate our success

    • D. 

      Still in the covid-19 pandemic

  • 14. 
    When she confronted her husband, he hung his head and didn’t answer her questions. This means that he was?
    • A. 

       defiant

    • B. 

      Angry with her

    • C. 

       caught unawares

    • D. 

      Ashamed and embarrassed

  • 15. 
    The police knew that the suspect was not being straight with them. This means that the suspect was?
    • A. 

      Not telling the truth

    • B. 

      Not friendly

    • C. 

      Afraid

    • D. 

       timid

  • 16. 
    The teacher spoke with his tongue in his cheek when he said that lazy Ade was the best pupil. This means that the teacher?
    • A. 

      Was disappointed

    • B. 

      Did not mean what he said

    • C. 

      Was angry

    • D. 

      Tried to encourage

  • 17. 
    They did not know what to expect and so decided to play it by it by ear. This means that they decided to?
    • A. 

      Prepare for the worst

    • B. 

       pretend to be deaf

    • C. 

      Act according to circumstances

    • D. 

       listen attentively to everyone

  • 18. 
    The conference was attended by people from all walks of life. This means that conference was attended by people?
    • A. 

      From all professions

    • B. 

      From different parts of the world

    • C. 

      Who travelled widely

    • D. 

      Of all races

  • 19. 
    . From the words letter A to D, choose the word that is nearest in meaning to theunderlined word as it is used in the sentence: Amina is the one who initiated the quarrel, not Nikel!?
    • A. 

       started

    • B. 

      Stopped

    • C. 

      Settled

    • D. 

      Fuelled

  • 20. 
    She was reprimanded by her boss for negligence?
    • A. 

      Surcharged

    • B. 

      Punished

    • C. 

      Sacked

    • D. 

      Rebuked

  • 21. 
    Why should I retract my statementwhen it is nothing but the truth??
    • A. 

      Withdraw

    • B. 

      Deny

    • C. 

      Alter

    • D. 

      Condemn

  • 22. 
    The doctor diagnosed the tumour as malignant ?
    • A. 

      Painful

    • B. 

      Deadly

    • C. 

      Trouble

    • D. 

      Minor

  • 23. 
     In tropical; Africa, mosquitoes are ubiquitous ?
    • A. 

      Dangerous

    • B. 

      Harmful

    • C. 

      Everywhere

    • D. 

      Trouble

  • 24. 
    . It soon became obvious that a confrontation was inevitable?
    • A. 

      Unavoidable

    • B. 

      Disastrous

    • C. 

      Desirable

    • D. 

      Imminent

  • 25. 
    They insisted that the omission of my name had been inadvertent ?
    • A. 

      Unintentional

    • B. 

      Unconditional

    • C. 

      Improper

    • D. 

      Unfortunate

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