Section A: Verbal Ability

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 389

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Verbal Reasoning Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The miser gazed __________ at the pile of gold coins in front of him.
    • A. 

      Avidly

    • B. 

      Admiringly

    • C. 

      Thoughtfully

    • D. 

      Earnestly

  • 2. 
    I saw a ___________ of cows in the field.
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Herd

    • C. 

      Swarm

    • D. 

      Flock

  • 3. 
    Man does not live by ___________ alone.
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Bread

    • C. 

      Meals

    • D. 

      Diet

  • 4. 
    The paths of glory lead ___________ to the grave. 
    • A. 

      Straight

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Directly

    • D. 

      But

  • 5. 
    In Bush, Saddam was up ___________ more than his match.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Into

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      Against

    • E. 

      Front

  • 6. 
    Rama was so badly injured that he needed ___________ care in the hospital.
    • A. 

      Extensive

    • B. 

      Intensive

    • C. 

      Expensive

    • D. 

      Motherly

  • 7. 
    Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:    CORPULENT
    • A. 

      Lean

    • B. 

      Gaunt

    • C. 

      Emaciated

    • D. 

      Obese

  • 8. 
    Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:    AUGUST
    • A. 

      Common

    • B. 

      Ridiculous

    • C. 

      Dignified

    • D. 

      Petty

  • 9. 
    Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:    EMBEZZLE
    • A. 

      Misappropriate

    • B. 

      Balance

    • C. 

      Remunerate

    • D. 

      Clear

  • 10. 
    Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word:    HARBINGER
    • A. 

      Messenger

    • B. 

      Steward

    • C. 

      Forerunner

    • D. 

      Pilot

  • 11. 
    The question consists of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words. Select the pair which has the same relationship.   THRUST : SPEAR
    • A. 

      Mangle : iron

    • B. 

      Scabbard : sword

    • C. 

      Bow : arrow

    • D. 

      Fence : epee

  • 12. 
    The question consists of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words. Select the pair which has the same relationship.   WAN : COLOUR
    • A. 

      Corpulent : weight

    • B. 

      Insipid : flavour

    • C. 

      Pallid : complexion

    • D. 

      Enigmatic : puzzle

  • 13. 
    The question consists of two words which have a certain relationship to each other followed by four pairs of related words. Select the pair which has the same relationship.   INDIGENT : WEALTHY
    • A. 

      Angry : rich

    • B. 

      Native : affluent

    • C. 

      Gauche : graceful

    • D. 

      Scholarly : erudite

  • 14. 
    Identify the most appropriate option which can replace the [enclosed]  part of the sentence below:    There are not many men who are so famous that they are frequently referred to by their [short names] only.
    • A. 

      Initials

    • B. 

      Signatures

    • C. 

      Pictures

    • D. 

      Middle names

    • E. 

      No correction required

  • 15. 
    Identify the most appropriate option which can replace the [enclosed]  part of the sentence below.    The performance of our players was rather [worst than I had expected]. 
    • A. 

      Bad as I had expected

    • B. 

      Worse than I had expected

    • C. 

      Worse than expectation

    • D. 

      Worst than was expected

    • E. 

      No correction required