English Full Length Test

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  • 1. 
    Many people questioned if Franklin D. Roosevelt's ___________ policies would truly be able to put more money in the pockets of the average American.
    • A. 

      Corrosive

    • B. 

      Punitive

    • C. 

      Pedantic

    • D. 

      Coronary

    • E. 

      Economic

  • 2. 
    The peasants were the least ____ of all people, bound by tradition and ____ by superstitions.
    • A. 

      Free - fettered

    • B. 

      Enfranchised - rejected

    • C. 

      Enthralled - tied

    • D. 

      Pinioned - limited

    • E. 

      Conventional - encumbered

  • 3. 
    The two artists differed markedly in their temperaments; Palmer was reserved and courteous, Frazer ____ and boastful.
    • A. 

      Choleric

    • B. 

      Constrained

    • C. 

      Tractable

    • D. 

      Stoic

    • E. 

      Phlegmatic

  • 4. 
    Today Wegener's theory is ____ ; however, he died an outsider treated with ____ by the scientific establishment.
    • A. 

      Unsupported - approval

    • B. 

      dismissed - contempt

    • C. 

      Accepted - approbation

    • D. 

      Unchallenged - disdain

    • E. 

      Unrivalled - reverence

  • 5. 
    Given Below is a Paragraph. Read it  and Answer the Question:I fretted the other night at the hotel at the stranger who broke into my chamber after midnight, claiming to share it. But after his lamp had smoked the chamber full and I had turned round to the wall in despair, the man blew out his lamp, knelt down at his bedside, and made in low whisper a long earnest prayer. Then was the relation entirely changed between us. I fretted no more, but respected and liked him.The probable purpose of the author using the phrase, “lamp had smoked the chamber full” is to
    • A. 

      Show a low grade fuel was used

    • B. 

      Utilize figurative language

    • C. 

      Establish a period of time

    • D. 

      indicate the lamp was turned up too high

    • E. 

      Establish the faultiness of the lamp

  • 6. 
    Read the Passage and Answer the Question:Poetry begins in trivial metaphors, petty metaphors, “grace” metaphors, and goes on to the profoundest thinking that we have. Poetry provides the one permissible way of saying one thing and meaning another. People say, “Why don’t you say what you mean?” We never do that, do we, being all of us too much poets. We like to talk in parables and in hints and in indirections whether from diffidence or some other instinct.What selection best describes the word “diffidence”  as used in the passage?
    • A. 

      Shyness

    • B. 

      Consternation

    • C. 

      Reservations

    • D. 

      Bewilderment

    • E. 

      Caution

  • 7. 
    Shakespeare, a (an) _________________ writer, entertained audiences by writing many tragic and comic plays.
    • A. 

      Numeric

    • B. 

      Generic

    • C. 

      Prolific

    • D. 

      Dutiful

    • E. 

      Obstinate

  • 8. 
    Voracious means __________
    • A. 

      Greedy

    • B. 

      Exciteable

    • C. 

      Honest

    • D. 

      Circular

  • 9. 
    Which one has proper use of preposition?
    • A. 

      "If I am lying, the curse of Allah be on me and may I be drowned in some period. May I even be deprived at a decent burial!"

    • B. 

      "If I am lying, the curse of Allah be on me and may I be drowned in some period. May I even be deprived off a decent burial!"

    • C. 

      "If I am lying, the curse of Allah be on me and may I be drowned in some period. May I even be deprived from a decent burial!"

    • D. 

      "If I am lying, the curse of Allah be on me and may I be drowned in some period. May I even be deprived of a decent burial!"

  • 10. 
    His credulous nature often landed him in trouble:
    • A. 

      Naughty

    • B. 

      Willing to believe easily

    • C. 

      Dreamy

    • D. 

      innocent

  • 11. 
    Choose the correct one:
    • A. 

      She reminded me the nice days of my childhood

    • B. 

      She reminded me for the nice days of my childhood

    • C. 

      She reminded me on the nice days of my childhood

    • D. 

      She reminded me of the nice days of my childhood

  • 12. 
    Mongoose : mammal :: granite : _____________
    • A. 

      Mineral

    • B. 

      Bird

    • C. 

      marker

    • D. 

      Headstone

  • 13. 
    The parade route was down the main boulevard:
    • A. 

      Avenue

    • B. 

      Driveaway

    • C. 

      Highway

    • D. 

      Alley

  • 14. 
    Desultory is most nearly opposite in meaning to:
    • A. 

      Cursory

    • B. 

      Assiduous

    • C. 

      Asinine

    • D. 

      Jovial

  • 15. 
    Castigate is most nearly opposite in meaning to:
    • A. 

      Incarcerate

    • B. 

      Extol

    • C. 

      Remit

    • D. 

      Flatten

    • E. 

      Change

  • 16. 
    Choose the best match According to given relation:           DWELL  :  DENIZEN
    • A. 

      inherit : heir

    • B. 

      Squander : miser

    • C. 

      Patronize : protege

    • D. 

      Obey : autocrat

    • E. 

      shun : outcast

  • 17. 
    Her ______ demeanor was understandable given the loss of her brother; indeed, most of us were rather ______.
    • A. 

      displaced. . . focused

    • B. 

      Reprehensible. . . enigmatic

    • C. 

      Lachyromose. . . dolorous

    • D. 

      Subtle. . . raucous

    • E. 

      determined. . . committed

  • 18. 
    Noxious is most nearly opposite in meaning to:
    • A. 

      Affirmative

    • B. 

      Diurnal

    • C. 

      Pungent

    • D. 

      Deliberate

    • E. 

      Innocuous

  • 19. 
    The title Grand master is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Once achieved, the title is held for life.According to this passage, which of the following is true:
    • A. 

      World Champion is a title that is held for life.

    • B. 

      Grand master is a higher title than World Champion.

    • C. 

      The title World Champion is awarded by the world chess organization FIDE.

    • D. 

      World Champion is a higher title than Grand master.

  • 20. 
    Mitigate means _______________:
    • A. 

      Attenuate

    • B. 

      Aggravate

    • C. 

      Virulent

    • D. 

      Contemplate

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