Practice Important English Questions
Dierctions (Q1-2): Choose the word of phrase, which is incorrect in the sentences. If there is no error, select your answer as (4).
Q1. An Indian ship, laden (1)/ with merchandise, (2)/ got drowned (3)/ in the Pacific. No error (4).
Q2. After the humiliating exposure, (1)/ Nitin hanged (2)/ his head in shame, (3)/ No error (4).
Directions (Q3-6): In each of these questions, choose the option that is nearly similar in meaning to the word given in capital letters.
Directions (Q7-10): In each of these questions, select the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.
Sol. Hang = hanged (past) = hanged (Past participle)
Hang⇒ hung ⇒ hung.
Sol. Determined (Adjective) = making firm decision; decided.
Sol. Geared (Adjective) = designed or organized to achieve a particular purpose; prepared and ready for something
Sol. Universal (Adjective) = widespread; true or right at all times and in all places.
Sol. Congregation (Noun) = a group of people who are gathered together for worship
Sol. Exacerbate (Verb) = to make something worse; aggravate.
Process (Verb) = to improve or develop; advance.
Sol. Myriad (Noun) = an extremely large number of something.
Sol. Embarkation (Noun) = getting onto a ship; putting something onto a ship.
Sol. Impulsive (Adjective) = acting suddenly without thinking carefully; rash.
Calm (Adjective) = not excited, nervous or upset.