English Quiz For Upcoming 2016-17 Exams

Directions (1-7): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
1. A special fondness or liking for
(a) Propensity
(b) Inclination
(c) Penchant
(d) Preoccupation

2. Relating to kingship with the father
(a) Patrilineal
(b) Fratrilineal
(c) Matrilineal
(d) Familial

3. A part of a word that can be pronounced separately
(a) Particle
(b) Sibilant
(c) Syllable
(d) Letter

4. Passing out of use
(a) Adolescent
(b) Reticent
(c) Translucent
(d) Obsolescent

5. A drink usually made for a mixture of one or more alcoholic drinks
(a) Cocktail
(b) Mocktail
(c) Liquor
(d) Bisque

6. Affecting or relating to cows
(a) Feline
(b) Bovine
(c) Ovine
(d) Vulpine

7. Something that might happen in the future
(a) Contingency
(b) Insurance
(c) Emergency
(d) Prophecy

Directions (8-10): In the following questions, there are four different words out of which one is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word 

(a) Camouflage
(b) Camaflouge
(c) Cemouflege
(d) Cemouflage

(a) Accessible
(b) Accessible
(c) Accesseble
(d) Accesible

(a) Pseudopodia
(b) Pseudopedia
(c) Pseuddopodia
(d) Pseudopadia