UPTET 2019 : Practice Important English Questions
Q1. Change the following sentence into Passive:
You need to clean your shoes properly.
(a) Your shoes are needed to clean properly.
(b) You are needed to clean your shoes properly.
(c) Your shoes need to be cleaned properly.
(d) Your shoes are needed by you to clean properly.
Q2. Select the pair which has the same relationship.
(a) First: second
(b) present: past
(c) contemporary: historic
(d) successor: predecessor
Directions (Q3-4): Choose the word which is the exact opposite of the given words.
Q5. Identify and change the following sentence into direct or indirect speech:
His father ordered him to go to his room and study.
(a) His father said, “Go to your room and study.”
(b) His father said, “Go and study in your room.”
(c) His father shouted, “Go right now to your study room.”
(d) His father said firmly, “Go and study in your room.”
Directions (Q6-7): Complete the statement.
Q6. “It is an uphill task but you will have to do it” means
(a) The work is above the hill and you will have to do it.
(b) It is a very easy task but you must do it
(c) It is a very difficult task but you have to do it
(d) This work is not reserved for you but you will have to do it
Q7. “You are thinking very highly about Ravi but he is not so” means
(a) Ravi is as good as you think about him
(b) You have a good opinion about Ravi but he is not as good as you think
(c) Your view about Ravi is philosophical, keep it up
(d) Ravi is much better, than what you
Q8. Find the correctly spelt word
Q9. Find the correctly spelt word.
Q10. Choose the correct meaning of given idiom.
To be above board
(a) To have a good height
(b) To be honest in any business deal
(c) They have no debts
(d) To try to be beautiful
Sol. Use structure “To be + verb III.”
As per the given above sentence is given in Passive Voice.
Hence, your shoes need to be cleaned properly.
Sol. After means succeeding (take over) something and before means preceding (previous or prior) something. Similarly, successor is the one that comes after something while predecessor comes before something. Hence the closest relation is successor: predecessor.
Sol. startled (adj): excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement. Antonyms: not surprised, unsurprised
Sol. busy (adj.): having a great deal to do; engage. Antonyms for busy: inactive, unoccupied, quiet, relaxed, lazy
Sol. When converting statements from reported speech to direct speech, “was, were” becomes “am, is, are”/ “him, her” becomes “you”/”had” becomes “has, have”/words like “ordered, sternly spoke, shouted” becomes exclamation mark.
Sol. To be above board means: straight; without concealment, legitimate; open; to perform something after clarifying