Dear PaGaLGuY readers,

As we all know, Verbal Aptitude is an
important component of a number of competitive examinations such as the UPSC
Civil Services Examination, Banking Entrance Examinations, SSC CGL/CHSL
Examination, MBA Entrance Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, etc.
In order to help you practise and improve your verbal ability, we provide you
this English Quiz.

Given below are a few questions from
SSC examinations held in the last few years. Leave your answers/ responses in
the comments section below and soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

Directions 1 to 5: In these questions a
part of the sentence is in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part
at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentences. Choose the correct
alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).


1. His life is
hanging with a thread.

(a) from            (b) by           (c) to              (d) no improvement

2.  After twenty years of exile, the prisoner was
in the end of his tether.

(a) on            (b) though               (c) at               (d) no improvement

3.  Grandfather is often so tired that he drops
of in his armchair.

(a) slides away         (b) falls out            (c) slips in            (d) no improvement

4.  The court was forced to respect the profundity
of the learned judge’s knowledge.

(a) probity                        (b) proximity              (c) prodigality             (d) no improvement

5.  He has lost his nearly all many pets.      

(a) all his nearly many pets        (b) his many pets nearly all of
them     (c) nearly all his many pets
people            (d) No improvement

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