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 (Q.Nos. 1-5) In each question below a sentence
with three words given in bold. These are numbered as (a), (b) and (c). One of
these three words printed bold may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in
the context of the sentence. Find out the word which is either wrongly spelt or
inappropriate if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words
given bold are correctly spelt and also appropriate in the context of the
sentence, mark (d) i.e., ‘All correct’ as your answer.
1. Their sole (a) concern was how they could assist (b) their colleague in his hour
of crisis.(c) All correct (d)
2. We shall be disabled (a) to justify this excess (b) expenditure. (c) All correct (d)
3. The lease on these premises (a) has expired and we have incured (b) significant debt. (c) All correct (d)
4. Your statement (a) that you received no prier (b) intimation (c) is not plausible. All correct (d)
5. Mr. Sharma refused to acknowledge (a) that he had committed (b) an error while taking that decision. (c) All correct (d)
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1(b) 2(a) 3(b) 4(b) 5(d)