Verbal Aptitude Quiz for CAT, XAT

Dear readers,

This quiz consists of questions from
various past papers of MBA entrance exams. Leave your answers/ responses in the
comments section below and soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

Direction for Q. 1 to 4: In the following
sentences, one word or a phrase is used wrongly. Choose the word that must be
changed or modified or deleted to make the sentence correct. There are
sentences without any errors too.

1. The committee came to a decision to
in detail about assorted
problems that people have been facing for a
long time.

(a) came to

(b) to discuss

(c) about

(d) a long time

2. I know you may not see eye to eye with the philosophy of Ramkrishna but you must admit
that he had tremendous influence over a great many followers.

(a) see eye to eye

(b) had had

(c) influence over

(d) no error

3. The Principal inquired with the students if they would like their teacher to repeat the lesson again.

(a) inquired with

(b) to repeat

(c) again

(d) no error

4. One of the security guards rushed forward;
unlocked the gate and asked whether I had anything objectionable.

(a) security guards

(b) forward

(c) objectionable

(d) no error

Direction for Q. 5 and 6: Rearrange the
following sentence fragment (P, Q, R and S) to make meaningful sentences.

5. I always told them ___________ and
consideration for me.

P. how for me she

Q. always exuded warmth

R. was like a family’s

S. elder and how she has

(a) PRSQ             (b) PQSR                (c) PRQS                   (d) SQPR

6. A year or _________ foreign languages

P. I picked up a liking for learning

Q. the largest urban area and primary

R. so after leaving Bangkok

S. city of Thailand and a place of unique

(a) RPQS              (b) RQSP               (c) RSPQ                   (d) SPQR

Direction for Q. 7 and 8: Choose the word
which best expresses the meaning of the given word.


(a) Foolishness

(b) Extremity

(c) Enthusiasm

(d) Economy


(a) Messenger

(b) Steward

(c) Result

(d) Pilot

Direction for Q. 9 and 10: Choose the word
which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.


(a) Arrival

(b) Emigration

(c) Departure

(d) Exit


(a) Resentment

(b) Dubiousness

(c) Duplicity

(d) Excitement




1 comment
  1. @Kiranmreji11
    1 c 2 a 3 a 4 d 5 a 6 b 8a
    September 2019

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