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Syllabus: English grammar, Sentence completion. Verbal analogies, Word groups. Instructions, Critical reasoning and Verbal deduction

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# Recent questions in Verbal Aptitude

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Gauri said that she can play the keyboard __________ her sister. as well as as better as as nicest as as worse as
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$\text{Pen : Write :: Knife :}$ _______ Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above? Vegetables Sharp Cut Blunt
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Listening to music during exercise improves performance and reduces discomfort. Scientists researched whether listening to music while studying can help students learn better and the results were inconclusive. Students who needed external stimulation for studying fared worse while ... clear positive effect on learning in all students. Music has a positive effect only in some students who exercise
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Consider the following sentences: Everybody in the class is prepared for the exam. Babu invited Danish to his home because he enjoys playing chess. Which of the following is the $\text{CORRECT}$ observation about the above two sentences? $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically correct and ... correct and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically incorrect and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous
1 vote
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___________ is to surgery as writer is to ___________ Which one of the following options maintains a similar logical relation in the above sentence? Plan, outline Hospital, library Doctor, book Medicine, grammar
1 vote
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Some people suggest anti-obesity measures $\text{(AOM)}$ such as displaying calorie information in restaurant menus. Such measures sidestep addressing the core problems that cause obesity: poverty and income inequality. Which one of the following statements summarizes the ... $\text{AOM}$ are addressing the problem superficially
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The disaster team was asked to $\underline{\text{restrain}}$ the residents until the snake was caught. The underlined word is closest in meaning to: imprison frustrate disdain confine
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$\_\_\_\_\_\_$ I not informed you on time, you would have missed the opportunity. But Have Had Has
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The Prime Minister does not approve $\_\_\_\_\_\_$ the views expressed by the official. of at for on
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The topic that we were discussing now was first raised by our boss, $\_\_\_\_\_\_$? isn't it wasn't it was it hasn't it been
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Fill in the blank with the most appropriate choice. Akshay has decided to $\_\_\_\_\_\_\_$ from Chennai. move on pass away pass out pass by
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Choose from the options the word most similar in meaning to the given one: Dramatic striking insignificant calm tedious
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Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the sentence: Your allegation should be based on facts and not on $\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_$. proofs projections records antipathy
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Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the sentence: Anwar spent most of his life in $\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_$ the miseries of the physically challenged people. advocating avoiding mitigating absorbing
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When she first came to Delhi from Patna, she was hardly the $\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_$ student she later made herself out to be, since she had access to considerable family wealth. impecunious naive precocious ambitious
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A $\underline{vast}$ crowd had gathered to watch their $\underline{beloved}$ Prime Minister speak. The underlined words are $\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_$. adverbs nouns verbs adjectives
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Which of the following cannot be logically inferred from the given passage? Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and ... on older people. COVID-19 is not dangerous if you are young. Maintaining hygiene helps in controlling COVID-19 spread.
1 vote
In the following sentence certain parts are underlined and marked P, Q, and R. One of the parts may contain certain error or may not be acceptable in standard written communication. Select the part containing an error. Choose D as your answer if there is no error. During an epidemic, ... $\underbrace{\underline{\text{make them more comfortable}}}_{R}$. P Q R No error
If "jelogo" means "paperweight" and "pikogo" means "paperboard" and "wedpik" means "boardlift", which of the following would mean $weightlift$? ogopik jelwed pikjel wedjel