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

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# Hot questions in Verbal Ability

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The expenditure on the project _____ as follows: equipment Rs.$20$ lakhs, salaries Rs.$12$ lakhs, and contingency Rs.$3$ lakhs. break down break breaks down breaks
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if COVALENT is coded as BWPDUOFM then code of ELEPHANT will be A) QFMFUOBI B) EPHNTEAS C)MFUIQRTW D)QMUBIADH
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Raman is confident of speaking English _______six months as he has been practising regularly_______the last three weeks during, for for, since for, in within, for
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The police arrested four criminals - $P, Q, R$ and $S.$ The criminals knew each other. They made the following statements: $P$ says Q committed the crime. $Q$ says S committed the crime. $R$ says I did not do it. $S$ says What Q said about me is ... one of the arrested four committed the crime and only one of the statements made above is true. Who committed the crime? $P$ $R$ $S$ $Q$
1 vote
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His knowledge of the subject was excellent but his classroom performance was_______. extremely poor good desirable praiseworthy
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The search engine’s business model ____ around the fulcrum of trust. revolves plays sinks bursts
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Select the word that fits the analogy: Cook : Cook :: Fly : _______ Flyer Flying Flew Flighter
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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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If $P = 3$, $R = 27$, $T = 243$, then $Q + S =$ ________ $40$ $80$ $90$ $110$
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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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Kevin is older than Tim. Jason is older than Kevin. Tim is older than Jason. If the statements (I) and (II) are TRUE, then (III) will be: Insufficient data True Not applicable False
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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
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Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the sentence: $\textbf{The bride and groom decided to _________ on their grand wedding as they both were rich.}$ preserve conserve spoor splurge
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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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Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word: The house $\_\_\_\_$ the lake. backed onto backed off backed up backed into
Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word: After a long and hard relationship, he finally decided to $\_\_\_\_$ with his girlfriend. break in break off broke up break up