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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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Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below: Primeval Modern Historic Primitive Antique
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$\underset{\text{I}}{\underline{\text{The professor}}}$ $\underset{\text{II}}{\underline{\text{ordered to}}}$ $\underset{\text{III}}{\underline{\text{the students to go}}}$ $\underset{\text{IV}}{\underline{\text{out of the class.}}}$ Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is grammatically incorrect? I II III IV
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All professors are researchers Some scientists are professors Which of the given conclusions is logically valid and is inferred from the above arguments: All scientists are researchers All professors are scientists Some researchers are scientists No conclusion follows
4
Select the pair that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the pair: water: pipe:: cart: road electricity: wire sea: beach music: instrument
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All engineering students should learn mechanics, mathematics and how to do computation. I II III IV Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is not appropriate? I II III IV
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Mahatama Gandhi was known for his humility as he played an important role in humiliating exit of British from India. he worked for humanitarian causes. he displayed modesty in his interactions. he was a fine human being
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The Headmaster ___________ to speak to you. Which of the following options is incorrect to complete the above sentence? is wanting wants want was wanting
8
One of the legacies of the Roman legions was discipline. In the legions, military law prevailed and discipline was brutal. Discipline on the battlefield kept units obedient, intact and fighting, even when the odds and conditions were against them. Which one of the ... from their seniors. The harsh discipline to which the legions were subjected to led to the odds and conditions being against them.
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Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the following sentence: If the tired soldier wanted to lie down, he ___ the mattress out on the balcony. should take shall take should have taken will have taken
10
Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below? Latitude Eligibility Freedom Coercion Meticulousness
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One of the parts $(A, B, C, D)$ in the sentence given below contains an ERROR. Which one of the following is INCORRECT? I requested that he should be given the driving test today instead of tomorrow. requested that should be given the driving test instead of tomorrow
12
The documents expose the cynicism of the government officials - and yet as the media website reflects, not a single newspaper has reported on their existence. Which one of the following inferences may be drawn with the greatest accuracy from the above passage? ... nobody cared. Media reports did not show the existence of the documents. The documents reveal the attitude of the government officials.
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Which one of the parts (A, B, C, D) in the sentence contains an ERROR? No sooner had the doctor seen the results of the blood test, than he suggested the patient to see the specialist. no sooner had results of the blood test suggested the patient see the specialist
14
Choose the grammatically CORRECT sentence: He laid in bed till $8$ o’clock in the morning. He layed in bed till $8$ o’clock in the morning. He lain in bed till $8$ o’clock in the morning. He lay in bed till $8$ o’clock in the morning.
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Choose the most appropriate pair of words from the options given below to complete the following sentence: The high level of ___ of the questions in the test was ___ by an increase in the period of time allotted for answering them. difficulty, compensated exactitude, magnified aptitude, decreased attitude, mitigated
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Which one of the following options is the closest in meaning to the word given below? Pacify Excite Soothe Deplete Tire
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In the early nineteenth century, theories of social evolution were inspired less by Biology than by the conviction of social scientists that there was a growing improvement in social institutions. Progress was taken for granted and social scientists attempted to discover its ... progress was a fact. did not approve of Biology. framed the laws of progress. emphasized Biology over Social Sciences.