KVS PGT DEC-2013 PART-A

Question 1
Forgetting their old enmity, they joined hands with a spirit of camaraderie.
A
animosity
B
love
C
friendliness
D
Trust
Question 2
Rajan employed my friend only when I agreed to avouch for his honesty.
A
vow
B
affirm
C
pay
D
guarantee
Question 3
They knew by his sophomoric remarks that he was still naive in the field.
A
casual
B
unpalatable
C
ignorant
D
immature
Question 4
They shunned him because he was a lecherous man who always looked for an opportunity to cheat others.
A
lustful
B
deceptive
C
cunning
D
dishonest
Question 5
Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.
The attack on the freedom of the press is a retrograde step.
A
declining
B
progressive
C
punitive
D
stubborn
Question 6
Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.
There was no altruistic motive that prompted him to help her.
A
wicked
B
brutal
C
inhuman
D
selfish
Question 7
Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.
According to a great philosopher, magnanimity in a man implies many other qualities.
A
poverty
B
jealousy
C
meanness
D
Enmity
Question 8
Choose the word which is opposite in meaning of the underlined word in the sentence.
Her impetuous behaviour was attributed to her upbringing.
A
swift
B
rash
C
quiet and gentle
D
sluggish
Question 9
Fill in the blank.
Since one cannot read every book, one should be content with making a _____ selection.
A
standard
B
sample
C
moderate
D
judicious
Question 10
Fill in the blank.
Some people _____ themselves into believing that they are indispensable to the organization they work for.
A
fool
B
delude
C
force
D
denigrate
Question 11
Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom/phrase in the sentence. Lord Clive won his laurels in the battle of Plassey.
A
fought bravely
B
defeated his enemies
C
acquired distinction
D
Overpowered his enemies
Question 12
Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom/phrase in the sentence.
The best policy is to let sleeping dogs lie.
A
to be liberal
B
to be tolerant
C
to be neutral
D
to avoid discussing troublesome matters
Question 13
Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom/phrase in the sentence.
He was in a brown study and did not seem to catch my point.
A
in his study room
B
absorbed in reading
C
absent-minded
D
in a state of shock
Question 14
Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom/phrase in the sentence.
A good teacher should have the gift of the gab.
A
a good personality
B
a talent for acting
C
a talent for speaking
D
an interest in discipline
Question 15
A word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt.
Choose the correctly spelt word.
A
Etiquete
B
Etiquette
C
Ettiquete
D
Ettiquette
Question 16
A word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt.
Choose the correctly spelt word.
A
Millonare
B
Millionaire
C
Millionare
D
Millonaire
Question 17
A passage has been broken into five parts. Choose the correct sequence to make it a meaningful passage.
A : The knowledge so far available about the endocrine glands is very limited.
B : Nature has provided the body with proper regulators and protectors.
C : These are our endocrine glands.
D : And so the proper functioning of these controllers of our body is very important and most vital for health.
E : However, all the medical sciences have accepted the fact that these endocrine glands secrete thousands of different types of hormones directly from our blood.
A
ABCDE
B
BDCAE
C
BDEAC
D
CBADE
Question 18
A passage has been broken into five parts. Choose the correct sequence to make it a meaningful passage.
A : Seconds later, the glaring object swept past and he thought he had out maneuvered it.
B : While flying over enemy territory, Jones received the warning of an oncoming missile.
C : He was proved wrong when he saw the vertical tail fins on fire.
D : Without wasting time, he slammed the throttles forward and made the plane roll into a high speed turn.
E : Hardly had he responded to the message when he actually saw what every fighter pilot dreaded most.
A
BEDAC
B
BDCEA
C
CDEAB
D
CBADE
Question 19
A passage has been broken into five parts. Choose the correct sequence to make it a meaningful passage.
A : A taxi was summoned and Satish was taken to Lifeline Hospital.
B : While hurrying home from school, Satish was hit by a car.
C : Since they did not succeed, they decided to take him to a hospital.
D : Some people rushed towards him and tried to bring him to his senses.
E : He was thrown a couple of feet away and lost consciousness.
A
ABCED
B
BDCAE
C
BEDCA
D
CBAED
Question 20
A passage has been broken into five parts. Choose the correct sequence to make it a meaningful passage.
A : Many consider it wrong to blight youngsters by recruiting then into armed forces at a younger age.
B : It is very difficult to have an agreement on an issue when emotions run high.
C : The debate has again come up whether this is right or wrong.
D : In many countries military service is compulsory for all.
E : Some of these detractors of compulsory draft are even very angry.
A