NVS PGT CS 2019 Part-A

Question 1
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word:
MANDATORY
A
Obligatory
B
Optional
C
Uncommon
D
Unique
Question 2
Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word:
PREPOSTEROUS
A
Credible
B
Plausible
C
Outrageous
D
Outgoing
Question 3
Select the most appropriate options to fill in the blank:
Under the Turks, tenant farming was good business, but under the british___was fast reaching a point of diminishing returns.
A
they
B
it
C
these
D
those
Question 4
Select the correctly spelt word:
A
Niusance
B
Nuisance
C
Nuisence
D
Nuiscence
Question 5
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank:
I was late. I phoned my parents____they worried about me.
A
whereas
B
despite
C
In case
D
So that
Question 6
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank:
The professor refused to proceed further_____the students had completed the assignment.
A
If
B
because
C
Unless
D
So that
Question 7
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank:
Bhai Saheb is still weak due to the viral fever. But he____better.
A
got
B
is getting
C
Gets
D
was getting
Question 8
Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word:
BENEFIT
A
Damage
B
Interest
C
Advantage
D
Favor
Question 9
Select the correct passive form of the given sentence:
Scientists have discovered a trove of 44 planets in solar systems beyond our own.
A
A trove of scientist has been discovered by the 44 planets in solar system beyond our own.
B
A trove of 44 scientist in solar systems beyond our own has been discovered by the planets.
C
A trove of 44 planets in solar systems beyond our own has discovered scientists.
D
A trove of 44 planets in solar systems beyond our own has been discovered by scientists.
Question 10
Select the option which is NOT an antonym of another word by way of adding the prefix ‘in-’
A
Inarticulate
B
Insoluble
C
Inclusive
D
Ingratitude
Question 11
Select the option that express the given sentence in reported speech.
“ I can’t find the book you told me about “ My sister said to me.
My sister told me that:
A
She couldn’t find the book you told her about.
B
She can’t find the book you told her about
C
She couldn’t find the book I told her about
D
I can’t find the book you told me about
Question 12
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank:
The body of the _____man was found after a long search.
A
Drowned
B
Sinking
C
Sunken
D
drowning
Question 13
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank:
Ibrahim erected a small tent to protect ______ from the searching sun.
A
Himself
B
Themselves
C
Itself
D
oneself
Question 14
Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank:
From tomorrow, this shop ______ closed for a month for renovation.
A
Remained
B
Remines
C
Has remained
D
Will remain
Question 15
Select the correct passive form of the given sentence:
The agents of the absentee landowners were serving eviction notices to the Arab peasants.
A
The agents of the absentee landowners were being served eviction notices by the Arab peasants
B
The Arab peasants were being served eviction notices by the agents of the absentee landowners
C
Eviction notices have been served by the agents of the absentee landowners to the Arab peasants
D
Absentee landowners were being served eviction notices by the agents of the Arab peasants
Question 16
Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word:
A
Illeterate
B
Illuminate
C
Illegible
D
Illustration
Question 17
In the following sentence, four words or phrases have been underlined. One of them is incorrect. Choose the incorrect word or phrase from the given options.
To rescue scores of migrant labourers in flood-ravaged Kerera, the Centre has undertaken a special evacuation plan for taking 25,000 labourers to them home states by trains over this weekend.
A
has undertaken
B
Over this weekend
C
To them home states
D
To rescue
Question 18
In the following sentence, four words or phrases have been underlined. One of them is incorrect. Choose the INCORRECT word or phrase from the given options.
With dawn, the weather got a little better and the mountaineers decided go for the summit, still 2000 ft above them.
A
Got a little better
B
Above them
C
Decided go
D