Verbal Ability

Verbal Ability Questions and Answers

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Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'no error'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

1

Solve as per the direction given above

A) When I were a newspaper journalist

B) I always relied on the news editor and

C) the subs to put things right.

D) no errors

a

Option A

b

Option B

c

Option C

d

Option D

correct answer a

When I was a newspaper journalist.

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is (D). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

2

As far the issue of land encroachment (1)/ in villages is concerned, people will (2)/ have to make a start from their villages by sensitizing and educating the villagers about the issue. (3)/ No error (4)/

a

Option 1

b

Option 2

c

Option 3

d

Option 4

correct answer a

Sentence 1 is wrong. It should be as far as the issue...

So, Answer: (A) Option 1

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is (4). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

3

The country has adequate laws but problems arise (1) / when these are not (2) / implemented in letter and spirit. (3) /No error (4)

a

Option 1

b

Option 2

c

Option 3

d

Option 4

correct answer d

Sentence doesn't contain any error.

So, Answer: (D) Option 4

Fill in the blank with appropriate word(s)

4

At one point, it looked as if an area of agreement would ________ specially over the issue of productivity linked wages.

a

grow

b

create

c

develop

d

emerge

correct answer d

Emerge is the correct answer

Fill in the blank with appropriate word(s)

5

She knew everything better than anybody else, and it was an affront to her ______ vanity that you should disagree with her.

a

overwrought

b

overstrung

c

overwhelming

d

overweening

correct answer b

Overstrung is the correct answer

Fill in the blank with appropriate word(s)

6

The earth is at present in great danger because of ______ pollution which is going on at an incredible rapid pace.

a

inhuman

b

gigantic

c

colossal

d

stupendous

correct answer c

Colossal is the correct answer

Read the question carefully. Try to rearrange the phrases A,B,C,D and E to form a meaningful sentence and then choose the correct sequence from the options given below.

7

Arrange the given statements in a logical order to form a meaningful sentence.

A. where to he was exiled

B. Napoleon Bonaparte escaped from Elba

C. after the signing of the Treaty of Fontainebleau

D. a remote island off the coast of Italy

E. one year earlier

The Proper sequence should be:

a

EABCD

b

ACEBD

c

BCADE

d

BDACE

correct answer d

Answer: Option 4

Read the Question carefully. Try to rearrange the phrases to form a meaningful sentence and then choose the correct order from the options.

8

Arrange the sentences in a sequence to make a coherent paragraph.

A. It has offices at both Bangalore and Mumbai.

B. Out of these, perhaps Goldman Sachs is the most well known in India.

C. Some of the leading ones include Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers etc.

D. There are many investment banks.

The Proper sequence should be:

a

DBCA

b

BCDA 

c

DCBA

d

CBDA

correct answer c

Answer: Option 3

Read the Following Idioms/Phrases and choose the option which expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

9

To cut the Gordian Knot   

a

To perform a difficult task 

b

To act unreliably

c

To avoid difficulties

d

To cut a lot of threads

correct answer a

Answer: Option A.

Read the Following Idioms/Phrases and choose the option which expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

10

To keep the wolf away from the door

a

To keep away from extreme poverty

b

To keep off an unwanted and undesirable person

c

To keep alive

d

To hold the difficulties and dangers in check

correct answer a

Answer: Option 1

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