English Test Paper-08

Directions (1-5) : Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it in the context of the passage. English Test Paper-08

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A well-dressed young man entered a big textile shop one evening. He was able to draw the attention of the salesman who thought him rich and likely to make heavy purchases. He was shown the superior varieties of suit lengths and sarees. But after casually examining them, he kept moving to the next section where readymade goods were being sold and further on to the hosiery section. But then, the salesman had begun to doubt his intention, and drew the attention of the manager. The manager asked him what exactly he wanted, and he replied that he wanted courteous treatment. He explained that he had come to the same shop in casual dress that morning and drawn little attention. His pride was hurt and he wanted to assert himself. He had come in good dress only to get decent treatment not for getting any textiles. He left without making any purchase.

1. The young men moved away to the hosiery section because he-

(1) Was not interested in purchasing anything

(2) Did not like the readymade clothes

(3) Wanted better clothes    

(4) Was restless

2. The manager asked the young man what he wanted because-

(1) He would give him exactly what he was looking for

(2) The salesman had drawn his attention to the indifferent attitude of the young man

(3) He thought they could do more business with him that way

(4) He thought the visitor was dissatisfied

3. The young man left without making purchases because he-

(1) Did not have money    

(2) Could not find any item of his choice

(3) had come only to make a point about the indifferent attitude of the salesman towards casually dressed customer

(4) Decided to come to make the purchases later on

4. The young man was well-dressed because-

(1) It was his habit to dress well       

(2) It was his wedding day

(3) He wanted to meet the manager of the shop

(4) He wanted to impress the salesmen

5. The salesmen in the shop are described as people who pay attention to-

(1) Only young men and women     

(2) Pretty women

(3) Only rich customers                      

(4) regular customers

6. Change the voice of the following-

It is necessary to help the poor.

(1) The poor should be helped      

(2) The poor are required to be helped

(3) The poor should be necessary for help  

(4) It is necessary to be helped by the poor

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7. Change the voice of the following-

Bring a book

(1) A book be brought     

(2) Book should be brought

(3) Let a book brought     

(4) Let a book be brought

8. Change the narration of the following-

You said to me, “You are my friend.”

(1) You told me that you were my friend   

(2) You told me that I was your friend

(3) You told me that I was my friend    

(4) You told me that you had been my friend

9. Change the narration of the following-

I said to him, “Why are you sad?”

(1) I told him why he was sad     

(2) I asked him that he was sad

(3) I asked him whether he was sad    

(4) I asked him why he was sad

10. Spot the mis-spelt word-

(1) Escapade       

(2) expedite      

(3) emerietus        

(4) exuberant

11. ‘palmy days’ means-

(1) Shocking days      

(2) prosperous days

(3) Days in a fix           

(4) obstructive days

12. Spot the error which may be in one part of the sentence (1) or (2) or (3). If there is no error, the answer is (4) i. e. No Error.

I acted in (1)/ conformity at the opinion (2)/ of the majority. (3)/ No error(4)

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Directions (13-14): choose appropriate synonyms for the given words-

13. Callous

(1) Independent      

(2) bare       

(3) Barren     

(4) bemoan

14. Expose

(1) Erase      

(2) Erode      

(3) unmask      

(4) Shun

Directions (15-16): Choose appropriate antonyms for the given words-

15. Adore

(1) Pray      

(2) adopt    

(3) abide       

(4) despise

16. Bliss

(1) Misery      

(2) wish      

(3) avoid      

(4) generation

Directions (17-18): Choose one word for the following expressions-

17. Habit of secretly listening to private conversation.

(1) Murmuring      

(2) eavesdropping   

(3) spelling      

(4) spying

18. A song sing at a burial

(1) Elegy     

(2) ode      

(3) dirge  

(4) ballad

Directions (19-20): Fill in the blanks with the words given below-

19. The king with all his sons……arrested.

(1) Was         

(2) were      

(3) was       

(4) have been

20. He will come before…….

(1) About       

(2) short    

(3) long       

(4) waste

Answer Sheet

Set- 08

(1) 1

(2) 4

(3) 3

(4) 4

(5) 3

(6) 2

(7) 4

(8) 2

(9) 4

(10) 3

(11) 2

(12) 2

(13) 1

(14) 3

(15) 4

(16) 1

(17) 2

(18) 3

(19) 1

(20) 3

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