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Model English Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

What are the Principles of English Grammar Translation Method
Directions (Q. No. 21 – 25): Ineach of the following sentences thereare two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers (1), (2), (3), (4) and(5).
Find out which pair of words canbe filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to makethe sentence grammatically correct and meaningfully complete.
21.As everybody is ____ attached to his motherland it is difficult to find a man who is ____ of love for his motherland.
1) constantly, disposed
2) courageously, suspect
3) profoundly, deprived
4) greatly, connected
5) deeply, devoid

22.If we study the lives of great menwe are ____ that we too can achie-ve greatness and when we die, we leave behind our ____.
1) convinced, children
2) reminded, footmarks
3) conveyed, followers
4) commended, belongings
5) proclaimed, memories
23.Three rag – pickers who ___ miss-ing from the dump yard are suspected to have been buried under the___ of waste.
1) are, bag
2) went, mounds
3) go, heaps
4) is, tons
5) since, rubble
24.The campaign was ___ at creating awareness among the public ___drug abuse.
1) expected, to
2) targeted, for
3) meant, regarding
4) aimed, about
5) intended, on
25.The judge has ___ a “defiant” assi-stant commissioner to one month jail for his deliberate ___ of the court orders.
1) ruled, infringement
2) sent, action
3) sentenced, violation
4) auctioned, breach
5) ordered, attempt
Directions (Q. No. 26 – 30): Which of the following phrases (1),(2), (3) and (4) would replace the idiom/ the phrase printed in bold typeto make the sentence grammaticallycorrect? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) as the answer.
26.He is not worthy his salt if he fails at this juncture.
1) worth his salt
2) for his salt
3) valuable for his salt
4) in his salt
5) No correction required
27.The cost of living has increased so much that he finds it difficult to make each end meet.
1) to make all ends meet
2) to make both end meet
3) to make both ends meet
4) to make either end meet
5) No correction required
28.He is hand and glove with my cousin for this new factory project.
1) hand on glove
2) hand against glove
3) hand in glove
4) hand with glove
5) No correction required

29.He insisted on his orders being carried out with the letter.
1) for the letter
2) to the letter
3) by the letter
4) into the letter
5) No correction required
30.Itake exception of your remark about the behaviour of Rajesh.
1) take exception for
2) take exception against
3) take exception in
4) take exception to
5) No correction required
Directions (Q. No. 31–35): Rear-range the following sentences (A), (B),(C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow:

(A)Comrades, you have heard already about the strange dream that I had last night.(B) I have something else to say first.(C) I do not think, comrades, that I shall be with you for many months longer, and before I die, I feel it is my duty to pass on to you the wisdom that I have acquired.(D) But I will come to the dream later.(E) It is about this that I wish to speak to you.(F) I have had a long life, I have hadmuch time for thought as I lay alo-ne in my stall, and I think I may saythat I understand the nature of life on this earth as well as any animal now living.
31.Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement?
1) B
2) D
3) F
4) A
5) C
32.Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
1) A
2) C
3) D
4) B
5) F
33.Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
1) B
2) D
3) C
4) F
5) A
34.Which of the following sentences should be the SIXTH (LAST) after rearrangement?
1) E
2) F
3) D
4) B
5) A
35.Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
1) C
2) D
3) B
4) E
5) A

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