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For 2024 Board Exam
CBSE Competency Based Questions:
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SSC Graduate Level | Railways |Bank Olympiad Exams

Updated: Jan 2, 2021

Dear Aspirants,

You can consider revising Subject Verb Agreement, Prepositions, Tenses, Non-finites as a brush-up of the Grammatical Items to improve your score in the following test.


Test Contents:
  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Idioms

  • Word Substitution

  • Wrongly-Spelled Words

  • Passive Voice

  • Reported Speech

  • One Word Substitution

  • Error Detection

1. Select the antonym of the given word.

LIBERTY

Ans 1. Independence

2. Deliverance

3. Convenience

4. Dependence


2. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Back to square one

Ans 1. Come to the original point

2. Neglect something

3. Draw a square

4. Move ahead


3. Select the most appropriate word to substitute the underlined word of the given sentence. If substitution is not required select ‘No improvement’.

To fight on the battlefield for the sake of one's country needs a great strongness.

Ans 1. great courage

2. a lots of strength

3. No improvement

4. the greatest strongness


4. Select the most appropriate word to substitute the underlined word of the given sentence. If substitution is not required select ‘No improvement’.

To fight on the battlefield for the sake of one's country needs a great strongness.

Ans 1. great courage

2. a lots of strength

3. No improvement

4. the greatest strongness


5. Select the correct active form of the given sentence.

This beautiful story was written by Maya.

Ans 1. Maya is writing this beautiful story.

2. Maya writes this beautiful story.

3. Maya wrote this beautiful story.

4. Maya was writing this beautiful story.


6. Select the wrongly spelt word.

Ans 1. Tamarind

2. Tresure

3. Truthful

4. Turmoil


7. Select the wrongly spelt word.

Ans 1. Consumation

2. Compromise

3. Competence

4. Chronology


Word Substitution
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SubQuestion No : 8

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 1

Ans 1. superficial

2. wrong

3. opposite

4. appropriate


Q9. Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 2

Ans 1. at

2. in

3. for

4. out


Q10. Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 3

Ans 1. facilities

2. qualities

3. advantages

4. damages


11. Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 4

Ans 1. invented

2. discovered

3. managed

4. proposed


Q.12 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 5

Ans 1. parody

2. remedy

3. melody

4. malady


Q.13 Select one word for the following group of words.

Open refusal to obey orders

Ans 1. Defiance

2. Compliance

3. Adherence

4. Obedience


Q.14 Select the antonym of the given word.

BROAD

Ans 1. Narrow

2. Wide

3. Long

4. Large


Q.15 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

The boy which stole the money was caught by the police.

Ans 1. by the police

2. stole the money

3. The boy which

4. was caught


Q.16 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives

their correct order.

A. “We are going to the market,” declared Reetu and Geetu.

B. “Where are you going?” the father asked.

C. “Take your umbrella, it is going to rain,” the mother said.

D. “Yes, definitely. We will,” replied the two.

Ans 1. DCAB

2. ABDC

3. BACD

4. BCDA


Q.17 Select the synonym of the given word.

PREVENT

Ans 1. Allow

2. Construct

3. Avert

4. Provoke


Q.18 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives

their correct order.

A. Eventually, she overcame adversities and achieved success.

B. She engaged herself in ‘earn while you learn’, finance scheme in her college.

C. She needed financial support to complete her graduation.

D. Rama was a very poor girl.

Ans 1. CBDA

2. ADCB

3. ABCD

4. DCBA


Q.19 Select the synonym of the given word.

REVERE

Ans 1. Condemn

2. Repeat

3. Enjoy

4. Respect


Q.20 Select the correct direct form of the given sentence.

The teacher commanded the students not to shout.

Ans 1. The teacher said to the students, "Don’t shout.”

2. The teacher said to the student, "You should not shout.”

3. The teacher told to the students, "You must not shout.”

4. The teacher says to the students, "Do not shout."


Q21. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Dead heat

Ans 1. A deadly blast of hot air

2. A strong heat wave

3. Close contest that ends in a tie

4. Strong opposition to one's ideas


Q.22 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The groom stood before the ______ for the wedding ceremony at the church.

Ans 1. atlas

2. alter

3. altar

4. attic


Q.23 Select the most appropriate segment to substitute the underlined segment of the given

sentence. If substitution is not required select ‘no improvement’.

The animal resembled with a cat.

Ans 1. resembled by

2. resembled to

3. resembled

4. No improvement


Q.24 Select one word for the following group of words.

Morals that govern one's behavior

Ans 1. Ethics

2. Intuition

3. Psychology

4. Attitude


Q.25 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

She ______ on paying the bill at the restaurant.

Ans 1. requested

2. insisted

3. offered

4. suggested


Q.26 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Saraswati college has maintained its reputation as one of the best college in the country.

Ans 1. Saraswati college has maintained

2. its reputation as

3. in the country

4. one of the best college


Answers will be published on January 5, 2021. Good Luck.


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