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For 2024 Board Exam
CBSE Competency Based Questions:
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English for Olympiad, SSC, Railways, Bank | Question Bank with Solution

Topics

  • Cloze Test

  • Synonyms

  • Antonyms

  • Idioms


Q.1 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Obsolete

Ans

1. Recent

2. Remote

3. Outdated

4. Rigid

Q2. Q.2 Select the correctly spelt word.

Ans

1. Embarasment

2. Encouragement

3. Conscinteous

4. Comotion


Q.3 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given Idiom.

The bee’s knees

Ans

1. Observant

2. Foolish

3. Problematic

4. Extraordinary


Q.4 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

A reward is a ______ which motivates a person to achieve excellence in his field.

Ans

1. monument

2. collection

3. recognition

4. memorial


Q.5 Select the word which means the same as the given group of words.

A sudden rush of a large number of frightened people or animals.

Ans

1. Scapegoat

2. Lunacy

3. Stampede

4. Recluse


Q.6 Select the word which means the same as the given group of words.

One who loads and unloads ships.

Ans

1. Spinster

2. Rustic

3. Stevedore

4. Captain


Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations.

It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.

Sub Question No : 7

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (1)

Ans

1. happily

2. slowly

3. proudly

4. usually


Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (2)

Ans

1. virtue

2. disadvantage

3. curse

4. dream


Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.

Sub Question No : 9


Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (3)

Ans

1. successful

2. succeed

3. succeeds

4. success


Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (4)

Ans

1. made

2. make

3. had made

4. makes


Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (5)

Ans

1. adorned

2. imposed

3. reposed

4. curbed


Q.12 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Derogatory

Ans

1. Complimentary

2. Insulting

3. Depreciating

4. Intricate


Q.13 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Acknowledgement

Ans

1. Elimination

2. Compensation

3. Confusion

4. Confirmation


Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

No effort has been made by the Indian cricket team to cash off on its vibrant image in the World Cup.

Ans

1. to cash in on

2. to cash up on

3. for cash through in

4. for cashing off on


Q.15 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. This is because of its aroma, flavour and variety in the market.

B. Thus, it leads to poor health and mental disorders among children.

C. Children as well as teenagers are tempted towards junk food.

D. It has no or negligible nutritional value and high content of sugar and salt.

Ans

1. BCDA

2. ACDB

3. CDAB

4. CADB


Q.16 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Prodigal

Ans

1. Trivial

2. Humble

3. Arrogant

4. Extravagant


Q.17 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Those who follow a healthy routine is likely enjoying good health.

Ans

1. is likely enjoying

2. a healthy routine

3. Those who follow

4. good health


Q.18 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The government should take stringent steps against terrorists and foil their ______ designs. Ans

1. benevolent

2. conducive

3. malicious

4. exemplary


Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. They can then purchase them on subsidized rates with additional loan facilities.

B. It will import technologically advanced medical instruments and provide them to entrepreneurs.

C. The Indian Government has announced certain facilities in the budget session.

D. This will help in strengthening the economic condition of entrepreneurs.

Ans

1. DCAB

2. CADB

3. BDCA

4. CBAD


Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.

The mathematical calculation of this problem is easy than a previous one.

Ans

1. easier than the

2. easiest than the

3. easy than the

4. No Improvement


Q.21 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

His elder sister taught him English.

Ans

1. His elder sister is taught English by him.

2. He has been taught English by his elder sister.

3. He was taught English by his elder sister.

4. He is being taught English by his elder sister.


Q.22 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To throw a fit

Ans

1. Express extreme anger

2. Faint and fall down

3. Caution someone about fitness

4. Become unconscious


Q.23 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

When I reached the cinema hall, the movie had already began.

Ans

1. the movie had

2. When I reached

3. the cinema hall

4. already began


Q.24 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

The teacher said to me, “You have not submitted the assignment.”

Ans

1. The teacher said me that I had not submitted the assignment.

2. The teacher told me that I had not submitted the assignment.

3. The teacher said to me that I have not submitted the assignment.

4. The teacher told to me that I have not submitted that assignment.


Q.25 Select the correctly spelt word.

Ans

1. Employeed

2. Rehersal

3. Veterinary

4. Seperable



Answer Key

Q1. 1 Q2. 2 Q3. 4 Q4. 3 Q5. 3 Q6. 3 Q7. 4 Q8. 1 Q9. 3 Q10. 2 Q11. 2 Q12. 1 Q13. 4

Q14. 1 Q15. 4 Q16. 4 Q17. 1 Q18. 3 Q19. 4 Q20. 1 Q21. 3 Q22. 1 Q23. 4 Q24. 2

Q25. 3



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