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For 2024 Board Exam
CBSE Competency Based Questions:
Class 10
Class 12

English for Olympiad | SSC| UPSC | Bank |Railways with Solution

Q.1 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

They offered me a chair

Ans

1. A chair is offered to me by them.

2. A chair was being offered to me.

3. I was offered a chair by them.

4. I offered a chair to them.


Q2 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

I like both tea and coffee but prefer the _

Ans

1. least

2. latter

3. last

4. later


Q.3 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

"What a good idea!", Seema remarked.

Ans

1. Seema said what a good idea it is.

2. Seema told what an idea!

3. Seema exclaimed that it was a very good idea.

4. Seema exclaimed that the idea is good.


Q4. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom

A close-fisted person

Ans

1. A kind person

2. A strong person

3. A cruel person

4. A miserly person


Q.5 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Modern man is completely engross in the mad pursuit of material pleasures and luxuries.

Ans

1. Modern man is

2. material pleasures and luxuries

3. mad pursuit of

4. completely engross


Q.6 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom 'A bed of roses'

Ans

1. A difficult path

2. An easy and happy situation

3. A pleasant perfume

4. A valley full of flowers


Q7. 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.

(1)______ of trucks carrying soldiers was coming down the mountain road.

The trucks (2) ______ slowly as there had been heavy snowfall in that area .

Suddenly, with a (3) ______ a huge tree on the hill side fell bringing along with

it boulders and mud. (4) ______, the driver of first truck stopped in time.

The soldiers got down and started (5) ______ the road.


Sub Question No : 7

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 1

Ans

1. bevy

2. convoy

3. flock

4. crew


Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 2

Ans

1. were moving

2. has moved

3. was moving

4. are moving


(Comprehension) ....Suddenly, with a (3) ______ a huge tree on the hill side fell bringing

along with it boulders and mud. (4) ______, the driver of first truck

stopped in time. The soldiers got down and started (5) ______ the road.


Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 3

Ans

1. buzz

2. crash

3. splash

4. scream

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 4

Ans

1. Magically

2. Fortunately

3. Similarly

4. Logically


Select the most appropriate option for blank no. 5

Ans

1. moving

2. changing

3. altering

4. clearing


Q.12 Select one word for the following group of words. One who loves his country

Ans

1. Conspirator

2. Traitor

3. Collaborator

4. Patriot


Q.13 Select synonym of the given word. EXPENSIVE

Ans

1. Dear

2. Sober

3. Gentle

4. Mild


Q.14 Select antonym of the given word. DEXTERITY

Ans

1. Skill

2. Ignorance

3. Mastery

4. Agility


Q.15 Select antonym of the given word. DIVIDE

Ans

1. Split

2. Unite

3. Break

4. Engulf


Q.16 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

He tried to ______ my ring.

Ans

1. steal

2. stile

3. still

4. steel


Q.17 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one

that gives their correct order.

A. He is a gifted volleyball player.

B. But now a days he does not play international matches.

C. It is because he had an accident last year.

D. Sanjay is my best friend.

Ans

1. DCAB

2. ABCD

3. DABC

4. CDBA


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

the one that gives their correct order.

A. Aesop was one of them who lived in Greece about 2500 years ago.

B. He told many interesting stories to the people.

C. There were many talented people in ancient Greece.

D. Although he was ugly, he had a very clever brain.


Ans

1. BDAC

2. BADC

3. CADB

4. CDBA


Q.19 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

Incapable of paying debts

Ans

1. Insolvent

2. Obsolete

3. Corrupt

4. Extravagant


Q.20 Select the wrongly spelt word.

Ans

1. Champion

2. Chouffer

3. Charisma

4. Choir


Q.21 Select the wrongly spelt word.

Ans

1. Cremator

2. Creater

3. Cricketer

4. Cracker


Q.22 Select synonym of the given word. RETAIN

Ans

1. Gain

2. Convey

3. Maintain

4. Destroy


Q.23 Select the most appropriate word to substitute the underlined word

of the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select ‘No improvement’.

The diver dive in the pool from a great height.

Ans 1. dived at the pool

2. No improvement

3. dived into the pool

4. dives to a pool


Q.24 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

My brother, who live in Delhi, has written me a letter.

Ans

1. has written

2. me a letter

3. who live in Delhi

4. My brother


Q.25 Select the most appropriate segment to substitute the underlined segment

of the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select ‘No substitution’.

Hardly had he sit on the chair than it broke.

Ans

1. sat on the chair when

2. sat onto a chair then

3. sit in the chair when

4. No substitution


Answer Key

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