General English Quiz Questions

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General English Quiz Questions
Q :  

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

The crux of the matter

(A) the unknown point

(B) the lesser issue

(C) the critical point

(D) the interesting thing


Correct Answer : C

Q :  

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.
They dissuaded me of visiting the War Memorial but I really wanted to see it.

(A) of visit

(B) No improvement

(C) from visiting

(D) to visiting


Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

Bhola said to his mother, "Why is this charcoal so black?"

(A) Bhola asked his mother why was that charcoal so black.

(B) Bhola told his mother why that charcoal was so black.

(C) Bhola asked his mother why that charcoal was so black.

(D) Bhola asked his mother why this charcoal is so black.


Correct Answer : C

Q :  

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

A. There was an old apple tree in the centre of a village.
B. The adults also sat in the shade and discussed important things.
C. They remembered that they too had played around the tree when they were young.
D. Children loved to play around the tree and pick delicious apples.

(A) ADBC

(B) DCAB

(C) CBAD

(D) ACBD


Correct Answer : A

Q :  

Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

ENTHRALL

(A) disgust

(B) free

(C) mesmerize

(D) repel


Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

OPAQUE

(A) dull

(B) clear

(C) frosty

(D) hazy


Correct Answer : B

Q :  

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.

She has been writing this novel for a year but she did not finish it yet.

(A) had not finished it

(B) has not finish it

(C) No improvement

(D) has not finished it


Correct Answer : D

Q :  

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

A. But after a while they all began to blur in our memories.
B. When we arrived in Bangkok, we took a tour of the city's famous Buddhist temples.
C. However there was one temple, the Temple of Golden Buddha, which left an indelible impression in our hearts and minds.
D. We visited numerous temples that day.

(A) BACD

(B) DCBA

(C) ADBC

(D) BDAC


Correct Answer : D

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