Tuesday, 10 March 2015

English Quiz

Directions (1- 10):: In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born Michael Luther King, Jr., ...(1)... his grandfather had his name ...(2)... to Martin. Martin Luther attended segregated public schools in Georgia, ...(3)... from high school at the age of fifteen; he received the B.A. degree in 1948 ...(4)... Morehouse College, a distinguished Negro institution of Atlanta from which both his father and grand father and grandfather had graduated. After three years of ...(5)... study at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania where he was elected president of a ...(6)... white senior class, he was awarded the B.D. in 1951. ...(7)... a fellowship won at Ebenezer he enrolled in graduate studies at Boston University, completing his residence ...(8)... the doctorate in 1953 and receiving the degree in 1955. In Boston he ...(9)... and married Coretta Scott, a young woman of ...(10)... intellectual and artistic attainments.


1.
(1) and
(2) so
(3) since
(4) but
(5) also

2.
(1) given
(2) changed
(3) become
(4) made
(5) build

3.
(1) graduating
(2) finishing
(3) graduated
(4) finished
(5) finish

4.
(1) in
(2) from
(3) by
(4) with
(5) for

5.
(1) theological
(2) intellectual
(3) educational
(4) psychological
(5) education

6.
(1) predetermined
(2) predominantly
(3) significantly
(4) somewhat
(5) somewhere

7.
(1) From
(2) By
(3) With
(4) Through
(5) to

8.
(1) for
(2) of
(3) about
(4) to
(5) by

9.
(1) saw
(2) eloped
(3) met
(4) Watched
(5) seem

10.
(1) common
(2) particular
(3) uncommon
(4) general
(5) great



1. 4
2. 2
3. 3
4. 2
5. 1
6. 2
7. 3
8. 1
9. 3
10. 3


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