Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Night Class: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): 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 have been suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Jamshedji Tata is ...(1)... to be the path-finder of modern industrious builders. He is known as the Grandfather of the Indian industry for his acumen and enthusiasm. Nobody else could have ...(2)... of the new industries started by Jamshedji at the time when industrial ...(3)... and revolution was yet to come to India. Jamshedji’s father Nasarvanji Tata used to trade in jute with China and Britain. He started ...(4)... from India. Jamshedji started a cloth mill in Nagpur more than hundred years ago. At that time almost all the ...(5)... used to come from Lancashire in England. What Jamshedji did was praiseworthy.


1. 
1) agreed 
2) empowered 
3) determined 
4) considered 
5) rewarded

2. 
1) thought 
2) ventured 
3) set 
4) planned 
5) absolved

3. 
1) acts 
2) machinery 
3) awakening 
4) factories 
5) imports

4. 
1) industries 
2) import 
3) trade 
4) dispatch 
5) export

5. 
1) imports 
2) cloth 
3) machines 
4) industries 
5) goods

Directions (Q. 6-10): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

6. Programmes aimed ________ development should consider all-round development rather than only economic development.
l) for 
2) with 
3) by
4) at 
5) into

7. Pollution has an ________ effect on health.
1) intrinsic 
2) adverse 
3) inevitable
4) active 
5) unrecoverable

8. Before attempting to solve any problem, we must try to ________ its root cause.
1) identify 
2) question 
3) ignore
4) attack 
5) improve

9. His father ________ him for his disappointing performance.
1) reprimanded 
2) flattered 
3) encouraged
4) frustrated 
5) absolved

10. She could ________ punishment only because of the judge’s generosity.
l) get 
2) improve 
3) encouraged
4) control 
5) escape




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




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