LIC AAO : English Quiz

Dear Readers,

We are providing you this English Quiz keeping in mind the upcoming LIC AAO Exam pattern and syllabus. LIC AAO Exam is not going to be easy one so practice these Quizzes on daily basis.

Directions (Q. 1 – 5) Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), and (4) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct a it is given and “No correction is required”, mark (5) as the answer.

1. A freezing morning accompanied by a dense cover of fog set the toning for the coming weekend.
(a) keeping tone
(b) started the toning
(c) kept the tone
(d) set the tone
(e) No correction required

2. The jail is in the news again with the finding of a pistol and some bullets.
(a) to finding
(b) with find
(c) finding
(d) on found
(e) No correction required

3. The space-crunched city throws up several stories of struggle that schools have had put up with to win playgrounds for their students.
(a) have had to put up to
(b) had put up on
(c) have had to put up with
(d) had to put up to 
(e) No correction required

4. Emotions rang high as both families were taken to the police station last night.
(a) Emotions went higher
(b) Emotions became high
(c) Emotionally high
(d)Emotions ran high
(e) No correction required

5. Work at all the court complexes was paralysed as lawyers went on a day-long strike as a mark of protest.
(a) for a one day strike
(b) for a strike
(c) on a day’s long strik
(d) on a day-long striking
(e) No correction required

Directions (Q. 6–10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6. Forest department officials said that when the elephants were made to ________ from their trucks, they went straight to the spot where they had been _______ during the jump
(a) jump, killed
(b) alight, tied
(c) enter, hurt
(d) step, played
(e) exit, enjoyed

7. Excise officials seized pouches of whisky ______ a bus travelling _______ Maharashtra
(a) from, to
(b) in, for
(c) for, towards
(d) inside, on
(e) through, till

8. Organisations _______ for the victims ________ the inhuman and unjust attitude of the government
(a) fighting, applauded
(b) lobbying, supported
(c) working, condemned
(d) stand, opposed
(e) trying, spoke

9. A collision between two buses _______ six people dead ______ the driver of one of the buses.
(a) made, also
(b) left, including 
(c) caused, combined
(d) resulted, except
(e) got, surpassing

10. The court _________ revenue authorities and PCB officials to ______ teams and visit pharma units.
(a) directed, form
(b) announced, arrange
(c) commanded, display
(d) ruled, make
(e) told, carve

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