English Quiz for NIACL AO Prelims Exam- 26th January 2019


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English Quiz For NIACL AO Prelims 

NIACL AO Exam is on its way and a lot of aspirants are heading towards new hopes with this upcoming opportunity. Thus, the English Language can be an impetus for their success by helping them save crucial time and score good points in lesser time and effort. So, instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Here is a quiz on English Language being provided by Adda247 to let you practice the best of latest pattern English Questions for upcoming NIACL AO 2018-19.








Directions (1-5) Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions that follow. 

Urbanization refers to movement of mankind from rural areas to urban areas and how society adapts the changes. India is facing serious problem of rise in urban population presently. With Urbanization there is increase in social, economic and political progress but on the other hand it also leads to socio-economic problems due to unplanned growth in urban population and lack of infrastructural facilities. The natural growth in population combined with the growth due to migration puts heavy load on public utilities like housing, water, health, education, transport and other commodities and services.

People from rural areas migrate to urban areas for better employment opportunities, better education, health and medical facilities, commercialization, better standard of living, social status and so on. Modern-day farming involves new technology lessening the need of manpower leading to Urbanization. There are several problems that upsurge due to Urbanization that need serious attention. Some of the chief problems in India due to Urbanization are overpopulation, poverty, environmental degradation, unemployment, transport, sanitation, pollution and so on.

Planning and investment is required for infrastructural development. Developing clean cities and green cities is essential. Provisions of essential services such as health, education, clean water, food and electricity among the masses should be the goal. Spreading awareness and educating people about family planning and population control should be emphasized.

Q1. Why do people from rural areas migrate to urban areas according to the passage?
For better employment opportunities
For better education
For better health and medical facilities
Only (a) and (c)
All of the above
Solution:
All of the above are reasons for people to migrate according to the passage. Refer paragraph 2 of the passage.

Q2. What is required for infrastructural development according to the passage?
Planning
Water Conservation
Soil erosion
Only (a) and (e)
Investment
Solution:
Only (a) and (e) are required for infrastructure development according to paragraph 3 of the passage.

Q3. Which of the following is FALSE according to the passage?
Urbanization refers to movement of mankind from rural areas to urban areas and how society adapts the changes.
Developing clean cities and green cities is not essential.
Planning and investment is required for infrastructural development.
Modern-day farming involves new technology lessening the need of manpower leading to Urbanization.
All of the above
Solution:
Only (b) is False according to the passage.

Q4. Which of the following is OPPOSITE in meaning to MIGRATE given in BOLD?
remain
drift
leave
immigrate
run
Solution:
‘Remain’ is opposite in meaning to ‘migrate’ and ‘migrate’ means move to a new area or country in order to find work or better living conditions.

Q5. Which of the following is SIMILAR in meaning to ESSENTIAL given in BOLD?
delicious
pompous
necessary
extra
original
Solution:
‘Necessary’ is similar in meaning to ‘essential’ and ‘essential’ means extremely important.

Q6. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
bombastic
boastful
pompous
humble
pretentious
Solution:
‘Humble’ is the antonym here. ‘Humble’ means having or showing a modest or low estimate of one's importance.

Q7. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
comfort
exasperate
agitate
annoy
disturb
Solution:
‘Comfort’ is the antonym here. ‘Comfort’ means a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or constraint.

Q8. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
pacify
soothe
irritate
calm
cool
Solution:
‘Irritate’ is the antonym here. ‘Irritate’ means make (someone) annoyed or a little angry.

Q9. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
eccentric
normal
strange
bizarre
weird
Solution:
‘Normal’ is the antonym here. ‘Normal’ means conforming to a standard; usual, typical, or expected.

Q10. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
engage
employ
dismiss
occupy
enlist
Solution:
‘Dismiss’ is the antonym here. ‘Dismiss’ means order or allow to leave.

Q11. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
anger
calm
temper
rage
outrage
Solution:
‘Calm’ is the antonym here. ‘Calm’ means not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other strong emotions.

Q12. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
hostility
dislike
enmity
hatred
respect
Solution:
‘Respect’ is the antonym here. ‘Respect’ means a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.

Q13. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
rigid
flexible
stretchable
adjustable
elastic
Solution:
‘Rigid’ is the antonym here. ‘Rigid’ means unable to bend or be forced out of shape.

Q14. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
obey
accept
disobey
comply
embrace
Solution:
‘Disobey’ is the antonym here. ‘Disobey’ means fail to obey.

Q15. In the questions given below five words are given in which four of them have a similar meaning and one word is the antonym for the other four words. Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the other four, as your answer.
coerce
bully
terrorize
repress
encourage
Solution:
‘Encourage’ is the antonym here. ‘Encourage’ means give support, confidence, or hope to.

               







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