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English Language MCQ-16

Directions for the following five Questions:
Rearrange the following sentences in proper order and answer the questions given below them.
(A) In case of king Merokhazzar’s courtship of the princess of the Oter Isles, there occurs a regrettable hitch.
(B) She acknowledges the gift, but no word of a meeting date follows.
(C) The Monarch, hearing good reports of a neighbouring princess, dispatches messengers with gifts to her court, beseeching an interview.
(D) The princess names a date, and a formal meeting takes place; after that everything buzzes along pretty smoothly.
(E) Royal love affairs in olden days were conducted on the correspondence method.
Which is the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

(A) C
(B) E
(C) D
(D) A
(E) B

Which is the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

(A) E
(B) C
(C) D
(D) A
(E) B

Which is the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?

(A) E
(B) C
(C) A
(D) D
(E) B

Which is the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?

(A) C
(B) E
(C) A
(D) B
(E) D

Which if the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?

(A) E
(B) C
(C) B
(D) D
(E) A

Directions for the following Ten Questions:
In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These blanks 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.
We ..(1).. in a lonely and anxious world. The pressure of anxiety builds up and we seek ..(2)… You can ..(3).. of the tension of everyday life in a constructive way through books. There is a book for every ..(4).. and mood. It is only a matter of taking time to find it. Love of good solid reading is a great ..(5).. to happiness to beat boredom, to defeat loneliness, to resume daily work with new vigour and ..(6).. a mind which is educated, calm and clear. Many people ..(7).. aloud and are rather slow. A normal educated person is able to read 200 words a minute. It seems such a ..(8).. of time when compared to those who can read about 1000 words in the same time with equal or even ..(9).. comprehension. The only way to ..(10).. your reading speed is to try to read faster.

(A) enjoy
(B) get
(C) prepare
(D) live
(E) give

2

(A) happiness
(B) salvation
(C) relief
(D) succour
(E) anxiety

3

(A) quit
(B) remove
(C) get rid
(D) escape
(E) bring

4

(A) occasion
(B) place
(C) one
(D) guarantee
(E) praise

5

(A) value
(B) asset
(C) boast
(D) help
(E) devise

6

(A) make
(B) inform
(C) form
(D) derive
(E) compare

7

(A) write
(B) recited
(C) talk
(D) read
(E) find

8

(A) use
(B) waste
(C) utility
(D) value
(E) paint

9

(A) unequal
(B) much
(C) more
(D) many
(E) varied

10

(A) make
(B) increase
(C) expand
(D) enhance
(E) enroll