English Quiz

Directions (1-5) The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You' are given six words denoted by A. B, C, D, E & F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.

 1. _____ before the clock struck 8 on Saturday night, India Gate was swamped with people wearing, black tee-shirts and holding candles.
 (A) minutes
(B) time
(C) later
(D) quickly
 (E) since
 (F) seconds

1) (B) and (E)
 2) (A) and (C)
 3) (A) and (F)
4) (B) and (D)
 5) (C) and (E)

 2. Tile States should take steps to ______ the process of teachers' appointments as the Centre has already sanctioned six lakh posts. (A) fasten
 (B) move
 (C) hasten
 (D) speed
(E) early
(F) quicken

 1) (D) and (F)
2) (A) and (C)
3) (C) and (F)
 4) (D) and (E)
 5) (B) and (D)

3. A senior citizen's son ______ threatened her every day and physically harmed her, forcing her to transfer her property to him. (A) superficially
 (B) mistakenly
(C) allegedly
(D) miserably
 (E) doubtfully
(F) purportedly

1) (C) and (F)
2) (A) and (E)
3) (C) and (E)
 4) (D) and (F)
 5) (A) and (C)

4. Medical teachers said that the management had continued to remain ________to their cause leading to the stretching of their strike.
(A) unmoved
 (B) lethargic
 (C) unconcerned
(D) apathetic
(E) indifferent
(F) bored

1) (B) and (C)
 2) (C) and (F)
3) (A) and (E)
 4) (A) and (D)
5) (D) and (E)

5. The parents had approached the high court to ______ the government order after their children, who passed- UKG, were denied admission by a school.
 (A) void
(B) quash
 (C) annul
(D) stay
(E) lift
 (F) post

1) (A) and (D)
2) (B) and (C)
3) (C) and (E)
 4) (E) and (F)
5) (C) and (D)

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