80 MCQ on English and Communication with answer

A.         Soft
B.         Average
C.         Tiny
D.         Weak
Answer: Option C
A.         Started
B.         Closed
C.         Finished
D.         Terminated
Answer: Option D
A.         Red
B.         Natural
C.         Truthful
D.         Solid
Answer: Option B
A.         Influx
B.         Home-coming
C.         Return
D.         Restoration
Answer: Option A
A.         Abdicate
B.         Renounce
C.         Possess
D.         Deny
Answer: Option C
A.         Convert
B.         Condense
C.         Congest
D.         Conclude
Answer: Option B
A.         Divine
B.         Immortal
C.         Spiritual
D.         Eternal
Answer: Option B
A.         ACTIVE
B.         Dormant
C.         Weak
D.         Unconcerned
Answer: Option A
A.         Ordering
B.         Following
C.         Refusing
D.         Contradicting
Answer: Option A
A.         Candid
B.         Direct
C.         Forthright
D.         Genuine
Answer: Option D
Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.
11. To leave someone in the lurch
A.         To come to compromise with someone
B.         Constant source of annoyance to someone
C.         To put someone at ease
D.         To desert someone in his difficulties
E.         None of these
Answer: Option D
12. To play second fiddle
A.         To be happy, cheerful and healthy
B.         To reduce importance of one's senior
C.         To support the role and view of another person
D.         To do back seat driving
E.         None of these
Answer: Option C
13. To beg the question
A.         To refer to
B.         To take for granted
C.         To raise objections
D.         To be discussed
E.         None of these
Answer: Option B
14. A black sheep
A.         An unlucky person
B.         A lucky person
C.         An ugly person
D.         A partner who takes no share of the profits
E.         None of these
Answer: Option E
15. A man of straw
A.         A man of no substance
B.         A very active person
C.         A worthy fellow
D.         An unreasonable person
E.         None of these
Answer: Option A
16. To smell a rat
A.         To see signs of plague epidemic
B.         To get bad small of a bad dead rat
C.         To suspect foul dealings
D.         To be in a bad mood
E.         None of these
Answer: Option C
17. To hit the nail right on the head
A.         To do the right thing
B.         To destroy one's reputation
C.         To announce one's fixed views
D.         To teach someone a lesson
E.         None of these
Answer: Option A
18. To set one's face against
A.         To oppose with determination
B.         To judge by appearence
C.         To get out of difficulty
D.         To look at one steadily
E.         None of these
Answer: Option A
19.Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life.
A.         with
B.         over
C.         on
D.         round
Answer: Option C
20. The miser gazed ...... at the pile of gold coins in front of him.
A.         avidly
B.         admiringly
C.         thoughtfully
D.         earnestly
Answer: Option A
21. Catching the earlier train will give us the ...... to do some shopping.
A.         chance
B.         luck
C.         possibility
D.         occasion
Answer: Option A
22. I saw a ...... of cows in the field.
A.         group
B.         herd
C.         swarm
D.         flock
Answer: Option B
23. The grapes are now ...... enough to be picked.
A.         ready
B.         mature
C.         ripe
D.         advanced
Answer: Option C
24. Success in this examination depends ...... hard work alone.
A.         at
B.         over
C.         for
D.         on
Answer: Option D
25. My uncle decided to take ...... and my sister to the market.
A.         I
B.         mine
C.         me
D.         myself
Answer: Option C
26. If you smuggle goods into the country, they may be ...... by the customs authority.
A.         possessed
B.         punished
C.         confiscated
D.         fined
Answer: Option C
27. Man does not live by ...... alone.
A.         food
B.         bread
C.         meals
D.         diet
Answer: Option B
28. Piyush behaves strangely at times and, therefore, nobody gets ...... with him.
A.         about
B.         through
C.         along
D.         up
Answer: Option C
29. Rohan and Rohit are twin brothers, but they do not look ......
A.         unique
B.         different
C.         likely
D.         alike
Answer: Option D
30. To err is ...... to forgive divine.
A.         beastly
B.         human
C.         inhuman
D.         natural
Answer: Option B
31. The ruling party will have to put its own house ...... order.
A.         in
B.         on
C.         to
D.         into
Answer: Option A
32. The pilot had been warned about the storm, before he ......
A.         took away
B.         took up
C.         took over
D.         took off
Answer: Option D
33. Hardly had he arrived ...... it started raining.
A.         before
B.         when
C.         than
D.         after
Answer: Option B
34. I ...... a car to be absolutely necessary these days.
A.         consider
B.         regard
C.         think
D.         agree
Answer: Option A
35. Besides other provisions, that shopkeeper deals ...... cosmetics.
A.         with
B.         in
C.         at
D.         for
Answer: Option B
36. The team was well trained and strong, but somehow their ...... was low.
A.         feeling
B.         moral
C.         consciousness
D.         morale
Answer: Option D.
37. The lovers were meeting each other secretly, but their ...... affair was soon known to everyone.
A.         clandestine
B.         covert
C.         unknown
D.         candid
Answer: Option A
38. The king ...... the rebel.
A.         excused
B.         forgave
C.         pardoned
D.         none of these
Answer: Option C
39. I shall call ...... you tomorrow.
A.         at
B.         on
C.         with
D.         by
Answer: Option C
40. She ...... from the crowd because of her height and flaming red hair.
A.         stood out
B.         stood off
C.         stood up
D.         stood by
Answer: Option A
41. In a large cities people are cut ...... from nature.
A.         away
B.         off
C.         out
D.         down
Answer: Option A
42. The more your action and thought are allied and ...... the happier you grow.
A.         diverget
B.         unravelled
C.         integrated
D.         invincible
Answer: Option C
43. We had a ...... of warm weather in February.
A.         time
B.         spell
C.         length
D.         phase
Answer: Option B
44. After the rain the weather ...... and the sun came out.
A.         cleared out
B.         cleared up
C.         cleared away
D.         cleared off
Answer: Option B
45. The building comprises ...... sixty rooms.
A.         of
B.         onto
C.         by
D.         no preposition needed
Answer: Option D
46. Namrata was found to ...... the required qualifications for the job.
A.         contain
B.         disclose
C.         posses
D.         acquire
Answer: Option C
47. Government buildings are ...... on the Republic day.
A.         enlightened
B.         lightened
C.         illuminated
D.         glowed
Answer: Option C
48. We had ...... wonderful time at the party last night.
A.         such a
B.         so
C.         such
D.         very
Answer: Option A
49. An employment advertisement should ...... the number of vacancies.
A.         provide
B.         specify
C.         contain
D.         declare
Answer: Option B
50. When varun left the cocktail party he was as ...... as a judge.
A.         sober
B.         drunk
C.         brave
D.         wise
Answer: Option D
Find the correctly spelt words.
51. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Efficient
B.         Treatmeant
C.         Beterment
D.         Employd
Answer: Option A
52. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Foreign
B.         Foreine
C.         Fariegn
D.         Forein
Answer: Option A
53. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Ommineous
B.         Omineous
C.         Ominous
D.         Omenous
Answer: Option C
54. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Pessenger
B.         Passenger
C.         Pasanger
D.         Pesanger
Answer: Option B
55. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Benefitted
B.         Benifited
C.         Benefited
D.         Benefeted
Answer: Option C
56. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Friming
B.         Burnning
C.         Running
D.         Fryng
Answer: Option C
57. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Dammage
B.         Damaige
C.         Dammege
D.         Damage
Answer: Option D
58. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Accomplish
B.         Acomplush
C.         Ackmplesh
D.         Accompalish
Answer: Option A
59. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Puerrile
B.         Puerrille
C.         Purrile
D.         Puerile
Answer: Option D
60. (solve as per the direction given above)
A.         Satelite
B.         Sattelite
C.         Satellite
D.         Sattellite
Answer: Option C
61. The workers are hell bent at getting what is due to them.
A.         hell bent on getting
B.         hell bent for getting
C.         hell bent upon getting
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option C
62. When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.
A.         into crushing
B.         in crushing
C.         without crushing
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option B
63. If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.
A.         If the room was brighter
B.         If the room are brighter
C.         Had the room been brighter
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option C
64. The record for the biggest tiger hunt has not been met since 1911 when Lord Hardinge. then Viceroy of India, shot a tiger than measured 11 feet and 6 inches.
A.         improved
B.         broken
C.         bettered
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option B
65. his powerful desire brought about his downfall.
A.         His intense desire
B.         His desire for power
C.         His fatal desire
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option B
66. Will you kindly open the knot?
A.         untie
B.         break
C.         loose
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option A
67. He sent a word to me that he would be coming late.
A.         sent word
B.         had sent a word
C.         sent words
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option A
68. We look forward to hear from you.
A.         hearing
B.         have heard
C.         listen
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option A
69.It was indeed a shock for her, but she has later recovered from it.
A.         since
B.         then
C.         afterwards
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option A
70. Realising is the significance of technical education for developing country, the government laid aside a large sum on it during the last plan-period.
A.         laid up
B.         set aside
C.         laid out
D.         No improvement
Answer: Option B
In the questions below the sentences have been given in Active/Passive voice. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Passive/Active voice.
71. After driving professor Kumar to the museum she dropped him at his hotel.
A.         After being driven to the museum, Professor Kumar was dropped at his hotel.
B.         Professor Kumar was being driven dropped at his hotel.
C.         After she had driven Professor Kumar to the museum she had dropped him at his hotel.
D.         After she was driven Professor Kumar to the museum she had dropped him at his hotel.
Answer: Option A
72. I remember my sister taking me to the museum.
A.         I remember I was taken to the museum by my sister.
B.         I remember being taken to the museum by my sister.
C.         I remember myself being taken to the museum by my sister.
D.         I remember taken to the museum by my sister.
Answer: Option B
73. Who is creating this mess?
A.         Who has been created this mess?
B.         By whom has this mess been created?
C.         By whom this mess is being created?
D.         By whom is this mess being created?
Answer: Option D
74. They greet me cheerfully every morning.
A.         Every morning I was greeted cheerfully.
B.         I am greeted cheerfully by them every morning.
C.         I am being greeted cheerfully by them every morning.
D.         Cheerful greeting is done by them every morning to me.
Answer: Option B
75. Darjeeling grows tea.
A.         Tea is being grown in Darjeeling.
B.         Let the tea be grown in Darjeeling.
C.         Tea is grown in Darjeeling.
D.         Tea grows in Darjeeling.
Answer: Option C
76. You can play with these kittens quite safely.
A.         These kittens can played with quite safely.
B.         These kittens can play with you quite safely.
C.         These kittens can be played with you quite safely.
D.         These kittens can be played with quite safely.
Answer: Option D
77. A child could not have done this mischief.
A.         This mischief could not be done by a child.
B.         This mischief could not been done by a child.
C.         This mischief could not have been done by a child.
D.         This mischief a child could not have been done.
Answer: Option C
78. James Watt discovered the energy of steam.
A.         The energy of steam discovered James Watt.
B.         The energy of steam was discovered by James Watt.
C.         James Watt was discovered by the energy of steam.
D.         James Watt had discovered energy by the steam.
Answer: Option B
79. She makes cakes every Sunday.
A.         Every Sunday cakes made by her.
B.         Cakes are made by her every Sunday.
C.         Cakes make her every Sunday.
D.         Cakes were made by her every Sunday.
Answer: Option B
80. She spoke to the official on duty.
A.         The official on duty was spoken to by her
B.         The official was spoken to by her on duty.
C.         She was spoken to by the official on duty.
D.         She was the official to be spoken to on duty.
Answer: Option A


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