English Questions for NDA: 8th September

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Directions (Q3-4): In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option. 

Q3. Ever since Anita lost her job, she has done _________ but wallow in self-pity.
(a) none
(b) nothing
(c) no
(d) never

Q4. As I think back to my childhood, I ____________ recall the fun summers on my grandfather's farm.
(a) wistfully
(b) fiscally 
(c) hopefully
(d) Awfully

Directions (Q5-6): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 
Q5. Pillage
(a) Bequeath
(b) Consign 
(c) Entrust
(d) Desecrate

Q6. Cluster
(a) Individual
(b) Assemblage
(c) Specific
(d) Solitary 
Directions (Q7-8): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

Q7. Rampart
(a) Barricade
(b) Fort 
(c) Embankment
(d) Ditch

Q8. Epidemic
(a) Contagious
(b) Endemic 
(c) Limited
(d) Infectious

Directions (9-10): The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph. 

Q9. We entered, and 
X-had been assigned 
Y-to each of us 
Z-found that a hut
(a) YZX
(b) YXZ 
(c) ZXY
(d) XZY 

Q10.The resulting brain change is 
X-concomitant of 
Y-the sensation 
Z-regarded as the true
(a) YZX
(b) YXZ 
(c) XZY
(d) ZXY 

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