English Questions for AFCAT & CAPF: 9th February


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Directions (1-10): In this section, you find a number of sentences, parts of which are underlined. For each underlined part, four words/phrases are listed below. Choose the word/phrase nearest in meaning to the underlined part and blacken the corresponding space on the Answer Sheet.

Q1. FATUITY 
(a) Wisdom
(b) Asininity
(c) Sagacity
(d) Divulge

Q2. DOTE
(a) Cherish
(b) Offend
(c) Criticize
(d) Custom

Q3. INIMICAL
(a) Helpful
(b) Injurious
(c) Obedience
(d) Compliance

Q4. MIDGET
(a) Immense
(b) Minute
(c) Separate
(d) Collaborate

Q5. DISMAL
(a) Pitiful
(b) Rise
(c) Ascend
(d) Fade

Q6. SQUALID
(a) Moral
(b) Sordid
(c) Tenet
(d) Disbelief

Q7. PLIGHT
(a) Dilemma
(b) Blessing
(c) Repair
(d) Disable

Q8. CONTEXTUAL
(a) Supplant
(b) Dependent
(c) Unrelated
(d) Replace

Q9. SUPERSEDE
(a) Replace
(b) Appropriate
(c) Comparable
(d) Ideal

Q10. CONVULSION
(a) Peace
(b) Turmoil
(c) Movable
(d) Abash

SOLUTIONS

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Fatuity: Pointless foolishness.

S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Dote: Be extremely and uncritically fond of.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Inimical: hostile/tending to obstruct or harm.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Midget: Very small.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Dismal: Pitifully or disgracefully bad.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Squalid: showing or involving a contemptible lack of moral standards.

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. Plight: a dangerous, difficult or otherwise unfortunate situation.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Contextual: Relating to or determined by or in context.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Supersede: Take the place or move into the position of.

S10. Ans.(b)

Sol. Convulsion: A violent social or political upheaval.


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