English Quiz for AFCAT & INET Exam: 18 February 2020

English Quiz for AFCAT & INET Exam: 18 February 2020


English Quiz for AFCAT & INET Exam: 18 February 2020

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Q1. In the question, four words are given, out of which only one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.
(a) Camouflage
(b) Propensity
(c) Percieved
(d) Sympathetic

Q2. In the question, four words are given, out of which only one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.
(a) Bureaucratic
(b) Misdemeaneur
(c) Expropriated
(d) Capitulation

Directions (3-6): In these questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given in bold.

Q3. At close quarters
(a) From a very short distance
(b) To miss a big opportunity
(c) To argue with someone
(d) To fight over a trivial issue

Q4. Bring to book
(a) To gift a book to someone
(b) To keep an account of all the expenses
(c) To demand an explanation from
(d) To read a book enthusiastically

Q5. Blaze the trail
(a) To erase the evidences
(b) To start a movement
(c) To put something on fire
(d) To win a case in the court

Q6. Hit below the belt
(a) To do something thoroughly
(b) To strike unfairly
(c) To end up in an awkward situation
(d) To let someone commit mistakes

Directions (7 - 10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Q7. To delay or prevent someone or something by obstructing them
(a) to perturb
(b) to impede
(c) to irk
(d) to faze

Q8. A period of time during which a person that might have a disease is kept away from other people so that the disease cannot spread
(a) solitude
(b) seclusion
(c) quarantine
(d) desolate

Q9. A heavy blow or the sound of such a blow.
(a) lop
(b) slop
(c) flop
(d) whop

Q10. To increase rapidly in number; multiply.
(a) to proliferate
(b) to procreate
(c) to propagate
(d) to escalator



                                                     Solutions
S1. Ans(c)
Sol. The correct spelling is “Perceived” which means become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand.
S2. Ans(b)
Sol. Misdemeanour is the correct word which means a minor wrongdoing.

S3. Ans(a)
Sol. At close quarters means from/within a very short distance or on close examinations.
  to demand an explanation from; call to account or to investigate someone.

S5. Ans(b)
Sol. Blaze the trail means to be the first to do something and so set an example for others to follow.

S6. Ans(b)
Sol. Hit below the belt means to unfairly target another person’s weakness or vulnerability.

S7. Ans(b)
Sol. Impede: delay or prevent (someone or something) by obstructing them; hinder.

S8. Ans(c)
Sol. Quarantine: a state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to infectious or contagious disease are placed.

S9. Ans(d)
Sol. Whop: a heavy blow, or the sound of such a blow.

S10. Ans(a)
Sol. Procreate means (of people or animals) produce young; reproduce.
Propagate means breed specimens of (a plant or animal) by natural processes from the parent stock.
Escalator means a moving staircase consisting of an endlessly circulating belt of steps driven by a motor, which conveys people between the floors of a public building.


                                                         

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