General English MCQs

1. Stephen Leacock is a professor of _______. A. History B. Political economy C. Economics D. English ANSWER: B 2. The irony of fate is beatifully brought out in the simple story __________ . A. Time Machine B. Open Window C. Sweets For Angles D. The ModelMillionaire ANSWER: C 3. What is the privilege of the rich? A. Romance B. Empathy C. Aristocracy D. Self-assertion ANSWER: A 4. How should the poor should be _________ ? A. generous and reckless B. arrogant and shy C. practical and prosaic D. aggressive and self-control ANSWER: C 5. The protagonist _______________ of "The ModelMillionaire" is a good looking fellow. A. Hughie Erskine B. Alan Trevor C. Baron Hausberg D. Colonel ANSWER: A 6. The girl Hughie loved was _______________.…

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English Composition MCQs

1. Babies_____ when they are hungry. A. cry B. cries C. are crying D. cried ANSWER: A 2. Sorry, you can't borrow my pencil. I___ it myself. A. was using B. using C. use D. am using ANSWER: D 3. She____ the piano very well. A. will play B. plays C. play D. playing ANSWER: B 4. For dinner last night we____fish and chips. A. had B. are having C. have had D. will have ANSWER: A 5. What time______ A. the train leaves? B. leaves the train? C. is the train leaving? D. does the train leave? ANSWER: D 6. If it's sunny tomorrow, maybe we ____go to the beach. A. don't go B. went C. will go D. go ANSWER: C 7. The phone_____…

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English Lecturer MCQs

1. Stephen Leacock is a professor of _______. A. History B. Political economy C. Economics D. English ANSWER: B 2. The irony of fate is beatifully brought out in the simple story __________ . A. Time Machine B. Open Window C. Sweets For Angles D. The ModelMillionaire ANSWER: C 3. What is the privilege of the rich? A. Romance B. Empathy C. Aristocracy D. Self-assertion ANSWER: A 4. How should the poor should be _________ ? A. generous and reckless B. arrogant and shy C. practical and prosaic D. aggressive and self-control ANSWER: C 5. The protagonist _______________ of "The ModelMillionaire" is a good looking fellow. A. Hughie Erskine B. Alan Trevor C. Baron Hausberg D. Colonel ANSWER: A 6. The girl Hughie loved was _______________.…

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English Grammar and Composition MCQs

1. Babies_____ when they are hungry. A. cry B. cries C. are crying D. cried ANSWER: A 2. Sorry, you can't borrow my pencil. I___ it myself. A. was using B. using C. use D. am using ANSWER: D 3. She____ the piano very well. A. will play B. plays C. play D. playing ANSWER: B 4. For dinner last night we____fish and chips. A. had B. are having C. have had D. will have ANSWER: A 5. What time______ A. the train leaves? B. leaves the train? C. is the train leaving? D. does the train leave? ANSWER: D 6. If it's sunny tomorrow, maybe we ____go to the beach. A. don't go B. went C. will go D. go ANSWER: C 7. The phone_____…

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SYNONYMS MCQs

Abandon (a) pursue (b) give up      (c) collect (d) hunt ANS: B Abate (a) rebate (b) lessen      (Answer) (c) essence (d) obvious ANS: B Abbreviation (a) medium form (b) long-form (c) short form      (Answer) (d) Paraphrase ANS: C Abdicate (a) turn aside (b) refuse (c) disperse (d) to resign      (Answer) ANS: D Abduct (a) kidnap      (Answer) (b) deliver (c) collect (d) pickup ANS: A abolish (a) nullify      (Answer) (b) build (c) erase (d) disappear ANS: A abortive (a) consuming (b) unsuccessful      (Answer) (c) financing (d) familiar ANS: B abscond (a) abstract (b) remain (c) conceal one self      (Answer) (d) fabricate ANS: C absolute (a) complete      (Answer) (b) conditional…

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IDIOMS AND PROVERBS

Turned a deaf ear (a) listened carefully (b) was deadly opposed (c) posed indifference (d) did not pay any attention (Answer) Mealy-mouthed (a) ill-tempered (b) soft-tongued (c) cunning (Answer) (d) ambitious Moot point (a) all too clear (b) a fixed belief (c) a burning question (d) a debatable point (Answer) Give a wide berth (a) keep away from (Answer) (b) publicly condemn (c) give publicly to (d) not sympathise with Brought to light (a) proved (b) disclosed (Answer) (c)Highlighted (d) probed By fits and starts. (a) consistently (b) irregularly (Answer) (c) in high spirits (d) enthusiastically Look high and low (a) nowhere (b) always (c) everywhere (Answer) (d) somewhere All intents and purposes (a) Finally (b) Above all (c) practically (Answer) (d) To censure someone in…

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Antonyms MCQs

ANTONYMS Abdicate (a) Claim   (Answer) (b) Plunder (c) Snatch (d) Seize Acclamation (a) Denunciation   (Answer) (b) Suppression (d) Applause (c) Termination Accord (a) Solution (b) Act (c) Dissent   (Answer) (d) Concord Acquisitive (a) Miserly (b) Frugal (c) Simple (d) Austere   (Answer) Acquit (a) Confirm (b) Blame (c) Punish (d) Indict   (Answer) Acquitted (a) Entrusted (b) Convicted   (Answer) (c) Burdened (d) Freed Acumen (a) Intelligence (b) Imbecility   (Answer) (c) Potentiality (d) Unfamiliarity Admonish (a) Commend   (Answer) (b) Tolerate (c) Flatter (d) Approve Adversity (a) Enmity (b) Severity (c) Prosperity   (Answer) (d) Calamity Affectation (a) Love (b) Good (c) Likable (d) Natural   (Answer) Agony (a) Pleasure (b) Bliss (c) Ecstasy   (Answer) (d) Fear Alien (a) Resident (b)…

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Correct Spellings MCQs

(a) absentinence (b) abstinence   (Answer) (c) abstenance (d) abstinance (a) accomplice   (Answer) (b) acomplice (c) accomplise (d) accumplice (a) diverce (b) divarce (c) diverse   (Answer) (d) diverc (a) ancroachment (b) encroachment   (Answer) (c) encrochment (d) encrotchment (a) epilogue   (Answer) (b) apilogue (c) apilog (d) eplelogue (a) exemplary (b) exemplry (c) examplary (d) exemplery (a) exanorate (b) exenorate (c) exonarate (d) exonerate   (Answer) (a) extricate   (Answer) (b) extericate (c) extrecate (d) axtricate (a) fesible (b) feasible   (Answer) (c) feasibel (d) fesiable (a) fecilitate (b) facelitate (c) fasilitate (d) facilitate   (Answer) (a) hamogenous (b) homogeneous   (Answer) (c) hemogeneous (d) homogineous (a) immaculate   (Answer) (b) imaculate (c) immeculate (d) immacolate (a) incorigible (b) incorrigible   (Answer) (c) incorregible (d) incorrigeble (a) incremunate (b) increimenate (c) incriminate   (Answer) (d) incremenate (a)…

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Prepositions Vol – 1

The players agreed to abide ______the refree's decision (a) with (b) by   (Answer) (c) in (d) into Modern industry abounds______opportunities for young people with good scientific qualifications. (a) in   (Answer) (b) for (c) into (d) with A junior cashier has absconded_____ ten thousand rupees. (a) in (b) for (c) to (d) with   (Answer) The children were so absorbed______their game that they did not notice the passage of time. (a) into (b) for (c) in   (Answer) (d) with He was abstained_____salted food by the doctor. (a) from   (Answer) (b) for (c) in (d) to The committee regrets that it cannot accede------ your request for a month's unpaid leave. (a) for (b) to   (Answer) (c) in (d) with My information does not accord -------the report which has just…

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Correct Sentences Vol – 1

a) He has some acquaintance with the German.b) He has some acquaintances with German.c) He has some acquaintance with German (Answer) a) He was given the benefit of doubt.b) He was given the benefit of the doubt (Answer)c) He was given benefit of doubt. a) Put it in your trousers' pocket.b) Put it in your trousers pocket.c) Put it in your trouser pocket  (Answer) a) The new bridge had been opened six months ago.b) The new bridge was opened six months ago (Answer)c) The new bridge had been opened from six months ago.d) None of these a) He just heard the news and was rushing home to tell his family.b) He is heard the news and was rushing hometo tell his family.c) He had just heard…

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One Word Substitution Vol – 2

A person who wants to destroy all government and order: Anarchist. I am liable to be called to account for my action: Answerable. To turn friends into enemies: Alienate. The people found in a country at the time of the earliest known settlement: Aborigines A person who does not believe in the existence of God or in after-life:Atheist. To completely destroy or blot out of existence: Annihilate. The life history of a man written by himself: Autobiography. A man who is able to use his left hand as well as his right:Ambidextrous. The whole mass of air surrounding the earth: Atmosphere. A science studying the heavenly bodies: Astronomy. A partner in crime: Accomplice A place for keeping birds: Aviary. Animals which live in water: Aquatic. The…

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ENGLISH MOST IMPORTANT MCQs

Synonym of “reverie” is -----? A. daydream (Answer) B. adoration C. awakening call D. meeting Synonym of “contagion” is -----? A. concealment B. an infecting contact (Answer) C. worrisome question D. lack of concern Synonym of “ramification” is -----? A. problem B. combination C. reinforcement D. consequence (Answer) Synonym of “citadel” is -----? A. mountain B. conduit C. palace D. fortress (Answer) Synonym of “repatriate” is -----? A. to return home (Answer) B. colonize C. brainwash D. repay Synonym of “plebiscite” is -----? A. militant youth B. common people C. minority representation D. direct popular vote (Answer) I promise to ---- you in all circumstances A. stand up to B. stand with (Answer) C. stand off D. stand by CATTLE : DROVE : : A. Soldier…

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ENGLISH CONTENTS

English- Most Repeated Past Papers MCQs ENGLISH- ALL IN ONE QUIZ Synonyms Antonyms Idioms and Proverbs Prepositions Pair of Words One Word Substitution Direct and Indirect Speech Active and Passive Voice Sentence Completion with Appropriate Words Choose Correct Spellings        

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SENTENCE COMPLETION WITH APPROPRIATE WORD

ENGLISH-SENTENCE COMPLETION WITH APPROPRIATE WORD 1. Babies_____ when they are hungry. A. cry B. cries C. are crying D. cried ANSWER: A 2. Sorry, you can't borrow my pencil. I___ it myself. A. was using B. using C. use D. am using ANSWER: D 3. She____ the piano very well. A. will play B. plays C. play D. playing ANSWER: B 4. For dinner last night we____fish and chips. A. had B. are having C. have had D. will have ANSWER: A 5. What time______ A. the train leaves? B. leaves the train? C. is the train leaving? D. does the train leave? ANSWER: D 6. If it's sunny tomorrow, maybe we ____go to the beach. A. don't go B. went C. will go D. go…

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

A sentence with no clear meaning Ambiguous A composition that bears no name of the writer Anonymous A letter which is not claimed by anybody A Dead Letter A language that is no more spoken A Dead Language A battle that put an end to all controversies Decisive A game in which neither party wins Drawn A speech delivered without preparations Extempore First speech of a speaker Maiden A disease that causes death Fatal. A post for which no salary is paid Honorary A river on which ships can sail Navigable A battle causing a lot of bloodsheds Sanguinary battle A child after the death of its father Posthumous child A word no longer in use Obsolete word Two words having the same meanings. Synonym Two…

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ACTIVE and PASSIVE VOICE

She has written letters. (a) Letters were written by her. (b) Letters have written by her. (c) Letters are written by her. (d) Letters have been written by her. Ans: D Letters have been written by her. The doctor had examined him. (a) He was examined by the doctor. (b) He had been examined by the doctor. (c) He has been examined by the doctor. (d) None of these Answer : B He had been examined by the doctor. I saw a snake. (a)A snake was seen by us. (b) A snake had seen by me. (c) A snake was seen by me. (d) A snake is seen by me. Answer : C A snake was seen by me. I was making a plan. (a) A…

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DIRECT and INDIRECT

He says "He is a good boy". He says that he is a good boy. He will say "Aslam can go". He says that Aslam can go. I said to him, "I do my duty" I told him that I did my duty. Rashid says that Ali will go and meet you. Rashid says, "Ali will go and meet you" You said to me, "Your son is more intelligent than mine". You told me that my son was more intelligent than yours. You said to him, "I shall give you his pen". You told him that you would give him his pen. I said to him, "You are not a man of words". I told him that he was not a man of words. She said…

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ENGLISH-PAIR OF WORDS

Fain: Meaning: glad; ready Sentence: He is fain to do all things himself. Feign Meaning: to pretend to feel something, usually an emotion Sentence: You know how everyone feigns surprise when you tell them how old you are. Illusion: Meaning: an idea or belief which is not true Sentence: He had no illusions about his talents as a singer. Delusion: Meaning: when someone believes something that is not true Sentence: He's under the delusion that he will be promoted this year. Discrete: Meaning: separate and distinct. Sentence: These are discrete projects, and their funding records should be kept separate. Discreet: Meaning: careful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential. Sentence: Discreet silence over the matter. Epic: Meaning: An epic is…

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PREPOSITIONS

1. Would you mind ---------- a picture with you? A. take B. to take C. taking (Answer) E. taken 2. My brother was trembling -------- cold. A. from B. with (Answer) C. of D. by 3. Can you switch off -------- television ' please? A. a B. an C. the (Answer) D. none 4. Thank you. That was ------ very nice dinner. A. an B. a (Answer) C. the D. none 5. I am now quite--------------and hearty. A. Hail B. Hale (Answer) C. Hell D. Hall 6. He always comes ---------- home late. A. to B. at C. Both A & B D. None of above (ANSWER) 7. They are anxious ------------ his health. A. for B. at C. about (Answer) D. on 8. He is…

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SYNONYMS

abandon   (a) pursue   (b) give up      (Answer)   (c) collect   (d) hunt abate (a) rebate (b) lessen      (Answer) (c) essence (d) obvious abbreviation (a) medium form (b) long form (c) short form      (Answer) (d) Para phrase abdicate (a) turn aside (b) refuse (c) disperse (d) to resign      (Answer) abduct (a) kidnap      (Answer) (b) deliver (c) collect (d) pickup abolish (a) nullify      (Answer) (b) build (c) erase (d) disappear abortive (a) consuming (b) unsuccessful      (Answer) (c) financing (d) familiar abscond (a) abstract (b) remain (c) conceal one self      (Answer) (d) fabricate absolute (a) complete      (Answer) (b) conditional (c) discharge (d) discarded absolve (a) penalize (b) discharge …

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