English Comprehension Test – 02

English Comprehension Test - 02

1. 
In the following passage some words have been deleted, fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Seoul’s city government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated street signs with prizes on offer for (1)____ who spot the most errors. It’s running (2)____ two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3)_____to keep their eyes peeled for (4)___in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5)_______ focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourists in the South Korean capital.

 Select the most appropriate option for blank No.1.
2. 
In the following passage some words have been deleted, fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Seoul’s city government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated street signs with prizes on offer for (1)____ who spot the most errors. It’s running (2)____ two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3)_____to keep their eyes peeled for (4)___in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5)_______ focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourists in the South Korean capital.

 Select the most appropriate option for blank No.2.
3. 
In the following passage some words have been deleted, fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Seoul’s city government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated street signs with prizes on offer for (1)____ who spot the most errors. It’s running (2)____ two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3)_____to keep their eyes peeled for (4)___in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5)_______ focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourists in the South Korean capital.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No.3
4. 
In the following passage some words have been deleted, fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Seoul’s city government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated street signs with prizes on offer for (1)____ who spot the most errors. It’s running (2)____ two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3)_____to keep their eyes peeled for (4)___in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5)_______ focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourists in the South Korean capital.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No.4
5. 
In the following passage some words have been deleted, fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Seoul’s city government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated street signs with prizes on offer for (1)____ who spot the most errors. It’s running (2)____ two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3)_____to keep their eyes peeled for (4)___in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5)_______ focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourists in the South Korean capital.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No.5
6. 
Select the synonym of the given word.
COERCE
7. 
In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
We had to decline several orders in case that the production was held up due to labour strike.
8. 
Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
His company has the of producing the best cricket balls in the country.
9. 
Select the antonym of the given word.
EXPANSION
10. 
Select the wrongly spelt word.
11. 
Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
Around sixty bands in colourful took part in the Notting Hill Carnival.
12. 
Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
The workers of this textile factory demand higher wages for a long time.
13. 
Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
If you park your car here, the traffic police has fined you.
14. 
Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. The café’s owner says he’s interested in conservation and hopes customers will realise the animals are worth saving, even though they often have a bad reputation.
B. None of them are venomous, meaning customers can get up close and personal with the reptiles.
C. Here you sip your drink in the company of 35 snakes.
D. This café, which has just opened in Tokyo, is not for the faint-hearted.
15. 
Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. An environmental group performed a necropsy on the animal and found about 40 kilograms of plastic, including grocery bags and rice sacks.
B. A 4.7-metre-long whale died on Saturday in Philippines where it was stranded a day earlier.
C. “It’s very disgusting and heartbreaking,” he said. “We’ve done necropsies on 61 dolphins and whales in the last 10 years and this is one of the biggest amounts of plastic we’ve seen.”
D. “The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the trash filling its stomach,” said Darrell Blatchley, Director of D’ Bone Collector Museum Inc.
16. 
Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To play ducks and drakes
17. 
Directions (17-21): A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives given below.
Some languages are used by a few people. Others, such as Mandarin Chinese and English, are spoken by millions. Many people speak two or more languages. They may use one language at home with family and friends, and others at school or work. Regional variations of language are known as dialects. The Anglo-Saxons, who conquered Britain at the end of the Roman Empire, spoke a Germanic Language, which later became English. Other Germanic languages include Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish. English also contains French-derived words after it was ruled by French-speaking kings following the Norman conquest. 

17.  Mandarin Chinese is spoken by _______ people.
18. 
A person who is good at foreign language is known as
19. 
__________ are regional variations of language
20. 
English also included French words _________ the Norman Conquest
21. 
_________ is a part of Germanic Language.
22. 
Directions : In each of these questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given sentence, group of words or clauses.
One who promotes the idea of absence of government of any kind, when every man should be a law unto himself
23. 
In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.
Which dress is the best of the two that I have shown you?
24. 
In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.
It had been a delightful discovery on their wedding night that she has been frightened and unsure.
25. 
In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the 'No error' option.
I need to get to the house in Landsdowne Road by ten o' clock.

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