clerical test

Which of the following pairs has the similar relationship to the pair? Gazelle: Swift
Horse : Slow
Swan : Graceful
Lion : Roar
Lamb : Bleat
None of the above
Pick out the pair with a similar relationship as Asylum: Refuge
Traveler : Destination
Accident : Injury
Peace : War
Flight :Escape
None of the above
Which of the following words hold the same relationship as Wood holds with Carve?
Clay : Mould
Paper : Burn
Pipe : Blow
Trees : Sway
None of the above
Complete the sentence with the appropriate choice of preposition: My father beat away the bull ___a stick
Between
On
From
In
With
Fill in the blank with correct preposition: All the children were punished ___the teacher.
At
Over
From
By
Until
Complete the sentence with the correct prepositions: We must leave___4’o’ clock, for we shall not arrive in time.
In
At
During
By
On
The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes A little younger to myself we were both devoted to boating.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes The kitten lives in this shop to eliminate mice, he said, when I noticed it.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : If he knew today what was to happen next week he could not endure the knowledge.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : Work hard in English lest you might not fail in this subject.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : His habit of delaying put his friends to lot of botheration.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : On my request he introduced me his friend who is a boxer and a cricketer.
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Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: ICM can be adapted to enable a host of powerful applications in Nanoscale Electrophysiaology.
Electtrophysiology
Electrophysiology
Electruphysiology
Electrofisiology
Electrophysiologe
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: It applies information technology to some of the murkuiest questions in biology, producing a radical new theory of evolution and demolishing the materialistic bias of atheism.
muurkiest
murikiest
murkiest
murkiyst
murkeest
Rewrite the following sentence after correcting the word in italics:- Named for a Dutch physicist, the Casimir effect governs interactions of matter with the energy that is present in a vaccum.
Vaccum
Vaacum
Vacuem
Vacuum
Wacuum
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: Each one of them is freely downloadable and targets different auodiences.
Audiences
Auodiences
Audeinces
Audiances
Audienses
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: You can view a visual directery of images when commissioning portrait artists.
Dierectory
Directory
Dyrectory
Directary
Directery
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: Squirrel and Possum Caracasses litter our roads as animals try to navigate their changing landscape.
Carcasses
Caarcases
Carcasses
Caracasses
Caracases
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: The deer eat the expennsive shrubs we plant in our new neighborhoods.
Ecpensive
Ecpansive
Expensive
Expenseve
Expensive
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: Kindergardeners can explain the difference between endangered and extinct.
Kindergardeners
Kindergarteners
Kinndergarteners
Kindergartaners
Kindergarteneers
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: Billingual education continues to receive criticism in the national media
Bilinugual
Billingual
Bielingual
Bilingaul
Bilingual
Correct the spellings of the words in italics in the following sentence: In some countries, class participiation is unheard of; students are often seen as sponges: they are expected to absorb information and squeeze it back.
parrticipation
participation
participiation
partticipation
partisipation
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: “As cold water is to the thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.”
Metaphor
Simile
Allegory
Personification
Apostrophe
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘Mr. speaker, I smell a rat, I see him floating in the air; I shall nip him in the bud’.
Simile
Allegory
Metaphor
Personification
Oxymoron
Identify the Figure of Speech used for the following works: Bunyan’s ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’ and Addison’s ‘Vision of Mirza’.
Metaphor
Personification
Simile
Allegory
Pun
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘So I stared at the night and she stared back solemnly at me.’
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Oxymoron
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘Milton, though shouldest be living at this hour. England hath need of thee.’
Apostrophe
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘His honor rooted in dishonor stood. And faith unfaithfully kept him falsely true.’
Hyperbole
Personification
Simile
Metaphor
Oxymoron
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘Prosperity gains friends, adversity tries them.’
Epigram
Hyperbole
Antithesis
Personification
Pun
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘Cowards die many times before their deaths.’
Climax
Metaphor
Pun
Epigram
Pathos
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘Yes, the leopard changes its spots when ever it goes from one spot to another.’
Anti-climax
Climax
Pun
Antithesis
Metaphor
Identify the Figure of Speech used in the following sentence: ‘At one fell swoop, he lost his wife, his children, his houses and his dog.’
Oxymoron
Hyperbole
Pun
Climax
Pathos
The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : Until I do not intimate my father I shall not leave out of this room.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : These days he along with his friends go to a ride every evening.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : I asked him whether he would accompany me to the station.
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The following sentence is grammatically incorrect; there may be more than one mistake. Examine the sentence and mark:- (a)If there is one mistake (b)If there are two mistakes (c)If there are three mistakes (d)If there are four mistakes (e)If there are five mistakes : He promptly agreed to accompany me in the trade fair.
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