Verbal Ability Test for CAT, GRE and GMAT - 1

Direction 1-4: Choose the most fitting definition for the word in bold. I held his hand as we entered the tenebrous passageways of the cave. There was no way that I would risk losing him when I could only rely on my sense of smell and touch to guide me. Thinking of the morbid creatures that may have chosen this cave as their home inspired me to tighten my grip.
dark ; gloomy
secret
strong smelling
untouched
Neha was the only with a car, so when she vacillated between staying home or going out on the town, we did not like it as our plans were spoilt.
Decided
Switched
Wavered
Directed
As Amit turned the corner, he collided with what seemed to be a brick wall. But when he looked up to see what had obstructed his path, he jumped back in horror. Before him loomed a hulking hirsute figure with giant claws.
Hairy
Ugly
Threatening
Degenerate
Mr. Gupta was the sort of man who would cozen all of the local card players in all-night gambling games, but during the day preached the virtues of honesty and kindness.
Challenge
Cheat
Engage
fib
Directions: Select the correct word or phrase in terms of grammar and idiom to complete the given sentence. The shopkeeper’s specially is dealing ---------- old books.
over
with
out
in
This park has been preserved in all its pristine wildness _______ visitors in future years may see how people lived in the eighteenth century.
Thus
So that
Because
Hence
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. I don’t ___________ I shall be ___________ to go.
Feel, available
Think, able
Believe, wanting
Feel, wanting
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. When their exams are over, the children ________ the books they have been reading.
Throw
Shelve
Overthrow
Abandon
The shower in the bathroom needs mending as it has started __________.
Trickling
Soaking
Dripping
overflowing
Mr. Rao will meet the candidates who have cleared the test between 9:00 a.m. _________ 3:00 p.m.
And
To
Till
Up to
Unlike other examples of elegiac verse, Milton’s Lycidas does more than merely mourn for the death of King Edward; it also denounces corruption_____ the Church in which the king was ordained.
In
At
With
For
Despite an affected nonchalance which convinced others that he was indifferent ________ his painting and enjoyed only frivolity, Warhol cared deeply about his art.
Of
With
At
About
We were amazed that a man who had been heretofore the most pedestrian of public speakers could, in a single speech, electrify an audience and bring them cheering _________ their feet.
On
To
Upon
At
Modern architecture has discarded the flamboyant trimming on building and has concentrated ______ an almost Greek simplicity of life.
In
With
On
At
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. Never _________ till tomorrow what you can do today.
Wait
Carry
Postpone
Cancel
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. Though the roads were narrow and heavy traffic, a strong sense of discipline _________ a steady pace of vehicles.
Aroused
Dictated
Ensured
Ordered
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Description:

This would be a Verbal Reasoning test. It will test your Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence Completion, Sentence Correction and Verbal Logic. This would be useful for the students who are appearing in the standardized tests with verbal ability or English Languages Test. Take a pen or pencil and paper, if you would be comfortable with that. However, try and not use any dictionaries or reference material - online or offline.

Discussion

natalya

I don't understand "To deal IN old books". Is it correct?

3045 days 21 hours 14 minutes ago

debashis

This test has grammatical mistakes and typing errors.

3102 days 15 hours 49 minutes ago

japleen

very disappointing test.. and other tests also dont have proper explanations of the questions.. this institute is just all the more spoiling its name.. by being so indifferent in uploading such a material..

3173 days 14 hours 3 minutes ago

galia

Dear sir,
This exam has mistake.
When you say
Choose the most fitting definition for the world in bold in the question number four. There is not any world bold.
and the same way with other exercises.

3445 days 13 hours 50 minutes ago

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