Verbal Ability Test for CAT, GRE and GMAT - 7

Directions: The word at the top of the table is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate. NEAR
I got there just after you left – a near miss!
She and her near friend left early.
The war led to a near doubling of oil prices.
They came near to tears seeing the plight of the victims.
Directions: The word at the top of the table is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate. HAND
I have my hand full, I cannot do it today.
The minister visited the jail to see the breach at first hand.
The situation is getting out of hand here!
When the roof of my house was blown away, he was willing to lend me a hand.
Directions: The word at the top of the table is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate. FOR
He has a great eye for detail.
We are waiting for the day.
I can’t bear for her to be angry.
It couldn’t be done for ever.
Directions: The word at the top of the table is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate. LOOSE
I am not used to hearing such loose talk.
The loose sheets of paper need to be stapled lest they get separated.
It was such a loose thing that it could break at the slightest touch.
The loosely held book soon fell out of his hands and touched the ground.
Directions: The word at the top of the table is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate. PAPER
You need to ensure that all your papers are in order.
Let’s paper over our differences and start with a clean slate.
He is appearing for his final papers these days.
The difficulties cannot be papered over like this.
Directions: The word at the top of the table is used in four different ways, numbered 1 to 4. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate. CATCH
The arrest of the dreaded terrorist was a prized catch for the city police.
We have to catch the 8:30 train by all means.
She has been catching up her friends for party for long.
The angler’s daily fish catch was about 10 kg.
Directions: Select the correct word or phrase in terms of grammar and idiom to complete the given sentence. Having been fed up ------------- the routine life, took leave for two months and went ----------- an extended trip.
about, for
on, through
with, on
with, with
Directions: Select the correct word or phrase in terms of grammar and idiom to complete the given sentence. Your father will be angry ------------ you when he comes to know --------- your marks.
on, about
with, of
to, by
about, about
Directions: Select the correct word or phrase in terms of grammar and idiom to complete the given sentence. Being totally devoid --------------- common-senses, he commits repeated errors.
about
in
with
of
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
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
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
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
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
Modern architecture has discarded the flamboyant trimming on building and has concentrated ______ an almost Greek simplicity of life.
In
With
On
At
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
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This is the Verbal Ability Test Number 07 in a series of tests for Verbal Ability Practice for standardized tests like CAT, GRE, GMAT. This would be really useful because Verbal Ability can make or break your score in these tests. Try and attempt this test in 15 minutes or less.

Discussion

Sushant

score =14

2379 days 16 hours 29 minutes ago

Vibhor

my score was 12.kindly tel my performance was good or bad

2473 days 16 hours 19 minutes ago

Panchhi Sahu

yes , I scored 9.16

2481 days 9 hours 22 minutes ago

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2750 days 1 hours 14 minutes ago

bhavaniakshintala

this reasoning ability is very useful for the student for the preparation of bank examinations

4193 days 10 hours 43 minutes ago

nawnaw

SILLY MISTAKES XD!!

4298 days 10 hours 40 minutes ago

kunal

does average score mentioned in here.. includes negative marking??

4426 days 1 hours 50 minutes ago

shankar

nice

4521 days 4 hours 58 minutes ago

por

very close

4547 days 7 hours 32 minutes ago

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