Verbal Ability Test for CAT, GRE and GMAT - 16

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.
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
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. 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. 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: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. TRAITOR : TREASON
Supervisor : Obedience
Adversary : Opposition
Neighbor : Company
Comrade : Victory
Classmate : Competitiveness
Directions: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. COLLAGE : IMAGE
Alliance : Unity
College : Department
School : Thought
Coalition : Party
Nation : Community
Directions: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. HORTATORY : PLAUDITS
Plenary : Introduction
Valedictory : Welcome
Sanguinary : Blood
Supernal : Superlatives
Officious : Officials
Directions: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. INDIFFERENT : CONCERN
Gawky : Clumsiness
Anachronistic : Time
Charlatan : Rectitude
Chivalrous : Chance
Samaritan : Righteousness
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. It ________ to me that she was incorrigible.
Happened
Occurred
Flashed
Suggested
Directions: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. TURPITUDE : ETHICS
Accomplishment : Accomplice
Cynicism : Hopelessness
Ineptitude : Flair
Edification : Uplift
Abetment : Crime
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. When the day _________ the murder was discovered.
Occurred
Arrived
Dawned
Happened
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. I enjoy ___________ the children playing in the garden.
Looking to
Looking at
Looking for
Looking about
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. The doctor __________ the patient from taking certain medicines.
Banned
Prescribed
Proscribed
Prohibited
Fill in the blanks with the best verb. Instead of ____________, prove your worth by _____ some thing.
Talking, doing
Worrying, paying
Writing, reading
Begging, demanding
Select the word most closely related the capital word. AMORPHOUS:
Affectionate
Formless
Sleepy
Distinct
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This is the 16th test in the series of verbal ability tests for CAT, GRE, GMAT and other standardized tests. You can also attempt the previous 15 tests in this series. Your target time for this test is 15 minutes.

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