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Techmahindra Verbal(English) Previous Questions(Confusable Words)

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations (English) 7th Edition
Confusable Words
Select the appropriate word in each sentence.
1 She decided to seek the …... of the Dorm Council.
a) Listen b) Way forward c)Joining d)Counsel e)None of the above
2 Government agencies tried to….. the effects of depression.
a) Confirm b) alleviate c)Suppress d)Settle e)None of the above
3 She made a ____ decision to stay away from them.
a)Conscious b) Conscience c)Consent d)Clear e)None of the above
4 ____ expected to finish the task within time.
a)Your b)You're c)Yours d)You e)None of the above
5 The ____ of this theory can be traced back to the thirteenth century.
a)Bases b)Basis c)Basses d)Bass e)None of the above
6 They are not ____ to finish this task in such little time.
a)Accepted b)Excepted c)Expected d)Accented e)None of the above
7 During the meeting, he made a brief ________ to the decline in exports to Western Europe.
a)Illusion b)Allusion c)Indicate d)Mark e)None of the above
8 The Company will _________new measures to limit the number of goods which arrive damaged.
a) Adept b)Adapted c)Adopt d) Adapt e) None of the above
9 She has apparently found it difficult to ___________ the circumstances.
a)Except b)Accept c)Expect d)Expected e)None of the above
10 Noida is an ______ town.
a) Industrious b)industrial
11 I will try not to let his words _____ me
a) affect b)effect c) except d) xcept e) None of the above
12 The professor gave only a brief_____ to the work at hand.
a) allusion b)elusion c) delusion d)illusion e)None of the above
13 The term liberal has taken on many _______in recent years.
a)denotations b) connotations c)connote d) cannot e) None of the above
14 _____________easy to see how his company has made so much money
a) its b) it's c)its d)its e) None of the above
15 The company matters are ____ and should not be leaked.
a) Discreet b) Discrete c) Deceit d) Deceipt e) None of the above
16 Austria has been ___________ into the European Union.
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a) Accepted b)Expected c) Made d) Excepted e) None of the above
17 I am completely _________________ in this course.
a) Disinterested b) Unwanted c) Disinterest d)Unintrest e) None of the above
18 Sheena is a very _________ girl.
a) populous b) popular
19 He has a very _________ sense of humour.
a) earthly b)earthy
20 Monkeys have long ________.
a) tails b) tales
21 The soup will cure anything ________flat feet.
a) accept b) except c) expect d) effect e) None of the above
22 ____ expected to finish the task within time.
a) Your b) You're c) Yours d) You e) None of the above
23 I’ve added an appointment with Mr.Dias to __ agenda.
a) Your b) You're c) Yours d) You e) None of the above
24 The company will _________new measures to limit the number of goods which arrive damaged.
a) Adept b) Adapted c) Adopt d) Adapt e) None of the above
25 I am completely _________________ in this course.
a) Disinterested b) Unwanted c) Disinterest d) Un interest e) None of the above
2 6 She has apparently found it difficult to ___________ the circumstances.
a) Except b) Accept c) Expect d) Expected e) None of the above
27 He is self ______
a) effacing b) defacing
28 She has had a relatively _______ life.
a) easel b) easy
29 He was _______ in the vicinity of the neighbourhood yesterday.
a) Seen b) Scene
30 He found it difficult to ________ in the dim light.
a) read b) reed
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31 A new sailor is often ________ when veterans tell sea stories that have been passed down for generations.
a) Credible b) Creditable c) Credulous d) Credel e)None of the above
32 Government agencies tried to ________ the effects of depression
a) Confirm b) Alleviate c) Suppress d) Settle e)None of the above
33 The ________ of this theory can be traced back to the thirteenth century.
a) Bases b) Basis c) Basses d) Bass e)None of the above
34 They are not ________ to finish this task in such little time.
a) Accepted b) Excepted c) Expected d) Accented e) None of the above
35 The company will ________ new measures to limit the number of goods which arrive damaged.
a) Adept b) Adapted c) Adopt d) Adapt e) None of the above
36 He is not one to ________ defeat easily.
a) Accept b) Except c) I Don't Know d)All e)None
37 She is my friend and ________.
a) Confidante b) Confident c) I Don't Know d) All e)None
38 She Passed the exams with ________
a) Distinctness b) Distinction c) I Don't Know d) All e) None
39 He was ________ in the vicinity of the neighbourhood yesterday.
a) Seen b) Scene c) I Don't Know d) All e)None
40 The bells ________ loudly.
a) Peeled b) Pealed c) I Don't Know d) All e)None
41 The professor gave only a brief ________ to the work at hand
a) Allusion b) Elusion c) Delusion d) Illusion e) None of the above
42 A new sailor is often ________ when veterans tell sea stories that have been passed down for generations
a) Credible b) Creditable c) Credulous d) Credel e) None of the above
43 Depending on the requirements, you may have to ________ your decision
a) Altar b) Alter c) Alternate d) Alternative e) None of the above
44 She ________ importance after the announcement of her probable promotion
a) Assumed b) Presumed c) Resumed d) Consumed e)None of the above
45 During the meeting, he made a brief ________ to the decline in exports to Western Europe
a) Illusion b) Allusion c) Indicate d) Mark e) None of the above
46 Of the two proposals put forward, I prefer the ________
a) Late b)Other c) Latter d) Later e)None of the above
47 He is a very ________ father
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a) Protective b) Protection c) All d) I dont know e) None of the above
48 In death all men are ________
a) Equal b) Equable c) All d) I dont know e) None of the above
49 The bells ________ loudly
a) Peeled b) Pealed c) All d) I dont know e) None of the above
50 One must eat a balanced ________
a) Diet b) Food c) All d) I dont know e) None of the above
51 The fact that my hair is orange today is ________ the point; I am still your mother.
a) Besides b) Beside c) Aside d) Side e) Besides
52 I would ________ your excuse, ________ the part about losing the watch.
a) Accept/Except b) Expect/Accept c)Access/Accept d) Excess/Expect e)None
53 The company will ________ new measures to limit the number of goods which arrive damaged.
a) Adept b) Adapted c) Adopt d) Adapt e)one of the above
54 He has graduated in ________ history.
a) Social b) Sociable c) I Don't Know d)All of the above e) None of the above
55 He is self ________.
a) Effacing b) Defacing c) I Don't Know d) All of the above e) None of the above
56 In death all men are ________.
a) Equal b) Equable c) I Don't Know d)All of the above e)None of the above
57 You must ________ your expenses before it is too late.
a) Cheque b) Check c) I Don't Know d) All of the above e) None of the above
58 Yesterday, She created a ________ in public.
a) Seen b) Scene c) I Don't Know d) All of the above e) None of the above
59 Ben Kingsley played the ________ of the Mahatama in the flim Gandhi.
a) Roll b) Role c) I Don't Know d) All of the above e) None of the above
60 He found it difficult to ________ in the dim light.
a) Read b) Reed c) I Don't Know d) All of the above None of the above
61 The professor gave only a brief ________ to the work at hand.
a) Allusion b) Ilusion c) Delusion d)Illusion e) None of the above
62 I can run farther than you, but let's discuss that ________ After the race.
a) First b) Further c) Advance d) Beyond e) None of the above
63 For security purposes, ________ had to be installed on all the floors.
a) Censer b) Censor c) Sensor d) Censure e) None of the above
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64 ________ responsible for consumer affairs in this company?
a) Who's b)Whose c) Who d) Whom e) None of the above
65 She has apparently found it difficult to ________ the circumstances.
a) Except b) Accept c) Expect d) Expected e) None of the above
66 The flowers have ________
a) Faded b) Fad c)I don't know d) All of the Above e) None of the above
67 She is very gentle and ________.
a) Considerable b) Considerate c) I don't know d) All of the Above e) None of the above
68 Most artists are ________ people.
a) Intense b) Inensive c) I don't know d) All of the Above e) None of the above
69 Yesterday, She created a ________ in public.
a) Seen b)Scene c) I don't know d) All of the Above e) None of the above
70 He is a political ________
a) Opportune b) Opportunist c) I don't know d) All of the Above e) None of the above
71 Wondering what _____options were, Jack and Joe consulted a lawyer
a) there b) their c) they're d)they e)None of the above
72 I would …. your excuse, ….the part about losing the watch.
a) Accept/Except b) Expect/Accept c) Access/Accept d) Excess/Expect
73 The company matters are ____ and should not be leaked.
a) Discreet b) Discrete c) Deceit d) Deceipt e) None of the above
74 I'm afraid she's going to _____________ her grandmother's wedding band.
a) Lose b) Loose c) Loss d) Loosing e)None of the above
75 It's usually hotter __________ this in July.
a) Than b) Then c)Them d)There e)None of the above
Instruction for Q. Nos. 6 to 10 :
From the two options given below each sentence select the one to fill the blank appropriately.
76 He has graduated in _______ history. a) social b) sociable
77 He owns a shop of _______ a) antic b) antiques
78 She is my friend and ________ . a) confidante b)confident
79 He knows all the streets and ________ of Delhi. a) alleys b) allay
80 The ________ of the crime shocked everyone. a) barbarity b)barbarism
81 _____________easy to see how his company has made so much money
a) its b)it's c)its d)its e)None of the above
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82 Government agencies tried to….. the effects of depression.
a)Confirm b)alleviate c)Suppress d)Settle e)None of the above
83 A loud murmur of ____ was heard at the end of the speech.
a)Ascent b)Assent c)Accent d)Accentuate e)None of the above
84 _______ responsible for consumer affairs in this company?
a)Who's b)Whose c)Who d)Whom e)None of the above
85 Our __________ attend intensive language courses.
a)Personal b)Personnel c)Person d)Personol e)None of the above
86 ____________ are too many possible answers to this question.
a)They're Their b)There c)They d)Them e)None of theabove
87 She has apparently found it difficult to ___________ the circumstances.
a)Except b)Accept c)Expect d)Expected e)None of the above
Instruction for Q. Nos. 8 to 10 :
From the two options given below each sentence select the one to fill the blank appropriately.
88 Fact is stranger than _______. a)fiction b)faction
89 Monkeys have long ________. a)tails b)tales
90 He knows all the streets and ________ of Delhi. a)alleys b)allay
91 I will try not to let his words ______ me
a)affect b)effect c)except d)xcept e)None of the above
92 My favorite show, Seinfeld, is…... doing re-runs; the new episodes will begin presently
a)Beginning b)currently c)Starting d)Momentarily e)None of the above
93 A loud murmur of ____ was heard at the end of the speech.
a)Ascent b)Assent c)Accent d)Accentuate e)None of the above
94 They are not ____ to finish this task in such little time.
a)Accepted b)Excepted c)Expected d)Accented e)None of the above
95 I’ve added an appointment with Mr.Dias to __ agenda.
a) Your b)You're c)Yours d)You e)None of the above
96 The poor weather this summer will certainly _______ the grape harvest.
a)Effect b)Effects c)Affects d)Affect e)None of the above
97 The politicians can't seem to find an appropriate ___________ for the new community college.
a)Cite b)Sight c)Site d)Seat e)None of the above
98_________ law was enforced in the territory as a last resort. a)Martial b)Marshal
99 He found it difficult to ________ in the dim light. a) read b)reed
100 He is an ________ personality. a) imminent b)eminent
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101 The way he waved his hands ____that he was happy about the decision
a)inferred b)implied c)imply d)infer e)None of the above
102 A loud murmur of ____ was heard at the end of the speech.
a)Ascent b)Assent c)Accent d)Accentuate e)None of the above
103 She is very gentle and __________. a)considerable b)considerate
104 Are you ________ that he has been lying to me. a)inferring b)implying
105 She is my friend and ________ . a)confidante b)confident
106 A __________ of smoke hung over the area a)Pail b)Pall
107 Most artists are ________ people. a)intense b)inensive
108 He was _______ in the vicinity of the neighbourhood yesterday. a)Seen b) Scene
109 He ________ against the action. a)protestant b)protested
110 The ________ of the crime shocked everyone. a)barbarity b)barbarism

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