English-[Diploma]-Set-1

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Multiple choice Questions:

1. I wish........a bird.




... Answer is A)
To regret the present situation, the wish conditional follows the rule "Subject+wish+simple past or past indefinite tense." And in wish conditional of past indefinite tense, the subject 'I' always takes the verb 'were' instead of 'was'. So the correct answer is I wish I were a bird.


2. 'Man of letters' means...........




... Answer is A)
'Man of letters' means a literate person. So the correct answer is 'Man of letters' means scholar.


3. The feminine gender of fox is.........




... Answer is B)
The feminine or female gender of fox is vixen.


4. "Thank you" can be reported as................




... Answer is D)
The question is asking you to change the direct speech "Thank you" into indirect speech assuming the subject 'He' that is (He said to me," Thank you".) So the correct answer is "He thanked me."


5. The young of tiger is.........




... Answer is A)
The young or baby of tiger is called cub.


6. 'Petroleum' in North American English is...............




... Answer is B)
'Petroleum' is called 'gasoline' in North American English.


7. What does 'crook' mean?




... Answer is C)
Crook means a thief.


8. Stanza means...........




... Answer is B)
Stanza means poetic paragraph or paragraph of a poem.


9. Choose correct spelling:




... Answer is A)
The spelling of pronounciation is correct.


10. He was unjustified in accusing us........theft.




... Answer is B)
verb 'accuse' is always followed by 'of' preposition. So the correct answer is 'He was unjustified in accusing us of theft.


11. Summary of an original text comprises its.............




... Answer is A)
Summary of an original text comprises its main ideas only.


12. Who composed the poem 'stopping by woods on a snowy evening'?




... Answer is C)
Robert Frost had written the poem 'stopping by woods on a snowy evening'.


13. The blank space in the sentence 'He is.......university student.' takes




... Answer is B)
University is a consonant word although it is starting with a vowel letter because its pronunciation is consonant.


14. Inverted commas are also called............




... Answer is A)
Inverted commas are also called quotation marks.


15. Plural form of 'radius' is.........




... Answer is D)
Plural form of radius is radii.


16. Correct negation of " I've something to do" is................




... Answer is B)
The correct answer is "I have nothing to do."


17. Correct question tag for "I'm here" is.........




... Answer is D)
Correct answer is 'aren't I?'


18. Correct plural form of 'Thesis' is..........




... Answer is A)
Plural form of 'Thesis' is 'Theses'.


19. The opposite of 'generous' is...........




... Answer is B)
The opposite of 'generous' is 'mean'.


20. We can convert the word 'large' into verb as.............




... Answer is C)
'Enlarge' is the verb form of the adjective 'large'.


21. A number of stars is called..............




... Answer is A)
A number of stars or a group of stars is called constellation.


22. The blank space in the sentence 'He runs.........' takes




... Answer is B)
Verb is followed by an adverb in most of the sentences. Since 'fastly' is an adverb, the correct answer is 'He runs fastly.'


23. A set of rooms is called..........




... Answer is C)
A set of rooms is called suite.


24. Passive form of sentence 'He will be doing it' is..................




... Answer is B)
The passive form of sentence 'He will be doing it' is not possible because it is in future continuous tense and there is no rule to change the sentence of future continuous tense into passive voice till this date.


25. The word 'UNESCO' is a/an.................




... Answer is A)
Acronym means an abbreviation formed by the initial letters of a group of words. Since UNESCO is the abbreviation formed by the initial letters of United Nations Educational Social and Cultural Organization, it is called acronym.

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