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AFCAT | ENGLISH QUIZ

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Question 1

Direction: Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (A), (B), (C) or (D) which is the most appropriate expression.

Warp and woof

Question 2

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (A), (B), (C) or (D) which is the most appropriate expression and mark your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.
All and sundry

Question 3

Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (A), (B), (C) or (D) which is the most appropriate expression and mark your response in the Answer Sheet accordingly.

Fire and brimstone

Question 4

Direction: Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (A), (B), (C) or (D) which is the most appropriate expression.
To play truant

Question 5

Direction: Given below are some idioms/phrases followed by four alternative meanings to each. Choose the response (A), (B), (C) or (D) which is the most appropriate expression.
Kill the fatted calf

Question 6

Direction: In this Section, each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled as P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

S1: My morning begins in my garden.

S6: I practice deep breathing for around 15 minutes and then have a look at the various plants around the garden.

P: My grandfather is already seated on the small bench we have placed there.

Q: I go and sit right next to him.

R: It is the best way to begin my day.

S: As I wake up, the first thing I do is to head straight to my garden.

Question 7

Direction: In this Section, each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled as P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

S1: Plastic bags are commonly seen in the market.

S6: Unlike the cloth and paper bags, the plastic bags are non-biodegradable.

P: These bags are available in various sizes and come handy while shopping.

Q: However, it is important to understand that as convenient as these are to carry and use these are equally harmful to the environment.

R: These are light and inexpensive.

S: These are the reasons why these are being used extensively.

Question 8

Direction: In this Section, each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled as P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

S1: On day four, we trekked from Chopta to Tungnath to Chandrashila and back.

S6: We then climbed down the mountain and reached Chopta.

P: This was the most challenging route.

Q: We stood on the Chandrashila peak for a while to see the picturesque view and clicked several pictures.

R: The trek from Tungnath to Chandrashila was especially very steep and scary.

S: Our trek leaders remained vigilant at all times and guided us through.

Question 9

Direction: In this Section, each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled as P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

S1: Working professionals mostly have long working hours these days.

S6: It is a good idea to plan a family vacation.

P: Holidays give them an opportunity to spend time with their family to strengthen the bond.

Q: Many people even require working after they get back home from their workplace.

R: They are hardly able to spend any time with their family members and this result in conflicts and strained relationships.

S: This hectic professional life often takes a toll on their personal life.

Question 10

Direction: In this section, each item consists of six sentences of a passage. The first and sixth sentences are given in the beginning as S1 and S6. The middle four sentences in each have been jumbled up and labelled as P, Q, R and S. You are required to find the proper sequence of the four sentences and mark your response accordingly on the Answer Sheet.

S1: My mother did not wear perfumes, ever.

S6: And that was a very useful skill to have in a household with no refrigerator!

P: I could tell that it is just about to go bad when other members of the family still thought it was edible.

Q: In fact, my mother has hyposmia – which means that she can’t always smell.

R: As a child, I always helped her determine when food was spoiled.

S: She tells me she can get a whiff, sometimes, of a nice flower when passing by, but for the most part her sense of smell is limited.

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