Online Quiz for English Language

Q 1)

What impressed me most about him was that his commitment to his work as well as his  family.


A) he was committed

B) that he is committed

C) he has committed for

D) his commitment to

E) No correction required

Q 2)

Which of the following, according to the author, can make education directly relevant?

(A) Bestowing useful skills

(B) Bestowing a degree

(C) Distinguishing between knowledge and skills


A) Only A & B

B) Only B & C

C) Either B & C

D) All the three

E) None of these

Q 3)

Why is it that students of elite public schools in Pakistan who get realistic education cannot change the public opinion?


A) They are very little in number and are often sidelined, finding it very hard to have a say in the system

B) They do not want to take politics as a career

C) They have nothing to do with their country as they migrate to other countries

D) They are forced to remain silent over the issue of any political debate

E) None of these

Q 4)

Choose the word which is MOST OPPOSITE in meaning of the word printed in bold as used in the passage.

Awake


A) Alert

B) Conscious

C) Aware

D) Asleep

E) Wakeful

Q 5)

The right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009, which came (151) effect in April this year, is meant to transform the education sector and take India closer to the goal of universal schooling. But with admissions to the new academic session just (152) the corner, it is fast becoming clear that (153) well-intentioned ideas into (154) will take some doing. For a start, the guidelines for admission under the RTE prohibit schools from conducting any sort of student profiling The stress on a random yet justifiable admission process means that school will have to resort to something as quirky as a lottery system. However, leaving admission to a good school to pure (155) will only incentivize manipulations, defeating the very essence of RTE. The main problem facing the education sector is that of a resource sector is that of a resource crunch. The provisions for ensuring universal access to education are all very well, (156) we have the infrastructure in place first Brick and mortar schools need to precede open admission and not the (157) way around. In that sense legislators' assessment of ground realities is(158) target when they endorse the closure of tens of thousands of low-cost private schools for not meeting the minimum standards of land plot, building specifications and playground area as laid out in the RTE Act. Instead of bearing down (159) on private schools failing to conform to abstract bureaucratic criteria, efforts to bring about universal education should focus on upgrading and expanding the existing government school infrastructure to accommodate all. Only then can we ensure the much-needed supply-demand (160) in the education sector.


A) affect

B) ideas

C) practice

D) concept

E) procedure

Q 6)

There is so much _________ between the two sisters that it is ___________ to know one from the other.


A) resemblance , difficult

B) identity , impossible

C) equality, easy

D) disparity , undesirable

E) equality , difficult

Q 7)

The author’s main objective in writing the passage is to—
(A) describe the situation prevalent in Athens in Socrates’ time.
(B) describe Socrates’ physical characteristics.
(C) criticize Socrates’ way of life.

 


A) Only (A)

B) Only (C)

C) Both (B) and (C)

D) Both (A) and (C)

E) None of these

Q 8)

Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement?
 


A) D

B) C

C) F

D) B

E) E

Q 9)

He generally ____ at an odd hour


A) turns over

B) turn on

C) turns up

D) turns off

E) None of these

Q 10)

Why have the policies remained only on paper?
 


A) Bureaucratic pressures.

B) doubtful feasibility of the policies

C) The usual red-tapism

D) lack of social awareness

E) Not mentioned in the passage.