AMCAT ENGLISH PREVIOUS QUESTIONS- 3

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. : He sent a word to me that he would be coming late.

A.    sent word
B.    had sent a word
C.    sent words
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. : hoping not to be disturbed, I sat down in my easy chair to read the book. I won as a prize.

A.    I had won as a prize
B.    I have won as prize
C.    I had to win as a prize
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
I took the cycle which he bought yesterday.

A.    that he bought yesterday
B.    that which he had bought yesterday
C.    that he had bought yesterday
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : C

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
It became clear that the strangers were heading into a serious disaster.

A.    along
B.    towards
C.    for
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : B
Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
Whenever my students come across new words, I ask them to look for them in the dictionary.

A.    to look it up
B.    to look them up
C.    to look at them
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
No sooner he had returned home then his mother felt happy.

A.    had he returned home when
B.    he had returned home than
C.    did he return home than
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : C

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
   
I hope you vividly remember the premier of the film when I, my wife and you were present in the hall.

A.    my wife, I and you
B.    you, I and my wife
C.    my wife, you and I
D.    No improvement

Correct Option: C

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
The demonstration passed off peacefully.

A.    passed out
B.    passed away
C.    passed on
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : D

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
But in all these cases conversion from scale have well-formulated.

A.    can be well-formulated
B.    are well-formulated
C.    well-formulated
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
The logic of Berlin wall already had been undermined but when the news came through that the wall itself had been opened I jumped into a car.

A.    had been undetermined already
B.    had already been undetermined
C.    had been already undetermined
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
The company goes to great length to ensure that employees can be comfortable in their work environment.

A.    are comfortable
B.    will be comfortable
C.    should be comfortable
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
But in all these cases conversion from scale have well-formulated.

A.    can be well-formulated
B.    are well-formulated
C.    well-formulated
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
I want you to clearly understand that excuses won’t do

A.    you clearly to understand
B.    you to understand clearly
C.    to clearly understand you
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : D

Ques. In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative. :    
If you had attended the meeting, you would have benefited a great deal.

A.    could benefit
B.    would benefit
C.    benefited
D.    No improvement

Correct Op : D

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:  When a satellite is launched, the rocket begins by going slowly upwards through the air.
P :    However, the higher it goes, the less air it meets.
Q :    As the rocket goes higher, it travels faster.
R :    For the atmosphere becomes thinner.
S :    As a result there is less friction.
S6:    Consequently, the rocket still does not become too hot.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    QPRS
B.    QSPR
C.    PQRS
D.    PQSR

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    Venice is a strange and beautiful city in the north of Italy.
P :    There are about four hundred old stone bridges joining the island of Venice.
Q :    In this city there are no motor cars, no horses, no buses.
R :    These small islands are near one another.
S :    It is not an island but a hundred and seventeen islands.
S6:    This is because Venice has no streets.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    PQRS
B.    PRQS
C.    SRPQ
D.    PQSR

Correct Op : C

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    A gentleman who lived alone always had two plates placed on the table at dinner time.
P :    One day just as he sat down to dine, the cat rushed in to the room.
Q :    One plate was for himself and other was for his cat.
R :    she drooped a mouse into her own plate and another into her master plate.
S :    He used to give the cat a piece of meat from his own plate.
S6:    In this way the cat showed her gratitude to her master.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    QSPR
B.    PSRQ
C.    QRSP
D.    RPQS

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :    
S1:    On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe.
P :    At one point, he bent over with a big smile, showing me, a single gold tooth and a dingy fez.
Q :    soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me.
R :    But this one wouldn’t budge.
S :    We had been cautioned about beggars and were told to ignore them.
S6:    Finally a man walked over to me and whispered, “Hey buddy this guy is your waiter and he wants your order”
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    SQRP
B.    SQPR
C.    QSRP
D.    QSPR

Correct Op : C

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    The dictionary is the best friend of you task.
P :    That may not be possible always.
Q :    It is wise to look it up immediately.
R :    Then it must be firmly written on the memory and traced at the first opportunity.
S :    Never allow a strange word to pass unchallenged.
S6:    soon you will realize that this is an exciting task.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    PQRS
B.    SPQR
C.    QRPS
D.    SQPR

Correct Op : D

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    Most of the universities in the country are now facing financial crisis.
P :    Cost benefit yardstick thus should not be applied in the case of universities.
Q :    The current state of affairs cannot be allowed to continue for long.
R :    Universities cannot be equated with commercial enterprises.
S :    Proper development of universities and colleges must be ensured.
S6:    The Government should realise this before it is too late.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    QRPS
B.    QSPR
C.    QRSP
D.    QPRS

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    I keep on flapping my big ears all day.
P :    They also fear that I will flip them all away.
Q :    But children wonder why I flap them so.
R :    I flap them so to make sure they are safely there on either side of my head.
S :    But I know what I am doing.
S6:    Am I not a smart, intelligent elephant?
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    SRQP
B.    QPSR
C.    QPRS
D.    PSRQ

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    Once upon a time an ant lived on the bank of river.
P :    The dove saw the ant struggling in water in a helpless condition.
Q :    All its efforts to come up is failed.
R :    One day it suddenly slipped in to water.
S :    A dove lived in the tree on the bank not far from the spot.
S6:    She was touched.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    RQSP
B.    QRPS
C.    SRPQ
D.    PQRS

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    The December dance and music season in Madras is like the annual tropical cyclone.
P :    A few among the new aspirants dazzle witht he colour of youth, like fresh saplings.
Q :    It rains an abundance of music for over a fortnight.
R :    Thick clouds expectation charge the atmosphere with voluminous advertisements.
S :    At the end of it one is left with the feeling that the music of only those artists seasoned by careful nurturing, stands tall like well-routed trees.
S6:    Many a hastily planed shrub gets washed away in the storm.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    RQPS
B.    QRPS
C.    RQSP
D.    QRSP

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    Duryodhana was a wicked prince.
P :    one day Bhima made Duryodhana fall from a tree from which Duryodhana was stealing fruits.
Q :    He did not like that Pandavas should be loved and respected by the people of Hastinapur
R :    Duryodhana specially hated Bhima.
S :    Among the Pandavas, Bhima was extraordinary strong and powerful
S6:    This enraged Duryodhana so much that he began to think of removing Bhima from his way.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    PSQR
B.    QPRS
C.    QSPR
D.    PSRQ

Correct Op : C

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    A man can be physically confined within stone walls.
P :    But his mind and spirit will still be free.
Q :    Thus his freedom of action may be restricted.
R :    His hopes and aspiration still remain with him.
S :    Hence, he will be free spiritually if not physically.
S6:    No tyranny can intimidate a lover of liberty.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    PQRS
B.    SRQP
C.    QPRS
D.    QPSR

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    Metals are today being replaced by polymers in many applications.
P :    Above all, they are cheaper and easier to process making them a viable alternative to metals.
Q :    Polymers are essentially a long chains of hydrocarbon molecules.
R :    Today polymers as strong as metals have been developed.
S :    These have replaced the traditional chromium-plated metallic bumpers in cars.
S6:    Many Indian Institutes of science and Technology run special programmes on polymer science.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    QRSP
B.    RSQP
C.    RQSP
D.    QRPS

Correct Op : A

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    What are the causes of our chronic food shortage ?
P :    To find for these growing new millions is desperate task.
Q :    every year, we add more than a crore of persons to our population.
R :    Despite stupendous efforts by our government, the population is growing unabated.
S :    The chief cause is the population explosion.
S6:    This unprecedented growth can drag us to the doors of starvation very soon.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    QRSP
B.    SQPR
C.    QPRS
D.    PSQR

Correct Op : B

Ques. In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence. :
S1:    Moncure Conway devoted his life to two great objects freedom of thought, and freedom of the individual.
P :    They threaten both kinds of freedom.
Q :    But something also has been lost.
R :    There are now dangers, somewhat different in form from those of the past ages.
S :    In regard to both these objects, something has been gained since his time.
S6:    Unless a vigorous and vigilant public opinion can be aroused in defence of them, there will be much less of both a hundred years hence then there is now.
The Proper sequence should be:

A.    PQRS
B.    QSPR
C.    SQRP
D.    RSPQ

Correct Op : C