English Questions and Answers from Kerala psc Junior Clerk Examination conducted on 03-12-2011


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Give one-word for the following

1. A person who sees only the unhappy side of life:
(a)Optimistic
(b)Pessimistic
(c)Cynic
(d)Nihilist

2. A person who gets pleasure out of giving pain to others:
(a)Sadist
(b)Atheist
(c)Pacifist
(d)Materialist

Choose synonyms for the give words:

3. Relinquish
(a)Degrade
(b)Relieve
(c)Distinguish
(d)Give up

4. Apprehend
(a)Prevent
(b)Comprehend
(c)Arrest
(d)Scold

Choose the appropriate prepositions to fill the blanks:

5. The students quarreled …………… themselves
(a)Between
(b)Among
(c)At
(d)Along

6. You should abstain …………. Drinking
(a)From
(b)With
(c)In
(d)At

Choose appropriate question tag:

7. I am very beautiful,
(a)Amn’t I?
(b)Isn’t I
(c)Aren’t I
(d)Won’t I

8. Let us go for a walk,
(a)Will I
(b)Shall I
(c)Shall we
(d)Don’t we

9. The fear of heights is known as:
(a)Claustrophobia
(b)Heightophobia
(c)Agoraphobia
(d)Acrophobia

Choose the correct word from the options given

10. I have been waiting here …………. 10 o’clock
(a)At
(b)In
(c)Since
(d)During

11. He said he …………. be late for the meeting:
(a)Will
(b)Shall
(c)Would
(d)Can

12. You ………….. to obey your parents
(a)Shall
(b)Ought
(c)Can
(d)May

13. Your parents ………… torn
(a)Is
(b)Was
(c)Are
(d)May

Choose the correctly spelt word

14. (a) oppartunity
(b) oppertunity
(c) opertunity
(d) Oportunity
(e) None of these

15. (a) Grammer
(b) Gramar
(c) Grammar
(d) Gramer

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