Food Corporation of India English-Language Contributed by Doyil updated on Jan 2022
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Hi Im doyil I attended the FCI written test examination on Nov 11th 2012 Sunday This will help you students to prepare upcoming wriiten test


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Part -d

English Language

Directions : In Question Nos .151 to 155,some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none.  find out which part of a sentence has an error and blacken the oval [] corresponding to the appropriate letter (A,B,C).  If a sentence is free from error, blacken the oval corresponding to (D)

151    While we love nature in its peaceful and pleasant moments(A) /we find it hardly(B)-Answer/to love its furies and wildness(C)/No error(D)

152     Umbrella is(A)/ of no avail(B) -Answer against a thunderstorm (C)/No error(D)

153    I shall return the book(A)/when you will arrive(B)/here(C)-Answer/No error(D)

154    The old man saw (A)/that the bird (B)/is circling again (C)/No error(D)-Answer

155    Our manager doesn,t mind(A)/to pay   handsome salary (B)-Answer/as long as the employees are competent enough to (C)/meet the deadlines/No error (D)

Directions : In Question Nos 156 to 160 sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). four alternatives are suggested for each question.  Choose the correct alternatives  are suggested for each question.  Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by  blackening the appropriate oval [] in the Answer Sheet

156     what are you going to do school today?

a.from        

b.until        

c.after -Answer        

 d.before

 

157    That small dictionary is all right,but a big one would be -------

a.important        

b.easy-Answer         

c.expensive        

d.useful

 

158    ----large city Mumbai has become in last twenty years

a.What        

b.what a -Answer         

c.How        

d.How a

 

159    All his statements duly tesify -----his truthfulness and honesty

a.about-Answer         

b.of                

c.to            

d.in

 

160    The accused ----having committed the theft

a. disagreed        

b.declined        

c.denied-Answer     

d.refused

Directions In Question Nos 161 to 165 out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best express the meaning of the given word

161 flimsy

a.filmy            

b.weak-Answer         

c.firm        

d.fly

 

162    mingle

a.blend-Answer     

b.jingle        

c.join        

d.diminish

 

163commence

a commit            

b.start-Answer     

c.convince        

d.programmes

 

164    endeavours

a.plans        

b.activities-Answer     

c efforts        

.d programmes

165    motive

a.design        

b.reason-Answer         

c.impulse        

d.urge

 

Directions : In question Nos 166 to 170 choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word

166    refinement

a.rudeness-Answer        

b.coarseness-Answer        

c.anger        

d.foolishness

 

167    belated

a.premature-Answer        

b outdated        

c.delayed        

d deferred

 

168    reverence

a.contempt         

b.astonishment        

c.firmness        

d.displeasure-Answerr

 

169    quieten

a.to soothe        

b.to settle        

c.to rouse            

d.to lull

 

170    impulsive

a.cautious-answer        

bhasty        

c.reckless    

.spontaneous

 

Directions : In question Nos 171 to 175 four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence choose the alternative which best express the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase

171    I have a feeling that she is taking you for a ride

a.taking you in the car

b.trying to push you

c.pulling you along

d.trying to trick you

 

172    It is afar cry from Delhi to Athnes

a.a long way off

b.an emotional journey

c.a broing journey

d.not too long way

 

173    Their opinions in the meeting fell flat

a.did not inspire others

b.did not produce the desired effect-Answer

c.were not  goal oriented

d.left everyone awestruck

 

174    At the end of the argumentation ,he got the better of me

a. he thought I was good

b.he got defeated-answer

c.I Understood him better

d.he overcame me

 

175    Please look through this chapter before the examinations

a.turn the pages of

b.study

c.omit

d.get an explanation of

 

Directions : In Question Nos. 176 to 180 a part of the sentence is underlined Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A),(B) and (C) which may improve the sentence  Choose the correct alterative In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D)

176    He was rich by sheer accident  of birth

a.chance        

b.coincidence        

c.incidence-Answer        

d.No improvement

 

177     John recollects me of a boy I used to know

a recalls        

b. reminds  -Answer            

c. rememebers        

d.No improvement

 

178     The streeet is infested by rats

a.to        

b. from-Answer              

c.with        

d.No improvement

 

179    Rememebr that examinations never start late,they always start in time

a.on time-Answer      

b.by the clock        

c.on the nick of time        

d.No Improvement

 

180    If I were you, I will buy this book

a.might        

b.shall            

c.would-Answer      

d.No improvement

 

Directions: In Questions Nos 181 to 185 out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence

181    Enter a coutry as an enemy

a. defeat        

b. spy        

c. invade-Answer      

d. overcome

 

182    Plants of a region

a. fauna        

b. flora -Answer                 

c. nursery        

d.forest

 

183    Expressions no longer in current use

a. artistic            

b. archaic  -Answer                

c. ancient        

d. modern

 

184    A talk between two person

a prologue        

b. monologue            

c. dialogue            

d. speech

185     A person who cannot be corrected

a.illegible            

b.impossible            

c.incorrigble -Answer             

invulnerable

 

Directions : In question Nos 186 to 190 there are four words out of which one is correctly spelt find the correctly spelt word and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval []

186    a.allaince     

b.alliance-answer        

c.allianse        

d.allianns

 

187     labirinthine\    

b.labyrinthine   answer    

c.labirrinthine    

d.labyrynthine

 

188     a. substansial        

b.substancial            

c.substantialanswer        

d.substancal

 

189    exagerate        

b.exaggerateanswer        

c.exhaggerate        

d.exaggirate

 

190     a. accomodate    

b.acomodate        

c.accommodate answer             

d.accommodete

Directions : In Question Nos 191-200 you have a passage with 10 questions following the passage read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives

Animals do not know worry.  what bird could raise a family if it worried about the problems to be overcome, the impossible number of feeding trips in day to keep those clamouring mouths stilled with food? that is not the way birds or animals respond to life.  Nature says Feed them! and the mother bird goes ahead and does it,  Between dawn and sunset a tiny wren must make hundreds of such round trips to feed her brood

An animal doesn't know what brotherhood means but when it hears the call ""Help It answers instinctively  If a prairie doe is shot, the other in the prairies dog village come tumbling out, not worried about gunfire and pull their wounded have seen elephants, disregarding danger, lift a wounded elephant to his feet with their tusks and by supporting him with one member of the herd on each side, help hi, walk to the forest depths  

191    A bird makes innumerable trips to collect food to

a.feed its mate        

b.feed itself and its mate-answer        

c.feed its young in the nest        

d.store food for the winter

 

192    the mother bird feeds the brood

a.when it sees them hungry        

b.when her instinct tells her to do so  -answer        

c.when they cry        

d.after it feeds itself and its mate

 

193when an animal hears the call for help

a.it doesnt bother        

b.it rushes to the spot        

c.it gets scared and runs away        

d.it responds instinctively-answer  

 

194    If a prairie dog is shot,the others

a.go undergroudn        

b.chase away their enemy       

 c.pull the wounded dog to safety-answer       

d.start barking together

 

195    elephants lift a wounded fellow elephant to his feet

a.with their tusks        

b.with their trunks        

c.with their feet       

d.by pusing on his side

 

196    which of the following statement is true in the context of the passage?

a. animals worry about raising a family    

b.Animals often behave sensibly.    

c.animals do not know what brotherhood means.     

d. animals make several feeding trips in a day to collect food for their young ones

 

197     As used in the passage,the word 'stilled'means

a.calmed        

b.supplied            

c.provided     

d.filled

 

198    The authors tone in the passage can best be described as 

a.sentimental             

b. biased            

c.critical            

d.informative--answer  

 

199. The author is primarily concerned with

a. expressing the beauty of birds and animals 

b. discussing how birds and animals evolved         

c. explaining that birds and animals are free from worry    

d. explaining  the birds and animals respond to life instinctively-answer

 

200    The expression tumbling out'in one of the sentences in the passage means

a.reacting aggressively           

b. flowing out hurriedly and confusedly        

c.moving out steadily       

d.attacking the enemy colectively-answer

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