English Language (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 279 - 282 of 292

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Question number: 279

» English Language » Antonyms

Appeared in Year: 2013

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Question

Select the meaning of the given phrases/idioms.

Pull someone’s leg

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

to trip a person purposely

b.

to stretch someone’s leg

c.

to throw somebody out

d.

to tease somebody

Question number: 280

» English Language » Antonyms

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Question

Select the most appropriate word which means the opposite of the given word.

Feeble

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Strong

b.

Obscene

c.

Mighty

d.

Daring

Question number: 281

» English Language » Sentence Completion

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Question

In the following questions, each passage consists of five sentences. The first sentence (S5) and last sentence (S5) are given. The remaining three sentences are labelled P, Q and R. You are required to find out the proper sequence of the three sentences.

S1: White cement is the basic raw material for producing tiles and cement paint

S2: ……………………………………. .

S3…………………………………. .

S4: …………………………………….

S5. because of a significant increase in the price of white cement during a short period.

P: the main consumers of white cement are therefore, cement tiles and cement paint manufacturing units

Q: which are extensively used in building constructions

R: these consumers, mostly in the small scale sectors are today facing major crisis

The proper sequence should be

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

RPQ

b.

PQR

c.

QPR

d.

QRP

Question number: 282

» English Language » One Word Substitution

MCQ▾

Question

Select the meaning of the given Phrases and idioms.

A white elephant-

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A costly but useless thing

b.

A costly thing

c.

An elephant with white skin

d.

A costly and useful thing

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