ESIC UDC MTS and Stenographer English Practice Test 1| English Comprehension 30 Important Questions Must Read Before Going to Exam – Employees State Insurance Corporation Recruitment for Upper Division Clerk, Stenographer and Multi Tasking Staff Posts Recently 15 January 2022 to 15 February 2022 Applications were filled. Many candidates have applied for this recruitment. This recruitment is being conducted to fill a total of 3847 vacant posts.
ESIC Recruitment 2022 for UDC and Stenographer is going to be conducted on 19 March 2022 (Saturday) and 20 March 2022 (Sunday). And the MTS exam will be held on 26 March. For all the candidates preparing for these posts, we have brought ESIC UDC MTS and Stenographer English Practice Test 1. We have included some topics of English Comprehension like error spotting, fill in the blanks etc. Before going to the exam, you must read these 30 questions.
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ESIC UDC MTS and Stenographer English Practice Test 1
Directions (Q. Nos. 1-3) In each of the following questions, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No error’.
Q 1. They will (a)/ leave the office at six and (b)/ reach at home by seven. (c)/ No error (d)
Q 2. The new lecturer (a)/ seems to be very popular with (b)/ most of the class. (c)/ No error (d)
Q 3. The museum’s revolving doors (a)/ stopped the crooks (b)/ as they jam half way round. (c)/ No error (d)
Directions (Q. Nos. 4 and 5) Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word/option.
Q 4. The gate …… by the watchman on duty.
- (a) opened
- (b) was opened
- (c) were opened
- (d) was opening
Q 5. The king was …… while he was addressing his subjects.
- (a) murdered
- (b) executed
- (c) assassinated
- (d) exterminated
Directions (Q. Nos. 6 and 7) Improve the underlined part of the sentence.
Q 6. If you want to save money, you must get rid of shopping.
- (a) cut down on
- (b) get on with
- (c) put up with
- (d) No improvement
Q 7. There was a roll of drums?
- (a) role
- (b) droll
- (c) troll
- (d) No improvement
Directions (Q. Nos. 8 and 9) In the following questions, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.
Q 8. (a) Bereaving (b) Bireving
(c) Bereving (d) Berieving
Q 9. (a) Deligence (b) Diligence
(c) Delegence (d) Dilegence
Directions (Q. Nos. 10 and 11) These questions below consist of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.
Q 10. I have taken out my X. and stay poised and vigilant Y. ear buds so I can Z. listen for announcements
- (a) ZXY
- (b) YZX
- (c) XZY
- (d) YXZ
Q 11. In the North-East, the Sun X. sets by four in the evening Y. morning and in winter it Z. rises as early as four in the
- (a) XYZ
- (b) YZX
- (c) ZYX
- (d) ZXY
Direction (Q. No. 12) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
Q 12. The majestic Asiatic lions roam the sanctuary.
- (a) The Asiatic lions which are majestic roamed the sanctuary.
- (b) The sanctuary is the place where the majestic Asiatic lions roam.
- (c) The sanctuary is roamed by majestic Asiatic lions.
- (d) The majestic Asiatic lions have been roaming the sanctuary.
Direction (Q. No. 13) In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
Q 13. ‘How old is your grandmother?’, Navneet asked her.
- (a) Navneet asked her how old her grandmother is
- (b) Navneet asked her how old her grandmother has been
- (c) Navneet asked her how old her grandmother was
- (d) Navneet asked her how old is her grandmother
Directions (Q. Nos. 14 and 15) In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.
Q 14. A person or thing that is likely to cause harm
- (a) Menace
- (b) Cordial
- (c) Festal
- (d) Blithe
Q 15. Having or involving an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something.
- (a) Valiant
- (b) Stout
- (c) Phobic
- (d) Foolhardy
Directions (Q. Nos. 16 and 17) Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/phrase.
Q 16. Make one’s mark
- (a) distinguish oneself
- (b) score high marks
- (c) highlight something in a page
- (d) reveal something
Q 17. Throw in the towel
- (a) fight with vigour
- (b) acknowledge defeat
- (c) get success
- (d) concentrate more
Directions (Q. Nos. 18 and 19) Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Q 18. EAGER
- (a) Clever
- (b) Enthusiastic
- (c) Curious
- (d) Devoted
Q 19. Placid
- (a) Clear
- (b) Calm
- (c) Enjoyable
- (d) Dull
Q 20. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
- (a) Reserved
- (b) Happy
- (c) Confident
- (d) Strong
Directions (Q. Nos. 21-25): In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read passage carefully and choose the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
It so happens that (21)…siblings sing one of (22)…invariably has a less (23)….vocal prowess even though (24)Khave a similarly commendable (25)….base.
Q 21. (a) how (b) when (c) if (d) why
Q 22. (a) they (b) their (c) those (d) them
Q 23. (a) tuned (b) high (c) potent (d) wide
Q 24. (a) both (b) their (c) you (d) we
Q 25. (a) song (b) art (c) common (d) music
Directions (Q. Nos. 26 and 27) Choose the opposite word in meaning to the word given below.
Q 26. DESIST
- (a) Hope
- (b) Continue
- (c) Request
- (d) Assign
Q 27. DEFILE
- (a) Yield
- (b) Repair
- (c) Describe
- (d) Purify
Directions (Q. Nos. 28-30) Find out which part of the sentence has an error, if the sentence is free from error, choose ‘No error’.
Q 28. The climate (a)/ of Mumbai (b)/ is better than Hyderabad. (c)/ No error (d)
Q 29. The best known leader (a)/ among them were Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel and Jawaharlal Nehru. (c)/ No error (d)
Q 30. Why you (a)/ copying your homework (b)/ from someone else? (c)/ No error (d)
Answer Key for ESIC UDC MTS and Stenographer English Practice Test 1
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