The following questions are taken from the General English section of the Recruitment test conducted for the Librarians by KVS in the month of August 2015.
This contains 5sections and each section contains 4 questions. The maximum marks are 20.
“When you change your thoughts, remember to also change your world.”—Norman Vincent Peale
Directions (Qs 1 to 4): For the sentences given in these questions. Choose the most appropriate preposition to complete the given sentences.
#1. I congratulate you __________ your success.
#2. He was acquitted _________ the charge of murder.
#3. He was hard___ hearing.
#4. He has gone _______ casual leave.
Directions (Qs 5 to 8): In each of the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
#5. Bringing about gentle and painless death from incurable disease.
#6. A light sailing boat built especially for racing.
#7. A person who rules without consulting the opinion of others.
#8. A person who kills somebody for political reasons.
Directions (Qs 9 to 12): In each of the following questions, out of the given words, one word is mis-spelt. Find the mis-spelt word.
#9. Question 9.
#10. Question 10.
#11. Question 11.
#12. Question 12.
Directions (Qs 13 to 16): In each of the following questions, choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase bracketed in the sentence.
#13. I am ambitious and never want to (rest on my laurels.)
#14. He (burnt his fingers) by interfering in his neighbour's affairs.
#15. He was a king who ruled his subjects (with high hand.)
#16. The class could not (keep a straight face) on hearing the strange pronunciation of the new teacher.
Directions (Qs 17 to 20): In each of these questions, select the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.
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