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English Questions For DSSSB/KVS 2018 Exam: 10th September 2018 (Solutions)

English Questions For DSSSB/KVS 2018 Exam: 10th September 2018 (Solutions)_30.1
Directions (1-5): Choose the option which is the antonym of the word mentioned in the question.

Q1. Nullify
(a) eradicate     
(b) ratify             
(c) expedite
(d) activate                       
Q2. Lax
(a) lenient                         
(b) easy             
(c) rigorous
(d) intractable 
Q3. Macrocosm
(a) equable                       
(b) equitable   
(c) balanced
(d) microcosm 
Q4. Munificent
(a) generous     
(b) lavish           
(c) stingy
(d) provident   
Q5. Benevolent
(a) cheerful       
(b) optimistic   
(c) malevolent
(d) edgy
Q6.“Thought not only determines languages but also precedes it” was an idea put forward by-
(a)Jean Piaget
Q7.Which of the following statements is true?
(a)The fundamental differences between speech and writing is that written language is consciously monitored and frozen in time; we can return to it whenever we want
(b)Spoken language is far more transient in nature and changes far more rapidly than the written language
(c)All of the languages of the world, with minor modifications, can be written in one script, just as any single language can be written in all the script of the world
(d)All of the above
Q8.Communicative language teaching is concerned with-
(a)Teaching of vocabulary and grammar through rules of spelling and language
(b)Teaching language to learners for written tests
(c)Interpreting grammar rules to suit the audience
(d)Enhancing receptive and productive skills such as speaking, listening, reading and writing
Q9.Which of the following is not a study skill?
(a)Writing formal report
(b)Note making
(c)Using a dictionary
(d)Getting information form an encyclopedia
Q10.Methods of teaching pronunciation are-
(a) Imitation methods
(b) Subsidiary methods
(c) Phonetic methods
(d) All of these
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Nullify -make legally null and void; invalidate.
ratify- sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.
S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Lax -not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful.
 rigorous- extremely thorough and careful.
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Macrocosm -the whole of a complex structure, especially the world or the universe, contrasted with a small or representative part of it.
Microcosm-a community, place, or situation regarded as encapsulating in miniature the characteristics of something much larger.
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Munificent -characterized by or displaying great generosity.
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol.  malevolent -having or showing a wish to do evil to others.
S10.Ans. (d)