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EPFO Previous Year Question Part-1

 

It is the first part of our 20-days study plan where we will discuss 12 previous years questions every day. Make sure you have a firm grip on these questions so that you can understand the pattern of questions that are being asked in the UPSC EPFO EO exam.

 

Q1. Which one of the following is the synonym of the word written in capital letters in the sentence, “The FUNDAMENTAL character of an individual defines his entire life”?

(a) Productive

(b)Essential

(c)Successful

(d)Effective

 

Q2. Which one of the following is the synonym of the word written in capital letters in the sentence, “She has the habit of using HACKNEYED and redundant examples from her past even while dealing with the future generation”?

(a) Indifferent

(b) Imaginative

(c) Cliched

(d) Impressive

 

Q3. Which one of following is the synonym of the word written in capital letters in the sentence, “She is an IMMACULATE soul whose presence make all the difference”?

(a) Spotless

(b) Excited

(c) Extraordinary

(d) Unparalleled

 

Q4. Which one of the following is the antonym of the word written in capital letters in the sentence, “there is a great deal of ENMITY”?

(a) Amity

(b) Cooperation

(c) Dispute

(d) Hostility

 

Q5. Which one of the following is the antonym of the word written in capital letters in the sentence, “She was RELUCTANT to sell her car”?

(a) Anxious

(b) Happy

(c) Eager

(d) Unwilling

 

Q6. Which one of the following is the antonym of the word written in capital letters in the sentence, “I cannot comply with the QUEER regulations of your land”?

(a) Strange

(b) Nimble

(c) Everyday

(d) Customary

 

Q7. Which one of the following parts of the sentence, “As you know that the ignorant are easily duped”, has an error?

(a) As you know

(b) that the ignorant

(c) are easily duped

(d) No error

 

Q8. Which one of the following parts of the sentence, “After a lot of argument I brought him forward to my point of view”, has an error?

(a) After a lot of argument

(b) I brought him forward

(c) to my point of view

(d) No error

 

Q9. Which one of the following parts of the sentence, ‘Don’t ask him how he is because if he starts talking about his health you’ll never get off from him” has an error?

(a) Don’t ask him how he is because

(b) If he starts talking about his health you’ll never

(c) get off from him

(d) No error

 

Q10. Which one of the following words can be used as a substitute for the phrase, “A nursery where children of working parents are cared for while their parents are at work”?

(a) Sculler

(b) Creche

(c) Dormitory

(d) Refectory

 

Q11. Which one of the following words can be used as a substitute for the phrase, “That which cannot be taken by force”?

(a) Impossible

(b) Improbable

(c) Impeccable

(d) Impregnable

 

Q12. Which one of the following is the appropriate question tag in the sentence, ‘Take a seat, _________________”?

(a) shall you?

(b) can’t you?

(c) won’t you?

(d) would you?

 

 

 

Solutions:

1.      B 2.      C 3.      A 4.      A 5.      C 6.      D
7.      B 8.      B 9.      C 10.   B 11.   D 12.   C

 

 

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