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Title: English Language and Literature;Marks:35
Post by: MahbubDIU on August 24, 2015, 11:30:43 PM
1. "To be partial to something" means to ____.
 want half
 like it
 hate it
 preserve it
Correct answer is : like it
2. Three-fourths of the work __ finished.
 have been
 has been
 had
 were
Correct answer is : has been
3. It is time to review the "protocol" on testing nuclear weapons. Here "protocol" word means --
 Record of rules
 Summary of rules
 Procedures
 Problems
Correct answer is : Record of rules
4. Choose the correct sentence -
 The man that said that was a fool
 The man who said that was a fool
 The man said that was a fool
 The man which said that was a fool
Correct answer is : The man who said that was a fool
5. I have never seen such a slow coach like you, this small work has taken you three full month. what does the idiom 'a slow coach' mean?
 an irresponsible person
 a careless person
 an unthougtful person
 a very lazy person
Correct answer is : a very lazy person
6. Oxygen : Respiration ::
 improvement : care
 camera : photography
 sunlight : photosynthesis
 drama : acting
Correct answer is : sunlight : photosynthesis
7. Racket :Tennis ::?
 Horse :Polo
 Glove:Boxing
 Bat:Cricket
 Gun:Hunting
Correct answer is : Bat:Cricket
8. Compensation - synonym
 Satisfaction
 Admission
 Compromise
 Reward
Correct answer is : Reward
9. Say what kind of sentence the following is?- Our president may live long
 Optative
 Assertive
 Imperative
 Exclamatory
Correct answer is : Assertive
10. Sita's heart ...... at the sight of the beautiful diamond necklace.
 slowed
 leapt
 ran
 stopped
Correct answer is : leapt
11. choose the meaning of the given expression: "A bird in hand is worth two in the bush."
 Take what you have got readily available rather than expecting better in the future
 The seen is better than the unseen
 Promises are better than actuals
 It is no good beating about the bush
Correct answer is : Take what you have got readily available rather than expecting better in the future
12. Antonym of - GAIN
 Fall
 Lose
 Loose
 Lost
Correct answer is : Lose
13. Water boils ___ you heat it to 100 Centigrade.
 unless
 until
 if
 although
Correct answer is : if
14. You had better --------here.
 stayed
 stay
 staying
 to stay
Correct answer is : stay
15. "He was a rather 'disagreeable' man" - Here 'disagreeable' word is a/an ---
 Noun
 Adjective
 Adverb
 Preposition
Correct answer is : Adjective
16. He is too dull ...... this problem.
 solving
 solves
 to solving
 to solve
Correct answer is : to solve
17. He made all of us-
 laughter
 laugh
 to laugh
 laughing
Correct answer is : laugh
18. The little girl said to her mother, "Did the sun rise in the East?"
 The little girl asked her mother if the sun rose in the East.
 The little girl asked her mother if the sun is in the East.
 The little girl said to her mother if the sun rises in the East.
 The little girl said to her mother that the sun rose in the East.
Correct answer is : The little girl asked her mother if the sun rose in the East.
19. What is the antonym `Honorary' ?
 Literary
 Honorable
 Salaried
 Official
Correct answer is : Salaried
20. Which is the noun of the word beautiful ?
 Beautify
 Beauty
 Beautifully
 Beautious
Correct answer is : Beauty
21. The Parthenon is said ‒ erected in the Age of Pericles.
 to have become
 to have begun
 to have been
 to have had begun
Correct answer is : to have been
22. Who is the greatest modern English Dramatist?
 Verginia Woolf
 George Bernard Shaw
 P. B. Shelley
 S. T. Coleridge
Correct answer is : George Bernard Shaw
23. The tree has been blown ‒ by the strong wind.
 out
 away
 up
 off
Correct answer is : off
24. If we want concrete proof, we are looking for - .
 building material
 something to cover a path
 clear evidence
 a cement mixer
Correct answer is : clear evidence
25. Choose the correct alternative to selected text Neither Mr. Karim nor his friend "are invited to speak at the seminar"
 is invited to speak at the seminar
 are invited to speak at the seminar
 is to speak at the seminar
 are speaking at the seminar
Correct answer is : is invited to speak at the seminar
26. Identify the incorrect word/phrase - A "more" sense of "ethics" and "integrity" is expected of a "physician".
 more
 ethics
 integrity
 physician
Correct answer is : more
27. Antonym of - REMISS
 Harmful
 Dutiful
 Watchful
 Forgetful
Correct answer is : Dutiful
28. FEATHERS : PLUCK ::
 goose : duck
 garment : weave
 car : drive
 wool : shear
Correct answer is : wool : shear
29. Synonym of the "Heed"__
 Ignore
 Notice
 Hostile
 Docile
Correct answer is : Notice
30. The machine is difficult to build ...... easy to maintain.
 if
 and
 for
 but
Correct answer is : but
31. To ‒ the arrival of spring, Bangladesh Television ‒ a special function.
 commemorate : launched
 announce : telecast
 celebrate : organized
 welcome : sanctioned
Correct answer is :celebrate : organized
32. The second anniversary celebration of our college will be held on December,15. which of the following is the correct phrase for ‘will be held’?
 takes off
 comes off
 will bring about
 will come round
 Correct answer is: comes off
33. He ----- prefers ----- speak very little.
 doesn’t, to
 himself, to
 himself, for
 does, for
Correct answer is: himself ,to
34. Pakistan lost a ...... wicket just when they seemed to be doing so well, and that led to their eventual defeat.
 sensitive
 crucial
 providential
 critical
Correct answer is :crucial
35. We must keep our fingers __ that the weather will stay fine for the picnic tomorrow.
 raised
 pointed
 lifte
 crossed
Correct answer is :crossed

Title: Re: English Language and Literature;Marks:35
Post by: Md. Al-Amin on August 25, 2015, 09:11:09 AM
English language and literature are closely connected with each other............
Title: Re: English Language and Literature;Marks:35
Post by: masud.eng on September 06, 2015, 02:34:10 PM
Helpful post. But if you can give space after each question then it will be easy to identify.

Thanks for sharing.

Md. Masud Parvaj
Research Associate
Department of English
Daffodil International University
Title: Re: English Language and Literature;Marks:35
Post by: Tofazzal.ns on September 06, 2015, 04:44:50 PM
Thanks for sharing such important post.....