NTSE Sample Questions 2016-17 : Language Test (Delhi Zone)

NTSE Sample Questions 2016-17 : Language Test (Delhi Zone)


Direction: Choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the given words in question Nos. 51 – 56
51. Collision
(1) Compassion (2) Agreement
(3) Perfection (4) Conflict

52. Grudge
(1) hatred (2) modest
(3) eternal (4) affection

53. Insolvent
(1) irrational (2) alluring
(3) affluent (4) defaulter

54. Scanty
(1) Lavish (2) skillful
(3) dirty (4) Insufficient

55. Destitute
(1) Impoverished (2) Lacking
(3) rich (4) needy

56. Vanity
(1) pride (2) modesty
(3) arrogance (4) variety

Direction: in question Nos. 57 – 62, out of four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
57. Emphatic
(1) hesitant (2) extinct
(3) gigantic (4) definite

58. Compatible
(1) liable (2) viable
(3) eligible (4) consistent

59. Pandemonium
(1) a kind of harmonium (2) repercussion
(3) chaos (4) symposium

60. Judicious
(1) prudent (2) ardent
(3) furious (4) curious

61. Inquisitive
(1) beautiful (2) curious
(3) impulsive (4) modest

62. Spurious
(1) serious (2) original
(3) anxious (4) fake

Direction: in question Nos. 63 – 68, Choose the alternative which expresses the meaning of the given idioms/phrases.

63. Once in a blue moon
(1) every month (2) always
(3) rarely (4) after mid night

64. Keep body and soul together
(1) to be free from disease (2) to maintain life
(3) to have fun in life (4) to live in a joint family

65. Sweat of the brow
(1) sweating from heat to foot (2) sweat runs down the brow
(3) hard labour (4) sweat on the forehead

66. A snake in the grass
(1) green coloured snake (2) snake hiding in grass
(3) snake lying eggs in grass (4) a secret foe

67. Come under the hammer
(1) to be sold by an auctioneer (2) to join
(3) to beat with hammer (4) to break

68. Slip of the tongue
(1) to talk nonsense (2) to stammer
(3) an error of speech (4) to abuse

Direction: in question Nos. 69 – 74, sentences are given with blank to be filled with appropriate word out of four alternatives given:

69. I am sorry I cannot comply ___________ your wishes
(1) with (2) by
(3) at (4) for

70. I am vexed _________ his silence
(1) about (2) for
(3) by (4) at

71. He fell a victim _________ his own avarice.
(1) by (2) to
(3) of (4) with

72. We should abide________ the laws of our country.
(1) with (2) in
(3) by (4) to

73. You will have to answer__________ your misdeed.
(1) for (2) with
(3) of (4) to

74. Parents should not be blind_________ the fault of their children.
(1) for (2) in
(3) to (4) with

Direction: Choose the correct alternatives of the verbs given in brackets from question nos. 75 – 80.

75. The baby _________(cry) since morning.
(1) has crying (2) is crying
(3) cried (4) has been crying

76. When I reached home, my sister__________(cook) the food.
(1) has been cooking (2) was cooking
(3) is cooking (4) had cooked

77. The farmers_____________(plough) their fields before the rainy season sets in
(1) have ploughed (2) had ploughed
(3) will have ploughed (4) ploughed

78. I _________(not refuse) him anything till yesterday.
(1) had not refused (2) did not refuse
(3) have not refused (4) not refused

79. They________(wait) for the train for two hours when I reached the station.
(1) were waiting (2) had been waiting
(3) have been waiting (4) are waiting

80. She_______(not write) to me since she went abroad.
(1) did not write (2) had not written
(3) will not have written (4) has not written

Direction: in question Nos. 81 – 85, read the passage and choose the correct answer from the given options

Sariska National Park is a wildlife sanctuary, located at a distance of 107 km from Jaipur. The park possesses historical monuments and temples, which defect the legacy of the maharajas of Alwar. The park is bigger than Ranthambore but has a similar topography. Though this sanctuary does not have many tigers yet many wild animals dwell on the grounds of this park. Apart from other carnivores and herbivores, you can also trace Rhesus monkeys, which can usually be seen playing tricks upon one another around the Tad Vriksh(palm tree). The park also shelters many different species of birds including Bush Quails, Sand Grouses, Tree Pies, Golden Backed Woodpeckers etc. Animal lovers would definitely love this place as it will offer them some of the best scenes to remember. The best place to spot wildlife is at the waterholes where animals come to satisfy their thirst. You can trace hundreds of birds at the Kalighati waterhole and Nilgai can be spotted at Salupka waterhole.

81. In the Sariska National Park, there are __________
(1) only herbivores (2) only carnivores
(3) both carnivores and herbivores (4) no carnivores or herbivores

82. The Sariska National Park is not far from
(1) Jodhpur (2) Raipur
(3) Mewar (4) Jaipur

83. The park possesses
(1) ramparts and monuments (2) monuments and temples
(3) temples and ramparts (4) monuments and forts

84. Animals come to satisfy their thirst at a
(1) borehole (2) deepwell
(3) waterhole (4) borewell

85. The Sand Grouse is a species of
(1) birds (2) plants
(3) animals (4) trees

86. One who looks at the dark side of life?
(1) optimist (2) pacifist
(3) pessimist (4) sadist

87. One who has a long experience of any occupation?
(1) Stoic (2) Novice
(3) Veteran (4) Mesologist

88. To become strong again after illness
(1) recuperate (2) toxify
(3) recrimination (4) exhaust

89. Official in-charge of a museum/art gallery
(1) artist (2) excavator
(3) caretaker (4) curator

90. Rise in prices
(1) inflammation (2) inflation
(3) infiltration (4) inflection

Direction: in question Nos. 91 – 85, choose the alternative with correct spellings.

91.
(1) Catastrophe (2) Catastrophi
(3) Catastrofy (4) Catestrophy

92.
(1) Redical (2) Radical
(3) Radicle (4) Redicle

93.
(1) Gyneacology (2) Gyniecology
(3) Gynaecology (4) Ginicology

94.
(1) Spontaneous (2) Spantaneous
(3) Spuntaneous (4) Sponteneous

95.
(1) Benevolence (2) Benivolence
(3) Benevolance (4) Benevolence

Direction: in question Nos. 96 – 100, find the correct passive construction.

96. The enemy has captured the city.
(1) The enemy has captured the city (2) The city has been captured by the enemy
(3) The city captured by the enemy (4) The city was been captured by the enemy

97. I kept him waiting
(1) He kept me waiting (2) I was kept waiting by him
(3) He was kept waiting by me (4) he has been kept waiting by me

98. Who composed this piece of composition
(1) By whom was this piece of composition composed?
(2) Who is being composed this piece of composition?

99. Bring me a pen
(1) Please bring me a pen (2) Let a pen brought to me
(3) Let a pen be brought to me (4) Let a pen to bring to me

100. Have you repaired the road?
(1) Have the road repaired by you? (2) Has the road been repaired by you?
(3) Has the road repaired by you? (4) Was the road repaired by you?
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