Selecting Words MCQs : This section focuses on the "Selecting Words". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Selecting Words skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.
The traveler slept under the ...... shade of banyan tree.
The grapes are now ...... enough to be picked.
His father-in-law ...... him up in business.
The English schemed to continue their rule in India by playing off one community ...... the other.
The non cooperative attitude of the members can only ...... the image of the society.
Man does not live by ...... alone.
The manner in which bombs exploded in five trains with in a short span of time suggests that it is a part of a ......
If our friends are not able to take us in their car, we must make ...... arrangements to go to the airport.
An employment advertisement should ...... the number of vacancies.
I listened, but I had no idea what he was ...... about.
Namrata was found to ...... the required qualifications for the job.
The answer was written ...... blue ink.
I don't really know how to ...... the problem.
In a little-publicised deal, Pepsi, Cola has ...... the entire soft drink market in Afghanistan.
He tried to ...... himself against a horde of ruffians.
Brothers must live in harmony. They must never fall ......
Rama was so badly injured that he needed ...... care in the hospital.
In the modern materialistic society, the only aim of people appears to be ...... money by fair means or foul.
The waiter hasn't brought the coffee ...... I've been here an hour already.
Nobody can ...... me to do anything which I do not want to do.
He felt no ...... as he plunged the knife into her back.
Catching the earlier train will give us the ...... to do some shopping.
Find the ...... that accompany these cartoons.
This, partly, explains how the Mehta family has been able to ...... its lavish lifestyle in recent times, despite the fact that all its assets have been ......
A. keep, removed
B. afford, attached
C. develop, liquidated
D. keep up, destroyed
When I was a child, I ......to school everyday instead going by cycle.
A. had walked
C. have walked
D. have been walking
The criminal seems to have acted in ...... the three others.
Fate smiles ...... those who untiringly grapple with stark realities of life.
The old Nature versus ...... debate regarding crime continues even today.
The river overflowed its ...... and flooded the area.
Many areas of the city were ...... into darkness for several hours.
What is the ...... for an air letter?
If you work beyond your capacity, you will naturally feel ......
we had ...... wonderful time at the party last night.
A. such a
She has an aversion ...... taking even onion and garlic.
If negotiations are to prove fruitful, there must not only be sincerity on each side, but there must also be ...... in the sincerity of the other side.
Sonika is quite intelligent but rather ......
During Diwali the shops are ...... of people.
Man must ...... to stop pollution.
Wheat ...... carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins, and dietary fibre in our daily diet.
I haven't eaten an apple ...... a long while.
After the rain the weather ...... and the sun came out.
A. cleared out
B. cleared up
C. cleared away
D. cleared off
You cannot devise a method which ...... all possibility of errors.
Some regions of our country still remain ...... to the average man.
...... works of reference are valuable as Encyclopedia, Brittanica.
A. A few
C. The few
Life is to death as pleasure is to ......
Success in this examination depends ...... hard work alone.
...... The arrival of the police, nobody went near the victim.
It ...... that Prashant will not be selected for the post
I was astounded at his ...... lack of knowledge about the Continent of Africa.
I hate sitting ...... him as he always smells of garlic.
Like any other country India has its ...... share of superstitions.
The family gave father a gold watch on the ...... of his fiftieth birthday.
That rule is applicable ...... every one.
He passed the examination in the first class because he ......
A. was hard working for it
B. worked hardly for it
C. had worked hard for it
D. was working hard for it
Those who persist in the endeavor at long last triumph ...... the odds of life.
The telephone ...... several times before I answered it.
A. was ringing
B. has rung
C. had rung
D. would ring
The ruling party will have to put its own house ...... order.
Many of the advances of civilisation have been conceived by young people just on the ...... of adulthood
A crescendo of metallic thuds arose from the market, where the iron-smiths were ...... the pieces of metals.
She ...... a brief appearance at the end of party.
A. put on
B. put in
C. put across
D. put up
...... of old paintings is a job for experts.
He was sent to the prison for his ......
The park ...... as far as the river.
People who ...... on horses usually lose in the end.
Owing to the power cut in the area, factories are being forced to ...... men
A. throw away
B. send off
C. put off
D. lay off
I haven't seen you ...... a week.
The building comprises ...... sixty rooms.
D. no preposition needed
About twenty clerks were made ...... when the banks introduced computers.
Piyush behaves strangely at times and, therefore, nobody gets ...... with him.
This book is quite similar ......
A. with the "Treasure Island"
B. of that film we saw at school
C. to the one I read last week
D. than a story told by our teacher
To err is ...... to forgive divine.
The stenographer is very efficient. He is ...... to his firm.
A. a boon
B. a credit
C. blessing a
D. an asset
The paths of glory lead ...... to the grave.
The car in which the minister was traveling ...... with an accident.
The man came in a van to ...... the television set.
Ayesha always ...... the permission of her father before going for movies.
When varun left the cocktail party he was as ...... as a judge.
You haven't had your lunch yet, ...... you?
Government buildings are ...... on the Republic day.
Arti pulled a long ...... when she was told that she could not go to Agra.
However, the group's long-term strategy is to ...... on core sector business connected with infrastructure and energy.
The machine is difficult to build ...... easy to maintain.
Farida sings very well and ...... does salim.
Many ...... decisions were taken at the meeting.
He became enamored ...... her grace when he first saw her dance.
He ...... in wearing the old fashioned coat in spite of his wife's disapproval.
The new education policy provides a useful ...... for the planners to remove illiteracy.
Indeed, all over the world, more and more people are ...... coffee.
My uncle decided to take ...... and my sister to the market.
According to corporate circles data is pushing through the merger to create financially ...... company in the processed foods business, the group's thrust area for the 1990's
The Sun ...... at six this morning.
Soft minded individuals are ...... to embrace all kinds superstitions.
In our zeal for progress we should not ...... executive with more power.
The parliament invested the new organisation ...... judicial authority.
If you smuggle goods into the country, they may be ...... by the customs authority.
I saw a ...... of cows in the field.
Rohan and Rohit are twin brothers, but they do not look ......
Her parents will never give their ...... to so much an unsuitable match.
You've only three months to complete the course, Don't give ...... now.
The passengers were afraid, but the captain ...... them that there was no danger.
Jawaharlal spent his childhood ...... Anand Bhawan.
The miser gazed ...... at the pile of gold coins in front of him.
In Bush, Saddam was up ...... more than his match.
If you persists in telling lies to me I shall sue you ...... slander.