English Usage Previous Year Questions (CAT) - Set 0001


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    Question 6

    Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate.

    Round

    (1) The police fired a round of tear gas shells.

    (2) The shop is located round the corner.

    (3) We took a ride on the merry-go-round.

    (4) The doctor is on a hospital round.

    (5) I shall proceed further only after you come round to admitting it.  

    (CAT 2008 )

     


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    Answer: Option 5


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    Question 7

    Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate.

    Buckle

    (1) After the long hike our knees were beginning to buckle.

    (2) The horse suddenly broke into a buckle.

    (3) The accused did not buckle under police interrogation.

    (4) Sometimes, an earthquake can make a bridge buckle.

    (5) People should learn to buckle up as soon as they get into the car. 

    (CAT 2008 )

     


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    Answer: Option 2


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    Question 8

    Choose the option corresponding to the sentence in which the usage of the word is incorrect or inappropriate.

    File

    (1) You will find the paper in the file under C.

    (2) I need to file an insurance claim.

    (3)The cadets were marching in a single file.

    (4) File your nails before you apply nail polish.

    (5) When the parade was on, a soldier broke the file. 

    (CAT 2008 )

     


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    Answer: Option 5


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    Question 9

    These are sentences that form a paragraph.Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage. Then, choose the most appropriate option.

    A. When I returned to home, I began to read

    B. everything I could get my hand on about Israel.

    C. That same year Israel’s Jewish Agency sent

    D. a Shaliach a sort of recruiter to Minneapolis.

    E. I became one of his most active devotees.              

    (1) C & E

    (2) C only

    (3) E only

    (4) B, C & E

    (5) C, D & E    

    (CAT 2007)

     


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    Answer: Option 1


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    Question 10

    These are sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage. Then, choose the most appropriate option.

    A. So once an economy is actually in recession,

    B. The authorities can, in principle, move the economy

    C. Out of slump - assuming hypothetically

    D. That they know how to - by a temporary stimuli.

    E. In the longer term, however, such policies have no affect on the overall behaviour of the economy.            

    (1) A, B & E

    (2) B, C & E

    (3) C & D

    (4) E only

    (5) B only  

    (CAT 2007)

     


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    Answer: Option 5


 

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