[LIC AAO] - English Questions General English Knowledge

This is a test to see how well you know English.  Your English language ability would be tested through questions on grammar & vocabulary, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, comprehension of a passage etc.

Reading Comprehension or RC Passage, as is commonly referred to, is one of the most important topics of English Language section of LIC AAO examination.

This topic always has a high weight age in the exam which means more marks.

We all know that solving RC Passage has become an inevitable part of  the LIC AAO Exam.

Q.1-2. Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error,
if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error,
the answer is ‘No error’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
Q.1. Most of the third world / country are experiencing / the ethnic or communal problem/
                  (1)                                  (2)                                            (3)
in varying degrees. / No error.
            (4)      (5)
Q.2. The regaining of freedom / as we well know has given rise for / many dormant issues /
                 (1)                                                   (2)                                      (3)
and conflicts in our society. No error.
                   (4)      (5)
Q.3-4. Pick out from the words given below
each sentence the word which would complete the sentence
correctly and meaningfully.
Q.3. Continuous unemployment has induced in the people a kind of _____ which is most depressing.
(1)   laziness (2)   encouragement (3)   satisfaction (4)   anger (5)   awakening
Q.4. He wants me to look ____ his garden during his absence.
(1)   at (2)   over (3)   after (4)   into (5)   from
Q.5-10. In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank
appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
The true
(5) of rights is duty. If we all (6) our duties, rights will not be (7) to seek. If leaving duties
unperformed we run
(8) rights, they will (9) us like an elusive person. The more we pursue them, the
(10) they fly.
Q.5. (1)   end (2)   source (3)   joy (4)   purpose (5)   power
Q.6. (1)   deny (2)   devote (3)   discharge (4)   imagine (5)   fulfill
Q.7. (1)   far (2)   close (3)   easy (4)   against (5)   common
Q.8. (1)   as (2)   after (3)   at (4)   from (5)   for
Q.9. (1)   hold (2)   grab (3)   fight (4)   escape (5)   chase
Q.10. (1)   off (2)   can (3)   did (4)   could (5)   towards