English Questions For all Teaching 2018 Exam:14th January 2019




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Directions (1-5): Read the passage given and answer the questions that follow, by selecting the most appropriate option.
The walnut tree produces wood that is used for countless purposes and is considered the finest wood in the world. The wood is easy to work with, yet it is very hard and Durable–and when it is polished, it produces a rich, dark luster. It also shrinks and Swells less than any other wood, which makes it especially desirable for fine furniture, Flooring, and even gun stocks. In fact, just about every part of the walnut is unusually hard and strong. The nut of the tree is encased inside a very hard shell, which itself is enclosed in a leathery outer covering called a husk. It requires real effort to break through those layers to get at the tasty meat inside. Yet, every part of the walnut is useful to people. The outer husk produces a dark Reddish stain that is hard to remove from the hands of the person who opens the nut, and this pigment is widely used in dyes and wood stains. The inner shell is used as an Abrasive to clean jet engines. And the meat of the nut is extensively used in cooking, ice Cream, flavorings and just eaten raw. Walnut trees exude a chemical into the soil near their roots, which can be poisonous To some trees and shrubs. Fruit trees, for example, will not survive if planted too close To a walnut. Many other plants, such as maple trees or ivy, are not affected by the walnut’s presence, and are well-suited to grow in its vicinity.

Q1. The topic of this passage is
(a) the use of walnut wood in furniture
(b) walnut trees
(c) where to plant walnuts
(d) trees of North America


Q2. The main idea of the passage is
(a) trees are used for many things
(b) maple trees grow well with walnuts
(c) walnuts can kill other trees
(d) walnut trees are valuable, when planted correctly

Q3. As used in the passage, the word ‘abrasive’ most nearly means
(a) rough
(b) disagreeable
(c) soft
(d) fragrant

Q4. The author of the passage probably believes that
(a) walnut trees are endangered
(b) people should recycle more
(c) people should grow walnut trees if possible
(d) maple trees are not good for furniture making

Q5. As used in the passage, the word ‘exude’ most nearly means
(a) give off
(b) naked
(c) smell bad
(d) leave the area

Directions(6-10): Answer the following questions on One Word Substitutes . Choose the best alternative which can be substituted for the given sentences.
Q6. A person who says he can see things that you can’t
(a) martiner
(b) adonis
(c) pedant
(d) clairvoyant

Q7. A general pardon granted by the government to political offenders
(a) amnesty
(b) alimony
(c) armistice
(d) diplomacy

Q8. The process of thought
(a) machination
(b) insinuation
(c) cerebration
(d) commiseration

Q9. The list of headings of the business to be transacted at a meeting
(a) schedule
(b) agenda
(c) proceedings
(d) excerpts

Q10. The policy of extending a country’s empire and influence
(a) imperialism
(b) capitalism
(c) internationalism
(d) communism




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