NTA NET English General Ability Higher Questions and Answers Part 1

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PART – A

Q.1 The engineer ROUGHED OUT his ideas on a piece of paper while he talked.

(a) Shaped roughly

(b) Rejected

(c) Drew a quick plan

(d) Described inaccurately

Q.2 He fell into an ABYSS of despair.

(a) Well

(b) Deep pit

(c) Sea

(d) Hollow

Q.3 He had the AUDACITY to interrupt the Governor of the State while the latter was addressing a gathering of academicians.

(a) Courage

(b) Authority

(c) Foolishness

(d) Arrogance

Q.4 After weeks of FRENETIC activity, the ground was ready for the big match.

(a) Strenuous

(b) Hurried

(c) Excited

(d) Hectic

Q.5 The students took COPIOUS notes during the lecture delivered by the visiting professor.

(a) Extensive

(b) Exhaustive

(c) Bounteous

(d) Abounding

Q.6 Very few people are IMPERVIOUS to criticism.

(a) Impenetrable

(b) Unaffected

(c) Unstoppable

(d) Unmindful

Q.7 The policemen kept on questioning the criminal but failed to ELICIT the truth.

(a) Evoke

(b) Wrest

(c) Obtain

(d) Extort

Q.8 Teaching in universities is now considered a LUCRATIVE job.

(a) Risky

(b) Profitable

(c) Honourable

(d) Undignified

Q.9 He is a man of EXI’RAVAGANT habits.

(a)Sensible

(b) Careful

(c) Economical

(d) Balanced

Q.10 They employ only DILIGENT workers.

(a) Unskilled

(b) Lazy

(c) Careless

(d) Idle

Q.11 His success in the preliminary exam - inaction made him COMPLACENT.

(a) Discontented

(b) Self-satisfied

(c) Curious

(d) Militant

Q.12 In this competition, he has become the VICTOR.

(a) Bea ten

(b) Frustrated

(c) Disappointed

(d) Vanquished

Q.13 His behaviour at social gatherings is LAUDABLE.

(a) Condemnable

(b) Impolite

(c) Unpleasant

(d) Repulsive

Q.14 The characters in this story are not all FICTITIOUS.

(a) Common

(b) Factual

(c) Real

(d) Genuine

Q.15 The RELUCTANCE of the officer was obvious.

(a) Eagerness

(b) Hesitation

(c) Enjoyment

(d) Unwillingness

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