Entrance Exam Questions of Class 11 (ENGLISH Page 1)

Friday, June 17, 2011

These Probable Question asked in the Entrance Examination Held in renowned colleges(St. Xaviers, Budhanilkantha, SOS,..etc) in Nepal.
Question
Option1
Option2
Option3
Option4
Answers
1.      West of Newport -----, one of the many mansions surrounded by acres of gardens
where the Aston stately home stands
the stately home stands of Aston
the stately home of Aston stands
stands the stately Aston home
4
2.      Putrefaction ----- by bacteria and not by a chemical process.
to be caused
causing
caused
is caused
4
3.      In the Sonora desert, the daytime temperatures ----- to 50 degrees Celsius.
rise
rising
to rise
risen
1
4.      ----- publicly executed in 1536 for making what his enemies considered a false translation of the Bible, William Tyndale wrote a version which became the foundation of subsequent English versions
As if
After
When
Although
4
5.      ---- capable of walking upright, apelike Australopithecus did so only for short
As if
Through
Until
Because
2
6.      ----- erupting in May 1980, Mount Saint Helens continued erupting intermittently throughout the following year.
After
Such as
Since
As if
1
7.      ----- having seized their prey with their mouths, pythons swiftly coil themselves around it and suffocate it.
Until
Because
Since
After
4
8.      ----- running, grizzly bears are capable of attaining speeds of 35 miles and hour.
So that
When
Through
So
3
9.      -----, their small size and the thin soil make them easy prey to a hiker’s heel.
When alpine flower can resist wind, cold
When alpine flower can resist wind, cold
While alpine flowers can resist wind, cold
Alpine flowers resisting wind, cold,
3
10.  ----- making a person ill enough to warrant hospitalization, position ivy does not kill.
As soon as
Since
While
So that
3
11.  ----- declaring the area useless, Daniel Webster could not have foretold how irrigation would make California’s Imperial Valley bloom
Because
When
Though
So that
2
12.  ----- plowing the field, the farmer uncovered a dinosaur jawbone
As though
While
Since
Until
2
13.  ----- pandas eat bamboos almost exclusively, they are also carnivorous
Not only
Until
As soon as
Although
4
14.  Although ----- a country illegally is risky, the alien who finds work may believe the risk worthwhile.
when entering
he enters
entering
having entered
3
15.  --- sighting an approaching car, some drivers tend to speed up.
When slowing down instead of
Instead when slowing down at
When instead of slowing down
Instead of slowing down when
4
16.  -----, the travelers, found that their flight had been canceled because of the severe snowstorm.
That they arrived at the airport
As soon as arriving at the airport
At the airport
They arrived at the airport
2
17.  The Andean condor glides on a air currents and doesn’t flap its wings ----- it must do so to reach updrafts.
because
until
that
as if
1
18.  ----- to England remain strong, the Channel Islanders are exempt from most British taxes.
Although their ties
Although tied
Before their ties
Tied
2
19.  When competing in a demolition derby, ----- until their cars are demolished
that drivers continue
drivers must continue
drivers continuing
although drivers must continue
2
20.  ----- governments point with pride to increasing mechanization in agriculture human and animal power still produces a significant portion of the world’s food
Since
Because
So that
While
4
21.  -----, tobacco farmers had not yet felt its effect.
Though a campaign against smoking
That there was a campaign against smoking
That there was a campaign against smoking
There was a campaign against smoking
3
22.  There were few settlements along the North Carolina coast ----- many problems for seafarers
because the offshore barrier posed
before posing the offshore barrier
while posing the offshore barrier
that the offshore barrier had posed
1
23.  ----- since the death of her father
The ancestral home of my mother abandoned
My mother’s ancestral home standing abandoned
My mother’s ancestral home has stood abandoned
None
3
24.  Drew was a ----- boss, one who gave generous holiday bonuses and often overlooked minor lapses in judgment.
miserly
supercilious
disingenuous
gregarious
4
25.  ---- the owner and buyer finally agreed on a price for the house
They had been bargaining for several weeks
After bargaining for several weeks
After several weeks they began bargaining
As if bargaining for several weeks
2
26.  ----- of the tranquilizer, the scientist put a tag on its ear and recorded details about the animal
While under the effect the deer
While being under the effect the deer
While the deer was under the effect
While the deer under the effect
3
27.  ----- the finish line first, the runner gave up
Having failed to reach
Having failed reaching
He failed to reach
That he failed reaching
1
28.  Meriwether Lewis and William Clark made their epic journey across North America in the years from 1804 --- 1806
to
between
over
for
1
29.  Clay incense burners ----- effigy lids were excavated near Becan.
out
from
with
before
3
30.  The black bear suddenly appeared from ----- the tent
behind
out
with
after
1
31.  Wilbur Wright flew his airplane ----- France in 1909
on
upon
until
over
4
32.  Mount Rainier towers nearly three miles ----- sea level
up
at
along
above
4
33.  The winter snow was -----16 feet deep in places
across from
up to
out from
out of
2
34.  While ----- a visit to Georgia, Eli Whitney learned of the need for a machine that could clean cotton
of
on
above
for
2
35.  As densely populated as the city is, there are surprisingly few people seen ----- the streets.
to
at
of
on
4
36.  The treasures came from a second, ----- room
the smallest
as small as
much smaller
more small
3
37.  Bryce Canyon is 56 square miles of badlands, towering, pinnacles, and -----
It has eroded forms that the grotesque.
Forming grotesque erosion
There are grotesque forms of erosion
Grotesque eroded forms
4
38.  The Searight collection ----- of the Middle East by European artists covers the past two centuries.
of some 6,000 drawings and paintings
About 6,000 drawings and paintings
Some 6,000 drawings and paintings big
About 6,000 drawings and paintings in all
1
39.  The shrinking range poses ----- to Africa’s elephants
a graver threat that is long term
the gravest long-term threat
long term the gravest threat
a long-term threat graver
4
40.  ----- in astronomy, the discovery of Uranus was by accident
It was like my finds
Like many finds.
Alike many finds
Many alike finds.
2
41.  The stories show how ----- humans have been trying to live in harmony with nature.
during the earliest times
that the earliest times
from the earliest times
because earliest times
3
42.  -----, Mozart has already written his first composition
his age was six
by the age of six
he was six
six years old.
2
43.  Julius Caesar did not conquer Britain but instead stayed a few weeks, took some hostages, and -----
Before returning to Boulogne
He returned to Boulogne.
Then to Boulogne.
Returned to Boulogne.
4
44.  Today shire horses as seen more and more in their traditional role ----- work horses.
alike
as
like
as if
2
45.  ----- was debated, the more people became involved
The longer the issue
The longer issue
The long issue
The longest issue
1
46.  The Viking Ship Museum houses ----- ever recovered.
three finest funeral ships
the finest three funeral ships
the three finest funeral ships
the three funeral finest ships
2
47.  -----, black bears climb trees
Unlike grizzly bears are
Grizzly bears are unlike
Grizzly unlike bears
Unlike grizzly bears.
4
48.  The exquisite antique bottle was carved ----- marble
from
by
about at
at
2
49.  A fist-sized tarantula was crawling ----- of his hand.
by the yard
Between a yard
about at
at
4
50.  Deep in the Rio Bec area of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula -----.
does a 1,250-year-old pyramid lie
a1,250-year-old pyramid lie
lies a 1,250-year-old pyramid
lies a 1,250-year-old pyramid
3
51.  The Pacific Crest Trail is America’s -----.
longest footpath
the long footpath
the longest footpath
footpath the longest one
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