National/State Common Entrance Examination Practice Tests – Verbal Aptitude Set 6

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SECTION I

The question below consists of five words lettered A — E. Four of them have at least something in common, while one is odd. Pick out the one that does not belong to the group.

A. Bleat    B. Bray    C. Buzz    D. Neigh    E. Swarm

A. Appetiser    B. Breakfast    C. Brunch    D. Lunch    E. Supper

A. Calf    B. Cub    C. Goat    D. Kitten    E. Pullet

A. Flute    B. Keyboard    C. Laptop    D. Piano    E. Violin

A. crayfish     B. Fish     C. Lobster      D. Shrimp     E. Termite



SECTION II

In the question below, there is a pair of words followed by another pair which is not complete. Study the first pair carefully and choose from the options lettered A — E, the one that best completes the second pair.

Car and driver, bicycle and _______

A. biker.     B. cycler.     C. pusher.     D. rider.     E. sailor.

Elephant and trumpet, fox and _______

A. bark.    B. crow.    C. cry.    D. howl.     E. squeal.

Uncle and aunt, nephew and _______

A. brother.    B. cousin.    C. father.      D. niece.     E. sister.

Lion and lioness, gander and _______

A. chicken.     B. cock     C. cockerel.      D. drake.     E. goose.

Sprint and race, dribble and _________

A. bounce.    B. football.     C. squash.    D. swim.    E. throw.



SECTION III

There are three sentences in the question below. Read them carefully and choose which should come first, second and then third.

1. They got to the village late.
2. Mr and Mrs Ado embarked on a journey to the village.
3. Their vehicle developed a fault.

A. 1,2,3     B. 1,3,2     C. 2,1,3      D. 2,3,1     E. 3,2,1

1. Mary’s body temperature was high.
2. Her mother took her to the hospital.
3. The doctor prescribed drugs for her.

A. 1,2,3      B. 1,3,2     C. 2,1,3      D. 3,1,2      E. 3,2,1

1. They were caught by the police.
2. The boys sneaked out of school.
3. They were brought back to school.

A. 1,2,3       B. 3,2,1       C. 2,1,3       D. 3,1,2      E. 1,3,2

1. My daddy promised to get me one.
2. I needed a new phone.
3. He bought it last week.

A. 1,2,3      B. 1,3,2     C. 2,1,3     D. 2,3,1     E. 3,2,1

1. He ate and went to bed immediately.
2. Martins came home hungry.
3. His mother gave him food.

A. 1,2,3     B. 1,3,2      C. 2,1,3     D. 2,3,1      E. 3,2,1



SECTION IV

Arrange the following words in alphabetical order.

1. Round
2. Rift
3. Ridge
4. React
5. Reach

A. 2, 3, 4, 5, 1     
B. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5     
C. 3, 1, 2, 5, 4     
D. 1, 4, 5, 3, 2   
E. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

1. Norm
2. Normal
3. North
4. Nose
5. Note

A. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5     
B. 2, 3, 1, 4, 5     
C. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1   
D. 3, 4, 3, 2, 1   
E. 4, 5, 1, 3, 2

1. Nobble
2. Naked
3. Needle
4. Naive
5. Night

A. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5     
B. 2, 3, 4, 1, 5     
C. 5, 2, 3, 1, 4     
D. 4, 2, 3, 5, 1     
E. 1, 5, 4, 3, 2

1. Sorry
2. Speak
3. Snake
4. Simple
5. Sick

A. 5, 4, 3, 1, 2     
B. 2, 1, 5, 4, 3     
C. 1, 5, 3, 2, 4     
D. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5     
E. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

1. Profit
2. Plenty
3. Plot
4. Policy
5. Police

A. 2, 3, 5, 4, 1   
B. 5, 4, 1, 2, 3     
C. 4, 5, 2, 1, 3     
D. 1, 2, 3, 5, 4     
E. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5



SECTION V

The words below are written in codes. Study each word and its code carefully and work out how the code is written.

TEACH is coded ACEHT
WALKS is coded LKASW
TABLE is coded BLAET

Question:

MEDIA is coded             

A. DAJEM     
B. DEIAM     
C. DEIMA     
D. DJEAM     
E. DIEMA

FORCE is coded

A. RCOFE     
B. ROCEF     
C. ROECF       
D. RCOEF       
E. RCFOE

PARTY is coded

A. PTARY     
B. RTAYP     
C. RTPYA     
D. TARYP     
E. YTRAP

BREAD is coded

A. AERDB     
B. BDREA       
C. DEARB       
D. EARDB       
E. RDEAB

BATHE is coded

A. AEBTH     
B. BAETH     
C. BEAHT     
D. HEABT     
E. THAEB



SECTION VI

The questions consists of five words lettered A — E. One of the words describes what the other four are. Select the answer that corresponds to the word that best describes the other four words.

A. Chop      B. Cut       C. Grate       D. Peel       E. Slice

A. Lake      B. Ocean      C. Rivet      D. Stream      E. Water

A. Lettuce      B. Mushroom      C. Okra      D. Onion      E. Vegetable

A. Cone      B. Oval      C. Pentagon       D. Shape       E. Sphere

A. Bake      B. Boil      C. Cook      D. Fry      E. Grill



SECTION VII

The word TAKE is coded 3214. How will the word KATE be coded’?

A. 1,2,3,4        B. 1,3,2,4       C. 3,1,2,4      D. 4,3,2,1      E. 3,4,1,2

The word ROBE is coded 2345. How will the word BORE he coded?

A. 2,5,3,4       B. 5,3,2,4      C. 4,3,2,5      D. 3,4,5,2      E. 4,5,2,3

The word SITE is coded 5632. How will the word TIES be coded?

A. 3,6,5,2       B. 5,2,6,3      C. 2,6,5,3      D. 6,2,3,5      E. 3,6,2,5

The word PAM is coded 578. How will the word MAP be coded?

A. 8,7,5      B. 8,5,7      C. 5,7,8      D. 7,4,8       E. 7,5,8

The word ROSE is coded 4752. How will the word SORE be coded?

A. 5,7,4,2      B. 7,2,5,4       C. 5,7,2,4      D. 4,2,7,5      E. 2,4,5,7



SECTION VIII
You are given a sentence. Read it carefully and decide the extent to which it is true.

All birds fly.

A, if it is ALWAYS TRUE;
B, if it is OFTEN TRUE;
C, if it is RARELY TRUE;
D, if it is UNDECIDED how true it is;
E, if it is NEVER TRUE

Whales live in water.

A, if it is ALWAYS TRUE;
B, if it is OFTEN TRUE;
C, if it is RARELY TRUE;
D, if it is UNDECIDED how true it is;
E, if it is NEVER TRUE

Urban dwellers are more intelligent than rural dwellers.

A, if it is ALWAYS TRUE;
B, if it is OFTEN TRUE;
C, if it is RARELY TRUE;
D, if it is UNDECIDED how true it is;
E, if it is NEVER TRUE

All teachers were once taught.

A, if it is ALWAYS TRUE;
B, if it is OFTEN TRUE;
C, if it is RARELY TRUE;
D, if it is UNDECIDED how true it is;
E, if it is NEVER TRUE

All mammals lay eggs.

A, if it is ALWAYS TRUE;
B, if it is OFTEN TRUE;
C, if it is RARELY TRUE;
D, if it is UNDECIDED how true it is;
E, if it is NEVER TRUE

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