Verbal ability is an important section of most of the competitive exams. It contains different types of questions which are intended to judge abilities in word power, sentence correction, spotting-errors-2 and verbal reasoning.
So, to score good marks in verbal ability, the candidates need to have a good vocabulary and a strong command of English like in-depth knowledge of grammar, adjectives, tenses, articles and more.Let us see, understand and practice the most important verbal ability topics or chapters with most frequently asked verbal ability solved questions.
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1) Spotting Errors
'Ran' should be replaced with 'run', as 'to' is followed by the first form of a verb, e.g., it is difficult for anyone to run on a slippery surface.
1) Choose one of the following options that means the opposite of the given word; Copious:
Copious means abundance or plentiful, so its antonym is scarce.
Brief means short, concise, etc.
5) Selecting Words
1) She lived ____ the expectations.
Explanation: up to
6) Spotting Errors
1) 1.not 2.Maria 3.run 4.did 5.away
Explanation: Maria did not run away
7) Ordering of Words
1) A month after colleges opened......
A. 35% seats reserved under OBC
A month after colleges opened for the next academic year 35% seats reserved under OBC remain vacant in private colleges.
8) Sentence Correction
1) He was very tired as he is working since 6 O' clock in the morning.
He was very tired as he has been working since 6 O' clock in the morning.