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Verbal Ability

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

1)

  1. It is difficult
  2. for anyone
  3. to ran on a slippery surface
  4. no error

Answer: C

Explanation:

'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.

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2) Antonyms

1) Choose one of the following options that means the opposite of the given word; Copious:

  1. Reverse
  2. Scarce
  3. Abundant
  4. Short

Answer: B

Explanation:

Copious means abundance or plentiful, so its antonym is scarce.

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3) Synonyms

1) Brief

  1. Partial
  2. Short
  3. Limited
  4. Little

Answer: B

Explanation:

Brief means short, concise, etc.

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4) Spellings

1)

  1. Betterment
  2. Efficiant
  3. Employd
  4. Trainad

Answer: A

Explanation: Betterment

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5) Selecting Words

1) She lived ____ the expectations.

  1. as per
  2. up to
  3. on
  4. at

Answer: B

Explanation: up to

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6) Spotting Errors

1)   1.not     2.Maria     3.run     4.did     5.away

  1. 24153
  2. 24135
  3. 21354
  4. 41235

Answer: B

Explanation: Maria did not run away

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7) Ordering of Words

1) A month after colleges opened......

A. 35% seats reserved under OBC
B. in private colleges
C. for the next academic year
D. remain vacant

  1. CBDA
  2. CADB
  3. ADBC
  4. BADC

Answer: B

Explanation:

A month after colleges opened for the next academic year 35% seats reserved under OBC remain vacant in private colleges.

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8) Sentence Correction

1) He was very tired as he is working since 6 O' clock in the morning.

  1. he was working
  2. he had been working
  3. he has been working
  4. he will be working

Answer: C

Explanation:

He was very tired as he has been working since 6 O' clock in the morning.

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