WBCS 2014 Question Paper 

1.Select the correct meaning of the underlined idiom from the alternatives provided.

I gave him a piece of my mind.
 A. Expressed love
 B. Fell in love
 C. Expressed anguish
 D. Trusted him
 
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2.Select the correct meaning of the underlined idiom from the alternatives provided.

He has the gift of the gab.
 A. A talent for speaking
 B. A good voice
 C. A logical bent of mind
 D. Talking nonsense
 
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3.Choose the correct meaning of the word from the alternatives given below.

Tour de force.
 A. Masterpiece
 B. Grand Tour
 C. Long Tour
 D. Art and Culture
 
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4.Choose the correct meaning of the word from the alternatives given below.

Insipid
 A. Foolish
 B. Exciting
 C. Dull
 D. Sensible
 
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5.Fill in the blank with correct phrasal verb from the options provided below:

They decided to ___________ his number in the yellow pages.
 A. look into
 B. look at
 C. look up
 D. look onto
 
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6.Select the correct meaning of the underlined idiom from the alternatives provided:

She is a little under the weather today.
 A. Feeling unwell
 B. In sync with the weather
 C. Feeling excited
 D. Feeling sad
 
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7.Choose the word opposite meaning to the underlined below:His point was lost amid the cacophony.
 A. Music
 B. Discordance
 C. Silence
 D. Crowd
 
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8.Choose the word opposite in meaning to the underlined below:The possibility of failure was imminent.
 A. Remote
 B. Inherent
 C. Immediate
 D. Perenial
 
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9.Select the correct synonym of the following word from the alternatives provided.Inadvertent
 A. Adversity
 B. Intentional
 C. Unintentional
 D. Advanced
 
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10.Fill in the blank:He would always ________ the police.
 A. elude
 B. illude
 C. allude
 D. delude
 
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