WBCS 2016 Question Paper 

1.Use suitable auxiliary verb to fill in the blank space : She ____ sit for hours listening to the wireless.
 A. Will
 B. Would
 C. Can
 D. Could
 
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2.Fill in the blank with an infinitive: ________ is worth ambition.
 A. To borrow
 B. To reign
 C. To repent
 D. To cry
 
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3.Fill in the blanks with relative pronoun:He is here, _____ is fortunate.
 A. Who
 B. Whose
 C. Which
 D. That
 
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4.Edmund Burke had a wonderful gift of the gap.Gift of the gap means:
 A. Intelligence
 B. Humanity
 C. Eloquence
 D. Goodness
 
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5.Fill in the blanks with an appropriate participle.Weather _____ , there will be a garden party at Government House tomorrow.
 A. Allowing
 B. Permitting
 C. Happening
 D. Favourable
 
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6.Fill in the blanks with a suitable word:This is the ____ Post Office to my house.
 A. farthest
 B. next
 C. nearest
 D. closest
 
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7.Fill in the blank with a suitable word:I can’t walk any______
 A. farther
 B. further
 C. distance
 D. far
 
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8.Select the correct meaning of the idiom underlined below:There’s no love lost between them.
 A. avoid
 B. not on good terms
 C. challenge
 D. quarrel
 
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9.Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word underlined below:The appearance of the stranger was forbidding.
 A. warm
 B. kind
 C. friendly
 D. amiable
 
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10.Select the correct meaning of the idiom underlined below:The belief in witchcraft is losing ground.
 A. becoming less acceptable
 B. becoming popular
 C. becoming powerful
 D. losing principle
 
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