AMCAT - Verbal Ability and English Set 3

AMCAT English Topic Wise Questions

Number of Questions: 25 || Module Duration: 25 min

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Paper 3


Amcat-Q1:   Appeal: Refusal :: ? 
Op 1: Obesity: Over-eating
Op 2: Deny : Affirmation
Op 3: Try : Failure
Op 4: Struggle : Victory
Op 5: Examination : Passing

Answer : Op  3

Amcat-Q2:  Umbrella is to Rain what Goggles are to …… 
Op 1: Light
Op 2: Glare
Op 3: Beam
Op 4: Sun

Answer : Op 2


Amcat-Q3:  Humanitarian is to Altruism what Host is to …… 
Op 1: Hostage
Op 2: Hospitality
Op 3: Service
Op 4: Welcome

Answer : Op 2

Amcat-Q4:  Surplus is related to Sufficient as …… is related to Need. 
Op 1: Gathering
Op 2: Demand
Op 3: Excess
Op 4: Storage

Answer : Op 3

Amcat-Q5:  Sheaf is related to Corn as …… is related to Books. 
Op 1: Library
Op 2: Pile
Op 3: Anthology
Op 4: Shop

Answer : Op  2

Amcat-Q6:  Income Tax : Direct :: ? 
Op 1: Import : Custom Duty
Op 2: Sale Tax : Indirect
Op 3: Export : Subsidy
Op 4: Wealth Tax : Wealth

Answer : Op 2

Amcat-Q7: 

(Screenshot taken while taking AMCAT test)


Amcat-Q8:  Polygon : Perimeter :: ? 
Op 1: Triangle : Angles
Op 2: Circle : Circumference
Op 3: Semi-circle : Arc
Op 4: Square : Area

Answer : Op 2

Amcat-Q9:   Confute : Rebut :: Repellent : ?
Op 1: Pusher
Op 2: Attractive
Op 3: Repugnant
Op 4: Spray

Answer : Op 3

Amcat-Q10: 


(Screenshot taken while taking AMCAT test)

Amcat-Q11:  Abduct : Kidnap :: ? 
Op 1: Pilfer : Steal
Op 2: Derail : Further
Op 3: Jump: Enjoy
Op 4: Clarify : Cuneal

Answer : Op 1

Amcat-Q12:  Monolith : Rock :: ? 
Op 1: Continent : Ocean
Op 2: Tor : Lea
Op 3: Grain : Sand
Op 4: Cataract : Waterfall

Answer : Op 4

Amcat-Q13:  Electrical Engineers : Grid :: Cosmologists : ? 
Op 1: Group
Op 2: Faculty
Op 3: Galaxy
Op 4: Syndicate

Answer : Op 3

Amcat-Q14:  Abjure : Adopt :: Forfeit : ? 
Op 1: Squander
Op 2: Lavish
Op 3: Redeem
Op 4: Deposit

Answer : Op 3

Amcat-Q15:.  Dividend: Shares :: ? : Debenture
Op 1: Bonus
Op 2: Gift Voucher
Op 3: Profit
Op 4: Interest

Answer : Op 4


Amcat-Q16:  Pascal: Programming::Oracle: ?
Op 1: Internet
Op 2: Greek
Op 3: Java
Op 4: Teletext

Answer : Op 4
Amcat-Q17:  Films are becoming a medium of cultural contacts,good relations and______among different countries.
a)wars
b)love
c)harmony
d)conformity

Answer : c

Amcat-Q18: Select the word which is OPPOSITE in the meaning of the given word: INDISCREET
a) Reliable
b) Honest
c) Prudent
d) Stupid

Answer : c


Amcat-Q19: Select the word or phrase that is similar in meaning to the given word :  SOLICITUDE
a. insouciance
b. ingenuity
c. propriety
d. austerity

Amcat-Q20: Select the word or phrase that is similar in meaning to the given word : Conceal
a. Hide
b. Seal
c. Ceiling
d. Horrifying

Answer : a

Amcat-Q21: Fill in the blank : Guilt is to Past as Hope is to ......
a. Present
b. Future
c. Today
d. Despair
e. Hopeless

Answer : b

Passage
The unique Iron Age Experimental Centre at Lejre, about 40 km west of Copenhagen, serves as a museum, a classroom and a place to get away from it all. How did people live during the Iron Age? How did they support themselves? What did they eat and how did they cultivate the land? These and a myriad of other questions prodded the pioneers of the Lejre experiment.

Living in the open and working 10 hours a day, volunteers from all over Scandinavia led by 30 experts, built the first village in the ancient encampment in a matter of months. The house walls were of clay, the roofs of hay - all based on original designs. Then came the second stage - getting back to the basics of living. Families were invited to stay in the 'prehistoric village' for a week or two at a time and rough it Iron Age-style.

Initially, this experiment proved none too easy for modern Danes accustomed to central heating, but it convinced the centre that there was something to the Lejre project. Little by little, the modern Iron Agers learnt that their huts were, after all, habitable. The problems were numerous - smoke belching out from the rough-and-ready fireplaces into the rooms and so on. These problems, however, have led to some discoveries: domed smoke ovens made of clay, for example, give out more heat and consume less fuel than an open fire, and when correctly stoked, they are practically smokeless.

By contacting other museums, the Lejre team has been able to reconstruct ancient weaving looms and pottery kilns. Iron Age dyeing techniques, using local natural vegetation, have also been revived, as have ancient baking and cooking methods.

Select the correct answer option based on the passage.

Amcat-Q22:  What is the main purpose of building the Iron Age experimental center?
a) Prehistoric village where people can stay for a week or two to get away from modern living
b) Replicate the Iron Age to get a better understanding of the time and people of that era
c) To discover the differences between a doomed smoke oven and an open fire to identify the more efficient of the two
d) Revive activities of ancient women such as weaving, pottery, dyeing, cooking and baking

Answer : b

 Amcat-Q23:  What is the meaning of the sentence "Initially, this experiment proved none too easy for modern Danes accustomed to central heating, but it convinced the centre that there was something to the Lejre project."?
a) Even though staying in the huts wasn't easy for the modern people, the centre saw merit in the simple living within huts compared to expensive apartments
b) Staying in the huts was quite easy for the modern people and the centre also saw merit in the simple living within huts compared to expensive apartments
c) The way of living of the Iron Age proved difficult for the people of the modern age who are used to living in luxury
d) The way of living of the Iron Age proved very easy for the people of the modern age since it was hot inside the huts, and they were anyway used to heated rooms

Answer : c

Amcat-Q24:  What can be the title of the passage?
a) Modern techniques find their way into pre-historic villages
b) Co-existence of ancient and modern times
c) Glad to be living in the 21st Century
d) Turning back time

Answer : d

Amcat-Q25: From the passage what can be inferred to be the centre's initial outlook towards the Lejre project?
a) It initiated the project
b) It eagerly supported it
c) It felt the project was very unique
d) It was apprehensive about it

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