English Questions for Delhi Police Head Constable: 20th April 2020

Delhi Police Head Constable English Questions
Q1.Out of the given alternatives choose the word which best expresses the meaning of  word- CONTAGIOUS
(a) communicable
(b) wholesome
(c) Continuous
(d) painful
Ans- (a)Communicable
Explanation: contagious means something that is capable of quick transmission from one person to the other. We often see in the news that coronavirus is a highly contagious disease.

Q2. Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the following sentence
…… the indian art heritage is the need of the hour.
(a) Safegaurding
(b) celebrating
(c) documenting
(d) appreciating
Ans-(a) safeguarding
Ex: the phrase ‘need of the hour’ refers to an urgency in doing something. Hence, safeguarding is the most appropriate word.
Q3.  Select the antonym of the given word.
DOCILE
(a) meek
(b) obedient
(c) stubborn
(d) tractable
Ans- (c) stubborn
Ex: docile means a person who is willing to be taught, supervised or directed. It also means someone can be easily managed or handled. Hence stubborn is the exact opposite whereas the other three are synonyms.
Q4. Select the wrongly spelt word.
(a) seperate
(b) rendezvous
(c)collaborate
(d)entice
Ans-(a) separate
Explanation: the correct spelling is ‘separate’. The other three are spelled correctly.
Q5.  Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
Air quality is poor in the four mega cities of the country but the air pollution is  more serious problem in delhi compared to the other three.
(a) a lot more
(b) a much more
(c) critically more
(d) No improvement.
Ans- (b)much more
Ex- the sentence involves the comparision of  delhi with the other 3 mega cities, hence, ‘a much more’ is the correct improvement. Also note that the article ‘a’ is also missing in the phrase. 

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