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ENG101 Final Term Solved Paper

FINALTERM  EXAMINATION
ENG101- English Comprehension (Session - 1)
Ref No: 1381231
Time: 90 min
Marks: 55
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  09 Aug 2010

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Question No: 1    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose a suitable option to fill in the blank.
"The judge released him on his own _________."



       ► recognizance
       ► reconnaissance
       ► connoisseur
       ► cognition
   
Question No: 2    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose a suitable option to fill in the blank.
The jury ___________ the mayor of all wrongdoing.



       ► exonerated
       ► expatriated
       ► augmented
       ► subjugated
   
Question No: 3    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Complete the sentence by choosing the best option.
They can watch _____ the detective series _____ the foreign movie.






        neither…and
       either ...or

        both…or
        either…then
   
Question No: 4    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Which one of these means 'a vehicle for carrying a coffin’?



 

       ► Hernia
       ► Hearse
       ► Heron
       ► Hearsay
   
Question No: 5    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 What is true of the following example?
"Many people probably think that politeness is simply a social lubricant."
 
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       ► It contains a noun clause.
       ► It contains an adverbial clause.
       ► It contains an adjectival clause
       ► It contains a prepositional phrase.
   
Question No: 6    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.

He wanted to join the navy _____ his parents did not allow him to.






       ► if
       ► but
       ► neither
       ► either
   
Question No: 7    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.
The people screamed _____ ran in different directions when the lorry crashed into the roadside stall.





        and
       neither
        if
       but
   
Question No: 8    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.
She employs a maid to do _____ the cooking _____ washing for her family.





       neither…nor
       both…and
       either…and
       both…then
   
Question No: 9    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Identify the correct sentence with properly placed commas.






         Two students obviously pranksters replaced the chalk, in the classrooms, with sticks of white chocolate.
         Two students, obviously pranksters, replaced the chalk in the classrooms with sticks of white chocolate.
         Two students obviously pranksters, replaced the chalk in the classrooms, with sticks of white chocolate.
       ► Two students obviously pranksters replaced the chalk in the classrooms with sticks of white chocolate.
   
Question No: 10    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate verb given below.

__________ in his grand operas, Rinsky-Korsakov six times dealt with fantastic and but twice with real or historical subjects.






       ► Observing that when
       ► It will be observed that
       ► When will it be observed
       ► Which of that will observe
   
Question No: 11    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Which one is true of the following example?

"Guinevere and Lancelot, who can be considered archetypal betrayers."



       ► It is a comma splice.
       ► It is a sentence fragment.
         It contains an adverbial clause.
       ► It contains a noun clause.
   
Question No: 12    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate phrasal verb.

An eagle, if pressed for food, might ......... a small baby that had been left in the open unprotected, but such an opportunity must occur very rarely.


         carry out
         carry on with
       ► carry off
       ► carry through
   
Question No: 13    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate phrasal verb.

The Scottish Parliament has appointed Mr. Maley to ......... an assessment of the current cost estimate and likely completion date of a new information technology project.






       ► carry off
       ► carry out
       ► carry on
       ► carry over
   
Question No: 14    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate verb given below.

I ......... complete silence now while I try this experiment.






       ► have wanted
       ► did want
       ► am wanting
       ► want
   
Question No: 15    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill the gap by choosing the best answer.

European cuisine always ......... a sense of nostalgia and romance, like running into an old flame.






       ► evolves
       ► evinces
       ► evokes
       ► evicts
   
Question No: 16    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill the gap by choosing the best answer.

One of the most beautiful things about Jakarta is its ......... wealth from both within the archipelago and around the world.






       ► coronary
       ► culinary
       ► cautionary
       ► cursory
   
Question No: 17    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Read the statement carefully and choose ‘inference’ from the given options.

If you go to a Mexican restaurant, you can infer that:
  




       ► They will not serve tea.
       ► They will have hot dogs on the menu.
       ► They have specialized in Mexican food.
       ► They will have the best food in the town.
   
Question No: 18    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Identify the grammatical error in the following sentence.

"In 2005, superstar, 50 Cent, was placed on the Forbes Celebrity Top 100 list."
 

       ► Comma splice
       ► Misplaced modifier
       ► Dangling modifier
       ► Punctuation error
   
Question No: 19    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate word given below.

"The politicians in office today need to start looking for a solution to our Social Security program running out of funds instead of passing the buck to the next people in line," George said to Luke. "You ......... it! I am sick of hearing about problems in this country and never hearing about any solutions.

           
           

       ► thought
       ► meant
       ► post
       ► said
   
Question No: 20    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Label the statement given below by choosing the most appropriate tone from the options.

Pakistan will win the World Cup.
       ► sympathetic
       ► humorous
       ► sentimental
       ► optimistic
   
Question No: 21    ( Marks: 2 )
 The sentence below contains a comma splice. Select the answer that corrects the comma splice without creating any new errors.        

Jarod has an interview with a television company, I might become his assistant.

 a.) Jarod has an interview with a television company, I might become his assistant.
 b.) After Jarod has an interview with a television company, he might hire me as his assistant.




   
Question No: 22    ( Marks: 2 )
 Select the option which best describes the sentence.   
Right after the Christmas holidays and during those three weeks before class begins in January.
A. There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence.
B. Fragment: put a comma after January and finish the sentence.
C. Run-on: put a comma after holidays.

   
Question No: 23    ( Marks: 2 )
 Discuss your understanding of  the term ‘Tense’ used in grammar.    


   
Question No: 24    ( Marks: 3 )
 Turn each fragment into complete sentence by using the methods you have learned.      

1.  the new idea created a buzz of excitement
2.  for example, the public's interest in reality television
3.  does that tree ever grow pinecones
   
Question No: 25    ( Marks: 3 )
 Use semicolons or commas to revise each comma splice or fused sentence into a correct compound sentence.        
  1. The group released a new CD today; however it will not be available for a month.

The group released a new CD today; however it will not be available for a month.

  1. Two members of the Johnson family came to the picnic but neither of them stayed for the speeches.
Two members of the Johnson family came to the picnic, but neither of them stayed for the speeches.

 3.  Everyone has an accent but some accents are more recognizable than others.
  Everyone has an accent, but some accents are more recognizable than others.
   
Question No: 26    ( Marks: 3 )
 Identify the sentences that are sentence fragments. 

1. Many of his customers coming back three or four times over the summer.
2. His business been so busy that he has very little time for anything else.
3. By the time that everyone had quieted down, my favorite television show was over.

   
Question No: 27    ( Marks: 5 )
 Read the passage thoroughly and identify the main idea.
Australia has many strange beasts, one of the oddest of which is the koala. Perfectly adapted to one specific tree, the eucalyptus, this living teddy bear does not need anything else, not even a drink! The moisture in the leaves is just right for the koala, making it the only land animal that doesn't need water to supplement its food.




   
Question No: 28    ( Marks: 5 )
 Express your views on the given topic in paragraph form. It should comprise of 100-130 words.
"Giving is better than receiving." Comment.

   
Question No: 29    ( Marks: 5 )
 Use the past continuous tense or simple past tense as appropriate.

1. My brother and sister ----were------ playing tennis at 11am yesterday.
2. ------Were----- you still working at 7pm last night?
3. At 8.30am today I ---was-------- driving to work.
4. We ---------were---- sleeping at 11pm.
5. Why ---is--------- he having lunch at 4pm?
6. I met John in town yesterday. He was shopping (shop).
7. Mary was waiting (wait) for me when I arrived.
8.  ----Was he having-------(have) a shower when I called?
9. I did not know (not/know) what to say when he asked that.
10. The telephone rang when we were watching(watch) TV.

   
Question No: 30    ( Marks: 5 )
 Join the sentences/sentence fragments given below using cause and effect conjunctions.

1-     They received a high mark on their exam.
      They had studied hard.


2-     You have the time.
      Why don't you come for dinner?

3- The test is difficult.
    You had better get some sleep.

4-     He works a lot of overtime.
      His rent is so expensive.

5-     The weather outside was cold.
      Sally closed the window.

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