Tuesday, June 28, 2011

ENG101 Final Term Past Solved Paper 4


FINALTERM  EXAMINATION
ENG101- English Comprehension)
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Time: 120 min
Marks: 75
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  2/24/2010

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Question No: 1    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best available substitute word for the following root/prefix:        

Poly-


       bad
       little
       many
       self
   
Question No: 2    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Indicate the correct form of verb in the sentence given below.

He was told not to laugh at policemen.

       -ed
       -ing
       Infinitive
       Past 
   
Question No: 3    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Read the sentence carefully and decide which of the five choices provided comes closest in meaning to the word underlined.
My Corvette’s voracious appetite for gasoline made me decide to trade it in for an economy car, the Chevette.

       Tiny
       Huge
       Sensational
       Finicky
   
Question No: 4    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the correct word or phrase to complete the sentence.
I don't agree with you, but your idea certainly gives me food _____.

       ► for thinking
       for consider
       for thought
       for fun
   

Question No: 5    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Select the option that best describes the sentence.
Pauline says there is nothing relaxing about chopping wood, swatting mosquitoes, and cooking over a woodstove.

        Compound Sentence
       Complex Sentence
       Simple Sentence
       Compound-Complex Sentence
   
Question No: 6    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Select the option that best describes the sentence.
Bruno dislikes sitting on the beach; he always gets nasty sunburn.

        Complex Sentence
       Compound-Complex Sentence
       Compound Sentence
       Simple Sentence

   
Question No: 7    ( 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: 8    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.

“Could I come over at _____ three _____ four o'clock?” asked Joan.




        either...then
       either...or
        neither...or
       neither...nor
   
Question No: 9    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.
Mother said, “You _____ help me prepare dinner _____ do your homework.”


       either…or
        neither…or
       both…and
       neither…and
   
Question No: 10    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.
_____ the men _____ their supervisor is to be blamed for the mishap.

        Either…nor
       Either…and
       Neither…and
        Neither…nor
    
Question No: 11    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.
 “Would you like to have fruits _____ ice-cream for dessert?” the waitress asked us.

       for
       as
       but
       or
    
Question No: 12    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the best answer from the given options.
“Oh, dear! I have left _____ my purse _____ keys in the other bag,” said Sean.


        both…and
       either…and
        either…nor
       neither…or
    



Question No: 13    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Read the sentence carefully and decide which of the choices provided comes closest in meaning to the word underlined.
America has been called the affluent society because of its abundance of  goods and services.

       Middle-class
       Divided
       Prosperous
       Generous
   
Question No: 14    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Identify the correct sentence with properly placed commas.


        Flossing, every day, in the opinion of the general public decreases the chances of getting gum disease.
        Flossing every day in the opinion of the general public decreases, the chances of, getting gum disease.
        Flossing every day, in the opinion of the general public, decreases the chances of getting gum disease.
       Flossing every day in the opinion of the general public decreases the chances of getting gum disease.
   
Question No: 15    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Select the option which best describes the sentence.   
Although he had been an often decorated soldier during World War II and had fought many battles for the losing cause of liberalism in Congress.

       Run-on: put a comma after World War II.
       There is nothing wrong with the structure of this sentence.
        Fragment: put a comma after Congress and finish the sentence.
       Run-on: put a semicolon after World War II.
   
Question No: 16    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one






 Fill in the blank with appropriate verb given below.

Not all currencies that are brokered on the world’s major stock exchanges _______ enough to generate windfall profits for the everyday investor.

        of value
       to be valuable
       are valuable
       valued
   
Question No: 17    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate verb given below.

In Europe, a definite system of locating the annual cuttings __________ in the management of communal and government forests because under this system the forests can be so organized that an approximately equal yield is secured each year.


       will have extensively used
       has extensively used
       is extensively used
       extensively uses
   
Question No: 18    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate verb given below.

To Darwin we __________ that has made the interrelations of organisms central in modern natural history.


       have owed the change
       owe the change
       owing the change
       have owed the change
   
Question No: 19    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate verb given below.

......... any one object if I turn the heating down?


       Doing
         Does
       Did
       Do
   
Question No: 20    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate phrasal verb.

An employee with 400 accrued sick leave hours at the end of the fiscal year will ......... into the new fiscal year 360 hours of sick leave and 8 hours of additional annual leave.

       carry out
        carry off
        carry over
        carry on
   
Question No: 21    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the gap by choosing the best answer.

Indonesia has an ......... range of Japanese restaurants as Japan has long been the biggest investor in the country


       ecstatic
       ecliptic
       eclectic
       eccentric
   
Question No: 22    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate phrasal verb.

Animals and humans use the evaporation of water to ......... heat that is absorbed from the sun or generated by metabolic activity and exercise.


       carry away
       carry out
       carry off
       carry through
   
Question No: 23    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill the gap by choosing the best answer.

Thai cuisine is one of the most romantic of the Asian cuisines as it still ......... an element of mystery and exoticism.


       regains
       refrains
       ► retains
       remains
   
Question No: 24    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose correctly spelled word from the given options.


       embarrassment
       embarrassmment
       embarrasment
       embarasment
   
Question No: 25    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Which one of the following words cannot be used for the suffix -ive?

       impress-
       reduct-
       reveal-
       decis-
   

Question No: 26    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Read the sentence carefully and decide which of the five choices provided comes closest in meaning to the word underlined.
When I was called upon to give an on-the-spot speech in class, I was so surprised that I stood up and recited nothing but gibberish.

       Nonsense
       Lies
       Clich├ęs
       Jokes
   

Question No: 27    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Identify the grammatical error in the following sentence.

"Many students who have to take out loans, have a heavy debt load on graduation."


       Punctuation error
       Run-on sentence
       Pronoun case error
       Pronoun-antecedent agreement error
   


Question No: 28    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Fill in the blank with appropriate word given below.

"I like James. He is quick on the.......... You only have to tell that guy how to do something once. He understands the importance of something and how it works very quickly," Jack said to his assistant.
           
             
        intake
       uptake
       second take
       take
   
Question No: 29    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Choose the correct option.
The tensions of the modern world _____ produced a troubled society.

        have
       had been
       has
       had
   
Question No: 30    ( Marks: 1 )    - Please choose one
 Which of the following does show a best cause and effect relationship?         
       save money---- inflation

       study politics---- become a teacher

       eat too much----- get fat

       excess of nitrogen---- global warming

   
Question No: 31    ( Marks: 2 )
 Define ‘Parallelism’.                                                      
                 Parallelism is balance of two or more similar words phrases or clauses.it may also known as parallel structure of parallel construction.It strengthen connection among idea and action e.g,
Wrong sentence:The investigator added drug A,drug B,and measure them.
Correct sentence:The investigator added drug A,added drug B,and measured them


   



Question No: 32    ( Marks: 2 )
 Rewrite the fragment to make a complete sentence. 
 on the table by the old red chair
You will find glass on the table by the old red chair.


   
Question No: 33    ( Marks: 2 )
 From the given sentences, select the one that is NOT a sentence fragment. 
A) Who borrowed Stefanie's car Saturday night.
B) The nineteen-year-old car looked out of place next to the new models.
C) Which the salesman was surprised to find in such good shape.

   
Question No: 34    ( Marks: 3 )
 What is the role of “emphasis” in effective sentence?
               Emphisis shows the importance of the sentence to the person he is being communicating.It gives strong support to get the whole thought of the sentence and highlight the idea that is to be communicated.It can strongly supporting subject of the sentence.

   
Question No: 35    ( Marks: 3 )
 Rewrite the following fragments to make a complete sentence.                                     
1. The people are giving Tom a graduation party.
2. She rarely speaks to anyone and stay at home.
3. While the cake was baking i was making tea.

   
Question No: 36    ( Marks: 3 )
 Define ‘Language Function’  in simple words.
             Language function is basically something that links voice with words.It is getting shapes through some rules that and it gets a shap.Language functions is to link human being to let them understand thinking and ideas.

   
Question No: 37    ( Marks: 5 )
 Identify the given sentences as comma splice (CP) or complete sentence (CS).

1.) John is always late for work, nobody seems to care. Complete sentence  
2.) Hot summer weather is nice, high temperatures are dangerous for certain people. Complete sentence  
3.) Emily broke her ankle on the weekend; now she is in a great deal of pain. Comma splice
4.) Driving the car is fast and comfortable, riding the bicycle is better for one's health. Comma splice
5.) When a student likes his class, he is more likely to achieve good grades. Complete sentence



   
Question No: 38    ( Marks: 5 )
 Change the voice of these sentences.           
1. I have keep the butter in the fridge.
2. They
have stole the painting.
3. They have are repairing the road.
4. Shakespeare has written Hamlet.
5. A dog has bit him.
 

   
Question No: 39    ( Marks: 10 )
 Write an essay on any one of the given topics. It should comprise of 200-230 words.                               

Forests are the lungs of the earth. Should the rain forests destruction be prohibited? How is it possible to protect forests?
     
            Forests are the lungs of earth in reality because of due to huge development of earth day-by-day new experiments,research work ,and construction make our environment polluted and it show development on one side and destruction in earth on other side.But,we can minimize the effect of destruction in earth just to save our forest and make them wide. Forests are pure lives nobody wants to poison his life, we are taking main thing for our lives from forests, if we keep destroying forests in reaction, one day we will finish human being from the this earth.We should keep growing plants on suitable place and take care of them until we are getting benefits from them Infact, plants are always giving benefit even deadly or alively.Every country has one ministry of environment for taking care of natural resources they are responsible for growing new forest and stop rain forest destruction.Now in our developed world we are facing environmental problems like rain water,pollution destruction in land,lack of minirals because of this that we don’t have abundant of rain forests and we lost our natural forest.We need do set our aim to built our healhty future by protecting our forest and grow plants as more as we can ,and save our world.                       


   


Question No: 40    ( Marks: 10 )
 Write an essay on any one of the given topics. It should comprise of 200-230 words.          
                 
The influence of the Internet: More harm than good or vice versa.
                               OR
Should students be allowed to grade their teachers?

The influence of the Internet:More harm than good or vice versa.

         Internet is common communication way than can be accessible for all humans in the world.The use of internet is depend on the way of usage either we are using for good things or bad.It is good in this sense that we can use it for updating knowledge, entertainment, and for good life style.And is sometime harm in this sense that it gives us the open doors for bad deeds also.But,its is influencing in all level of people from lower-class to higher class peoples.It provides the way of good communication and effects globally now in every business any social acts there is a image of internet.Its decreases the distance between individuals in one side and increases the distance between families on another side.Naturally,everythings has some good or bad effect but we can minimize the harmful effect and make it productive for human being.We can see influence of internet in our daily life that our new generations adopting some good habits like keep updating vocabulary from internet at the same time they are using internet for gaming.but,we are communication across the world in low calls rates,doing businesses, and market growth in no low price which was not possible before.We can not say that influence of internet is more good than bad or more bad than good.

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