Tavant-Technologies Sample Verbal Questions

Directions for Question 1-5: Read the following passage and answer the following questions on the basis of information provided in the passage.
Once upon an unfortunate time, there was a hairy thing called 'man'. Along with him was a hairier thing called 'animal'. Man had a larger brain which made him think he was superior to animals. Some men thought they were superior to others. They became leader men. Leader men said. *We have no need to work; we will kill animals to eat.' So they did. Man increased and animals decreased. Eventually leader men said, there are not enough animals left to eat. We must grow our own food.' So man grew food. Everywhere man killed all wild life. Soon there was none and all the birds were poisoned. Leader men said, 'At last we are free of pests.' Man's numbers increased. The world became crowded with men. They all had to sleep standing up. One day a leader man saw some new creatures eating his crops. The creature's name was 'the starving people'. These creatures are a menace!' said the leader man.
  1. We have no need to work' said the leader man because
    1. they would kill animals and eat
    2. they had no strength
    3. they were rich
    4. they were lazy

    Answer: Option A.
    Read “We have no need to work; we will kill animals to eat.' So they did”.
  2. The hero of the story is
    1. Leader man
    2. Wild life
    3. Man
    4. Pests

    Answer:  Option A.
    The passage is about the leader man
  3. Man thought he was superior to other creatures because
    1. he did not have to work
    2. he could kill other animals for food
    3. he was able to grow food
    4. he had a larger brain

    Answer: Option D.
    Read “Man had a larger brain which made him think he was superior to animals. Some men thought they were superior to others”.
  4. Men had to sleep standing up as
    1. they felt lazy to stretch themselves
    2. they felt proud to sleep standing up
    3. there was population explosion
    4. they had no time to lie down

    Answer: Option C.
    Refer to “Man's numbers increased. The world became crowded with men. They all had to sleep standing up”.
  5. Pick out a suitable title for the passage.
    1. Man, the dictator
    2. Man, the roof of creation
    3. Man, the supreme lord
    4. The Tyrant Man

    Answer: Option D.
    The passage shows the tyranny executed by man
    Direction for Question 6-7: Find the erroneous parts
    1. Troy was taken by Greeks.
    2. this formed the basis of a story
    3. which has become famous
    4. No error

    Answer: Option B.
    The tense given in option B is wrong ,hence the correct answer will be option B.
    1. I am hearing
    2. a lot about
    3. the disease AIDS these days.
    4. No error

    Answer: Option C.
    No error
    Directions for questions 8-9: Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the underlined phrase in the sentence to make it grammatically correct?
  6. The patient could have been saved if he had been taken to the hospital in time.
    1. could be saved
    2. could save
    3. had been saved
    4. No improvement

    Answer: Option D
    No Improvement
  7. I must speak to the landlord about the people above. They make much noise.
    1. much of noise
    2. very much noise
    3. too much noise
    4. No improvement

    Answer: Option C.
    Because the author is saying a lot of noise, hence the correct answer would b too much noise.
    Directions for question 10:Fill in the blank
  8. As he proved inefficient, the company _________ him.
    1. rejected
    2. ejected
    3. evicted
    4. expelled

    Answer: Option D.
    Due to the word proved, it is clear that the sentence conveys that the person was given an opportunity. Thus, option 4 makes sense
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