PSC LDC General English Model Questions & Answers [Part 1]

Last Updated On: 29/04/2018

Here is the part 1 of the PSC LD Clerk General English Model Questions and answers. You may also download the PDF document of the questions and answers.

PSC LDC General English Model Questions

Aim: Pick out the correct answer from the choices given.

1. He came late, didn’t he? Give a positive answer.

(A) Yes, he came.

(B) Yes, he did.

(C) Yes, did he.

(D ) Yes, he does.

Ans: (B) Yes, he did.


2. He won’t help us, will he? Give a negative answer.

(A) No, he will.

(B) No, he won’t.

(C) No, he would.

(D) No, he wouldn’t.

Ans: (B) No, he won’t.


3. I am right, ——— ?

(A) amn’t I

(B) am I

(C) are I

(D) aren’t I

Ans: (D) aren’t I 


4. Everyone was happy, ————?

(A) wasn’t he

(B) weren’t they

(C) was he

(D) were they

Ans: (B) weren’t they


5. Neither of them knew the answer, ———— ?

(A) didn’t he

(B) didn’t they

(C) did he

(D) did they

Ans: (D) did they


6. Neither of them ————— hard working.

(A) are

(B) is

(C) were

(D) have been

Ans: (B) is


7. Each of us———— given a prize.

(A) have

(B) have been

(C) has

(D) were

Ans: (C) has


8. The two girls like ————— very much.

(A) one another

(B) each other

(C) each

(D) none of these

Ans: (B) each other


9. By this time next year she ————— her course.

(A) will complete

(B) will be completing

(C) will have completed

(D) completed

Ans: (C) will have completed


10. She——— three languages .Now she ———— a fourth.

(A) is knowing , learns

(B) knows , is learning

(C) knows , learns

(D) is knowing , is learning

Ans: (B) knows , is learning


11. Before he—— the station ,the train ———.

(A) reached , left

(B) had reached , had left

(C) reached , had left

(D) reaches , left

Ans: (C) reached , had left


12. When he ————- the room , his son ———in his chair.

(A) entered , slept

(B) was entering , slept

(C) entered , was sleeping

(D) had entered , had slept

Ans: (C) entered , was sleeping

Aim : Find out the error in the sentences given.

13. (A) One / (B) has to do / (C) his duty / (D) no error

Ans: (C) his duty


14. (A) People believe that / (B) the God / (C) is omnipresent. /(D) no error

Ans: (B) the God


15. (A) Dog / (B) is / (C) a faithful animal. / (D) no error

Ans: (A) Dog


16. (A) Man / (B) is / (C) mortal. / (D) no error

Ans: (D) no error


17. (A) The Platinum / (B) is / (C) a precious metal./(D) no error

Ans: (A) The Platinum


Aim : Use correct prepositions wherever necessary.

18. He was absent ———— the class .

(A) to

(B) from

(C) in

(D) at

Ans: (B) from


19. The proposal was acceptable ——— me .

(A) to

(B) in

(C) with

(D) from

Ans: (A) to


20. The minister was accompanied ——— his private secretary .

(A) to

(B) by

(C) with

(D) at

Ans: (B) by


21. The prisoner was acquitted —————— the charge .

(A) of

(B) at

(C) in

(D) by

Ans: (A) of


22. She has great affection ——— the baby .

(A) at

(B) in

(C) for

(D) with

Ans: (C) for


23. She takes ———— her father .

(A) down

(B) after

(C) off

(D) to

Ans: (B) after


24. You should aim ——— a first class .

(A) at

(B) in

(C) for

(D) with

Ans: (A) at


25. Don’t be angry ——— me .

(A) to

(B) at

(C) with

(D) for

Ans: (C) with


26. The teacher was angry ————— his behavior .

(A) with

(B) at

(C) to

(D) in

Ans: (B) at


Aim: Use the correct tense forms.

27. I would rather ——— a cup of tea.

(A) liked

(B) to like

(C) has liked

(D) like

Ans: (D) like


28. I would rather you——— home now.

(A) go

(B) to go

(C) went

(D) has gone

Ans: (C) went


29. I am not accustomed to ———— personal information about myself to strangers.

(A) giving

(B) gave

(C) has given

(D) had given

Ans: (A) giving


30. He is accustomed to ———her what he thinks.

(A) tells

(B) told

(C) telling

(D)in telling

Ans: (C) telling


31. That sofa needs ———— again.

(A) to clean

(B) cleaning

(C) cleaned

(D) had cleaned

Ans: (B) cleaning


32. The burglar ——— before the police arrived.

(A) escaped

(B) has escaped

(C) have escaped

(D) had escaped

Ans: (D) had escaped


33. Slow and steady ———the race.

(A) wins

(B) is winning

(C) win

(D) are winning

Ans: (A) wins


34. He ——— very quickly when I met him yesterday.

(A) was walking

(B) walks

(C) has walked

(D) has been walking

Ans: (A) was walking


35. You will pass your examination, if you ——— hard.

(A) Worked

(B) have worked

(C) work

(D) will have worked

Ans: (C) work


36. I ——— here for almost half an hour.

(A) am waiting

(B) was waiting

(C) have been waiting

(D) waited

Ans: (C) have been waiting


Aim : Provide Synonyms

37. Weak

(A) feeble

(B) strong

(C) firm

(D) obstinate

Ans: (A) feeble


38. Holy

(A) famous

(B) sacred

(C) worship

(D) pray

Ans: (B) sacred


39. Which of the following word is correctly spelled?

(A) saparate

(B) separate

(C) seperete

(D) seperats

Ans: (B) separate


40. Which of the following word is wrongly spelled?

(A) formaly

(B) format

(C) forge

(D) forfeit

Ans: (A) formaly


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