LIC Assistant 2019 Prelims Exam Date Extended: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has extended the exam date of the LIC Assistant Prelims 2019. The Preliminary exam will now be held on 30th & 31st October. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on 21st - 22nd October 2019. The LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 exam will be conducted online. Here we have provided the most expected questions from the English Language section along with the Answers & Explanations.
In LIC Assistant Prelims 2019, a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions will b asked in the prelims asked from three sections - English Language (30), Reasoning Ability (35) and Numerical Ability (35). Candidates will be required to attempt these 100 questions in a time frame of 60 minutes that too with high accuracy as there will be a negative marking of 1/4th marks (0.25 marks) for every wrong answer. With lakhs of candidates appearing for the exam, it becomes crucial for the candidates to practice well before the examination.
Candidates must practice the most frequently asked questions of all the sections such as English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability to crack the LIC Assistant Preliminary examination 2019. Practising questions and mock tests will help candidates improve their speed of attempting maximum questions with accuracy in minimum time. Attempt the given questions and familiarize yourself with the type of questions asked in the LIC Assistant exam.
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Directions (Q. 1-4): Choose the word that is the closest in meaning to the word given in capital letters in questions.
Explanation: The word “DECADENT” implies a state of decline. It is synonymous for “Unrestrained”.
Explanation: The word “SCEPTICISM” stands for doubt. It is synonymous for “Dubiousness”.
Explanation: The word “EUPHONIOUS” stands for pleasant-sounding. It is synonymous for “Mellifluous”.
Explanation: The word “DISSIMULATION” implies to hide one’s feelings or thoughts. It is synonymous for “Pretence”.
Directions (5- 8): Choose the word that is exactly opposite (Antonym) to the word given in capital letter in questions.
Directions (Q. 9-13): Given sentences are divided into four parts. Select the part which has error. If there is no error, select 'No Error'. Ignore punctuation errors, if any.
9. The girls are getting (A)/bored because they (B)/are watching too much movies. (C)/No error (D)
Explanation: Replace ‘much’ with ’many’
10. Sheetal’s sister-in-laws (A)/who live in Canada (B)/have come to stay with them. (C)/No error (D)
Explanation: Replace ‘sister-in-laws’ with ‘sisters-in-law’
11. One of the boys have (A)/decided to go on strike (B)/to protest against the new policies. (C)/No error (D)
Explanation: Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’
12. They have (A)/asked there teacher (B)/if they could play outside. (C)/No error (D)
Explanation: Replace ‘there’ with ‘their’
13. Travelling in India by (A)/ train is cheaper (B)/ than plane. (C)/ No error (D)
Explanation: Add ‘by’ before ‘plane’
Directions (Q. 14-15): In the following sentences, there is a part that can be improved by replacing it with one among the four options mentioned below. Choose the correct option. If there is no improvement required, then select option D.
14. The Professor asked, “Why you are not coming tomorrow?”
A. Why were you not coming tomorrow?
B. Why are you not coming tomorrow?
C. Why you were not coming tomorrow?
D. No improvement
Explanation: The correct form of the sentence would be - The Professor asked, “Why are you not coming tomorrow?”
15. Many a man have come for the cricket match.
A. Have come at
B. Has come for
C. Have been coming for
D. No improvement
Explanation: The correct form of the sentence would be - Many a man has come for the cricket match.
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