NTSE Language Test Preparation – Exercise 2

Stage 1 and stage 2 of National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) has a language test (LT). There are 50 questions carrying 1 mark each (total marks 50). NTSE LT has a duration of 45 minutes. It is not easy to crack NTSE without proper preparation. Here at NCERT Guides, we have comprehensive reference materials for NTSE exams. Here is a practice test that assesses your range of English vocabulary.

NTSE Language Test Preparation | Exercise 2

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate form of the words given in the brackets.

1. I do not have words to express my ………………………… (grateful)

2. The man was arrested under ……………………………. circumstances. (suspect)

3. The defence lawyer could not ……………………………. his argument. (substance)

4. Though the boy is ………………………., everybody likes him. (mischief)

5. The bad weather delayed the ……………………………. of the planes. (depart)

6. We are all ……………………………. about the trip. (enthusiasm)

7. The committee’s proposal was not ……………………………… to the government. (accept)

8. My landlady is a very ……………………….. old woman. (dignity)

9. The priest poured ghee on the ………………………………. fire. (sacrifice)

10. We waited …………………………… for the final result. (anxiety)

11. Booker’s ………………………………. to learn to read helped him later in his life. (determine)

12. She is an ……………………………. pianist. (accomplish)

13. His performance was not very …………………………….. (satisfaction)

14. His ……………………………. led to his fall. (arrogant)

15. India is a land of great ………………………….. (diverse)

Answers

1. I do not have words to express my gratitude.

2. The man was arrested under suspicious circumstances.

3. The defence lawyer could not substantiate his argument.

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4. Though the boy is mischievous, everybody likes him.

5. The bad weather delayed the departure of the planes.

6. We are all enthusiastic about the trip.

7. The committee’s proposal was not acceptable to the government.

8. My landlady is a very dignified old woman.

9. The priest poured ghee on the sacrificial fire.

10. We waited anxiously for the final result.

11. Booker’s determination to learn to read helped him later in his life.

12. She is an accomplished pianist.

13. His performance was not very satisfactory.

14. His arrogance led to his fall.

15. India is a land of great diversity.

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