RRB NTPC SAMPLE PAPER - GENERAL ENGLISH - 201
Directions: In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been
numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each finve
words/phrases are suggested one of which for the blank appropriately. Find out
the appropriate word in each case.
I used to look (1) to the holidays. I was usually (2) to my uncle’s house
where I (3) his children., I did not get paid a salary for (4). What I received
in return however, was far more (5). My uncle was not avid reader. During the
time I spent with his family I had an (6) to read the vast amount of books and
magazines that he possessed. This improved my English to some (7). Reading
became my new (8)–(9) spending my pocket money on a ticket to the cinema I began
to (10) books. This has benefitted me greatly.
1. (a) forward
2. (a) went
3. (a) cared
4. (a) them
5. (a) expensive
6. (a) opportunity (b) ability
7. (a) distance
8. (a) activity
9. (a) despite
10. (a) sell
1. (a) 2. (b) 3. (d) 4. (c) 5. (d) 6. (a) 7. (b) 8.
(c) 9. (d) 10. (d)