English MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) - SchoolingAxis

English MCQ

 Que- He is "out and out" a reactionary. 

a. no more  

b. thoroughly  

c. in favour of  

d. deadly against 

Answer- thoroughly

Que- Plough a lonely furrow means______________________? 

a. remain unaffected  

b. do without the help of others  

c. survive in isolation  

d. remain non-aligned 

Answer- do without the help of others

Que- It was he who put "a spoke in my wheel". 

a. tried to cause an accident  

b. helped in the execution of the plan  

c. thwarted in the execution of the plan  

d. destroyed the plan 

Answer- thwarted in the execution of the plan

Que- Adnan is "very different about" passing the Civil Services Examination this year. 

a. Dead sure of  

b. Very hopeful of  

c. Lacking self confidence about  

d. Reasonably certain of 

Answer- Lacking self confidence abou

Que- Because of oil crisis, the prices of commodities are looking ______________? 

a. at  

b. on  

c. up  

d. to 

Answer- up

Que- He exclaimed with shock __________________________________? 

a. that it was a very tragic accident  

b. that it is a tragic accident  

c. that it was a tragic accident  

d. it was a tragic accident 

Answer- that it was a very tragic accident

Que- I enquired of him __________________________________? 

a. whether if he wants to join the course  

b. if he did want to join the course  

c. if he wants to join the course  

d. if he wanted to join the course 

Answer- if he wanted to join the course

Que- I dont agree with you; I think_______________________________? 

a. it is fairly good film  

b. it is rather a good film  

c. it is rather fairly good film  

d. it is fairly rather good film 

Answer- it is rather a good film

Que- Complete the following sentence:  The doctor advised the patient ______________________ 

a. that no to neglect his health  

b. to not to neglect his health  

c. not to neglect his health  

d. don't neglect your health 

Answer- not to neglect his health

Que- As he was not prepared for making a speech , he broke ______________ in the middle. 

a. of  

b. off  

c. in  

d. into 

Answer- off

Que- Pick the correct response from following sentence "In the beginning he worked honestly but later he turned __________________ to be a cheat" 

a. Out  

b. Up  

c. For  

d. In 

Answer- Out

Que- Complete the following sentence: No sooner did the thief see the policeman _____________. 

a. he ran away  

b. he had run away  

c. when he ran away  

d. than he ran away 

Answer- than he ran away

Que- Our plan _____ to succeed. 

a. bid fair  

b. pass by  

c. boil down  

d. hand and galore 

Answer- bid fair

Que- Nothing must be allowed to _____ our search for the truth. 

a. interfered into  

b. interfered from  

c. interfered upon  

d. interfered with 

Answer- interfered with

Que- I _____ an old friend in Empress market this morning. 

a. came around  

b. came round  

c. came across  

d. came with 

Answer- came across

Que- Earth is closest to the sun every year in early ______________, when it's winter for the Northern Hemisphere. We're farthest away from the sun in early __________________, during our Northern Hemisphere summer. 

a. January – July  

b. June – December  

c. July – January  

d. December – June 

Answer- January – July

Que- She is jealous ______ my friend. 

a. from  

b. with  

c. of   

d. by 

Answer- of 

Que- He is good _______ football. 

a. in  

b. on  

c. with  

d. at 

Answer- at

Que- Unless you work very hard, _______________ (PMS 2018 KPK) 

a. You are not being successful  

b. You will not be successful  

c. You ought to be successful  

d. You be not successful 

Answer- You will not be successful

Que- The doctor warms him that unless he gives up smoking:_____________________(PMS 2018 KPK) 

a. His health will soon be recovered  

b. He will not recover  

c. Will he able to recover  

d. He will not suffer 

Answer- He will not recover

Que- Congregational prayer is superior __________ optional prayer. 

a. from  

b. to  

c. of  

d. than 

Answer- to

Que- I told him _____ play cricket. 

a. don't  

b. to not  

c. not to  

d. didn't 

Answer- not to

Que- She is totally obedient ____ him. 

a. of  

b. to  

c. both A & B  

d. None 

Answer- to

Que- She is scared ______ snake. 

a. from  

b. with  

c. of  

d. by 

Answer- of

Que- Prime Minister leaves ______ UK on Monday. 

a. to  

b. by  

c. for  

d. none 

Answer- for

Que- I knew he ____ fail in exam. 

a. shall  

b. will  

c. would  

d. both A & B 

Answer- would

Que- He is good at ________ English. 

a. spoken  

b. speaking  

c. speak  

d. spoke 

Answer- speaking

Que- She always keeps on _________ dramas. 

a. watch  

b. watched  

c. watching  

d. watches 

Answer- watching

Que- It will rain soon,  _________? 

a. will it  

b. won't it   

c. would it  

d. wouldn't it 

Answer- won't it 

Que- I did not know where he _________ from. 

a. has come  

b. had come  

c. have come  

d. comes 

Answer- had come

Que- I feel sorry _______ his kids. 

a. to  

b. at  

c. for  

d. over 

Answer- for

Que- There is no possibility of  _______ coming late. 

a. them  

b. they  

c. theirs  

d. their 

Answer- their

Que- Parents were very surprised _______ his result. 

a. on  

b. from  

c. at  

d. about 

Answer- at

Que- He is indifferent _______ his words. 

a. at  

b. on  

c. of  

d. to 

Answer- to

Que- It was so nice _______ them. 

a. by  

b. with  

c. of  

d. to 

Answer- of

Que- Your face is very familiar _______ him. 

a. from  

b. with  

c. of  

d. to 

Answer- to

Que- ______ stood _____ the burning house. 

a. A girl          on  

b. The girl   on  

c. A girl           in  

d. Girl             in 

Answer- The girl   on

Que- He opened a current account _______ the bank last week. 

a. in  

b. at  

c. on  

d. into 

Answer- at

Que- Always try to be polite _____ others. 

a. with  

b. to  

c. for  

d. on 

Answer- to

Que- Amna was engaged _________ Asim. 

a. with  

b. from  

c. to  

d. None 

Answer- to

Que- I am looking for admission __________ in a government or private university. 

a. both  

b. until  

c. either  

d. neither 

Answer- either

Que- It is very cold here in winter, so they ___________ Islamabad. 

a. going to  

b. usually go to  

c. goes to  

d. are sometimes go to 

Answer- usually go to

Que- After a large Friday dinner, Salam's family was ______. 

a. Satiated  

b. esurient  

c. argumentative  

d. assiduous 

Answer- Satiated

Que- Sana enjoyed eating both meat and vegetables; she considered herself a(n) __________. 

a. Hungry  

b. Carnivore  

c. Vegetarian  

d. Omnivore 

Answer- Omnivore

Que- I was studying English _______ my brother was watching a drama. 

a. When  

b. although  

c. While  

d. because 

Answer- While

Que- He __________ a lot of reading in his free time. 

a. does  

b. is  

c. reads  

d. doesn't 

Answer- does

Que- You must take a taxi if you ___________ to catch the next train. 

a. intend  

b. will intend  

c. would intend  

d. intending 

Answer- intend

Que- He called me last night. "me" is 

a. Subject pronoun  

b. Reflexive pronoun  

c. Object pronoun  

d. Possessive pronoun 

Answer- Object pronoun

Que- I am sick. "am" is ___________. 

a. Noun  

b. Pronoun  

c. Verb  

d. Adjective  

Answer- Verb

Que- Food prices have been ______ steadily for at least two years. 

a. raising  

b. rising  

c. growing  

d. lifting 

Answer- rising

Que- ______ known as Prince claimed that he was the rightful heir to the throne. 

a. Man  

b. A man  

c. The man  

d. None 

Answer- The man

Que- You are _______ your time trying to persuade him, he will never help you. 

a. missing  

b. losing  

c. spending  

d. wasting 

Answer- wasting

Que- His application for a visa was turned _____ by the consulate. 

a. out  

b. over  

c. down  

d. aside 

Answer- down

Que- He was __________ from all charges leveled against him? 

a. liberated  

b. exonerated  

c. apprehended  

d. judged 

Answer- exonerated

Que- Kindly ask her to play the piano, she is a __________ pianist? 

a. voracious  

b. vacuous  

c. volatile  

d. virtuoso 

Answer- virtuoso

Que- Though smaller than our solar system, a quasar, which looks like an ordinary star, emits more light ________ galaxy. 

a. than an entire  

b. than entire  

c. than is entire  

d. than entirely 

Answer- than an entire

Que- Maryam, accompanied by her brother, __________ at the party. 

a. is  

b. are  

c. was  

d. were 

Answer- was

Que- The newly imposed rules sound very ___________. 

a. interesting  

b. interestingly  

c. interested  

d. interest 

Answer- interesting

Que- She is looking for an accommodation __________ in flat or shared house. 

a. both  

b. until  

c. neither  

d. either 

Answer- either

Que- If I __________ money, I would purchase it now. 

a. has  

b. have  

c. had  

d. have had 

Answer- had

Que- I cannot concentrate, here is too much __________. 

a. detraction  

b. distraction  

c. people  

d. sound 

Answer- detraction

Que- I am now quite_______and hearty. 

a. Hail  

b. Hale  

c. Hell  

d. Hall 

Answer- Hale

Que- I purchased a cupboard ________ my new house. 

a. To  

b. at  

c. Until  

d. For 

Answer- For

Que- I found my car keys ______ my pocket. 

a. On  

b. In   

c. At  

d. From 

Answer- In 

Que- I saw the horse jump ______ the fence. 

a. Behind  

b. On  

c. Over  

d. To 

Answer- Over

Que- _______there a restaurant near here? 

a. Are  

b. Have  

c. Do  

d. Is 

Answer- Is

Que- Look! The bus ________. 

a. Leaves  

b. Leaving  

c. Does leave  

d. Is leaving 

Answer- Is leaving

Que- I've never __ to England. 

a. Been   

b. Went  

c. Going  

d. Go 

Answer- Been 

Que- He devotes much of his time __________ for the future. 

a. to planning  

b. to plan  

c. plan  

d. planning 

Answer- to planning

Que- The class teacher __________ Saba move to another chair. 

a. allows  

b. allowed  

c. let  

d. permitted 

Answer- let

Que- She took lessons __________ how to swim. 

a. learn  

b. for learning  

c. to learn  

d. learning 

Answer- to learn

Que- We are planning __________ out to dinner tonight. 

a. taking our guests  

b. guests to take  

c. guests taking  

d. to take our guests 

Answer- to take our guests

Que- I was watching a TV program, when he __________ in. 

a. walk  

b. walks  

c. walked  

d. was walking 

Answer- walked

Que- Nitrogen gas is in abundance __________ the Earth. 

a. in  

b. on  

c. above  

d. along 

Answer- on

Que- The sun rises __________ the east. 

a. in  

b. on  

c. from  

d. towards 

Answer- in

Que- There are some vacant rooms __________ in flats and shared houses. 

a. both  

b. between  

c. either  

d. neither 

Answer- both

Que- I __________ New Zealand next year. 

a. go  

b. will go  

c. am going  

d. am going to 

Answer- am going to

Que- She __________ for the upcoming tennis tournament. 

a. trains  

b. is training  

c. will train  

d. is going to train 

Answer- is training

Que- While Pakistan has earned record revenue this year, __________ well behind in exports. 

a. it still lag  

b. it still lags  

c. it lag still  

d. it lags still 

Answer- it still lags

Que- Anna and Tania went shopping, but __________ couldn't find anything __________ liked. 

a. they, those  

b. they, them  

c. those, they  

d. they, they 

Answer- they, they

Que- The departmental store is open __________ eight to seven. 

a. by  

b. from  

c. between  

d. during 

Answer- from

Que- If I have money, I __________ it tomorrow. 

a. will purchase  

b. would purchase  

c. have purchase  

d. have purchased 

Answer- will purchase

Que- The house is large __________ is quite old-fashioned. 

a. and  

b. or  

c. which  

d. but 

Answer- but

Que- On leaving the shopping plaza, Sania was robbed __________ purse. 

a. by her  

b. by hers  

c. of her  

d. of hers 

Answer- of her

Que- He has been living in Switzerland _________ two years. 

a. for  

b. since  

c. from  

d. until 

Answer- for

Que- The house is large __________ is quite old-fashioned. 

a. and  

b. or  

c. which  

d. but 

Answer- but

Que- Everyone at the party __________ amazed by his performance. 

a. is  

b. are  

c. were  

d. was 

Answer- was

Que- __________ the bad weather, the outdoor party was rescheduled. 

a. Because of  

b. In order to  

c. Despite  

d. In spite of 

Answer- Because of

Que- She is standing __________ her Brother. 

a. with  

b. by  

c. in  

d. for 

Answer- by

Que- She is standing __________ her boyfriend. 

a. with  

b. by  

c. in  

d. for 

Answer- by

Que- The new information on dengue virus caused panic in the public and government __________. 

a. like  

b. likely  

c. alike  

d. dislike 

Answer- likely

Que- The students in our school are __________ in other schools. 

a. smarter  

b. smarter than  

c. smarter than those  

d. more smarter than 

Answer- smarter than those

Que- Tania, accompanied by her brother, __________ at the party. 

a. is  

b. are  

c. was  

d. were 

Answer- was

Que- He is looking for accommodation __________ in flat or shared house. 

a. both  

b. until  

c. neither  

d. either 

Answer- either

Que- When she was younger, she __________ five kilometers a day. 

a. walked  

b. had walked  

c. has been walking  

d. had been walking 

Answer- walked

Que- He has been working_________morning. 

a. For  

b. Since  

c. at  

d. by 

Answer- Since

Que- The man _________ you met is an anchorperson. 

a. who  

b. whose  

c. whom  

d. which 

Answer- whom

Que- He cut his finger________ the knife 

a. By  

b. with  

c. through  

d. From 

Answer- with

Que- Pronoun is used to avoid unnecessary repetition of ____________ in a sentence? 

a. Verb  

b. Adjective  

c. Noun  

d. Preposition 

Answer- Noun

Que- I always praise him for his merits, but he always turns_________you pointing out your demerits 

a. at  

b. to  

c. on  

d. for 

Answer- to

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