WBCS Prelims

WBCS Preliminary Exam Solved Question Paper 2012 (English Version)

WBCS Preliminary Examination Solved Question Paper 2012 (English Version)

1.  ‘Aural’ means

     (A) Relating to the ear      (B) Relating to the eye       (C) Relating to the air      (D) Relating to the water

2.  Tortuous means

     (A) Torture        (B) Turn        (C) Full of twist and turns       (D) Torturous

3.  Fill in the blanks with the following pairs :

     I am going to Chennai —— Monday —— tour.

WBCS Preliminary Exam Solved Question Paper 2011 (English Version)

WBCS Preliminary Examination Solved Question Paper 2011 (English Version)

Instruction for Q. Nos. 1 - 5

Choose the correct alternatives from the options to fill in the blanks :

1.  The boys were ‘kept in’ after school means that the boys were ——.

     (A)  Caned       (B) Punished       (C) Confined      (D) Rewarded

2.  In spite of all his brag he had ‘to eat humble pic’ means that he had to —— .

WBCS Preliminary Exam Solved Question Paper 2010 (English Version)

WBCS Preliminary Examination Solved Question Paper 2010 (English Version)

1.  Choose the right alternative from the options given below :

      A gourmet loves —— .

      (A) Fashion       (B) Action       (C) Food       (D) Films

Direction for Question Nos. 2 and 3

Fill in the blanks in the sentences choosing the most meaningful alternative from the ones supplied :

2.  The —— of the place attracts many ascetics.

WBCS Preliminary Exam Solved Question Paper 2009 (English Version)

WBCS Preliminary Examination Solved Question Paper 2016 (English Version)

Direction for Question Nos. 1 to 5

From the given options choose the words nearest in meaning to those underlined in the sentences:

1.  The children were very vivacious in the play ground.

     (A) smiling        (B) sportive        (C) lively/full of life        (D) joyful

2.  After a prolonged suffering he passed away.

WBCS Preliminary Exam Solved Question Paper 2013 (English Version)

WBCS Preliminary Examination Solved Question Paper 2013 (English Version)

Instruction for Question Nos. 1 & 2

Choose the correct alternatives from the options to fill in the blanks:

1. They ‘laughed down’ the man means that they —— the man.

    (A) Confined        (B) Laughed with       (C) Ridiculed and belittled       (D) Punished

2.  ‘Crocodile tears’ means —— .

WBCS Preliminary Exam Solved Question Paper 2014 (English Version)

WBCS Preliminary Examination Solved Question Paper 2014 (English Version)

1.  Select the correct meaning of the underlined idiom from the alternatives provided.

     I gave him a piece of my mind.

     (A) Expressed love        (B) Fell in love        (C) Expressed anguish        (D) Trusted him

2.  Select the correct meaning of the underlined idiom from the alternatives provided.

     He has the gift of the gab.