English - PSA Worksheet
(Questions asked in one of the public school at Delhi. PSA stands for Problem Solving Assessment, a test to be conducted by schools as per CBSE guidelines)
Tick (✓) the right option to fill in the blanks:
Q1: A crowd gathered to watch the _________ of ships in the harbour.
Q2: A _________ of bees attacked the children playing under the hive.
Q3: My sister dislikes __________ in public.
(a) to sing
Q4: He ____________ me for the past 10 years.
(a) is knowing
(c) has known
(d) has been knowing
Q5: __________ the policeman, the thief ran away.
(a) to see
(d) having seen
Q6: He is __________ weak to walk.
Q7: People don't ___________ with bad behaviour.
(a) put up
(b) put in
(c) put off
(d) put down
Q8: Children always ___________ to their elders.
(a) look up
(b) look across
(c) look at
(d) look down
Q9: I have left my keys _____________ in the library.
Q10: I disdain those who tell lies. 'Disdain' stands for _________ .
Q11: The preaching I listened to this morning has put me in a pensive mood. 'Pensive stands for ___________.
Q12: The members of the group were at odds over the selection procedure. 'At odds' here means ____________.
(b) behave childishly
(c) in conflict
Q13: My friend is a great hand at organizing social events. 'Great hands' means ___________.
(b) an expert
(c) a great help
Q14: We must ______________ out duties in life with certain commitment.
(a) carry on
(b) carry away
(c) carry out
(d) carry off
Q15: Don't ________ the two incidents.
(b) mix into
(c) mix up
(d) mix at
Q16: ____________ is a story told to illustrate a moral or spiritual path.
Q17: Scribble: Write:: Stammer: ________
Q18: Dunce : clever :: fearful : __________
Q19: __________ is a paper written in one's own handwriting.
Q20: _________ is a short walk for pleasure or exercise.
1: (c) fleet
2: (b) swarm
3: (b) singing
4: (c) has known
5: (d) having seen
6: (d) too
7: (c) put off (put off means to repel or repulse from bad manners).
8: (a) look up to (to look up to means to admire)
9: (d) somewhere
10: (a) condemn or (b) scorn (Note: condemn - भर्त्सना, contempt - अवमानना, scorn - घृणा)
11: (b) reflective
12: (c) in conflict
13: (c) a great help
14: (a) carry on
15: (c) mix up (to mix up means to confuse)
16: (c) parable
17: (d) speak
18: (b) courageous
19: (a) manuscript
20: (d) stroll