English – Yearwise Questions – Phrasal Verb – W.B.C.S. Preliminary Examination.
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WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2020
- Never ______ upon the marginalized.
Fill in with the right phrasal verb.
(A) look over
(B) look down
(C) look through
(D) look into
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2019
- Fill in with the right phrasal verb.
The detective suddenly ______ a useful clue.
(A) gave in
(B) came across
(C) fill up
(D) fell down
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2018
- The teacher will ______ a new chapter tomorrow.
(a) take over
(b) take up
(c) take down
(d) take off
- “Call up” means :
- The girl ______ her mother
(a) takes after
(b) call in
(c) puts off
(d) puts by
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2017
- There was no ______ in the rain.
(a) let up (decrease, diminish)
(b) let in
(c) let off
(d) let go
- He wanted to ______ out.
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2016
- In a moment of hurry, the files had been ______ by Hamilton.
(a) cast about
(b) cast out
(c) cast up
(d) cast aside
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2015
- There was a ______ on the midnight train.
(a) Hold up (delay, difficulty)
(b) Hold in
(d) Hold out
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2014
- They decided to _____ his number in the yellow pages
(a) Look into
(b) Look at
(d) Look onto
- Fill in the blank with correct phrasal verb from the options provided
The boss simply could not __________ his inefficiency any more.
(a) put off
(b) put up with
(c) put down
(d) put across
- I will ______ her case as a precedent to my job until May.
(b) hold on
(c) hold in
(d) hold to
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2013
- His friend ______ his word much to his despair
(a) Went back on
(b) Went away from
(c) Went with
(d) Went in
- They ‘laughed down’ the man means that they ______ the man.
(b) Laughed with
(c) Ridiculed and belittled
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2011
- We should ______ for a rainy day.
(a) Put down
(b) Put into
(c) Put something by
(d) Put things off
- The thief ______ with the ornaments.
(a) Made away
(b) Made out
(c) Made off
(d) Made up
- The boys were ‘kept in’ after school means that the boys were _____
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2010
- The evidence ______ with what one already knows.
(a) Ties in
(b) Sets in
(c) Gives in
(d) Goes down
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2009
- After much effort he could tide over the crisis.
(b) Win over
- After a prolonged suffering he passed away.
(a) Went away
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2008
- After a promising start his career soon came to an end in a disappointing
(a) Roughed out
(b) Fizzled out
(c) Flaked out
(d) Rounded off
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2007
- After much resistance the robbers gave in to the police.
(c) Yielded(surrender, hand over)
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2003
- You cannot always go by appearances.
(d) Judge From
- Poor nutrition in infancy can hold back physical growth.
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2001
- I cannot make out what he wishes to say.
WBCS Preliminary Question Paper – 2000
- “Lay off’ can mean to stop working and also
(a) To go on strike
(b) To leave alone
(c) To spread out
(d) To go to sleep
- I asked the slow worker to get a move _____
- He put _____ some savings to support him in his old age.
- The two boys fell _____ but soon become friends again
(quarrel, argue, fight)
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