Practice NDA English – Online Test

Online test is now a better way to practice for any examination as it gives the clear idea of the types of questions that asked in the examination. Here, our experts are providing you the collection of important questions in the form of online test series of English which will prepare you for the NDA examination. Practicing English from this online test will give you a lucid idea of the questions generally appear in the exam.

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  1. Spotting Errors 10 questions
  2. Q 1.Order has been issued (a)/ for his transfer to another district (b)/ but he has not received them so far. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. Order has been issued
    2. for his transfer to another district
    3. but he has not received them so far
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: Order has been issued

    Q 2.There are two scores of books (a)/ which are lying (b)/ unused in the library. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. There are two scores of books
    2. which are lying
    3. unused in the library
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: There are two scores of books

    Q 3.Sheeps are economically useful (a)/ and so they are reared (b)/ in the hills. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. Sheeps are economically useful
    2. and so they are reared
    3. in the hills
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: Sheeps are economically useful

    Q 4.I shall not attend the meeting (a)/ since I have many works to complete (b)/ within allotted time. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. I shall not attend the meeting
    2. since I have many works to complete
    3. within allotted time.
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: since I have many works to complete

    Q 5.It is a pity (a)/ that even five years old boys (b)/ are engaged in hazardous factories. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. It is a pity
    2. that even five years old boys
    3. are engaged in hazardous factories.
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: that even five years old boys

    Q 6.It is not my business (a)/ to give an advice to those (b)/ who not sensible enough to deal with their own problems. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. It is not my business
    2. to give an advice to those
    3. who not sensible enough to deal with their own problems
    4. No error
    5. Answer is : to give an advice to those

    Q 7.She misplaced her spectacle (a)/ is now feeling (b)/ great difficulty in studying. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. She misplaced her spectacle
    2. is now feeling
    3. great difficulty in studying
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: She misplaced her spectacle

    Q 8.I hope to visit (a)/ my uncle next year (b)/ during summer vacation (c)/ No error (d)

    1. I hope to visit
    2. my uncle next year
    3. during summer vacation
    4. No error
    5. answer is: during summer vacation

    Q 9.The table’s wood (a)/ is infested with mite (b)/ and I am likely to dispose it off. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. The table’s wood
    2. is infested with mite
    3. and I am likely to dispose it off
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: The table’s wood

    Q 10.I can’t come to you now (a)/ because a lot of works (b)/ remains to be done. (c)/ No error (d)

    1. I can’t come to you now
    2. because a lot of works
    3. remains to be done
    4. No error
    5. Answer is: because a lot of works
  1. Antonyms 10 questions
  2. Q 1. He drove his car through SLIMY road to reach your office.

    1. Ugly
    2. Clean
    3. Beautiful
    4. Slippery
    5. Answer is: Clean

    Q2.His family SERVED ties with him for marrying inter-caste.

    1. Joined
    2. Included
    3. Detached
    4. Disrupted
    5. Answer is: Joined

    Q3.Domestic violence is very INHUMAN act.

    1. Indifferent
    2. Compassionate
    3. Terrible
    4. Terrifing
    5. Answer is: Compassionate

    Q4.His CANDID remarks impressed the authorities.

    1. Blunt
    2. Guarded
    3. Sincere
    4. Unconventional
    5. Answer is: Guarded

    Q5.It is easy to understand his FUZZY thoughts.

    1. Misty
    2. vague
    3. clear
    4. useful
    5. Answer is: clear

    Q6.The guilty appealed to the jury to CONDONE his punishment.

    1. Accept
    2. forgive
    3. condemn
    4. Criticize
    5. Answer is: condemn

    Q7.There was fire this morning. They were lucky to ESCAPE it

    1. Arrest
    2. Elude
    3. Evade
    4. Conceive
    5. Answer is: Arrest

    Q8.His ELOQUENT speech helped him bag the award.

    1. Lucid
    2. Vivid
    3. Short
    4. Inarticulate
    5. Answer is: Inarticulate

    Q9.We are ANXIOUS to avoid the problem with regard to this.

    1. Cool
    2. composed
    3. careless
    4. worried
    5. Answer is: careless

    Q10.The railway lines are EXTENDED and we are quite happy about it.

    1. Protracted
    2. Widened
    3. Curtailed
    4. Elongated
    5. Answer is: Curtailed
  1. Synonyms 10 questions
  2. Q1.The landscape changed ABRUPTLY after the snowfall.

    1. Suddenly
    2. Sharply
    3. Favorably
    4. Slightly
    5. Answer is: Suddenly

    Q2.There was a signpost where the two paths CONVERGE.

    1. Separate
    2. Intersect
    3. Merge
    4. Diverge
    5. Answer is: Intersect

    Q3.A series of COLUMNS supporting a large porch is typical of medieval architecture.

    1. Statues
    2. Arches
    3. Pillars
    4. Murals
    5. Answer is: Pillars

    Q4.The violence erupted because of the ZEALOT.

    1. enthusiastic
    2. brave
    3. timid
    4. fanatic
    5. Answer is: fanatic

    Q5.We saw a SCINTILLATING fireworks display.

    1. Fascinating
    2. Unforgettable
    3. Beautiful
    4. Sparkling
    5. Answer is: Sparkling

    Q6.A wise man puts past RANCOR behind the moves ahead.

    1. Dislike
    2. Hatred
    3. Division
    4. Criticism
    5. Answer is: Hatred

    Q7.The PACT has been in effect for twenty years.

    1. Treaty
    2. Monarchy
    3. Lease
    4. Trend
    5. Answer is: Treaty

    Q8.He had a reputation of being a PRUDENT businessman.

    1. Skillful
    2. Wealthy
    3. Careful
    4. Dishonest
    5. Answer is: Careful

    Q9.Many of the villagers were ISOLATED by heavy showers of rain.

    1. Destroyed
    2. Separated from others
    3. Battered
    4. Devastated
    5. Answer is: Separated from others

    Q10.Trees that BLOCK the view of oncoming traffic should be cut down.

    1. Alter
    2. Obstruct
    3. Improve
    4. Spoil
    5. Answer is: Obstruct
  1. Fill in the blanks 10 questions
  2. Q1.The two sisters look so _____ that it is difficult to tell one from the other.

    1. Same
    2. Similar
    3. Identical
    4. Alike
    5. Answer is: Similar

    Q2.Since one cannot read every book, one should be content with making a _____ selection.

    1. Normal
    2. Standard
    3. Sample
    4. Judicious
    5. Answer is: Judicious

    Q3.Success comes to those who are vigilant not to permit _____ from the chosen path.

    1. Diversion
    2. Deviation
    3. Obstruction
    4. Alienation
    5. Answer is: Deviation

    Q4.His action had _____ pain and suffering on thousands of people.

    1. Deplored
    2. Eliminated
    3. Affected
    4. Inflicted
    5. Answer is: Inflicted

    Q5.He has good _____ over the famous world languages.

    1. Authority
    2. Expertise
    3. Hold
    4. Command
    5. Answer is: Command

    Q6.The lions in the Gir forest are protected as they come under _____ species.

    1. Dangerous
    2. Engendered
    3. Enamored
    4. Endangered
    5. Answer is: Endangered

    Q7.People who have an _____ reputation are often provided by the rest.

    1. Unsteady
    2. Unsavory
    3. Unsafe
    4. Unsatisfied
    5. Answer is: Unsavory

    Q8.My father was too _____ to push open the heavy door.

    1. Timid
    2. Faint
    3. Feeble
    4. Faltering
    5. Answer is: Feeble

    Q9.He does not suffer from any _____ disease at all.

    1. Acute
    2. Chronic
    3. Temporary
    4. Irregular
    5. Answer is: Chronic

    Q10.We are not sure if their business is strictly _____

    1. Prudent
    2. Honest
    3. Judicious
    4. Legitimate
    5. Answer is: Legitimate
  1. Sentence Improvement 10 questions
  2. Q1.This matter admits of no excuse.

    1. admits to
    2. admits from
    3. admits
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: no improvement

    Q2.You have come here with a view to insult me.

    1. to insulting me
    2. of insulting me
    3. for insulting me
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: to insulting me

    Q3.For all powers of reason and understanding, we know a little about life’s secrets.

    1. a little of love secrets
    2. little about life’s secrets
    3. nothing about life’s secrets
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: little about life’s secrets

    Q4.Not a word they spoke to the unfortunate wife about it.

    1. did they speak
    2. they will speak
    3. they had spoken
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: did they speak

    Q5.More than one person was killed in accident.

    1. were killed
    2. are killed
    3. have been killed
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: were killed

    Q6.If he had time, he will call you.

    1. would have
    2. would had
    3. has
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: has

    Q7.His powerful desire brought about his downfall.

    1. his intense desire
    2. his desire for power
    3. his fatal desire
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: his desire for power

    Q8.All, but her, had made an attempt.

    1. all, but she
    2. all, but herself
    3. all, but her
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: all, but she

    Q9.I hope you vividly remember the premier of the film when I, my wife and you were present in the hall.

    1. my wife, I and you
    2. you, I and my wife
    3. my wife , you and I
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: my wife , you and I

    Q10.With the thundering roar the huge rocket soared up from the launching pad.

    1. flew up
    2. went upwards
    3. took off
    4. no improvement
    5. Answer is: took off
  1. Sequence 10 questions
  2. Q1.Little
    P: that he had been let down
    Q: stood by all these years
    R: did he realize
    S: by a colleague whom he had
    The proper sequence should be

    1. RPSQ
    2. RSQP
    3. QSRP
    4. QSPR
    5. Answer is: RPSQ

    Q2.Then
    P: it stuck me
    Q: of course
    R: suitable it was
    S: how eminently
    The proper sequence should be

    1. SPQR
    2. QSRP
    3. PSRQ
    4. QPSR
    5. Answer is: QPSR

    Q3.There was
    P: needed for it’s everyday life
    Q: a time when each family
    R: for itself most of the things it
    S: actually produce
    The proper sequence should be

    1. QRSP
    2. RQPS
    3. RSPQ
    4. QSRP
    5. Answer is: QSRP

    Q4.The grocer
    P: did not listen to the protest of customers
    Q: who was in the habit of weighting less
    R: whom he had cheated
    S: with great audacity
    The proper sequence should be

    1. PRSQ
    2. QSPR
    3. QPRS
    4. PQSR
    5. Answer is: QPRS

    Q5.Though he dialed frequently
    P: on telephone
    Q: my brother could not contact me
    R: and had left no information
    S: as I had gone out of office
    The proper sequence should be

    1. QPRS
    2. SQRP
    3. QPSR
    4. SPQR
    5. Answer is: QPSR

    Q6.Education is
    P: of the proper sense of responsibility
    Q: the first need
    R: in a citizen
    S: for the development
    The proper sequence should be

    1. SQPR
    2. QSRP
    3. QSPR
    4. PQRS
    5. Answer is: QSPR

    Q7.It was
    P: in keeping with my mood
    Q: a soft summer evening
    R: as I walked sedately
    S: in the direction of new house
    The proper sequence should be

    1. SRPQ
    2. QRPS
    3. QPRS
    4. SQPR
    5. Answer is: QPRS

    Q8.With her body
    P: dragging her unwilling feet
    Q: weak and infirm
    R: double with age
    S: she persisted in her mission
    The proper sequence should be

    1. PQRS
    2. QPRS
    3. RQPS
    4. SRPQ
    5. Answer is: RQPS

    Q9.When he
    P: did not know
    Q: he was nervous and
    R: heard the hue and cry at midnight
    S: what to do
    The proper sequence should be

    1. RQPS
    2. QSPR
    3. SQPR
    4. PQRS
    5. Answer is: RQPS

    Q10.A French woman
    P: committed suicide
    Q: where she had put up
    R: who had come to Kolkata
    S: by jumping from the balcony of the hotel
    The proper sequence should be

    1. PRQS
    2. QSRP
    3. RPSQ
    4. SRQP
    5. Answer is: RPSQ
  1. Comprehension 2 Passages
  2. Elephants spray water over their ears to stay cool. The rhythm of an elephant’s day is set largely by it’s watering routine. An adult needs about about thirty gallons of water a day. When water is abundant, there is no problem. But during droughts,elephants resort to an intriguing technique: digging wells. In a dried-up river bed they scoop out holes with their forefeet until they reach water. After waiting patiently for the sand to settle, they drink in order of seniority, calves last.

    Q1.According to the passage, water is

    1. quite important for the elephant
    2. vital for the elephant’s survival
    3. occasionally useful for the elephant
    4. often a problem for the elephant
    5. Answer is: vital for the elephant’s survival

    Q2.When the elephants find water

    1. the baby elephants drink first
    2. the oldest adult drinks first
    3. the largest elephant drinks first
    4. the youngest adult drinks first
    5. Answer is: the oldest adult drinks first

    Q3.According to the passage, elephants spray water over themselves

    1. to have fun
    2. to ward off the heat
    3. to cool their heels
    4. to quench their thirst
    5. Answer is: to ward off the heat

    Q4.During droughts, elephants

    1. burrow in the sand to avoid heat
    2. find water in rivers
    3. dig holes in the river bed to reach the water
    4. find new water holes
    5. Answer is: dig holes in the river bed to reach the water

    One day my brother brought home a new song-bird. It was the smallest of them all, a tiny creature of blue and red that sparkled when brushed by the sun. But there was a problem: while the others sang, this new bird remained silent. My brother tried coaxing music out of him, in vain. He tried attacking with a stick but the word was unmoved. My brother first tried withholding food but later when the incentive was offered the bird ignored it and twice he knocked over his dish, scattering the seed.

    Q1.What does the the word ‘coaxing’ mean?

    1. to behave rudely
    2. to use violent means
    3. to gently persuade
    4. to beg repeatedly
    5. Answer is: to gently persuade

    Q2.At first his brother tried to get the bird to sing by
    tempting with food
    placing it in the company of the other birds while they sang
    singing to the bird himself
    withholding food

    1. tempting with food
    2. placing it in the company of the other birds while they sang
    3. singing to the bird himself
    4. withholding food
    5. Answer is: placing it in the company of the other birds while they sang

    Q3.One day the writer’s brother brought home a bird

    1. which never ate food
    2. which flew so high it seemed to tough the sun
    3. whose colours shone brightly in the sunlight
    4. which was the largest of all the birds in his collection
    5. Answer is: whose colours shone brightly in the sunlight
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  1. MRITUNJAY BHARDWAJ

    What is the difficulty level of English paper in NDA? is it easy or though? If i play sports, then will i be able to play for my country if i am selected in NDA?

    1. Prof. Mohan Singh Rawat

      The difficulty level of English is moderate in NDA. But, it also depends on your knowledge, someone who is good in English will find the paper easy, while someone who is not so good, will find it difficult. Also, if you are good at sports then you can reach great heights, you may even represent India.

  2. ajeet kumar maurya

    mam maine ek ssb de rakhi hai aur main gd se out ho gaya tha mera moral bhaut down ho gaya hai kya main dubaara try karu ,main army officer banne ke liye kuch bhi kar sakta hu

    1. Hello Ajeet, take it easy. First, you don’t have to over posses with the army officer. Yes, you can try as many times you want till you are eligible but the most important you have to build those qualities. Quality of an Army officer.

  3. Hi sir,i have completed my diploma and studying btech .can I apply for technical posts based on my btech degree?

    1. Hello ENT,
      With your B.tech degree you can directly apply for officers posts, but you want to apply for Soldier technical then if you satisfy other eligibility criteria, then you can apply.

  4. Hi sir. I completed my 12th with pcm from BSEB board. I want to join NDA and for this I have filled up the NDA form for IAF. Please suggest me how to prepare for this exam. I want to crack it in first attempt. I will wait for your answer.

    1. Hi Gunjan.
      It is really impressive that you are preparing for NDA exam and look forward to join IAF. Now that you are preparing for the written exam it is quite important that you are fully aware with the exam pattern and syllabus so, that you can start your preparation according to that. Next thing is set a time table and follow it strictly. You have to cover all the topics and also revise with regular interval. Keep yourself focused while studying and be dedicated towards your studies if you want to achieve your aim. NCERT book are best to study from. For more information on how to prepare for exam just search for ‘7 Effective Steps To Crack NDA Written Exam in Ist Attempt’ in the search box of our website.

  5. Hello Sir. I need your help as I am in 10th class and I want to join Indian army later. May you please suggest me which subjects should I choose after 10th board examination.

    1. Hi Sanu.
      As, you have mentioned that you are 10th class at present and you look forward to join Indian army then your best opportunity is NDA exam. This exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year for both 12th appearing and 12th pass out students who aspires to join Indian army, Navy and Air Force as officers. The age limit for this exam is 16 and half to 19 and half years. Right now you are not eligible for this exam but later on you can apply for it. What you must keep in mind is if you want to join Navy or Air force then you must have studied Physics and Maths in 11th and 12th. But there is no such condition for Indian army, you can choose whatever subject you want. But still we would recommend you to have PCM because in the Written exam there is Maths, Physics section so, it will he helpful for you if you had already studied these subjects.
      Other then this if you want you can directly also join Indian army after 12th through bharti rallies but you must understand that for every different post the education qualification that is required is different.

  6. Respected Sir,
    I’m recently studying for 11th class with Science. And I’m from Navi mumbai. In my 10th standard I have scored 79.60% and I wish to join Indian Army as a lieutenant. What and how should I study and for which exams should I prepare for. Please give me some tips and please mention the dates of the exams and how to fill exam forms. Please let me know what documents are also required so that I can fill the form.

    1. Hi Akshay.
      As, you have mentioned that at present you are in 11th class and look forward to join Indian army as officer then your best option is NDA(National Defence Academy) Exam. You must have heard about this exam. This exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year for both 12th appearing and 12th pass out students who aspires to join Indian army, Navy and Air force as officers. The age limit for this exam is 16 and half to 19 and half years. If you want to join Navy or Air force then it is necessary that you must have studied Physics and Maths in 11th and 12th. At present you are not eligible for this exam but next year you can apply for it. It is really impressive that you look forward to join Indian army. We would recommend you to be dedicated toward your studies now and for more information on NDA exam just search for ‘Complete NDA Selection Process – How To Get Selected’ in the search box of our website. There you will find all the information.

  7. Hi sir. I am from Tamil Nadu from village of santhavasal. I have applied for NDA exam. But I don’t know how to prepare for this exam. Please give me some short cut tips. Please guide me through this exam. Please help.

    1. Hi Praveen.
      First of all it is good to hear that you look forward to join armed forces through NDA exam. Now for the preparation for this exam it is important that you have all the brief knowledge regarding the syllabus and the exam pattern In case you have no idea the just search for ‘NDA Exam Syllabus, Pattern and Books 2017’ in the search box of our website. To crack the exam you have to be dedicated towards your studies and regular study is must. Remember there is no shortcut to success. Only hard work will help you in achieving your dream. Set a time table and divide your syllabus according to that. Make sure that you cover all the topics in the given time. Revision is also another factor that you must keep in your mind. Practice from previous year paper and sample paper and along with it also give online test for better result. Be focused while studying and practice as much as you can. For more tips on how to crack the exam read ‘7 Effective Steps To Crack NDA Written Exam in Ist Attempt’ in our website.

  8. I got all correct

  9. I want to join Indian air Force flying branch. How can I join Air Force? I have completed my 12th with science from Maharashtra state board and taken admission for B-ball.

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Pratik.
      It is really good hear that you look forward to join Indian Air Force. As, you have mentioned that you have completed your 12th then at present you have a big opportunity that is NDA exam. This exam is conducted by UPSC twice a year for students who aspires to join Indian army, Air Force and Indian Navy as officers. The age limit for this exam is 16 and half to 19 and half years. But to join Air Force and Navy the education qualification required is that you must have studied Maths and Physics in 11th and 12th. Before you apply for this exam you must have all thee information regarding NDA so read ‘Complete NDA Selection Process – How To Get Selected’ in our website.

    2. But I m not eligible for that exam

    3. Prof. Rajeev Mehra

      Hello again,
      If you are not eligible to apply for NDA, then you can apply for other exams like CDSE and AFCAT to enter in the flying branch of air force.

  10. Hello, I am rachit. I want to join indian army through NDA exam. How should I study? And give some tips to crack NDA exam and SSB.

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Rachit.
      As, you have mentioned that you look forward to join Indian army through NDA exam then you have work really hard. You must be aware that NDA is one of the toughest exam. First of all you must have all the knowledge regarding the syllabus and the pattern of the NDA written exam. Then set a time table in such a way that you are able to give equal time to every subject. Regular practice is must. Keep yourself focused. NCERT are the best books to study from so that you can clear all the basic doubts. For maore information on how you can prepare for the written exam read ‘7 Effective Steps To Crack NDA Written Exam in Ist Attempt’ in our website.

  11. Hello mam. I want to join Indian army force, for my better future. I am in 11th class and I want to qualify NDA exam. Can you give me some tips please?

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Aditya.
      As, you have mentioned that you are in 11th class then at present you are not eligible to apply for NDA exam. Only 12th appearing or 12th pass out student can apply for this exam. But it is really impressive that you look forward to join Indian army. First of all you need to be focused and dedicated towards your aim and you have work hard regularly. Keep yourself both physically and mentally fit. Try to acquire officer like qualities such as, time management and discipline etc. Regular hard work necessary only then you can achieve your goal. For more information on how you can prepare for NDA exam read ‘7 Effective Steps To Crack NDA Written Exam in Ist Attempt’ in our website.

  12. Hello sir/mam …main 12th class commerce RBSC (Hindi Medium) se hu .mere liye konsa competition exam hoga?

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Manisha. There are so many competitive exam for your age group. But, if you are asking specifically for armed forces, then i recommend you to complete your graduation first and then appear in the CDS exam which will give your opportunity to directly achieve the officer rank.

  13. I want to join Air Force
    I’m with commerce stream without maths is their any posssibility?

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Tanuj. Yes, after passing class 12th, you can join Indian Air force by appearing in the NDA entrance exam.

  14. Hello.. Mem.. Mera b.com. Complete hua hai.. Kya main army main join ho sakta houn…

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Hi Ajay. If you want to join army through NDA exam, then check out your eligibility, as the age limit to appear in the exam is 17-19.5 years. Good Luck.

  15. THE INDIAN ARMY is the greatest militarily force in the world .
    I am also want to join INDIAN ARMY .
    I FEEL PRIDE

    1. Prof. Divyanshi Sharma

      Yes. You are absolutely correct Subhankar. I hope, you have solved this English Online Test of NDA which will surely help you to achieve directly an officer rank in Indian army.

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