16th and 17th  BCS Priliminary Question Solution

16th BCS Priliminary Question Solution

  1. The correct passive of “Sheila was writing a letter” is –

ANS: A letter was being written by Sheila

  1. In which century was the Victorian period?

ANS: 19th century

  1. Shakespeare is known mostly for his-

ANS: plays

  1. ‘Intellectual’ শব্দের বাংলা অর্থ

ANS: বুদ্ধিজীবী

  1. Straw vote বলতে কী বুঝায়?

ANS: Unofficial poll of public opinion

  1. The word ‘imbibe’ means :

ANS: To drink

  1. The word ‘homogeneous’ means:

ANS: Of the same kind

  1. The synonyme of ‘genesis’ is-

ANS: beginning

  1. Something which is obnoxious means that it is-

ANS: Very unpleasant

  1. Something that is ‘fresh’ is something-

ANS: In fairly good condition

  1. A fantasy is-

ANS: An imaginary story

  1. An ordinance is-

ANS: A law

  1. Three score is –

ANS: Three times twenty

  1. The antonym of ‘indifference’ is –

ANS: Ardour

  1. Which of the following sentence is correct?

ANS: One of my friends is a lawyer

  1. Which of the following sentences is correct?

ANS: The shirt which he bought is blue in colour

  1. Which of the following sentences is correct?

ANS: Why have you done this?

  1. Which of the following sentance is a correct proverb?

ANS: Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

  1. Which of the following sentences is correct?

ANS: I forbade him to go

17th BCS Priliminary Question Solution

  1. To read between the lines-

ANS: to grasp the hidden meaning

  1. ‘Razzmatazz’ means:

ANS: A noisy activity

  1. The best passive form of the sentence: ‘we don’t like idle people’ –

ANS: Idle people are not liked by us

  1. The correct sentence of the followings:

ANS: The Nile is the longest river in Africa

  1. Any one of the following pairs are literary collaborators-

ANS: Shelly and keats

  1. Browning was the composer of any of the following poems –

ANS: Andrea del sarto

  1. The synonym for ‘efface’-

ANS: rub out

  1. When a person says he’s `all in’ it means .

ANS: He is very tired

  1. `Bill of fare’ is –

ANS: A list of dishes at restaurant

  1. A ‘bull market’ means that share prices are-

ANS: rising

  1. ‘Blue chips’ are-

ANS: Industrial shares considered to be a safe investment

  1. ‘Blockbuster’ means:

ANS: A powerful explosive to demolish buildings

  1. The synonym of `Franchise’ –

ANS: Privilege

  1. `Equivocation’ means –

ANS: Two contrary things in the same statment

  1. Persona-non-garta শব্দ সমষ্টি যে বিশেষ ক্ষেত্রে প্রযোজ্য –

ANS: কূটনীতিবিদ

  1. Choose the correct antonym of ‘Sluggish’_

ANS: animated

  1. The antonym for ‘inimical’-

ANS: friendly

  1. The correct spelling is –

ANS: Humorous

  1. The last word of the proverb . Handsome is that handsome____________’

ANS: does

  1. The right word to fill in the gap of the following sentence : Give her a telephone number to ring ____ she gets lost.

ANS: in case

  1. The sentence with correct punctuations-

ANS: Maria, my student, is on leave today

  1. The correct sentence of the followings –

ANS: A new cabinet has been sworn in Dhaka