4 Types of Vocabulary questions key to success in MAH CET 2014
MAH CET 2014 Preparations: 4 Types of Vocabulary questions key to success in
MAH CET 2014
Verbal Ability section in MAH MBA CET 2014
may have more than 80 questions based on
English usage and Reading comprehension
passages. Out of them 15 to 18 questions may
be on vocabulary usage
20 percent questions in Verbal Ability and
Reading comprehension section of MAHCET
examinations are expected to be based on
vocabulary usage. Strong vocabulary may turn the table in scoring good marks and in securing a seat in
a good B school in Maharashtra like JBIMS, KJ Somaiya, SIMSREE, etc. Outside Maharashtra candidates
have more than 8 thousand seats waiting for them in 400+ B schools across the state. It is a good
opportunity for Maharashtra or non-Maharashtra candidates who couldn’t score well in other All India
tests as they can explore the admission possibilities through MAHCET 2014.
What can you anticipate in MAH CET 2014?
Verbal Ability section in the exam may have more than 80 questions based on English usage and
Reading comprehension passages. Out of them 15 to 18 questions may be on vocabulary usage.
Types of questions and tips to solve
For the benefit of the management aspirants, MBAUniverse.com brings forth this comprehensive article
shared by Prof S.K. Agarwal, expert in verbal area, to know and how to crack the expected type of
questions based on contextual usage of vocabulary.
Learning Vocabulary words has no limit. The best learning is the learning in context. You may
understand a word, but more important is to know how and where to use it.
Sample questions for MAH CET 2014
Type-1 – Fill in the blanks
Candidates may expect 5 to 7 questions of this type in the examination. Reading, knowing the usage of
the words will be the key to crack these questions.
Direction for question 1 to 4- Following question has a sentence with two blanks. Five pairs of words
are given below the questions. Choose the pair that best completes the sentence.
Q.1. The media, too, had shed its ______ stance and had begun to view the Movement with _________
(1) Regulatory; Apprehensive
(2) Adulatory; presumptive
(3) Obsequious; probable
(4). Complimentary; hypothetical
(5). Flattering; plausible
Q.2. This can only ____ them to bear ______ witness to that " good news " which gives meaning to their
(1) Urge; bold
Type-2-Short passage with blanks
There may be 10 questions of this type in the test. Two short passages of approximately 60-70 words
with blanks are marked in the passage and the candidates are required to fill in the same with
appropriate option words that follow the passage.
Q.3-4. In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are
printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank
appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.
The North-East India is Asia in miniature, a place (3) the brown and yellow races (4) and mingle. There
are at least 262
Q.3. (1) when (2) although (3) where (4) to (5) in
Q.4. (1) meet (2) desert (3) form (4) find (5) went
Ans. Q.1(2) - Adulatory- other words are near synonyms hence adulatory ( appreciating, praising) is
most appropriate. Similarly, presumptive – meaning assuming in probability will be the most
Ans.Q.2 (3) Impel; courageous; Explanation- Impel- driven by internal & external reasons different from
other near synonyms, Courageous- It required courage to bear the news, other words are not
Ans.Q.3 (1)-meet and mingle is a compound used to indicate the area/place of meeting and getting
Ans.Q.4 (4)- homogeneous-similar ethnic groups. A closer word than identical
How to prepare for MAH CET 2014 in a short period?
MAH CET 2014 aspirants still have a fortnight to prepare, your preparation will get a shot in the arm, if a
few simple tips are followedWhatever vocabulary words are learnt should be put to use in writing and conversation on the same
Read the editorials and articles in newspapers and periodicals regularly, pick out the difficult words used
in them and find out their meaning and usage in dictionary
Practicing vocabulary words in context is necessary especially for the ‘fill in the blanks’ type of
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