Capgemini Campus Placement - Verbal Ability Questions
In the verbal ability section of the written test of Capgemini, a passage is given followed by a few questions. The students are expected to answer the questions based on the information provided in the passage.
Some of the other questions that have been asked in the past are as follows:
1. From the words given below choose the word which means magical spell or charm
D. Hymn Chorale
2. Choose the word which means blue stocking?
3. Choose the option which uses the correct word meaning 'scared':
A. My brother is afraid of cockroaches.
B. My brother is fearful of cockroaches.
C. My brother is frightful of cockroaches.
D. My brother is feared of cockroaches
4. Suresh has trouble falling or staying asleep. I guess, he suffers from _______.
5. What is the synonym of the word High Hand:
He was a king who ruled his subjects with a high hand.
6. Fill in the blank
The --------and hypnotically soothing voice chanting from Vedas -------over a flood of old memories.
B. Euphonious ..glided
7. A Word in bold letters is given in following questions you are required to mark most synonym of the word as your answer from the choices available.
Take care of what u say! You will have to eat your words!
A. You are not good with your English
B. You will have to take back what you have said.
C. You have no eatables to eat.
D. None of the above
8. What is the meaning of the following ?
A. going on a hunt
B. A hopeless quest
C. tough competition
D. none of these
9. Select the answer from among the choices, which produces the most effective sentence, one that is clear and exact for the sentence marked in bold.
Terrorist ransacks their homes looking for arms; they brutalize men and insult women.
A. Terrorist ransack their homes looking for arms
B. Terrorist ransacks their homes to look for arms
C. Terrorist has ransacked their homes looking for arms
D. Terrorist ransacks their home in the look for arms.
10. They were having __ essential debate on __ role of girl empowerment in __ auditorium.
A. the, the, an
B. a, the, the
C. a, an, the
D. an, the, the
11. Following sentence contains one error in grammar, usage or idiom. The sentences have been broken into four parts. Identify the part containing the error.
A. to abide with these guidelines
B. Companies that are ready
C. will be admitted as members of the 'Consortium for Social Cause'
D. will be admitted
12. A Word in bold letters is given in following questions you are required to mark most synonym of the word as your answer from the choices available.
I racked my brains to solve this difficult sum.
A. I read a lot of books.
B. I used my commonsense
C. I consulted several people
D. I subjected my mind hard thinking
13. Each sentence is in direct or indirect speech and is followed by four alternatives of the opposite form of narration to that of the sentence. Choose the correct option from the following:
The man with the gun said to us, "Don't move!"
A. The man with the gun warned us not to move.
B. The man with the gun requested us not to move.
C. The man with the gun said to us not to move.
D. The man with the gun said don't move.
14. Choose the synonym for the word given below
15. Which is the incorrect word among the ones marked in bold?
The marsupial kangaroo protects it's young one from enemies by lodging it in the pouch.
16. Which sentence is incorrect?
A. laid in our desire
B. the solution to all our woes
C. According to Buddha
D. for the fulfilment of our urges
17. In the following question, four similar sentences are given, of which only one is grammatically correct, stylistically elegant and semantically consistent. Identify that sentence.
A. The magistrate observed that though the editor did not violate any rule, his publishing the article would tantamount to libel, as it tarnished the image of the august body.
B. The magistrate observed that though the editor did not violate any law, his publishing the article would be tantamount to slander, as it tarnished the image of the august body.
C. The magistrate observed that though the editor did not violate any law, his publishing the article would be tantamount to slander, as it tarnished the image of the a great body.
D. The magistrate observed that though the editor did not violate any law, his publishing the article would be tantamount to libel, as it tarnished the image of the august body.
18. In the given sentences find the incorrect one: maybe a part or the whole sentence may be wrong:
1. Even though the newly developed seed did bring in a better crop, the farmers were not specious about the next year.
2. It is easy to explain the preference of aficionados of coffee to Robusta over Arabia.
3. The 'Padmashri' was a handsome reward to the distinguished scientist who had worked tiresomely for developing an electronic device for keeping pests away.
A. 1 and 2
B. 1 and 3
C. 2 and 3
19. Fill in the blanks:
The argument that the need for a new monetary policy to ---------demand outweighs the need to ------budget deficits its persuasive.
A. Assess, minimize
B. Outstrip, eliminate
C. Stimulate, control
D. Restraint, Conceal