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NIACL Assistant English Language Main Exam

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NIACL Assistant English Language Main Exam

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NIACL Assistant 2018 – Main Examination, conducted in online Mode, has: a duration of 2 hours, a total of 200 questions, a maximum score of 250 marks, and, consists of 5 sections, namely – Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness, Computer Aptitude and Numerical Ability. There is a Negative marking in NIACL Assistant Main exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates must clear the cut-off in all the sections to qualify for Regional Language Test. The below sections gives the detailed information about NIACL Assistant English Language Main Exam.


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SL. No. Name of the test No of questions Marks Duration
1 Test of Reasoning 40 50 Composite Time 120 minutes
2 Test of English Language 40 50
3 Test of General Awareness 40 50
4 Computer Knowledge 40 50
5 Test of Numerical Ability 40 50
Total 200 250
Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks


The NIACL Assistant English Language Main Exam, has a total of 40 questions with 50 marks. Below mentioned are the different categories of expected questions in the Main Exam of NIACL Assistant English Language Section.


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1. Directions: In the following questions, some part of the sentence is underlined. Which of the options given below the sentence should replace the part underlined to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given then choose option E ‘No Correction required’ as the answer.
But if you persist in asking me not to complain, I will complain against you.

    A. If you keep persisting at asking me not to complain
    B. But if you persist in asking me to not complain
    C. But if you persist on to ask me not to complain
    D. But if you keep persisting on asking me not to complain
    E. No correction required


Answer: Option E


2. Directions: Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

      1). Food manufactures spend more on advertising than any other manufacturing group and the nation’s grocery stores rank first among all retailers.
      2). Food product lead in expenditures for network and spot television advertisements, discount coupons, trading stamps, contests, and other forms of premium advertising.
      3). Foods are overwhelming the most advertised group of all consumer products in the U.S.
      4). In other media- newspapers, magazines, newspaper supplements, billboard and radio, food advertising expenditures rank near the top.


    A. 3421
    B. 3241
    C. 3142
    D. 4132


Answer: Option B


3. Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

    A. The Indian radio
    B. which was previously controlled by the British rulers
    C. is free now from the narrow vested interests.
    D. No error.


Answer: Option C


4. Sentence Completion
Sports for the visually challenged _____ their confidence and help them to mingle with the _______ of society.

    A. enrich …..stalwarts
    B. plummet…..elite
    C. boost…..mainstream
    D. abate…..cream
    E. curb…..best


Answer: Option C


5. Directions: Each question below has two- three blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
The English-speaking world’s favorite _______cinema channel has finally come to India, part of a global push into 130 markets that has _______ excluded China.

    A. immobile, important
    B. dormant, manager
    C. streaming, pointedly
    D. abeyant, chief
    E. entertaining, purposely


Answer: Option C

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NIACL Assistant – Related Information
NIACL Assistant – Reasoning Ability – Study Guide
NIACL Assistant – General Awareness – Study Guide
NIACL Assistant – Computer Knowledge – Study Guide
NIACL Assistant – Numerical Ability – Study Guide