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English for Competitive Examinations

The book English for Competitions gives an insight into the various topics that are broadly covered in the English Section of various competitive exams. It provides a complete package to the aspirant, thereby, providing both the conventional type (that are typical of any test) as well as the newly-introduced questions. A work book approach has been followed thus providing a detailed and thorough coverage of the topic by means of ample practice questions.  

  • AuthorsEdgar Thorpe | Showick Thorpe
  • ISBN9788131791196
  • ImprintPearson Education
  • Copyright2013
  • Pages472
  • List PriceRs. 215/-

Salient Features

1.      Topic-wise study material for each type of question includes an explanation about the type followed by the format of questions.

2.      The questions have been categorized as: word-based questions, sentence-based questions and paragraph-based questions which enhances understanding and problem solving skills.

3.       A separate section in which questions from all categories  have been arranged into three types of sets-30 question sets, 50 question sets and 60 question sets.

4.      A separate word list and a set of Grammar rules have been provided

Additional Study Material through QR Code

Additional Study Material through QR Code


Content List of Book


Part-A: Word-Based Questions

Chapter 1 Test of Synonyms

Chapter 2 Test of Antonyms

Chapter 3 Test of Analogy

Chapter 4 One Word Substitutions

Chapter 5 Idiomatic Use of Verbs

Chapter 6 Test of Spellings

Part-B: Sentence-Based Questions

Chapter 7 Error Identification

Chapter 8 Sentence Improvement

Chapter 9 Jumbled Words in a Sentence

Chapter 10 Sentence Completion

Chapter 11 Idioms and Phrases

Part-C: Paragraph-Based Questions

Chapter 12 Cloze Tests

Chapter 13 Jumbled Sentences in a Para

Chapter 14 Reading Comprehension

Chapter 15 English Comprehension

Part-D: Mini Test Series



Part-E: Mega Test Series


Part-F: Full Test Series


                                           SECTION-III ANNEXURE


Word List

Golden Rules


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