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CASB Syllabus for Airman – English

1. A short passage followed by four questions to test comprehension. The questions will be set:-
(a) To judge understanding of the passage.
(b) To draw inference
(c) To judge understanding of vocabulary

2. Grammar – 1
(a) Subject – verb concord
(b) Forms of verbs and errors in the use of verbs, etc.
(c) Sequence of tenses and errors in the use of tenses

3. Grammar – 2
(a) Formation of words – Nouns from verbs and adjectives, Adjectives from nouns and verbs, Adverbs from adjectives etc.
(b) Determiners
(c) The Preposition
(d) Nouns and Pronouns
(e) The Adjective
(f) The Adverb
(g) The Conjunction
(h) The Modals

4. Vocabulary
(a) Synonyms and Synonyms in context
(b) Antonyms and Antonyms in context
(c) One word substitution
(d) Spelling pitfalls
(e) Simple Idioms/phrases
(f) Words often confused/Selecting the correct word fitting in a sentence

5. Narration (Direct and Indirect)
(a) Commands and requests
(b) Statements (Various tenses)
(c) Questions (Various forms of questions, tenses, etc.)

6. Voice (Active and Passive)
(a) Changes required under each tense.
(b) Other conditions for transforming Active into Passive
(i) The Preposition
(ii) Modal auxiliaries
(iii) Infinitive
(iv) Participles

7. Jumbled Sentences

Syllabus for Reasoning And General Awareness RAGA

Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal) :
Sr No Topics
1. Series completion.
2. Distance and Direction sense Test.
3. Mathematical Operations
4. Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test.
5. Classification.
6. Inserting the Missing character.
7. Blood Relation.
8. Coding & Decoding
9. Clocks.
10. Logical Venn Diagrams.
11. Tallest, youngest relations.
12. Alphabet Test.
13. Analogy.
14. Non- Verbal reasoning.
15. Logical Sequence of words.
16. Sitting Arrangements.

Mathematics (Elementary) :
17. Ratio and Proportion.
18. Average.
19. LCM & HCF.
20. Profit and Loss.
21. Time, Distance and Speed.
22. Percentage.
23. Simplifications of Numbers.
24. Fractions.
25. Area of Triangle, Square, Circle and Rectangle.
26. Surface Area and Volume of Cuboids, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere.
27. Probability.
28. Simple Trigonometry.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs :
29. General Science.
30. Civics.
31. Geography.
32. Current Events.
33. History.
34. Basic Computer Operations.

Model Question Paper Of English

Identify the incorrectly spelt word:
Q.5. (A) Seperate (B) Occur (C) Receive (D) Accommodate

Choose the word almost similar in meaning to the word given below:
Q.6. Zest
(A) passion (B) apathy (C) lazy (D) boredom

Choose the word almost opposite in meaning to the word given below:
Q.7. Embellish
(A) sacrifice (B) disfigure (C) forfeit (D) indict

Choose the correct one word substitute for the following stem:
Q.8. A well experienced person.
(A) Officer (B) Senior (C) Apprentice (D) Veteran

A sentence, split into four parts, has been given. Choose the best order which produces the original sentence:
Q.9. for backward classes (1) / a vexed problem facing us (2)
and to reserve more seats (3) / is the clamour to open more colleges (4)
(A) 2,3,4,1 (B) 2,4,1,3 (C) 2,4,3,1 (D) 2,1,4,3

Choose the most appropriate answer and fill in the blanks: (Q.No.10 to 14)
Q.10. The authorities seem to be ______ concerning the condition of workers.
(A) liberal (B) insensitive (C) ignorant (D) responsible
Q.11. He _______ for a walk daily in the morning.
(A) go (B) shall go (C) will go (D) goes
Q.12. _______ thing of beauty is a joy forever.
(A) A (B) The (C) One (D) An
Q.13. The thunder was accompanied ________ a heavy rain.
(A) from (B) up (C) by (D) with
Q.14. The noun form of ‘detect’ is ________
(A) dictator (B) detention (C) detective (D) detection

Choose the sentence that conveys the same meaning as the given sentence:
Q.15. He is greater than me.
(A) I am not so great as he (B) I am the greatest
(C) I am as great as he (D) He is as great as I

Spot the erroneous parts, if any, in the following sentences: (Q.No.16 to 18)
Q.16. He met with an accident and admitted in the hospital. No error.
Q.17. He stole a dog and sold the dog for Rs.50/-. No error.
Q.18. Both Mili as well as Meena are beautiful. No error.

Change the narration:
Q.19. The teacher said to me, “Be regular and learn your lessons daily.”
(A) The teacher told me to be regular and learn your lessons daily.
(B) The teacher asked me to be regular and learn my lessons daily.
(C) The teacher advised me be regular and learn my lessons daily.
(D) The teacher advised me to be regular and learn my lessons daily.

Change the voice:
Q.20. It is time to buy books.
It is time __________ .
(A) all the books to be bought (B) for the books are being bought
(C) for the books to be bought (D) for the books have been bought.

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