Compilation of Short Answer Questions by Jadav Bheda

Compilation of short answer questions. Hope it will help others.

1. What is the name of ground military forces? – Army
2. What is someone that can’t see called? – Blind
3. What do you call the middle of something? – Center
4. Whose job is it to treat people that are ill or have an injury at a hospital? – Doctor
5. What is the process of teaching and learning called? – Education
6. What kind of book is written by a person about their own life? – Autobiography
7. What is the red liquid that flows through a body? – Blood
8. What is the payment of a students education by an organization called? – scholarship
9. What is piece of paper with official information written on it? – document
10. What is the name of a building where you can borrow books? – library
11. Who is a person that makes bread, cakes and pastries? – baker
12. What organ controls your speech, feelings, body movement and thoughts? – brain
13. What piece of equipment shows a person what direction they are traveling? – compass
14. What is a series of events that happen in your mind while you are sleeping? – dream
15. What is a that person belongs to an organization called? – member
16. Who cuts men’s hair? – barber
17. What is it called when two or more people are speaking to each other? – conversation
18. What is a violent conflict between two or more countries? – war
19. What do you call the number of people living in a specific area? – population
20. What do you call a person that can’t hear? – deaf
21. What is the day that someone is born? – birthday
22. What plan shows how much money is available and how it will be spent? – budget
23. What is the name of a system of government in which the people elect their leaders? – democracy
24. What planet do we live on? – earth
25. What is the job of someone that looks after your teeth and gums? – dentist
26. what is the time period before noon is called? – ante meridian
27. what is the time after noon called? – post meridian
28. What organ do cardiologists specialize in? – Heart
———– Mc Millan
1. which section of news paper gives the editor an opinion? – editorial
2. what instrument used to examine very small thing – microscope
3. What is the destructive program that spread from comp to comp – a virus
4. what term used for animals that gives birth to – mammals
5. system of govt where people vote for people – democracy
6. piece of paper that you bought an item – a receipt
7. what you call the document that tells your qualification and work exp? – CV, curriculum vitae, resume
8. how would you describe economy largely based on farming? – agricultural, rural
9. what is the study of stars and planet called? – astronomy
10. in business and advt what is PR stand for? – public relations
1. what emergecy service called at see? – coastguard
2. name a month fall bet april and june? – May
3. what word describe moving a website from internet to your comp – downloading / download
4. what is called a picture doctor take to see inside body? – an X-ray
5. what crime has someone stealing from shop committed? – shoplifting
6. if someone feeling ill they will say ‘they are feeling under the ___’ what? – weather
[under the weather – Feel sick, poor health, tired or exhausted]
7. who is person in-charge of a football match? – the referee
8. last game in sporting competition that decide champ? – the final
9. what is the general term for painting at country side or natural view? – landscape
10. found in office (a printer and other two options)? – a printer
11. There are two types of sporting contests: one is amateur; and other is ___? – professional
1. where would you find the whale (tropical forest, ocean)? – ocean
[tropical = very hot and humid]
2. coat had a stain on it where would they take? – a dry cleaner’s
3. what are the things that ‘hans lay’ called? – eggs
4. The people who use ___ to obey the rules and protect the public from criminals are called? – the police
5. On what geographical location would someone be living if their country is surrounded by water on all side? – an island
6. what general part of the day is known as dawn? – a sunrise
[Part of the Day: “Dawn–Twilight–Sunrise, Morning, Daylight / midday-afternoon, Evening, Sunset–Twilight–Dusk, Night”]
7. What are the people that plant food, raise crop are commonly known as? – farmers
8. If a button has come off a shirt, what would someone most likely use to put it back on? – a needle and thread
9. What appliance do people use to keep their food cool and preventing from spoiling? – fridge
10. to crossover from one side of the wide river to another without using boat, what is usually require? – a bridge
1. what is a painting of a person’s head is called? – a portrait
2. Where do we find urban area in a city or country side? – in a city
3. what we call it, when moon completely blocks out the light from the sun? – a solar eclipse / an eclipse
4. what point of the compass is directly opposite east? – west
5. where do u pay for your purchases at the super market? – (at the) till / checkout
6. what do u call an apartment that is beyond ground level (a basement apartment or a penthouse appartment)? – a basement apartment
7. what features do pianos and computers have in common? – a keyboard
8. if you are feeling ‘fed up’ it is positive or negative feeling? – a negative feeling
[ fed up – annoyed, unhappy, or bored, especially with a situation that has existed for a long time.
“I am fed up with being put down and made to feel stupid”]
9. what we call a period of ten years? – a decade
10. A specialist who repairs leaking water pipes is called a ___? plumber (plʌmə)
1. A famous canal links the mediterian sea with the indian ocean, is it the curran or suez canal? – the suez canal
2. Where would you keep the meat you wish to keep frozen at home? – in a freezer
3. What is the most imp doc you would have to show if you would to hire a car? – a driving license
4. where would you go to workout on a trade mill? – a gym / gymnasium
5. what piece of equipment would you use to go diving in a see, an aquaplane or an aqualung? – an aqualung
[ aqualung – a portable breathing apparatus for divers
aquaplane – a board for riding on water, pulled by a speedboat
6*. where would you most likely go to buy some flowers (a bakery, a florist or a super market)? – a supermarket
7. which hospital dept you go for x-ray (radiology or cardio) – a radiology
8. where would you go to see an exhibition of sculptures? – to an artgallery / to a museum
9. would you measures volume of water in litres or kilos? – litres
10. whats the joint called where your hand is connected to your arm? – the (or your) wrist

———— Offline practice test : PTE ———-
1. What organ do cardiologists specialize in? – (the) heart / hearts
2. If telescopes are used to locate distant objects, what instrument is employed to magnify miniscule objects? – (electron) microscope / microscopes
3. Which kind of punishment for a crime is the less severe, an imprisonment or community service? – community service
4. How many sides are there in a bilateral agreement? – two
5. Which is the longest: a decade, a millennium or a century? – a millennium
6. A manufacturing process releases noxious gases. What is the most important safety measure for workers at this plant – ensuring good ventilation, or appropriate footwear? – (ensuring good) ventilation
7. A list of events placed in time order is usually described as what? – a chronology / a timeline
8. If a figure is hexagonal, how many sides does it have? – six
9. What key mineral makes sea water different from fresh water? – salt
10. In the animal kingdom, is the purpose of camouflage to attract a mate, to find food or to hide? – (it’s) (the purpose is) (to) hide
[camouflage – the natural colouring or form of an animal which enables it to blend in with its surroundings.
– “the whiteness of polar bears provides camouflage”
synonyms: protective colouring;]


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