300+ TOP Personality Development MCQs and Answers

Personality Development Multiple Choice Questions

1. The foremost skill required for learning a language is _____.

a. Writing skill
b. Reading skill
c. Speaking skill
d. Listening skill

Answer: b

2. The primary skill to acquire knowledge about everything in the world.

a. Reading skill
b. Writing skill
c. Listening skill
d. Speaking skill

Answer: a

3. It is a Psycho-linguistic guessing game.

a. Reading
b. Writing
c. Learning
d. Listening

Answer: a

4. Understanding a written text means –

a. Reading comprehension
b. Extracting the required information
c. Understand writer’s meaning
d. Both a & b

Answer: d

5. Reading is a _____ process.

a. Encoding
b. Codification
c. Decoding
d. None of the above

Answer: c

6. Men who work on the land are :

a. Cultivators
b. Gardeners
c. Shepherds
d. All of the above

Answer: d

7. Person who dig out stone for buildings and roads, and for laying a bed for railway lines.

a. Quarrymen
b. Miners
c. Diggers
d. Both b and c
Answer: a

8. Shopkeepers comes under the category of-

a. Movers
b. Manufacturers
c. Helpers
d. Makers

Answer: a

9. SQ3R techniques for reading is given by

a. Braille, 1965
b. Robinson in 1970
c. Both a & b
d. Billmeyer, 1962

Answer: b

10. _____ is the brightest star.

a. Sirius
b. Alpha
c. Blake
d. None of the above

Answer: a

11. “Spectroscopes” instrument is used by –

a. Doctor
b. Engineer
c. Astronomers
d. Astronauts

Answer: a

12. the fascinating areas of language learning is –

a. Reading
b. Listening
c. Writing
d. Speaking

Answer: b

13. Listening process involves –

a. Processing the data
b. Reconstructing the data
c. Giving meaning to the data
d. All of the above

Answer: d

14. Trumpet horn bagpipes are in the category of –

a. Wind instruments
b. Woodwind
c. Strings
d. Striking instruments

Answer: a

15. Semantic markers are used as 

a. It marks the beginning of the sentences
b. It acts as a link between two sentences
c. Its function is to indicate a shift in the tone of the speaker
d. All of the above

Answer: d

16. ‘C’ stands for carbon and ‘Ca’ stands for calcium are examples of 

a. Field abbreviations
b. Common abbreviations
c. Personal abbreviation
d. None of the above

Answer: a

17. The oldest form of communication is 

a. Writing
b. Speech
c. Reading
d. Symbolic

Answer: b

18. The big step forward in communication is 

a. Speaking
b. Reading
c. Writing
d. None of the above

Answer: c

19. It is the system where each symbol stood for a and syllable and vowels were not indicated.

a. Hieroglyphics
b. Syllabaries
c. Ideographs
d. None of the above

Answer: b

20. _____ is a word or a phrase, which helps us to express what we are trying to say.

a. Idioms
b. Gambit
c. Tricks
d. Sarcastic

Answer: b

21. Those sentences which make statements or assertions are called –

a. Declarative or Assertive sentence
b. Interrogative sentence
c. Imperative sentence
d. Exclamatory sentence

Answer: a

22. Identify the subject and predicate in the given sentence – ‘The Sun was shining.’

a. The, the sun was shining
b. The Sun. was shining
c. The Sun was, shining
d. None of the above

Answer: b

23. A group of words which forms part of a sentence, and contains a subject and a predicate, is called –

a. Clause
b. Phrase
c. Gambit
d. Idioms

Answer: a

24. An _____ is a word used to add something to the meaning of a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.

a. Adverb
b. Adjective
c. Pronoun
d. Clause

Answer: a

25. ‘Babur was a wise king who ruled India. Identify the proper noun.

a. King
b. India
c. Babur
d. Wise king

Answer: b

26. A _____ noun is the name of quality, action or state considered apart from the object to which it belongs.

a. Abstract noun
b. Common noun
c. Proper noun
d. Definite noun

Answer: a

27. A noun that denotes a thing that is neither male nor female is called the –

a. Common gender
b. Neutral gender
c. Neuter gender
d. All of the above

Answer: c

28. Form the plural of the given words.

  1. Volcano
  2. Canto
  3. Piano

a. Volcanos, cantoes, pianos
b. Volcanos, cantos, pianos
c. Volcanoes, cantoes, pianos
d. Volcanos, cantos, pianos

Answer: b

29. Select the correct plural form of a given noun.

a. Goose-Geese
b. Dwarf-Dwarfes
c. Belief-believes
d. Cargo-Cargos

Answer: a

30. The _____ to form a complete, recognizable whole is called cohesion.

a. Connection
b. Linking
c. Gluing
d. All of the above

Answer: d

31. “Certain factors required in the construction of paragraphs” –

a. Unity
b. Order
c. Variety
d. All of the above

Answer: d

32. _____ is concerned with marking and identifying items, people and events.

a. Reference
b. Conjunctions
c. Lexical Replacement
d. All of the above

Answer: a

33. A _____ is a short concise summing up of any material, either auditory or written.

a. Concise
b. Precise
c. Summary
d. All of the above

Answer: c

34. A summary is known as –

a. A brief statement of the main points of something
b. It is a short concise summing up of any material, either auditory or written
c. Both a & b
d. Shortened form of the main points

Answer: c

35. Biographies, Historical stories etc. are the example of –

a. Imaginative essays
b. Narrative essays
c. Descriptive essays
d. Expository essays

Answer: b

36. Bibliographic can consist of –

a. Books
b. Journals or Periodicals
c. Audios and videos
d. All of the above

Answer: d

37. Gathering citations and reference list at the end of each chapter or at the end of the page.

a. Endnotes
b. Footnotes
c. Footer
d. All of the above

Answer: a

38. The writing styles are determined by the _____ matter.

a. Topic
b. Object
c. Subject
d. Field

Answer: c

39. Communication is basically –

a. Talking
b. Writing
c. Signaling
d. All of the above

Answer: d

40. _____ linked people together in an organization to achieve a common purpose.

a. Communication
b. Common goal
c. Objective
d. Purpose

Answer: a

41. We require several skills for acquiring _____ and _____.

a. Knowledge, wisdom
b. Knowledge, information
c. Information, experience
d. Both b & c

Answer: a

42. Reading skillimproves our _____ and _____.

a. Learning skills, speaking skills
b. Learning skills, communication skills
c. Learning ability, communication skills
d. All of the above

Answer: c

43. True-False:-

  1. Braille writes from right to left and read from left to right
  2. Overall understanding is true objective/purpose of our reading

a. 1-T, 2-T
b. 1-F, 2-F
c. 1-T, 2-F
d. 1-F, 2-T

Answer: b

44. Rain has _____ right through the coat. If you can’t _____ your dog from biting the milkman, you must lock him up.

a. Penetrated, restrain
b. Exasperation, kernal
c. Cut, amazement
d. None of the above

Answer: a

45. Important kinds of workers are –

a. Growers, diggers
b. Makers, movers
c. Both a & b
d. All of the above

Answer: c & (d) both

46. David living stone worked as a _____ in a cotton mill when he was only ten years old. He did not receive any formal education and was his own _____.

a. Doctor, labourer
b. Labourer, teacher
c. Explorer, labourer
d. Teacher, doctor

Answer: b

47. Write the steps of reading technique in correct sequence:

1. Survey
2. Review
3. Recall
4. Question
5. Read

a. 1, 4, 5, 3, 2
b. 1, 2, 3, 5, 4
c. 2, 3, 1, 5, 4
d. 1, 4, 3, 5, 2

Answer: a

48. _____ involves processing and reconstructing the data, but _____ is letting the sounds beat your eardrums.

a. Listening, hearing
b. Hearing, listening
c. Casual listening focused listening
d. None of the above

Answer: a

49. The _____ and _____ is also helpful for the listener to understand the meaning.

a. Tone, behaviour
b. Pitch, tone
c. Tone, attitude
d. Tone, intensity

Answer: b

50. Using lecturers, handouts we acquire information from _____, and by using tutorials, conversations, etc. we acquire information through _____.

a. Tutors, fellow learners
b. Other sources, tutors
c. Students, tutors
d. None of the above

Answer: a

51. Identify the advantages of writing –

a. The speaker himself did not have to be present in order to communicate
b. The knowledge of one generation could be accumulated and passed on to the next
c. Both a & b
d. We can represent what we want
Answer: c

52. The general categories of communications are –

a. Speech, writing
b. Printing
c. Electronic communication
d. All of the above
Answer: d

53. ___ means no external, unnecessary details have to be included, while ___ means all the significant and important details should be included.

a. Accurate, complete
b. Orderly, clear
c. Accurate, clear
d. Clear, complete
Answer: a

54. Common kinds of narrative skills are –

a. How to do something
b. How something works
c. Both a & b
d. Arrange the information properly
Answer: c

55. In English the same “You” is used for addressing ___ and ___.

a. Youngers, elders
b. Elders, equals
c. Elders. Olders
d. None of the above
Answer: b

56. We have to utter the sentences in ___ and pay attention to the ___ of the language spoken.

a. Appropriate manner, fluency
b. Appropriate context, cultural aspect
c. The social aspect, appropriate context
d. All of the above
Answer: b

57. Give the plurals of given nouns:

1. Watch
2. Canto
3. Goose
4. Belief

a. Watches, Cantos, geese, believes
b. Watches, cantos, geese, beliefs
c. Watchs, cantoes, gooses. Beliefs
d. Watches, cantoes, gooses, belives
Answer: b

58. Select the common gender –

1. Parent
2. Friend
3. Creature
4. Cable
5. Pen
6. Student
7. Cushions
a. 1, 2, 3, 5
b. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7
c. 1, 2, 3, 6
d. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
Answer: c

59. State whether the given statements are correct or not –

1. A good précis must be original and not a precise summary of the original passage
2. Bibliographic consist of books, journals or periodicals, audios and videos as well

a. 1-T, 2-T
b. 1-T, 2-F
c. 1-F, 2-T
d. 1-F, 2-F
Answer: a

60. To read efficiently one has to have:-

  1. The knowledge of the writing system of the language
  2. The ability to interpret
  3. The knowledge of the language
  4. Knowledge of the world
  5. Knowledge of the world

a. 1, 2, 3, 5
b. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
c. 1, 2, 3, 4
d. 2, 3, 4, 5
Answer: b

61. fill in the blanks by using appropriate tenses:
Mary ___ to school every day. She ___ in the evening. She is ___ a letter now. Many ___ to Delhi yesterday.

a. Went, swim, write, went
b. Goes, swims, writing, went
c. Goes, swim, writing, goes
d. None of the above
Answer: b

62. Fill in the blanks with tenses:-
By the end of next month, he ___ here for ten years. I ___ be playing piano in the concert. If I drop this glass, it ___. Birds ___ build nests.

a. Live, should, breaks, are
b. Was living. Will. Will break, is
c. Will have been living, shall, will break, will
d. All of the above
Answer: c

63. Important things to keep in mind while listening to a description are –

  1. It should be orderly
  2. It should be clear
  3. It should be accurate
  4. It should be complete

a. 1, 2, 3, 4
b. 2, 3, 4
c. 1, 3, 4
d. 1, 2, 3
Answer: a

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