Deloitte Verbal Test Questions with Answers – FACE Prep

Deloitte Verbal Test Questions come from short reading Comprehension Passages, Vocabulary, and Grammar. They are easy to solve and the answers can be easily found in the passages. The total time allotted for this section is 25 minutes.

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Deloitte Verbal Test

A candidate’s English skills are tested in this section. The difficulty of this section is from medium to high. This section can be a time-consuming section so manage time effectively. Most common questions come from GrammarVocabulary and Sentence Improvements.

  • Total Questions: 25
  • Time Allotted: 35 minutes
  • Cut-Off: 75%
  • Minimum questions to attempt: 18-20

Deloitte Online Test Pattern for the Verbal English Section consists of short reading comprehension passages, vocabulary, and grammar. They are easy to solve and the answers can be easily found in the passages. The total time allotted for this section is 25 minutes. Given below are the topics to be covered for the test:

  1. Synonyms
  2. Antonyms
  3. Contextual Vocabulary
  4. Error Identification
  5. Sentence Correction
  6. Sentence Improvement
  7. Subject-Verb agreement
  8. Tenses and Articles
  9. Reading Comprehension
  10. Preposition & Conjunction

The cutoff for this section is 75 percentile.

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Deloitte Verbal Test Questions Pattern

Deloitte Verbal Test TopicsExpected number of QuestionsDifficulty levelTime to solve
Vocabulary7-8Hard<1 min
Grammar5-6Medium<1 min
Verbal Reasoning4-5Medium<1 min
Reading Comprehension2-3Medium<1 min

Deloitte Verbal Test Questions with Answers

1) Arrange the following words in a logical sequence:

Word, Paragraph, Sentence, Letters, Phrase

  1. 41532
  2. 41523
  3. 41352
  4. 42513

Answer

The correct answer is Option A –

Letters

Word

Phrase

Sentence

Paragraph

 

2) 1) Arrange the following words in a logical sequence:

Family, Country, Locality, Member, Community

  1. 41532
  2. 41523
  3. 41352
  1.      d) 42513

 

Answer

The correct answer is Option A –
Member, Family, Community, Locality, Country

Below in each of the questions (3, 4 and 5) are given two statements I and II. These statements may be either independent causes or may be effects of independent causes or a common cause. One of these statements may be the effect of the other statements. Read both the statements and decide which of the following answer choice correctly depicts the relationship between these two statements.

(A) If statement I is the cause and statement II is its effect.
(B) If statement II is the cause and statement I is its effect.
(C) If both the statements I and II are independent causes.
(D) If both the statements I and II are effects of independent causes.
(E) If both the statements I and II are effects of some common cause.




3)  1. The Government has increased rates of petrol and diesel by 10% from the immediate effect.
2. Oil producing countries have decided to increase 10% of production on crude oil from the last quarter.

Answer
Option D – Both statements I and II are the effects of independent causes.

 

4) 1. Large numbers of people have fallen sick after consuming sweets from a particular shop in the locality.
2. Major part of the locality is flooded and has become inaccessible to outsides.

Answer
Option D – Both statements I and II are the effects of independent causes.

 

5) 1. The university authority has instructed all the colleges under its jurisdiction to ban use of cell phones inside the college premises.
2. Majority of the teachers of the college signed a joint petition to the university complaining the disturbances caused by cell phone ringtones inside the classrooms.

Answer
Option B – Since the teachers of the colleges complained to the university about the disturbances caused by cell phone ringtones inside the classrooms, the university authority has instructed all the colleges under its jurisdiction to ban use of cell phones inside the college premises.

 

In each of the following questions(6 and 7), find out which part of the sentence has an error. If there is no mistake, the answer is ‘No error’.

6) The author’s vision, (a)/ suffused by an innocence and warmth, (b)/ may not correspond (c)/ to the country as it is today. (d)/ No error (e)

Answer
Option B – Replace ‘by’ by ‘with’

 

7) And though one did not (a)/ quite believe his claim, (b)/ one saw no harm (c)/ in granting him permission. (d)/ No error (e)

Answer
Option E – No error

In the following questions(8 and 9), a sentence has been given wherein a word/ group of words has been italicised. Some alternatives are suggested for the italicised words/ group of words which improves the sentences. In case no improvement is needed in the sentence, your answer is ‘No improvement’ or ‘No correction required.’

8) To make him succeed, the correct thing to do is to punish him until he does not try.
a)   until he tries
b)   until he does try
c)   until he will not try
d)   until he did not try
e)   no improvement

Answer
Option A

 

9) He offered me tea but I denied it.
a)   refuted
b)   neglected
c)   declined
d)   no improvement

Answer
Option C

 

10) Man : Biography :: Nation : ?
a) Leader
b) People
c) Geography
d) History

Answer
Option D – Second contains the story of the first.

 

11) Soap : Wash :: Broom : ?
a) Clean
b) Dust
c) Sweep
d) Floor

Answer
Option C – Second denotes the function of the first.

 

12) Auger : Carpenter :: Awl : ?
a) Sculptor
b) Cobbler
c) Chef
d) Mason

Answer
Option B – First is the tool used by the second.

 

In each of the following questions(13, 14 and 15) two statements are given and these statements are followed by two conclusions numbered (1) and (2). You have to take the given two statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the two given statements, disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer:

(A) If only (1) conclusion follows
(B) If only (2) conclusion follows
(C) If either (1) or (2) follows
(D) If neither (1) nor (2) follows and
(E) If both (1) and (2) follow.

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13) Statements: Some ants are parrots. All the parrots are apples.
Conclusions: 1) All the apples are parrots. 2) Some ants are apples.

 

Answer

Option B



14) Statements:  All cups are books. All books are shirts.
Conclusions: 1) Some cups are not shirts. 2) Some shirts are cups.

 

Answer

Option B



15) Statements:  All the trucks are flies. Some scooters are flies.
Conclusions: 1) All the trucks are scooters. 2) Some scooters are trucks

 

Answer

Option D



16) Choose the word which is different from the rest
a) Rigveda
b) Yajurveda
c) Atharvaveda
d) Ayurveda
e) Samveda

 

Answer

Option D – All except Ayurveda are names of holy scriptures, the four Vedas. Ayurveda is a branch of medicine.

 

17) Choose the word which is different from the rest
a) Censure
b) Admonish
c) Rebuke
d) Retrieve

 

Answer

Option D – All others are synonyms.




18) Myths are stories, the products of fertile imagination, sometimes simple, often containing profound truths. They are not meant to be taken too literally. Details may sometimes appear childish, but most myths express a culture’s most serious beliefs about human beings, eternity, and God.

The main idea of this passage is that myths
a) are created primarily to entertain young children
b) are purposely written for the reader who lacks imagination
c) provide the reader with a means of escape from reality
d) illustrate the values that are considered important to a society

Answer
Option D – The main idea of this passage is that myths illustrate the values that are considered important to a society.

 

19) Choose the word which is different from the rest
a) Tricycle
b) Trident
c) Trifle
d) Tricolour
e) Trilogy

Answer
Option C – In all except Trifle, ‘tri’ indicates ‘three’.

 

20) Choose the word which is different from the rest
a) Physics
b) Chemistry
c) Geography
d) Botany
e) Zoology

 

Answer

Option C – All others are branches of science

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