CLAT 2010 Syllabus is expected to be in line with CLAT 2009. This makes English an important area of study for any CLAT aspirant. Here are a few sample question to help you prepare for CLAT (Common Law Admission Test) 2010.

Find out the appropriate meaning of the given word from the choices given below it:

1. Chattel

(a) Barrister’s Wig

(b) Movable Personal Possession

(c) Obligation

(d) Piece of land

2. Intestate

(a) Without heirs

(b) Without leaving a will

(c) Bankrupt

(d) Of natural causes

3. Subpoena

(a) Punishment

(b) Summons

(b) Delay

(d) Ban

4. Treason

(a) Insult to the ruler

(b) Betrayal of country

(c) Campaign of Republic

(d) Desecrating the flag

5. Bivouac

(a) Tree house

(b) Valve

(c) Powdery substance

(d) Encampment

6. Pullulate

(a) To travel in style

(b) Make dirty

(c) Defeat thoroughly

(d) Swarm

7. Empathy

(a) Tranquillity

(b) Understanding

(c) Ire

(d) Opposition

8. Thesaurus

(a) Flush eating Dinosaur

(b) Book of Synonyms

(c) Argument

(d) Road map

9. Perjure

(a) To confess

(b) To deny

(c) To hide

(d) To Lie

10. Recidivist

(a) Defendant

(b) Hermit

(c) Long term prisoner

(d) Frequent law breaker


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