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Q1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the bold segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
The old man lifted the heavy bundle with hardly no effort at all.
(a) with hardly any effort
(b) No improvement
(c) with hard an effort
(d) without hardly no effort
Q2. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
Did you receive my letter?
(a) Did my letter was received by you?
(b) Have you been received by my letter?
(c) Was my letter received by you?
(d) Has my letter been received by you?
Q3. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the bold segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
Many companies prefer that the new employees have not only a degree also two years’ work experience.
(a) but also two years’ work experience
(b) No improvement
(c) but more two year work experience
(d) but two year work experience
Q4. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom in the given sentence.
When Anshul told everyone that he had resigned his job, all the members in the family were at their wits’ end.
(a) very serious
(b) quite angry
(c) quite perplexed
(d) absolutely satisfied
Q5. Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
Has the car been cleaned by the driver?
(a) How has the driver cleaned the car?
(b) Does the driver clean the car?
(c) Has the driver cleaned the car?
(d) Did the driver clean the car?
Q6. Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
The Science which studies the crust of the earth
Q7. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the bold segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
Frost occurs in the northern part of the state as frequently than in the central part.
(a) more frequently than
(b) No improvement
(c) more frequently as
(d) as frequent than
Q8. Select the most appropriate sequence from the given options to make a meaningful paragraph from jumbled sentences.
A. They appeared to be posing for ‘selfies’.
B. An expeditioner had left it sitting on the ice while he visited a rookery.
C. In Antarctica, two penguins found a video camera.
D. The penguins curiously stared down at the camera.
Q9. Select the most appropriate sequence from the given options to make a meaningful paragraph from jumbled sentences.
A. Mr. Adams was very proud of it and insisted on an inspection by everyone.
B. The vault was a small one but it had a new patented door.
C. It fastened three solid steel bolts thrown simultaneously with a single handle, and had a time lock.
D. The Elmore Bank had just put in a new safe and vault.
Q10. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Full of beans
(a) being upset
(b) lively and energetic
(c) full of crazy ideas
(d) in good health
S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. Words ‘hardly’ or ‘barely’ have negative connotations; hence it should be followed by any.
S2. Ans. (c)
S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. “Not only” is followed by “but also” hence option (a) is the correct replacement.
S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. The idiom at wits’ end means to be very upset, or at the limits of one’s emotional or mental limitations.
S5. Ans. (c)
S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. Zoology: the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.
Etymology: the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history. the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
Biology: the study of living organisms, divided into many specialized fields that cover their morphology, physiology, anatomy, behaviour, origin, and distribution.
S7. Ans. (a)
Sol. Comparative degree of adjective takes ‘more’ followed by ‘than’.
S8. Ans. (a)
S9. Ans. (d)
S10. Ans. (b)
Sol. Full of beans: lively; in high spirits.
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