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1. Quote
1) extract
2) adduce
3) reveal
4) restrain
5) contradict
 
2. Quiet
1) noisy
2) motionless
3) tranquility
4) senseless
5) serious
 
3. Overt
1)apparent
2) vigorous
3) curious
4) concealed
5) neglect
 
4. Orderly
1) directly
2) methodical
3) carved
4) prejudiced
5) haphazard
 
5. Opulent
1) wealthy
2) poor
3) sumptuous
4) suspecting
5) drooping
 
6. Oppression
1) kindness
2) eventual
3) hardship
4) sharpness
5) depression
 
7. Offhand
1) dazzling
2) lavish
3) considered
4) abrupt
5) brusquely
 
8. Odious
1) hateful
2) attractive
3) repulsive
4) vile
5) depraved
 
9. Obstinate
1) submissive
2) confused
3) determined
4) unyielding
5) trusted
 
10. Obscure
1) enigmatic
2) irrelevant
3) clear
4) blurred
5) mysterious
 
11. Obscene
1) disgusting
2) desirous
3) pollute
4) pornographic
5) decent
 
12. Obligation
1) choice
2) compulsion
3) silence
4) covenant
5) responsibility
 
13. Obdurate
1) callous
2) soft
3) stubborn
4) thorough
5) hard
 
14. Nurse
1) abet
2) neglect
3) educate
4) stimulate
5) cherish
 
15. Noxious
1) pernicious
2) unwholesome
3) hurtful
4) ingenuous
5) harmless
 
16. Noted
1) famous
2) cheerful
3) frank
4) celebrated
5) obscure
 
17. Noisy
1) giant
2) interpreter
3) quiet
4) loud
5) clamorous
 
18. Noble
1) exalted
2) stately
3) doubtful
4) maidenly
5) base
 
19. Nimble
1) agile
2) quick
3) frank
4) clumsy
5) giant
 
20. Nervous
1) doubtful
2) bold
3) timid
4) timorous
5) shrewish
 
21. Neglect
1) care
2) oversight
3) renovate
4) quantify
5) inspire
 
22. Neat
1) spruce
2) orderly
3) prodigal
4) sloppy
5) fragrant
 
23. Nasty
1) loathsome
2) inclement
3) starry
4) renowned
5) clean
 
24. Native
1) alien
2) innate
3) aboriginal
4) fragile
5) clever
 
25. Naive
1) candid
2) unsophisticated
3) sophisticated
4) prospective
5) original
 
26. Undergo
1) sustain
2) avoid
3) suffer
4) revere
5) reject
 
27. Uncouth
1) awkward
2) crude
3) unfamiliar
4) discourteous
5) courteous
 
28. Unanimity
1) disagreement
2) undivided opinion
3) substantial
4) unison
5) substitutional
 
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1) disagreement
29. Ugly
1) repellent
2) uncomely
3) attractive
4) clever
5) spiteful
 
30. Turbulence
1) hostility
2) causing disturbance
3) ignorance
4) quickness
5) calm
 
31. Trifling
1) petty
2) fashionable
3) act headlessly
4) important
5) distinguished
 
32. Toil
1) laborious task
2) sloth
3) strive
4) filth
5) vivid
 
33. Thwart
1) encourage
2) obstruct
3) strike vigorously
4) baffle
5) exalt
 
34. Thaw
1) melt
2) warm
3) abandon aloofness
4) puzzle
5) freeze
 
35. Terrible
1) appalling
2) hideous
3) devout
4) fortunate
5) delightful
 
36. Terminate
1) begin
2) abolish
3) cease
4) restrain
5) pacify
 
37. Tenuous
1) slender in form
2) dangerous
3) insignificant
4) substantial
5) unimportant
 
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4) substantial
38. Tenacious
1) holding fast
2) non-sticky
3) dogged
4) mystified
5) rotative
 
39. Temperate
1) self-restrained
2) dispassionate
3) mournful
4) touchy
5) unrestrained
 
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5) unrestrained
40. Tedious
1) tiresome
2) monotonous
3) uninteresting
4) exciting
5) irksome
 
41. Tawdry
1) flashy
2) elegant
3) gaudy in appearance
4) abundance
5) flexible
 
42. Tardy
1) not on time 2) sluggish
3) dilatory 4) prompt
5) recluctant
 
43. placate
1) divorce 2) make a gift to
3) help 4) make arrangements for
5) change hostility to friendliness
 
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5) change hostility to friendliness
44. apex
1) turn 2) top 3) hub
4) bottom 5) sad
 
45. ambivalent
1) surrounding
2) characterised by simultaneous liking and hatred
3) deceptive
4) equally skilful with both hands
5) ambition
 
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2) characterised by simultaneous liking and hatred
46. clandestine
1) prearranged 2) hurried
3) important 4) secret
5) periodical
 
47. warrant
1) to justify 2) argue 3) arrest
4) long for 5) longing
 
48. magnanimous
1) puzzling 2) generous 3) foolish
4) unnecessary 5) wise
 
49. simulate
1) pretend 2) feel 3) lose
4) stir up 5) ask for
 
50. warren
1) tenement 2) judicial order
3) small bird 4) gully
5) mental
 
51. gourmet
1) teacher 2) greedy eater
3) vegetarian 4) antique
5) connoisseur of good food
 
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5) connoisseur of good food
52. affluence
1) dirt 2) poverty 3) fear
4) wealth 5) countrified surroundings
 
53. naive
1) unwise 2) hostile
3) unsophisticated 4) friendly
5) contemptuous
 
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3) unsophisticated
54. stodgy
1) stunted 2) gruff 3) sturdy
4) dull 5) intelligent
 
55. paternity
1) fatherhood 2) truthfulness
3) value 4) knowledge
5) wisdom
 
56. haggle
1) to make untidy
2) wrestle
3) wrangle
4) cheat
5) worry
 
57. ocular
1) unexpected 2) insurmountable
3) imaginary 4) real
5) pertaining to the eye
 
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5) pertaining to the eye
58. philander
1) work hard 2) make love triflingly
3) save money 4) be in doubt
5) try unsuccessfullly
 
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2) make love triflingly
59. pivotal
1) steep 2) pointed 3) pistol
4) round 5) serving as crucial factor
 
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5) serving as crucial factor
60. glib
1) smooth 2) awkward 3) loud
4) friendly 5) boring
 
61. impugn
1) blame 2) burden 3) compliment
4) defect
5) to attack as false or untrustworthy
 
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5) to attack as false or untrustworthy
62. nocturnal
1) drowsy 2) secret 3) dismal
4) harmful 5) pertaining to night
 
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5) pertaining to night
63. atheist
1) believer in religion
2) disbeliever in God
3) priest
4) bachelor
5) believer in science
 
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2) disbeliever in God
64. badger
1) to slap 2) decorate
3) pester 4) exhaust
5) milstory
 
65. indefatigable
1) well-paid
2) tired
3) skilled
4) tireless
5) pleasant
 
66. incendiary
1) over ambitious
2) tending to inflame
3) gesture
4) unceasing
5) pertaining to magic
 
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2) tending to inflame
67. autopsy
1) examination of living tissue
2) examination of corpse to determine the cause of death
3) process in the manufacture of optical lenses
4) operation to cure an organic disease
5) series of questions to determine the causes of delinquent behaviour
 
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2) examination of corpse to determine the cause of death
68. volatile
1) elusive
2) deceitful
3) happiness
4) proceeding from one's own free choice
5) loose
 
69. anonymous
1) generous
2) stingy
3) well-known
4) one whose name is not known
5) reluctant
 
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4) one whose name is not known
70. supersede
1) enforce
2) continue
3) take the place of
4) repeal
5) specify penalties for
 
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3) take the place of
71. aspirant
1) one who is eager for advancement
2) recluse
3) one who has trouble breathing
4) failure
5) successful person
 
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1) one who is eager for advancement
72. inane
1) clumsy
2) silly and pointless
3) mad
4) plain
5) maid
 
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2) silly and pointless
73. oculist
1) eye doctor
2) skin doctor
3) food doctor
4) heart doctor
5) bone doctor
 
74. lineage
1)lenient
2) total length
3) ancestral line
4) rigging of a boat
5) aristocratic manners
 
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3) ancestral line
75. ominous
1) loud
2) threatening
3) untrue
4) serious
5) unpleasant
 
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2) threatening
76. verve
1) impudence
2) enthusiasm
3) sudden turn
4) evasion
5) sorry
 
77. prevalent
1) dangerous
2) catching
3) childhood
4) fatal
5) widespread
 
78. agile
1) lively
2) tired
3) skilful
4) careful
5) stubborn
 
79. audacious
1) useless
2) bold
3) foolish
4) crazy
5) necessary
 
80. repulsive
1) disgusting
2) attractive
3) normal
4) reflective
5) revealing
 
81. baffling
1) difficult
2) simple
3) puzzling
4) long
5) new
 
82. dishevelled
1) untidy
2) fierce
3) foolish
4) peculiar
5) unhappy
 
83. Inability to fall asleep
1) somnambulism
2) ambulatory
3) insomnia
 
84. Sleep-inducing
1) soporific
2) somnolent
3) ventral
 
85. Back
1) dorsal
2) ventral
3) somniferous
 
86. Unspoken
1) verbatim
2) eloquent
3) tacit
 
87. Inflexibly hostile
1) implacable
2) placatory
3) militant
 
88. Kindly
1) benevolent
2) placid
3) complacent
 
89. Hateful
1) malignant
2) benign
3) malaise
 
90. Phrase which may have two interpretations, one of them being indelicate or-off-colour
1) equivocation
2) disparity
3) ambiguity
 
91. Lack of equality
1) parity
2) disparity
3) ambiguity
 
92. To work to the disadvantage of
1) malign
2) condone
3) eulogise
 
93. To belittle
1) titillate
2) disparage
3) adulate
 
94. Indifferent
1) antipathetic
2) pathetic
3)apathetic
 
95. Fond of company,friends,group activities,etc.
1) apathetic
2) gregarious
3) chronological
 
96. Study of diseases
1) pathology
2) telepathy
3) antipathy
 
97. Science of good births
1) eugenics
2) heredity
3) genealogy
 
98. Womb
1) ovum
2) gene
3) uterus
 
99. vicarious
1) complete
2) unspoiled
3) occurring from a feeling of identification
with another
4) long-continuing
5) temporary
 
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3) occurring from a feeling of identification
with another
100. clemency
1) peace
2) mercy
3) cowardice
4) entreaty
5) none of these
 
101. unequivocal
1) indecisive
2)well-intentioned
3) unexpected
4) definite
5) dangerous
 
102. erroneous
1) foolish
2) warning
3) mistaken
4) dishonest
5) none of these
 
103. neurosis
1) plan
2) emotional maladjustment
3) mental derangement
4) feeling of fear
5) physical reaction
 
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2) emotional maladjustment
104. inadmissible
1) not allowable
2) that which can be expressed in words
3) hidden
4) ostracized
5) none
 
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1) not allowable
105. commit
1) to add up
2) to prove
3) to entrust
4) to urge
5) none of these
 
106. domain
1) king or ruler 2) large house
3) arrogant
4) a department as of knowledge
5) lavish gift
 
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4) a department as of knowledge
107. sparsity
1) emaciation 2) weakness
3) scarcity 4) stinginess
5) none of these
 
108. intrepid
1) fearless 2) eloquent 3) popular
4) experienced 5) famous
 
109. elite
1) abrasive 2) speed 3) choicest part
4) deficient 5) none of these
 
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3) choicest part
110. circumspect
1) restrained 2) confident
3) cautious 4) honest
5) intelligent
 
111. precarious
1) nervous 2) studiously careful
3) dangerous 4) unusually clever
5) none of these
 
112. antipathy
1) bashfulness 2) stage fright
3) friendliness 4) hostility
5) suspense
 
113. expressly
1) loudly 2) definitely
3) talkatively 4) speedily
5) none of these
 
114. disavow
1) to swear to 2) to denounce
3) to disclaim 4) apologies
5) none of these
 
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3) to disclaim
115. vacillate
1) avoid 2) waver mentally 3) inject
4) tear 5) scold
 
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2) waver mentally
116. segregation
1) keeping separate 2) encroachment
3) cut in number 4) irritation
5) none of these
 
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1) keeping separate
117. myopia
1) longsight 2) blind 3) shortsight
 
118. resilience
1) darkness 2) elasticity 3) dullness
 
119. impost
1) tax 2) a post on the road
3) direction
 
120. deposition
1) false statement 2) deposit in a bank 3) a written statement
 
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3) a written statement
121. Beyond reform
1) inveterate 2) incorrigible
3) glib
 
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2) incorrigible
122. Highly skilled
1) consummate 2) inveterate
3) notoriuos
 
123. Stamp collector
1) philanderer 2) bibliophile
3) philatelist
 
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3) philatelist
124. Analysis of living tissues
1) autopsy 2) biopsy 3) astrology
 
125. Student of word meanings
1) philologist 2) semanticist
3) etymologist
 
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2) semanticist
126. Students of the insect life
1) sociologist 2) entomologist
3) etymologist
 
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2) entomologist
127. Students of the stars
1) geologist 2) astronomer
3) anthropologist
 
128. Students of plan life
1) botanist 2) zoologist
3) biologist
 
129. Personality disorder
1) neuritis 2) neuralgia
3) neurosis
 
130. Straightening of teeth
1) orthodontia 2) orthopaedics
3) neurasthenia
 
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1) orthodontia
131. Specialist in mental disorders
1) neurologist 2) demagogue
3) psychiatrist
 
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3) psychiatrist
132. Specialist in eye diseases
1) cardiologist 2) oculist
3) optician
 
133. Specialist in children's diseases
1) orthopedist 2) pediatrician
3) intemist
 
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2) pediatrician
134. Specialist in female ailments
1) obstetrician 2) gynecologist
3) dermatologist
 
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2) gynecologist
135. gregarious
1) calm 2) company-loving
3) untrustworthy 4) vicious
5) self-sacrificing
 
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2) company-loving
136. sycophantic
1) sneering 2) unbelieving
3) bootlicking 4) surprising
5) contemptible
 
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3) bootlicking
137. abase
1) push 2) exalt 3) base
4) debase 5) none of these
 
138. perspicacity
1) sincerity 2) mental keenness
3) love 4) faithfulness
5) longing
 
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2) mental keenness
139. abandon
1) follow 2) love 3) certain
4) bind 5) none of these
 
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5) none of these
140. enervated
1) full of ambition 2) full of strength
3) weak 4) troubled
5) completely exhausted
 
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2) full of strength
141. posthumous
1) cranky 2) brilliant beyond his years
3) physically weak 4) illegitimate
5) born after the death of father
 
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5) born after the death of father
142. flout
1) to treat with contempt
2) to confirm 3) to scatter
4) to disbelieve 5) none of these
 
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1) to treat with contempt
143. anomalous
1) dangerous 2) intriguing 3) unusual
4) pleasant 5) unhappy
 
144. cavalier
1) courteous 2) high-handed
3) negligent 4) incomplete
5) expensive
 
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2) high-handed
145. flounder
1) to move impatiently
2) struggle helplessly
3) to establish 4) wandering
5) none of these
 
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2) struggle helplessly
146. semantic
1) relating to the meanings of words
2) pertaining to money
3) having to do with the emotions
4) relating to mathematics
 
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1) relating to the meanings of words
147. tendentious
1) combative
2) having an underlying purpose
3) brief 4) worldly
5) none of these
 
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2) having an underlying purpose
148. laconic
1) immediate 2) assured
3) terse and meaningful
4) unintelligible 5) angry
 
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3) terse and meaningful
149. prevail
1) prove triumphant 2) plead with
3) prevent 4) seize 5) none
 
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1) prove triumphant
150. tyro
1) dabble 2) beginner 3) musician
4) serious student
5) dominating personality
 
151. retentive
1) not forgetful 2) grasping and greedy
3) secretive 4) experimental
5) none
 
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1) not forgetful
152. iconoclastic
1) artistic 2) sneering at tradition
3) troubled 4) difficult 5) religious
 
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2) sneering at tradition
153. febrile
1) senile 2) feverish 3) shaking
4) weak 5) none
 
154. anachronous
1) unexplainable 2) religious
3) unusual 4) out-of-place
5) belonging to a different time
 
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5) belonging to a different time
155. altimeter
1) an instrument for measuring height
2) of heat 3) of wind
4) wave length 5) none
 
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1) an instrument for measuring height
156. MARK THE CORRECT MEANING
psychogenic
1) incurable 2) contagious
3) imaginary 4) intestinal
5) caused by the emotions
 
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5) caused by the emotions
157. ........ a candle please, I can't see anything.
1) burn 2) fire 3) light 4) ignite
 
158. I was delighed ...... his arrival.
1) by 2) on 3) at 4) from
 
159. The school has a reputation ...... excellence in sports.
1) in 2) for 3) of 4) about
 
160. This is the first time I ........ a typewriter.
1) ever had used
2) have ever used
3) would ever use
4) have ever been using
 
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2) have ever used
161. The rain started after we ....... for about an hour.
1) had played 2) have been played
3) were playing 4) have been playing
 
162. When the marriage party went to the city, they arranged a ........ of rooms for the whole party.
1) line 2) group 3) cluster
4) suite 5) none
 
163. The whole area became a scene of beauty with the....... of snow during the night.
1) rain 2) fall 3) shower 4) set
5) none
 
164. If one wishes to have a good poultry farm, one must carefully select one's...... of hens.
1) group 2) herd 3) flock 4) brood
5) none
 
165. The....... of dogs in the rich man's houses attracted everyone in the neighbourhood.
1) flock 2) herd 3) kennel
4) troupe 5) none
 
166. A ....... umpires was selected for the Test matches.
1) set 2) number 3) crowd 4) panel
5) none
 
167. The lame man also was one of those who quickly climbed the ....... of stairs.
1) set 2) line 3) number
4) flight 5) none
 
168. Hampi is now a ....... of ruins
1) group 2) crowd 3) heap 4) galaxy
5) none
 
169. ........of people often destroy the harmony in society.
1) group 2) company 3) cliques
4) army 5) none
 
170. A ...... of bees attacked the people in the park.
1) flight 2) sheaf 3) swarm
4) flock 5) none
 
171. Since the Government was not pleased with the judiciary, a new ....... of magistrates was
appointed.
1) set 2) company 3) posse
4) bench 5) none
 
172. The navy show highlighted by the exhibition of a line of.........of boats.
1) line 2)flight 3) flotilla
4) troop 5) none
 
173. He used to write his novels, sitting in the middle of a................ of trees.
1) set 2) cluster 3) clump
4) herd 5) none
 
174. A ....... of stars were shining in the sky.
1) galaxy 2) group 3) pack
4) set 5) none
 
175. Numerous ......... of ants could be seen in summer.
1) hives 2) nests 3) swarms
4) group 5) none
 
176. He was caught in the ........ of rain because he did not have an umbrella.
1) hail 2) burst 3) shower 4) fall
5) none
 
177. COLLECTIVE NOUNS : Pick out the correct nouns from the words given:
The fishermen returned with a rich haul of large.......... of fish.
1) herd 2) swarm 3) shoal 4) heap
5) none
 
178. I am....... this examination in the hope of joining a Bank.
1) completing 2) giving 3) taking
 
179. I am definitely not ........the examinations.
I have had no time to study.
1) awaiting 2) looking forward to
3) expecting
 
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180. The drunken man....... out of the room.
1) strolled 2) staggered 3) strode
 
181. We ......... when we are out of breath.
1) sigh 2) blow 3) pant
 
182. The murderers...... in the dark, waiting for
their victim.
1) loitered 2) roamed 3) lurked
 
183. The Prime Minister....... graciously as he passed through the cheering crowds.
1) smiled 2) laughed 3) grinned
 
184. The thieves, unable to open the safe, had..... it from its frame.
1) pulled 2) drawn 3) wrenched
 
185. The victorious army ....... through the conquered city.
1) loitered 2) strayed 3) marched
 
186. Children enjoy ........ coloured water at each other on the occasion of the Holi.
1) squirting 2) pouring 3) spilling
 
187. The leaves......... as the wind blew.
1) rustled 2) hissed 3) cracked
 
188. It was difficult to see through the ....... of the headlights.
1) shine 2) glare 3) dazzle
 
189. It was difficult to see through the ....... of the headlights.
1) shine 2) glare 3) dazzle
 
190. Salt .... in water but wax doesn't.
1) melts 2) drowns 3) dissolves
 
191. Choose the most appropriate word from the set of words given under each sentence to fill the blank.
She ....... if she would be able to attend the party.
1) surprised 2) thought 3) wondered
 
192. "Mind your own business". He said........
1) sharply 2) hardly 3) heavily
 
193. "I can speak six languages fluently". He.....
1) proposed 2) suggested 3) boasted
 
194. The scholarship.......him to complete his studies.
1) abled 2) entitled 3) enabled
 
195. You are a....... Why did't you hit him back?
1) afraid man 2) modest 3) coward
 
196. The crime was.......during the night.
1) done 2) performed 3) committed
 
197. The crime was.......during the night.
1) done 2) performed 3) committed
 
198. The doctor prescribed him an ointment to.....
on the affected spot.
1) scrub 2) drop 3) rub
 
199. As he........ the tap,water gushed out.
1) opened 2) turned around
3) turned on
 
200. This tea cold. Please.........it.
1) heat 2) warm 3) fire
 
201. I asked him to pick up the newspaper which..... on the table.
1) lay 2) laid 3) lied
 
202. He was..... of all his valuable possessions.
1) stolen 2) robbed 3) pinched
 
203. My father ........ me that I should have informed him.
1) said 2) told 3) asked
 
204. How did he kill the tiger?
He killed it ..........a rifle.
1) with 2) through 3) from
4) by
 
205. Is he sorry for what he did?
Not at all; He doesn't know what ........ be
sorry for.
1) should be 2) may be
3) he should 4) he could
 
206. All the ........ French houses were sold.
1) old fine white
2) white fine old
3) fine old while
4) fine white old
 
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207. I cannot remember where........ my coat.
1) I would have left
2) did leave
3) I left
4) was I made to leave
 
208. I ran quickly ......late.
1) not in order to be
2) in order to be not
3) in order not to be
4) in order to not be
 
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3) in order not to be
209. Can he swim? I don't think he knows........
1) swimming 2) to swim
3) how to swim 4) how can he swim
 
210. How did the workmen dig the hole?
They........ it with a new machine.
1) dig 2) dug 3) had dig
4) had dug 5) none
 
211. When did you shoot the tiger?
I ........ it last year.
1) shoot 2) had shoot 3) shot
4) have shot 5) none
 
212. How did you cut your finger?
I.........it with a knife.
1) had cut 2) have cut 3) was cut
4) cut 5) none
 
213. I prefer coffee ....... tea.
1) on 2) than 3) any 4) to 5) none
 
214. Your father will be angry ....... you when he hears of your conduct.
1) on 2) with 3) about 4) in
5) none
 
215. He was accused......ill-treating a child.
1) for 2) on 3) about 4) of
5) none
 
216. Which hand do you write.......?
1) with 2) on 3) in 4) about
5) none
 
217. No one yet discovered a cure...........the common cold.
1) for 2) of 3) on 4) into
5) none
 
218. He gave us a general description of the plan, but did not enter......details.
1) in 2) into 3) on 4) about
5) none
 
219. The animal resembled........ a cat.
1) from 2) since 3) on
4) about 5) none
 
220. Did you put those packages in the drawer or
.......the shelf?
1) in 2) of 3) on 4) about
5) none
 
221. Once.......a while, I enjoy eating at an Italian restaurant.
1) in 2) of 3) from 4) since
5) none
 
222. Mrs.and Mr. Sharma have been in Kanpur.......
last August.
1) from 2) since 3) on
4) about 5) none
 
223. This economist will discuss........the unemployment problem in India.
1) about 2) on 3) upon
4) in 5) none
 
224. I was delighted.......his unexpected arrival.
1) at 2) for 3) of 4) in
5) none
 
225. I am fed up ....... staying at this place
1) at 2) on 3) for 4) with
5) none
 
226. Don't bother ........ these trivial matters.
1) in 2) on 3) about 4) for
5) none
 
227. You should adapt yourself ......... the conditions of this place.
1) to 2) with 3) on 4) for
5) none
 
228. The police wrongly charged him ........ murder.
1) for 2) of 3) about 4) with
5) none
 
229. I wounder if I shall get....... the history examination.
1) about 2) out 3) through 4) upon
5) none
 
230. Supply suitable prepositions from the given ones (where needed) in the blank spaces in the following sentences. If a preposition is not needed, ticks 'e'.
The party comprises......... Ram ,Mohan,Sita and myself.
1) for 2) of 3) in 4) about
5) none
 
231. I was asked........
1) if I could solve that question
2) did I solve that question
3) had I solved that question
4) if I had solved that question
 
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1) if I could solve that question
232. I have come to Simla not to work......
1) but to enjoy
2) but to enjoy with the splendid scenery
3) but to enjoy myself
4) but for enjoying
 
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3) but to enjoy myself
233. No doubt he is an excellent surgeon.........
1) on the contrary, he cannot save this man's life
2) yet he cannot save this man's life
3) moreover, he cannot save this man's life
4) on the other hand, he cannot save this man's life
 
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2) yet he cannot save this man's life
234. You must not put off this work any longer.Let it...........
1) be done now
2) should be done now
3) should have been done by now
4) should do now
 
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1) be done now
235. Hardly..........left the room when I arrived.
1) she 2) she had 3) had she
4) did she
 
236. I am getting nervous; my brother.............
his work by now.
1) should have been finished
2) should have finished
3) should be finishing
4) should be finished
 
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2) should have finished
237. I am getting nervous; my brother.............
his work by now.
1) should have been finished
2) should have finished
3) should be finishing
4) should be finished
 
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2) should have finished
238. She discovered to her horror that she........
an innocent person the previous day.
1) had killed 2) was going to kill
3) was killing 4) killed
 
239. It is now certain that.......tomorrow.
1) we would hold the test
2) we might hold the test
3) we may hold the test
4) we are holding the test
 
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4) we are holding the test
240. The detective said that the thief............
1) must had met 2) must met
3) must have met 4) must have been met
 
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4) must have been met
241. Scenes from his past life flashed through the sailor's mind, as he......
1) had been drowning 2) was drowning
3) had drowned 4) had been drowned
 
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2) was drowning
242. The Chief wanted to know.......done the job.
1) how I had 2) how had I
3) that how hard I 4) how would I have
 
243. He would not have written this if he ........
the news.
1) would not hear 2) would not have heard
3) had not been heard 4) had not heard
 
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4) had not heard
244. Last year he his wife that........ bad manners.
1) I hate you for your
2) I have been hating you for
3) he hated her for her
4) he was hating her
 
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3) he hated her for her
245. Does your father know.......in English?
1) that why you failed
2)why you failed
3) did you fail
4) why have you been failed
 
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2) why you failed
246. You have done very well ...........
1) haven't you? 2) have you?
3) isn't it? 4) is it?
 
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1) haven't you?
247. I hope it will not rain when the bride ......
the church
1) will be leaving 2) will have left
3) has been going to leave 4) leaves
 
248. This the first time I ....... a typewriter.
1) ever had used 2) will ever use
3) have ever been using 4) have ever used
 
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4) have ever used
249. The table would collapse if both of you......
on it.
1)would stand 2) will stand
3) are standing 3) stand
 
250. He would not have failed if he...... enough
money.
1) would have 2) had had 3) would have had 4) was having
 
251. He will win the race if he...... running regularly.
1) practices 2) would practice
3) will practice 4) will be practiced
 
252. Mohan asked me..... my work?
1) when did I complete
2) when was I going to complete
3) when had I completed
4) when I had completed
 
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4) when I had completed
253. He..... her for a long time before he finally married her.
1) knows 2) will know 3) will have known
4) had known
 
254. I ...... a lie if I ever said that I liked you.
1) was telling 2) have been telling
3) would have been telling 4) would have told
 
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1) was telling
255. When the clock struck six o' clock, I .......
there for over an hour.
1) have waited 2) had to wait
3) shall have waited 4) had been waited
 
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2) had to wait
256. I wounder why I always have trouble with my car whenever I ...... to go the cinema.
1) decided 2) decide 3) am deciding
4) had decided
 
257. How are you going to have your hair cut? During the hot weather I'm going to......
1) cut it short 2) cut it shortly
3) have it shortly cut 4) have it cut short
 
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4) have it cut short
258. I....... trouble with my bicycle these days.
1) have been experiencing 2) experience
3) had been experiencing 4) experienced
 
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1) have been experiencing
259. Did he get a new shirt? Yes,he bought.....one
1) himself 2) him 3) for himself
4) his
 
260. Why is Mohan so late? I do not known......be.
1)what can the reason 2)can what the reason
3)what the reason 4)what the reason can
 
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4)what the reason can
261. Pushpa talks a lot, doesn't she? Yes, although there is no reason for ........
1)so much her talking 2)her so much talking
3)her talking so much 4)talking her so much
 
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3) her talking so much
262. Might Sheela have come at 8.00? Yes, she.... 1) may have 2) might 3) had 4)might have
 
263. Do you speak French ? Yes,I learnt ....... in France.
1) It how to speak 2) how to speak it
3) speaking it 4) it to speak
 
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3) speaking it
264. It has been raining for the past five days. I wish it......
1) stopped to rain 2) stopped raining
3)would stop raining 4)were tostop raining
 
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3)would stop raining
265. It is a very nice movie and they are also free tonight. I wish they ...... to the movie tonight
1) can go 2) are going 3) could go
4) would go
 
266. Can they go shopping with us? Sorry. They are busy. I wish they ..... with you now.
1) can go 2) are going 3) could go
4) would go
 
267. Will Ramu drive to Delhi? No, his father persuaded him......
1)for not driving 2) not for driving
3) not to drive 4) to not drive
 
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3) not to drive
268. Who is the new secretary of the Club? The members....... recently.
1) elected Rita as Secretary
2) elected to Rita Secretary
3) elected Secretary to Rita
4) elected Secretary Rita
 
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1) elected Rita as Secretary
269. With what colour are you going to have your house painted? We will....
1) paint it while 2) paint while
3) have painted it while
4) have it painted white.
 
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4) have it painted white.
270. Will Ramesh help us prepare for the examination? He will help us if he......time.
1) would have 2) had 3) has had
4) has
 
271. SELECT A WORD OR PHRASE FROM THE GIVEN LIST TO COMPLETE THE SENTENCES.

If you need a coat you will have to buy......... as I cannot give you mine.
1) it 2) one 3) some 4) any
 
272. The sceneries / of Kashmir / is beautiful.
 
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273. I am not / well for / last 10 days.
1 2 3
 
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1)'I am not' must be replaced by 'I have not been'.
274. Nalini is / quite impossible / to carry /
1 2 3
such a heavy suitcase.
4
 
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1)It must be 'For Nalini it is.........'
275. Come and sit down / for a while / Ashok;
1 2
you are digging / since lunch time.
3 4
 
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3)'are' must be replaced by'have been'
276. Please / explain me / this point.
1 2 3
 
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2)'to' must be introduced between 'explain'
and 'me'.
277. I am able to / cope up / with all these /
1 2 3
difficulties.
4
 
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2)'up' must be deleted.
278. Flying / over Switzerland / the Alps /
1 2 3
were see by us.
4
 
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1)'On our' must be introduced before 'flying'
279. I am / too gland to see/a fine man/like you.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'too' must be replaced by 'very'.
280. Do you / know / who / am I?
1 2 3 4
 
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4)'am I' must be replaced by 'I am'.
281. All informations / given / by him / is wrong.
1 2 3 4
 
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1)'informations' must be replaced by 'information'.
282. Do you know / that he / is having a lot /
1 2 3
of money.
4
 
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3)'is having' must be replaced by 'has'.
283. He / either is / a fool / or a scoundrel.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'either is' must be replaced by 'is either'
284. Although / I am not brilliant / but I am
1 2 3
quite / sincere.
4
 
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3)'but' must be deleted.
285. I fail / to understand / why has he / not
1 2 3

done his work.
4
 
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3)'has he' must be replaced by'he has'.
286. He already wrote / two letters / this /
1 2 3
morning.
4
 
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1)'already wrote' must be replaced by ''had already written'.
287. He denied/to come/to my house.
1 2 3
 
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1)'denied' must be replaced by'refused'.
288. I care / a fig / for him.
 
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1)'care' must be replaced by'do not care'.
289. Being an / excellent actor / Dilip Kumar is /
1 2 3
much popular.
4
 
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1)'He' must be introduced before'being'.
290. I was trying / to find a place/where i could/
1 2 3
have parked my car.
4
 
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4)'have parked' must be replaced by ''park'.
291. Each of/these students/have failed.
1 2 3
 
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3)'have' must be replaced by 'has'.
292. May i have/some words/with him?
1 2 3
 
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2)'some words' must be replaced'a word'.
293. I cannot support / them slipping away /
1 2

from the class room.
3
 
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2)'them' must be replaced by'their'.
294. He / is too / weak.
1 2 3
 
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2)'too' must be replaced by'very'.
295. The hours/tripped by/on rosy wings.
1 2 3
 
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2)'tripped'must be replaced by 'flirted'.
296. He did not/pray God/due to his ignorance.
1 2 3
 
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2)'to'must be introduced between'pray'and'God'.
297. He committed/suicide twice/before he died.
 
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1)'committed' must be replaced by'attempted to commit'.
298. This hot weather/ leaves me/cold.
1 2 3
 
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2)'leaves' must be replaced by'me'.
299. Between you/ and I,she is/not so brilliant.
1 2 3
 
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2)'I'must be replaced by'me'.
300. She being engaged/on other work/is no excuse.
 
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1)'she' must be replaced by 'her'.
301. Coming down the hill / the forest came /
1 2
into view.
3
 
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1)'On our' must be introduced before'coming down'.
302. He is as good/and even better/than you.
 
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2)'and' must be replaced by'as or'.
303. He says that/ the Vice-Chancellor as well as/
1 2
the Registrar are coming.
3
 
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3)'are' must be replaced by 'is'.
304. He was one/of the greatest/poet of India.
1 2 2
 
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3)'poet' must be replaced by'poets'.
305. Not only he is/a foot but/also a knave.
 
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1)'he is' must be replaced by'is he'.
306. No sooner/he saw me/than he ran away.
1 2 3
 
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2)'he saw' must be replaced by'did he see'.
307. His attitude towards me / is hostile /
1 2
from the beginning.
3
 
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2)'is' must be replaced by'has been'.
308. The Chairman is/confined to bed/for the last/
1 2 3
three days.
4
 
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1)'is' must be replaced by'has been'.
309. One should be / true to his / word.
1 2 3
 
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2)'his' must be replaced by'one's'.
310. This is on / of the best books/that has been/
1 2 3
published.
4
 
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3)'has' must be replaced by 'have'.
311. students are / prohibited to bring their /
1 2
cycles to / the college.
3 4
 
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2)'to bring' must be replaced by 'from bringing'
312. As far/I am concerns/you are/free to go.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'concerns' must be replaced by 'concerned'.
313. He expected/to have passed/the examination.
1 2 3
 
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2)'to have passed' must be replaced'to pass'.
314. Nothing / prevents / us going there.
1 2 3
 
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3)'from'must be introduced before'going'.
315. Being Sunday/all the offices/are closed.
1 2 3
 
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1)'it' must introduced before'being'.
316. I do not / remember the date / of him/
1 2 3
leaving India.
4
 
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3)'him' must be replaced by'his'.
317. This is one / of the boldest schemes /
1 2
that has ever / been proposed.
3 4
 
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3)'has' must replaced by 'have'
318. I have heard/the news/an hour ago.
1 2 3
 
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i)'have' must be replaced.
319. He has/come/for seeing you.
1 2 3
 
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3)'for seeing' must be replaced by 'to see'.
320. I stayed/indoors after/I wrote/the letter.
1 2 3 4
 
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3) 'wrote' must be replaced by 'had written'
321. I have heard/the news/an hour ago.
1 2 3
 
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1)'have' must be removed.
322. He has/come/for seeing you.
1 2 3
 
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3)'for seeing' must be replaced by'to see'.
323. This show/is better/than yesterday.
1 2 3
 
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3)'yesterday' must be replaced by'yesterday's'.
324. do you know/who are you/speaking to ?
 
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2)'who are you' must be replaced by'whom you are'.
325. He is/true to/his words.
1 2 3
 
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3)'words'must be replaced by 'word'.
326. Let / we / be friends / again.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'we' must be replaced by'us'.
327. I am/very anxious/of my/brother's health.
1 2 3 4
 
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3)'of'must be replaced by 'about'.
328. Neither of/the two are/suitable for/the job.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'are' must be replaced by'is'
329. This book/is preferable/than that.
1 2 3

 
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3)'than' must be replaced by'to'.
330. You and/I must/mind/your duty.
1 2 3 4
 
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4)'your' must be replaced by 'our'.
331. I asked/my servant/if he broke/ the table.
1 2 3 4
 
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3)'broke'must be replaced by'had broken'.
332. If he/will come/I will/help him.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'will come' must be replaced by'comes'.
333. You must/listen/what I/say.
1 2 3 4
 
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3)'to' must be introduced before 'what'.
334. Though he/is poor/but he/is honest.
1 2 3 4
 
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3)'but' must be deleted.
335. He is/best boy/of his/class.
1 2 3 4
 
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2)'the' must be introduced before 'best'.
336. One/should do/his duty/honestly.
1 2 3 4
 
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3)'his' must be replaced by 'one's'.
337. I would/do this/if I/am allowed.
1 2 3 4
 
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1)'would' must be replaced by 'shall'
338. I / bathe / myself / everyday.
1 2 3 4
 
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3)'myself' must be deleted.
339. I do not/ know whom / you consider the best /
1 2 3
man of the two.
4
 
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3)'the best' must be replaced by 'shall'.
340. His speech was / so halting that/ he stopped/
1 2 3
between each word.
4
 
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4) 'between' must be replaced by 'after'
341. His command / in the English / language is /
1 2 3
rather unique.
4
 
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2) 'in' must be replaced by 'of'
342. He seldom/or ever/makes a/mistake.
1 2 3 4
 
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2) 'ever' must be replaced by 'never'.
343. I take/my dinner/at 8 p.m/ every night.
1 2 3 4
 
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4 'every night' should be deleted
344. He is a/man whom/I Know/is trustworthy.
1 2 3 4
 
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2) 'whom' must be replaced by 'who'
345. I have/not seen/you/long since.
1 2 3 4
 
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4) 'it' must be 'since long'.
346. They give us/such troubles/which we cannot/
1 2 3
endure them.
4
 
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4) 'them' must be deleted.
347. MARK THE PART IN WHICH THE GRAMMATICAL MISTAKE IS.
He asked / that why / he shall/ be punished.
1 2 3 4
 
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2) 'that' should be deleted
348. Alakazaam-information found, problem slevod, thanks!
 
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Alakazaam-information found, problem slevod, thanks!
349. Define blood
 
350. which type of ques. prepare for bank exam
 
351. The opposite of the word HANDSOMELY
 
352. The opposite of the word CONTINUED
 
353. The meaning of the word SEEK
 
354. The meaning of the word HUMBLE
 
355. The meaning of the word GO
 
356. Find the opposite of the word convenient
 
357. The opposite of the word deliberate
 
358. Find the meaning of the word confined
 
359. Find the meaning of the meaning isolated
 
360. The meaning of desert
 
361. IF YOU WOULD HAVE TAKEN THE MEDICINE,you could have gone to school today.
 
362. Give the opposite of the word EDGE
 
363. Give the opposite of the word FEEBLE
 
364. Give the meaning of the word STRUGGLE
 
365. Give the meaning of the word SPOTTED
 
366. Give the meaning of the word DISAPPEARED
 
367. He was so tired that he COULD BARELY KEEPING his eyes open while driving
 
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could barely keep
368. As Veena got ready to leave for the exam her mother kissed her and WISHED HER LUCKY
 
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wished her luck
369. She waited WITH BATED BREATH as the names of the top rankers were announced.
 
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No correction required
370. She was feeling VERY ASLEEPY today as she had not slept very well the previous night
 
371. He was a MEN OF FEW WORDS but was very intelligent and respected by one and all.
 
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man of few words
372. Give the opposite of the word RIGHTEOUS
 
373. Give the opposite of the word CONCEDED
 
374. Give the meaning of the word PELTING
 
375. Give the meaning of the word CONDITION
 
376. Give the meaning of the word FAVOURED
 
377. Not many bank on the power of realism and comedy to make an impression and so when one does,it MAKES HEAD TURNS
 
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makes heads turn
378. The actress says that she is not comfortable WALK INTO the ramp in designer wear
 
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379. Since she was the most popular model on the ramp, she thought NO END TO HERSELF
 
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no end of herself
380. Five people WHICH IGNORED AN veacuation order where trapped in a mountain region encircled by a wildfire
 
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who ignored an
381. As it was already afternoon,Rohan decided to CHECK OUT of the hotel and go home.
 
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No correction required
382. Give the opposite of the word STUPID
 
383. Give the opposite meaning of the word PLEASE
 
384. Give the meaning of the word GAIN
 
385. Choose the meaning of the word SET
 
386. Choose the meaning of the word MERE
 
387. I have in my album photographs of some of my very close friends_____I can never forget.
 
388. If you____ in advance,you will get some concession.
 
389. Normally he is very____in his behaviour,but on that occassion he behaved very aggressively.
 
390. Onions grow in ____ in this part and hence they are always very cheap there.
 
391. There is no need of any proof because everything is very _______.
 
392. Find the opposite of the word VAST?
 
393. Choose the opposite of the word BARREN?
 
394. Choose the opposite of the word DENSE?
 
395. Choose the meaning of the word TURNED?
 
396. Choose the meaning of the word EXPLORATION?
 
397. Choose the meaning of the word REST?
 
398. The boy was rewarded for his______behaviour
 
399. The captain is very_______of his cricket team
 
400. The reward was shared______the members of the cricket team.
 
401. The judge used his _______ in settling the matter.
 
402. One has to be very_____during
the monsoons as the road becomes slippery.
 
403. I am the messenger of India's ancient thoughts world over, _____?(question tag)
 
404. Modus operandi means
 
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way of doing things
405. To shrug one's shoulders means
 
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to show disapproval
406. I have never met Osama bin Laden ______ do I want to.(neg.conjunction)
 
407. She _____ tomorrow to attend the wedding.(modal verb)
 
408. I met J.K Rowling ________ they say is the richest person in the world.(relative clause)
 
409. I was happy ________ the appointment(infinitive of accept)
 
410. If I had won the lottery,________ a millinaire(Conditional)
 
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I would have become