Selecting Words


Direction: In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

  1. The date of the function _____ not been decided yet.









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    Here, has is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, has is the right usage.


  1. Lokesh was busy when we ____ to see him.









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    Here, went-Simple Past
    Tense is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, went-Simple Past
    Tense is the right usage.



  1. The Sun ________ brightly.









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    Shine ⇒ Shone ⇒ Shone
    shine : to be bright
    Look at the sentence :
    • The sun shone brightly in a cloudless sky.
    Here, shone is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Shine ⇒ Shone ⇒ Shone
    shine : to be bright
    Look at the sentence :
    • The sun shone brightly in a cloudless sky.
    Here, shone is the right usage.


  1. She________college late that day.









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    The event is of Past time.
    Here, Past Simple-reached
    Here, reached is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    The event is of Past time.
    Here, Past Simple-reached
    Here, reached is the right usage.



  1. The garbage has been disposed________.









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    dispose of somebody/something : to get rid of somebody/ something that you do not want.
    Here, of is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    dispose of somebody/something : to get rid of somebody/ something that you do not want.
    Here, of is the right usage.