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 as your answer.

  1. None of the guests ate much at the party because the food looked _______.









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    unappetizing : unpleasant to eat.
    Here, unappetizing is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    unappetizing : unpleasant to eat.
    Here, unappetizing is the right usage.


  1. Though this blanket is not made of wool, it has a ______ texture.









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    woolly : covered with wool or with hair-like wool.
    woollen : made of wool.
    Here, woolly is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    woolly : covered with wool or with hair-like wool.
    woollen : made of wool.
    Here, woolly is the right usage.



  1. He would not have been successful in the project but _____ my help.









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    Here, for (Prep.) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, for (Prep.) is the right usage.


  1. Our teacher encouraged _____ setting the poem to music.









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    Here, his (Possessive Case) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, his (Possessive Case) is the right usage.



  1. The more he remonstrated _______ the referee the worse the situation became.









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    Here, with (Prep.) is the right usage.
    remonstrate (Verb) : to disagree and argue or complain about something

    Correct Option: A

    Here, with (Prep.) is the right usage.
    remonstrate (Verb) : to disagree and argue or complain about something