Selecting Words


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

  1. He was...angry to speak to me.









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    Here, too (Adv.) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, too (Adv.) is the right usage.


  1. His words were hardly .... with that screaming and shouting in the market.









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    legible (Adj.) : clear enough to read
    The correct word will be
    audible (Adj.) : that can be heard clearly

    Correct Option: D

    legible (Adj.) : clear enough to read
    The correct word will be
    audible (Adj.) : that can be heard clearly



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

  1. The passenger car sales showed a decline .......... 7% to 5.6%.









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    Here, from (Prep.) is the right usage. It is used for showing the range of something. (from ........ to)

    Correct Option: A

    Here, from (Prep.) is the right usage. It is used for showing the range of something. (from ........ to)


  1. ......... the new Safari Storme, Mahindra has more leverage in increasing the sales.









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    with (Prep.) is the right usage.
    leverage (Noun) : power to influence people

    Correct Option: A

    with (Prep.) is the right usage.
    leverage (Noun) : power to influence people



  1. Many Tamil-speaking Sri Lankans ........ from the island to escape the military and its atrocities.









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    flee (Verb) : to leave a place very quickly, especially because you are afraid of possible danger flee (S. Pr.) fled (S. Past)
    Here, fled is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    flee (Verb) : to leave a place very quickly, especially because you are afraid of possible danger flee (S. Pr.) fled (S. Past)
    Here, fled is the right usage.