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. The degree will be awarded during the annual ____.









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    convocation (Noun) : a ceremony held in a university or college when students receive
    their degrees
    conference (Noun) : a large official meeting, lasting for a few days, where people with the
    same interests come together to discuss their views
    convention (Noun) : a large meeting of the members of a profession, a political party, etc.
    convolution (Noun) : a thing that is very complicated
    Here, convocation is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    convocation (Noun) : a ceremony held in a university or college when students receive
    their degrees
    conference (Noun) : a large official meeting, lasting for a few days, where people with the
    same interests come together to discuss their views
    convention (Noun) : a large meeting of the members of a profession, a political party, etc.
    convolution (Noun) : a thing that is very complicated
    Here, convocation is the right usage.


  1. Balu ___ in several other States when he decided to work in Kolkata.









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    Here, Past Perfect Tensehad worked is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, Past Perfect Tensehad worked is the right usage.



  1. If I _____ her address, I would have called on her.









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    Here, Past Perfect Tensehad known is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Past Perfect Tensehad known is the right usage.


  1. I stayed in Mumbai ____ eight years.









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

    Correct Option: A

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



  1. What would you have done if you______ the train ?









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    Here, Past Perfect Tensehad missed is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, Past Perfect Tensehad missed is the right usage.