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.

  1. She tries to adjust _______ her relations.









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

    Correct Option: C

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


  1. Take this medicine regularly and you will get rid _____ this disease.









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    get rid of (Idiom) : to remove something that you do not want any longer
    Here, of is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    get rid of (Idiom) : to remove something that you do not want any longer
    Here, of is the right usage.



  1. The bus ____ fifty passengers fell ____ the river.









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    Here, with; into (Prep.) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    Here, with; into (Prep.) is the right usage.


  1. Statistics _____ always my worst subject.









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    Here, is (Singular Verb) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, is (Singular Verb) is the right usage.



  1. When she retired, she handed ______ the charge to the’ VicePresident.









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    hand over (Phr. V.) : to give something to someone else.
    Here, over is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    hand over (Phr. V.) : to give something to someone else.
    Here, over is the right usage.