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. People from ________ and near came to see the final match of the tournament yesterday.









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    Here, far is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    Here, far is the right usage.


  1. I haven't ________ butter but I have a lot of bread.









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    much (Det; Pro.) : used with Uncountable Nouns, Questions and Negative Sentences.
    Here, much is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    much (Det; Pro.) : used with Uncountable Nouns, Questions and Negative Sentences.
    Here, much is the right usage.



  1. The truck was _______ when the bus rammed into it.









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    stationery (Noun) : materials (such as paper, pencil, pen, etc.) that are used for writing or typing
    stationary (Adj) : not moving; staying in one place or position
    Here, stationary is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    stationery (Noun) : materials (such as paper, pencil, pen, etc.) that are used for writing or typing
    stationary (Adj) : not moving; staying in one place or position
    Here, stationary is the right usage.


  1. The railway coaches______by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai.









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    Here, are manufactured Plural–Passive Voice is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, are manufactured Plural–Passive Voice is the right usage.



  1. When he saw the fish swimming ______ the river, he was extremely happy.









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

    Correct Option: C

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