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. The metals and minerals sector________ currently highly volatile.









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    Singular Verb-is is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Singular Verb-is is the right usage.


  1. We must ________ help to the people hit by the cyclone.









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    render (Verb) : to give help to somebody
    Here, render is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    render (Verb) : to give help to somebody
    Here, render is the right usage.



  1. The teacher found many mistakes in my composition, when she went ______ it.









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    go through (Phr. V.) : to look at or examine something carefully; to study or consider
    something in detail
    Here, through is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    go through (Phr. V.) : to look at or examine something carefully; to study or consider
    something in detail
    Here, through is the right usage.


  1. The pupil was asked to write ____ his name on the front page of the exercise book.









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    write down (Phr. V.) : to write something on paper
    Here, down is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    write down (Phr. V.) : to write something on paper
    Here, down is the right usage.



  1. The fireman managed to put _____ the fire.









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    put out (Phr. V.) :to extinguish; to stop something from burning
    put off (Phr. V.) : postpone
    Here, out is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    put out (Phr. V.) :to extinguish; to stop something from burning
    put off (Phr. V.) : postpone
    Here, out is the right usage.