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. Most animals which are nocturnal have a sharper ____ at night, than in the morning.









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    Here, vision is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, vision is the right usage.


  1. If you litter, you _____ to pay a fine.









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    The sentence formation will be as follows :
    If + Simple Present, will–future
    Here, will have is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    The sentence formation will be as follows :
    If + Simple Present, will–future
    Here, will have is the right usage.



  1. He drove from Maharashtra _____ Karnataka without stopping to rest.









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    When a starting place and a finishing place is mentioned, Prep. from is used for
    expressing the beginning and to for the end.
    Here, to is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    When a starting place and a finishing place is mentioned, Prep. from is used for
    expressing the beginning and to for the end.
    Here, to is the right usage.


  1. Age and experience________ wisdom to man.









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    Age and experience work as a single unit like bread and butter, cup and saucer, etc.
    Hence, Singular Verb is used with it.
    Here, brings is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    Age and experience work as a single unit like bread and butter, cup and saucer, etc.
    Hence, Singular Verb is used with it.
    Here, brings is the right usage.



  1. When the doctor _____, the patient was already ______.









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    Here, arrived; dead is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, arrived; dead is the right usage.