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 plane will take off when the thunderstorm ______.









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    The structure of the sentence is as follows :
    The plane will take → (Simple Future) off when → (Conj.) the thunderstorm stops → (Simple Present).
    Here, stops is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    The structure of the sentence is as follows :
    The plane will take → (Simple Future) off when → (Conj.) the thunderstorm stops → (Simple Present).
    Here, stops is the right usage.


  1. Many a man _____ imprisoned without trial in Fascist countries.









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    many a (Det.) : a large number of used with a Singular Noun and Verb
    Here, is is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    many a (Det.) : a large number of used with a Singular Noun and Verb
    Here, is is the right usage.



Direction: In the following questions, some of the sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with appropriate words. Four alternatives are suggested for each
question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

  1. The Prime Minister of England called _____ the President of America.









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    call on (Phr. V.) : to invite or ask somebody formally to speak; etc.
    Here, on is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    call on (Phr. V.) : to invite or ask somebody formally to speak; etc.
    Here, on is the right usage.


  1. Meditation is _____ way to calm your nerves.









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    Here, the best is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, the best is the right usage.



  1. His reputation has been _____ by his foolish acts.









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    tainted (Verb) : damaged or spoilt the quality of something or the opinion that people have of somebody/something
    Here, tainted is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    tainted (Verb) : damaged or spoilt the quality of something or the opinion that people have of somebody/something
    Here, tainted is the right usage.