Selecting Words


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

  1. Do you prefer _____ or traditional art forms ?









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    contemporary (Adj.) : belonging to the present time.
    archaic (Adj.) : old and no longer used.
    foreign (Adj.) : in or from a country that is not your own
    Here, contemporary is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    contemporary (Adj.) : belonging to the present time.
    archaic (Adj.) : old and no longer used.
    foreign (Adj.) : in or from a country that is not your own
    Here, contemporary is the right usage.


  1. _______ she is clever, she often makes mistakes.









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    Although (Conj.) : though; used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem surprising
    Here, Although is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Although (Conj.) : though; used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem surprising
    Here, Although is the right usage.



  1. _______ your instructions, we have closed your bank account.









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    In accordance with (Idiom): to a rule or the way that somebody says that something should be done
    In lieu of (Idiom) : instead of
    With regard to (Idiom) : concerning somebody or something
    On account of (Idiom) : because of
    Here, In accordance with is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    In accordance with (Idiom): to a rule or the way that somebody says that something should be done
    In lieu of (Idiom) : instead of
    With regard to (Idiom) : concerning somebody or something
    On account of (Idiom) : because of
    Here, In accordance with is the right usage.


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. If you had followed the rules, you _______ disqualified.









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    Past Perfect Tense-would not have been is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    Past Perfect Tense-would not have been is the right usage.



  1. The _______ were arrested for illegally hunting the bears.









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    poacher (Noun) : person who illegally hunt birds, animals, etc.
    ranger (Noun) : person whose job is to take care of a forest, a park, etc.
    Here, poachers is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    poacher (Noun) : person who illegally hunt birds, animals, etc.
    ranger (Noun) : person whose job is to take care of a forest, a park, etc.
    Here, poachers is the right usage.