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. She had frequent toothaches. So she decided to ................









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    The sentence is showing Past time. So, Past Perfect Tense will be used.
    Here, have her tooth removed is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    The sentence is showing Past time. So, Past Perfect Tense will be used.
    Here, have her tooth removed is the right usage.


  1. Will those of you who have objection to this proposal ......put up your hands, please ?









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    being is the Present Participle of the Verb-to be. So, being discussed is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    being is the Present Participle of the Verb-to be. So, being discussed is the right usage.



  1. At great length, that night they ............. the feasibility of their plans.









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    Simple Past Tense will be used
    Here, discussed is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Simple Past Tense will be used
    Here, discussed is the right usage.


  1. His wife has a twin who resembles her so much that at first he had great trouble telling ...................









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    who is which is used for talking about distinguishing one person or thing from another.
    Here, who is which is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    who is which is used for talking about distinguishing one person or thing from another.
    Here, who is which is the right usage.



  1. Two years have passed since he ............. here.









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    since is followed by a Verb in the Past Tense
    Here, came is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    since is followed by a Verb in the Past Tense
    Here, came is the right usage.