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 is beautiful ______ brave.









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    and (Conj.) : also ; in addition to.
    Here, and is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    and (Conj.) : also ; in addition to.
    Here, and is the right usage.


  1. Kumar _________ boy swam across the sea for safety.









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    Singular form is used with Compound Adjectives using numbers and hyphen.
    Here, a 17-year-old is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Singular form is used with Compound Adjectives using numbers and hyphen.
    Here, a 17-year-old is the right usage.



  1. All decisions, ____________, are likely to be taken by consensus.









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    however (Adjective) : in whatever way
    Here, however is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    however (Adjective) : in whatever way
    Here, however is the right usage.


  1. Mr. Obi put his whole life_______ the work.









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    put something in something (Idiom) % to spend a lot of time or make a lot of effort doing
    something.
    Here, in is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    put something in something (Idiom) % to spend a lot of time or make a lot of effort doing
    something.
    Here, in is the right usage.



  1. In a classroom students are to be trained to love _______.









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    one another (Pro.) : used when you are saying that each member of a group does something to or for the other people in the group one another and each other are Reciprocal Pronouns.
    • Bob and Tom were quarrelling with each other.
    • The three winners congratulated one another.
    Here, one another is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    one another (Pro.) : used when you are saying that each member of a group does something to or for the other people in the group one another and each other are Reciprocal Pronouns.
    • Bob and Tom were quarrelling with each other.
    • The three winners congratulated one another.
    Here, one another is the right usage.