Selecting Words


Direction: The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative.

  1. Mr. Sen is absent today. He _____ sick.









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    Might is used when showing that something is or was possible.

    Correct Option: C

    Might is used when showing that something is or was possible.


  1. A big dictionary ________ the table near the door.









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    is on

    Correct Option: C

    is on



  1. The king was moved with ______ for the beggar.









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    Pity (Noun) = the feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings of others.

    Correct Option: A

    Pity (Noun) = the feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings of others.


Direction: The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative corresponding to it.

  1. The life of a mosquito is _____, but very active.









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    The sentence shows contrast.
    Brief (Adjective) ⇒ short

    Correct Option: C

    The sentence shows contrast.
    Brief (Adjective) ⇒ short



  1. The resort is _____ the lake.









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    Beside = by the side of

    Correct Option: D

    Beside = by the side of