Selecting Words


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

  1. ___ man standing in that corner is a police man in plain clothes.









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    Here, a particular man is being mentioned. Hence, The (Def. Art.) is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    Here, a particular man is being mentioned. Hence, The (Def. Art.) is the right option.


  1. Never _______ met any girl so beautiful.









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    To express Exclamation Inversion, i.e. have I should be used after never.
    Hence, have I is the right option.

    Correct Option: A

    To express Exclamation Inversion, i.e. have I should be used after never.
    Hence, have I is the right option.



  1. The relation between the Indian P.M. and the U.S. President is perfectly ________ .









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    cordial (Adj.) : pleasant and friendly.
    Here, cordial is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    cordial (Adj.) : pleasant and friendly.
    Here, cordial is the right option.


  1. The army has been __________ to be ready to control the floods.









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    a lert (V. ) : to make somebody aware of something; to warn about a dangerous or
    urgent situation.
    Here, alerted is the right option.

    Correct Option: A

    a lert (V. ) : to make somebody aware of something; to warn about a dangerous or
    urgent situation.
    Here, alerted is the right option.



  1. The traditional way of saying that you feel fine is to say that you are __________.









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    all right (Adj., Adv.) : safe and well; OK
    Here, all right is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    all right (Adj., Adv.) : safe and well; OK
    Here, all right is the right option.