Selecting Words


Direction: In the following questions, 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. My younger brother _____ my grandfather.









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    (1) look after (Phr., V.) : to take care of somebody/ something.
    Here, looks after is the right option.

    Correct Option: B

    (1) look after (Phr., V.) : to take care of somebody/ something.
    Here, looks after is the right option.


  1. The new railway counter at Dwarka should _____ all travellers.









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    benefit (V.) : to be useful.
    Here, benefit is the right option.

    Correct Option: A

    benefit (V.) : to be useful.
    Here, benefit is the right option.


  1. The starving man ______ able to walk.









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    barely (Adv.) : just ; certainly not more than.
    Here, was barely is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    barely (Adv.) : just ; certainly not more than.
    Here, was barely is the right option.


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. The scheme allows students from different countries to communicate __________.









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    Here, with one another is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    Here, with one another is the right option.


  1. Few countries can __________ India in variety, colour and the richness of dance forms.









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    (1) rival (V.) : compare with; to be as good, impressive etc. as somebody/ something else.
    Here, rival is the right option.

    Correct Option: B

    (1) rival (V.) : compare with; to be as good, impressive etc. as somebody/ something else.
    Here, rival is the right option.