Selecting Words


Direction: In the following questions, fill in the blank(s) with suitable word(s) out of the four alternatives.

  1. The examinee could guess _______the answer correctly.









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    Here, at is the right option.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, at is the right option.


  1. Sid and Harsh are _________ unable to complete the task.









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    Here, both is the right option

    Correct Option: D

    Here, both is the right option



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

  1. His writings are ____ mistakes.









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    replete (Adj.) : filled with something with a full supply of something.
    brood (V.) : to think a lot about something that makes you annoyed, anxious/upset
    burst into (Phr. V.) : to start producing something suddenly and with great force
    boasted of (Phr. V.) : to talk with too much pride about something that you have/can do
    Here, replete with is the right option.

    Correct Option: C

    replete (Adj.) : filled with something with a full supply of something.
    brood (V.) : to think a lot about something that makes you annoyed, anxious/upset
    burst into (Phr. V.) : to start producing something suddenly and with great force
    boasted of (Phr. V.) : to talk with too much pride about something that you have/can do
    Here, replete with is the right option.


  1. My mother upset the kettle of boiling water and ______ her hand.









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    scald (V.) : to burn yourself or part of your body with very hot liquid.
    Here, scalded is the right option.

    Correct Option: A

    scald (V.) : to burn yourself or part of your body with very hot liquid.
    Here, scalded is the right option.



  1. Never give your friends _____ .









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    give the cold shoulder : to treat somebody in an unfriendly way.
    Here, the cold shoulder is the right option.

    Correct Option: C

    give the cold shoulder : to treat somebody in an unfriendly way.
    Here, the cold shoulder is the right option.