Selecting Words


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

  1. I always fall __________ old friends in times of need.









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    (1) fall back on somebody : to go to somebody for support
    Here, back on is the right option.

    Correct Option: C

    (1) fall back on somebody : to go to somebody for support
    Here, back on is the right option.


  1. The waiter hasn’t brought the coffee _________ I’ve been here for an hour.









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    yet is used in Negative Sentences to talk about something that has not happened.
    Hence, yet is the right option

    Correct Option: B

    yet is used in Negative Sentences to talk about something that has not happened.
    Hence, yet 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. _____ you live long!









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    may is used to express a wish.
    Here, May is the right option.

    Correct Option: B

    may is used to express a wish.
    Here, May is the right option.


  1. Many important projects have reached the final stage of ___.









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    (1) implementation (N.) : carrying out; enactment; execution; application.
    Here, implementation is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    (1) implementation (N.) : carrying out; enactment; execution; application.
    Here, implementation is the right option.


  1. What a _____ holiday!









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    (1) memorable (Adj.) : unforgettable, special, good or unusual.
    (2) momentous (Adj.) : historic; very important or serious.
    Here, memorable is the right option.

    Correct Option: B

    (1) memorable (Adj.) : unforgettable, special, good or unusual.
    (2) momentous (Adj.) : historic; very important or serious.
    Here, memorable is the right option.