Selecting Words


Direction: In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.

  1. Jones is a member of our _____









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    Here, council is the right usage

    Correct Option: B

    Here, council is the right usage


  1. He has been staying in Delhi _____ a long time.









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    Here, for is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, for is the right usage.



  1. A man from our village has been nominated _____ the ruling party’s candidate for the post.









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    Here, as is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, as is the right usage.


  1. We get milk from the _____.









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    Here, dairy is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, dairy is the right usage.



  1. She had to _______ illness in order to avoid going to the party meeting.









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    feint (N.) : a movement that is intended to make you opponent think you are going to
    do one thing when you are really going to do something else
    fain (Adv.) : willingly/ with pleasure
    feign (Verb) : to pretend that you have a particular feeling or that you are ill/sick/tired etc.
    Here, feign is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    feint (N.) : a movement that is intended to make you opponent think you are going to
    do one thing when you are really going to do something else
    fain (Adv.) : willingly/ with pleasure
    feign (Verb) : to pretend that you have a particular feeling or that you are ill/sick/tired etc.
    Here, feign is the right usage.