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. Robert _____ Ali of his support.









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    Here, assured is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    Here, assured is the right usage.


  1. Communism and Socialism have always _____ the sermons of economic equality.









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    Here, preached is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, preached is the right usage.



  1. Students are not prepared ______ that kind of question.









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    prepared (V.) agrees with for (Prep.)
    Here, for is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    prepared (V.) agrees with for (Prep.)
    Here, for is the right usage.


  1. To try to solve a problem without enquiring into the problem is like taking a course of treatment without _____ the disease.









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    Here, diagnosing is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, diagnosing is the right usage.



  1. Medical science has _____ almost everything except death.









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    conquered (V.) : to succeed in dealing with/ controlling something
    surrendered (V.) : to admit that you have been defeated and want to stop fighting ; to allow
    yourself to be caught, taken prisoner, etc.
    Here, conquered is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    conquered (V.) : to succeed in dealing with/ controlling something
    surrendered (V.) : to admit that you have been defeated and want to stop fighting ; to allow
    yourself to be caught, taken prisoner, etc.
    Here, conquered is the right usage.