Selecting Words


Direction: Each sentence below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

  1. The students _________ not reach on time _________ of the transport strike.











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    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    could, because

    Correct Option: B

    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The students could not reach on time because of the transport strike.


  1. They were _________ to vacate that house as _________ as possible.











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    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    asked, soon

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    They were asked to vacate that house as soon as possible.



  1. The teacher _________ the concept by _________ practical examples.











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    Obviously the concept has to be explained and practical examples can only be quoted.
    correct word :-
    explained - quoting

    Correct Option: E

    Obviously the concept has to be explained and practical examples can only be quoted.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The teacher explained the concept by quoting practical examples.


  1. The manager told us _________ Ramesh was very anxious _________ the meeting.











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    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    that , before

    Correct Option: B

    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The manager told us that Ramesh was very anxious before the meeting.



  1. She did not tell _________ that she _________ attended the party.











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    She would not have told any one that she lad attended the party.
    correct word :-
    anyone, had

    Correct Option: E

    She would not have told any one that she lad attended the party.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    She did not tell anyone that she had attended the party.