Directions (1-2) In the following questions, some parts of the sentence have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If a sentence is free from error, mark (d) as your answer.
Q1. The new device (A)/aims at eliminating (B)/the risk of short-circuiting. (C)/No error (D)
Q2. I wish to heartily (A)/congratulate you for (B)/your astounding success. (C)/No error (D)
Directions(3-4): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
Directions (5-6): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
Directions (7-8): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.
Q7. For keeps
Q8. Pale into insignificance
Directions (9-10): In the following questions four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt.
Directions (11-15): A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.
A crucial element that defines the soap opera is the open-ended nature of the narrative, with stories spanning several episodes. One of the defining features that makes a television program a soap opera, according to Albert Moran, is “that form of television that works with a continuous open narrative. Each episode ends with a promise that the storyline is to be continued in another episode.” In 2012, Robert. Lloyd of the Los Angeles Times wrote of daily dramas, “Although melodramatically eventful, soap operas such as this also have a luxury of space that makes them seem more naturalistic, indeed, the economics of the form demand long scenes and conversations that a 22-episodes-per-season weekly series might dispense with half a dozen lines of dialogue may be drawn out, as here, for pages. You spend more time even with the minor characters the apparent villains grow less a apparently villainous. Soap opera storylines run concurrently, intersect and lead into further developments An individual episode of a soap opera will generally switch between several different concurrent “.arrative threads that may at times interconnect and affect one another or may run entirely independent of each other. Evening soap operas and serials that run for only a part of the year tend to bring things to a dramatic end-of-season cliffhanger.
Q11. What does the author mean ‘by the open -ended nature of soap operas?
Q12. A soap opera has the space for it to be more
Q13. The economics of a soap opera form demands for it to have
Q14. An individual episode of a soap opera generally switches between
Q15. Soap operas that run for a part of the year usually end in
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