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Directions (1-5): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blanks to make the sentences meaningfully complete.
Q1. A member of Parliament has said that the Prime Minister, Chief Ministers and Ministers should be barred _________ during elections to protect the interest of smaller political parties and Independent candidates.
Bar: prevent or prohibit (someone) from doing something or from going somewhere. Preposition ‘from’ is used with ‘bar/barred’ and after prepositions, a gerund form of verb i.e. V1 + ing is used. Hence option C is the correct choice.
Q2. Several residents ________ Twitter to share their experiences and posted photos of waterlogging and jams.
were taken to
had been taken to
‘Take to’ is an appropriate idiomatic expression to use here which means to make use of a particular public platform to express something. Moreover, the sentence is in Past Indefinite tense and active voice. Hence option D is the correct choice.
Q3. Fueled by alcohol and cocaine, Dave ran ________ when his wife told him she'd been seeing someone else. Luckily, a neighbor called the police when they heard such a commotion.
out of the way
Run amuck (idiomatic expression): To rush around in a violent, murderous frenzy. Hence option B fits in the context.
Q4. I thought he ______ the part of Hamlet with great skill.
Come off: become detached. Fall through: fail. Carry off (phrasal verb): to perform or manage successfully.
Q5. I'm ________ part of my wages every week to buy a bike.
Put down: to insult. Put by: to save money for a particular purpose. Put on: to dress oneself. Put out: to publish.
Directions (6-10): In the following question, out of the four alternatives select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Q6. Save the day
To be insulted
To prevent a misfortune
To stay at home
To welcome a guest
Option B is the correct meaning.
Q7. To salt away
To taste or be tasted
To reserve or store
To be outspoken
Option C is the correct meaning.
Q8. To strike a bargain
To hit with a weapon
To oppose extremely
To be undecided
To reach an agreement
Option D is the correct meaning.
Q9. Blow a gasket
Lose one's temper
To be curious to achieve something
Light up something
Option A is the correct meaning.
Q10. Salad days
The time of achievements of one’s life
The time of youth, innocence, and inexperience
The time of continuous defeats and failed projects
The most important and memorable day in someone’s life
Option B is the correct meaning.
Directions: (11-15) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.