Q1. Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
The man ______ heavy losses in his investments.
Direction (2-6): In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
In July, 1937, the Japanese used an incident to provoke a war. They (1) ______ China and occupied a major portion (2) ______ it. Chinese and Japanese (3) ______ clashed in northern China, throwing the entire country into (4) ______. Millions of people were shot (5) ______death.
Q2. Select the most appropriate option to ﬁll in blank number .1.
Q3. Select the most appropriate option to ﬁll in blank number .2.
Q4. Select the most appropriate option to ﬁll in blank number .3.
Q5. Select the most appropriate option to ﬁll in blank number .4.
Q6. Select the most appropriate option to ﬁll in blank number .5.
Q7. Identify the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required, select No substitution.
We are going to have pleasure in accepting your kind invitation.
(a) We have pleasure
(b) No substitution
(c) We are having pleasure
(d) We will have a pleasure
Q8. Select the most appropriate passive form of the given sentence.
She answered ﬁfty questions in one hour.
(a) Fifty questions have been answered by her in one hour.
(b) Fifty questions were being answered by her in one hour.
(c) Fifty questions were answered by her in one hour.
(d) Fifty questions are answered by her in one hour.
Q9. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.
A. This code contains information about its nature.
B. Each living organism has a DNA code.
C. If this genetic material is altered, it would alter the organism.
D. The nature of an individual is determined by the unique genetic material in the code.
Q10. Select the correctly spelt word.
Sol. Incur: become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one’s own behavior or actions.
Reap: cut or gather (a crop or harvest).
Sol. ‘Have’ is used for showing possession here. Hence option (a) is correct here.
Sol. January, November, February, October are the correct spellings.