Directions (1-5): Fill up the blanks in each of the following sentences using the correct form of the word given in bracket out of the four given alternatives.
Q1. The children were playing ________ (happy) in the field.
(c) with happy
(d) with happily
Q2. Do not ________ (invasion) other’s privacy.
Q3. There is ________ (abound) scope for improvement in your essay.
Q4. The child has ________ (dear) itself to everybody.
Q5. This agreement will ________ (strong) the ties between the two countries.
Directions (6-10): In the following questions, a word/phrase is given followed by four alternatives. Select the alternative that conveys the same meaning as the word/phrase given.
(a) able to move or act quickly, physically, or mentally
(b) to free or clear, as from accusation
(c) the art or practice of flying aircraft
Q7. To come down from one’s position or dignity
(a) a white or delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum
(b) profound devotion
(c) an officer who receives and transmits the orders of the general
(d) goodbye; farewell
Q9. To move towards one point
(a) an annual allowance, payment, or income
(b) the superior of a community of monks
(c) to warn of a fault
(d) to pile or heap together
Directions (11-15): Pick out the misspelled word out of the four choices given below.