Direction (1-10): Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word which will suit the context of the sentence.
Q1. You are welcome to partake __________ their light refreshment.
Q2. ______________ to my political rival’s statement, the data reveals crime has not increased in this country.
Q3. Lost time is ________ again, and what we call time enough always proves little enough.
(a) found never
(b) find never
(c) never found
(d) never been found
Q4. I did not want to _________ the fact that she was unemployed.
(a) bring over
(b) bring on
(c) bring off
(d) bring up
Q5. We need to have a meeting this week in order to _________ the distribution problems.
(a) jack up
(b) iron out
(c) lay out
(d) chip in
Q6. You didn’t do your homework, _________?
(a) did you
(b) has you
(c) haven’t you
(d) did they
Q7. The robbers fell ______ amongst themselves over the sharing of the loot.
Q8. A really sophisticated person would never be _______ enough to think that he is always right.
Q9. Speeding and blocking are traffic offences which lead to ________ accidents.
Q10. Creative people are often ________ with their own uniqueness.
Sol. Partake: to take part in an activity.
Partake of: to eat or drink something especially that is offered to you.
Sol. Contrary means opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. There should be contrast in the sentence thus contrary should be used.
Sol. ‘Never’, ‘Seldom’, ‘Always’ are used before the ‘Main verb’. Hence option C is the correct choice.
Sol. Bring over: bring to someone’s house.
Bring on: cause something.
Bring off: succeed at something difficult or unexpected.
Bring up: mention.
Hence option D is the correct choice.
Sol. Jack up: to raise
Iron out: eliminate
Lay out: arrange
Chip in: help
Hence option B is the correct choice.
Sol. According to the Question Tag Rule, the affirmative form of Helping Verb followed by the subject is used for a negative sentence.
Hence option A is the correct choice
Sol. Fall out: to have an argument or disagreement.
Sol. ‘Proliferation’ is a noun that means rapid increase in the number or amount of something, that fits in the context well.
Sol. Gruesome: causing repulsion or horror; grisly.
Sol. Obsessed: preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually and to a troubling extent.
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