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Q1. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
(P)The special day this year was different from their earlier birthdays:
(Q) Instead, they vowed to spend the rest of their lives happily together.
(R) They no longer entertained any hopes of surgical separation.
(S) Vani and Veena, the conjoined twins who had been abandoned by their parents at the age of three, celebrated their 16th birthday in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Q2. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Jump the gun
(a) do something before the right time
(b) do something after the right time
(c) do something on the exact time
(d) to not do anything ever
Q3. In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.
This is not the first time a Sri Lankan leader has accused the Indian agency for interference.
(a) This is not the first time
(b) a Sri Lankan leader has accused
(c) the Indian agency for interference.
(d) No error
Q4. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
It is time to take some milk.
(a) It was time that some milk was taken.
(b) It is time for some milk to be taken.
(c) It is time that some milk should be taken.
(d) It is time that some milk had been taken.
Q5. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
An updated report is necessary to deal with the current scenario,” the Bench said.
(a) The bench said that an updated report was necessary to deal with the current scenario.
(b) The bench said that an report update was necessary to deal with the current scenario.
(c)The bench said that an updated report is being necessary to deal with the current scenario.
(d) The bench said that an updated report has been necessary to deal with the current scenario.
Q6. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
(P) New Delhi’s neighborhood policy continues to be in the doldrums and there is a clear absence of vision on how to balance,
(Q) Engage and work with the many great powers in the regional and the broader international scene.
(R) The report goes on to fault the government for.
(S) “Continuing with its conventionally deferential foreign policy towards China”.
Q7. Select the synonym of “rupture”
Q8. Select the synonym of “snag “
Q9. Select the antonym of “brandish”
Q10. In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.
It might be useful to ________on the potential outcome of such a scenario.
Sol. “Jump the gun” means do something before the right time.
For e.g. They jumped the gun by building the garage before they got permission from the town council.
Sol. Verb “accused” takes preposition “of” with it. So, replace “for” with “of”.
Sol. Rupture means to breach or disturb (a harmonious feeling or situation).
Sol. Snag means an unexpected or hidden obstacle or drawback.
Sol. Brandish means to wave or flourish (something, especially a weapon) as a threat or in anger or excitement.
Sol. Speculate: form a theory or conjecture about a subject without firm evidence.
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