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Q1. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Comment added to a text or diagram
Q2. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence
The greater the effort, (better) the reward.
(b) the better
(d) No improvement
Q3. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
Rahul had taken his lunch, when Anjali (had visited) him.
(b) was visiting
(c) has visited
(d) No improvement
Q4. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. After Iran retaliated against the U.S. by attacking the latter’s bases.
B. The price of benchmark Brent oil went up to $71.75 per barrel.
C. That it did not want to further escalate the tensions.
D. In Iraq, but softened to $67.50 a barrel after Iran said.
Q5. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
C. The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday said it had increased vehicle production.
B. For the second month in a row in December by 7.88% to almost 1.16 lakh units.
D. The increase in output in November and December comes after nine.
A. Consecutive months of decline in production amid slowdown in domestic demand.
Q6. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A slap on the wrist
(a) A mild punishment
(b) Punishing the wrong person
(c) To hit someone where it hurts the most
(d) To threaten someone
Q7. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
Did the kidnapper torture you?
(a) Were you being tortured by the kidnapper?
(b) Were you tortured by the kidnapper?
(c) Were you torturing the kidnapper?
(d) Had you been tortured by the kidnapper?
Q8. Select the synonym of the given word
Q9. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Learn by heart
(a) To memorize something
(b) Love something terribly
(c) Learn a lesson by making a mistake
(d) Learn to control or hide your true feelings
Q10. Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
Considerable efforts are being put by automobile manufacturers to woo new customers.
(a) Automobile manufacturers have put considerable efforts to woo new customers.
(b) Automobile manufacturers are putting considerable efforts to woo new customers.
(c) Automobile manufacturers have been putting considerable efforts to woo new customers.
(d) Automobile manufacturers were putting considerable efforts to woo new customers.
Sol. Annotation: a note by way of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram.
Lexicon: a dictionary, especially of Greek, Hebrew, Syriac or Arabic.
Thesaurus: a book that lists words in groups of synonyms and related concepts.
Terminology: the body of terms used with a particular technical application in a subject of study, profession, etc.
Sol. We use ‘The’ before Comparative Degree if it is used for two, or, it is used in parallel. Since the given sentence forms parallelism therefore, we need to add “the” before ‘better’.
Sol. Whenever two actions occurring one after the other are written together then the action that took place first is kept in ‘past perfect tense’ while the latter action is kept in ‘simple past’. Hence, we need to replace “had visited” with “visited” (i.e. in simple past).
Sol. A slap on the wrist means a mild reprimand or punishment.
Sol. Palliate: to reduce the bad effects of something.
Extenuate: to lessen the strength or effect of (something).
Sol. Learn by heart means to learn something so well that it can be written or recited without thinking; to memorize something.
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