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In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

 

Starting late-2014, scientists of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) working _______ satellite data tracking the rift found that the defect in the Larsen C was growing _________. By 2016 the crack became 70 miles long and 300 feet ________. By January 2017 it measured 109 miles in length and 1,500metres in breadth. On July 12, it broke. The broken shelf, now __________ official iceberg, was massive, indeed the ____________-ever such iceberg, weighing 1.1trillion tons and measuring 2,200 square miles.

 

and 300 feet ________. By January 2017

 

A) width   B) length  
C) breadth   D) wide

Answer:   D) wide



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Select the most appropriate indirect form of the given sentence.
My grandmother said, "I bore six children."

 

A) My grandmother said that she had borne six children. B) My grandmother told that she had bore six children.
C) My grandmother said she bore six children. D) My grandmother said that she has born six children.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) My grandmother said that she had borne six children.

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Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
REPRIMAND

 

A) reproach B) applaud
C) reward D) eradicate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) reproach

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Select the most appropriate passive form of the given sentence.


The store manager caught the teenager shoplifting.

 

A) The teenager was caught shoplifting by the store manager. B) The teenager has been caught shoplifting by the store manager.
C) The teenager is caught shoplifting by the store manager. D) The store manager is caught shoplifting by the teenager.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The teenager was caught shoplifting by the store manager.

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Identify the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required, select No substitution.
The shoebill stork can be recognise from its long legs and broad wings.

 

A) No substitution B) recognising from it's
C) recognised by its D) recognise through it's
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) recognised by its

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Identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
It was a windy autumn day and leaves were fallen rapidly from the trees.

 

A) windy autumn day B) leaves were fallen
C) rapidly from trees D) It was a
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) leaves were fallen

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Identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.


It was a windy autumn day and leaves were fallen rapidly from the trees.

 

A) aviator B) invigilator
C) inspector D) investor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) investor

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Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
The entrepreneur is looking for an ______ to fund his project.

 

A) aviator B) invigilator
C) inspector D) investor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) investor

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Select the most appropriate word for the group of words.
A previous case that might serve as an example or guide in subsequent situations

 

A) precursor B) predecessor
C) precedent D) president
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) precedent

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