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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.

 

It is necessary, then, to keep our ____________ acts under some surveillance of attention, to pass them in review for inspection every now and _________, that we may discover possible modifications which will make them more serviceable. We need to be __________, constantly to find out better ways of doing things. Habit takes care of our standing, walking, sitting; but how many of us could _________ improve his poise and carriage if he would? Our speech has become largely automatic, but no doubt all of us might remove _____________ of enunciation, pronunciation or stress from our speaking.

 

to keep our ____________ acts under some surveillance

 

A) habitual   B) habit
C) habitually D) habits

Answer:   A) habitual  



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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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