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In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

 

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In the 19th century, there was an industrial revolution in Europe. As a result, millions of people left the (1) ______ and went to work in big factories in cities. Today, it is the reverse. In several major cities, people have started moving out. Why? They want a cleaner, (2) ______environment. There are fewer jobs in ‘heavy’ industries like steel and power generation. (3) ______, there are more jobs in service industries like banking, tourism and food delivery. Besides, modern transport and communications have made it easier for people to (4)______ to work or even work from home. The result of this revolution in the 21st century will be ‘spread cities’ - cities are growing fast, but (5) ______, away from city centres and people are choosing to live 40, 50 or 60 kilometres away.

 

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3

 

A) Instead   B) Clearly
C) Nevertheless D) Of course  

Answer:   A) Instead  



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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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