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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Keep at bay

 

A) Keep your loved ones protected even when they are faced with problems.   B) To control something and prevent it from causing you problems.  
C) Hide your precious stuff.   D) Be alert at all times.

Answer:   B) To control something and prevent it from causing you problems.  



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In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

 

A) bifurckated   B) biffurcated
C) biffurckated   D) bifurcated
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) bifurcated

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The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

 

There is an

 

A : a telephonic talk could never replicate

B : instant rapport in the written

C : communication which the printed message or

 

A) BAC   B) ACB  
C) ABC   D) BCA
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) BCA

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

 

The music (soothe) me and I stroll on happily.

 

A) soothing   B) soothes  
C) had soothed   D) no improvement
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) soothes  

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

 

He (has to develop) self-confidence, so leave him alone.

 

A) have to develop   B) are to develop  
C) has to developed   D) no improvement
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) no improvement

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

 

Absolve someone from blame for a fault or wrongdoing

 

A) Indict   B) Exonerate
C) Allege   D) Slur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Exonerate

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

 

Be deprived of property or a right or privilege as a penalty for wrongdoing

 

A) Forfeited   B) Endow  
C) Render   D) Assign
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Forfeited  

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Keep your chin up

 

A) Behave arrogantly in front of elders.   B) Keep your self respect at all times.  
C) Remain cheerful in difficult circumstances.   D) Pretend to be good when you have an evil plan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Remain cheerful in difficult circumstances.  

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Ring fencing

 

A) The place where the sport of fencing is played by two opponents.   B) Doubly protecting your assets.  
C) Guarantee that funds allocated for a particular purpose will not be spent on anything else.     D) Be ready to fight for what is your right.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Guarantee that funds allocated for a particular purpose will not be spent on anything else.    

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