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1 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
I laid all the facts before him so that he could make his own Judgement.
laid all the facts in front of him
lay all the facts before him
lay all the facts in front of him
did I lay all the facts before his
No improvement
2 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
If only she had told me about her problem I would have helped her
would help
could help
would not help
No improvement
3 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
Apollo was worshipped as long as the Roman Empire $continued$.
was continued
ruled
lasted
did not exist
No improvement
4 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
The patient could have been saved if he had been taken to the hospital in time
could be saved
could save
can saved
No improvement
5 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
Knowing very little English, it was difficult to converse with the foreigner
I found it difficult to converse
to converse was difficult
conversing was difficult
It was not easy to conversed
No improvement
6 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
People in underdeveloped countries are distressing because of the antagonistic attitude of developed countries.
have been distressing
are distressed because
are distressed at
were distressing by
No correction required
7 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
He had been behaved impolitely and suffered owing to that.
was behaved
have been behaved
would have behaved
No correction required
8 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
It has become a commonly practice to talk about women liberation
common practice of talking with
No correction required
9 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
He is so brisk himself that he cannot tolerate any efficiency.
tolerate hardly any inefficiency
hardly tolerates lethargy
tolerate any haste
tolerate any delay
No correction required
10 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
No person with a reasonably self-esteem would ever like to succumb to any pressure
reasonable self-esteemed
reasonable self-esteemed
reasonably self-esteemed
reasonably a self esteem
No correction required
11 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
Unless you dedicated to your studies, you cannot expect success.
Unless you donot dedicate to
If you dedicate to
In case you didnot dedicate to
Unless you dedicate to
No correction required
12 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
The output of our factory was not been satisfactory monitored.
was not being satisfactory
has not been satisfactorily
has not being satisfactorily
is not being satisfactory
No correction required
13 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
He is firmly believing on democratic principles
firm believer for
firmly believe in
firmly believes in
firmly belief on
No correction required
14 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
He persevered and succeeded to face of all the obstacles
to face of all the
to all the face of
in the face of all
at the face of the all
No correction required
15 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
He always claims to be superior than everyone in his company.
claim to be superior to
claims to be superior to
claimed to superior over
claims superiority for
No correction required
16 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
That was the record that make me sit up and take notice of Neil Hannon.
made me sit up and take notice
has made me sit up and take notice
sit up and take notice
No correction required
17 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
These mistakes catch up with him when he ran for President
caught up in
caught up with
caught up on
caught up at
No correction required
18 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
When I told her about breaking the window, she goes through the roof.
she went through the roof
she went via the roof
she went through roof
she went with roof
No correction required
19 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
A preventive programme for the break out of epidemic in quake-hit areas must be introduced.
A preventive programme before the break out of
A preventive programme for the breaking out of
A preventive programme for the out break of
A preventive programme before the out break of
No correction required
20 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
Last but not the least, I would like to thank all the workers without whose co-operation, the rally wouldn't be a success.
Last but not least, I would like to thank all the worker without their co-operation.
Last but not the least, I would like to thank all the worker without their co-operation
Last but not least, I would like to thank all the workers without whose co-operation,
Last but not the least, I would like to thank all those workers without their co-operation
No correction required
21 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
They didn't pay any heed to their superior's instructions : I did neither.
I either did
Either I did not
Neither didn't I
Nor did I
No correction required
22 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
Every poet gives voice to his anger and his compassion through his poems
voiced to give
gives voice for
gave voice against
voiced at giving
No correction required
23 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
The police nabbed a notorious criminal who had been terrorising builders and extorted money from them for the past two years.
was terrorising builders and extorted
had not been terrorised builders and extorted
had been terrorising builders and extorting
No correction required
24 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
Managers frequently encounter situations where they need to help others solved problems.
to helping others solved
help others solved
to help others solve
help others solving
No correction required
25 . Below each sentence has given four possible substitutions for the bold part. If one of them (a), (b), (c) or (d) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b), (c) or (d). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (e) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No' improvement' response will be signified by the letter (e).
From among various alternatives we should choose the one which is viable and consumes less time and energy.
is viable and consuming lesser
is viability and consumes less
being viable and consumes less
has viable and consuming less
No correction required