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1 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(3)$
front
behind
below
above
beside
2 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(4)$
contemplated
thought
realised
noted
attentive
3 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(5)$
stand
sit
shout
assemble
support
4 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(6)$
precious
stolen
genuine
artificial
original
5 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(7)$
houses
stables
fields
farms
caves
6 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(8)$
farm
well
granary
fields
7 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(9)$
of
out
off
doen
up
8 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

From this very sofa I notice everyday $(1)$the town gets up, rushes for work and comes home $(2)$. But where should I go now? Yes, the plot right in $(3)$ of my window attracts me. That is for sale. Last year when I visited my village, I $(4)$that the incomplete bungalow had got reduced to a den of thieves. They $(5)$there at night to distribute $(6)$articles amongst themselves at peace. The well-fenced $(7)$have shrunken only upto the $(8)$. Why not sell them $(9)$and buy this plot? In two years or three, half of it could be sold to $(10)$money for building a small villa.
$(10)$
collect
raise
find
hoard
gain
9 . Read each sentence to find out if there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.) The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5)
Of the two books(1)/ he chose the one (2)/ which he considered (3)/the most suitable. (4)/ No error (5)
1
2
3
4
5
10 . Read each sentence to find out if there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.) The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5)
When he sleeps (1)/ he left the radio on (2)/ so that his parents would think (3)/ that he was still reading. (4)/ No error (5)
1
2
3
4
5