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1 . In each of the following questions, a sentence/s contain/s a blank space. You have to choose from the options (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) and fill in the blank in such a manner that it completes the sentence/s in the most meaningful and grammatically appropriate manner.
The thieves knew that there was a lot of money in the bank and wanted to __ on it.
cash in
borrow
stash it
steal
purchase things
2 . In each of the following questions, a sentence/s contain/s a blank space. You have to choose from the options (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) and fill in the blank in such a manner that it completes the sentence/s in the most meaningful and grammatically appropriate manner.
It was common knowledge that the Manager had committed a fraud. Just to ____, the Manager was now lying through his teeth.
save his own skin
reaffirm it
jump the gun
make hay while the sum shines
3 . In each of the following questions, a sentence/s contain/s a blank space. You have to choose from the options (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) and fill in the blank in such a manner that it completes the sentence/s in the most meaningful and grammatically appropriate manner.
The rioting crowd had reached very close to Asha's house. Asha's brother somehow managed to avoid this crowd and reached home ___ .
simply
in one piece
in silent
in jiffy
quicker
4 . In each of the following questions, a sentence/s contain/s a blank space. You have to choose from the options (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) and fill in the blank in such a manner that it completes the sentence/s in the most meaningful and grammatically appropriate manner.
I have been so busy with work that I have not yet __ to arranging my things in my new house.
tried
seemed
attempting
gotten around
5 . In each of the following questions, a sentence/s contain/s a blank space. You have to choose from the options (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5) and fill in the blank in such a manner that it completes the sentence/s in the most meaningful and grammatically appropriate manner.
I am hosting a party at my house tomorrow evening. I ___ you can make it on time.
knew that
understands
hope that
wishes that
desire
6 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) The little one, whose mother's skin the wolf was wearing, began to follow the Wolf.
(B) One day he found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside.
(C) Thus for some time he succeeded in deceiving the sheep, and enjoying hearty meals.
(D) A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dog.
(E) The wolf led the little one a little a far and soon made a meal off her.
(F) The wolf put it on over his own pelt and strolled down among the sheep.
Which of the following should be the $THIRD$ sentence after rearrangement ?
A
B
C
D
F
7 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) The little one, whose mother's skin the wolf was wearing, began to follow the Wolf.
(B) One day he found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside.
(C) Thus for some time he succeeded in deceiving the sheep, and enjoying hearty meals.
(D) A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dog.
(E) The wolf led the little one a little a far and soon made a meal off her.
(F) The wolf put it on over his own pelt and strolled down among the sheep.
Which of the following should be the $FIRST$ sentence after rearrangement?
A
B
C
D
E
8 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) The little one, whose mother's skin the wolf was wearing, began to follow the Wolf.
(B) One day he found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside.
(C) Thus for some time he succeeded in deceiving the sheep, and enjoying hearty meals.
(D) A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dog.
(E) The wolf led the little one a little a far and soon made a meal off her.
(F) The wolf put it on over his own pelt and strolled down among the sheep.
Which of the following should be the $FOURTH$ sentence after rearrangement ?
A
B
C
E
F
9 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) The little one, whose mother's skin the wolf was wearing, began to follow the Wolf.
(B) One day he found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside.
(C) Thus for some time he succeeded in deceiving the sheep, and enjoying hearty meals.
(D) A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dog.
(E) The wolf led the little one a little a far and soon made a meal off her.
(F) The wolf put it on over his own pelt and strolled down among the sheep.
Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?
F
E
D
C
B
10 . Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) The little one, whose mother's skin the wolf was wearing, began to follow the Wolf.
(B) One day he found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside.
(C) Thus for some time he succeeded in deceiving the sheep, and enjoying hearty meals.
(D) A wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dog.
(E) The wolf led the little one a little a far and soon made a meal off her.
(F) The wolf put it on over his own pelt and strolled down among the sheep.
Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
A
B
C
D
F