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1 . In each question below, four words printed in $bold$ type are given. These are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or in appropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word that is inappropriate or wrongly spelt, if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in the context of the sentence then select (5) i.e. 'All Correct', as your answer.
All the $competitors$ (1)/ $completed$ (2)/ the $race$ (3)/ with just one $excepsion$. (4)/ All Correct (5)
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2 . In each question below, four words printed in $bold$ type are given. These are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or in appropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word that is inappropriate or wrongly spelt, if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in the context of the sentence then select (5) i.e. 'All Correct', as your answer.
Poor $posture$ (1)/ can $lead$ (2)/ to $muscular$ (3)/ $problems$ (4)/ in later life. All Correct (5)
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3 . In each question below, four words printed in $bold$ type are given. These are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or in appropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word that is inappropriate or wrongly spelt, if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in the context of the sentence then select (5) i.e. 'All Correct', as your answer.
The $pump$ (1)/ shut $off$ (2)/ as a $result$ (3)/ of a $mechanikal$ (4)/ failure. All Correct (5)
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4 . In each question below, four words printed in $bold$ type are given. These are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or in appropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word that is inappropriate or wrongly spelt, if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in the context of the sentence then select (5) i.e. 'All Correct', as your answer.
The $Principal$ (1)/ gave a very $pompous$ (2)/ $speach$ (3)/ about 'The portals of learning'. (4)/ All Correct (5)
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5 . In each question below, four words printed in $bold$ type are given. These are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or in appropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word that is inappropriate or wrongly spelt, if any. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in the context of the sentence then select (5) i.e. 'All Correct', as your answer.
$Copeing$ (1)/ with her mother's long $illness$ (2)/ was a heavy $load$ (3)/ to $bear$. (4)/ All Correct (5)
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6 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
A camel and a jackal were friends. One day the jackal $(1)$ his friend to a big sugar-cane farm. It was on the opposite side of a river. After a $(2)$ meal the jackal began to howl loudly. The frightened camel pleaded $(3)$ the jackal not to do so. The jackal said, 'Friend, I have this habit after every meal. I cannot help it.' Soon the farmers arrived and gave a sound thrashing to the camel.
When the camel crossed the river the jackal joined him on his back. In the midstream the camel took a deliberate dip $(4)$ the water. When the jackal cried out in terror, the camel said casually: 'I have the habit of rolling in water after every meal.' The poor jackal was $(4)$ .
$(1)$
brought
bought
took
taken
invites
7 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
A camel and a jackal were friends. One day the jackal $(1)$ his friend to a big sugar-cane farm. It was on the opposite side of a river. After a $(2)$ meal the jackal began to howl loudly. The frightened camel pleaded $(3)$ the jackal not to do so. The jackal said, 'Friend, I have this habit after every meal. I cannot help it.' Soon the farmers arrived and gave a sound thrashing to the camel.
When the camel crossed the river the jackal joined him on his back. In the midstream the camel took a deliberate dip $(4)$ the water. When the jackal cried out in terror, the camel said casually: 'I have the habit of rolling in water after every meal.' The poor jackal was $(4)$ .
$(2)$
daily
desirous
delicacy
dinner
sumptuous
8 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
A camel and a jackal were friends. One day the jackal $(1)$ his friend to a big sugar-cane farm. It was on the opposite side of a river. After a $(2)$ meal the jackal began to howl loudly. The frightened camel pleaded $(3)$ the jackal not to do so. The jackal said, 'Friend, I have this habit after every meal. I cannot help it.' Soon the farmers arrived and gave a sound thrashing to the camel.
When the camel crossed the river the jackal joined him on his back. In the midstream the camel took a deliberate dip $(4)$ the water. When the jackal cried out in terror, the camel said casually: 'I have the habit of rolling in water after every meal.' The poor jackal was $(4)$ .
$(3)$
to
for
on
with
before
9 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
A camel and a jackal were friends. One day the jackal $(1)$ his friend to a big sugar-cane farm. It was on the opposite side of a river. After a $(2)$ meal the jackal began to howl loudly. The frightened camel pleaded $(3)$ the jackal not to do so. The jackal said, 'Friend, I have this habit after every meal. I cannot help it.' Soon the farmers arrived and gave a sound thrashing to the camel.
When the camel crossed the river the jackal joined him on his back. In the midstream the camel took a deliberate dip $(4)$ the water. When the jackal cried out in terror, the camel said casually: 'I have the habit of rolling in water after every meal.' The poor jackal was $(4)$ .
$(4)$
onto
in
within
down
on
10 . In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningfully complete.
A camel and a jackal were friends. One day the jackal $(1)$ his friend to a big sugar-cane farm. It was on the opposite side of a river. After a $(2)$ meal the jackal began to howl loudly. The frightened camel pleaded $(3)$ the jackal not to do so. The jackal said, 'Friend, I have this habit after every meal. I cannot help it.' Soon the farmers arrived and gave a sound thrashing to the camel.
When the camel crossed the river the jackal joined him on his back. In the midstream the camel took a deliberate dip $(4)$ the water. When the jackal cried out in terror, the camel said casually: 'I have the habit of rolling in water after every meal.' The poor jackal was $(4)$ .
$(5)$
sank
sinking
drowing
drowned
wetting