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1 . Rearrange the following eight sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G) and (H) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Both Ram and Sham realized their mistake and were ashamed about what they had said.
(B) Vivek happened to overhear their conversation and was very angry with both of them for criticising the tree.
(C) Two friends, Ram and Sham, were seeking respite from the searing heat of the midday sun when they saw a huge leafy tree.
(D) 'It's a plain tree,' said his friend. 'Don't waste your time looking for fruits. It produces neither edible fruits nor good wood. It's one of the most useless trees around.'
(E) 'How can you say such a thing when you're enjoying the shade of this beautiful tree at this very moment ?' snapped Vivek unable to control his anger.
(F) They took shelter under the huge leafy tree and soon felt cool and refreshed.
(G) Busy belittling the tree both Ram and Sham did not notice that another person, Vivek, was lying on the other side of the tree taking shelter.
(H) 'What sort of tree is this ? Does it produce edible fruits ?' asked Ram.
Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after the rearrangement ?
A
B
E
F
G
2 . Rearrange the following eight sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G) and (H) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Both Ram and Sham realized their mistake and were ashamed about what they had said.
(B) Vivek happened to overhear their conversation and was very angry with both of them for criticising the tree.
(C) Two friends, Ram and Sham, were seeking respite from the searing heat of the midday sun when they saw a huge leafy tree.
(D) 'It's a plain tree,' said his friend. 'Don't waste your time looking for fruits. It produces neither edible fruits nor good wood. It's one of the most useless trees around.'
(E) 'How can you say such a thing when you're enjoying the shade of this beautiful tree at this very moment ?' snapped Vivek unable to control his anger.
(F) They took shelter under the huge leafy tree and soon felt cool and refreshed.
(G) Busy belittling the tree both Ram and Sham did not notice that another person, Vivek, was lying on the other side of the tree taking shelter.
(H) 'What sort of tree is this ? Does it produce edible fruits ?' asked Ram.
Which of the following should be the EIGHTH (LAST) sentence after the rearrangement ?
A
B
D
E
F
3 . Rearrange the following eight sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G) and (H) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Both Ram and Sham realized their mistake and were ashamed about what they had said.
(B) Vivek happened to overhear their conversation and was very angry with both of them for criticising the tree.
(C) Two friends, Ram and Sham, were seeking respite from the searing heat of the midday sun when they saw a huge leafy tree.
(D) 'It's a plain tree,' said his friend. 'Don't waste your time looking for fruits. It produces neither edible fruits nor good wood. It's one of the most useless trees around.'
(E) 'How can you say such a thing when you're enjoying the shade of this beautiful tree at this very moment ?' snapped Vivek unable to control his anger.
(F) They took shelter under the huge leafy tree and soon felt cool and refreshed.
(G) Busy belittling the tree both Ram and Sham did not notice that another person, Vivek, was lying on the other side of the tree taking shelter.
(H) 'What sort of tree is this ? Does it produce edible fruits ?' asked Ram.
Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after the rearrangement ?
D
E
F
G
H
4 . Rearrange the following eight sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G) and (H) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Both Ram and Sham realized their mistake and were ashamed about what they had said.
(B) Vivek happened to overhear their conversation and was very angry with both of them for criticising the tree.
(C) Two friends, Ram and Sham, were seeking respite from the searing heat of the midday sun when they saw a huge leafy tree.
(D) 'It's a plain tree,' said his friend. 'Don't waste your time looking for fruits. It produces neither edible fruits nor good wood. It's one of the most useless trees around.'
(E) 'How can you say such a thing when you're enjoying the shade of this beautiful tree at this very moment ?' snapped Vivek unable to control his anger.
(F) They took shelter under the huge leafy tree and soon felt cool and refreshed.
(G) Busy belittling the tree both Ram and Sham did not notice that another person, Vivek, was lying on the other side of the tree taking shelter.
(H) 'What sort of tree is this ? Does it produce edible fruits ?' asked Ram.
Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after the rearrangement ?
A
B
C
D
E
5 . Rearrange the following eight sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), (G) and (H) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) Both Ram and Sham realized their mistake and were ashamed about what they had said.
(B) Vivek happened to overhear their conversation and was very angry with both of them for criticising the tree.
(C) Two friends, Ram and Sham, were seeking respite from the searing heat of the midday sun when they saw a huge leafy tree.
(D) 'It's a plain tree,' said his friend. 'Don't waste your time looking for fruits. It produces neither edible fruits nor good wood. It's one of the most useless trees around.'
(E) 'How can you say such a thing when you're enjoying the shade of this beautiful tree at this very moment ?' snapped Vivek unable to control his anger.
(F) They took shelter under the huge leafy tree and soon felt cool and refreshed.
(G) Busy belittling the tree both Ram and Sham did not notice that another person, Vivek, was lying on the other side of the tree taking shelter.
(H) 'What sort of tree is this ? Does it produce edible fruits ?' asked Ram.
Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after the rearrangement ?
D
E
F
G
H
6 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage, against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Once upon a time, a bed bug had made its home in the grand, ornamental bed of the king. The bed bug led a regal and peaceful life as he $(1)$ on the king's sweet blood.
One day, a flea drifted into the king's bedroom and flew straight into the king's bed. The bed bug immediately scolded the intruder and told him that he had come to the wrong place. 'You better leave before someone notices you,' he warned. 'If you are discovered lurking here, you will be killed at once.' The flea replied, 'My dear friend, how $(2)$ and rude you are! Don't you know that you must welcome a guest with polite words ? Besides, I have come here with a purpose. Though I have tasted the blood of many people and beasts, $(3)$ have I tasted the royal blood of a king. I have heard that it is delicious beyond compare and I long to have a sip of it. Please allow me a bite of the king just once ?'
The bug replied, 'Oh flea, I suck the blood of the king when he is fast $(4)$. I am careful to bite him so gently that he never feels my bite. You are much too impatient. I'll agree to let you have one bite of the king, but you will have to wait till I am finished myself.' The flea was delighted to $(5)$ this.
$(1)$
drank
live
feasted
ate
mixed
7 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage, against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Once upon a time, a bed bug had made its home in the grand, ornamental bed of the king. The bed bug led a regal and peaceful life as he $(1)$ on the king's sweet blood.
One day, a flea drifted into the king's bedroom and flew straight into the king's bed. The bed bug immediately scolded the intruder and told him that he had come to the wrong place. 'You better leave before someone notices you,' he warned. 'If you are discovered lurking here, you will be killed at once.' The flea replied, 'My dear friend, how $(2)$ and rude you are! Don't you know that you must welcome a guest with polite words ? Besides, I have come here with a purpose. Though I have tasted the blood of many people and beasts, $(3)$ have I tasted the royal blood of a king. I have heard that it is delicious beyond compare and I long to have a sip of it. Please allow me a bite of the king just once ?'
The bug replied, 'Oh flea, I suck the blood of the king when he is fast $(4)$. I am careful to bite him so gently that he never feels my bite. You are much too impatient. I'll agree to let you have one bite of the king, but you will have to wait till I am finished myself.' The flea was delighted to $(5)$ this.
$(2)$
inhospitable
very
nice
smaller
totally
8 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage, against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Once upon a time, a bed bug had made its home in the grand, ornamental bed of the king. The bed bug led a regal and peaceful life as he $(1)$ on the king's sweet blood.
One day, a flea drifted into the king's bedroom and flew straight into the king's bed. The bed bug immediately scolded the intruder and told him that he had come to the wrong place. 'You better leave before someone notices you,' he warned. 'If you are discovered lurking here, you will be killed at once.' The flea replied, 'My dear friend, how $(2)$ and rude you are! Don't you know that you must welcome a guest with polite words ? Besides, I have come here with a purpose. Though I have tasted the blood of many people and beasts, $(3)$ have I tasted the royal blood of a king. I have heard that it is delicious beyond compare and I long to have a sip of it. Please allow me a bite of the king just once ?'
The bug replied, 'Oh flea, I suck the blood of the king when he is fast $(4)$. I am careful to bite him so gently that he never feels my bite. You are much too impatient. I'll agree to let you have one bite of the king, but you will have to wait till I am finished myself.' The flea was delighted to $(5)$ this.
$(3)$
nor
and
also
never
but
9 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage, against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Once upon a time, a bed bug had made its home in the grand, ornamental bed of the king. The bed bug led a regal and peaceful life as he $(1)$ on the king's sweet blood.
One day, a flea drifted into the king's bedroom and flew straight into the king's bed. The bed bug immediately scolded the intruder and told him that he had come to the wrong place. 'You better leave before someone notices you,' he warned. 'If you are discovered lurking here, you will be killed at once.' The flea replied, 'My dear friend, how $(2)$ and rude you are! Don't you know that you must welcome a guest with polite words ? Besides, I have come here with a purpose. Though I have tasted the blood of many people and beasts, $(3)$ have I tasted the royal blood of a king. I have heard that it is delicious beyond compare and I long to have a sip of it. Please allow me a bite of the king just once ?'
The bug replied, 'Oh flea, I suck the blood of the king when he is fast $(4)$. I am careful to bite him so gently that he never feels my bite. You are much too impatient. I'll agree to let you have one bite of the king, but you will have to wait till I am finished myself.' The flea was delighted to $(5)$ this.
$(4)$
moving
asleep
snoring
sleeping
snored
10 . In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage, against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.
Once upon a time, a bed bug had made its home in the grand, ornamental bed of the king. The bed bug led a regal and peaceful life as he $(1)$ on the king's sweet blood.
One day, a flea drifted into the king's bedroom and flew straight into the king's bed. The bed bug immediately scolded the intruder and told him that he had come to the wrong place. 'You better leave before someone notices you,' he warned. 'If you are discovered lurking here, you will be killed at once.' The flea replied, 'My dear friend, how $(2)$ and rude you are! Don't you know that you must welcome a guest with polite words ? Besides, I have come here with a purpose. Though I have tasted the blood of many people and beasts, $(3)$ have I tasted the royal blood of a king. I have heard that it is delicious beyond compare and I long to have a sip of it. Please allow me a bite of the king just once ?'
The bug replied, 'Oh flea, I suck the blood of the king when he is fast $(4)$. I am careful to bite him so gently that he never feels my bite. You are much too impatient. I'll agree to let you have one bite of the king, but you will have to wait till I am finished myself.' The flea was delighted to $(5)$ this.
$(5)$
doing
hear
give
see
listen