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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 inappropriate 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 mark (5) i.e. 'All Correct' as your answer.
The $economist$ (1)/ was $hesistant$ (2)/ to $comment$ (3)/on the government $policy$.(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 inappropriate 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 mark (5) i.e. 'All Correct' as your answer.
The king $knew$ (1)/ that he had $definately$ (2)/ been wrong about his $choice$ (3)/ of $courtiers$. (4)/ 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 inappropriate 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 mark (5) i.e. 'All Correct' as your answer.
$Statistics$ (1)/ are now $compulsory$ (2)/ for all students taking a $cource$ (3)/ in $engineering$. (4)/ 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 inappropriate 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 mark (5) i.e. 'All Correct' as your answer.
The $caretaker$ (1)/ is $responsible$ (2)/ for the $maintainance$ (3)/ of the school $buildings$. (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 inappropriate 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 mark (5) i.e. 'All Correct' as your answer.
The more $scarce$ (1)/ any $collecteble$ (2)/ item is, the $higher$ (3)/ the $price$ (4)/ tends to be. All correct (5)
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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 word in each case.
Haria, a poor barber lived alone in his small hut. He was $(1)$ to his work and whatever he earned was enough to fulfil his needs. One evening, after returning from work,Haria was hungry. Just as he was $(2)$ what he could cook for dinner he heard a hen clucking outside his hut. 'That hen would make a great feast for me,' thought Haria and prepared to catch the hen. With a little effort he $(3)$ in catching the hen and as he was about to kill the hen, it squeaked, 'Please do not kill me, Oh kind man! I will help you.' Haria stopped. $(4)$ he was surprised that the hen spoke, he asked, 'How can you help me?' 'If you $(5)$ my life, I will lay a golden egg for you everyday,' said the hen.
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dedicated
devote
enthusiastic
good
engrossed
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 word in each case.
Haria, a poor barber lived alone in his small hut. He was $(1)$ to his work and whatever he earned was enough to fulfil his needs. One evening, after returning from work,Haria was hungry. Just as he was $(2)$ what he could cook for dinner he heard a hen clucking outside his hut. 'That hen would make a great feast for me,' thought Haria and prepared to catch the hen. With a little effort he $(3)$ in catching the hen and as he was about to kill the hen, it squeaked, 'Please do not kill me, Oh kind man! I will help you.' Haria stopped. $(4)$ he was surprised that the hen spoke, he asked, 'How can you help me?' 'If you $(5)$ my life, I will lay a golden egg for you everyday,' said the hen.
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feeling
sounding
dreaming
plotting
wondering
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 word in each case.
Haria, a poor barber lived alone in his small hut. He was $(1)$ to his work and whatever he earned was enough to fulfil his needs. One evening, after returning from work,Haria was hungry. Just as he was $(2)$ what he could cook for dinner he heard a hen clucking outside his hut. 'That hen would make a great feast for me,' thought Haria and prepared to catch the hen. With a little effort he $(3)$ in catching the hen and as he was about to kill the hen, it squeaked, 'Please do not kill me, Oh kind man! I will help you.' Haria stopped. $(4)$ he was surprised that the hen spoke, he asked, 'How can you help me?' 'If you $(5)$ my life, I will lay a golden egg for you everyday,' said the hen.
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quit
surrendered
succeeded
won
managed
9 . 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 word in each case.
Haria, a poor barber lived alone in his small hut. He was $(1)$ to his work and whatever he earned was enough to fulfil his needs. One evening, after returning from work,Haria was hungry. Just as he was $(2)$ what he could cook for dinner he heard a hen clucking outside his hut. 'That hen would make a great feast for me,' thought Haria and prepared to catch the hen. With a little effort he $(3)$ in catching the hen and as he was about to kill the hen, it squeaked, 'Please do not kill me, Oh kind man! I will help you.' Haria stopped. $(4)$ he was surprised that the hen spoke, he asked, 'How can you help me?' 'If you $(5)$ my life, I will lay a golden egg for you everyday,' said the hen.
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Finally
Though
Since
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Because
10 . 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 word in each case.
Haria, a poor barber lived alone in his small hut. He was $(1)$ to his work and whatever he earned was enough to fulfil his needs. One evening, after returning from work,Haria was hungry. Just as he was $(2)$ what he could cook for dinner he heard a hen clucking outside his hut. 'That hen would make a great feast for me,' thought Haria and prepared to catch the hen. With a little effort he $(3)$ in catching the hen and as he was about to kill the hen, it squeaked, 'Please do not kill me, Oh kind man! I will help you.' Haria stopped. $(4)$ he was surprised that the hen spoke, he asked, 'How can you help me?' 'If you $(5)$ my life, I will lay a golden egg for you everyday,' said the hen.
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forgive
leave
give
spare
consume