Directions(1-5): Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.
- The teacher told us that the prize would be presented the next day.
will be presented tomorrowwould have been presented the next dayshall be presented tomorrowshould be presented tomorrowNo correction requiredOption E
- His speech was optimistic, but at the end of it he stroke a note of caution.
strike a note of cautionstruck for a note of cautionstriked a note of cautionstruck a note of cautionNo correction requiredOption D
- Men have been known long how important the sun is to them.
Men have long knownMen have to know longMen had long knownMen have long knowNo correction requiredOption A
- I did not like his comments on my paper but I had no alternative as I have agreed to keep quiet.
I have to agree to keep quitI had agreed to keep quietI had agreed for keeping quietI have to agree for keeping quietNo correction requiredOption B
- Please do not give him any food if his temperature will rise.
if his temperature risesif his temperature would riseif his temperature shall riseunless his temperature risesNo correction requiredOption A
neglectedimplementedexemptedshelvedAll are CorrectOption B
commencedinitiatedintroducedpresentedAll are CorrectOption E
blanchlungefadguiseAll are CorrectOption D
benigncordialpacifisthostileAll are CorrectOption D
exaltationscandaldecencyaggrandizeAll are CorrectOption B
Directions(6-10): In the passage given below there are 5 blanks. Every blank has four alternative words given in options (A),(B),(C), and (D). You have to tell which word is APPROPRIATE according to the context. If all are appropriate then mark your answer as “E”.
Labour’s history hasn’t been much better. The party was a key colonial force, playing a leading role in foreign warmongering, and has ___6___ deeply racist legislation. During the New Labour era the party ___7___ the Islamophobic Prevent agenda, which was then enforced and extended by the Coalition government, turning frontline services into a mass state surveillance system under the ___8___ of counter terrorism. Labour MPs also overwhelmingly voted in favour of the 2014 Immigration Act, the bedrock of Theresa May’s ___9___ environment policy that led directly to the Windrush ___10___, with only six Labour MPs including Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell and Diane Abbott voting against it.