English: Odd Words for upcoming Exam Set 14

Direction  : In each question below there are four statements. Each statement has pairs of words/phrases that are highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) A or B to form correct sentences. Then choose the best option.

  1. i. The car knocked at[A]/against[B] a cyclist.
    ii. I enjoy to listen[A]/listening[B] to music.
    iii. Are you anxious for[A]/about[B] my safety?
    iv. The beggar was heard weeping[A]/to weep[B].
    A) AAAA
    B) AABB
    C) BBBB
    D) ABAB
    E) None of these
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       Option C
  2. i. The match is starting[A]/starts[B] at 2PM today.
    ii. At last, the girl was cured of[A]/from[B] Malaria.
    iii. We will go there in[A]/at[B] the noon.
    iv. A lot of wood are[A]/is[B] needed to make the fire.
    A) BABB
    B) AABB
    C) BABA
    D) BBAA
    E) None of these
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       Option A
  3. i. The old man becomes[A]/is becoming[B] weaker day by day.
    ii. Most passenger aircraft cruise[A]/crews[B] through the air at a continuous speed once they reach an acceptable altitude.
    iii. Uncle goes to office by[A]/on[B] his scooter.
    iv. Take that table away. It is on[A]/in[B] the way.
    A) BBBB
    B) BAAA
    C) BABA
    D) BABB
    E) None of these
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       Option D
  4. i. I prefer to go[A]/going[B] by air.
    ii. If you kick a ball, it will roll[A]/rolls[B].
    iii. The young woman will fawn[A]/faun[B] over the rapper if it will earn her a place in a music video.
    iv. The police watched as the drug dealer swapped duffel bags during the feint[A]/faint[B].
    A) BABA
    B) ABAB
    C) BBAA
    D) BBBB
    E) None of these
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       Option C
  5. i. In the United States, it is a person’s right to have free speech but a clause[A]/claws[B] does exist about certain exceptions to that law.
    ii. I would[A]/will[B] go if you invite me.
    iii. If we are ill, we are going[A]/go to[B] doctor.
    iv. There are two people who can call forth[A]/froth[B] its power.
    A) ABAB
    B) ABBA
    C) BBBA
    D)AAAB
    E)  None of these
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       Option B
  6. i. Kapil scored[A]/has scored[B] 175 not out against Zimbawe in 1983 World Cup.
    ii. The teacher said that I already missed[A]/had missed[B] the class.
    iii. Sumpner, “New Iron-cored[A]/chord[B] Instruments for Alternate Current Working,” Jour.
    iv. A large proportion of men who follow hounds are quite content to do so passively through gates and gaps, with a canter[A]/cantor[B] along the road whenever one is available.
    A) AABB
    B) ABAA
    C) BAAB
    D) BBBA
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    canter – (of a horse) move at a canter in a particular direction.
  7. i. Using the laundry chute[A]/shoot[B] to pass clothes from one level to the next made washing much easier.
    ii. My neighbor’s brood[A]/brewed[B] consists of eight children.
    iii. The Indian Soldiers wil never give up[A]/in[B].
    iv. The old building has given away[A]/way[B].
    A) AABB
    B) BBBA
    C) AAAB
    D) ABAB
    E) None of these
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       Option A
    chute – a sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level.
    brood – think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried.
  8. i. I ran with[A]/into[B] one of my old friends, yesterday.
    ii. Why are they falling about[A]/out[B] with you?
    iii. Choral[A]/ Coral[B] writing itself has become different from what it was in the 16th century.
    iv. The chic[A]/sheik[B] heels will go perfectly with my stylish dress.
    A) BBAA
    B) BBBA
    C) AABB
    D) ABAB
    E) None of these
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       Option A
    chic –  elegantly and stylishly fashionable.
    Choral –  composed for or sung by a choir or chorus.
  9.  i. The coach was forced to cede[A]/seed[B] control of the team after he failed a drug test.
    ii. Never I have[A]/have I[B] seen such a film.
    iii. No where you can[A]/can you[B] find such a good doctor.
    iv. The lumberjack crawled up to the middle of the tree’s bough[A]/bou[B] and began to saw.
    A) BBAA
    B) BAAB
    C) AAAA
    D) ABBA
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    bough – a main branch of a tree.
    cede – give up  
  10. i. The ark[A]/arc was borne by the Levites Deut.
    ii. The policeman asked if I would assent[A]/ascent[B] to a search of my vehicle.
    iii. It is no good to cry[A]/crying[B] over split milk.
    iv. The girl appears to be clever[A]/ clever[B].
    A) BBAA
    B) AABB
    C) ABAB
    D) AAAB
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    assent –  the expression of approval or agreement.
    ascent –  a climb or walk to the summit of a mountain or hill.

 

 

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16 Thoughts to “English: Odd Words for upcoming Exam Set 14”

  1. Navyaaaa

    yar explanation k sath bta do.. bahut galat hue.

  2. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    is k bad starts kaise???The match is starting[A]/starts[B] at 2PM today.

  3. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    ii. If you kick a ball, it will roll[A]/rolls[B].
    will k bad rolls kaise???

    1. Srishti

      See you have to choose one of the two bold options.
      Here the choice is between “will roll” & “rolls”

  4. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    itnii mistake na karee plzzzzzz to achha hoga,….

    1. Srishti

      Kindly read the question properly(Words/phrases).

      1. Lee64

        Wt abut question no 1 option no 4 the beggar was heard TO WEEP

        1. Srishti

          Questions are absolutely Correct in their given form!

      2. karthik

        The match is starting[A]/starts[B] at 2PM today.

        here why starts…? the match is starting at 2pm today.

    2. Navyaaaa

      bahut sare mere b samaj n aye isme..

  5. Ayisha

    Ques ke ans wrong diye hain
    Plzz check sm ques

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