Directions (1-5): In each of the following questions, a word has been used in sentences in THREE different ways. Choose the option corresponding to the sentences in which the usage of the word is CORRECT or APPROPRIATE.
(i) When I heard the parody of the love song, I could not stop laughing.
(ii) Because the director does not have a good sense of humor, he was not amused by the witty parody of his film.
(iii) The detective could parody information out of the quietest suspects.Only (i)Only (iii)Both (i) and (ii)Both (ii) and (iii)None of theseOption C
Parody means a humorous impression of a creative work
(i) Earning a high school diploma was a huge triumph for the young man with a learning disability.
(ii) The stingy old man would triumph in every penny he saved.
(iii) The country’s military triumph finally brought peace to the war-torn area.Both (i) and (ii)Only (ii)Only (iii)Both (i) and (iii)None of theseOption D
Triumph means a very great success, achievement, or victory
(i) While the girl was sick with the flu, her parents had to isolate the other children into different bedrooms so they wouldn’t fall ill.
(ii) The quick-thinking general tried to isolate the enemy troop in the woods and cut them off from all supply sources.
(iii) A festive isolate bash is scheduled for my boss’s departure at the end of the month.Both (i) and (ii)Only (ii)All are correctOnly (iii)None of theseOption
Isolate means to keep a person or animal separate from other people or
animals by putting them in a different place.
(i) If you stick with the most risible elements of your speech, your audience will be so relaxed from laughing that you’re bound to win their support.
(ii) When there is an emergency, people will usually risible as fast as their feet will take them so they can help the victim.
(iii) The track team must run as quickly as they can risible the track to the finish line.Only (ii)Only (i)Only (iii)All are correctNone of theseOption B
Risible means lacking in quality or usefulness that it deserves to be laughed at.
(i) Though he put on a wholesome persona, the mayor was really a gambler who stole money from the city.
(ii) If I imbibe too much soda, I find that I am troubled with wholesome bouts of hiccuping.
(iii) This movie is a wholesome family entertainment.Only (i)Only (ii)Only (iii)Both (i) and (iii)None of theseOption D
Wholesome means something likely to benefit you physically, morally, or emotionally.
- Learning to abbreviate long words —————————-reporter type more quickly.
will help those courtwill helped the courtwill helping the courtwill help the courtNone of the aboveOption D
We will use ‘will’, as the sentence is in simple future tense.
- After the earthquake, ———————-huge deprivation of food and water in Haiti.
there was atheir was athere were atheir were aNone of the aboveOption A
- Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are fast emerging ————————-several specific requirements.
as an options foras a option foras an option foras the option forNone of the aboveOption C
Since the word ‘option’ starts with a vowel, we will use the article ‘an’ with it.
- Since Tony could see shapes and objects in the bright lights, he was classified———————.
as only partially blindnessas them partially blindas the only partially blindas only partially blindNone of the aboveOption D
- To compress the crimpled rug, ———————several heavy books on the edges.
the maid leadthe maid laidan maid laida maid laidNone of the aboveOption B
Directions (6-10): In each of the questions given below an incomplete sentence which must be filled/completed with one of the sentences/words given below i.e. one of the sentences/words can be fit into the given blanks. Choose the correct option and complete the given sentences.