Directions (1-5) Which of the following phrases given against each sentence can replace the phrase given in BRACKET in the sentence grammatically and contextually? if none of the phrases can replace the word/phrase given in BRACKET in the sentence, select ‘None’ as your answer.
- It is the expression of people whose life (is tuned to) the rhythms of nature and its laws of cyclic change and whose life is knotted with natural energy.
I. is in a tune
II. is attuned to
III. being tuned toOnly IOnly I & IIOnly IIOnly IIINone of theseOption C
- There is ample skepticism afloat about the country not being able to get (cash in on its) demographic bonus, predicted to be 869 million by the year 2020, the world’s largest.
I. cash to it’s
II. cash for it’s
III. cash into it’sOnly IOnly I & IIOnly IIOnly IIINone of theseOption E
Cash in on – Taking the advantage of the situation
- NRI’s also contribute to investment in the country (by the way of) remittances, accounting to over 3.4% of our country’s GDP.
I. by ways of
II. by all means of
III. by way ofOnly IOnly I & IIOnly IIOnly IIINone of theseOption D
- We are going to freeze out here if you don’t let us (get round) your hotel.
I. get over
II. get together
III. get onOnly IOnly I & IIOnly IIOnly IIINone of theseOption D
Get on- step onto something
- (Along with) teaching knowledge and skills, the mandate of the school system is to identify student’s abilities and potential.
I. Together with
II. Also with
III. Across withOnly IOnly I & IIOnly IIOnly IIINone of theseOption E
- Ecologists have (declared) the (critically) endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (extinct) in the (wild) in Malaysia.
said, important, finish, unpopulatedtold, analytic, over, junglesay, reproving, produced, unfarmedinformed, reproving, born, uncultivatedNo correction requiredOption E
- Because of largely (successful) captive breeding efforts, (legal) hunting, and the animal’s slow maturation process and (death) rate, scientists expect continued population to (rise) in the future.
unsuccessful, illegal, birth, declinetriumphant, lawful, decline, decreasevictorious, illicit, above, reducedefeated, valid, down, diminishNo correction requiredOption A
- Indian (politics) (ends) with the (death) of the Indus Valley Civilization and the (going) of the Aryans
civics, finish, demise, advancegeography, close, passing, progressculture, terminates, expiry, reachhistory, begins, birth, comingNo correction requiredOption D
- Those who are (disinterested) in (abandan) performance need a (fragile) understanding between workplace (pleasure) and productivity.
interested, achieving, durable, stressunbiased, renounce, weak, joyneutral, disown, frail, satisfactiondetached, discard, dainty, amusementNo correction requiredOption
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the (well-off) of the nation to (give up) their LPG subsidy so that it can (benefit) those in dire (need).
low-paid , take, downside, superfluousindigent, extract, snag, shortagedeprived, pull, stumbling, scarcitypenniless, draw, setback, dearthNo correction requiredOption E
Directions (6-10) : – Which of the pair of phrases A, B, C, D given below should replace the phrase given in BRACKET in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (E) as the answer.