Directions(1-5): Select the phrase/connector from the given options which can be used to form a single sentence from the two sentences given below, implying the same meaning as expressed in the statement sentences. Pick out the option which when used to start a sentence combines both the above sentences in one.
- I look at everyone’s wedding invitation or garage sale pamphlet, mission statements or emotional social media statuses. There is almost no day gone when I do not do that.
a) Hardly a day goes by when
b) I always look at
c) No day is sparredOnly aOnly bOnly cBoth a and cNone of theseOption A
The revised sentence would be: ‘Hardly any day goes by when I do not look at someone’s wedding invitation or garage sale pamphlet, mission statements or emotional social media statuses’.
- ‘Le Bal’ is a modernized fashion event by French influential Ophelie Renouard that came into existence 25 years ago. It has been modelled on the English and French balls of yore.
a) Models of the English and French balls of yore
b) Modelled on the English and French balls of yore
c) Despite modelling on the English and French balls of yoreOnly aOnly bOnly cBoth b and cNone of theseOption B
The correct sentence would be: ‘Modelled on the English and French balls of yore, ‘Le Bal’ is a modernized fashion event by French influential Ophelie Renouard that came into existence 25 years ago.’
- You cannot be sure whether the princess has to do with her youth or her upbringing in a royal household. But this high school student is the only one to have addressed her dress-designer with respect.
a) Having addressed her dress-designer with respect
b) Despite addressing her dress-designer with respect
c) Although, the princess addressed her dress-designer with respectOnly aOnly bOnly cAll a,b,cNone of theseOption E
Both the given sentences in the question are different in terms of meaning, and none of the given options would connect these. Option (a) and (b) cannot be used to connect the sentences because these connectors give the reason for why she addressed her dress-designer with respect, however, the first sentence does not take this idea forward, rather offers distinct information.
- “I have known I wanted to be in fashion, and I started designing and sewing years ago. I was young.”
I. Since I was young,
II. Despite being young,
III. From the time of young,Only IOnly IIOnly IIIOnly I and IIINone of theseOption A
The connected sentence would be: ‘Since I was young, I have known I wanted to be in fashion, and I started designing and sewing years ago.’
- I did not touch anything kept in front of me on the plate. I knew I was very hungry.
a) Having kept anything on my plate
b) After knowing that I was hungry
c) Despite being hungryOnly aOnly bOnly cBoth b and cNone of theseOption C
The correct sentence would be: ‘Despite being hungry, I did not touch anything kept in front of me on the plate.’
- The validity(1) of constant information retrieval(2) about our physical and mental balance(3) may best be seen in the case of the pilot who deliberately(4) crashed a plane full of people.
1234All are correctOption E
- A shrinking(1) vote share for the centrist parties and a notable(2) showing in Sunday’s elections in Sweden echo growing anti-imigrant(3) mood across(4) Nordic nations.
1234All are correctOption C
The error is in part C of the sentence, which means the word “imigrant” has been used wrongly here. The correct spelling is ‘immigrant’, which means a person who comes to live/settle permanently in a foreign country.
- Missing parts were not imitated(1) but added in a modern way, often(2) using the ruble(3) bricks of destroyed(4) buildings.
1234All are correctOption C
The error is in part C of the sentence, which means the word “ruble” has been used wrongly here. The correct spelling is ‘rubble’, which means debris.
- According to another letter that is annexxed(1) to the affidavit(2), it is conceded for the respondent(3) that the Minister’s letter was technically(4) discoverable in these proceedings.
1234All are correctOption A
The error is in part A of the sentence, which means the word “annexxed”, has been used wrongly here. The correct spelling is ‘annexed’. ‘Annex’ means add as an extra or subordinate part, especially to a document, ‘respondent’ means opponent in law.
- One of the most striking(1) pieces on view was Volkswagen Tire, a scale replica(2) of a car tire made of fired black Oaxaca clay, which was placed on a low-lying pedestral(3) in the centre(4) of the main gallery.
1234All are correctOption C
The error is in part C of the sentence, which means the word “pedestral” has been used wrongly here. The correct spelling is ‘pedestal’. ‘Pedestal’ means the base or support on which a statue, obelisk, or column is mounted. In the given sentence, the tire was kept on the pedestal.
Directions(6-10): In the given sentence four words have been emboldened and marked as (1), (2), (3) and (4). One of the four words printed in bold may be misspelt. Find the word which is wrongly spelt. The number of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt, mark option E, i.e., ‘All are correct’, as your answer.
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