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Q 1.The telephone __________ several times before i answered it.
  1. would ring
  2. has rung
  3. had rung
  4. was ringing
  5. Answer is: had rung
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. Present – ring ; Past – rang ; Past Participle – has or have rung

Q 2.I shall not desert him __________ all the world.
  1. with
  2. from
  3. by
  4. for
  5. Answer is: for
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. The sentence is referring the sense of “k liye”, so ‘with, from or by’ will be illogical here. “for” is appropriate.
Q 3.I bought a new car last year, but i __________ my old car yet, so at present i have two cars.
  1. could not sell
  2. have not sold
  3. have sold
  4. did not sell
  5. Answer is: have not sold
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. “could not sell” and “have sold” are entirely wrong. “have not sold” has been chosen over “did not sell” just because ‘did’ is the simple past tense of the verb ‘do’and ‘have not sold’ is the present perfect tense.
Q 4.There __________ both the challenge and the secret of success.
  1. lie
  2. lay
  3. lied
  4. laid
  5. Answer is: lay
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. “Lied” is wrong. Apart from it, ‘lie’ is present tense, lay is past tense and laid is past participle. Here, the simple past is used in the sentence.
Q 5.He insists __________ leaving immediately.
  1. over
  2. at
  3. for
  4. on
  5. Answer is: on
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. “Over” and “at” are not going with the sentence. “On” has been used because the word “insists” always come up with the word ‘on’.
Q 6.His first failure did not ___________ him from making another attempt.
  1. interfere
  2. forbid
  3. frighten
  4. deter
  5. Answer is: deter
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. interfere – inhibit ; Forbid – refuse to allow ; frighten – scare ; deter – discourage. So, the word “deter” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 7.The lorry driver was arrested for rash driving and his licence was __________ by the police.
  1. penalised
  2. suspended
  3. impounded
  4. banned
  5. Answer is: impounded
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. penalised – subject to punishment ; suspended – to stop something ; impounded – seize and take legal custody ; banned – legally prohibit. So, the word “impounded” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 8.No one will __________ you for having been rude to your teacher.
  1. exclaim
  2. admire
  3. advise
  4. recommend
  5. Answer is: admire
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. exclaim – cry out suddenly in surprise ; admire – warm approval ; advise – suggest ; recommend – put forward. So, the word “admire” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 9.He married many times, yet happiness __________ him and he remained miserable as before.
  1. absconded
  2. escaped
  3. disappointed
  4. eluded
  5. Answer is: eluded
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. absconded – leave hurriedly and secretly ; escaped – break free from confinement ; disappointed – upset ; eluded – escape from. So, the word “eluded” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 10.Some people ___________ from voting at the last elections.
  1. denied
  2. refused
  3. abstained
  4. declined
  5. Answer is: abstained
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. denied – refuse to give ; refused – decline ; abstained – restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something ; declined – decrease. So, the word “abstained” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 11.The Doctor ___________ the patient from taking certain medicines.
  1. banned
  2. prohibited
  3. prescribed
  4. proscribed
  5. Answer is: prohibited
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. banned – legally disallowed ; prohibited – forbidden ; prescribed – advised ; proscribed – prescribed. So, the word “prohibited” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 12. ___________ the rain stopped, the play had to be suspended.
  1. Since
  2. until
  3. when
  4. while
  5. Answer is: until
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. When and while are totally wrong here. And between ‘since’ and ‘until’, the word, ‘until’ has been chosen because “Since” tells us when the action began and “Until” mentions when an action ends.
Q 13.A man who connives __________ the faults of his children is their worst enemy.
  1. at
  2. with
  3. of
  4. on
  5. Answer is: at
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. The two options “on” and “at” become confusing in this question. The word “faults” is accompanied by ‘at’ not ‘on’.
Q 14.The officer warned me ___________ the office until five O’ clock.
  1. don’t leave
  2. to leave
  3. to not leave
  4. not to leave
  5. Answer is: not to leave
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. “to leave” and “to not leave” both are not going with the sentence. The confusion arises between “don’t leave” and “not to leave”. If analyze the sentence, one get to know that it is in passive voice, and thus “not to leave” will be used.
Q 15.Even if it rains all day i will not be able to __________ my journey.
  1. put by
  2. put out
  3. put off
  4. put away
  5. Answer is: put off
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. The meaning of ‘put off’ is to delay something. And the word fits suitably in the sentence.
Q 16.Help yourself __________ whatever you can use without wasting.
  1. with
  2. to
  3. by
  4. on
  5. Answer is: to
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. Help yourself (to something) means take what you want. So, ‘to’ is the most suitable.
Q 17.It was said of Akbar that he rarely __________ more than three hours a day.
  1. sleeps
  2. had slept
  3. is sleeping
  4. slept
  5. Answer is: slept
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. “is sleeping” is present continuous tense. “had slept” is past perfect. Here, past simple should be used. So, slept is absolutely correct.
Q 18.We must __________ help to the people hit by the cyclone.
  1. contribute
  2. summon
  3. impart
  4. render
  5. Answer is: render
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. contribute – ; summon – ; impart – ; render – . So, the word “render” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.
Q 19.The metals and minerals sector ___________ currently highly volatile.
  1. are
  2. is
  3. was
  4. were
  5. Answer is: is
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. In the sentence, sector is singular, and at the same time, it is in present tense, thus, ‘is’ will be used.
Q 20.We should not mix with those people who have an _________ reputation.
  1. unsavoury
  2. unsteady
  3. unsafe
  4. unsanctified
  5. Answer is: unsavoury
  1. Answer With Explanation
  2. unsavoury – disagreeable ; unsteady – unstable ; unsafe – dangerous ; unsanctified – not purify. So, the word “unsavoury” is the most appropriate in the given sentence.

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