Monday, June 24, 2024
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English: Odd Words for Upcoming Exams Set 4

Direction  : In each question below there are four or five 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) to form correct sentences. Then choose the best option.

  1. (i) He took refuse (A)/ refuge (B) in an Arabic state
    (ii) They warned him not to temper (A)/ tamper (B) with the EVM machines.
    (iii) Social (A)/ sociable (B) people do not like living alone.
    (iv) The stationary (A)/ stationery (B) was laid out on the table
    A) ABBB
    B) BABA
    C) BABB
    D) BBBB
    E) AABB
    View Answer
    Option D
    : refuge: shelter
    tamper: interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations.
    sociable: willing to talk and engage in activities with other people; friendly
  2. (i) His feelings were easily hurt as he was a sensitive (A)/ sensible (B) man
    (ii) God’s laws are highly spirituous (A)/ spiritual (B)
    (iii) The statue (A)/ statute (B) of the lord is simple
    (iv) The house we saw is still empty (A)/ vacant (B)
    (v) He was ordered to give a verizon (A)/ verbal (B) speech on education
    A) ABBBB
    B) ABABA
    C) BBABB
    D) BABAA
    E) ABBAB
    View Answer
    Option A
    : ABBBB
    for house vacant use of vacant is better
  3. (i) It is womanly (A)/ woman (B) on a man’s part to shed tears
    (ii) He worked all one’s (A)/ his (B) life to get his daughters married
    (iii) Mahatma Gandhi tried his best for Hindu Muslim Union (A)/ unity (B)
    (iv) The lord abides (A)/ abounds (B) in each one of us
    A) ABBA
    B) AAAB
    C) ABBA
    D) BBAB
    E) BBAB
    View Answer
      Option A
    : ABBA
    womanly: relating to or having the characteristics of a woman or women.
    abides: live; dwell
  4. (i) We shall ensure (A)/ Insure (B) that you get selected
    (ii) The cook tried to prize (A)/ prise (B) open the container
    (iii) The teacher asked the students to commit (A)/ commute (B) the lesson to memory
    (iv) Grapes are grown in vineyards (A)/ wine yards(B)
    A) ABBA
    B) AABA
    C) ABAA
    D) BAAB
    E) AABA
    View Answer
    Option C
    : ABAA
    prise: use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something)
    commit here means learn, commute means to travel
    Vineyard is the correct term
  5. (i). Anybody who tress passes on this premises (A)/ premise (B) will be prosecuted
    (ii) The prime minister along with his minister is (A)/ are (B) coming to attend the event
    (iii) His wife who continuously quarrelled with him was the boon (A) /bane (B) on his life
    (iv) His neighbour was filled with jealousy (A)/ zealous (B).
    (v) He had to roam (A)/ room (B) about the town for several house before h found a suitable peace.
    A) BBAAA
    B) AABAA
    C) ABABA
    D) BABBA
    E) ABBBA
    View Answer
    Option B
    : premises: a house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or considered in an official context.
  6. (i) There was a fierce dual (A)/ duel (B) between the brothers.
    (ii) “Don’t jump to conclusions” (A)/ Allusions (B) he advised his juniors
    (iii) The police officers will alloy (A) allay (B) your fears.
    (iv) The custom officials frisked (A)/ fleshed (B) the passengers
    (v) He has been working (A) / work (B) for 6 hours
    A) BABAA
    B) BAABA
    C) BBBAA
    D) ABABA
    E) AABAA
    View Answer
    Option A
    : duel: competition
    allay: diminish
    frisked: (of a police officer or other official) pass the hands over (someone) in a search for hidden weapons, drugs, or other items.
  7. (i) He mediates (A)/ meditates (B) in the action to be taken
    (ii) A drowning man will catch (A)/ cling (B) on to a straw.
    (iii) Search (A)/ examine (B) the thief for the jewellery.
    (iv) The man died of a strike (A)/ stroke (B)
    (v) Her absence rued (A)/ ruined (B) his day

    A) BBAAA
    B) ABBAA
    C) ABABB

    D) BABBA
    E) AAABB

    View Answer
    Option C
    : ABABB
    mediates: intervene
    cling: hold on tightly to.
    stroke: a sudden disabling attack or loss of consciousness caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain, especially through thrombosis.
  8. (i) The side hero was simply a substitute (A)/ substance (B) for the main hers.
    (ii) A breed (A)/ brood (B) of pigeons were placed in a pen.
    (iii) A gaggle (A)/ giggle (B) of geese waddled along the banks of the rivers.
    (iv) I have no opinion (A)/ option (B) but to resign.
    (v) The government has decided to wave (A)/ waive (B) bad loans
    A) BABBA
    B) AAABA
    C) AABBA
    D) BBABA
    E) ABABB
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    Option E
    : ABABB
    brood: a family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth.
    gaggle: a flock of geese.
  9. (i) He stepped on (A)/ into (B) the hall from the bedroom
    (ii) The guests dined (A)/ dinner (B) on pies & wine
    (iii) The Gupta’s live adjunct (A)/ adjacent (B) to the kumar’s
    (iv) There were three different causes (A)/ clauses (B) in the contract
    (v) The basis on which his arguments are based is sheer conjecture (A)/ conjunction (B)
    A) BABBA

    B) BABAA
    C) BAAAB

    D) ABBBA
    ) AABBA

    View Answer
    Option A
    : BABBA
    conjecture: form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information.
  10. (i) The convict did not revel (A)/ reveal (B) his plans to escape from prison.
    (ii) The orator had a bass (A)/ base (B) voice
    (iii) Full of happiness his face looked beatific (A)/ beauty (B)
    (iv). From the passage we can infer (A)/ inform (B) that the author dislike corruption.
    (v) Columbus voiced his dissent (A)/ descent (B) on the contentions issue.
    A) BBBAB
    B) BAAAA
    C) AABAB
    D) ABAAA
    E) BABAA
    View Answer
    Option B
    : BAAAA
    bass: related to voice and its pitch
    beautific: feeling or expressing blissful happiness.
    dissent: hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held.