Who stood right in his way?


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1. Identify the grammatically correct sentence from the following:

1. Ninety percent of the students have passed with good marks.
2. Milton is one of the greatest poets that has ever lived on the earth.
3. Two-thirds of the city is in ruins.
4. Each of these brothers has started a good business.

2. My father once said to me, If I can’t trust my people, then I don’t want to be doing this.
The reported speech of this sentence is&..

1. His father once told him that if he couldn’t trust his people then he didn’t want to be doing that.
2. My father once told me that if he couldn’t trust his people then he didn’t want to be doing that.
3. My father once told me that if he couldn’t trust my people then he didn’t want to be doing that.
4. My father once told me that if he couldn’t trust his people then he didn’t want to be doing this.

3. Fill in the blanks in the following sentence with appropriate Auxiliary Verb.
If I&&more diligent, I could have passed the exam.

1. had been
2. were
3. Had had
4. Have had

4. Choose the word/phrase nearest in meaning to the underlined part. Contrary to all expectations India won the match.

1. Unaccounted
2. Uncountable
3. Against
4. Avert

5. What if one opportunity is lost? If we change it into Declarative sentence, we get.....

1. It matters if one opportunity is lost.
2. It does not matter if one opportunity is lost.
3. If one opportunity is lost, it matters.
4. No one cares if one opportunity is lost.

6. Fill in the blanks in Column-A with the words given in Column-B:

Column-A
1. Don’t worry&..can tell you where the post-office is.
2. Please tell me&& interesting.
3. Vishnu was very upset because&&wished him on his birthday.
4. We have not heard&.about Geetha till now.
Column-B
A. anything
B. every one
C. anybody
D. no one
E. something

Choose the correct answer: 1. 1-B, 2-A, 3-D, 4-E
2. 1-C, 2-E, 3-B, 4-A
3. 1-D, 2-E, 3-B, 4-A
4. 1-C, 2-E, 3-D, 4-A

7. Don’t look so daft. Choose the correct antonym of the word, ‘daft’

1. childish
2. smart
3. arrogant
4. Sensible

8. As an employee.&this company, you should abide&.the rules and regulations. Fill in the blanks with the most suitable prepositions.

1. In, to
2. Of, at
3. Of, by
4. In, by

9. Smoke and flames engulfed the area and made rescue operations difficult. The passive form of this sentence is&.

1. The area was engulfed in smoke and flames and make rescue operations difficult.
2. The area was engulfed in smoke and flames making rescue operations difficult.
3. The area has been engulfed in smoke and flames and made rescue operations difficult.
4. The area was engulfed in smoke and flames and rescue operations were made difficult.

10. Choose the sentence with correct order of Adjectives.

1. Sanvi was dressed in saree blue Kancheepuram expensive an silk.
2. Sanvi was dressed in an expensive blue Kancheepuram silk saree.
3. Sanvi was dressed in an expensive silk Kancheepuram blue saree.
4. Sanvi was dressed in a blue silk expensive Kancheepuram saree.

11. Rearrange the following parts so as to make a meaningful sentence.

a. the useful mode of communication like phone, mobile etc. might not work
b. in times of natural calamity like floods, storms or fire
c. or might become inoperative in the calamity
d. underground communication lines get disabled due to flooding and

The correct order should be&..
1. d, c, b, a
2. b, a, c, d
3. b, d, a,c
4.c, a, d, b

12. Sruthi has reconciled herself to the demands of her in-laws. The underlined words are..........

1. Adjective, Noun
2. Adjective, Pronoun
3. Verb, Pronoun.
4. Noun, Pronoun

13. Since you swear to serve me faithfully, I will employ you. This sentence expresses...

1. a purpose
2. simultaneous actions
3. reason and result
4. the manner of an action

14. Fill the blanks in Column A with those of prepositions given in Column 2.

Column A Column B
1. Swathi is not able to
P. For distinguish good --- evil.
2. Death does not distinguish
Q. From --- the rich and the poor.
3. Sir Ronald Ross is
R. By distinguished --- his medical researches.
4. Punch is distinguished

S. Between --- his hunchback, Now choose the correct option.
1. 1-S, 2-Q, 3-P, 4-R
2. 1-Q, 2-S, 3-P, 4-R
3. 1-S, 2-P, 3-Q, 4-R
4. 1-Q, 2-R, 3-S, 4-P

15. Identify the sentence in which the word ‘right’ is used as a Noun.

1. You should immediately right all the wrongs
2. Sanjeev is the right man for the position.
3. I ask it as a right.
4. Jyothi stood right in my way.

16. Choose the grammatically incorrect sentence from the following:

1. I will not go out if it rains.
2. You can have some milk before you will go to bed.
3. Lets wait till he finishes his work.
4. Please ring me up as soon as he comes.

17. Fill in the blanks with appropriate forms of the verbs.

We ......all about that film because we.....it twice.
1. know, saw.
2. have known, have seen.
3. knew, have seen.
4. know, had seen.

18. His fondness for games increases with his proficiency. The above sentence can be rewritten correctly as&

1. His proficiency in games increases when he increases fondness.
2. The more proficient he becomes in games, the fonder he grows of them.
3. His proficiency in games becomes more and he increases fondness.
4. Unless he develops fondness for games, he cant increase his proficiency.

19. None of your friends likes Vani, ........ Choose the suitable question tag.

1. dont they?
2. do they?
3. doesnt she?
4. does she?

20. No other story-book is as popular as The Arabian Nights.

The superlative degree of this sentence is
1. The Arabian Nights is one of the most popular story books.
2. The Arabian Nights are the most popular story book.
3. The Arabian Nights is the most popular story book.
4. The Arabian Nights is not the most popular story book.

21. ....... large crowd gathered at our place on......day I was to leave. Fill in the blanks with appropriate articles.

1. a, a
2. the, the
3. the, a
4. a, the

22. Identify the incorrect pair form the following:

1. Crisis-crises
2. Dictum-Dicta
3. Fungus fungi
4. Phenomenon-Phenomenons

23. Look at the spelling of the words given below:

P) beaurocrasy
Q) democracy
R) hypocrasy
Now choose the correct option given below.
1. Only R is incorrect.
2. Only P is incorrect.
3. Only P and R are incorrect.
4. All are incorrect.

24. Identify the sentence with correct punctuation marks.

1. ‘I would rather die,’ he exclaimed, ‘than join the oppressors of my country’.
2. I would rather die he exclaimed, ‘than join the oppressors of my country’.
3. ‘I would rather die,’ he exclaimed than join the oppressors of my country.
4. ‘I would rather die he exclaimed, than join the oppressors of my country’.

25. Ramesh walked so fast that I......overtake him. Choose the correct option to fill in this blank.

1. can not.
2. could not.
3. shall not.
4. may not

26. Naresh was trying to put across his ideas to the audience. The meaning of the underlined phrasal verb is&

1. to convey
2. to cross
3. to argue
4. to influence

27. There are many ways to achieve a goal. Which of the following proverbs can replace the above sentence?

1. There is more than one way to skin a cat.
2. Where there is a will, theres a way.
3. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
4. Prevention is better than cure.

28. Do you think he may know Vani’s telephone number? This sentence indicates the language function of &..

1. Taking permission
2. Giving permission
3. Expressing possibility.
4. Expressing wish.

29. Identify the correctly punctuated sentence.

1. ‘Gee,’ said Tommy, ‘What a waste?’
2. ‘Gee,’ said Tommy, ‘What a waste!’
3. ‘Gee,’ said Tommy, What a waste?
4. ‘Gee’ said Tommy What a waste!

30. The Romans expected to conquer Carthage. The passive form of this sentence is......

1. Carthage was expected to conquer by the Romans.
2. It is expected to conquer Carthage by the Romans.
3. It was expected by the Romans that they would conquer Carthage.
4. To conquer Carthage was expected by the Romans.

31. If you don’t go now, I’ll call the police. Choose the correct option to replace the underlined part.

1. Until you go
2. When you go
3. Unless you don’t go now
4. Unless you go now

32. His parochial remarks created tension in the community. Which of the following can replace the underlined word?

1. sensible
2. Irrelevant
3. Narrow-minded
4. Critical
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