Quiz-11

1. A word has been given in each question and has been used in
the sentences given below. Identify the statements where the word has been used
in a contextually and grammatically correct manner. If the word has been used
incorrectly in all the statements, mark (e), “None of these”, as your answer.

INSIDIOUS
(i) The caller claimed three insidious devices had been planted at the Vineyards.
(ii)  Sources said the explosion seemed to have been caused by an insidious device.
(iii) Although the medicine made Gabriel feel better at first, its effect was insidious and
only lasted a short time.

 
 
 
 
 

2. A word has been given in each question and has been used in
the sentences given below. Identify the statements where the word has been used
in a contextually and grammatically correct manner. If the word has been used
incorrectly in all the statements, mark (e), “None of these”, as your answer.

Corroborate
(i) The software engineers will corroborate on the project to make sure it is available
to the customer on the agreed upon date.
(ii) If his words are not enough, the evidence will corroborate his claim.
(iii) After watching the videotape, the officials were able to corroborate the runner’s
claim of interference during the race.

 
 
 
 
 

3. For each question is given a sentence or a group of sentences
with four highlighted words. Among the four highlighted words, two words needs
to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.
Choose the option which mentions the correct interchange to make the stanza
grammatically and contextually correct.

But how do banks figure out which product (1) to offer to which customer? Your
transaction patterns with a bank gives a lot of offer (2). For instance, if you are
spending repeatedly (3) to buy movie tickets using the Net banking facility, the bank is
likely to insights (4) you a co-branded credit card that has some related benefits.

 
 
 
 

4. For each question is given a sentence or a group of sentences
with four highlighted words. Among the four highlighted words, two words needs
to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.
Choose the option which mentions the correct interchange to make the stanza
grammatically and contextually correct.

Students of law in advancement (1) had a reputation for being materialistic (2) in
an age when law was becoming known as “the lucrative science” and its successful (3)
practice the best means for rapid particular (4) in the government of both church and
state.

 
 
 
 

5. For each question is given a sentence or a group of sentences
with four highlighted words. Among the four highlighted words, two words needs
to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.
Choose the option which mentions the correct interchange to make the stanza
grammatically and contextually correct.

Although European decisions during the 16th and 17th centuries to explore, trade
with, and colonize large portions of the world brought tremendous (1) economic
wealth and vast geographic influence, the consequences (2) success of European
maritime ventures during the age of exploration (3) also engendered a litany of
unintended enormous (4) for most of the nations with which Europe interacted.

 
 
 
 

6. A word has been given in each question and has been used in
the sentences given below. Identify the statements where the word has been used
in a contextually and grammatically correct manner. If the word has been used
incorrectly in all the statements, mark (e), “None of these”, as your answer.

Augur

(i) Many of these holes are as round and as cleanly cut as if they had been made with
an augur.
(ii) Diminishing gas prices augur a high amount of road travel on the upcoming holiday.
(iii) In a process very similar to extracting a cork from a wine bottle, the augur bit is
twisted in and extracted without rotation..

 
 
 
 
 

7. For each question is given a sentence or a group of sentences
with four highlighted words. Among the four highlighted words, two words needs
to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.
Choose the option which mentions the correct interchange to make the stanza
grammatically and contextually correct.

Zero-budget intervention (1) is a form of natural farming which is neither
chemical-loaded nor organic with its reliance (2) on manure. It is a form of gardening
(3) as a self-sustainable practice with minimum external farming (4).

 
 
 
 

8. For each question is given a sentence or a group of sentences
with four highlighted words. Among the four highlighted words, two words needs
to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.
Choose the option which mentions the correct interchange to make the stanza
grammatically and contextually correct.

The two nations have come improvement (1) over a decade-long engagement (2)
that began with Ms. Hasina’s return to power in 2008, with an closer (3) in the strategic
sphere, and alignment (4) on regional and global issues, connectivity and trade.

 
 
 
 

9. A word has been given in each question and has been used in
the sentences given below. Identify the statements where the word has been used
in a contextually and grammatically correct manner. If the word has been used
incorrectly in all the statements, mark (e), “None of these”, as your answer.

ANTICS
(i) Because the antics of the political candidates are so disturbing I will not be voting for
any of them.
(ii) My younger son never tires of watching the kitten’s antics with the string.
(iii) You might have to eat your words on that purchase I made of them valuable antics.

 
 
 
 
 

10. A word has been given in each question and has been used in
the sentences given below. Identify the statements where the word has been used
in a contextually and grammatically correct manner. If the word has been used
incorrectly in all the statements, mark (e), “None of these”, as your answer.

Appraise
(i) He has been appraised of any institution-wide issues that the professional body
report has identified.
(ii) The insurance company appraised the famous painting at ten million dollars.
(iii) The prosecutor appraised the evidence and said it was not substantial enough to
go to trial.

 
 
 
 
 

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