Quiz-30

1. Before _________ to pay a bill or two in the midst of a crisis, invite the young adult to
meet you half-way with the expense when you sense they may be in trouble.

 
 
 
 
 

2. A recent study showed that attractive faces, especially men’s, were remembered
better than unattractive faces and new research provides evidence that physical
attractiveness can help _______ a person’s success in online peer-to peer lending.

 

 
 
 
 
 

3. Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence grammatically correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (5) as the answer.

Despite his youth he has the reputation of being one of the most
efficient administrators in the organization.

 
 
 
 
 

4. Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase
given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically
correct. If the sentence grammatically correct as it is and ‘No correction is
required’, mark (5) as the answer.

The issue of employee pension schemes will come to the Governing Board meeting next
week

 
 
 
 
 

5. Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence grammatically correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (5) as the answer.

Having failed to plan their political campaign in advance the party members got each
other into a mess

 
 
 
 
 

6. Pursuing perfection – a goal that is intangible, fleeting and rare – may result in a
higher rate of ________ and a lower rate of successes that leaves perfectionists more likely to neurotically stew about their imperfections and less likely to conscientiously pursue
their goals.

 
 
 
 
 

7. Blackboards would be _______ by interactive smartboards in classrooms shortly;
surely, the digital generation needs the constant stimulus of bytes, to keep itself awake
and abreast of the latest in every field of knowledge.

 
 
 
 
 

8. Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase
given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically
correct. If the sentence grammatically correct as it is and ‘No correction is
required’, mark (5) as the answer.

The steep rise in oil prices is the reason on account of which we must conserve
energy.

 
 
 
 
 

9. Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence grammatically correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (5) as the answer.

Several customers have requested that the branch timings on weekdays should be
changed to reduce inconvenience.

 
 
 
 
 

10. We recently conducted one of the largest-ever studies on perfectionism in which
we learned that it has _______ substantially over the past twenty-five years and that it
affects men and women equally.

 
 
 
 
 

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