Quiz-42

1. Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each
sentence should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to
make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is
correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (e) as the answer.

After enjoying one of the biggest successes of Indian cinema, the actor is pulled
the brakes on his career.

 
 
 
 
 

2. Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (e) as the answer

Many of our tinsel town beauties will hit the panic button if they didn’t have at
least one movie in hand.

 
 
 
 
 

3. Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (e) as the answer.

Alarm to declining marriage figures and increasing divorce rates, the government
has come up with a novel way to tackle the issue.

 
 
 
 
 

4. Choose the word which is the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word
printed in bold ?

Concessions

 
 
 
 
 

5. Choose the word which is most nearly the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word
printed in bold?

Dimming

 
 
 
 
 

6. Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (e) as the answer.

The two sisters dropped in to watch the film with none other than their father.

 
 
 
 
 

7. Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word printed in bold ?

Ostensibly

 
 
 
 
 

8. Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark (e) as the answer.

The researchers found that children with lung disease are at increase risk for
developing a second type of pneumonia.

 
 
 
 
 

9. Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as
the word printed in bold ?

Rebuffed

 
 
 
 
 

10. Choose the word which is the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word printed in bold ?

Hamstrung

 
 
 
 
 

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