Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Choose the correct alternative. which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (4).

 I had my ears bored, so I could wear my diamond ear-rings.

 

holed

pricked

pierced

No improvement

QUESTION 2

It is interesting to correspond the history of the 19th century with its literature.

 

corroborate

correlate

command

No improvement

QUESTION 3

Didn’t Mr. Sharma come to the office yet ?

 

Hadn’t

Hasn’t

Isn’t

No improvement

QUESTION 4

He can’t read this, nor can I.

 

no, I never can

no, I can’t

no, I don’t

No improvement

QUESTION 5

 I bought four dozen mangoes.  

 

dozens of mango

 

dozens of mangoes

dozens mangoes

No improvement

QUESTION 6

The master was good at using pleasant names for unpleasant things in order to hoodwink the labourers.

 

euphemisms

euphoria

pleasantries

No improvement

QUESTION 7

They had to put off until later the open-air performance because of heavy rain.

postpone

delay

adjourn

No improvement

QUESTION 8

Dozens of phrases can be offered to describe style but perhaps the best one is : “Style – it is the man.”

but the best one is : “Style – it is the man.”

but perhaps the best one is : “Style is the man.”

but the best one is : “Style is  the man.”

No improvement

QUESTION 9

They have bought a new car, isn’t it ?

 

haven’t they ?

don’t they ?

have they ?

No improvement

QUESTION 10

. Only a few persons can stand on entreaties.

 

against

with

No improvement

QUESTION 11

They have bought a new car, isn’t it ?

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

haven’t they ?

don’t they ?

have they ?

No improvement