Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE

Ask

 

Her mother is always asking after me.

I’ll ask around and see if anyone has seen his pat.

Let’s ask to the trainer our question.

Ramesh has asked Geeta out several times.

None of these

QUESTION 2

Put

 

Could you put off the light please?

The meeting was put off because of the election.

Please don’t put yourself out for us.

They put you up if you’d like to come for the week-end.

None of these

QUESTION 3

Get

 

Very few people manage to get up early.

It’s time to get down to some serious work!

Be quiet and get on with your homework.

Monica had the ‘flu but he got rid with it.

None of these

QUESTION 4

Pick

 

Children are quick to pick up a new habit.

Can you pick me out at the airport?

Will you help me pick out a handbag to go with my outfit?

Some guests were always picking on Smith because of his fancy hair.

None of these

QUESTION 5

Fasten

 

Fasten their seatbelts.

He fastened it down to keep the wind from blowing it away.

We have fastened up the lecture as a source of inspiration

I  fastened the latch of the door.

None of these

QUESTION 6

Wave

 

David waved at us when he passed by

Don’t wave at strangers, the people you don’t know.

He waved me down at the station.

The incident was bad, but the authority waved us on.

None of these

QUESTION 7

Leap

 

The lion leapt at the prey

A leap of trust is what it takes.

Look before you leap.

I leaped out the chance to tour Europe.

None of these

QUESTION 8

Act

 

We were acting on a tip from our neighbor and caught him  red-handed.

The enzyme acts upon certain proteins.

Your computer’s acting out I think I might have a virus.

They acted out the incident on stage.

None of these

QUESTION 9

Finish

 

We finished off all the chocolates and had to go to the all-night malls to buy some more.

They went out for dinner and finished out in a hall.

I attended some workshops and finished the project.

He finished with her a few weeks ago.

None of these

QUESTION 10

Turn

 

You turned up half an hour late.

Please turn up the music; it’s too loud.

Turn off the fans please before you depart.

Thousands of fans were turned away from the cricket stadium.

None of these