English Practice Set-12 For LIC, SO and Railways

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English Questions- phrase replacement

In English section  Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks , rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in  exam.

Directions (Q. 1-15): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

Though I had hired cabins in Bandra and a house in Andheri, divinity would not let me settle down. (1) had I moved into my new house when my brother Balmukund, who had already been through an (2) attack of jaundice some years back, had a (3) attack of typhoid, (4) with pneumonia and signs of restlessness at night. The doctor was (5) in. He said medicine would have (6) effect, but eggs and chicken both might be given. Balmukund was only five years old. To confer with his wishes was out of the question. Being his (7) I had to (8). The doctor was very good. I told him that we were all vegetarians and that I could not possibly give either of the two things to my brother. Would he therefore (9) something else? 'Your brother's life is in danger,' said the (10) doctor. We could give him milk diluted (11) water, but that will not give him enough (12). As you know, I am called in by many vegetarian families, and they do not (13) to anything I (14). I think you will be well advised not to be so (15) on your brother.

1.
1) Then
2) Hardly
3) Wherever
4) Quicker
5) Why

2.
1) heart
2) big
3) acute
4) hard
5) harsh

3.
1) unforgiving
2) hard
3) burly
4) severe
5) tough

4.
1) couple
2) felt
3) combined
4) joint
5) adjoining

5.
1) brought
2) called
3) invited
4) sent
5) commissioned

6.
1) negligent
2) soothed
3) rough
4) little
5) deep

7.
1) doctor
2) attendant
3) nurse
4) forefather
5) guardian

8.
1) plead
2) hide
3) pressurise
4) decide
5) proceed

9.
1) resolve
2) order
3) observe
4) diagnose
5) recommend

10.
1) casual
2) good
4) handsome
3) surgeon
5) insincere

11.
1) with
2) for
3) at
4) upon
5) in

12.
1) dose
2) drug
3) intake
4) nourishment
5) punishment

13.
1) oppose
2) protest
3) subject
4) care
5) object

14.
1) oppose
2) take
3) prescribe
4) describe
5) propose

15.
1) hard
2) unkind
3) easy
4) wise
5) careful


Directions (Q. 16- 20): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) It is a general term used to describe over 200 individual diseases.
(B) The abnormal cells grow without any control, invade through normal tissue barriers and reproduce indefinitely.
(C) The word "cancer" comes from Latin, meaning a crab.
(D) These characteristics include development within any tissue of a malignant growth.
(E) A tumour was called cancer because of swollen veins around the area resembling a crab's limbs.
(F) These diseases progress differently over a period of time and share certain characteristics.


16. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E

17. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) E

18. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) None of these

19. Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) None of these

20. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D
5) None of these

Answers
1. (2)
2. (3)
3. (4)
4. (3)
5. (2)
6. (4)
7. (5)
8. (1)
9. (5)
10. (2)
11. (1)
12. (4)
13. (5)
14. (3)
15. (1)
16. (5); CEAFDB
17. (1)
18. (5)
19. (4)
20. (2)


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