Exercise 1

Instructions to Solve
In each question, an incomplete statement (Stem) followed by fillers is given. Pick out the best one which can complete incomplete stem correctly and meaningfully.

Question 21 :

With great efforts his son succeeded in convincing him not to donate his entire wealth to an orphanage ......

A). and lead the life of a wealthy merchant
B). but to a home for the forsaken children
C). and make an orphan of himself
D). as the orphanage needed a lot of donations
E). as the orphanage had been set up by him
Answer : Option C

Question 22 :

The employer appeared to be in such an affable mood that Rohit ......

A). decided to ask for a raise in his salary
B). was scared to talk to him about his leave
C). felt very guilty for his inadvertent slip
D). promised him that he would not commit mistake again
E). was pained to press his demand for a new flat.
Answer : Option A

Question 23 :

He always stammers in public meetings, but his today's speech ......

A). was fairly audible to everyone present in the hall
B). was not received satisfactorily
C). could not be understood properly
D). was not liked by the audience
E). was free from that defect
Answer : Option E

Question 24 :

Even though it is very large house, ......

A). there is a lot of space available in it for children
B). there is hardly any space available for children
C). there is no dearth of space for children
D). the servants take a long time to clean it
E). the municipal taxes on it are very happy
Answer : Option B

Question 25 :

It was an extremely pleasant surprise for the hutment-dweller when the Government officials told him that ......

A). he had to vacate hutment which he had been unauthorisedly occupying
B). he had been gifted with a furnished apartment in a multi-storeyed building
C). he would be arrested for wrongfully encroaching on the pavement outside his dwelling
D). they would not accede to his request
E). they had received the orders from the court to take possession of all his belongings
Answer : Option B