Exercise 1

Instructions to Solve
Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

Question 41 :

If our friends are not able to take us in their car, we must make ...... arrangements to go to the airport.

A). alternative
B). another
C). alternate
D). possible
Answer : Option A

Question 42 :

A crescendo of metallic thuds arose from the market, where the iron-smiths were ...... the pieces of metals.

A). flattening
B). striking
C). hammering
D). thrashing
Answer : Option C Explanation: We use the word 'hammering' when we would like to say about the events related to metals.

Question 43 :

I haven't eaten an apple ...... a long while.

A). from
B). since
C). for
D). until
Answer : Option C

Question 44 :

The parliament invested the new organisation ...... judicial authority.

A). by
B). with
C). from
D). through
Answer : Option B

Question 45 :

Owing to the power cut in the area, factories are being forced to ...... men

A). throw away
B). send off
C). put off
D). lay off
Answer : Option D