Directions: In question below, a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. One of these four words printed in bold may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the word which is wrongly spelt or inappropriate, if any.
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Question 1 of 25
When the young artist returned (a)/ to his village, his family held a festive (b)/ dinner on its lawn to celebrate his triumpant (c)/ homecoming. (d)/ All correct (e)
The correct spelling should be ‘triumphant’.
Question 2 of 25
Had she not suppressed (a)/ all the details of her Company’s project (b)/ her Company would have bagged (c)/ the contract. (d)/ All correct (e)
The word suppressed should be replaced by revealed or leaked in the sentence.
Question 3 of 25
She trusted Mira with all her heart (a)/ and thus handled (b)/ over her life’s (c)/ savings to her instantly. (d)/ All correct (e)
It should be ‘handed over’ which means the act of moving power or responsibility from one person to another.
Question 4 of 25
It is difficullt (a)/ to see the picture (b)/ when you are inside (c)/ the frame. (d)/ All correct (e)
The correct spelling is difficult.
Question 5 of 25
The Government is certain (a)/ to amend (b)/ the law to prevail (c)/ the crisis (d)/. All correct (e)
In place of ‘prevail’ we should use ‘overcome’
Question 6 of 25
Except (a)/ for a few, the majority (b)/ of our staff has been recruited (c)/ temporary (d)/. All correct (e)
In place of ‘temporarily’ we should use ‘temporarily’
Question 7 of 25
They patiently (a)/ explained (b)/ the procedure (c) for appling (d)/ for a loan to the villagers. All correct (e)
Correct spelling is applying
Question 8 of 25
One can succeed (a)/ in business unless (b)/ one is prepared (c)/ to take risks (d)/. All correct (e)
In place of ‘succeed’ we should use ‘fail’
Question 9 of 25
It is not unusual (a)/for guests of the hotel to carry (b)/ souveniers (c)/ back with them when they return (d)/to their homes. All correct (e)
The correct spelling is souvenirs which mean memento, reminder, memorial etc.
Question 10 of 25
Home loan borrowers (a) / will be definitely (b) / affected (c) / since banks have raised their lending rates of interest. (d) / All correct (e)
Question 11 of 25
The objective (a)/ of the programme (b)/ is to entertin (c)/ the spectators (d)/. All Correct (e)
It should be “entertain”.
Question 12 of 25
Enforcement of laws and clean and efficiency (a)/ administration are fundamental (b)/ functions of the government machinery (c)/ known as bureaucracy (d)/. All Correct (e)
It should be “efficient”.
Question 13 of 25
The quantification (a)/ of intellectual property is more complicating (b)/ than most pricing because today it is relatively (c)/ inexpensive (d)/ to make copies of most intellectual property. All correct (e)
It should be “complicated”
Question 14 of 25
The perception (a)/ of animal life was even more ambiguous (b)/ because of anthropomorphic (c)/ characterisations (d)/ of animal behaviour. All correct (e)
The right spelling – ambiguous
Question 15 of 25
Policy of permitting (a)/ legal (b)/ import of gold has stimulated (c)/ its consumation (d)/ . All correct (e)
The right word – consumption
Question 16 of 25
His continually (a)/ defending (b)/ his stand on the issue has risen (c)/ doubts (d)/ in the mind of the jury . All correct (e)
It should the ‘raised’ in place of ‘risen’
Question 17 of 25
The government’s strategy to encourage (a)/ entrepreneurship (b)/ gathers momentum (c)/ with unenvisaged (d)/ response. All correct (e)
The right spelling – entrepreneurship
Question 18 of 25
It is better to seek (a)/ advice (b)/ from a financial consultant (c)/ on how to safe (d)/ your business. All correct (e)
Correct word is – save
Question 19 of 25
This is the list (a)/ of people who should be insisted (b)/ to participate (c)/ in the conference (d)/. All correct (e)
Correct word is – persuaded
Question 20 of 25
Since this offer is available (a)/ for a limited (b)/ period alone (c)/ you should register (d)/ immediately. All correct (e)
Correct word is – only
Question 21 of 25
I patently (a)/ explained (b)/ to the customer that it was not possible (c)/ to fulfill his request (d)/. All correct (e).
Correct spelling is – patiently
Question 22 of 25
An exhorbitantly (a)/ rigid attitude may prove (b)/ very dangerous (c)/, even fatal (d)/ All correct (e)
Question 23 of 25
Although (a)/ I was paid significantly (b)/ low, I found my salary to be insufficient (c)/ or rather in adequate (d)/. All correct (e)
Question 24 of 25
There is hardly any resemblence (a)/ between the faces of (b)/ the so-called identical (c)/ twins (d)/. All correct (e)
Question 25 of 25
Imported items are costlier (a)/ than there (b)/ domestic (c)/ counterparts (d)/. All correct (e)