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In each question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has a pair of words that are italicized and highlighted. From the italicized and highlighted words, select the most appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate the words, which may be selected to correctly complete the set of sentences. From the options given, choose the most appropriate one.



Anita wore a beautiful broach(A)/brooch(B) on the lapel of her jacket.

If you want to complain about the amenities in your neighbourhood, please meet your councilor(A)/counselor(B).

I would like your advice(A)/advise(B) on which job I should choose.

The last scene provided a climactic(A)/climatic(B) ending to the film.

Jeans that flair(A)/flare(B) at the bottom are in fashion these days.


(1) BABAA               (2) BABAB               (3) BAAAB               (4) ABABA               (5) BAABA



The cake had lots of currents(A)/currants(B) and nuts in it.

If you engage in such exceptional(A)/exceptionable(B) behaviour, I will be forced to punish you.

He has the same capacity as an adult to consent(A)/assent(B) to surgical treatment.

The minister is obliged(A)/compelled(B) to report regularly to a parliamentary board.

His analysis of the situation is far too sanguine(A)/genuine(B).


(1) BBABA               (2) BBAAA               (3) BBBBA               (4) ABBAB               (5) BABAB




She managed to bite back the ironic(A)/caustic(B) retort on the tip of her tongue.

He gave an impassioned and valid(A)/cogent(B) plea for judicial reform.

I am not adverse(A)/coup(B) broke away as the train climbed the hill.

They heard the bells peeling(A)/pealing(B) far and wide.


(1) BBABA               (2) BBBAB               (3) BAABB               (4) ABBAA               (5) BBBBA



We were not successful in defusing(A)/diffusing(B) the Guru’s ideas.

The students baited(A)/bated(B) the instructor with irrelevant questions.

The hoard(A)/horde(B) rushed into the campus.

The prisoner’s interment(A)/internment(B) came to an end with his early release.

The hockey team could not deal with his unsociable(A)/unsocial(B) tendencies


(1) BABBA               (2) BBABB               (3) BABAA               (4) ABBAB               (5) AABBA

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1. There is always the ____________________ that the plane will be early.(OPPORTUNITY /
2. My grandfather gave me a very useful piece of ____________________ . (ADVISE/ADVICE)
3. The strike will ____________________ all trains in the London area. (EFFECT/AFFECT)
4. The police will ____________________ anyone from leaving the building.(AVOID/PREVENT)
5. Come and is down ____________________ me. (BESIDE/BESIDES)