NUMBERED GAPS Directions : The blanks are given in the below passage, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are written below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word. PASSAGEOccupying a vantage position (1) as the corridor between the (2) part and the rest of the country. West Bengal has the unique distinction of stretching from the snow-clad (3) to the rolling...
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COMPREHENSION PART-IIA few guidlines : Read the given passage hurriedly (keeping in mind that you have a very limited time at your disposal) to find out the subject matter. Read the questions carefully. Read the passage again keeping in mind the questions that you have to answer. Mark the most appropriate choice. PASSAGEFifty million pounds are spent every year in Great Britain on chocolates and confectionery. So, it is announced in a paragraph relating to the...
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COMPREHENSIONA few guidlines : Read the given passage hurriedly (keeping in mind that you have a very limited time at your disposal) to find out the subject matter. Read the questions carefully. Read the passage again keeping in mind the questions that you have to answer. Mark the most appropriate choice. PASSAGEThe whole conception of 'Sin' is one which I find very puzzling, doubtless owing to my sinful nature. If "Sin" consisted of...
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THE MODALS PART-IIModals are those helping verbs, used to express action like ability, power, permision, request, possibility, willingness,etc.Use of CanCan means to be able to or know how to. It is used to express strength - may it be physical, mental or of the official authority, of wealth, etc. It is uesd as follows : To express Ability, To express Possibility, To express Permission, To express Disposition, In the form of Phrase.Examples: I can solve this question...
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THE MODALSModals are those helping verbs, used to express action like ability, power, permision, request, possibility, willingness,etc.Correct use of ModalsVarious mistakes are committed in the use of different modals both in speaking and writing. It is because many people do not know certain facts about modals and do not use them according to the rules of grammar but according to their own convenience. Therefore, it is necessary to understand the proper use of...
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Preposition Part-IIA preposition denotes the position that one person or thing occupies in relation to the other.Example :She works among the poor.among in the above sentence is the preposition. Take the following quiz and learn correct use of Prepositions in sentences.All the best for the Quiz!
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NounThe Noun is a word which is used as the name of a person, place or thing.Some nouns have two forms in the plural, each form with a separate meaning of its own.Examples :BrotherBrothers : Sons of the same ParentsBrethren : Members of a community or societySome nouns are generally studied in pairs.Examples :Habit, Custom etc.Choose the correct form of noun in the following quiz.All the best for the Noun Quiz!
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VOICE (ACTIVE AND PASSIVE)Voice is the branch of grammar which studies the form that the verb takes in a sentence to determine the status of the subject and the object.Voice can be studied in Active and Passive.1) Active Voice : A verb is said to be in the Active Voice when its subject acts or when the emphasis is on the doer or the subject.Example:Harry sang a song.Here, the subject Harry is acting.2) Passive Voice : A verb is in the Passive Voice when the subject is...
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IDIOMS AND PHRASES PART-IIAs we have studied in the part one of Idioms and phrases quiz that Idioms are expressions of words or phrases whose meaning cannot be explained directly from the meaning of individual words that make it up.In this quiz, we will learn the meaning of some more Idioms and Phrases.Guess the correct meaning of Idioms and Phrases in the following quiz.All the best for the Idioms and Phrases Part-II Quiz!
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IDIOMS AND PHRASESIdioms are expressions of words or phrases whose meaning cannot be explained directly from the meaning of individual words that make it up.Example :1) Under someone's wingIf you go through above example word by word, then the literal meaning of it would be like you're in the wing of someone or you're sitting in the wing of some bird while this is absolutely wrong. The meaning of this idiom is " to be under someone's...
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HOMOPHONES PART-IIHomophones are pair of words that sound same but are different from each other in meaning, spelling or both. We have given some examples of Homophones in first part of the quiz. Let's learn about some more Homophones in the given quiz. All the best for the Homophones Quiz Part-II !
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HOMOPHONESHomophones are pair of words that sound same but are different from each other in meaning, spelling or both.Examples :1) Accept and ExceptHere, the meaning of Accept is " consider or hold as true " while Except means " prevent from being included, accepted or considered ".Use in sentence :Accept- The Prime Minister accepted the suggestion of the opposition parties.Except- All ministers...
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VERB-SUBJECT AGREEMENTRule 13 : Some nouns, which are singular in form but are plural in number take a plural verb.Examples : People were shouting. Cattle are grazing. Rule 14 : When a plural noun denotes some particular quantity or amount considered as a whole, it takes a singular verb.Examples : Five hundred rupees is a big amount. Hundred miles is a long distance. Rule 15 : The title of books, names of countries or subjects which look like plural, but actually...
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VERB-SUBJECT AGREEMENTRule 9 : Nouns, plural in form but singular in meaning, take a singular verb.Examples : This news were broadcast from All India Radio yesterday. (Incorrect)This news was broadcast from All India Radio yesterday. (Correct) Rule 10 : When two subjects are joined by not only..... but also, the verb must agree with the second subject.Examples :Not only the principal, but also the students were laughing. Rule 11 : When two...
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VERBWe have studied about the Verb and four rules of the 'Verb-Subject' agreement in part I of the Verb quiz.Here, we'll study further rules of 'Verb-Subject' agreement.Rule 5 : If two subjects are joined by either.....or, neither....nor, the verb agrees with the subject near to it.Example :  Either my brother or I am to do this work. Neither he nor they are prepared to do this work. Rule 6 : A noun singular in form...
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