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00971--KERALA PSC/SSC/UPSC/IBPS/BANK CLERK/IFC English Question Answers-21




Select the lettered answer that contains the best version of the underlined section.
1. When describing the accident, a tone of self-justification creeps into his voice.
(1) When describing                   (2) In describing
(3) When there is a description    (4) When describing about
(5) When he describes
2. Expressing a radically different idea is Dorothy Sayers, who believes that women all through history have been oppressed by men.
(1) Expressing a radically different idea is Dorothy Sayers, who believes
(2) Dorothy Sayers expresses a radically different idea–
(3) Expressing a radically different idea is Dorothy Sayers, believing
(4) Dorothy Sayers, expressing a radically different idea believes
(5) Dorothy Sayers is expressing a radically different idea
3. Robert did not want to set the table because he did not know what time they were coming home.
(1) he did not know what time they were coming home.
(2) he did not know what time they were coming home at.
(3) he did not know what time it would be when they came home.
(4) he did not know at what time they were coming home at.
(5) he did not know what the time was they were coming home.
4. Neither Marty or Christine knows how to speak French.
(1) or Christine Knows (2) or Christine knew
(3) nor Christine knows (4) nor Christine know
(5) or Christine know
5. But I know of other people who found a bilingual education to be just what they needed, in fact it was essential to
their progress since their English was so limited.
(1) needed; in fact it being essential (2) needed, being that it was essential
(3) needed; in fact it was essential (4) needed; essential as it was in fact
(5) needed. In fact essential

Answer

1.(5)      2.(2)      3.(1)      4.(3)      5.(3)

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