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  1. The teacher insisted that the student should go. Rewrite this sentence using an appropriate gerund for go-

 

  1. The teacher insisted for the student’s going.
  2. The teacher insisted the student’s going.
  3. The teacher insisted on the student’s going.
  4. The teacher insisted on the student going.

Answer: The teacher insisted on the student’s going.

  1. Which composition emphasizes on authors witnesses and experiences rather than his/her own personality or life?

Answer: Memoir

  1. Choose the correct passive form of the sentence: He knew that his own life was unjust.

 

  • It was known that, his own life was unjust.
  • It was known that it is unjust his own life.
  • It was known that it was unjust his own life.
  • It was known to him that his own life was unjust.

Answer: It was known to him that his own life was unjust.

  1. Fill in with the correct alternative: when I was the vase in the shop window, I knew it was exactly what I —-

Answer: had been looking for

  1. He could not come on account of illness. Here on account of is used as :

Answer: Phrase preposition

  1. Fill in with the appropriate preposition: The passerby is tired—the long work.

Answer: by

  1. A yellow suit with yellow cap puts him over the top .Choose the correct meaning of ‘over the top’.

Answer: Excessive

  1. Which one is wrongly spelled?
  2. Attendance b) Subterfuge c) Stubborn d) Conspicuous e) Extravagant

Answer: a.

  1. Which pair of words does not sound alike?

Answer: heard, hard

  1. Select the right prefix for the opposite meaning of  ‘gratitude’-

Answer: in

  1. Choose the correct indirect speech: He said to me, “Do you know Jhon?”

 

  • He said to me if I knew Jhon. I replied that I did not.
  • He told me if I knew Jhon. I replied that I did not.
  • He asked me if I knew Jhon. I replied that I did not.
  • He asked me if I knew Jhon. I replied that I did not.

Answer: He asked me if I would know Jhon. I replied the negative.

  1. Which pair of the words is not synonymous?

Answer: Amiable, happy

  1. Fill in blank: I speak Bengali but ——- English.

Answer: I don’t speak

  1. Fill in the blank: I am going to buy —– bread for breakfast.

Answer: some

  1. Complete the sentence using the correct pair of antonymous words: —-motorists often have to suffer for the folly of the —–drivers.

Answer: Cautious, reckless

  1. Choose the correct modifier: We enjoyed a quite fabulous outing in the evening followed by a —–dinner.

Answer: grand

  1. Fill in with the correct words: This is the man ——– I sow yesterday.

Answer: whom

  1. The ability to use language appropriately in different circumstances is called-

 

  1. communicative capability
  2. communicative skill
  3. communicative competence
  4. linguistic skill

Answer: communicative competence

  1. Choose the sentence with correct participle-

 

  1. The River has overflowed the banks.
  2. The river has overflown the banks
  3. The bird has fled away.
  4. The man has flown away.

Answer: The River has overflowed the banks

  1. Which expression does not explain a comparison?

Answer: as heavy as grave

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