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# For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch their camps, have dinner, and that they should be in bed by 10 p.m.

The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch their camps, have dinner, and that they should be in bed by 10 p.m.

The soldiers were told to take an arduous hike, pitch their camps, have dinner, and that they should be in bed by 10 p.m.

The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch camp, have dinner, and be in bed by 10 p.m.

The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitching their camps, have dinner, and be in bed by 10 p.m.

C. The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch camp, have dinner, and be in bed by 10 p.m.

This choice does not violate the parallel structure, neither does it change the original message

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# The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

The Indian cricket team having won its first game of the 2007 World Cup, excited the fans of the team.

The Indian cricket teams having won its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

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# If he was to decide to go to college, one would ommend that he plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

If he was to decide to go to college, one would 1 recommend that he plan to go to: × 42, Ahmedabad.

If he were to decide to go to college, opej would recommend that he plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

Had he decided to go to college, one would recommend that plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

In the event that he decides to go to college one would recommend that plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

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# For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.The Manager would like you to help him locate the default.

If you help him locate the default, the Manager would like you.

The Manager desires that you should provide him the necessary assistance to locate the default.

The Manager feels that if you do not help him the fault will not be located.

The Manager expects that the default should be located only with your help.

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A, B & E

B, C & E

C & D

A & B

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# I wanted to know who was in the interview panel but the interview coordinator told me that you can not know their names beforehand.

the sentence has one error.

the sentence has two errors.

the sentence has three errors.

the sentence has four or more errors.

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# In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

Returning home from the dinner, we were annoyed to find that the porch light is broken again.

If you keep on losing your composure on minor issues, that isnt going to get you no where

In the meeting, Mr. Mehta informed the executives that they have to fulfill the target regardless of the stringency of the deadline

The call for the assembly was very disappointing, as we havent hardly initiated our discussion on a new venture outside the main conference bloc.

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# In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

Any organisation, large or small, trades with many different people and companies

Any organization, large or small, trade with many different peoples and companies

Any organization, large or small, trade with many different people and company

Any organisation, large or small, trades with many different people and companies

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B

C

A and D

None of these

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A

B

C

D

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# In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is that it is not always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price

The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

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# The shopkeeper hadnt hardly any of those kind of goods.

The shopkeeper hadnt hardly any of those kind of goods.

The shopkeeper hadnt hardly any of those kinds of goods.

The shopkeeper had hardly any of those kind of goods.

The shopkeeper had hardly any of those kinds of goods.

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# In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

Ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it had been an unathorised act.

ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it was an unauthorised act.

Ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it was an unauthorised act.

Ever since the sting operation , there has been much opposition from those maintaining that it was an unauthorised act.

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# In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

I have learnt this lesson word by word.

She does not know swimming.

He got his daughter married.

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# When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

When you read the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, one finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, he finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

If one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

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A only

B only

D only

C only

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A and B

B and D

A, C and D

B, C and D

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# Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

If used wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

Having used it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

If it is used wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

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# They asked me about eve-teasing and its consequences in our society. I said it promoted many a problems in our society.

the sentence has one error.

the sentence has two errors.

the sentence has three errors.

the sentence has four or more errors.

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# Being a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance,

Being a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.Practice Exercise

Since he was a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

Being that he was a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

Realist that he was, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

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# We were preparing for SSC last year from the GT as GT is one of the best institute for SSC Entrance preparation.

the sentence has one error.

the sentence has two errors.

the sentence has three errors.

the sentence has four or more errors.

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# For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.The twelve-hour work day not only has been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

The twelve-hour work day not only has been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

Not only has the twelve-hour work day been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

The twelve-hour work day has not only been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

The twelve-hour work day has been reduced not only to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

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# For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.The principal seldom ever wants to try and face the facts.

The principal seldom ever wants to try and face the facts.

The principal seldom if ever wants to try and face the facts.

The principal seldom ever wants to try to face the facts.

The principal seldom wants to the to face the facts.

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# If we cooperate together by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

If we cooperate together by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

If we cooperate by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

If we cooperate by dividing up the booty together, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

If we cooperate with each other by dividing the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

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# In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create difference of prices at which goods are traded on the world market and their price within a local market

The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create a difference of prices at which goods are traded with the world market and their prices in the local market.

The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create a difference between prices at which goods are traded on the world market and their prices within a local market.

The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create a difference across prices at which goods are traded with the world market and their prices within a local market.

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# In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

Could you give me the amount that you filled out in the check which was sent?

Could you give me the amount what you filled out in the check you sent?

Could you give me the amount for which you filled out in the check you sent?

Could you give me the amount wherein you filled out in the check you sent?

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A

B

C

D

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# Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

After we bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

After we had bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

After having bowed our head, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

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# In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere only so much as one puts back into them, as did the ancient in India centuries ago.

As did the ancient in India centuries ago, he must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as they put into them.

He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

He must again learn, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

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# GT is very strict about its schedule. It will never postpone or prepone any class.

the sentence has one error.

the sentence has two errors.

the sentence has three errors.

the sentence has four or more errors.

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# In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognise, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere only so much as one puts back into them, as did the ancient in India centuries ago.

As did the ancient in India centuries ago, he must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as they put into them.

He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

He must again learn, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.