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Q. 1 – Q. 5 carry one mark each.
01. Out of the following four sentences, select the most suitable sentence with respect to grammar and
usage.
(A) I will not leave the place until the minister does not meet me.
(B) I will not leave the place until the minister doesn’t meet me.
(C) I will not leave the place until the minister meet me.
(D) I will not leave the place until the minister meets me.
01 Ans: (D)
Sol: ‘until’ itself is negative so it can’t take one more negative i.e., ‘does not’. Hence, Option (D) is the
right answer
02. A rewording of something written or spoken is a ______________.
(A) paraphrase (B) paradox
(C) paradigm (D) paraffin
02. Ans: (A)
Sol: ‘paraphrase’ means a restatement of a text, passage or a rewording of something written or spoken.
03. Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I will move
the world.” The sentence above is an example of a ___________ statement.
(A) figurative (B) collateral
(C) literal (D) figurine
03. Ans: (A)
Sol: ‘figurative’ means representing by a figure or resemblance or expressing one thing in terms
normally denoting another with which it may be regarded as analogous.
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