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Day 7

Weekly test
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1. Three different numbers are chosen such that when each of the numbers is added to the
average of the remaining two, it gives 65, 69 and 76 as a result. Find the average of the three
original numbers.

1. 34
2. 35
3. 36
4. 37
5. 38

2. A publisher incurs a fixed expense of Rs. 2,000 towards composing and other activities in
printing a book. A variable cost of Rs. 2.25 per book is incurred towards paper, binding charges
etc. What is the average cost per book if 40,000 copies are printed?

1. Rs. 2.25
2. Rs. 2.50
3. Rs. 2.30
4. Rs. 2.40
5. Rs. 2.35

3. Total expenses of a boarding house are partly fixed and partly varying linearly with the number
of boarders. The average expense per boarder is Rs. 700 when there are 25 boarders and Rs.
600 when there are 50 boarders. What is the average expense per boarder when there are 100
boarders?

1. Rs. 550
2. Rs. 580
3. Rs. 540
4. Rs. 570
5. Rs. 530
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4. One hundred and twenty students take an examination which is marked out of a total of 100
(with no fractional marks). No three students are awarded the same mark. What is the smallest
possible number of pairs of students who are awarded the same mark?

1. 9
2. 10
3. 20
4. 19
5. 21

5. There are six students whose average height is 172 cm. Then four new students join the group
whose respective heights are (k + 2), (k 2), (k + 5) and 2k cm. more than the original average of
the group. If the average of the group is now 174 cm, find the value of k.

1. 2
2. 5
3. 7
4. 3
5. 4

6. Davinder scored a total of 252 points in 28 basketball games. Raman played 10 fewer games
than Davinder and her scoring average was 0.5 points per game higher than Davinder's scoring
average. How many points in total did Raman score?

1. 153
2. 171
3. 180
4. 263
5. 285
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Directions: The following table shows some incomplete information about the runs scored by four
batsmen in four matches:
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
1. Sachin 80 70 80
2. Paramjeet 60 60
3. Jeetu Malik 60 220
4. Dhooni

7. The average runs scored by each player, per inning are

1. 65.625
2. 71.225
3. 64.125
4. 67.45
5. None of these

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total


Sachin 80 70 60 80 290
Paramjeet 60 50 60 46 216
Jeetu Malik 36 26 60 98 220
Dhooni 94 84 76 46 300
Total 270 230 256 270 1026
Now, all the questions can be answered. (1026 / 4x4) = 64.125

Directions: The following table shows some incomplete information about the runs scored by four
batsmen in four matches:

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total


1. Sachin 80 70 80
2. Paramjeet 60 60
3. Jeetu Malik 60 220
4. Dhooni

Additional Information:

8. The lowest runs scored in 1st innings were scored by


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1. Sachin
2. Paramjeet
3. Jeetu
4. Dhooni
5. Cant say

9. A baseball team, which played 60 games, won 30% of its games played. After a phenomenal
winning streak, this team raised its average to 50%. How many games must the team have won
in order to attain this average?

1. 18
2. 20
3. 24
4. 26
5. None of these

10. Amol was asked to calculate the arithmetic mean of ten positive integers each of which had two
digits. By mistake, he interchanged the two digits, say a and b, in one of these ten integers. As a
result, his answer for the arithmetic mean was 1.8 more than what it should have been. Then b
a is equal to

1. 1
2. 2
3. 2
4. 0

11. The average of x consecutive integers is n and the average of the next y consecutive integers is n
+ 6. Find the relation between x and y.

1. x + y = 12
2. x y = 6
3. x = y
4. 2x y = 6
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12. The average tax evasion of a group of 10 M.Ps is 75 lakh. Three conscientious M.Ps pay their
taxes and the average of the rest rise to 1 crore. What was the tax evaded by the three
conscientious M.Ps?

1. 50 lakh
2. 75 lakh
3. 80 lakh
4. 100 lakh
5. None of these

13. If the average of 3 integers is 16 and the sum of the two greater numbers is 45, which of the
following must be true?
I. Each of the two greater numbers is divisible by the least.
II. The least number is 3.
III. The second greatest number is 15.

1. I only
2. II only
3. III only
4. I and II
5. II and III

14. A group of students decided to buy a tape recorder worth Rs. 170 to Rs. 195. But at the last
moment, two students backed out the decision, so each of the remaining had to pay one rupee
more than what they had planned. What was the price of the tape recorder, if the students paid
equal contributions?

1. Rs. 170
2. Rs. 178
3. Rs. 180
4. Rs. 188
5. Rs. 280
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15. The average of two numbers increases by 20 when one of the numbers is doubled and increases
by 25 when the other number is doubled. What is the original average?

1. 90
2. 75
3. 45
4. 30

16. The average weight of A, B and C is 66 kg. If D joins the group, the average weight of the group
becomes 70 kg. If another man E who weighs 4 kg more than D, replaces A, the average of B, C,
D and E becomes 76 kg. How much does A weigh?

1. 62 kg
2. 65 kg
3. 72 kg
4. 86 kg

17. There were 36 students in a hostel. 19 students left the hostel. Due to this, the expenditure of
the mess decreased by $48 per day, while the average expenditure per head increased by $5.
What is the sum of original expenditure and the new expenditure of the mess?

1. $456
2. $443.3
3. $423.3
4. $420.5
5. $416

18. The average of ten numbers is 27. If the smallest number is deleted from the list, the average of
the remaining 9 numbers will be x and if the largest number is deleted, the average will be y. If x
+ y = 10, what is the average of the smallest and the largest numbers?

1. 225
2. 250
3. 275
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4. 290
5. None of these

19. The average of n consecutive numbers is a. If any one number is deleted from these n
numbers, then the average of the remaining (n 1) numbers cannot be less than

1. a

2. a

3. a

4. a
5. none of these

20. The average of 3 numbers is 9. How many different positive integer triplets are possible?

1. 24
2. 25
3. 325
4. 27
5. 330

21. A contractor receives a certain sum that he uses for paying wages. His capital together with the
weekly subsidy would just enable him to pay 42 men for 52 weeks. If he had 60 men at the same
wages, his capital together with the weekly subsidy would just suffice for 13 weeks. How many
men can be maintained for 26 weeks?

22. There are 3 pipes of a square cross-section. The lengths of their sides are 2 cm, 3 cm and 4 cm
respectively. A tank is filled in 1 hr if all the 3 pipes run simultaneously. How much time will be
taken to fill the tank if only first two pipes are opened?

1. 63.85 minutes
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2. 120.35 minutes
3. 133.85 minutes
4. 50.65 minutes
5. 180 minutes

23. Three cooks have to make 80 Samosas. While working together, they can make 20 pieces per
minute. The first cook starts the work alone and has made 20 pieces, while working for more
than three minutes. The remaining part of the work is done by the second and the third cooks,
working together. If they take a total of 8 minutes to complete 80 Samosas, then how many
minutes will the first cook take alone to cook 160 Samosas?

1. 16 minutes
2. 24 minutes
3. 32 minutes
4. 40 minutes
5. 80 minutes

24. Kalu and Lalu are two carpenters. They take a contract worth Rs. 1,008. Kalu, who is more
efficient, can finish the job in 6 days while Lalu can finish the same in 12 days. They start
working together and Kalu quits after 2 days. Then Lalu works alone for 3 days and after that
Kalu is called back and he finishes the remaining work alone. Find the amount that each one
gets by assuming that the amount is distributed in the ratio of the amount of work done by
them.

1. Rs. 688, Rs. 320


2. Rs. 598, Rs. 410
3. Rs. 588, Rs. 420
4. Rs. 600, Rs. 408
5. Rs. 580, Rs. 420

25. A tub of 96 litres capacity had been filled with water by two taps A and B. A was opened for 2
hours longer than B. If A was opened as long as B was opened, and B was opened as long as A
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was opened, then they would deliver 92 litres water. If the two taps were opened
simultaneously, the tub would be filled in 12 hours. What was the rate of A?

1. 5 litre/hour
2. 6 litre/hour
3. 4 litre/hour
4. 8 litre/hour
5. 15 litre/hour

26. Ravi and Kavi can construct a wall in 10 hours and 12 hours respectively. In the morning, Ravi
could work only 1/3rd of his capacity, and Kavi could work only 1/4thof his capacity, due to road
traffic. After some time, the traffic was low and they started to work according to their usual
capacities, and then the wall was constructed in 8 hours. Find for how much time was the road
busiest.

1. 3 hours 37 minutes
2. 3 hours 20 minutes
3. 3 hours 11 minutes
4. 3 hours 13 minutes
5. 4 hours 15 minutes

27. Mr. Mittal has a bath tub, in which two pipes, one for hot water and one for cold water, are
attached. The hot water pipe can fill the tank in 8 hr and the cold water pipe can fill the tank in
12 hr. There is an outlet pipe which can empty the tank in 6 hr. The hot water and cold water
pipes are opened all the time, but the outlet pipe is opened after every two hours for one hour,
and then closes again for the next two hours. In how much time will the bath tub be completely
filled?

1. 3 hr 12 min
2. 6 hr 12 min
3. 5 hr 16 min
4. 6 hr 24 min
5. 8 hr
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28. A harvester's team had to harvest 170 hectares of a field. For the first four days, the team
harvested as per the plan. After this, they started harvesting double than the plan for every day.
So, the work was finished eight days earlier than the planned date. How many hectares had to
harvest by the harvesting team according to the initial plan for each day?

1. 9 hectares
2. 8.5 hectares
3. 8.0 hectares
4. 7.5 hectares
5. 12 hectares

29. A contractor undertook a certain work to complete it in 55 days and employed 48 men to do it.
In 11 days, only 1/6 of the work has been done. How many extra men should he employ in order
to complete the work in allotted time?

1. 8
2. 12
3. 16
4. 18
5. 15

30. Dave can answer each problem in a certain test in 6 minutes. Michael can answer each problem
in 1 minute. Michael rests for two hours in the middle of answering the problems but Dave
works straight through the test without taking any pause. If they finish the test at the same
time, then how long did Dave take to answer all the problems?

1. 2 hours and 10 minutes


2. 2 hours and 12 minutes
3. 2 hours and 15 minutes
4. 2 hours and 24 minutes
5. 3 hours and 15 minutes
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31. A bath tub is fitted with three taps. The first two taps, working together, can fill the bath tub in
the same time as the time taken by the third tap alone. The second tap fills the bath tub 5 hours
faster than the first tap and 4 hours slower than the third tap. Find the time taken by the third
tap to fill the tub.

1. 12 hours
2. 10 hours
3. 8 hours
4. 6 hours
5. Cannot be determined

32. A doctor examines 5 patients in 3 hours, with breaks of 10 minutes between two consecutive
patients. If he works for 10 hours and 15 minutes per day, then how many patients does he
examine in a day?

1. 16
2. 15
3. 17
4. 18
5. 20

33. A tank of capacity 25 litres has an inlet and an outlet tap. If both are opened simultaneously, the
tank is filled in 5 minutes. But if the outlet flow rate is doubled and both the taps are opened,
the tank never gets filled up. Which of the following can be outlet flow rate in litres/min?

1. 2
2. 6
3. 4
4. 3
5. 1
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34. In a war field, the Al-Baida group has the dangerous Stinger liquid missile with two inlets for fuel
intake. One inlet can fill the missile in 5 min while the other in 6 min. However, the missile is
quite old and there is a hole in the missile from which the fuel recedes and in 12 min, it fully
drains the missile. If all the three inlets/outlets are open, then how much minimum time can we
expect the missile to hit our camp? (The missile is launched as soon as it is full and it will take
three seconds to reach our camp after launch)

1. 2 min 20 sec
2. 3 min 35 sec
3. 5 min 55 sec
4. 6 min 58 sec
5. 8 min

35. Two pipes A and B can fill a cistern in 371/2 minutes and 45 minutes, respectively. If both the
pipes are opened, when should the second pipe be turned off, so that the cistern may be filled
in half an hour?

1. After 7 minutes
2. After 9 minutes
3. After 45/11 minutes
4. After 6 minutes

36. When a cistern is in thorough repair, the inlet pipe fills it in 3 hours. However, due to leakage
at the bottom, it takes half an hour longer. When the cistern is full, how long would it take for
the cistern to empty out due to the leakage?

1. 28 hours
2. 27 hours
3. 29 hours
4. 32 hours

37. A contractor undertook a certain work to be completed in 55 days and employed 48 men to do
it. In 11 days, only 1/6 of the work was done. How many extra men should he employ in order to
complete the work in the allotted time?
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1. 8
2. 12
3. 16
4. 18

38. A doctor examines 5 patients in 3 hours with breaks of 10 minutes between two consecutive
patients. If he works for 10 hours and 15 minutes per day, then how many patients does he
examine in a day?

1. 16
2. 15
3. 17
4. 18

39. 'A' can do a piece of work in 6 days and 'B' can do it in 8 days. How long (in days) will both 'A'
and 'B' take to do the work if they work together?

1. 7/24
2. 24/7
3. 7/12
4. 12/7

40. If 10 men can clean 2 acres in 12 days, then how many men are required to clean 3 acres in 6
days?

1. 30
2. 32
3. 31
4. 24
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41. If in ABC, DE || BC. What can be the possible value(s) of x?

1. 8 cm
2. 11 cm
3. 10 cm
4. (1) & (2) both
5. 12 cm

42. In the given figure, DF || AG, DE || AB, AB = 15, CD = 8, AD = a, DE = 10, FG = b and CG = 6. The
ratio a : b is equal to

1. 1 : 2
2. 2 : 1
3. 1 : 3
4. 2 : 3
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5. 4 : 3

43. A point is taken inside a triangle PQR and lines are drawn through the point from each vertex,
thus dividing the triangle into 6 parts. Four of the parts have areas as indicated in the given
figure. Find the area of PQR.

1. 285
2. 315
3. 225
4. 417
5.
None of these

44. In the figure EF || CD, DE || BC, AF = 2 FD, and DE = 4 units. The measure of BC is equal to
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1. 3 units
2. 4 units
3. 5 units
4. 6 units
5.
8 units

45. In the figure, ABC is a right-angled triangle with a right angle at A. AB = 18 cm and AC = 24
cm. DE, FG, HI are parallel to BC, CA and AB, respectively. What is the area of the hexagon
DFGHIE, if DE = 10 cm, FG = 8 cm and HI = 6 cm? (in cm2)

1. 216
2. 144
3. 192
4. 288
5. 200

46. All the internal angles of a convex polygon are distinct integers (when expressed in degrees),
with the greatest of them being 1100. The number of sides of the polygon is at most

1. 5
2. 6
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3. 7
4. 8
5. 10

47. P is a point inside the triangle XYZ. Lines are drawn through P parallel to the sides of the triangle.
The three resulting triangles with a vertex at P have areas 16, 25 and 36 (in cm2).
What is the area of XYZ?

1. 256 cm2
2. 154 cm2
3. 225 cm2
4. 625 cm2
5. None of these

48. What is the value of x in the figure shown?

1. 12
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2. 7
3. 12.5
4. 13
5. 15

49. In the given figure, if AB = NB and AC = CM, find the values of x, y and z.

1. 25o, 20o and 90o


2. 25o, 90o and 20o
3. 25o, 60o and 20o
4. 25o, 50o and 40o
5. None of these

50. Given that 4 cm, 6 cm and 8 cm are the lengths of the sides of ABC. What is the maximum
length of the median possible in the triangle?

1. cm
2. cm
3. 6 cm
4. 5.7 cm
5. None of these

51. In the given figure, BF is the bisector of angle ABC. Find the perimeter of the triangle ABC.
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1. 90
2. 78
3. 60
4. 54
5. 36

52. In the given figure, triangle ABC is right angled at B. From a point S on AC, SP and SQ are drawn
perpendicular to AB and BC respectively. If AB = 8 cm and BC = 15 cm, the area (in sq. cm) of the
rectangle PSQB is at most _____.

1. 20
2. 26
3. 28
4. 30
5. 32

53. In ABC, altitude AD divides the side in 2 : 1 i.e. BD : DC = 2 : 1. What is the value of AB2 AC2?
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1.

2. BC2

3.

4. BC2

5.

54. The two sides AB and AC of an ABC are 5 cm and 3 cm respectively. Which of the following
sufficiently describes the range (in cm) of third side BC?

1. 2 BC 8
2. BC < 8
3. 2 < BC < 8
4. 0 < BC 8
5. BC > 2

55. A trailer had to load cars from the ground level. An incline wooden plank AC was fixed behind
the trailer for cars to be loaded. A metal rod BD was placed below the center of the plank such
that the rod made an angle of 90 at point D to the plank and its bottom end was directly
underneath the rear edge of the trailer. From the above information which of the following
relations is true?

1. BD2 = AD CD

2. BD + AC >
3. Either (1) or (2)
4. Both (1) and (2)
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5. BD2 > AD CD

56. In ABD, AC is a line which meets BD at point C such that AC = BC = AD. If line BA extends to E
then DAE = 75. The value of ADC is _____.

1. 45o
2. 50o
3. 60o
4. 75o
5. Cannot be determined

57. Side AC of the right triangle ABC right angled at A, is divided into 8 equal parts by drawing 7 lines
segments parallel to BC meeting AB at 7 different points. What is the sum of all the 7 lines
drawn parallel to BC, if the length of BC is 10 cm?

1. 33
2. 34
3. 35
4. 36
5. 28

58. ABC is a right triangle. D and E are the midpoints of sides BC and AC respectively. The circle is
the incircle to the triangle AED. If AB = 6 cm and BC = 8 cm, then what is the radius of the circle?
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1. 2 cm

2. 3 cm

3. cm
4. None of these
5. 2 cm

59. Which of the following is/are true?


a. A ladder whose foot is 9 m from the front of a house reaches a window 40 m above the ground.
Hence, the ladder is 41 m long.
b. If a ship sails 33 km due south and then 56 km due west, it is 75 km from the starting point.
c. If a ladder 65 m long reaches to a point in the face of a house 63 m above the ground, it is 16 m
from the foot of the house.

1. Only a
2. a and b
3. b and c
4. a and c
5. all a, b, c

60. In triangle ABC, R is the mid-point of BC, CS = 3SA and = . If w is the area of CRS, x is

the area of RBT, z is the area of ATS and x2 = wz, then the value of is
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1.

2.

3.

4.
5. None of these

61. Ship : Captain :: Newspaper : ?


1. Publisher
2. Reader
3. Editor
4. Printer

62. Dress` is related to `Body` in the same way as `Bangles` is related to:
1. Glass
2. Lady
3. Wrist
4. Beauty
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63. Nun` is related to `Convent` in the same way as `Hen` is related to:
1. Nest
2. Shed
3. Cell
4. Cote

64. Ophthalmia: Eye :: Rickets: ?


1. Kidney
2. Nose
3. Bone
4. Heart

65. Horse:Hoof::Eagle:?
1. Clutch
2. Leg
3. Foot
4. Claw

66. `Walk` is related to `Run` in the same way as `Breeze` is related to:
1. Cold
2. Dust
3. Wind
4. Air

67. `Fan` is related to `Wings` in the same way as `Wheel` is related to


1. Round
2. Cars
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3. Spokes
4. Moves

68. `Museum` is related to `Curator` in the same way as `Prison` is related to


1. Warden
2. Monitor
3. Manager
4. Jailor

69. `Company` is related to `Logo` in the same way as `Nation` is related to


1. Animal
2. Anthem
3. Ruler
4. Emblem

70. `Indolence` is related to `Work` in the same way as `Taciturn` is related to:
1. Cheat
2. Act
3. Speak
4. Observe

71. Embarrassed is to humiliated as frightened is to


1. terrified
2. agitated
3. courageous
4. reckless
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72. Yard is to inch as quart is to
1. gallon
2. ounce
3. milk
4. liquid

73. Optimist is to cheerful as pessimist is to


1. gloomy
2. mean
3. petty
4. helpful

74. Boat is related to Oar in the same way as Bicycle is related to


1. Road
2. Wheel
3. Seat
4. Paddle

75. Window : pane :: book : ?


1. novel
2. glass
3. cover
4. page

76. `Blot` is to `Stain` in the same way as `Lean` is to


1. Lone
2. Clean
3. Slender
4. Learn
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77. SKEIN : YARN
1. squeeze : lemon
2. fire : coal
3. ream : paper
4. tree : lumber

78. SLAPSTICK : LAUGHTER


1. fallacy : dismay
2. genre : mystery
3. satire : anger
4. mimicry : tears
5. horror : fear

79. INTEREST : OBSESSION


1. mood : feeling
2. weeping : sadness
3. dream : fantasy
4. plan : negation
5. highlight : indication

80. The question is a pair of CAPITALISED words followed by five pairs of words. Choose the pair of
words which best expresses the relationship similar to that expressed in the capitalised pair.

CHAGRIN : VEXATION

1. Embarrass : Dishonor
2. Mortification : Chastisement
3. Penitence : Sin
4. Contrition : Peccadillo
5. Teeter : Totter

81. Directions: Identify the part having an error. If no part has an error, mark (5).
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1. He
2. rarely ever
3. goes to see
4. his parents

82. Directions: Identify the part having an error. If no part has an error, mark (5)

1. The two brothers


2. were quarrelling
3. with
4. one another

83. Directions: Identify the part having an error. If no part has an error, mark (5).

1. None of them
2. have reported
3. the matter
4. so far

84. Directions: Identify the part having an error. If no part has an error, mark (5)

1. He gave
2. me
3. a gun
4. to shoot

85. Directions: Identify the part having an error.

1. She has
2. no affection
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3. even with
4. her own children

86. Directions: Identify the part having an error. If no part has an error, mark (5).

1. He
2. talks
3. like
4. his father does

87. Directions: Identify the part having an error.

1. Neither the manager


2. nor
3. his staff were present
4. in the dinner party

88. Directions: Identify the part having an error.

1. He
2. considers
3. me as
4. his sister

89. Directions: Identify the part having an error. If no part has an error, mark (5).

1. Where
2. does
3. this road
4. lead?
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90. Directions: Identify the part having an error.

1. You
2. look
3. much handsome
4. Now

91. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

She was waiting for you ____ the table this morning.

1. on
2. at
3. for
4. With

92. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

Send the letter ____ post ____ my Ludhiana address.

1. in, at
2. by, at
3. through, on
4. in, for

93. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical or idiomatic sentence.

His income is not adequate _________ his wants.


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1. for
2. with
3. in
4. To

94. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

Pandit Ravi Shankar excels ____ playing the sitar.

1. at
2. in
3. with
4. On

95. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

I am not concerned ____ him ____ that business.

1. for; with
2. with; in
3. with; about
4. about; in

96. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

There was no agreement ____ the great powers ____ a treaty to ban nuclear weapons.

1. in, about
2. among, on
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3. between, about
4. in, over

97. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

____ the last fortnight, I have noticed that you have been keeping away ____ the English class.

1. During, from
2. Within, in
3. In, during
4. Over, from

98. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

He made ____ the thief.

1. at
2. up
3. off
4. After

99. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

You must dispense ____ his services.

1. of
2. off
3. at
4. With
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100. Directions: Select the correct word or phrase to complete a grammatical and idiomatic
sentence.

____ the house tops the kite flew until it got lost ____ the clouds.

1. Above, in
2. From, in
3. On, among
4. Over, among

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