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Q1

The poet drew on his fancy not his knowledge of Nature, when he Wrote his poem on birds.

(a)used his understanding

(b)used his knowledge

(c)used his imagination

(d)used his skill

 

Q2

The foolish young man soon made ducks and drakes of the vast property his father left him.

(a)squandered

(b)distributed

(c)spent

(d)gave in charity

Q3

I don’t think the law will interfere with us as we are just trying to turn an honest penny.

(a)make a legitimate living

(b)make a good living

(c)have dealings in white money

(d)become more honest

Q4

to smell a rat

(a)to experience bad smell

(b)to misunderstand

(c)to see a hidden meaning

(d)to suspect a trick

Q5

The story of the train accident as narrated by one of the survivors made my flesh creep.

(a)thrilled me

(b)horrified me

(c)excited me

(d)frightened me

Q6.

His failure at the election has been a sore point with him for a long time.

(a)something which hurts

(b)something that brings fear to

(c)something memorable for

(d)something pleasurable to

Q7.

My repeated attempts to get refund from the civic authorities were of no avail.

(a)unsuccessful

(b)postponed

(c)useless

(d)delayed

Q8

to turn a deaf ear

(a)to be hard of hearing

(b)to be indifferent

(c)to be attentive

(d)to be obstinate

Q9

At last the rioters fell back.

(a)fell on the ground

(b)yielded

(c)ran back

(d)turned back

Q10.

In high spirits

(a)full of hope and enthusiasm

(b)under tremendous stress

(c)under the Influence of liquor

(d)mentally deranged

Q11

to show a clean pair of heels

(a)to hide

(b) to escape

(c) to pursue

(d) to follow

Q12

yeoman’s service

(a)medical help

(b)excellent work

(c)social work

(d)hard work

 

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