E023 English Usage

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 87

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Proper usage of the English language


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  • 1. 
    I met my friend _______ the birth day party.
    • A. 

      At

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      Around

  • 2. 
    We haven't visited South ______ 2007.
    • A. 

      Since

    • B. 

      From

    • C. 

      For

    • D. 

      About

  • 3. 
    There was only _______ air in his cycle tyre but he could ride it slowly.
    • A. 

      A little

    • B. 

      Little

    • C. 

      A few

    • D. 

      Few

  • 4. 
    After beating him up I regretted that _______
    • A. 

      I should not have done so.

    • B. 

      I ought not to have done so.

    • C. 

      I must not do so.

    • D. 

      I may not have done so.

  • 5. 
    Those people were tenacious and never ______ their efforts.
    • A. 

      Gave up

    • B. 

      Taken

    • C. 

      Taking up

    • D. 

      Given up

  • 6. 
    He completd his job well before the deadline because he felt quite  ___________ 
    • A. 

      Entertained

    • B. 

      Exhilarated

    • C. 

      Expended

    • D. 

      Exhausted

  • 7. 
    My uncle and his family are supposed to  ____________ India next year.
    • A. 

      To have visited

    • B. 

      Would be visiting

    • C. 

      Be visiting

    • D. 

      Visited

  • 8. 
    The Secretary to the Ministry of Finance is _______ by the Government.
    • A. 

      Elected

    • B. 

      Voted

    • C. 

      Appointed

    • D. 

      Represented

  • 9. 
    That fat hen _______ more than 100 eggs in the last month.
    • A. 

      Lay

    • B. 

      Laid

    • C. 

      Lied

    • D. 

      Lain

  • 10. 
    Our trip ______  postponed to next week.
    • A. 

      Has been

    • B. 

      Had been

    • C. 

      Was being

    • D. 

      Ought be

  • 11. 
    Your mother does not like eggs, _________
    • A. 

      Didn't she?

    • B. 

      Doesn't she?

    • C. 

      Does she?

    • D. 

      Isn't it ?

  • 12. 
    On seeing the little lamb crossing the track, the engine driver suddenly ________
    • A. 

      Breaked

    • B. 

      Broke

    • C. 

      Braked

    • D. 

      Broken up

  • 13. 
    I often ___ money to my servants.
    • A. 

      Save

    • B. 

      Fend

    • C. 

      Borrow

    • D. 

      Lend

  • 14. 
    If we do not speak ____ what is in our mind, it could lead to unresolved stress.
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      About

    • C. 

      Out

    • D. 

      On

  • 15. 
    We could not figure ____ out what was the issue with the clock.
    • A. 

      Up

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      Out

    • D. 

      Over

  • 16. 
    Three little boys ________ in the park when the school bell rang.
    • A. 

      Swung

    • B. 

      Was swinging

    • C. 

      Were swinging

    • D. 

      Are swinging

  • 17. 
    A barking dog seldom _______
    • A. 

      Bites

    • B. 

      Bit

    • C. 

      Has bitten

    • D. 

      Could bite

  • 18. 
    The clock just ______ ten when the visitors turned up in our house.
    • A. 

      Strikes

    • B. 

      Struck

    • C. 

      Has stricken

    • D. 

      Stricken

  • 19. 
    My dog can _____  a whole chicken in one gulp.
    • A. 

      Giggle in

    • B. 

      Gobble up

    • C. 

      Goggle up

    • D. 

      Gather in

  • 20. 
    The neuro surgeon visits there every ______ day.
    • A. 

      Alternative

    • B. 

      Alternate

    • C. 

      Another

    • D. 

      Few