Look at the examples given below : 71. (2) incredible will replace incredulous because –
I had written the letter before you came home. incredulous (Adj.) : not willing or not able to believe
I wish I had been brave enough. something
Hence, that we had enjoyed very much is the right incredible (Adj.) : unbelievable; very difficult to believe
usage. Look at the examples given below :
65. (1) hard will replace hardly because – It was an incredible story.
hardly (Adv.) : almost no/not/none but There was a brief, incredulous silence.
hard (Adj.) : needing/using effort. Hence, it is incredible to think is the right usage
Look at the examples given below : 72. (2) non-flammable will replace inflammable because –
It is a hard shovelling snow. inflammable (Adj.) : liable to catch fire easily
There is hardly any tea left. non-flammable (Adj.) : not likely to burn easily
Hence, John is working very hard is the right us- Look at the examples given below :
age. We should always use clothes that are non-flammable.
66. (1) has eaten will replace ate because – These gases are highly inflammable.
Since is used with the Present/Past Perfect Tense Hence, non-inflammable clothing is the right usage
that indicates a time from the past until a later past 73. (1) besides will replace beside because –
time, or until now beside (Prep.) : at the side of and
Look at the examples given below : besides (Prep.) : in addition to; apart from
I haven’t eaten since breakfast. Look at the examples given below :
He has been working in a bank since leaving school. He sat beside her all night.
Hence, He has eaten is the right usage We have lots of things in common besides music
67. (3) a will be used before glimmer because – Hence, Besides food is the right usage.
when you mention something for the first time, we 74. (1) from will be used before chicken pox because –
use a/an (Indef. Art.). Suffer (Verb) is followed by from (Prep.)
Look at the examples given below : Look at the examples given below :
I have a problem. He suffers from asthma. (ü)
Do you have a solution to this ? He suffers asthma. (×)
Hence, a glimmer of hope for the malarial research- Hence, Adults suffering from chicken pox is the
ers is the right usage right usage
68. (3) what I wanted will replace what do I want be- 75. (2) practise will replace practice because –
cause – practice is a Noun and practise is a Verb.
in Indirect Speech, an interrogative sentence is con- practice (Noun) : a habit; a repeated exercise
verted into Assertive Sentence in which the Subject practise (Verb) : to do frequently; carry out an action
is used before the Verb. Look at the examples given below :
Look at the examples given below : It was his practice to walk five miles every day.
She said, “When will they come ?” (Direct Speech) She practises the piano daily.
̄ ̄ Hence, had to practise for several hours a day is
the right usage
76. (2) foreword will replace forward because –
She asked when they would come ?” (Indirect Speech)
a foreword, is a short introduction at the beginning
of a book written by somebody other than the author.
Look at the examples given below :
She said to her brother, “Why are you crying ?” (D.S)
He was asked to write a foreword for her book.
̄ ̄ They ran forward to welcome her.
Verb Subject Hence, to write a fore word is the right usage
She asked her brother why he was crying ?” (I.S) 77. (1) compliment will replace complement because –
̄ ̄ compliment (Verb) : to express admiration of; con-
Subject Verb gratulate
Hence, and asked me what I wanted is the right usage complement (Verb) : to add to/make complete
69. (2) is will replace are because – If one thing complements another, the two things
The ebb and flow refers to a single Subject, So the increase each other’s good qualities when they are
Verb will be Singular. brought together.
Look at the examples given below : If you compliment someone, you tell him that you
The crown and glory of life is character. admire him.
The horse and carriage is waiting at the gate. Look at the examples given below :
70. (4) No error They complimented on the way I looked.