267. (2) Either _ or : Correlatives ® both elements (Vijay          appendix (Noun) : a section giving extra information
     and Vimal) are Singular ® the Verb will also be Singular       at the end of a book or document
     Hence, is is the right usage.                                  pointer (Noun) : a sign that something exists
268. (1) Use of Double Comparatives (more, funnier) is              mark (Noun) : a sign/indication
     incorrect.                                                279. (2) going (Present Cont.) ® talking about the future
     Hence, funnier is the right usage.                             Structure of the sentence will be as follows :
269. (2) one another (Pro.) : used when you are saying              Subject (you) + Verb + to be (are) + Present Participle
     that each member of a group (consisting of more than           (going)
     two) does something to or for the other people in the
                                                                    Here, going is the right usage.
                                                               280. (3) The structure of the sentence is such that it does not
  l We all try and help one another
                                                                    need any to-inf. formation before ‘than’ and after ‘than’.
     Hence, one another is the right usage.                         Gerund (ing-formation) on both sides will do the job.
270. (2) between (Prep.) : in/into the space/time separat-     281. (1) Gerund-painting is the right usage.
     ing two or more points, objects, people, etc.
                                                               282. (1) Simple Present Tense-finishes will be used ® the
     beside (Prep.) : next to/at the side of somebody/some-         first sentence is in Simple Present Tense.
                                                                    Here, finishes is the right usage.
     among (Prep.) : in the middle of somebody/something
                                                               283. (3) exceed (Verb) : to be more than a particular num-
     amidst (Prep.) : in the middle of /during something            ber or amount
     Here, between is the right usage.                              exceed and more than mean the same.
271. (3) Subject (advancements) is Plural. Hence, Plural            They cannot be used together.
     Verb-have will be used.
                                                                    Hence, exceed is the right usage.
     Here, have proved is the right usage.
                                                               284. (1) come across (Something) (Phr.V.) : to find some-
272. (1) limited (Adj.) : not very great in amount or extent        thing
     limiting (Adj.) : putting limits on what is possible           Here, come across is the right usage.
     limitless (Adj.) : without a limit ; very great           285. (3) giving something for a noble cause is donating
     Here, limited is the right usage.                              (Verb)
273. (4) No improvement                                             Hence, donating is the right usage.
     illegible (Adj.) % difficult or impossible to read.       286.(2) Present Perfect Continuous Tense (have been fish-
     ineligible (Adj.) % not having the necessary qualifica-        ing) is the right usage.
     tions to have or to do something                               The structure of the sentence is as follows :
     eligible (Adj.) % having the necessary qualifications to       Subject + Aux. V. (have) + Aux. V. (be) + Main V.
     have or to do something                                              ̄              ̄               ̄               ̄
     incorrigible (Adj.) % incurable ; having bad habits         The fishermen have                 been         fishing
     which cannot be changed/improved                          287. (3) subscribe (to something) (Phr. V.) : to pay an
                                                                    amount of money regularly in order to receive or use
274. (4) No improvement
     cited (Verb) : to mention something as a reason or an
                                                                    Hence, subscribe to is the right usage.
     example, or in order to support what you are saying
                                                               288.(4) No improvement
     sited (Verb) : to build or place something in a particu-
                                                                    if (Conj.) : used after wonder to introduce one of two
     lar position
                                                                    or more possibilities ; whether
     recited (Verb) : to say a poem, piece of literature, etc.
                                                                 l I wonder if I should wear a coat or not.
     that you have learnt, especially to an audience
                                                               289.(4) No improvement
     sighted (Verb) : to suddenly see something, especially
     something you have been looking for                            The Tense of the Verb remains unchanged.
275. (2) praise (Uncountable Noun) : can only be used in       290.(4) No improvement
     Singular. It takes much                                        likely (Adv.) : very probably (used to say that some-
     Hence, much praise is the right usage.                         thing is likely to happen)
276. (2) Structure of the sentence will be as follows :        291.(3) The sentence structure of Interrogative Sentenc-
                                                                    es in Indirect Speech is as follows :
     If + Past Tense (were), would + Inf. (sign)
                                                                    Subject + Reporting Verb+Wh-word + Object + Verb
     Time : present ; Tense : past, but we are talking about
     the present, now.                                                   ̄                ̄               ̄         ̄          ̄
     Imaginary condition ® Plural Verb-were will be used.                I             asked           where he was going
     Hence, If I were you is the right usage.                       Hence, where he was going is the right usage.
277. (2) astonished (Verb) agrees with at/by (Prep.)           292.(3) is about 10 kms away is the right usage.
     Hence, at (Prep.) is the right usage.                          away (Adv.) : to or at a distance from somebody/
                                                                    something in space or time
278. (4) No improvement
                                                                    from (Prep.) agrees with away
     index (Noun) : indication