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228. The plane will take off when the    238. The chef was wondering _____.               Directions (247–251) : In the
      thunderstorm ______.                     (1) when to brush his teeth          following questions sentences are given
      (1) stops         (2) stopped                                                 with blanks to be filled in with an
                                               (2) what to p repare fo r the
      (3) would stop (4) will stop                                                  appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
                                                   important dinner                 are suggested for each question.
229. When the doctor _____, the
                                               (3) how to wash the dishes           Choose the correct alternative out of
      patient was already ______.
                                               (4) when to take the dog for a       the four.
      (1) arrived ; died
                                                   walk                                           (SSC Higher Secondary Level
      (2) arrived ; dead                                                                           Data Entry Operator & LDC
      (3) arrive ; dead                  239. I have b rought some bo oks
                                                                                                Exam. 28.11.2010 IInd sitting)
      (4) arriving ; dying                     _______, you to examine.
                                                                                    247. He was accused of bringing
230. Age and experience________                (1) to            (2) for                  money into the country in _____
      wisdom to man.                           (3) with          (4) over                 of foreign exchange rules.
      (1) bring                          240. The speaker did not properly                (1) anticipation
      (2) have brought                         space out his speech, but went             (2) compensation
      (3) are bringing                         on _______ one point only.                 (3) perpetration
      (4) brings                               (1) stressing     (2) avoiding             (4) violation
231. He drove from Maharashtra                                                      248. One of the players forgot to ___.
                                               (3) devoting      (4) decrying
      _____      Karnataka without                                                        (1) turn up for practice
      stopping to rest.                  241. The usher showed us _____.
                                                                                          (2) run away from school
      (1) is            (2) to                 (1) how to take photographs                (3) buy shoes for the exam
      (3) into          (4) towards            (2) where to sit                           (4) bring his books for the match
232. If you litter, you _____ to pay a         (3) when to comb our hair            249. Today students should be
      fine.                                    (4) how to dance                           reconciled _____ the way things
      (1) will have     (2) would have         Directions (242-246) : In the              are changing.
      (3) will had      (4) would had    following questions sentences are given          (1) with           (2) to
233. Most animals which are              with blanks to be filled in with an              (3) for            (4) at
      nocturnal have a sharper ____      appropriate word(s). Four alternatives     250. The country’s economic growth
      at night, than in the morning.     are suggested for each question.                 was adversely _____ by political
      (1) vision        (2) sight        Choose the correct alternative out of            instability.
      (3) view          (4) eye          the four.                                        (1) reflected      (2) effected
234. If I were ____, I wouldn’t accept                (SSC Higher Secondary Level         (3) affected       (4) expected
      such treatment,                                  Data Entry Operator & LDC
                                                                                    251. The agenda for the meeting is
      (1) him           (2) them                      Exam. 27.11.2010 Ist sitting)
                                                                                          _____ the notice.
      (3) he            (4) one          242. The explosion that ___________              (1) forwarded in
                                               the bus killed twelve people .             (2) subscribed to
235. I know to ____ you are alluding.
                                               (1) wrecked       (2) deflated             (3) enclosed with
      (1) who           (2) which
                                               (3) stalled       (4) hindered             (4) delivered as
      (3) where         (4) whom
                                         243. There was some ___ _______                   Directions (252 – 261) : In the
236. Each man and each woman ____
                                               between the member’s version         following questions, setences are given
      a vote.
                                               and the committee’s version.         with blanks to be filled in with an
      (1) have          (2) has
                                               (1) discourse     (2) discrepancy    appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
      (3) can           (4) must
                                               (3) certainty     (4) recurrence     are suggested for each question.
     Directions (237 – 241) : In the
                                         244. We have talked a lot ; now let us     Choose the correct alternative out of
following questions, sentences are                                                  the four.
given with blanks to be filled in with         ________ to work.
                                               (1) get down      (2) set off              (SSC Stenographer (Grade "C" & "D")
an appropriate word(s). Four
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alternatives are suggested for each            (3) take off      (4) sit up
                                                                                     252. We shall go for a picnic if the
question. Cho ose the correct            245. The life-guard would not let the             weather _____ good.
alternative out of the four.                   children _________ at the deep
                                                                                           (1) is           (2) was
             (SSC Higher Secondary Level       end of the pool.
              Data Entry Operator & LDC                                                    (3) has been     (4) had been
                                               (1) swims         (2) swim
                       Exam. 27.11.2010)                                             253. Mr. and Mrs. Joshi go for a ____
                                               (3) swam          (4) to swim
                                                                                           walk just before dinner.
237. You may bring your dog where        246. The audi ence watched the                    (1) vibrant      (2) brisk
      _______.                                 clowns _________ their act.
                                                                                           (3) vivacious    (4) slow
      (1) you have to pay                      (1) performs
                                                                                     254. _____ weight gain or weight loss
      (2) there is no water                    (2) perform
                                                                                           is not good for your body.
                                               (3) performed
      (3) pets are allowed                                                                 (1) Explosive (2) Expressive
                                               (4) are performing
      (4) pets can sleep                                                                   (3) Extensive (4) Excessive
                                                         SEE–443