278. (A) he did not take revenge on              C.  before you                           (1) BDCA           (2) DACB
           Ravi                                   D.  read the manual                      (3) CBAD           (4) ACBD
      (B) though he had                           (1) BDCA           (2) DCAB         293. A.  I learned to walk and to talk
      (C) as he was magnanimous                   (3) ACBD           (4) CADB              B.  Time passed
      (D) done great harm to him             286. A.  are not allowed                      C.  I began to notice things
      (1) CABD               (2) ADCB             B.  to change to a different class       D.  I remember my mother with
      (3) BCAD               (4) DACB             C.  unless there is a special rea-           her pretty hair and youthful
 279. (A) can make Indian farmers ac-                 son                                      figure unlike Peggoty
           tive                                   D. students                              (1) DCBA           (2) BACD
      (B) growth of industries,                   (1) CDBA           (2) BADC              (3) ACDB           (4) DBAC
      (C) throughout the year                     (3) ACBD           (4) DABC         294. A.  I was about to examine the
      (D) in cities around the villages      287. A. she had taken a seat                      hull which formed on deck a
      (1) BADC               (2) CADB             B. I put a woollen rug                       kind of horizon platform.
      (3) DCAB               (4) BDAC             C. after                                 B.  Daybreak appeared.
     Directions (280-299) : In the fol-           D. over her knees                        C.  Suddenly, I felt it gradually
lowing questions, the passage/sen-                (1) ADBC           (2) CDAB                  sinking.
tence is split into four parts and named          (3) CABD           (4) BACD              D.  The morning mists surround-
A, B, C and D. These four parts are                                                            ed us, but they soon cleared
                                             288. A. undoubtedly to be
not given in their proper order. Read                                                          off.
                                                  B. our aim
the sentence and find out which of the
                                                  C. it ought                              (1) CABD           (2) ABDC
four combinations is correct. Then find
                                                  D. to raise the minds of the na-         (3) DBAC           (4) BDAC
the correct answer.
         (SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi          tives                               295. A.  It came upon me and buried
                Police SI Exam. 28.09.2014        (1) CABD           (2) DBAC                  me deep in its own body and
                           (TF No. 482 RN 5)      (3) ADCB           (4) BADC                  carried me swiftly towards
280. A. explained angrily                    289. A. indeed                                    the sea.
      B. the bricklayer                           B. that he might have passed             B.  I soon found it impossible to
      C. leaving the site                         C. he was                                    avoid it.
      D. his reasons for                          D. so eloquent                           C.  I saw the sea come after me
      (1) BADC              (2) DCAB              (1) BADC           (2) DACB                  as high as a great hill and as
                                                                                               furious as an enemy.
      (3) CBAD              (4) ADCB              (3) ABDC           (4) CDAB
281. A. which had some                                                                     D.  I got upon my feet and en-
                                             290. A. She arrived where Gerard’s
                                                      branch started.                          deavoured to make towards
      B. had no use
                                                                                               the land as fast as possible
      C. I found a firm                           B. His heart stood still.
                                                                                               before another wave should
      D. components for which they                C. The bear was mou nting
      (1) DACB              (2) CADB                  steadily uphill.
                                                                                           (1) DCBA           (2) ADBC
      (3) BDAC              (4) CBDA              D. But then he thanked God.
                                                                                           (3) CBAD           (4) BADC
282. A. the most suitable materials               (1) BCDA           (2) ABCD
                                                                                      296. A.  At first glance all I could dis-
      B. because that is                          (3) CABD           (4) DCAB
                                                                                               cern was a massive stone ta-
      C. it of wood                          291. A. While a student in London he
                                                                                               ble running down its length.
      D. we made                                      began to take an interest in
                                                      contemporary politics.               B.  This apartment was not near-
      (1) CADB              (2) ACBD                                                           ly so well lighted as the vast
      (3) DCBA              (4) BADC              B. Wells was a British author
                                                      and one of the earliest writ-            stalactite ante-cave.
283. A. get some peace                                                                     C.  I stared down the passage
                                                      ers of science fiction.
      B. he left home                                                                          and found myself in a gloomy
                                                  C. But he later received a schol-
      C. his parents could                            arship to study science in               apartment some 20 feet long,
      D. in order that                                London.                                  which in some past age had
      (1) BDCA              (2) CBDA              D. He came from a lower mid-                 been hollowed out by hand
      (3) DCAB              (4) ADCB                  dle-class family and was ap-             out of the mountain.
284. A. coal as a fuel                                prentice to a draper at the age      D.  Next, I discovered a brown
      B. in place of wood                             of fifteen.                              thing seated on the table in
      C. during this period                       (1) ADCB           (2) BDCA                  the centre.
      D. people were beginning to use             (3) BCAD           (4) ACBD              (1) BADC           (2) CBAD
      (1) CDAB              (2) DCAB         292. A. tends to create havoc                 (3) DABC           (4) ABDC
      (3) BDAC              (4) ACDB              B. even in small quantities         297. A.  At last, having used up every
285. A. try to use the camera                     C. the regular use of alcohol                tower, they wrote ‘H. East’
      B. carefully                                D. in many organs of the body                and ‘T. Brown’ on the minute
                                                                                               hand of the great clock.