Directions (Q. Nos. 61-65) : Identify the appropriate alternative from the given ones for filling in the given sentences. 61. The thief......... run away before the police came. (a) has (c) had (b) have (d) was
61. (c) The thief had run away before the police came. The sentence is in past tense. The past tense is a verd tense repressing activity, action state or being in the past
(a) who (c) how (b) whom (d) whose 63. (b) The (d) An (c) One
62. (a) Relative pronoun who is used for persons only. It may refer to a singular or plural pronoun. Hence option (a) is correct. Correct sentence- I know the man who wrote this letter. 63. (a) A dog is a faithful animal. A is used before a noun to refer to a single thing or person that has been mentioned before, especially when you are not referring to a particular thing or person.
64. A number of plays were written Shakespeare. (a) from (c) in He has been (a) sing (c) singing (b) of (d) by 65 for ten minutes. (b) sang (d) sung
64. (d) A number of plays were written by Shakespeare. This sentence is in passive voice. By preposition is used in passive voice. Hence option (d) is correct 65. (c) Main verb of present perfect continuous tense always followed by 'ing form' as- singin etc. So correct sentence- He has been singing for ten minutes. g/dancing
Directions (Q. Nos. 66-70) Read the following 0S. passage and answer the question. Again the annual exams were held and as chance would have it, again I passed and Bhai Sahib failed. I did not work very hard bus somehow managed to stand first in class. Bhai Sahib had put heart and soul into his work He had swallowed every singlc word of the coursc. He work so hard but still he failed. I felt sorry for him When the result was announced he burst into tears and I also began to cry. My joy at my success was halved
Between Bhai Sahib and me there now remained a gap of only one class. An evil thought sprang up within me, if Bhai Sahib failed another year I would be his equal. On what basis, then would he preach to me? But I forcibly thrust this thought from my heart. After all, he scolds me for my own good. By now Bhai Sahib had softened to a great extent. Several times, even on finding an opportunity to scold me. He showed great patience. I became more and more self willed and began to take advantage of his tolerance.
The writer stood first in his class in the exam (a) because he had worked very hard (b) because by chance he had managed to do so (c) becaise Bhai Sahib had helped him (d) because his teachers had helped hirm .
66. (b) Ist Para's second line proves that-The writer stood first in his class in the exam because by chance he had managed to do so
67. (a) Ist Para's fifth line proves that- The writer was sorry for Bhai Sahib because inspite of the hard work, Bhai Sahib failed.
68. (d) II Para's second line proves that- The evil thought sprang up within the writer is that if Bhai Sahib failed another year, I would be his equal, then he would not preach to me.
70. What was the result of Bhai Sahib's tolerance? (a) The writer became more and more self willetd (b) The writer became more hard working (c) The writer became more respectful towards Bhai Sahib (d) The writer began to scold Bhai Sahib
70. (a) Last Para's last line proves that-The result of Bhai Sahib's tolerance is that the writer became more and more self willed.