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Question 23

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Use the following words in sentences so as to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the word. No credit will be given for a vague or ambiguous sentence.

Nefarious (2 mark)

Question 24

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Correct the following sentences without changing their meaning. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence.

Flying on the northern part of India we could see the peak of the Everest. (1 mark)

Question 25

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Write a paragraph in about 200 words on any one of the following expressions/statements. (10 mark)

A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.

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This literally means that if you have one bird in your hand be content with it. Don՚t try to grab the two birds in the bush because you are not sure whether you will get both or not. In the process of trying to grab the birds in the bush you might end up losing the one in your hand too. So always be happy with what you have and don՚t be avaricious.…

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Question 26

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Correct the following sentences without changing their meaning. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence.

Neither the officer nor his PS were in the office. (1 mark)

Question 27

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Use the following homonyms in sentences so as to bring out the difference in meaning clearly without changing the form.

Device vs Devise (2 Mark)