NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension: Questions 252 - 258 of 816

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In the following passage there are some numbered blanks. Fill in the blanks by selecting the most appropriate word for each blank from the given options.

At markets or at country fairs in the old days, the customer had to be on guard against a dishonest trader. A housewife, for example, wanting ________ (1) ________ buy a live piglet might be ________ (2) ________ a discount if she bought ________ (3) ________ packed one, tied up in a small sack ________ (4) ________ a poke. Anyone who agreed to ________ (5) ________ a pig in a poke was naturally ________ (6) ________ a risk. The pig might be ill ________ (7) ________ even dead: Or it might turn ________ (8) ________ to be not a piglet at all.

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Fill in the blanks at ________ (4) ________

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

said

b.

known

c.

called

d.

thought

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Fill in the blanks at ________ (1) ________

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Choice (4)Response

a.

from

b.

for

c.

to

d.

into

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Fill in the blanks at ________ (2) ________

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Choice (4)Response

a.

liked

b.

offered

c.

preferred

d.

served

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Fill in the blanks at ________ (5) ________

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Choice (4)Response

a.

eat

b.

give

c.

sell

d.

buy

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Fill in the blanks at ________ (7) ________

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Choice (4)Response

a.

but

b.

taking

c.

or

d.

go

Question number: 257

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Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blanks from the given alternatives.

The teacher spoke……. . to the students who were naughty.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

kindness

b.

kindly

c.

kind

d.

kindliness

Question number: 258

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Choose the word which best fills the blank from the following given options.

The pilot was……………injured, he died within half an hour.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

fatally

b.

vitally

c.

fatefully

d.

seriously

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