English Language-Paragraph Completion (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 33 - 42 of 45

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Passage

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.

Question number: 33 (4 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________ (5) ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sell

b.

eat

c.

give

d.

buy

Question number: 34 (5 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________ (1) ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

into

b.

to

c.

from

d.

for

Question number: 35 (6 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________ (6) ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

taking

b.

getting

c.

sitting

d.

making

Question number: 36 (7 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________ (8) ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

into

b.

on

c.

out

d.

in

Question number: 37 (8 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________ (7) ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

but

b.

taking

c.

or

d.

go

Passage

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.

Someone ________86________ at the door. A lady opened it. A stranger was standing at the________87________. He said, ’Madam, please excuse me ________88________. May I ask you something? I________89________ by your house everyday on my way to work, I have________90________ that every day you hit your son on his head with a loaf of bread’. The lady replied, ’Yes, that’s ________91________. The stranger asked, ’This morning, I saw you ________92________ him with a chocolate, why________93________? The lady replied, “Today is his birthday, therefore I hit him with a sweet thing. ′

Question number: 38 (1 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________91________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Surprising

b.

Obvious

c.

Right

d.

Clear

Question number: 39 (2 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________89________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Watch

b.

Pass

c.

Wait

d.

Stand

Question number: 40 (3 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________90________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Noticed

b.

Surprised

c.

Felt

d.

Decided

Question number: 41 (4 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________87________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Door

b.

Compound

c.

Fence

d.

Gate

Question number: 42 (5 of 8 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Fill in the blanks at ________86________

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Knocked

b.

Looked

c.

Pointed

d.

Moved

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