Directions (Q.Nos. 1-3) Select the appropriate prefix/suffix for the underlined word to fill in the blank.
Q1. Mr. Verma……… powered a lawyer to plead his case.
Q2. He lost his way because he was …. guided.
Q3. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves from bond…….
Directions (Q.Nos 4-6) In questions, the appropriate idiom from among those given to complete the sentences.
Q4. When I was a child, my mother …….. for wasting time in reading the comics.
(a) lost ground
(b) set her face against
(c) took me to task
(d) put me in mind
Q5. You may do this the way you like. I ……. the whole affair.
(a) keep off
(b) wash my hands of
(c) turn away from
(d) stand my ground in
Q6. You can depend upon her. She ……… of the whole matter.
(a) is over head and ears
(b) doesn’t have wind of
(c) made the most
(d) knows the ins and outs
Directions (Q.Nos. 7 -8) Identify the figure of speech used in the given sentences.
Q7. ‘Words are like leaves and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense is rarely found.’
(c) Transferred epithet
Q8. ‘Death lays his icy hands on kings’
Directions (Q.Nos. 9-10) Identify the part of speech of the underlined and bold words in the given sentences.
Q9. On account of his age, he was disqualified from the competition.
Q10. He has been asked to account for his conduct in the past week.
Sol. em powered
Sol. mis guided.
Sol. bond age.
Sol. Took me to task, scolded or reprimanded someone.
Sol. You may do this the way you like. I keep off the whole affair.
Sol. Knows the ins and outs. to know intricate details of a situation, decision or process.
Sol. Simile is the figure of speech.
Sol. Personification is the figure of speech.
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