Saturday, 10 August 2013

Commonly Misused words - Exercise 10, 11, 12




EXERCISE NO. 10.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.


A. A soldier has a robust ……(1. physique / 2.physic).

B. Boys…….(3.practice/4. practise )  playing cricket in the ground.

C. The cat pounced upon its ……(5.pray/6.prey).

D. Sweat comes out of …… (7.pours/8.pores) in our skin.

E. (9.Peal/10.Peel) off these oranges.





EXERCISE NO. 11.

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.


A. He is not on the ……..(1.rolls/2.roles )of this office now.

B. The woman was wearing a ……..(3.veil/4.wail)on her face.

C.The doctor advised him not to take…..(5.yolk/6.yoke) of an egg.

D. Please keep……(7.quiet/8.quite).

E. Trespassers will be ….(9.persecuted/10.prosecuted).




Exercise No. 12

Choose the correct word (out of given options) to fill in the blank space in the following sentences to give it a meaningful form.


A. These boys belong to (1.respectable/2.respectful) families.B. Peace prevailed during the…(3.rein/4.reign) of this emperor.

C. They adopted another …..(5.rout/6.route) to reach the destination.D.He deals in ……(7.stationery/8.stationary )articles.

E. The child broke the window…..(9pane/10.pain).


Mention your answers in comments below