Saturday, 10 August 2013

Exercise 2 and 3 : Misused words




EXERCISE NO.  2.

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. No  body can……………….(1.altar/2.alter) my decision.

B..He did not …………..(3.accept/4.except) my advice.

C. The doctor gave a piece of…………….(5. Advise/6.Advice) to the patient.

D. The increasing unemployment in India has a…………. (7.casual/ 8.causal) effect on unrest among the youth.

E. Doctors are famous for their………..(9.eligible/10.illegible) handwriting. 




EXERCISE NO. 3.

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. My house is………(1.farther/2.further) from my  school than that of John.

B. The labourer was carrying two ……..(3.bails/4.bales) of cotton.

C.The chairman did not give his………(5.ascent/6.assent) to the proposal.

D. With the intervention of the sarpanch, an………. (7.amiable / 8.amicable)  settlement of the dispute could be  possible.

E. His brother has no………(9.access/10.excess) to the minister.









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