Thursday, 19 September 2013

Words Usage--- Same word used as different parts of speech.----Exercises For Practice--Exercise no. 1. 2.3 & 4.

Exercises of ‘Same word used as different parts of speech.’


Exercise No. SWS-1.


Pick out the sentence out of the followings with wrong use of the same (italicized)  word used in these sentences.


1. Our party is on sound footing now.

2. You should avoid sounding horn of the vehicle near a hospital.

3.His financial position does not sound me well these days.

4.The manager had already sounded the boss against  this danger.

5. Sound sleep is very essential for good health.

6. When I visited him in the morning, he was sound asleep.

7. All the birds flew away at the sound of gunfire.

8. All sentences are correct.

9. All sentences are incorrect.

Answer:  8



Exercise No. SWS-2.


Pick out the sentence out of the followings with wrong use of the same (italicized)  word used in these sentences.


1. Make haste lest you should miss  the bus.

2. I do not know of which make this watch is.

3. Practice does make a man perfect.

4. The teacher advised the students that two and two make four.

4. These days many plastic goods are made out of recyclable material.

5. The departing boss made an emotional speech in his farewell party.

6. All the politicians make false commitments during election days.

7. She made a circular sign with her hands but I could not make out of it.

8. He requested me to make room for some more persons on the bench.

9. His arrogant behavior made him lose his reputation in the office.

10.We made him realize his folly in this episode.

11. They discussed the issue at length but could not make any decision.

12.What  made you think that you were in a  losing position?

13.  All the sentences are correct.

14. All the sentences are incorrect.


Answer:  13


  

Exercise No. SWS-3.



Pick out the sentence out of the followings with wrong use of the same (italicized)  word used in these sentences.


1. The child fell down head along from the tree.

2. Both the parties were heading towards a collision against each other.

4. Ahead of festival season , prices of essential goods are  likely to rise.

5. He was appointed head of the institution.

6.Our party is headed by a  very seasoned leader.

7. He tried to hit at the head of the nail but missed it.

8. This meeting was attended by the heads of all the departments.

9. The farmer  purchased ten head of cattle.

10.During discussion his brother went off his head. (to go irrational0

11. If he refuses to cooperate I shall go over his head and speak to his boss.(to bypass someone & complain to the senior)

12.He fell head over heels  in love with her.

13. His name appeared at the head of the list of successful candidates.

14. The procession was heading towards the residence of the leader. 

14.  All the sentences are correct.

15. All the sentences are incorrect



Answer:  14


Exercise No. SWS-4.




Pick out the sentence out of the followings with wrong use of the same

(italicized)  word used in these sentences.


1. The villagers sunk a well in the village.

2. He did not go to office as he is not feeling well today.

3. His plans will not work well here.

4. The villagers purified the well water with a chemical.

5. Our boss is a  well of  information.

6. Her mother was so emotional that tears welled up in her eyes.

7. The fountain welled a steam of clear water  into the basin below.

8.Fear of being insecure welled up inside her.

9. Her daughter not being well could not fare well in the examination.

10.The proceedings of the meeting went very well.

11. Does one need to be very rich to live well?

12. The host treated all the guests very well.

13.Bothmothe and baby are doing well now.

14. I was  well prepared for the examination.

15. His speech was well prepared.

16.He teased her and she did not take it well.

17. John as well as Smith has gone to the market.

18. It would be as well to consult some other doctor also before you get  
     treatment in this hospital.

19. If he wants to accompany us, well and good, but he will have to share
      the money.

20. The teacher shouted from his seat, “Well done , Boys!”.

21. The doctor said to the patient,”Get well soon.”

22. All the sentences are correct.

23. All the sentences are incorrect.


Answer:  22.






Exercise No. SWS-5.


Pick out the sentence out of the followings with wrong use of the same (italicized)  word used in these sentences.


1.The authorities brought all the culprits to book.

2.His life is like an open book for all.

3. The cashier managed to cook books to conceal his irregularities.

4. Mr. Smith is in good books of his boss.

5. He  always remains busy in his studies and his friends call him a book worm.

6.Robin booked his luggage through train.

7.Books are my sole companions.

8.Some books are to be tasted, some to be chewed and some  to be swallowed.

9. The young man was booked under the charges of theft.


10. All the sentences are correct.

11. All the sentences are incorrect.




Answer:  10.



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