Competitive Exams: English Grammar Questions (Practice-Test 3 of 5)

Directions: In the following passage (156 to 165), some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what itis about. Then fill in the blanks with the help ofthe alternatives given Mark your answer in the Answer-Sheet. PASSAGE (Q. NOS. 156 − 165) Almost every full moon night, the officialsin Andaman and Nicobar Islands take part in cautions ritual. The tribesmen watch from a safe distance as the officials 156 the island in a boat 157 gifts for them. The islanders come 158 hesitantly only after the officials 159 dumped the coconuts brought 160 them onto the beach and begin 161 away from their small island. On some nights the tribals even 162 up enough courage to swim upto a few feet 163 from the boat. The officials maintain that they do 164 want to interfere with the way of life of the tribals. The islands 165 heavily on the mainland for most goods.

  1. Which is correct

    1. approach

    2. depart

    3. present

    4. absent

  2. Which is correct

    1. coming

    2. leaving

    3. carrying

    4. relieving

  3. Which is correct

    1. forward

    2. backward

    3. sides

    4. upward

  4. Which is correct

    1. has

    2. have

    3. had

    4. be

  5. Which is correct

    1. by

    2. to

    3. in

    4. for