In each question, there are five sentences. Each has a pair of words that are italicised and highlighted. From the italicised and highlighted words, select themost appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate the words, which may e selected to correctly complete the set of sentences. From the options given, choose themost appropriate one

It is relevant to point out that the emphasis (A) / emphasize (B) on a single external examination has heavily influenced the learning process, tailoring it almost entirely to score marks.

With recent job cuts, Kate is apprehensive (A) / confident (B) about losing her job.

The Centre must address the concerns of the trade as well as of those who suspect (A) / inspect (B) the notification is a part of a Machiavellian plot to influence and curb food choices.

A BAA Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B AAA Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C BAB Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D BBB Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


I – A. noun will be used. Emphasis is a noun whereas emphasize is a verb. II – A. Apprehensive means to be scared of and confident means to be sure about. In this sentence, losing job is being talked about thus one is apprehensive not confident on this matter. III- A. Suspect means doubt whereas inspect means to check thoroughly.

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