For the statement given below, mark the part of the statement that contains an error. If there is no error mark choice d. From 1982 to 1990 sales of good quality paper (I) have increased between five (II)and ten per cent annually (III)
Here, focus is on the sales of good quality paper that should be the subject of the sentence. Since the period of time covered began and ended in the past, the verb should be in the simple past tense (increased) and not in present perfect (have increased)
Choose the word which is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capitals SQUALID
Squalid - Extremely dirty and unpleasant, dirty, filthy Fervid - Emotional, jealous Florid - Having a rosy or pal red color Pristine- Clean and fresh as new Extraneous- not belonging to (a thing), additional, foreign
So the word suited as antonym of squalid is pristine
In the present-day world, no individual or organization even
think to plough a lonely furrow.
The best meaning for the underlined phrase above is:
do without the help of others
Meaning of the phrase-: Follow a course of action in which one is isolated or in which one can act independently.
Choose the appropriate option to fill in the following sentence.
The plane _______ by the time we arrive at the airport in this slow traffic.
will have landed
will have been landing
will have been landed
'will have landed' is Future Perfect Tense. Future Perfect Tense is used in those sentences where we need to explain an event or activity that will be completed in future by certain time. Those sentences where time expressions like - by the time(as given in this question), by then, by any date or by any year are used , we use Future Perfect Tense to explain the event.
Call the doctor at once.
Select the appropriate Passive voice for the above sentence.
Doctor be called at once.
Let the doctor be called at once.
Let us call the doctor at once.
At once the doctor be called.
whenever we are given any imperative sentence, to change it to passive voice we use 'LET' as - Let + Object + Be/Get + Past Participle. i.e. Let + the doctor + be + called at once . Imperative sentences are those sentences that shows command, request, advice or instruction. It typically begins with a verb. As in the given Question - "Call the doctor at once".
P and Q can do a work in 30 and 60 days respectively. They agreed to work together and finish the work for 1000 Rupees. But they worked only for 10 days. How much money should they together get ?
one day combined work of P and Q= 1/30+1/60 = 1/20. Thus P and Q can finish the work together in 20 days. But they have worked only for 10 days which means they have finished half of the job.
So they will be paid half of the money= 500 rs
If (4446)x + (2222)x = (10001)x then value of (2342)x - (1656)x = (?)x