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mitment to the cricket team.
D. Some of players chose to disrespect Mr.
Bickram; fortunately, he will remain to coach
the cricket team.
7. With the number of vehicles on the road daily, it has
become increasingly difficult to get from one point to
the next without spending hours in traffic.
A. The number of vehicles on the road daily
makes it difficult to get from one point to
the next, without spending hours in traffic.
B. It has become increasingly difficult to get
from one location to the next, because of
the number of vehicles on the road and the
C. Getting from one point to the next has be-
come a challenge because of the number of
vehicles on the road daily.
D. It would be extremely difficult to get from
one location to the next without spending
hours in traffic.
8. European Countries such as Germany and Britain are
struggling to deal with the influx of immigrants, who
are seeking asylum from their war-torn countries in
Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A. Germany and Britain, as well as other Euro-
pean Countries are struggling to deal with-
the influx of migrants coming from the
war-torn countries of Syria, Afghanistan and
B. The number of immigrants seeking asylum
from war-torn Syria, Afghanistan and Pak-
istan has caused great concern for the Euro-
pean Countries of Germany and Britain.
C. The influx of migrants seeking asylum from
war-torn Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan
have caused a struggle for the European
Countries of Germany and Britain.
D. The European Countries of Germany and
Britain are struggling to deal with the influx
of immigrants seeking asylum, from the
war-torn countries of Syria, Afghanistan and
9. Perhaps it would be best not to confront her on the
issue, but rather to give her an opportunity to address
the matter when she is comfortable to do so.
A. Do not confront her on the issues. Give her
an opportunity to address the matter when
she is comfortable to address it.
B. When she is comfortable to address the
matter she will do so. It is not prudent to
tackle her on the issue now.
C. It would probably be best not to confront
her on the issue, but to allow her the oppor-
tunity to address the matter when she is
able to do so.
D. Confronting her on the issue at this time,
when she may not be able to respond, is not
the best solution.
10. While citizens of the United States braced for strong
winds and rain, Hurricane Erika ravaged the
Caribbean causing severe damage to Dominica.
A. Citizens of the Unites States braced for
strong winds and rain, while Hurricane Erika
caused severe damage to Dominica.
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully. Select from the
four options given, the word or words which is best suited to
complete the sentence.
1. In the absence of information people often
.........................................., this leads to unnecessary fear and
2. Alvin's musical talent has enabled him to .......................... a
scholarship and to continue his studies in London.
3. The service manager has promised to replace the com-
pressor and return the appliance today, however, I am
.............................. to believe he will renege on his agreement.
4. When financial planners speak about investment, the
........................ is often on building wealth.
5. Following the destruction of the establishment by fire,
the owners tried to ..................... the fears of the workers
by promising to reassign them, to another branch of
DIRECTION: Read the sentences carefully. Each sentence
has four options, review the options and select the one that
is CLOSEST in meaning to the original sentence.
6. Some of the players have disrespected Mr. Bickram,
but due to his commitment to the club, he will continue
to coach the cricket team.
A. Mr. Bickram has decided to coach the team, in
spite of the disrespect shown to him by some
of the players.
B. Despite being disrespected by some of the
players, Mr. Bickram will continue to coach the
cricket team, due to his commitment to the
C. The players have disrespected Mr. Bickram,
but due to his loyalty, he will honour his com-
B. While the United States prepared for strong
winds and rain, the Caribbean was ravaged
by Hurricane Erika, which caused severe
damage to Dominica.
C. Hurricane Erika ravaged Dominica causing se-
vere damage to the Caribbean. At the same
time, the United States was preparing for
strong winds and rain.
D. As the United States prepared for bad
weather, Dominica and the Caribbean were
ravaged by Hurricane Erika.
DIRECTION: Read the following sentences carefully. No
sentence contains more than one error. Some of the sen-
tences are incorrect because of grammar, vocabulary or
idiom. Identify the part of the sentence which is incorrect
and select the letter which corresponds with your answer. If
the sentence is appropriate as it stands mark your answer D.
11. Between you and I, we can generate enough revenue
to meet our yearly expenditure. No Error
12. The details surrounding the generator's
disappearance remain a mystery to the maintenance
staff. No Error
13. Members of the society, have pledged to donate
the number of, Fifty Thousand Dollars, to assist in
building a home for disadvantaged youth. No Error
14. Having completed her primary school, Genevieve is
eager to commence her secondary education.
15. After several days of little activity, the fishermen
returned to the village with boats load of Red
Snapper, King Fish and Tuna. No Error
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully then select the
word that is NEAREST in meaning to underlined word in the
16. Cooperative Societies are not as prevalent today, as
they were in earlier times.
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