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complete it with all the amenities you will enjoy.
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully, then select the
word that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word.
11. The spirit of the people of New Orleans can only be
described as tenacious, as they are still fighting to re-
build their lives, ten years post Hurricane Katrina.
12. It is folly to approach an investment of that magni-
tude without exercising due diligence.
13. They left on the premise that they would the pur-
chase supplies and return to the camp immediately.
14. In trying to deflect attention away from himself, he
implicated innocent persons in the process.
15. Various groups within the society are seeking to
eradicate discrimination by propagating policies that
DIRECTION: Read the sentences carefully. You will be re-
quired to reconstruct each sentence using one of the four
options given below. Remember when reconstructing the
sentences not to distort the original meaning.
16. The association has announced its president and vice
president for the new term.
Begin the sentence with: The president and vice presi-
A. Has announced
B. Has been announce
C. Have been announced
D. Was announced
17. As citizens, we need to become more involved in the
DIRECTION: In the following sentences, one of the under-
lined words may be misspelled. Identify the misspelled word
in each sentence based on the options given A, B, C. If no
error exists mark your answer D.
1. Extreme sports seem to be gaining momentum, as
thrill seekers become more acquainted with with
them. No Error
2. The degree programs curently offered at the
university are audited by the international body, at
two-year intervals. No Error
3. When the officer learnt what had ignited the quarrel
between the two men, he dismissed it as
trival. No Error
4. The CARICOM Observer Mission will witness the
Election Process, to ensure that it is free and fair and
without violence. No Error
5. Recognizing that they were going to be late for the
rehearsal, they telephone their tuitor to advise of the
delay. No Error
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully. You will be re-
quired to determine whether an error exists and if so identify
the type of error based on the four options given below. Se-
lect the option that BEST describes the sentence.
The options are as follows:-
A. The sentence contains grammatical errors or is
faulty in diction.
B. The sentence is too wordy or redundant.
C. The sentence contains clich s and or misused
D. The sentence is acceptable as it stands.
6. Imagine living in a space measuring 204 square feet?
This new concept in accommodation, which is common
in North America, is referred to as a "tiny house".
7. He is his father's child; you see him, you see his father.
8. Gillian and Frank have been married for twenty-two
year, having first meet at an antique shop.
9. If you do not have a plan, then prepare to fail.
10. The idea of purchasing land will allow you to design
your own home, customize it to suit your needs and
preservation of our natural resources and the manage-
ment of our economy.
Replace more involved with: involvement
A. Their needs more
B. There needs to be
C. There needs more
D. They need more
18. Those teenagers should not be left to their own de-
vices; rather, they should be answerable to an author-
Substitute should for: It is recommended
A. Be left to
B. Be left alone
C. Not be
D. Not be left
19. Without notice, the historic landmark which had been
in existence for more than a century was demolished.
Begin the sentence with: The century old
A. Has been
B. Have been
20. They would have pursued the undertaking had the op-
portunity been presented to them earlier.
Change would have pursued to: pursuit
A. Their pursuit of
B. The pursuit was encumbered
C. The pursuit were encumbered
D. There pursuit was
DIRECTIONS: Read the passage carefully before attempt-
ing the questions. Each question has four options, select the
most appropriate answer based on what is contained or im-
plied in the passage.
ORGANIC VERSUS HYDROPONIC!
Is there certainly a less expensive and clearer style of de-
veloping your own greenery beyond organic and natural?
Absolutely yes, there is. Hydroponic systems make the idea
entirely possible. Wait, how? Market director, Great Stuff
Hydroponics, discuss the methods in this article.
Hydroponics is definitely the science that deals with the
study of developing your vegetables and fruits with no
presence of earth. For that reason, the vegetable root base
is definitely exposed to the water and therefore drinks up
the plant's source of nourishment solution openly, giving
healthy diet and positioned in an operated location at home
or maybe in the garden greenhouse. This system helps it
to be feasible to develop vegetation anytime of the year
and therefore any where you are in the modern world.
Hydroponic grown plants are not really vulnerable to soil
borne diseases and fewer at risk of pests because of the
lack of soil which may infect the crops. This may be because
the vegetables and fruits to develop more favourable as
compared with Geoponic- soil evolved plants. Almost all the
commercial hydroponics vegetation is actually natural, due
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