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LEANING TOWER OF PISA
Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italian Torre Pendente di Pisa, me-
dieval structure in Pisa, Italy, that is famous for the settling
of its foundations, which caused it to lean 5.5 degrees
(about 15 feet [4.5 meters]) from the perpendicular in the
late 20th century. Extensive work was subsequently done
9. By the time Josh, our three year old son had fin-
ished watering the plants, his shoes and every-
thing else was saturated with water.
10. Sandra's neighbours invited her for dinner and she
decided to reciprocate by making fudge for them.
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully. You will
be required to determine whether an error exists and
if so identify the type of error based on the four op-
tions given below. Select the option that BEST de-
scribes 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 cliche s and or misused
D. The sentence is acceptable as it stands.
11. First to begin, you know that man is irrational, so
why bother engaging him in conversation.
12. Our loan application has been forwarded to the
committee for review.
13. The subjects which post the greatest challenge
for me are Science and Mathematics.
14. As a medical student, I am fully occupied with
my studies and there is little opportunity for any
15. Perhaps you can mend the fences with your sis-
ter by sending her some flowers.
DIRECTION: Read the sentences carefully. You will
be required to reconstruct each sentence using one of
the four options given below. Remember when recon-
structing the sentences not to distort the original
16. Knowing that you were not in attendance at the
last lecture, I reserved a copy of the notes for
DIRECTION: In the following sentences, one of the un-
derlined words may be misspelled. Identify the mis-
spelled word in each sentence based on the options
given A, B, C. If no error exists mark your answer D.
1. If you want to cultivate a healthy environment;
surround yourself with positive taughts and
people. No Error
2. The children were repremanded by their
instructor for taunting the younger boys. No Error
3. On the day of your surgery, I received a call from
your collaegue Kevin, indicating that he was
praying for you. No Error
4. A Meeting of the Ways and Means Committee
will be conveyned, on November 15th, 2015.
5. David left a lengthy list of tasks for the
department to complete in his absents. No Error
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully, then select
the word that is opposite in meaning to the underlined
6. Sally tried to suppress her feelings of animosity,
towards the persons who had tried to tarnish her
7. The rules are applicable to all users of the facility,
whether they are new or long-standing members.
8. Our client disbursed the payments as soon as, he
obtained the invoices.
Begin the sentence with: Had I known
B. I would
C. I would have
D. I would of
17. Your subscription to the business magazine will
expire at the end of December.
Begin the sentence with: The expiry date
A. For your subscription
B. Of your subscription
C. To your subscription
D. With your subscription
18. The tenants have reported an increase in the
number of robberies in their vicinity.
Substitute: An increase for: An increasing
A. Of the number
B. In number
C. In the number
19. Jesse and Javid sought clarification from their
Attorney, on their legal entitlement to the prop-
Replace sought with: are advised
A. To seek
B. To sought
C. They should seek
D. They should sought
20. We need to find a temporary location for the
Begin the sentence with: Our priority now
A. Is finding
C. Will be finding
D. Will be to find
DIRECTIONS: Read the passage carefully before at-
tempting the questions. Each question has four op-
tions, select the most appropriate answer based on
what is contained or implied in the passage.
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