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B. The economist explained the policy on the pro-
duction and distribution of wealth.
C. The policy written by the economist was about
production and wealth distribution.
D. The economist brought clarity to the policy rela-
tive to the production and distribution of wealth.
9. The successive earthquakes in Nepal have completely
destroyed many communities and resulted in the loss
of thousands of lives.
A. A series of earthquakes in Nepal claimed thou-
sands of lives and destroyed communities.
B. Thousands of lives have been lost and communi-
ties destroyed by a series of earth quakes which
C. Nepal has suffered tremendous loss resulting
from two earthquakes.
D. The loss of lives and the destruction of communi-
ties in Nepal due to earthquakes were devastat-
10. He bought an array of delicious pastry, appetisers and
beverages to serve at the engagement party.
A. At the engagement party delicious pastries, appe-
tisers and beverages were served by the host.
B. The guests were fed delicious pastries, appetisers
and beverages at the engagement party.
C. He purchased an assortment of delicious pastries,
appetisers and beverages for the engagement
D. Partygoers were treated to delicious pastries, ap-
petisers and beverages.
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully then select the
word that is NEAREST in meaning to underlined word in each
11. The young lady was resolute in her decision not to
work until she had completed her studies in midwifery.
12. Fearing that he would not return from war, the soldier
left fastidious instructions as to the disbursement of
13. Within recent months several soft drink manufac-
tures have taken definitive steps to reduce the level
of sugar and artificial sweeteners in their products.
14. In order to receive your certification you would have
to complete requisite courses in that discipline.
15. In the past, she has made spurious claims about her
co-workers which have severely impacted her rela-
tionship with them.
DIRECTION: Read the following sentences carefully. No sen-
tence contains more than one error. Some of the sentences 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 appro-
priate as it stands mark your answer D.
1. Just as they reached the platform and attempted to
board the bus, the driver close the doors and
existed the station. No Error
2. The man whose birds were poisoned reported the
matter to the police. No Error
3. I purchased an appliance from the store without a
manual. No Error
4. The parents have made every provision for the children
to do well, the own us is now on the children.
5. Danielle treated her sister-in-laws to dinner at
an exquisite bistro, following a day at the spa.
6. The speakers' choice of words was most appropriate
for the graduating class. No Error
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. As the couple exited the theatre, they noticed a
strange man walking around their car, so they returned
to theatre and alerted the security guard.
A. The couple alerted the security as they approached
their vehicle and notice a stranger around their car.
B. The security at the theatre was alerted to the fact
that a strange man had been lurking around the
area where the cars had been parked.
C. As the couple neared their vehicle, they cited a
strange man in the vicinity of the car so the alerted
the security guard at the theatre.
D. The couple alerted the security at the theatre, when
they observed a strange man loitering in the area
where there car was parked.
8. The economist sought to clarify the policy relating to
the production and distribution of wealth.
A. The production and distribution of wealth was dis-
cussed by the economist.
DIRECTION: Read each sentence carefully. Select from the
four options given, the word or words which is best suited to
complete the sentence.
16. The scouts received high ....................... for their involve-
ment in the rescue of some endangered birds.
17. Deaths associated with lifestyle diseases are becom-
ing more .................................. not just in our nation but
around the world.
18. Do you think you have the .......................... for the job given
the level of responsibility and academic standard?
B. Interpersonal skills
19. The ............................ of your constitutional and democratic
rights should be of prime importance to you.
20. The young speaker's paper on Capital Expenditure
was well crafted and .............................., which resulted in a
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.
There are many types of service dogs that help people in a
variety of ways. Have you ever wondered, "What is a service
dog?" or wanted to find information on service dogs? Here
we give you the details and facts about service dogs including
hearing dogs, detection dogs, therapy dogs and more.
There are canines in the armed services, working for customs
and excise and for the police forces around the world. They
are variously used as guards, aids in patrol and as "sniffers"
trained in the detection of explosives and narcotics. Some,
particularly the Bloodhound, with its incredible scenting abil-
ity, are used to track criminals or find lost children. However,
as you will see any breed can be trained to aid humans with
various tasks and this includes mixed breeds as well.
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