English Language Quiz – April, 2015 – Set 1

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Directions (Q. 1-10):
In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.
Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case.
When we talk about wages in India then most workers earn Rs.
50-100 a day, __(1)__ below the
minimum wage and that __(2)__ after a
hard day __(3)__ under the harsh
sun. Workers suffer from the ailments usually associated with poverty and
health problems. Moreover, several occupational hazards have been __(4)__ in these workers, the most
common __(5)__ skin ulcers caused by
constant exposure of their body. Exposure to bright, reflected light and dust
leads to __(6)__ loss of vision and
growths in the cornea a of the eyes. Sometimes workers are also at higher risk
for hypertension, __(7)__ because of
the impurity in their blood. It’s also found that all the workers also have
body pain in the back and shoulder region, which they attributed to __(8)__ raw material all day. In fact many
young women, children and other adults are not able to eat __(9)__ meal because of the lack of __(10)__ shelter around the pans. Therefore Indian government need
to give their pay attention towards the workers to improve their livelihood.
1. (a) Writ (b)
apparent (c) drove (d) far (e) away

2. (a) to (b) is (c)
too (d) continue (e) makes

3. (a) suffering (b)
crusader (c) dampen (d) trajected (e) toiling

4. (a) documented
(b) malafide (c) asserting (d) misconstrued (e) vitiated

5. (a) efficacy (b)
being (c) agilent (d) duo (e) amputate

6. (a) acquitted (b)
harbour (c) premature (d) clamour (e) nought

7. (a) availing (b)
strangulating (c) dumping (d) injecting (e) presumably

8. (a) brazenly (b)
repealed (c) maligned (d) hauling (e) substantially

9. (a) a (b)
these (c) their (d) that (e) the

10. (a) opioid (b)
stigma (c) any (d) reinstate (e) portraying


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