English Usage Previous Year Questions (CAT) - Set 0003


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    Answer: Option 4


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    Question 4

    Choose the best option from the options given below the statement to make up the missing part.

    Many people suggest ________ and still others would like to convince people not to buy pirated cassettes. 

    (1) to bring down audiocassette prices to reduce the incidence of music piracy, others advocate strong legal action against the offenders,

    (2) bringing down audiocassette prices to reduce the incidents of music piracy, others are advocating strong legal action against offenders,

    (3) bringing down audiocassette prices to reduce the incidence of music piracy, others advocate strong legal action against offenders,

    (4) audiocassette prices to be brought down to reduce incidence of music piracy, others advocate that strong legal action must be taken against offenders.  (CAT 2004)

     

     


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    Answer: Option 3


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    Question 5

    Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

    BOLT  

    1 The shopkeeper showed us a bolt of fine silk.

    2 As he could not move, he made a bolt for the gate.

    3 Could you please bolt the door?

    4 The thief was arrested before he could bolt from the scene of the crime. 

    (1)  1

    (2) 2

    (3) 3

    (4) 4   (CAT 2004)

     

     


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    Answer: Option 2


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    Question 6

    Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

    PASSING  

    1 She did not have passing marks in mathematics.

    2 The mad woman was cursing everybody passing her on the road.

    3 At the birthday party all the children enjoyed a game of passing the parcel

    4 A passing taxi was stopped to rush the accident victim to the hospital. 

    (CAT 2004)

     


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    Answer: Option 2


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    Question 7

    Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

    FALLOUT  

    1 Nagasaki suffered from the fallout of nuclear radiation.

    2 People believed that the political fallout of the scandal would be insignificant.

    3 Who can predict the environmental fallout of the WTO agreements?

    4 The headmaster could not understand the fallout of several of his good students at the public examination.   (CAT 2004)

     


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    Answer: Option 4


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    Question 8

    Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE. 

    (CAT 2003 Retest)


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    Answer: Option 3


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    Question 9

    Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

    (CAT 2003 Retest)


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    Answer: Option 4


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    Question 10

    Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE.

    (CAT 2003 Retest)


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    Answer: Option 1


 

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