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Ques. As business grows more complex students majoring in specialized areas like those of finance and marketing have been becoming increasingly successful in the job market.
(a) majoring in specialized areas like those of finance and marketing have been becoming increasingly
(b) who major in such specialized areas as finance and marketing are becoming more and more
(c) who majored in specialized areas such as those of finance and marketing are being increasingly
(d) who major in specialized areas like those of finance and marketing have been becoming more and more
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Starting out my own business at this time would affect the financial stability of my family.
(a) Starting up my
(b) For starting with
(c) To start out mine
(d) By starting my
Ans. (a)

Ques. Two new studies indicate that many people become obese more due to the fact that their bodies burn calories too slowly than overeating.
(a) due to the fact that their bodies burn calories too slowly than overeating
(b) due to their bodies burning calories too slowly than to eating too much
(c)  because their bodies burn calories too slowly than that they are overeaters
(d)  because their bodies burn calories too slowly than because they eat too much
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The commission proposed that funding for the park’s development, which could be open to the public early next year, is obtained through a local bond issue.
(a) that funding for the park’s development, which could be open to the public early next year, is
(b) that funding for development of the park,which could be open to the public early next year, be
(c)  funding for the development of the park, perhaps open to the public early next year, to be
(d)  funds for the park’s development,perhaps open to the public early next year, be
Ans. (b)

Ques. Last year land values in most parts of the pinelands rose almost so fast,and in some parts even faster than what they did outside the pinelands.
(a) so fastand in some parts even faster than what they did
(b) so fast, and in some parts even faster than,those
(c)  as fast,and in some parts even faster than,those
(d)  as fast as,and in some parts even faster than,those
Ans. (d)

Ques. Use a tactic for mixing the inferior with good quality rice is dishonest and you will lose your license.
(a) Using tactics as
(b) Using a tactic like
(c) To use tactics
(d) Used to tactics like
Ans. (b)

Ques. Any medical test will sometimes fail to detect a condition when it is present and indicate that there is one when it is not.
(a) a condition when it is present and indicate that there is one
(b) when a condition is present and indicate that there is one
(c) a condition when it is present and indicate that it is present
(d) when a condition is present and indicate its presence
Ans. (c)

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Ques. If the proposed expenditures for gathering information abroad are reduced even further, international news reports have been and will continue to diminish in number and quality.
(a) have been and will continue to diminish
(b) have and will continue to diminish
(c) will continue to diminish, as they already did,
(d) will continue to diminish
Ans. (d)

Ques. While some academicians believe that business ethics should be integrated into every business course.others say that students will take ethics seriously only if it would be taught as a separately required course.
(a) only if it would be taught as a separately required course
(b) only if it is taught as a separate, required Course
(c)  if it is taught only as a course required separately
(d)  if it was taught only as a separate and required course
Ans. (b)

Ques. Nirmala is among the forecasters who predict that the rate of addition to arable lands will drop while those of loss rise.
(a) those of loss rise
(b) it rises for loss
(c)  those of losses rise
(d)  the rate of loss rises
Ans. (d)

Ques. A patient accusing a doctor of malpractice will find it difficult to prove damage if there is a lack of some other doctor to testify about proper medical procedures.
(a) if there is a lack of some other doctor to testify
(b) unless there will be another doctor to testify
(c)  without another doctor’s testimony
(d)  should there be no testimony from some other doctor
Ans. (c)

Ques. The company will invest more six hundred crores in the next five years to expand its operations in Britain.
(a) will further invest
(b) has invested more than
(c) have invested over
(d) will be invested above
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Automobile manufacturers have invested a lot of money into research to develop cars more fuel-efficient even than presently on the road.
(a) into research to develop cars more fuel-efficient even than presently on the road
(b) into research for developing even more fuel-efficient cars on the road than at present
(c) for research for cars to be developed that are more fuel-efficient even than presently the road
(d) In research to develop cars even more fuel-efficient than those at present on the road
Ans. (d)

Ques. Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were constructed in violation of the city’s building cede.
(a) Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were
(b) Some buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake last year had been
(c)  Some buildings that the earthquake destroyed and heavily damaged last year have been
(d)  Last year the earthquake destroyed or heavily damaged some buildings that have been
Ans. (b)

Ques. Lacking information about energy use,people tend to overestimate the amount of energy used by equipment, such as lights, that are visible and must be turned on and off and underestimate that used by unobtrusive equipment,such as water heaters.
(a)  equipment, such as lights, that are visible and must be turned on and off and underestimate that
(b) equipment, such as lights, that are visible and must be turned on and off and underestimate it when
(c) equipment, such as lights, that is visible and must be turned on and off and underestimate it when
(d)  visible equipment, such as lights, that must be turned on and off and underestimate that
Ans. (d)

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Ques. According to some economists,the July decrease in unemployment so that it was the lowest in two years suggests that the gradual improvement in the job market is continuing.
(a) so that it was the lowest in two years
(b) so that it was the lowest two-year rate
(c) to what would be the lowest in two years
(d) to the lowest level in two years
Ans. (d)

Ques. Consumers may not think of household cleaning products to be hazardous substances,but many of them can be harmful to health,especially if they are used improperly.
(a) Household cleaning products may not be thought of by consumers,as
(b) Consumers may not think of household cleaning products being
(c) A consumer may not think of their household cleaning products being
(d)  A consumer may not think of household cleaning products as
Ans. (d)

Ques. Several of our projects have delayed because the equipment we ordered was delivered late.
(a) have been delayed when
(b) delayed because of
(c) are delayed since
(d) were delayed with
Ans. (b)

Ques. Chinese,the most ancient of living writing systems,consists of tens of thousands of ideographic characters,the most ancient of living writing systems, consists of tens of thousands of ideographic characters, each character a miniature calligraphic composition inside its own square frame.
(a) each character a miniature calligraphic composition inside its
(b) all the characters a miniature calligraphic composition inside their
(c) all the characters a miniature calligraphic composition inside its
(d)  every character a miniature calligraphic composition inside their
Ans. (a)

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Ques. It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.
(a) the frequency of inventory turnovers can be
(b) the frequency of inventory turnovers is often
(c) the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often
(d) how frequently the inventory turns over can be
Ans. (d)

Ques. Delighted by the reported earnings for the first quarter of the fiscal year, it was decided by the company manager to give her staff a raise.
(a) it was decided by the company manager to give her staff a raise
(b) a raise was given to the staff by the company manager
(c) the company manager decided to give her staff a raise
(d)  the staff was given a raise by the company manager
Ans. (c)

Ques. However much United States voters may agree that there is waste in government and that the government as a whole spends beyond its means,it is difficult to find broad support for a movement toward a minimal state.
(a) However much United States voters may agree that
(b)  Despite the agreement among United States voters to the fact
(c) Although United States voters agree
(d) Even though United States voters may agree
Ans. (a)

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Ques. The committee has ruled out the possible raising taxes for this financial year.
(a) possibly raised
(b) possible rise of
(c) possibility to raise
(d) possibility of rising
Ans. (c)

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