Directions: In Questions Nos. 1 to 5, sentences are given with blanks to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.

1. Proper grammar, spelling and punctuation _______ essential.

is

was

much

are

Directions: In Questions Nos. 1 to 5, sentences are given with blanks to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.

2. Let us not go on foot ___________it is already late.

so

for

until

when

Directions: In Questions Nos. 1 to 5, sentences are given with blanks to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.

3. I have been waiting for you nine __________ o'clock.

on

at

till

since

Directions: In Questions Nos. 1 to 5, sentences are given with blanks to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.

4. The quality of the construction work is __________.

abysm

abyssal

abysmal

abyss

Directions: In Questions Nos. 1 to 5, sentences are given with blanks to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.

5. Today, the standard of education has ________ so much.

deteriorates

deteriorated

deteriorate

will deteriorate

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