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ENGLISH QUIZ: Do you misuse these words?

Last updated on: March 13, 2013 17:53 IST


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Have you never been able to decide whether immoral or amoral was the right word to use?

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ENGLISH QUIZ: Do you misuse these words?


1. The counsellor advised students to make an informed ______ decision.
1) carrier
2) career

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2. The couple had four children ________.
1) altogether
2) all together

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3. Tom's father-in-law thinks he is _______ because he cheated on his daughter. But Tom is least bothered because he is _______.
1) amoral, immoral
2) immoral, amoral

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4. On Christmas eve, all beverages at the restaurant were served ___________ with the food.
1) complimentary
2) complementary

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5. The politician said his party would _______ the extra money to fund orphanages.
1) disperse
2) disburse

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6. The building contractor _______ the rules to get the deal.
1) flaunted
2) flouted

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7. ________ of female fans gathered to watch Ranbir Kapoor perform at the venue.
1) Hoards
2) Hordes

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8. The bride walked down the ______ with her father.
1) isle
2) aisle

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9. You must hang your coat on a _______.
1) hangar
2) hanger

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10. The new minister is likely to _______ all our recommendations, ________ the last one.
1) accept, expect
2) accept, except

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