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21
Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in the following sentence;
When the man was caught by police he presented a bold front
  • A. he attacked the policemen boldly
  • B. he walked up to the policemen
  • C. he faced the situation with apparent boldness
  • D. he bravely attempted to give them a present
  • E. he frowned at them in a defiant manner
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22
Choose the option that best convey the meaning of the underlined portion in each of the following sentence;
I have been able to observe him at close quarters
  • A. in government house nearby
  • B. within a short space of time
  • C. in a small family house
  • D. at close range
  • E. at regular intervals
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23
Choose the option that best conveys the meaning of the underlined portion in each of the following sentence;
At the site of the ghastly accident the poor woman's hair stood on end
  • A. the woman's hair became straight
  • B. the wind blew her hair upwards
  • C. the woman was unmoved
  • D. the woman disarranged her hair
  • E. the woman was frightened
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24

Complete each of the following sentences by choosing the option that most suitably fills the space;

When the beggar was tired he ..... down by the roadside

  • A. lied
  • B. laid
  • C. layed
  • D. lay
  • E. lain
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25

Complete each of the following sentences by choosing the option that most suitably fills the space;
He did not like .... leaving the class early

  • A. we
  • B. us
  • C. our
  • D. ourselves
  • E. our selves
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