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Direction (Q. 1-10): In the following passage some of the words have been left out each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.
He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(1).  1) lightest 2) roughest 3) smoothest 4) sweat

A.    lightest B.    roughest
C.    smoothest D.    sweat
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(2). 1) employed 2) destroyed 3) deserted 4) fired

A.    employed B.    destroyed
C.    deserted D.    fired
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(3). 1) sundry 2) significant 3) little 4) odd

A.    sundry B.    significant
C.    little D.    odd
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(4).  1) nobody's 2) each's 3) anybody 4) every

A.    nobodys B.    eachs
C.    anybody D.    every
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(5).  1) although 2) besides 3) never 4) however

A.    although B.    besides
C.    never D.    however
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(6).  1) jobs 2) World 3) word 4) labour

A.    jobs B.    World
C.    word D.    labour
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(7).  1) hot 2) cold 3) dry 4) coarse

A.    hot B.    cold
C.    dry D.    coarse
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(8).  1) good 2) bad 3) lest 4) maximum

A.    good B.    bad
C.    lest D.    maximum
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(9).  1) bark 2) were 3) foolish 4) starve

A.    bark B.    were
C.    foolish D.    starve
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He would never refuse to assist a neighbour even in (1) toil. Women of the village often (2) him to run the errands and to do (3) jobs for them. In a word, Rip was ready to attend (4) business but his own.
He was (5) one of those men who take the (6) easy. He would eat either (7) bread or fine, whichever could be got with (8) thought or trouble. And he would rather (9) on one  penny than work for a pound. If left to himself, Rip would have whistled away life in (10) contentment.

(10).  1) active 2) absolute 3) sad 4) peaceful

A.    active B.    absolute
C.    sad D.    peaceful
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