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Syllabus:

Section 1: Synonyms, Antonyms, Analogies and Spellings, One Word, Word Order, Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuations, Jumbled Words, Voices, Concord, Question Forms, Tenses, Conditionals, Modals, Reported Speech. Collocations, Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, Homonyms and Homophones, Words Related to Social Cause, Travel, Workplace, etc., Information Retrieval from Various Text Types like Flyers, Classifieds, Dictionaries, Instruction Manuals, Messages, Editorials, Essays, etc., Spoken and Written Expressions like Giving advice, Stating Preferences, Discussing Probability, Making an Offer, etc.

Achievers Section: Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Section 1

Please note that the dictionary which will be used for reference is Oxford Learner's Dictionary. This will be w.r.t. spellings & meanings. In case, if the word is not found in this dictionary, then it is assumed that this word does not exist.

Q.1 Q.2 Q.3 Q.4 Q.5 Q.6 Q.7 Q.8 Q.9 Q.10

Q.1

Choose the correct set of prepositions that fits to complete the statement:

My stomach is hurting. Maybe it is something I ate ______ the birthday party. They were delicious so I had a lot of them. Maybe the strawberry did not agree ______ me.

Q.2

Choose the right set of conjuctions to fill in the blanks:

The students in the library were silent, _____ it was in the rules of the library to not make any noise, _____ the students who wished to hear music can make use of the headphones. The library is open _____ on the weekends _____ the students can use them more.

Q.3

Rearrange the given sentences into a meaningful sequence. The first and last sentence are already aligned for you:

1 : Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.
P : Or omit some of these elements creating a new variety
Q : Different styles or types of music may emphasize, de-emphasize
R : General definitions of music include common elements such as pitch
S : Rhythm, dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture
6 : This style gave an entirely new dimension to Hindustani classical music tradition.

Q.4

Choose the appropriate tense for the blank in the given sentence from the given options:

What is the name of that cricketer whose photo you _______ on the wall?

Q.5

Read the following passage and answer the question(s):

Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.

Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. He worked on Wall Street (a famous street in New York) in various related fields. He founded Amazon in late 1994 during a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle. The company began as an online bookstore and has expanded to include a variety of products and services, including video and audio streaming. It is currently the world's largest Internet sales online company as well as the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services via its Amazon Web Services arm.

Bezos is also the founder of Blue Origin, a company that aims to make space travel affordable to ordinary people. He always has his customers in mind, no matter what he is working on. His top priority is making it as available and easily accessible as possible.

Bezos also purchased ‘The Washington Post’ (an American daily newspaper published in Washington) in 2013. He was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018.

What was initially sold by Amazon?

Q.6

Choose the correct verb form to replace the verb in brackets:

I (not go) to the school yesterday. My dad has come from Malaysia.

Q.7

Choose an appropriate relative pronoun for the given sentence, where one option fits both the blanks:

I'm looking at the art _______ you have painted, ______ is mine now!

Q.8

Choose the right set of conjuctions to fill in the blanks:

Amazon is known for its disruption of well-established industries through technological innovation ______ mass scale. It is the world's largest e-commerce marketplace ______ it uses cloud computing platform. ______ amazon is the largest Internet company by revenue in the world, it is the second largest private employer in the United States ______ one of the world's most valuable companies.

Q.9

From the given options, choose the word which can be used as a substitute for the given sentence:

What do you term : A person appointed by two parties to solve a dispute, _______.

Q.10

Read the following passage and answer the question(s):

Jeffrey Preston Bezos is the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.

Bezos was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Princeton University in 1986 with degrees in electrical engineering and computer science. He worked on Wall Street (a famous street in New York) in various related fields. He founded Amazon in late 1994 during a cross-country road trip from New York City to Seattle. The company began as an online bookstore and has expanded to include a variety of products and services, including video and audio streaming. It is currently the world's largest Internet sales online company as well as the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services via its Amazon Web Services arm.

Bezos is also the founder of Blue Origin, a company that aims to make space travel affordable to ordinary people. He always has his customers in mind, no matter what he is working on. His top priority is making it as available and easily accessible as possible.

Bezos also purchased ‘The Washington Post’ (an American daily newspaper published in Washington) in 2013. He was named the "richest man in modern history" after his net worth increased to $150 billion in July 2018.

What is the name of the Amazon cloud infrastructure services?

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