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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 10

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 7

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Class : Class 7
the spelling of RECEIVED is wrong.

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Class : Class 7
There is only one mistake in this sentence that is, the spelling mistake of emperor. I don't know what else is there.

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 8

Choose the correct option to fill in the blank.
There was ________ all over the building after the fire broke out.

Ahas diverted
Bhas been diverted
Cdiverts
Dwere diverting


In my opinion, none of the above options help the sentence above to be grammatically correct.The presence of the verb 'was' in the above sentence does not allow other verbs to fill in the blank. However, all of the options given are verbs, or verbal clauses.Even if 'was' was omitted from the sentence, none of the options seem to make sense. The lack of a definite subject (here, 'There' is the subject) in the sentence excludes option A, B, C, D, as 'there', as a subject, is simply used to "describe a situation" rather than "a person performing an action", or "a person on whom an action is being performed". If 'There' was replaced by a subject like 'The firefighters', or 'The people in the building', still none of the options complete the sentence. The singular verbs in option A, B, and C disagree with the plural subjects, and thus they are excluded. Option D remains the only plural verb, but the lack of a definite object excludes this option too. "The firefighters _were__diverting_ all over the building after the fire broke out." doesn't make sense. One might consider assuming a singular subject, but that doesn't make any literary sense. It is illogical to consider that only one person is in the building, or only one firefighter is there to save the people in the building. Therefore, an object must be inserted in the sentence. In my opinion, 'the people' acts as a suitable object, although there may be many other suitable objects. Thus, the question can become: "The firefighters ______ the people all over the building after the fire broke out.". If the question was framed like this, option D is obviously the most suitable answer.To make the question more sensible, replacing the adverb like 'all over the building' with an adverb like 'outside the building' is a good idea. "The firefighters ______ the people outside the building after the fire broke out." sounds more acceptable (in my opinion).In conclusion, I opine that this question (in it's original form) is inaccurate, and that none of the options fulfill the sentence suitably. I hope that this question will be rectified, or removed. If there is a fault in my explanation, I would very much like to hear about it.Thank you.

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Class : Class 8
what's this q man

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Class : Class 6
There are 2 Duplicate options

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 7

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Class : Class 7
why is the answer given as b???

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Class : Class 7
Correct answer should be ' A '.

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Class : Class 7
A

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Class : Class 7
Why not a

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Class : Class 7
it is A

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Class : Class 7
(a) is correct.

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Class : Class 7
If I have not mistaken, option (A) fits the sentence more appropriately,

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Class : Class 7
Correct answer should be 'A'

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Class : Class 7
Answer is (A)

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Class : Class 7
"a" is correct

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Subject :IEO    Class : Class 5

Read the story given below and fill the most appropriate articles in the blanks:
Once ___?___ king lost ____ arm in ____ accident. He felt miserable but his minister consoled him by saying that some good might come out of that evil. ____ king got angry and turned him out of his service. One day the king lost his way while passing through ____ forest. Some tribal men caught hold of him. They were in search of ____ person whom they could offer as ____ sacrifice to their Gods. But when ____ priest looked at king, he said, "This man is useless because he has lost one of his limbs." Thus the king was set free. He came back ____ home and realised ____ truth of the minister's words.

Aa
Bthe
Can
Dno article


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