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Question 1
A
played most brilliantly 
B
played below their usual form 
C
won unexpectedly 
D
lost as expected 
E
won as expected 
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dark horse in this context is a candidate or competitor about whom little is known but who unexpectedly wins or succeeds.

example; Anna's such a dark horse - I had no idea she'd published a novel.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 2
A
small boys 
B
unimportant people 
C
frightened people 
D
frivolous people 
E
inexperienced people 
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Small Fry is a term used to describe an insignificant person. It means insignificant people or things. example "he was small fry and privy to nothing"


Correct Option:
B
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Question 3
A
courageously 
B
with such unusual cowardice 
C
with a lot of confusion in his speech 
D
without being able to make up his mind 
E
with fright and agitation 
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heartis in his/her mouth. If someone's heart is in their mouth, they are feeling extremely nervous: My heart was in my mouth when I opened the letter. Anxious and worried.


Correct Option:
E
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Question 4
A
failed 
B
were accomplished 
C
had to be reviewed 
D
were rejected 
E
fell 
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fallthrough. fell, fallen. [ I ] if something that has been planned or agreed fallsthrough, it does not happen: The dealfell throughwhen someone made our client a better offer.


Correct Option:
A
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Question 5
A
we 
B
us 
C
our 
D
ourselves 
E

yourselves

 
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No official Explanation yet!


Correct Option:
B
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Question 6
A
beat a plan 
B
drew up a plan 
C
discovered a plan 
D
selected a plan 
E
designed a plan 
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''hit on a plan'' in this context means To discover or realize something


Correct Option:
C
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Question 7
A
confirming looks 
B
suspicious marks 
C
revealing marks 
D
signifying marks 
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tell-tale signs: Something that indicates or reveals information; a sign.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 8
A
fly out 
B
take off 
C
start out 
D
shoot off 
E
lift off 
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take off is an instance of becoming airborne. planes take off into the air

example; "the plane accelerated down the runway for take-off"

synonyms:

departure lift-off launch blast-off taking off leaving going


Correct Option:
B
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Question 9
A
He was weak and unable to enforce his authority 
B
He was partial and unfair in dispensing justice 
C
He was simple minded to a fault 
D
He was slow to act 
E
He was lacking in education and experience in everyday affair 
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someone is said to be Gullible when they can be easily persuaded to believe something; credulous. example "an attempt to persuade a gullible public to spend their money"

synonyms: credulous over-trusting over-trustful trustful easily deceived/led easily taken in exploitable dupable deceivable impressionable unsuspecting unsuspicious

This means that, a gullible person is simple minded to a fault and may end up being taken advantage of if not mindful.


Correct Option:
C
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Question 10
A
Many people owed much money at the end of the war 
B
A handful of people saved the lives of a nation 
C
A few people did a lot of things gratis 
D
This conflict caused the largest ransome ever demanded 
E
Very little was owed by anyone to anybody 
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Never was so much owed by so many to so few" was a wartime speech made by the British prime minister Winston Churchill on 20 August 1940. The name stems from the specific line in the speech, Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few, referring to the ongoing efforts of the Royal Air Force crews who were at the time fighting the Battle of Britain, the pivotal air battle with the German Luftwaffe with Britain expecting an invasion. Pilots who fought in the battle have been known as The Few ever since; at times being specially commemorated on 15 September, "Battle of Britain Day".


Correct Option:
E
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