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Question 161
A
more grease to your elbow
B
more power to your elbow
C
some grease on your elbow
D
some power to your elbow
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Correct option: B
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Question 162
A
president acts
B
president act
C
president's acts
D
presidents acts
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Correct option: D
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Question 163
A
helms of affair
B
helm of affair
C
realm of affair
D
helm of affairs
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Correct option: D
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Question 164
A
grass root
B
grassroot
C
grassroots
D
grass-root
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Correct option: C
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Question 165
A
The weather favoured the crowd at the stadium
B
The crowd defied the weather to fill the stadium
C
The stadium was not filled because of the weather
D
The crowd loved the weather at the stadium
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Correct option: B
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Question 166
A
it was possible that Imona attended lectures yesterday
B
It was possible that Imona didn't attend lectures yesterday
C
It was possible that Imona attended lectures yesterday
D
It was impossible that Imona didn't attend lectures yesterday
Explanation

the statement ''Imona couldn't have attended lectures yesterday'' denotes certainty. the speaker was sure it would be impossible to say imona had attended lectures the previous day. this means that, it is not possible that imona had attended lectures yesterday. in otherwords, its impossible to say imona had attended lectures yesterday.


Correct option: B
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Question 167
A
The conference is held twice every year
B
The conference is held twice in two years
C
The conference is held once every other year
D
The conference lasts for two years
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Correct option: D
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Question 168
A
In the recent changes in government, only two ministers were sacked
B
In the recent changes in government, all but two ministers remained alive
C
In recent changes in government, all but two ministers retained their posts
D
In recent changes in government, all but two ministers were sacked
Explanation

Only two ministers survived the recent cabinet reshuffle means that, every other minister in the cabinet was relieved of their duties except two minsters. (only two were retained). option D best explains that.


Correct option: D
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Question 169
A
Bassey is very strong
B
Bassey is very brave
C
Bassey is determined
D
Bassey is unsympathetic
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Correct option: D
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Question 170
A
sordid
B
fearful
C
half-hearted
D
tender-hearted
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Correct option: C

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