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Question 31
A
stress
B
chess
C
free
D
trees
Explanation
The answer is Dbecause only trees' /tri:z/ whose plural form -s' becomes -z' rhymes with breeze' /bri:z/. The other options stress' and chess' have similar rhymes, leaving free /fri:/ alone

Correct option: D
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Question 32
A
quite
B
beleive
C
proceed
D
advise/advice
Explanation
The correct answer is Bbeleive' which is properly spelt as believe'. The others on the list are properly spelt.

Correct option: B
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Question 33
A
would be
B
have been
C
are
D
had been
Explanation
The correct answer is Dbecause it is a past perfect tense. Option Ais would be' which implies the future past tense, option Bhave been' which means/is a present perfect tense, option Care which indicates plural'

Correct option: D
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Question 34
A
heros
B
heroses
C
hero
D
heroes
Explanation
The correct answer is Dheroes because it is the plural form of hero'. The others are wrongly spelt.

Correct option: D
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Question 35
A
diffused
B
druse
C
defused
D
difused
Explanation
The correct answer is Cdefused which means to remove the fuse from (bomb etc).

Correct option: C
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Question 36
A
Ansa
B
Caro
C
Nene
D
Jimi
Explanation

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Correct option: D
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Question 37
A
disappointed
B
embarassed
C
equipped
D
restaurant
Explanation

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Correct option: B
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Question 38
A
hinge
B
tinge
C
song
D
balm
Explanation
The answer to this is Cbecause the word song' /son/ /sc:g/ has the same consonant nasal sound as hang' /hg/ while the other option have different sounds hinge', Einge /EIndz/, balm' /ba:m/

Correct option: C
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Question 39
A
had been
B
has been
C
was being
D
is being
Explanation
The answer is Bhas been robbed because it is a present perfect tenses. Option (a) is in past perfect form, option (C) is a past continuous option is a present continuous form.

Correct option: B
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Question 40
A
journey
B
pays
C
heart
D
course
Explanation
The answer as regards the word purse /p?:s/ is journey /dz?:ni/ because it has the same vowel sound A journey' is the answer as opposed pays \?p?\. heart /ha:t/ which has the long vowel /a:/ and course /kc:s/

Correct option: A

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