Direction : In Question nos. 1 to 5, four
alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase
underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative
which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/
Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
A good sportsman cannot afford to have a fit
of the blues before the game.
Direction : In Question nos. 6 to 10, in the
following passages some of the words have been
left out. Read the passages carefully and
choose the correct answer to each question out
of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
Books are the chief carriers of civilization;
because of them ideas ....(186)....and spread. How
important books are, you can judge from the
....(187)....that very hot countries have ....(188)....
civilization. There are many ....(189)....for this,
but one of the most important is that white ants
in the tropics eat ....(190)....all books.