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Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Venkatme » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:33 am

Recently i have attended an exam and below is one the questions.

Almost seven days _________(1)week 8 years old Jane has to get up before dawn to _________(2) water for the household where she has been working as a maid for ________(3) year now. That is the start of her working day.She will work , do the washing, mopping _________(4) anything else required and about 11 O' clock _________(5) might when she lies down on the hard floor to sleep.

The options are:
1 A.Of B. In C. With D.Out
2 A.bring B. Brings C. Brought D. Bringing
3. A. A B. An C. The D. That
4. A. And B. But C. Or D. Though
5. A. That B. It C. This. D. Though


My answers are
1. Of
2.Bring
3.A
4.And
5.That

I am confident of all the answers except questions 1 and 5 .
Could you please confirm whether those are correct or incorrect along with explanations.

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Joe » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:55 am

Your answers 2, 3 and 4 are correct.

The others are hard to tell because the exam question itself is badly formed, I’m sorry to say. I will answer more fully soon.
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Re: Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Joe » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:02 am

For 1 the text should be:

Almost seven days a week
OR
Almost seven days of the week
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Re: Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Joe » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:04 am

Jane should be described as:

8 year old Jane (NOT 8 years old Jane)
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Re: Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Joe » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:07 am

For 5 the text should be

about 11 o’clock might be when she lies down...
OR
about 11 o’clock, that might be when she lies down...
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Re: Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Joe » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:10 am

Poor Jane
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Re: Please help me in confirming the answers i gave correct or not

Post by Venkatme » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:41 am

Thank you everyone for the replies!

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