Q. 14.1( 35 Votes )

Consult your dictionary and choose the correct word from the pairs given in brackets.

(1) The (site, cite) of the accident was (ghastly/ ghostly).

(2) Our college (principle/ principal) is very strict.

(3) I studied (continuously/ continually) for eight hours.

(4) The fog had an adverse (affect/ effect) on the traffic.

(5) Cezanne, the famous French painter, was a brilliant (artist/ artiste).

(6) The book that you gave me yesterday is an extraordinary (collage/ college) of science fiction and mystery.

(7) Our school will (host/hoist) an exhibition on cruelty to animals and wildlife conservation.

(8) Screw the lid tightly onto the top of the bottle and (shake/shape) well before using the contents.

Answer :

(1) The site of the accident was ghastly.


site- a defined area, ghastly- something that causes a sense of fear or horror


(2) Our college principal is very strict.


principal- the senior most person of an organization


(3) I studied continuously for eight hours.


continuously- doing something without stopping or without interruption


(4) The fog had an adverse effect on the traffic.


effect- the result of a particular act


(5) Cezanne, the famous French painter, was a brilliant artist.


artist- a person who has mastered the art of drawing and painting


(6) The book that you gave me yesterday is an extraordinary collage of science fiction and mystery.


collage- a collection of certain things put altogether


(7) Our school will host an exhibition on cruelty to animals and wildlife conservation.


host- the act of receiving and entertaining individuals at one’s place


(8) Screw the lid tightly on to the top of the bottle and shake well before using the contents.


shake- to move something in a forceful and jerky manner


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