Directions (Q. 1- 5) Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

1.. The poor Brahmin led a hand to mouthful existence and could use any job which paid him a little.

handful to mouthful existence

hand to mouth existence

handing for mouthful existing

hand and mouth exist

No correction required


2.. In order to earning decent living we need to have a good job which pays a substantial amount of money.

earned decency life

earning decency live

earn a decent living

earned decently life

No correction required


3.. We went to the famous restaurant to eat and were served piped hot food.

served piping hotter

serving pipe hot

served piping hot

serve pipe hotten

No correction required


4.. Akshay considered Suresh a complete pain in the neck as he kept asking baseless questions.

paining in the neck

painless neck

painful necks

pain in necking

No correction required


5. I jump through hoop to finish this project in time but was not rewarded adequately.

jumped through hoops

jumping for hooping

jumped on hoop

jumping from hoop

No correction required