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We have no alternative plan to ________ on.

  • fall back
  • fall out
  • fall for
  • fall off
  • Correct Option: A  [ fall back ]

    Remark: the phrase "to fall back on" means to have an alternative or contingency plan in case the original plan does not work out.

We got up ___________ dawn and started.

  • for
  • at
  • in
  • on
  • Correct Option: B  [ at ]

    Remark:

The question of abolition of private property is still a moot point.

  • unknown
  • undecided
  • not clear
  • uncertain
  • Correct Option: B  [ undecided ]

    Remark:

You may be surprised ________ the news.

  • by
  • with
  • upon
  • at
  • Correct Option: D  [ at ]

    Remark:

To scold or rebuke somebody

  • chicanery
  • chide
  • caress
  • carnage
  • Correct Option: B  [ chide ]

    Remark:

He was exempted ________ the payment of fine.

  • to
  • from
  • with
  • in
  • Correct Option: B  [ from ]

    Remark:

The geologists declared that fossil was authentic.

  • fake
  • duplicate
  • original
  • cultured
  • Correct Option: A  [ fake ]

    Remark:

This magazine _________ twice weekly.

  • is appearing
  • appearing
  • appears
  • appeared
  • Correct Option: C  [ appears ]

    Remark: Subject is "Magazine" a Singular noun, go with singular verb.

Turn the lights ________ before you go to bed.

  • on
  • off
  • down
  • in
  • Correct Option: B  [ off ]

    Remark:

I cannot __________ the meaning of this verse. (Phrasal verbs)

  • make of
  • make out
  • make for
  • make up
  • Correct Option: B  [ make out ]

    Remark: "make out": understand, comprehend.