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The Prisoner'S Interment (A)/ Internment (B) Came to an End with His Early Release. She Managed to Bite Back the Ironic (A)/Caustic (B) Retort on the Tip of Her Tongue. - English Language

Question

MCQ

In the question, there are five sentences. Each sentence has pairs of word/ phrase that are italicised and highlighted. From the italicised and highlighted word(s)/ phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then from the options given, choose the best one. 

The prisoner's interment (A)/ internment (B) came to an end with his early release. She managed to bite back the ironic (A)/caustic (B) retort on the tip of her tongue. Jeans that flair (A)/flare (B) at the bottom are in fashion these days. They heard the bells peeling (A)/pealing (B) far and wide. The students baited (A)/bated (B) the instructor with irrelevant questions. The correct sequence should be 

Options

  • BBABB

  • ABBBB

  • BABBA

  • BBBBA

Solution

ABBBB

Explanation:

In the first sentence 'internment', the option that means, the state of being confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons is correct. In the second sentence caustic that means sarcastic will go with retort (remark), therefore 'ABBBB' is correct.

Concept: Idioms and Phrases (Entrance Exams)
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