a After the clothing label French Connection first came up amazingly with its

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30. (a) After the clothing label French Connection first came up amazingly with its FCUK brand, (b) customers found the gag enough amusing to keep buying the T-shirts for several years. (c) But soon the acronym went out of fashion. (d) This has been particularly painful for founder Stephen Marks, who is owning 42% of the shares. (e) The value of the shares slumped by 30% and made Marks poor by £4.8m . (A) Only a (B) Only b (C) Only e (D) Only c Directions for questions 31 and 32:There are two blanks in each of the following sentences. From the pairs of words given below each sentence, choose the pair that fills the blanks most appropriately. 31. I was born into a working-class family in industrial Newcastle and my family was pretty _______, but what was _______ was the arts scene I grew to be part of. 32. Living standards have been falling _______ over the past twelve months, as inflation has run well above the rate of pay increases, which the latest labour market data showed as _______ at less than 2%. Directions for questions 33 and 34:In each of the following questions, the word at the top is used in four different ways, A to D. Choose the option in which the usage of the word is INCORRECT or INAPPROPRIATE. 33. OPEN (A) It is feared that the border issue could open sharp differences between the two contiguous nations. 34. DOWN (A) We drove down the sea coast as far as Karaikal. (B) Robert has been on leave for the past four days because he is down with a bout of flu. (C) She was commended for organizing everything down through the last detail, in meticulous fashion. (D) It is heartening to know that the rate of inflation is finally going down and the economy is showing signs of improvement. a very Directions for question 35:Given below is a paragraph. One of the lines in the paragraph is missing. Identify the choice which is grammatically correct to fill in the blank. 35. __________.The German welfare system, providing health care, unemployment benefits and pensions, is both generous and humane and workers receive excellent perks with long holidays and bonuses. The consequences of this, however, are huge welfare bills putting a strain on a society that is ageing and where there is a falling birth rate. most the most in most
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