Each of the following sentences has a word or phrase underlined. Read the sentences carefully and find which part of speech the underlined word belongs to. Indicate your response on the answer sheet accordingly.
While these stirring events kept India afloat, there is also the litany of heart-breaks that included Mary Kom’s loss in boxing, a fact the 38-year-old failed to initially admit following her adrenaline rush.
Correct Answer : a ) AdjectiveExplanation :
The underlined word is used to refer to ‘India’ which is a noun subject.
‘Afloat’ here means out of debt or difficulty.
‘Afloat’ is and adjective which is used to refer to refer to the noun ‘India’ and state that some stirring events kept India out of difficulty or safe.
A word that qualifies a noun subject to add more meaning, is an adjective.
Hence, (A) is the correct answer.
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