# GATE2016-GA-3

Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly:

1. A $\underline{prone}$ is a dried plum.
2. He was lying $\underline{prone}$ on the floor.
3. People who eat a lot of fat are $\underline{prone}$ to heart disease.
1. (i) and (iii) only
2. (iii) only
3. (i) and (ii) only
4. (ii) and (iii) only

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$1^{st}$ statement should be - A $\underline{prune}$ is a dried plum.

$2^{nd}$ statement - He was lying  $\underline{prone}$  on the floor.

means He was lying on the floor in a prone position.

prone position is a position of the body lying face down

$3^{rd}$ statement - People who eat a lot of fat are $\underline{prone}$ to heart disease.

Here prone means likely or liable to suffer from

∴ The answer will be D) ii) & iii) only

140 points

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