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In some parts of the sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

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A group of agitators ____ the mob to break down the Vice-Chancellors door.

A. wished

B. excited

C. threatened

D. incited

Correct Answer :

D. incited


A group of agitators incited the mob to break down the Vice- Chancellors door. (Incited means encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour).

Related Questions

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Mountaineering institutes___to the young climbers the technical knowledge which has been accumulated over the years.

A. impart

B. indicate

C. apply

D. help

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The law prohibits a person from felling a sandalwood tree, even if it grows on ones own land, without prior permission from the government. As poor people cannot deal with the government, this legal provision leads to a rip-roaring business for ___________, who care neither for the ___________ , nor for the trees.

A. middlemen, rich

B. the government, poor

C. touts, rich

D. touts, poor

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As navigators, calendar makers, and other _________ of the night sky accumulated evidence to the contrary, ancient astronomers were forced to __________ that certain bodies might move in circles about points, which in turn moved in circles about the earth.

A. scrutinizers, believe

B. observers, agree

C. scrutinizers, suggest

D. observers, concede

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Brands __________ decision-simplicity strategies make full use of available information to __________ where consumers are on the path of decisions making and direct them to the best market offers.

A. diluting, divulge

B. tempting, maintain

C. imputing, overdrive

D. pursuing, assess

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Growth under this government has been ________ high and remarkably ________ even during the worst global economic crisis.

A. Impededly, flippant

B. Relatively, intractable

C. Obstructedly, rigid

D. Sustainedly, resilient

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The statue _________ a global symbol of freedom

A. stands against

B. stands to

C. stands for

D. stands as

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His answer was such______ I expected him to give.

A. that

B. which

C. as

D. like which

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Although I was _________ of his plans, I encouraged him, because there was no one else who was willing to help.

A. sceptical

B. remorseful

C. fearful

D. excited

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This is not the first time that the management has done some ___________ .

A. tough talk

B. tough talking

C. firm talk

D. firm talking

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If strict security measures were taken, the tragedy might have been ________

A. restrained

B. averted

C. removed

D. controlled

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The head ____ was annoyed to see a ____ in the soup.
The option that would best fill the blanks in the above sentence would be:

A. chief, house fly

B. chef, housefly

C. chief, house-fly

D. chef, house fly

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His remarks were filled with _____ , which sounded lofty but presented nothing new to the audience.

A. aphorisms

B. platitudes

C. bombast

D. adages

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Real friends, genuinely wanting the best for the organisation, ___________ different garbs.

A. come in

B. clad in

C. dressed in

D. clothed in

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The numbers __________ by the legitimate online music service providers indicate that a growing number of users are __________ to buy music.

A. morphed, ignoring

B. labelled, thriving

C. figured, fanatic

D. touted, willing

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The President today______ the committee with the induction of the five new general secretaries in place of those dropped.

A. reconstituted

B. reviewed

C. formed

D. enlarged

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It will take some time for many South koreans to ___________ the conflicting images of North Korea, let alone to___________ what to make of their northern cousins

A. reconcile, decide

B. understand, clarify

C. make out, decide

D. reconcile, understand

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As this country has become more ___________ industrial and internationalised, it has like all Western democracies in the ___________ of the executive.

A. urbanised, role

B. objective, wealth

C. synthesised, efficiency

D. civilized, convenience

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Sheila gained an advantage __________ me.

A. upon

B. from

C. on

D. over

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The car driver was arrested for rash driving and his licence was_____ by the police.

A. impounded

B. prescribed

C. suspended

D. penalised

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By the time he was eighteen years old, Peter _______ to make a living and support his family.

A. begins

B. began

C. started beginning

D. would begin

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His residence is on the______ of Hyderabad.

A. rim

B. core

C. periphery

D. outskirts

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Today we have achieved a milestone by completing 60 years of independence. Its now the time for everyone or every Indian to undergo_________of the achievements we already made and also those that are to be still_________

A. self-introspection-achiver

B. self-examination-achieve

C. introspection-achieved

D. search-found

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I. In todays world parents usually .......... that their children do not talk to them as they are more involved in electronic gadgets and social media.
II. He would .......... about every other child on the playground and his parents would fight with other parents so as to protect him.

A. feel

B. defend

C. fight

D. complain

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He has a____tongue; his pinching sarcasm has______ everyone who has come into contact with him.

A. wanton, immunised

B. vitriolic, alienated

C. pungent, animated

D. recalcitaant, humanised

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Happiness consists in being _________what we have?

A. contented to

B. contented with

C. contented for

D. contented in

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The last____ were performed before the body was cremated.

A. rites

B. writes

C. rights

D. withers

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Sometimes the greatest inventions ___________ an idea of startling simplicity.

A. stumbles upon

B. hinge upon

C. starves without

D. lacks

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He has not attained the age of 18. He was, therefore, no____ to vote in this election.

A. power

B. claim

C. right

D. authority

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Education is an essential means of_________women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to fully_________ in the development process.

A. empower- include

B. empowering - participate

C. empowered - participating

D. empowerment - participate

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He ___________ a wrong act because it was ___________ for him to do so due to circumstantial forces.

A. compelled, necessary

B. refused, dangerous

C. did, avoidable

D. committed, inevitable