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Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.

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A growing number of these expert professionals ___________ having to train foreigners as the students end up ___________ the teachers who have to then unhappily content with no jobs at all or new jobs with drastically reduced pay packets

A. are, supplanting

B. welcome, assisting

C. resist, challenging

D. resent, replacing

Correct Answer :

A. are, supplanting


Expert professionals are having to train, and students supplant (replace) teachers.

Related Questions

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Is not learning superior ____ wealth ?

A. than

B. from

C. by

D. to

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It is inconceivable that in many schools children are subjected to physical _________ in the name of discipline.

A. violation

B. exercise

C. violence

D. security

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This is about ___________ a sociological analysis can penetrate.

A. as far as

B. the outer limit that

C. just how far into the subject

D. just the relative distance that

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There is no ______ evidence to support your assertion.

A. facile

B. fictitious

C. facetious

D. factual

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Even as the _________ elsewhere in the world are struggling to come out of recession, Indian consumers are splurging on consumer goods and to _________ this growth, companies are investing heavily in various sectors.

A. economies, meet

B. countries, inhibit

C. governments, measure

D. nations, inflict

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A person who is clean and tidy in how he dresses up commands better_________from those around him than those who have aand unkempt appearance_________

A. respectful - slovenly

B. respect - slovenly

C. respected - untidy

D. respect - tidy

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In an effort to provide _________ for higher education to all, most of the universities have been providing education without adequate infrastructure, thus churning out _________ graduates every year.

A. chances, fresh

B. platform, capable

C. opportunities, unemployable

D. prospects, eligible

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We have not yet fully realised the _________ consequences of the war.

A. happy

B. pleasing

C. grim

D. exciting

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When we call others dogmatic, what we really object to is ___________ .

A. their giving the dog a bad name

B. their holding dogmas that are different from our own

C. the extremism that goes along with it

D. the subversion of whatever they actually believe in concomitantly

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It is not ______________ for a man to be confined to the pursuit of wealth.

A. healthy

B. easy

C. possible

D. common

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A public, servant who is guilty will not ___________ punishment and no ___________ person will be punished.

A. be, sincere

B. flee, guilty

C. defend, common

D. avoid, uninformed

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You have no business to _________ pain on a weak and poor person.

A. inflict

B. put

C. direct

D. force

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No child is _________ understanding. One has to wait and provide proper guidance.

A. dull to

B. dull in

C. dull of

D. dull for

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Cairn cannot ________ bring into picture some ________outsider which has little experience and necessary consents to deal in the oil field.

A. Peremptorily, ascribed

B. Complaisantly, endorsed

C. Democratically, aberrant

D. Arbitrarily, unrelated

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It is time to ________ ongoing programmes and ______ new horizons.

A. value, choose

B. speculate, experiment

C. reject, consider

D. assess, seek

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One dark night a Darvesh ___________ passing by a dry well.

A. wasnt

B. happened to be

C. discovered in

D. found to

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Since the British were masters of the seas, no ____ power could venture into Indian waters under British rule.

A. territorial

B. continental

C. maritime

D. geo-political

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When people around you are losing their heads, it is very difficult to remain serene. It needs a lot of____.

A. patience

B. strength

C. courage

D. goodness

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Though fond of many acquaintances, I desire_____ only with a few.

A. introduction

B. cordiality

C. intimacy

D. encounter

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A child is the future of a family _________ nation.

A. just as

B. as a

C. like a

D. as well as of a

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I. The report ended on a .......... note.
II. They must take .......... steps to deal with the problem.

A. criticising

B. huge

C. positive

D. fancy

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The Romans were _________ science.

A. bad in

B. bad to

C. bad for

D. bad at

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The tunnel was so ___________ and congested, that we became ___________.

A. long, enthusiastic

B. deep, Cautious

C. dark, frightened

D. crowded, isolated

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Mohans career has taken some __________ twists and turns.

A. incentive

B. interesting

C. interactive

D. intuitive

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The stock market is very_____ at the moment.

A. sensible

B. sensitive

C. intensive

D. remunerative

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Few countries can____India in variety, colour and richness of dance-forms.

A. rival

B. depict

C. parallel

D. fight

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The stock markets ___________. The state they are in right now speaks volumes about this fact.

A. is the barometer of public confidence

B. are the best indicators of public sentiment

C. are used to trade in expensive shares

D. are not used to taking stock of all markets

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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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Let us quickly __________.

A. muddle

B. huddle

C. hurdle

D. puddle

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________ has been taken against some wholesale drug dealers for dealing in surgical items without a valid license and maintaining a stock of _________ drugs.

A. Note, overwhelming

B. Step, impressive

C. Execution, outdated

D. Action, expired