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Pick out the most effective word/phrases from the given alternatives marked (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) given below each sentence to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningful and grammatically correct.

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By the middle of the 19th Century, the urban population of England _________ the rural population.

A. have exceed

B. exceeded

C. was to exceeds

D. exceeds

Correct Answer :

B. exceeded


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There are different and ________ versions about what happened in the city, but one thing is certain. It is a dastardly act that must be condemned ________

A. Dissimilar, concertedly

B. Contrary, obviously

C. Conflicting, unequivocally

D. Unique, without conflict

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Economic growth is on auto-pilot, unlikely to be derailed by any lapse into ________ and controls or to be ________ by serious policy reforms.

A. Growth, blowed

B. Boom, berated

C. Recession, reduced

D. Dirigisme, boosted

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Let us quickly __________.

A. muddle

B. huddle

C. hurdle

D. puddle

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Cellular phone service has______ in a new phase of communication.

A. called

B. ushered

C. resulted

D. started

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I dont suppose that Pramod will be elected __________ how hard he struggles as he is not completely supported by the committee.

A. although

B. seeing as

C. no matter

D. however

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The Himalayas ran from east to west and cut off the cold winds from the north. This allowed agriculture to prosper and _____________ wealth, but it also ____________ barbarian invaders from the north.

A. attracted, dissipated

B. created, attracted

C. created, restricted

D. attracted, evicted

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He was ______ pertaining his innocence.

A. stridently

B. harshly

C. confidently

D. quickly

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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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Man is still a____in the labour market.

A. guilt

B. possibility

C. endemic

D. commodity

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I am fully _________ the problems facing the industry.

A. alive with

B. alive to

C. alive for

D. alive on

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The Romans were _________ science.

A. bad in

B. bad to

C. bad for

D. bad at

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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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The manager told us _________ Ramesh was very anxious _________ the meeting.

A. about, in

B. that, before

C. like, during

D. the, for

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A man reportedly .......... two passports with the same photograph, but under different names was arrested by the
commissioners Task Force. (1) possessing (2) examining (3) surrendering (4) mastering (5) holding (6) fixating

A. (2) and (3)

B. (3) and (6)

C. (1) and (5)

D. (1) and (4)

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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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The Chairman will come here at 5 p.m. to_____ a lecture.

A. attain

B. speak

C. talk

D. deliver

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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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___ about prolonged power cuts in urban areas, the authorities have decided to ___ over to more reliable and eco-friendly systems to run its pumps.

A. Worried, shift

B. Frantic, move

C. Troubled, jump

D. Concerned, switch

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Although there is ______________ gunfire, there is no stiff resistance to the revolutionary army.

A. bitter

B. meagre

C. continuous

D. sporadic

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Ravi was always_______ of the good fortune of others.

A. miserable

B. irritable

C. greedy

D. envious

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A five-year-old boy was_____ from his school on Monday last by his servant for a ransom of Rs 8, 000.

A. driven

B. arrested

C. escorted

D. kidnapped

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The high cutoff marks this year have ___ college admission-seekers to either ___ for lesser known colleges or change their subject preferences.

A. cajoled, ask

B. pressured, sit

C. forced, settle

D. strained, compromise

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Can you please __________ my web site just before I publish it ?

A. find out

B. go through

C. set out

D. look up

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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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The ability of a woman to do well does not ______ on whether it is a mans world or not, because everyone has
his/her own opportunities. (1) trust (2) depend (3) reckon (4) live (5) rest (6) believe

A. (4) and (5)

B. (2) and (3)

C. (1) and (6)

D. (2) and (5)

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His most striking _____ is the enthusiasm which he brings to everything he does.

A. factor

B. attitude

C. characteristic

D. character

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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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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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________ 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

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The journey may be made by sea or___by road.

A. alternately

B. alteringly

C. conversely

D. alternatively