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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 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

Correct Answer :

B. began


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The master dispensed_______the services of his servant.

A. up

B. with

C. from

D. through

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His rude behaviour is a _________ his organisation.

A. disgrace for

B. disgrace on

C. disgrace upon

D. disgrace to

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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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Sheila gained an advantage __________ me.

A. upon

B. from

C. on

D. over

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She was a devoted wife and looked____ her husband very well.

A. after

B. at

C. for

D. upon

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On the ______ occasion of Laxmi Puja the Mathurs bought a new car.

A. officious

B. auspicious

C. fortuitous

D. prosperous

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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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Political power is just as permanent as todays newspaper. Ten years down the line, ___________, who the most powerful man in any state was today.

A. who cares

B. nobody will remember what was written in todays newspaper or

C. few will know, or care about

D. when a lot of water will have passed under the bridge, who will care

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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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Survival of mankind itself is in danger due to__________of atomic weapons.

A. perpetuation

B. regularisation

C. provocation

D. proliferation

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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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____ at the major ports has led planners to develop satellite ports near them.

A. density

B. containment

C. transportation

D. congestion

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I could hardly recognize him ________ I saw him.

A. after

B. but

C. and

D. when

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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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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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He lost confidence and _________ of the deal at the last minute.

A. backed out

B. backed on

C. backed down

D. backed onto Practice Exercise

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In India is __________ on protecting its resources, international business appears equally __________ to safeguard its profit.

A. dreaded, fragile

B. stubborn, weak

C. bent, determined

D. approaching, settled

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Rajeshs car wasnt __________ Rameshs, so we were too exhausted by the time we reached home.

A. such comfortable

B. as comfortable as

C. comfortable enough

D. so comfortable that

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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 masks worn by the men helped them _______their identity.

A. conceal

B. congeal

C. masquerade

D. cheat

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Jacob was a rich old man who lived_____ alone in a huge house because his children did not care about him.

A. only

B. all

C. more

D. too

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Gokhales patriotic speeches____ people to dedicate their lives to the nation.

A. forced

B. inspired

C. instigated

D. prompted

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The influence of the environment on man is revealed by an_____ study.

A. anthropological

B. ecological

C. epigraphic

D. numismatic

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Success comes to those who are vigilant not to permit______ from the chosen path.

A. distraction

B. deviation

C. alienation

D. diversion

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I have given her ______ .

A. a work

B. some works

C. a piece of work

D. many works

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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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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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Ravi was always_______ of the good fortune of others.

A. miserable

B. irritable

C. greedy

D. envious

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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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The deceased left _______ children.

A. behind

B. for

C. with

D. by