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In following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word (s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternatives.

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China is a big country, in area it is bigger than any other country __________ Russia.

A. accept

B. except

C. expect

D. access

Correct Answer :

B. except


China is a big country. In area it is bigger than any other country except Russia. [except means other than, accept means consent, expect means to anticipate and access means entrance].

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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 masks worn by the men helped them _______their identity.

A. conceal

B. congeal

C. masquerade

D. cheat

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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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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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Serious threat to our ecology and environment can be ______ with organic cultivation.

A. hastened

B. impeded

C. aggravated

D. combated

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Alexander Solzhepitsyns works will be_______ by every lover of liberal thought and they will bring home to him how restrictive freedom is in the Russian system.

A. rejected

B. skimmed

C. compiled

D. perused

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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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Throw a stone ______ the fierce dog.

A. at

B. upon

C. on

D. above

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The manners and ___________ of the nouveau riche is a recurrent ___________ in the literature.

A. style, motif

B. morals, story

C. wealth, theme

D. morals, theme

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Let us quickly __________.

A. muddle

B. huddle

C. hurdle

D. puddle

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There is much difficulty _____ getting _____ this place and it is not possible to reach _____ without the grace of the lord.
The option that best fill the blanks in the above sentence would be:

A. in, to, it

B. to, to, it

C. to, in, it

D. in, in, in

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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 journey may be made by sea or___by road.

A. alternately

B. alteringly

C. conversely

D. alternatively

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Many teachers ___________ the lack of ___________ for leaving the job.

A. cited, reason

B. explained, force

C. claimed, understanding

D. argued, culprit

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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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The present Constitution will see ___________ amendments but its basic structure will survive.

A. much more

B. many more

C. too many more

D. quite a few more

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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

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I had a vague _________ that the lady originally belonged to Scotland.

A. notion

B. expression

C. imagination

D. theory

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Skeptics would not ___________ that the earth actually moves, let alone that it ___________ around the sun.

A. permit, orbits

B. accept, revolves

C. experience, circles

D. assume, went

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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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I did not see the point of _________ waiting for them, so I went home.

A. hanging around

B. hanging on

C. hang together

D. hanging up

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The bus __________ fifty passengers fell __________ the river.

A. with; into

B. for; upon

C. over; on

D. of; at

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My friend and I decided to watch a play, however ______enjoyed it.

A. hardly of us

B. some few of us

C. we scarcely only

D. neither of us

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The neighbour grabbed the boy, and rolled him on the road to ___________ the flames.

A. cover

B. kill

C. burn out

D. fizz out

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

A. restrained

B. averted

C. removed

D. controlled

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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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Regular exercise is conducive__________ heath.

A. in

B. to

C. for

D. of

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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