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Each of the following sentences is followed by four words or group of words. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word or group of words.

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Despite his _____ he had to suffer.

A. punishment

B. fault

C. negligence

D. innocence

Correct Answer :

D. innocence


As a matter of rule, who should suffer? The guilty?. But the word despite points to the contrary. Hence, innocence.

Related Questions

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Lack of financing options, __________ with HR and technological __________ , make small and medium enterprises sector the most vulnerable component of our economy.

A. except, loophole

B. coupled, challenges

C. armed, benefits

D. registered, strategies

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4

Man is still a____in the labour market.

A. guilt

B. possibility

C. endemic

D. commodity

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4

The prisoner showed no _________ for his crimes.

A. hatred

B. obstinacy

C. remorse

D. anger

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4

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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4

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

A. notion

B. expression

C. imagination

D. theory

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4

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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Although ___________ is not a very desirable feeling we need a certain amount of it to ___________ well.

A. anxiety, exist

B. grief, enjoy

C. pain, bestow

D. impatience, preach

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4

She had a terrible night caused by a(n)_____ during her sleep.

A. incubus

B. debility

C. obsession

D. delusion

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4

His answer was such______ I expected him to give.

A. that

B. which

C. as

D. like which

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4

Shanku was born_____ a silver spoon in his mouth and was very proud of his wealth.

A. with

B. along

C. on

D. within

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There are not solitary, free-living creatures ; every form of life is ______ other forms.

A. dependent on

B. parallel to

C. overshadowed by

D. segregated from

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The teacher _________ the concept by _________ practical examples.

A. showed, telling

B. gave, speaking

C. liked, citing

D. explained - quoting

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4

Sheila gained an advantage __________ me.

A. upon

B. from

C. on

D. over

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Once he has signed the agreement, he wont be able to back______.

A. up

B. in

C. at

D. out

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4

The unprecedented rise in the price of gold in India, contrary to the___elsewhere in the world, is baffling the experts.

A. outlook

B. trend

C. cost

D. pattern

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4

____ 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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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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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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4

Is not learning superior ____ wealth ?

A. than

B. from

C. by

D. to

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4

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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His attitude to his boss was so_____ that it caused a good deal of repulsion.

A. refulgent

B. arrogant

C. sycophantic

D. hybrid

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The house that the actress lives in is beautiful, but the surroundings are ________ unpleasant.

A. quite

B. more and more

C. a little quite

D. very little

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4

The teacher_____the boys comic which he was reading during the Mathematics period.

A. possessed

B. procured

C. abandoned

D. seized

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_________ of illiteracy from a nation that is set to become the most populated in the world is by no ________easy.

A. Countering, task

B. Driving, measure

C. Curbing, way

D. Eradication, means

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The Romans were _________ science.

A. bad in

B. bad to

C. bad for

D. bad at

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To ___time, please go___ foot and not by bus.

A. spend, with

B. kill, towards

C. utilise, on

D. gain, on

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The treasure was hidden ______ a big shore.

A. on

B. underneath

C. toward

D. off

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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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A controversial issue was_____ by a member of the Opposition in the Assembly, but there was no time to discuss it.

A. risen

B. raised

C. arose

D. aroused

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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