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

A. rival

B. depict

C. parallel

D. fight

Correct Answer :

A. rival


If A rivals B, both A and B are of the same standard or quality. In other words, A matches B. Few countries can rival India means there is hardly any country that can match India. India is almost unique.

Related Questions

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The treasure was hidden ______ a big shore.

A. on

B. underneath

C. toward

D. off

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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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4

There was a major accident. The plane crashed. The pilot _________ did not see the tower.

A. likely

B. probably

C. scarcely

D. hurriedly

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The carriage foundered in a snowdrift and it took two hours to_____ it.

A. exert

B. pillage

C. exacerbate

D. extricate

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Real friends, genuinely wanting the best for the organisation, ___________ different garbs.

A. come in

B. clad in

C. dressed in

D. clothed in

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Growth under this government has been ________ high and remarkably ________ even during the worst global economic crisis.

A. Impededly, flippant

B. Relatively, intractable

C. Obstructedly, rigid

D. Sustainedly, resilient

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The Defence Minister said today that the Government was determined to____the accord and tulfil the legitimate aspirations of the people.

A. implement

B. invest

C. practise

D. perform

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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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In these bleak and depressing times of ___________ prices, non-performing governments and ___________ crime rates, Sourav Ganguly has given us, Indians , a lot to cheer about

A. escalating, increasing

B. spiralling, booming

C. spiralling, soaring

D. ascending, debilitating

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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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The car we were travelling in _________ a mile from home.

A. broke off

B. broke down

C. broke into

D. broke up

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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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Football evokes a ___________ response in India compared to cricket, that almost ___________ the nation.

A. tepid, boiling

B. lukewarm, electrifies

C. turbid, fascinating

D. apocryphal, genuinely fascinates

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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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When you want to digitalise a city __________ with millions, you dont bet __________ the odds.

A. proceeding, into

B. teeming, against

C. undergoing, adhere

D. dangling, for

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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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When indecision grips a nation, free men feel the need for an _____ruler and are prepared to throw democracy overboard.

A. optimistic

B. autocratic

C. eccentric

D. energetic

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It is difficult to speak a language fluently unless ______ regularly.

A. it is in practice

B. it is by practising

C. it will be practised

D. it is practised

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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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4

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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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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I had not expected to meet him; it was quite an ______ meeting.

A. organised

B. intentional

C. undesirable

D. accidental

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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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This is a_____ translation of the speech.

A. literary

B. literal

C. verbal

D. verbatim

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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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Cellular phone service has______ in a new phase of communication.

A. called

B. ushered

C. resulted

D. started

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Although he is ___________ person, he occasionally loses his ___________

A. quiet, power

B. cheerful, grief

C. balanced, temper

D. thoughtful, Anxiety

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A great literary or artistic work is known as______.

A. par excellence

B. bete noire

C. peccadillo

D. magnum opus

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What are you _________ in the kitchen cupboard?

A. looking in

B. looking on

C. looking to

D. looking for

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These issues are extremely ________ and any knee jerk reaction will ultimately result in a loss of ________ for all shareholders

A. Unassociated, curare

B. Ambiguous, plutocracy

C. Nuanced, opportunity

D. Contexed, serendipity