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In the 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 alternative out of the four.

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

A. restrained

B. averted

C. removed

D. controlled

Correct Answer :

B. averted


Related Questions

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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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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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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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One of the major critiques of the examination system is that it ___________ to a spirit of ___________ competition among the students.

A. results, defective

B. accompanies, adequate

C. develops, intense

D. takes, severe

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

A. perpetuation

B. regularisation

C. provocation

D. proliferation

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

A. incubus

B. debility

C. obsession

D. delusion

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A growing number of these expert professionals ___________ having to train foreigners as the students end up ___________ the teachers who have to then unhappily content with no jobs at all or new jobs with drastically reduced pay packets

A. are, supplanting

B. welcome, assisting

C. resist, challenging

D. resent, replacing

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Unpredictable __________ of the child could not lead the consultants to any ___________.

A. performance, setting

B. belief, judgment

C. operation, purpose

D. behaviour, conclusion

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Infant mortality rate in China has____ from 200 per thousand to 14 per thousand.

A. retarded

B. declined

C. contracted

D. minimised

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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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Mr. Murugan has been in this college ________ 2010.

A. for

B. since

C. after

D. before

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After a recent mild paralytic attack his movements are_____ restricted otherwise he is still very active.

A. entirely

B. slightly

C. nowhere

D. frequently

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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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Drugs worth ` 3 lakhs were ......... from the apartment by
the police. (1) manufactured (2) ruptured (3) seized (4) confiscated (5) bought (6) compared

A. (1) and (4)

B. (2) and (3)

C. (3) and (5)

D. (3) and (4)

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An organization .......... to the mission of road safety has prepared an action plan for reducing accidents and related
injuries and fatalities. (1) specified (2) inaugurated (3) committed (4) kicked off (5) succumbed (6) dedicated

A. (3) and (6)

B. (1) and (5)

C. (3) and (5)

D. (4) and (6)

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That charming girl was the ____ of all eyes.

A. target

B. cynosure

C. doggerel

D. ambition

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Undoubtedly, English is the most___spoken language in the world today.

A. elaborately

B. greatly

C. widely

D. broadly

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He will dispense ______ your services.

A. of

B. off

C. on

D. with

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Though one eye is kept firmly on the___________, the company now also promotes ___________ contemporary art.

A. present, experimental

B. future, popular

C. present, popular

D. market, popular

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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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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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________ pollution control measures are expensive, many industries hesitate to adopt them.

A. Although

B. However

C. Because

D. Despite

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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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Despite his _____ he had to suffer.

A. punishment

B. fault

C. negligence

D. innocence

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Your present statement does not _________ what you said last week.

A. accord to

B. accord in

C. accord with

D. accord 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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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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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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The window of our room ____ he rear.

A. overlooks

B. opens

C. opposes

D. adjoins