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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 you were found guilty of exceeding the speed limit, you ______ to pay a fine.

A. would have

B. would had

C. will have

D. have

Correct Answer :

A. would have


Related Questions

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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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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 Hollywood star and the Bollywood heroine are being.........
as the next big onscreen couple. (1) labeled (2) explained (3) worshiped (4) touted (5) exclaimed (6) shouted

A. (2) and (4)

B. (1) and (3)

C. (2) and (6)

D. (1) and (4)

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Regular exercise is conducive__________ heath.

A. in

B. to

C. for

D. of

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Turn the lights ______ before you go to bed.

A. on

B. off

C. out

D. down

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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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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 car driver was arrested for rash driving and his licence was_____ by the police.

A. impounded

B. prescribed

C. suspended

D. penalised

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Although it has been more than 50 years since Satyajit Ray made Pather Panchali, ___________ refuse to go away from the mind.

A. the haunting images

B. its haunting images

C. its haunted images

D. the haunt of its images

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Mohans career has taken some __________ twists and turns.

A. incentive

B. interesting

C. interactive

D. intuitive

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Laxmi lost an important file and rather than confessing her___ she blamed Sandra for losing it.

A. respect

B. image

C. attitude

D. mistake

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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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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 valley is known for its ________ growth of vegetation.

A. luxurious

B. luxury

C. luxuriant

D. luxuriously

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Nowadays there exists a spirit of___ among the various departments of the University. This has led to a number of interdisciplinary research publications due to interaction of various research groups.

A. co-operation

B. education

C. casteism

D. favouritism

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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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His remarks were filled with _____ , which sounded lofty but presented nothing new to the audience.

A. aphorisms

B. platitudes

C. bombast

D. adages

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

A. perpetuation

B. regularisation

C. provocation

D. proliferation

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Ill take ______now as I have anothers appointment some where else.

A. departure

B. my leave

C. permission

D. leave from work

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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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Our _______________ diversity may also be of some value. Because we have always learned to live with pluralism, it is possible that we may be better prepared to _____________ the diversity of global economy.

A. stupefying, negotiate

B. plural, alleviate

C. variegated, annihilate

D. dreary, exasperate

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The students _________ not reach on time _________ of the transport strike.

A. can, as

B. could, because

C. may, account

D. will, despite

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

A. elaborately

B. greatly

C. widely

D. broadly

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Man is still a____in the labour market.

A. guilt

B. possibility

C. endemic

D. commodity

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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 prisoner showed no _________ for his crimes.

A. hatred

B. obstinacy

C. remorse

D. anger

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Although there is ______________ gunfire, there is no stiff resistance to the revolutionary army.

A. bitter

B. meagre

C. continuous

D. sporadic