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Each question below has two blanks,each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

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In India is __________ on protecting its resources, international business appears equally __________ to safeguard its profit.

A. dreaded, fragile

B. stubborn, weak

C. bent, determined

D. approaching, settled

Correct Answer :

C. bent, determined


Related Questions

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Sheila gained an advantage __________ me.

A. upon

B. from

C. on

D. over

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He will dispense ______ your services.

A. of

B. off

C. on

D. with

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Her uncle died in a car accident. He was quite rich. She suddenly _________ all her uncles money.

A. succeeded

B. caught

C. gave

D. inherited

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The Himalayas ran from east to west and cut off the cold winds from the north. This allowed agriculture to prosper and _____________ wealth, but it also ____________ barbarian invaders from the north.

A. attracted, dissipated

B. created, attracted

C. created, restricted

D. attracted, evicted

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It is not fair to cast___on honest and innocent persons.

A. aspirations

B. aspersions

C. inspiration

D. adulation

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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

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Nordisk have recently ___________ a product called Glucometer.

A. started

B. commissioned

C. launched

D. begun

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She was remarkably __________ in singing and dancing.

A. accomplished

B. conducive

C. fluctuating

D. cooperative

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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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I had already published a novel and it was an unexpected success. I thought my ___________ .

A. days were up

B. chances were good

C. lady luck was happy

D. fortune was made

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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 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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The President today______ the committee with the induction of the five new general secretaries in place of those dropped.

A. reconstituted

B. reviewed

C. formed

D. enlarged

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He became the Governor of a Province_____.

A. by and large

B. in the course of time

C. at times

D. little by little

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The move to allow dumping of mercury _________ An outcry from residents of the area who _________ that high levels of mercury will affect their health and destroy ecologically sensitive forest area.

A. resulted, insist

B. provoked, fear

C. incited, determined

D. activated, accept

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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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That charming girl was the ____ of all eyes.

A. target

B. cynosure

C. doggerel

D. ambition

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On the ______ occasion of Laxmi Puja the Mathurs bought a new car.

A. officious

B. auspicious

C. fortuitous

D. prosperous

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Women should be paid the same as men-when they do the same job, for surely, what is sauce for the______ is sauce for the ___

A. goose, gander

B. cock, hen

C. fox, vixen

D. buck, doe

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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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The human mind seems to have built-in ________against original thought.

A. prejudices

B. ideas

C. interests

D. safeguards

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I could hardly recognize him ________ I saw him.

A. after

B. but

C. and

D. when

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A garden knife is ______used for right pruning.

A. generally

B. compulsorily

C. systematically

D. daily

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When people around you are losing their heads, it is very difficult to remain serene. It needs a lot of____.

A. patience

B. strength

C. courage

D. goodness

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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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Education is an essential means of_________women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to fully_________ in the development process.

A. empower- include

B. empowering - participate

C. empowered - participating

D. empowerment - participate

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The final electoral rolls have been intensively revised through house-to-house_____.

A. documentation

B. categorisation

C. enumeration

D. investigation

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The two brothers look so_____ that it is difficult to tell one from the other.

A. identical

B. same

C. similar

D. resembling

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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 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