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Each sentence below has a blank, each blank indicates that something has been omitted. Choose the word that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

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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

Correct Answer :

B. all


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Scientists, working to save the earth, have ___________ dry water that soaks carbon three times better than water, and hence helps ___________ global warming.

A. aided, cut

B. created, combat

C. built, stop

D. produced, increase

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Traffic problems in Bombay are as serious as in any other city in India and they are complicated by digging of roads by the corporation on this or that ____.

A. aspect

B. pretext

C. intention

D. instance

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Every one will admit that swindling ones fellow beings is a necessary practice; upon it, is based really sound commercial success ___________.

A. sell what you cannot buy back

B. buy what you will sell to another at a higher price

C. buy cheap and sell dear

D. sell what you can, do not buy from a competitor

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Serious threat to our ecology and environment can be ______ with organic cultivation.

A. hastened

B. impeded

C. aggravated

D. combated

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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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I have given her ______ .

A. a work

B. some works

C. a piece of work

D. many works

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Though fond of many acquaintances, I desire_____ only with a few.

A. introduction

B. cordiality

C. intimacy

D. encounter

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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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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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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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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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Rajeev was upset because he _____________ forgotten his best friends birthday?

A. have

B. shall

C. will

D. had

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Rajeshs car wasnt __________ Rameshs, so we were too exhausted by the time we reached home.

A. such comfortable

B. as comfortable as

C. comfortable enough

D. so comfortable that

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I. He was good with Mathematics so he could not fathorn why other people cribbed about such an .......... subject.
II. In a world so riddled with greed and corruption where every man seems to be out to get another, it is not very .......... to trust others.

A. good

B. exciting

C. wise

D. easy

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I am an entertainer, ___________ , I have to keep smiling because in my heart laughter and sorrow have an affinity.

A. even if I have tears in me

B. even though I am depressed inside

C. while entertaining people

D. in the entertainment business

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Despite his _____ he had to suffer.

A. punishment

B. fault

C. negligence

D. innocence

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A person who is clean and tidy in how he dresses up commands better_________from those around him than those who have aand unkempt appearance_________

A. respectful - slovenly

B. respect - slovenly

C. respected - untidy

D. respect - tidy

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The organization takes its cue from the person on the top. I always told our business leaders their personal ___________ determined their organizations ___________.

A. serendipity, faux pas

B. predilection, despair

C. intensity, success

D. oddity, conformity

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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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That charming girl was the ____ of all eyes.

A. target

B. cynosure

C. doggerel

D. ambition

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The manners and ___________ of the nouveau riche is a recurrent ___________ in the literature.

A. style, motif

B. morals, story

C. wealth, theme

D. morals, theme

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Sheila gained an advantage __________ me.

A. upon

B. from

C. on

D. over

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Among the factors_____ to the low productivity in agriculture, the first place is occupied by irregular water supply.

A. producing

B. showing

C. resulting

D. contributing

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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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The speaker did not properly use the time as he went on_______ on one point alone.

A. devoting

B. deliberating

C. diluting

D. distributing

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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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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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There is no ______ evidence to support your assertion.

A. facile

B. fictitious

C. facetious

D. factual

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She was a devoted wife and looked____ her husband very well.

A. after

B. at

C. for

D. upon

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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