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Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.

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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

Correct Answer :

C. claimed, understanding


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The petitioner had ______ an immediate stay form the court on allotment of the Hats ________ of investigation into the alleged irregularities.

A. asked file process

B. sought, completion

C. propagated, finish

D. demanded, course

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By the time he was eighteen years old, Peter _______ to make a living and support his family.

A. begins

B. began

C. started beginning

D. would begin

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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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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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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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This is not the first time that the management has done some ___________ .

A. tough talk

B. tough talking

C. firm talk

D. firm talking

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Raj was _____________ introvert and would prefer to sit in the library rather than go out with friends.

A. the

B. a

C. like

D. an

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Education is central because electronic networks and software-driven technologies are beginning to ___________ the economic barriers between nations.

A. break down

B. break

C. crumble

D. dismantle

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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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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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It will take some time for many South Koreans to ___________ the conflicting images of North Korea, let alone to___________ what to make of their northern cousins.

A. reconcile, decide

B. understand, clarify

C. make out, decide

D. reconcile, understand

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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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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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The deceased left _______ children.

A. behind

B. for

C. with

D. by

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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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When she retired, she handed __________ the charge to the Vice-President.

A. over

B. out

C. across

D. off

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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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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

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They were _________ to vacate that house as _________ as possible.

A. asked, soon

B. ordered, easy

C. shown, early

D. told, later

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Sam asked me to keep this secret ___________ .

A. secret

B. in myself

C. amongst us

D. between us

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It is a story of two men and a batch of ______________ armoured cars.

A. deceased

B. diseased

C. decrepit

D. defeated

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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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Let us quickly __________.

A. muddle

B. huddle

C. hurdle

D. puddle

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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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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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I had a vague _________ that the lady originally belonged to Scotland.

A. notion

B. expression

C. imagination

D. theory

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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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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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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