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

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Nabeesa was not_____ by the criticism and paid no_____ even when her best friend talked against her.

A. threatened, warning

B. troubled, mind

C. deterred, heed

D. bothered, attention

Correct Answer :

C. deterred, heed


c) and (d) are close choices. Both heed and attention are acceptable for the second blank. Now, on to the first blank. You are bothered with or about something, but you are deterred by it.

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Economic growth is on auto-pilot, unlikely to be derailed by any lapse into ________ and controls or to be ________ by serious policy reforms.

A. Growth, blowed

B. Boom, berated

C. Recession, reduced

D. Dirigisme, boosted

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It is the role of the state to ____ crime and protect people and property. If the state is unable to prevent a crime it falls upon the state to __ the victim.

A. prevent-support

B. preventing-encourage

C. prevent-supporting

D. forbid-discourage

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My India by Corbett deals ______ the authors familiarity with and love of India.

A. in

B. of

C. at

D. with

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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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The influence of the environment on man is revealed by an_____ study.

A. anthropological

B. ecological

C. epigraphic

D. numismatic

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Skeptics would not ___________ that the earth actually moves, let alone that it ___________ around the sun.

A. permit, orbits

B. accept, revolves

C. experience, circles

D. assume, went

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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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He was ______ pertaining his innocence.

A. stridently

B. harshly

C. confidently

D. quickly

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Although he is ___________ person, he occasionally loses his ___________

A. quiet, power

B. cheerful, grief

C. balanced, temper

D. thoughtful, Anxiety

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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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His answer was such______ I expected him to give.

A. that

B. which

C. as

D. like which

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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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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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Science is a sort of news agency comparable ___________ to other news agencies.

A. principally

B. in principle

C. in principal

D. in spirit and form

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Ravi was always_______ of the good fortune of others.

A. miserable

B. irritable

C. greedy

D. envious

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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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The official____ the Chief Minister of the situation in the town.

A. apprised

B. informed

C. appraised

D. asked

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As navigators, calendar makers, and other _________ of the night sky accumulated evidence to the contrary, ancient astronomers were forced to __________ that certain bodies might move in circles about points, which in turn moved in circles about the earth.

A. scrutinizers, believe

B. observers, agree

C. scrutinizers, suggest

D. observers, concede

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The present____has not prevented the railway minister from announcing an increasing number of superfast trains.

A. crisis

B. syndrome

C. generation

D. stability

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I. Usually fund-raising events and charity auctions raise a large amount of money as people from all sections of the society get an opportunity to .......... for a cause.
II. Today, a person needs to .......... very hard for surviving in the corporate race.

A. work

B. contribute

C. effort

D. donate

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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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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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This approach would ________ the enormous illiteracy problem to be ________ in a holistic manner.

A. enable, tackled

B. focus, viewed

C. envision, dealt

D. combine, judged

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The Romans were _________ science.

A. bad in

B. bad to

C. bad for

D. bad at

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The present Constitution will see ___________ amendments but its basic structure will survive.

A. much more

B. many more

C. too many more

D. quite a few more

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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

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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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Drawing attention to the pitfalls of _________ solely on Uranium as a fuel for nuclear reactors, Indian scientists warned that Uranium will not last for long and thus research on Thorium as its must be revived _________.

A. using, substitute

B. believing, replacement

C. depending, reserve

D. relying, alternative

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Statistics __________ always my worst subject.

A. are

B. were

C. is

D. have

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The water transport project on the west coast is ____ to get a shot in the arm with a new plan in which the Road Development Corporation will build the infrastructure and ___ a private party to operate the service.

A. scheduled, let

B. verge, permit

C. set, sanctions

D. bound, task