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

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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

Correct Answer :

D. Eradication, means


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________ pollution control measures are expensive, many industries hesitate to adopt them.

A. Although

B. However

C. Because

D. Despite

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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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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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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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I have given her ______ .

A. a work

B. some works

C. a piece of work

D. many works

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Can you please __________ my web site just before I publish it ?

A. find out

B. go through

C. set out

D. look up

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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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The last____ were performed before the body was cremated.

A. rites

B. writes

C. rights

D. withers

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The ability of a woman to do well does not ______ on whether it is a mans world or not, because everyone has
his/her own opportunities. (1) trust (2) depend (3) reckon (4) live (5) rest (6) believe

A. (4) and (5)

B. (2) and (3)

C. (1) and (6)

D. (2) and (5)

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______________ his being innocent of the crime, the judge sentenced him to one year imprisonment.

A. Inspite of

B. In case of

C. On account of

D. In the event of

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____ at the major ports has led planners to develop satellite ports near them.

A. density

B. containment

C. transportation

D. congestion

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Opinions concerning him had remained nearly ____, his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change.

A. static

B. biased

C. limpid

D. stationary

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

A. notion

B. expression

C. imagination

D. theory

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There was a major accident. The plane crashed. The pilot _________ did not see the tower.

A. likely

B. probably

C. scarcely

D. hurriedly

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Satyajitrays films ________ all barriers of caste, creed and religion. They are universal.

A. transcend

B. transcends

C. trancend

D. transend

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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 organisation ___________ to popularise Indian classical music among the youth which has lost ___________ with its cultural roots.

A. endeavours, touch

B. wishes, interest

C. efforts, experience

D. exerts, intrigue

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The unprecedented rise in the price of gold in India, contrary to the___elsewhere in the world, is baffling the experts.

A. outlook

B. trend

C. cost

D. pattern

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He has not attained the age of 18. He was, therefore, no____ to vote in this election.

A. power

B. claim

C. right

D. authority

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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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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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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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Alexander Solzhepitsyns works will be_______ by every lover of liberal thought and they will bring home to him how restrictive freedom is in the Russian system.

A. rejected

B. skimmed

C. compiled

D. perused

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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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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