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In following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word (s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternatives.

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

A. officious

B. auspicious

C. fortuitous

D. prosperous

Correct Answer :

B. auspicious


On the auspicious occasion of Laxmi puja, the Mathurs bought a new car.

Related Questions

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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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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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Cairn cannot ________ bring into picture some ________outsider which has little experience and necessary consents to deal in the oil field.

A. Peremptorily, ascribed

B. Complaisantly, endorsed

C. Democratically, aberrant

D. Arbitrarily, unrelated

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She put____ a brief appearance at the end of the party.

A. on

B. in

C. across

D. up

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This is about ___________ a sociological analysis can penetrate.

A. as far as

B. the outer limit that

C. just how far into the subject

D. just the relative distance that

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She did not tell _________ that she _________ attended the party.

A. someone, have

B. no one, has

C. him, not

D. anyone, had

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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

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My friend and I decided to watch a play, however ______enjoyed it.

A. hardly of us

B. some few of us

C. we scarcely only

D. neither of us

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Few countries can____India in variety, colour and richness of dance-forms.

A. rival

B. depict

C. parallel

D. fight

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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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I. The report ended on a .......... note.
II. They must take .......... steps to deal with the problem.

A. criticising

B. huge

C. positive

D. fancy

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

A. notion

B. expression

C. imagination

D. theory

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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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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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They ________ their seats away from the curved wall panels to give themselves more space as the flight attendant brought drinks from the gallery, which was ________ with familys favorite snacks and beverages.

A. Swiveled, stocked

B. Hinged, lacquered

C. Pended, embellished

D. Retracted, thronged

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He is a popular teacher. He seems to be ______ for that profession.

A. cut down

B. cut off

C. cut in

D. cut out

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What are you _________ in the kitchen cupboard?

A. looking in

B. looking on

C. looking to

D. looking for

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It is inconceivable that in many schools children are subjected to physical _________ in the name of discipline.

A. violation

B. exercise

C. violence

D. security

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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 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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Political power is just as permanent as todays newspaper. Ten years down the line, ___________, who the most powerful man in any state was today.

A. who cares

B. nobody will remember what was written in todays newspaper or

C. few will know, or care about

D. when a lot of water will have passed under the bridge, who will care

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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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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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The flood of brilliant ideas has not only ___ us, but has also encouraged us to ___ the last date for submission of entries.

A. overwhelmed, extend

B. enjoyed, stretch

C. dismayed, decide

D. scared, scrap

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There are different and ________ versions about what happened in the city, but one thing is certain. It is a dastardly act that must be condemned ________

A. Dissimilar, concertedly

B. Contrary, obviously

C. Conflicting, unequivocally

D. Unique, without conflict

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Unpredictable __________ of the child could not lead the consultants to any ___________.

A. performance, setting

B. belief, judgment

C. operation, purpose

D. behaviour, conclusion

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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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A controversial issue was_____ by a member of the Opposition in the Assembly, but there was no time to discuss it.

A. risen

B. raised

C. arose

D. aroused

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When indecision grips a nation, free men feel the need for an _____ruler and are prepared to throw democracy overboard.

A. optimistic

B. autocratic

C. eccentric

D. energetic