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

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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

Correct Answer :

B. created, combat


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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

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The tunnel was so ___________ and congested, that we became ___________.

A. long, enthusiastic

B. deep, Cautious

C. dark, frightened

D. crowded, isolated

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The high cutoff marks this year have ___ college admission-seekers to either ___ for lesser known colleges or change their subject preferences.

A. cajoled, ask

B. pressured, sit

C. forced, settle

D. strained, compromise

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A garden knife is ______used for right pruning.

A. generally

B. compulsorily

C. systematically

D. daily

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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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Happiness consists in being _________what we have?

A. contented to

B. contented with

C. contented for

D. contented in

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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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The students _________ not reach on time _________ of the transport strike.

A. can, as

B. could, because

C. may, account

D. will, despite

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Nature is ______ and unchangeable , and it is ______ as to whether its hidden reasons and ______ are ______ to man or not.
The option that best fill the blanks in the above sentence would be:

A. relentless, indifferent, actions, understandable

B. persistent, heartless, actions, comprehensible

C. inexorable, apathetic, activities, explicable

D. ineseapable, unconcerned, activities, intelligible

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Growth under this government has been ________ high and remarkably ________ even during the worst global economic crisis.

A. Impededly, flippant

B. Relatively, intractable

C. Obstructedly, rigid

D. Sustainedly, resilient

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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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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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Our Constitution was based on the belief that the free ___________ of ideas, people and cultures is essential to the ___________ of a democratic society.

A. selection, concurrence

B. interchange, preservation

C. reversal, upholding

D. dissemination, congruence

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She was remarkably __________ in singing and dancing.

A. accomplished

B. conducive

C. fluctuating

D. cooperative

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After a short holiday Rajni came back totally_______.

A. rejuvenated

B. reborn

C. refurbished

D. revamped

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I had not expected to meet him; it was quite an ______ meeting.

A. organised

B. intentional

C. undesirable

D. accidental

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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 fears were explicitly betrayed by his______ voice.

A. phonetic

B. tremulous

C. tenuous

D. malodorous

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Most political leaders acquire their position by causing a large number of people to believe that these leaders are ___________ by altruistic desires.

A. actuated

B. convinced

C. categorized

D. led

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The battalion operating from the mountain was able to tie____ three enemy divisions.

A. up

B. down

C. on

D. with

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Mr. Murugan has been in this college ________ 2010.

A. for

B. since

C. after

D. before

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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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The treasure was hidden ______ a big shore.

A. on

B. underneath

C. toward

D. off

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These issues are extremely ________ and any knee jerk reaction will ultimately result in a loss of ________ for all shareholders

A. Unassociated, curare

B. Ambiguous, plutocracy

C. Nuanced, opportunity

D. Contexed, serendipity

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The prisoner showed no _________ for his crimes.

A. hatred

B. obstinacy

C. remorse

D. anger

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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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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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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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Gokhales patriotic speeches____ people to dedicate their lives to the nation.

A. forced

B. inspired

C. instigated

D. prompted

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Few professions can ___________ the sheer variety and constant ___________ of being a doctor.

A. like, struggle

B. share, enthusiast

C. match, challenge

D. draw, work-load