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Each of the following sentences is followed by four words or group of words. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word or group of words.

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Since the British were masters of the seas, no ____ power could venture into Indian waters under British rule.

A. territorial

B. continental

C. maritime

D. geo-political

Correct Answer :

C. maritime


Maritime is used to describe things relating to the sea and to ships.

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In his address to the teachers, the Vice-Chancellor____certain measures being taken for improving the quality of college education.

A. declined

B. directed

C. advised

D. highlighted

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The Chairman will come here at 5 p.m. to_____ a lecture.

A. attain

B. speak

C. talk

D. deliver

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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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A public, servant who is guilty will not ___________ punishment and no ___________ person will be punished.

A. be, sincere

B. flee, guilty

C. defend, common

D. avoid, uninformed

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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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She was a devoted wife and looked____ her husband very well.

A. after

B. at

C. for

D. upon

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Regular exercise is conducive__________ heath.

A. in

B. to

C. for

D. of

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Although it has been more than 50 years since Satyajit Ray made Pather Panchali, ___________ refuse to go away from the mind.

A. the haunting images

B. its haunting images

C. its haunted images

D. the haunt of its images

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The _______ of criminalisation of politics needs to be _________ far more seriously.

A. lacuna, dealt

B. issue, addressed

C. system, broken

D. continuation, suppressed

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The organization takes its cue from the person on the top. I always told our business leaders their personal ___________ determined their organizations ___________.

A. serendipity, faux pas

B. predilection, despair

C. intensity, success

D. oddity, conformity

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By the middle of the 19th Century, the urban population of England _________ the rural population.

A. have exceed

B. exceeded

C. was to exceeds

D. exceeds

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Their ____ to scale the mountain peak was an absolute failure.

A. attempt

B. desire

C. anxiety

D. proposal

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___ about prolonged power cuts in urban areas, the authorities have decided to ___ over to more reliable and eco-friendly systems to run its pumps.

A. Worried, shift

B. Frantic, move

C. Troubled, jump

D. Concerned, switch

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Weather officials have __ below-normal rains this year. If the predictions come true, farm output could __ as most of Indias farmlands depend on rainwater for irrigation.

A. forecasted-shrank

B. forecast-shrank

C. forecast-shrink

D. predicted-expand

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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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The speaker did not properly use the time as he went on_______ on one point alone.

A. devoting

B. deliberating

C. diluting

D. distributing

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We have not yet fully realised the _________ consequences of the war.

A. happy

B. pleasing

C. grim

D. exciting

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The manager told us _________ Ramesh was very anxious _________ the meeting.

A. about, in

B. that, before

C. like, during

D. the, for

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Statistics __________ always my worst subject.

A. are

B. were

C. is

D. have

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

A. on

B. in

C. across

D. up

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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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Even as the _________ elsewhere in the world are struggling to come out of recession, Indian consumers are splurging on consumer goods and to _________ this growth, companies are investing heavily in various sectors.

A. economies, meet

B. countries, inhibit

C. governments, measure

D. nations, inflict

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Education is an essential means of_________women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to fully_________ in the development process.

A. empower- include

B. empowering - participate

C. empowered - participating

D. empowerment - participate

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When we call others dogmatic, what we really object to is ___________ .

A. their giving the dog a bad name

B. their holding dogmas that are different from our own

C. the extremism that goes along with it

D. the subversion of whatever they actually believe in concomitantly

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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

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You have no business to _________ pain on a weak and poor person.

A. inflict

B. put

C. direct

D. force

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Although I was _________ of his plans, I encouraged him, because there was no one else who was willing to help.

A. sceptical

B. remorseful

C. fearful

D. excited