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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

Correct Answer :

B. accept, revolves


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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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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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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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He ___________ a wrong act because it was ___________ for him to do so due to circumstantial forces.

A. compelled, necessary

B. refused, dangerous

C. did, avoidable

D. committed, inevitable

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The members were_____ of the date of the meeting well in advance.

A. communicated

B. conveyed

C. ignorant

D. inform

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There are not solitary, free-living creatures ; every form of life is ______ other forms.

A. dependent on

B. parallel to

C. overshadowed by

D. segregated from

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

A. rival

B. depict

C. parallel

D. fight

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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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_________ 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

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His remarks were filled with _____ , which sounded lofty but presented nothing new to the audience.

A. aphorisms

B. platitudes

C. bombast

D. adages

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Sam asked me to keep this secret ___________ .

A. secret

B. in myself

C. amongst us

D. between us

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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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Brands __________ decision-simplicity strategies make full use of available information to __________ where consumers are on the path of decisions making and direct them to the best market offers.

A. diluting, divulge

B. tempting, maintain

C. imputing, overdrive

D. pursuing, assess

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Women should be paid the same as men-when they do the same job, for surely, what is sauce for the______ is sauce for the ___

A. goose, gander

B. cock, hen

C. fox, vixen

D. buck, doe

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Regular exercise is conducive__________ heath.

A. in

B. to

C. for

D. of

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The first round of the contest had the students ___________ themselves and ___________ about their hobbies.

A. introducing, talking

B. sensitizing, sketching

C. showcasing, planning

D. acclimatizing, mentioning

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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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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

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Mr. Murugan has been in this college ________ 2010.

A. for

B. since

C. after

D. before

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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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Shanku was born_____ a silver spoon in his mouth and was very proud of his wealth.

A. with

B. along

C. on

D. within

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It is time to ________ ongoing programmes and ______ new horizons.

A. value, choose

B. speculate, experiment

C. reject, consider

D. assess, seek

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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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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

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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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Let us quickly __________.

A. muddle

B. huddle

C. hurdle

D. puddle

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It is not ______________ for a man to be confined to the pursuit of wealth.

A. healthy

B. easy

C. possible

D. common

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

A. likely

B. probably

C. scarcely

D. hurriedly