Home
Current Affairs January 2024

Direction.

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.

What is the correct answer?

4

Success comes to those who are vigilant not to permit______ from the chosen path.

A. distraction

B. deviation

C. alienation

D. diversion

Correct Answer :

B. deviation


a) , (b) and (d) are close choices. Distraction happens to your thoughts. When we are talking of path, it is either deviation or diversion. While diversion is moving away from the main course (road), deviation is moving away from the normal (here chosen) path.

Related Questions

What is the correct answer?

4

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

A. can, as

B. could, because

C. may, account

D. will, despite

What is the correct answer?

4

The carriage foundered in a snowdrift and it took two hours to_____ it.

A. exert

B. pillage

C. exacerbate

D. extricate

What is the correct answer?

4

Mountaineering institutes___to the young climbers the technical knowledge which has been accumulated over the years.

A. impart

B. indicate

C. apply

D. help

What is the correct answer?

4

The Romans were _________ science.

A. bad in

B. bad to

C. bad for

D. bad at

What is the correct answer?

4

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

What is the correct answer?

4

If you were found guilty of exceeding the speed limit, you ______ to pay a fine.

A. would have

B. would had

C. will have

D. have

What is the correct answer?

4

The prisoner showed no _________ for his crimes.

A. hatred

B. obstinacy

C. remorse

D. anger

What is the correct answer?

4

Your present statement does not _________ what you said last week.

A. accord to

B. accord in

C. accord with

D. accord for

What is the correct answer?

4

In spite of her other_____, Kasthuri still managed to find time for her hobbies.

A. occupations

B. preoccupations

C. predilections

D. business

What is the correct answer?

4

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

A. organised

B. intentional

C. undesirable

D. accidental

What is the correct answer?

4

The car we were travelling in _________ a mile from home.

A. broke off

B. broke down

C. broke into

D. broke up

What is the correct answer?

4

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

What is the correct answer?

4

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

What is the correct answer?

4

Happiness consists in being _________what we have?

A. contented to

B. contented with

C. contented for

D. contented in

What is the correct answer?

4

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)

What is the correct answer?

4

Real friends, genuinely wanting the best for the organisation, ___________ different garbs.

A. come in

B. clad in

C. dressed in

D. clothed in

What is the correct answer?

4

After a recent mild paralytic attack his movements are_____ restricted otherwise he is still very active.

A. entirely

B. slightly

C. nowhere

D. frequently

What is the correct answer?

4

An organization .......... to the mission of road safety has prepared an action plan for reducing accidents and related
injuries and fatalities. (1) specified (2) inaugurated (3) committed (4) kicked off (5) succumbed (6) dedicated

A. (3) and (6)

B. (1) and (5)

C. (3) and (5)

D. (4) and (6)

What is the correct answer?

4

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

A. transcend

B. transcends

C. trancend

D. transend

What is the correct answer?

4

___ 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

What is the correct answer?

4

India has the_______ of high saving and low growth rates.

A. irony

B. similarity

C. difference

D. paradox

What is the correct answer?

4

No child is _________ understanding. One has to wait and provide proper guidance.

A. dull to

B. dull in

C. dull of

D. dull for

What is the correct answer?

4

He became the Governor of a Province_____.

A. by and large

B. in the course of time

C. at times

D. little by little

What is the correct answer?

4

Her uncle died in a car accident. He was quite rich. She suddenly _________ all her uncles money.

A. succeeded

B. caught

C. gave

D. inherited

What is the correct answer?

4

Statistics __________ always my worst subject.

A. are

B. were

C. is

D. have

What is the correct answer?

4

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

What is the correct answer?

4

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

What is the correct answer?

4

The house that the actress lives in is beautiful, but the surroundings are ________ unpleasant.

A. quite

B. more and more

C. a little quite

D. very little

What is the correct answer?

4

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

What is the correct answer?

4

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