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

A. up

B. down

C. on

D. with

Correct Answer :

B. down


If you tie down someone, you restrict his freedom in some way.

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The deceased left _______ children.

A. behind

B. for

C. with

D. by

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Although ___________ is not a very desirable feeling we need a certain amount of it to ___________ well.

A. anxiety, exist

B. grief, enjoy

C. pain, bestow

D. impatience, preach

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4

She had a terrible night caused by a(n)_____ during her sleep.

A. incubus

B. debility

C. obsession

D. delusion

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Regular exercise is conducive__________ heath.

A. in

B. to

C. for

D. of

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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

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I did not see the point of _________ waiting for them, so I went home.

A. hanging around

B. hanging on

C. hang together

D. hanging up

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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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They were _________ to vacate that house as _________ as possible.

A. asked, soon

B. ordered, easy

C. shown, early

D. told, later

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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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In an effort to provide _________ for higher education to all, most of the universities have been providing education without adequate infrastructure, thus churning out _________ graduates every year.

A. chances, fresh

B. platform, capable

C. opportunities, unemployable

D. prospects, eligible

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Drugs worth ` 3 lakhs were ......... from the apartment by
the police. (1) manufactured (2) ruptured (3) seized (4) confiscated (5) bought (6) compared

A. (1) and (4)

B. (2) and (3)

C. (3) and (5)

D. (3) and (4)

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I dont suppose that Pramod will be elected __________ how hard he struggles as he is not completely supported by the committee.

A. although

B. seeing as

C. no matter

D. however

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This is a_____ translation of the speech.

A. literary

B. literal

C. verbal

D. verbatim

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India has the_______ of high saving and low growth rates.

A. irony

B. similarity

C. difference

D. paradox

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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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The Romans were _________ science.

A. bad in

B. bad to

C. bad for

D. bad at

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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 fully _________ the problems facing the industry.

A. alive with

B. alive to

C. alive for

D. alive on

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

A. entirely

B. slightly

C. nowhere

D. frequently

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Among the factors_____ to the low productivity in agriculture, the first place is occupied by irregular water supply.

A. producing

B. showing

C. resulting

D. contributing

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He became the Governor of a Province_____.

A. by and large

B. in the course of time

C. at times

D. little by little

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Modern music doesn't king ______ to longevity, sometimes it is hard even to remember what the biggest hit from a _____ of years ago was.

A. itself, couple

B. much few

C. money some

D. mother, spatter

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

A. dull to

B. dull in

C. dull of

D. dull for

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The ___________ of the chronic balance of payments deficit which has ___________ the Finance Ministry under three Prime Ministers is very real.

A. temptation, reviled

B. understanding, menaced

C. impact, underestimated

D. dilemma, plagued

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The human mind seems to have built-in ________against original thought.

A. prejudices

B. ideas

C. interests

D. safeguards

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My India by Corbett deals ______ the authors familiarity with and love of India.

A. in

B. of

C. at

D. with

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The Defence Minister said today that the Government was determined to____the accord and tulfil the legitimate aspirations of the people.

A. implement

B. invest

C. practise

D. perform

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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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___ 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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His fears were explicitly betrayed by his______ voice.

A. phonetic

B. tremulous

C. tenuous

D. malodorous