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Pick out the most effective word/phrases from the given alternatives marked (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) given below each sentence to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningful and grammatically correct.

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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

Correct Answer :

A. quite


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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

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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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Mohans career has taken some __________ twists and turns.

A. incentive

B. interesting

C. interactive

D. intuitive

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Turn the lights ______ before you go to bed.

A. on

B. off

C. out

D. down

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Serious threat to our ecology and environment can be ______ with organic cultivation.

A. hastened

B. impeded

C. aggravated

D. combated

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

A. exert

B. pillage

C. exacerbate

D. extricate

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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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Once he has signed the agreement, he wont be able to back______.

A. up

B. in

C. at

D. out

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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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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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One of the major critiques of the examination system is that it ___________ to a spirit of ___________ competition among the students.

A. results, defective

B. accompanies, adequate

C. develops, intense

D. takes, severe

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When she retired, she handed __________ the charge to the Vice-President.

A. over

B. out

C. across

D. off

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Today we have achieved a milestone by completing 60 years of independence. Its now the time for everyone or every Indian to undergo_________of the achievements we already made and also those that are to be still_________

A. self-introspection-achiver

B. self-examination-achieve

C. introspection-achieved

D. search-found

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

A. broke off

B. broke down

C. broke into

D. broke up

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Economic growth is on auto-pilot, unlikely to be derailed by any lapse into ________ and controls or to be ________ by serious policy reforms.

A. Growth, blowed

B. Boom, berated

C. Recession, reduced

D. Dirigisme, boosted

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The last____ were performed before the body was cremated.

A. rites

B. writes

C. rights

D. withers

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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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More is ___________ of conditions of the tribals in Maharashtra than ___________ conditions of those in the other parts of the country.

A. certain, the

B. known, of

C. aware, of

D. aware, of

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In these bleak and depressing times of ___________ prices, non-performing governments and ___________ crime rates, Sourav Ganguly has given us, Indians , a lot to cheer about

A. escalating, increasing

B. spiralling, booming

C. spiralling, soaring

D. ascending, debilitating

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Raj was _____________ introvert and would prefer to sit in the library rather than go out with friends.

A. the

B. a

C. like

D. an

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China is a big country, in area it is bigger than any other country __________ Russia.

A. accept

B. except

C. expect

D. access

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If strict security measures were taken, the tragedy might have been ________

A. restrained

B. averted

C. removed

D. controlled

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

A. after

B. at

C. for

D. upon

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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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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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This approach would ________ the enormous illiteracy problem to be ________ in a holistic manner.

A. enable, tackled

B. focus, viewed

C. envision, dealt

D. combine, judged

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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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The bus __________ fifty passengers fell __________ the river.

A. with; into

B. for; upon

C. over; on

D. of; at

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It____ not look like a great deal today, but back then it was a coup: no man before ____ to import tea directly into Ireland.
The option that will best fill the blanks in the above sentences would be:

A. may, has dared

B. may, had dared

C. might, have dared

D. might, have ever dared