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Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

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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

Correct Answer :

C. incited, determined


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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

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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

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Turn the lights ______ before you go to bed.

A. on

B. off

C. out

D. down

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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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Traffic problems in Bombay are as serious as in any other city in India and they are complicated by digging of roads by the corporation on this or that ____.

A. aspect

B. pretext

C. intention

D. instance

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

A. occupations

B. preoccupations

C. predilections

D. business

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His residence is on the______ of Hyderabad.

A. rim

B. core

C. periphery

D. outskirts

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The window of our room ____ he rear.

A. overlooks

B. opens

C. opposes

D. adjoins

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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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The master dispensed_______the services of his servant.

A. up

B. with

C. from

D. through

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His rude behaviour is a _________ his organisation.

A. disgrace for

B. disgrace on

C. disgrace upon

D. disgrace to

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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 _______ 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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Every human being, after the first few days of his life, is a product of two factors: on the one hand, there is his __________ endowment; and on the other hand, there is the effect of environment, including _________

A. constitutional, weather

B. congenital, education

C. personal, climate

D. economic, learning

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Scientists, working to save the earth, have ___________ dry water that soaks carbon three times better than water, and hence helps ___________ global warming.

A. aided, cut

B. created, combat

C. built, stop

D. produced, increase

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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

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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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Though one eye is kept firmly on the___________, the company now also promotes ___________ contemporary art.

A. present, experimental

B. future, popular

C. present, popular

D. market, popular

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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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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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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

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Nowadays there exists a spirit of___ among the various departments of the University. This has led to a number of interdisciplinary research publications due to interaction of various research groups.

A. co-operation

B. education

C. casteism

D. favouritism

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She tries to adjust __________ her relations.

A. for

B. at

C. so

D. with

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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 law prohibits a person from felling a sandalwood tree, even if it grows on ones own land, without prior permission from the government. As poor people cannot deal with the government this legal provision leads to a rip-roaring business for ___________, who care neither for the ___________ , nor for the trees

A. middlemen, rich

B. the government, poor

C. touts, rich

D. touts, poor

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AIDS is not a disease that can be___through the air or by insects.

A. circulated

B. transferred

C. transmitted

D. conducted

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Although there is ______________ gunfire, there is no stiff resistance to the revolutionary army.

A. bitter

B. meagre

C. continuous

D. sporadic

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Most political leaders acquire their position by causing a large number of people to believe that these leaders are ___________ by altruistic desires.

A. actuated

B. convinced

C. categorized

D. led

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She did not tell _________ that she _________ attended the party.

A. someone, have

B. no one, has

C. him, not

D. anyone, had

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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