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

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The teacher _________ the concept by _________ practical examples.

A. showed, telling

B. gave, speaking

C. liked, citing

D. explained - quoting

Correct Answer :

D. explained - quoting


Obviously the concept has to be explained and practical examples can only be quoted.

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A great literary or artistic work is known as______.

A. par excellence

B. bete noire

C. peccadillo

D. magnum opus

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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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What are you _________ in the kitchen cupboard?

A. looking in

B. looking on

C. looking to

D. looking for

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Infant mortality rate in China has____ from 200 per thousand to 14 per thousand.

A. retarded

B. declined

C. contracted

D. minimised

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The neighbour grabbed the boy, and rolled him on the road to ___________ the flames.

A. cover

B. kill

C. burn out

D. fizz out

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Mr. Murugan has been in this college ________ 2010.

A. for

B. since

C. after

D. before

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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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Sheila gained an advantage __________ me.

A. upon

B. from

C. on

D. over

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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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There are different and ________ versions about what happened in the city, but one thing is certain. It is a dastardly act that must be condemned ________

A. Dissimilar, concertedly

B. Contrary, obviously

C. Conflicting, unequivocally

D. Unique, without conflict

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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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Laxmi lost an important file and rather than confessing her___ she blamed Sandra for losing it.

A. respect

B. image

C. attitude

D. mistake

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The official____ the Chief Minister of the situation in the town.

A. apprised

B. informed

C. appraised

D. asked

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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

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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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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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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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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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In India is __________ on protecting its resources, international business appears equally __________ to safeguard its profit.

A. dreaded, fragile

B. stubborn, weak

C. bent, determined

D. approaching, settled

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______________ his being innocent of the crime, the judge sentenced him to one year imprisonment.

A. Inspite of

B. In case of

C. On account of

D. In the event of

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_____ between labour and management is inevitable in any industrial society.

A. co-ordination

B. competition

C. friction

D. association

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Nordisk have recently ___________ a product called Glucometer.

A. started

B. commissioned

C. launched

D. begun

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The stock market is very_____ at the moment.

A. sensible

B. sensitive

C. intensive

D. remunerative

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As this country has become more ___________ industrial and internationalised, it has like all Western democracies in the ___________ of the executive.

A. urbanised, role

B. objective, wealth

C. synthesised, efficiency

D. civilized, convenience

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The teacher_____the boys comic which he was reading during the Mathematics period.

A. possessed

B. procured

C. abandoned

D. seized

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His attitude to his boss was so_____ that it caused a good deal of repulsion.

A. refulgent

B. arrogant

C. sycophantic

D. hybrid

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In India is __________ on protecting its resources, international business appears equally __________ to safeguard its profit.

A. dreaded, fragile

B. stubborn, weak

C. bent, determined

D. approaching, settled

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Though fond of many acquaintances, I desire_____ only with a few.

A. introduction

B. cordiality

C. intimacy

D. encounter

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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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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