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Select the most appropriate set of words from the given choices to fill in the blanks.

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The water transport project on the west coast is ____ to get a shot in the arm with a new plan in which the Road Development Corporation will build the infrastructure and ___ a private party to operate the service.

A. scheduled, let

B. verge, permit

C. set, sanctions

D. bound, task

Correct Answer :

D. bound, task


bound - task

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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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After a short holiday Rajni came back totally_______.

A. rejuvenated

B. reborn

C. refurbished

D. revamped

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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

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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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Unpredictable __________ of the child could not lead the consultants to any ___________.

A. performance, setting

B. belief, judgment

C. operation, purpose

D. behaviour, conclusion

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She tries to adjust __________ her relations.

A. for

B. at

C. so

D. with

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Their ____ to scale the mountain peak was an absolute failure.

A. attempt

B. desire

C. anxiety

D. proposal

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The speaker did not properly use the time as he went on_______ on one point alone.

A. devoting

B. deliberating

C. diluting

D. distributing

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

A. possessed

B. procured

C. abandoned

D. seized

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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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________ pollution control measures are expensive, many industries hesitate to adopt them.

A. Although

B. However

C. Because

D. Despite

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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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I am always the first to admit that I have not accomplished everything that I ___________ achieve five years ago.

A. set out to

B. went to

C. thought to

D. thought of

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One dark night a Darvesh ___________ passing by a dry well.

A. wasnt

B. happened to be

C. discovered in

D. found to

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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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_________ of illiteracy from a nation that is set to become the most populated in the world is by no ________easy.

A. Countering, task

B. Driving, measure

C. Curbing, way

D. Eradication, means

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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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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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Although I was _________ of his plans, I encouraged him, because there was no one else who was willing to help.

A. sceptical

B. remorseful

C. fearful

D. excited

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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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His rude behaviour is a _________ his organisation.

A. disgrace for

B. disgrace on

C. disgrace upon

D. disgrace to

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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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Undoubtedly, English is the most___spoken language in the world today.

A. elaborately

B. greatly

C. widely

D. broadly

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You have no business to _________ pain on a weak and poor person.

A. inflict

B. put

C. direct

D. force

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In a ___________ tone, the leader made a powerful ___________ to the mob.

A. realistic, zeal

B. lower, conviction

C. loud, argument

D. soft, appeal

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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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I have given her ______ .

A. a work

B. some works

C. a piece of work

D. many works

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I could hardly recognize him ________ I saw him.

A. after

B. but

C. and

D. when

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I had a vague _________ that the lady originally belonged to Scotland.

A. notion

B. expression

C. imagination

D. theory