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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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What are you _________ in the kitchen cupboard?

A. looking in

B. looking on

C. looking to

D. looking for

Correct Answer :

D. looking for


The word looking for means in search of.

Related Questions

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

A. up

B. in

C. at

D. out

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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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India has the_______ of high saving and low growth rates.

A. irony

B. similarity

C. difference

D. paradox

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The flood of brilliant ideas has not only ___ us, but has also encouraged us to ___ the last date for submission of entries.

A. overwhelmed, extend

B. enjoyed, stretch

C. dismayed, decide

D. scared, scrap

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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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Opinions concerning him had remained nearly ____, his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change.

A. static

B. biased

C. limpid

D. stationary

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The genocides in Bosnia and Rwanda, apart from being mis-described in the most sinister and _________ manner as 'ethnic cleansing', were also blamed, in further hand-washing rhetoric, on something dark and interior to __________ and perpetrators alike.

A. innovative, communicator

B. enchanting, leaders

C. disingenuous, victims

D. exigent, exploiters

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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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Our _______________ diversity may also be of some value. Because we have always learned to live with pluralism, it is possible that we may be better prepared to _____________ the diversity of global economy.

A. stupefying, negotiate

B. plural, alleviate

C. variegated, annihilate

D. dreary, exasperate

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The ability of a woman to do well does not ______ on whether it is a mans world or not, because everyone has
his/her own opportunities. (1) trust (2) depend (3) reckon (4) live (5) rest (6) believe

A. (4) and (5)

B. (2) and (3)

C. (1) and (6)

D. (2) and (5)

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Let us quickly __________.

A. muddle

B. huddle

C. hurdle

D. puddle

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The journey may be made by sea or___by road.

A. alternately

B. alteringly

C. conversely

D. alternatively

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The varsitys poll process for ___________ of new candidates has ___________ poor response with only ten thousand applications being received till date.

A. entrusting, seen

B. registration, evoked

C. entrance, made

D. admission, made

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Is not learning superior ____ wealth ?

A. than

B. from

C. by

D. to

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It is raining __________ . Do not go out.

A. heavily

B. fast

C. soundly

D. strongly

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

A. Although

B. However

C. Because

D. Despite

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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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As the weekend finally rolled around. the city folk were only ___ happy to settle down and laugh their cares _____.

A. just, afar

B. too, away

C. extremely, off

D. very, up

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Every one will admit that swindling ones fellow beings is a necessary practice; upon it, is based really sound commercial success ___________.

A. sell what you cannot buy back

B. buy what you will sell to another at a higher price

C. buy cheap and sell dear

D. sell what you can, do not buy from a competitor

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These issues are extremely ________ and any knee jerk reaction will ultimately result in a loss of ________ for all shareholders

A. Unassociated, curare

B. Ambiguous, plutocracy

C. Nuanced, opportunity

D. Contexed, serendipity

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A public, servant who is guilty will not ___________ punishment and no ___________ person will be punished.

A. be, sincere

B. flee, guilty

C. defend, common

D. avoid, uninformed

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The Director pointed out in favour of the manager that the profitability of the plant had _____ since he had taken over.

A. arisen

B. increased

C. developed

D. declined

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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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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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He has not attained the age of 18. He was, therefore, no____ to vote in this election.

A. power

B. claim

C. right

D. authority

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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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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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Survival of mankind itself is in danger due to__________of atomic weapons.

A. perpetuation

B. regularisation

C. provocation

D. proliferation