English: Fill in the Blanks — Set 34

Directions: Pick out the most appropriate pair of words to complete the given sentences.

  1. ___ he had mixed success in the past with his new technique, this time around the player had enough___ up his sleeve to win this match
    A) since, talent
    B) despite, drama
    C) although, tricks
    D) because, energy
    E) hence, magic
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      Option C
    As the sentence is contradictory, ‘although’ satisfies its demand.;; trick upone’s sleeve = have a secret plan
  2. The name of the roles offered to me___ the strong, funny and dynamic Indian woman that i had grown up ___.
    A) stated, today
    B) said, surrounded
    C) reflected, around
    D) depicted, to
    E) assessed, within
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      Option D
    reflect = throw back without consideration; depicted = portray
  3. The ___ to the free sim – card scheme offered by  the telecom company has been ___ and most people expressed complete ignorance about the scheme.
    A) reaction, stupendous
    B) acces, cordial
    C) contract, simple
    D) takers, high
    E) response, abysmal
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      Option E
    reaction is always negative(or used in contrary sense); so ‘response’ is  the right option.
  4. In our close relations it is easy to come___ clever men and women, but ___ to find virtuous ones.
    A) find, simpler
    B) up, arduous
    C) see, terrible
    D) across, difficult
    E) close, impossible
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      Option D
  5. Due to the ___ number of swine flu cases in the district, the health department has decided to spread___ about the diseases.
    A) raising, alertness
    B) populated, knowledge
    C) prolonged, understanding
    D) increasing, awareness
    E) high, ability
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      Option D
    awareness =knowledge of a situation
  6. After a ___ review it was found that many financial institutions don’t have proper ___ in place and could unwillingly be financing illegal activities.
    A) routine, checks
    B) periodic, space
    C) schedule, standard
    D) custom, timing
    E) suddenly, system
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      Option A
    routine = standard, regular; periodic = seasonal;
  7. The main reason youth unemployment has ___in this  region is the depth of the recession in these countries and the chances of improvement are ___unless government kick – start their economies.
    A) fallen, negligible
    B) risen visible
    C) grown, create
    D) soared, remote
    E) collapsed, much
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      Option D
    soared = escalcate/remote = farwawy; since ‘unless’  shows the contrary statement, so option A nad B are discarded
  8. For the country as a whole more than half the population ___ regular electricity as connections to the national grid are ___ and generators are expensive.
    A) deficient, dependable
    B) want, running
    C) lack, unenviable
    D) short, faded
    E) requiring, fumy
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      Option C
    unenviable = difficult
  9. It is ___ that 400 million Indian passengers will want to fly in or out of the country by 2050 and unless the airport facility is improved it will be ___ to handle this traffic.
    A) though, easier
    B) assume, worrisome
    C) estimated, difficult
    D) typical, perfect
    E) expected, able
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      Option C
    an organization never expects a data,it estimates it.
  10. Reform is set to gain ___ as much of the spade work for a vibrant economy such as ___ laws on taxing and banking are underway.
    A) steam, specializing
    B) advantage, fix
    C) pace, amending
    D) tame, modify
    E) weight, compensating
    View Answer
      Option C
    pace = rapidity

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22 Thoughts to “English: Fill in the Blanks — Set 34”

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    10/10 🙂

  2. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)

    6/10:(( ty

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    8/10 thank you team az

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