English: Fill in the Blanks – Set 36

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

  1. Noteworthy is the___ in the demand for industrial robots, at an annual rate of 9% since 2011, making the upgradation of human skills ___upon corporations and governments alike.
    A) dispatch, beseeching
    B) expedition, beg
    C) acceleration, imperative
    D) deferral, conjure
    E) Hinderance, mendicant
    View Answer
      Option C
    acceleration= increase in speed/rate; imperative = of vital importance
    Expedition = promptness; dispatch = deal quickly
  2. The growth in international migration by as much as 50% since 1990 and the rise of xenophobia in many parts of the world ___the dangers from the lopsided ___of the current phase of globalisation.
    A) cloud, lam
    B) obscure, orbited
    C) dupe, voyage
    D) illustrate, trajectory
    E) rebut, trach
    View Answer
      Option D
    illustrate = explains with example; trajectory = path followed by an object
  3. On Tuesday, the constitutional vision, under siege for much of India’s journey as a democratic republic, came within a ___of ___at the hands of the Supreme Court.
    A) barber, destruction
    B) whisker, destruction
    C) editor, destruction
    D) floffer, destruction
    E) fisker, destruction
    View Answer
      Option B
    whisker = very small amount; destruction = breaking up
  4. Had the Chief Justice managed to ___one other judge to sign on to his judgment, we would have found ourselves living under a Constitution that sanctions the complete ___of the individual to the claims of her religious community.
    A) arouse, plunge
    B) manage, inundation
    C) prohibit, dive
    D) stifle, settling
    E) persuade, submergence
    View Answer
      Option E
    persuade = induce to do something through reasoning or argument; submergence = to sink or plunge under water or beneath the surface of any enveloping medium.
  5. By holding that the 1937 Act ___all Muslim personal law, Justice Nariman ___the need for reconsidering this longstanding position, even as he doubted its correctness in a brief, illuminating paragraph.
    A) enciphered, precluded
    B) redacted, demanded
    C) codified, obviated
    D) systemized, asked
    E) scripted, involved
    View Answer
      Option C
    codified = arrange into a systematic order; obviate = remove a need or difficulty
  6. Not only did the ___opinion privilege community claims over individual constitutional rights, it also ___the freedom of religion with personal law, thereby advancing a position where religion could become the arbiter of individuals’ civil status and civil rights.
    A) protesting,  related
    B) according, unionized
    C) acceding, combined
    D) accommodative, fluxed
    E) dissenting, conflated
    View Answer
      Option E
    dissenting = hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly held; conflated = combine into one
  7. I believe it is important to try to ___the logic of the minute from other perspectives as well, without thereby excusing its ___power claims and the cunning of British imperial politics.
    A) fasten, egregious
    B) contract, egregious
    C) snarl, egregious
    D) unravel, egregious
    E) puzzle, egregious
    View Answer
      Option D
    unravel = investigate and explain; egregious = outstandingly bad
  8. Nepal-India relations have been ___for decades, but the two Modi visits did not help ___them.
    A) glassy, fix
    B) propionate, correct
    C) justified, mend
    D) adhered, restore
    E) uneven, repair
    View Answer
      Option E

  9. The government must cease to be a ___litigant, and ___power should be made use to reduce the grievance of the future litigant.
    A) necessary, immense
    B) compulsive, executive
    C) important, terrific
    D) logical,terrible
    E) ideal, amazing
    View Answer
      Option B
  10. NLP had a lot of laudable ___ and there was nothing to disagree___.
    A) commitments, to
    B) comments, for
    C) assertions, off
    D) statements, with
    E) declarations, of
    View Answer
      Option D
    statements = clear expression of sth;




   Click here for more English Language Questions

Related posts

20 Thoughts to “English: Fill in the Blanks – Set 36”

  1. Barbu (。♥‿♥。)

    Thanku AZ 🙂



  3. Diya

    answer of 4th question option D or E which one is correct?

  4. -HOPE- (dipankar)


  5. Sachin shukla( Banker 2018)


  6. Srishti

    Q. no. 8 Answer = E

    1. Navya

      mam 8 mai but bhi utna suitable sound nhi kr rha na, I think and sounds better

  7. Jeetesh Chandra


  8. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    6/10 ty,,

  9. जय तिवारी IPS??


Leave a Comment