English: Odd Words for upcoming Exam Set 11

Which of the words/phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) given below should replace the words/phrases given in bold in the following sentences to make it meaningful and grammatically correct?

  1. The history of Sri Lanka would be very different had he not survived that attack, like also the history of the Tamil people in Sri Lanka if Rajiv Gandhi was not assassinated four years later in Tamil Nadu.
    A) be, casual, attack, like
    B) have been, unusual, raid, as
    C) had been, unique, invasion,, as
    D) have been, different, assault, as
    E) No correction required.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The sentence is : The history of Sri Lanka would have been very different had he not survived that assault, as also the history of the Tamil people in Sri Lanka if Rajiv Gandhi was not assassinated four years later in Tamil Nadu.
  2. Jayewardena’s scion, Ranasinghe Premadasa, terminated the engagement with India on the vigor of direct negotiations with the LTTE, thus ending the role India could play in the full realisation of the principles incarnated in the agreement.
    A) replacement, energy, combined, concord
    B) scion , vitality, corportaed, treaty
    C) successor, strength, embodied, accord
    D) substitute, potential, materialized, rapport
    E) No correction required.
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- Jayewardena’s successor, Ranasinghe Premadasa, terminated the engagement with India on the strength of direct negotiations with the LTTE, thus ending the role India could play in the full realisation of the principles embodied in the accord.
  3. The indication of the Supreme Court ruling is that the liability is always on trial judges to keep in mind the degree of retardation of victims and their level of understanding while realizing their mark.
    A) suggestion, responsibility, appraising, prove
    B) implication, onus, appreciating, evidence,
    C) insinuation, duty, esteeming, conviction
    D) intimation, stigma, aspiring, guarantee
    E) No correction required.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- The implication of the Supreme Court ruling is that the onus is always on trial judges to keep in mind the degree of retardation of victims and their level of understanding while appreciating their evidence.
  4. The court had chosen the challenging path of analysing the import of such judicial interpretation, along with the question whether expanding the notion of age is within its release. It has ruled that it is outside its sphere.
    A) had, weighing, excuse, region
    B) has, evaluating, dispatch, sphere
    C) has, analysing, remit, domain
    D) had, studying, slacken, area
    E) No correction required.
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- The court has chosen the challenging path of analysing the import of such judicial interpretation, along with the question whether expanding the notion of age is within its remit. It has ruled that it is outside its domain.
  5. What is abundantly clear, though, is that the judiciary, the very institution the people look to, for deliverance from normative coercion and support for individual freedoms, can occasionally side with the presumed majority.
    A) amply, at, outrage, accepted
    B) fully, with, intensity, alleged
    C) lavishly, for, ferocity,  anticipated
    D) liberally, towards, intensity, assumed
    E) No correction required.
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      Option E
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- What is abundantly clear, though, is that the judiciary, the very institution the people look to, for deliverance from normative coercion and support for individual freedoms, can occasionally side with the presumed majority.
  6. Publicly available data suggests that the founders enervated three key issues at Infosys — a high partition package to a former CFO, Sikka’s own remuneration of $11 million, and Infosys’ acquisition of Panaya in 2015 which was alleged to be over-priced and decietfully benefiting the management.
    A) news, indicated, rupture, evasively
    B) information, flagged, severance, indirectly
    C) data, weakened, split, incidently
    D) instructions, enervated, isolation, circuitously
    E) No correction required.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- Publicly available information suggests that the founders flagged three key issues at Infosys — a high severance package to a former CFO, Sikka’s own remuneration of $11 million, and Infosys’ acquisition of Panaya in 2015 which was alleged to be over-priced and indirectly benefiting the management.
  7. The judiciary is the savior of individual privileges, and the last court of appeal for the people, against restraints by the state and majority dividends.
    A) defender, permissions, enforcements, concerns
    B) paragon, exemptions, oppressions, interests
    C) savior, concessions, violences, concerns
    D) protector, liberties, coercion, interests
    E) No correction required.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- The judiciary is the protector of individual liberties, and the last court of appeal for the people, against coercion by the state and majority interests.
  8. Mr Shastri who interrupted the breaking news of women cricket team’s progress to the finals like the intermittent English rain, with his appointment as the coach of the men’s team — and all the drama that went with that.
    A) disturbed, over, occassional, show
    B) suspended, for, discontinuous, drama
    C) spasmodic, to, erratic, show
    D) broken, at, broken, drama
    E) No correction required.
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      Option E
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- Mr Shastri who interrupted the breaking news of women cricket team’s progress to the finals like the intermittent English rain, with his appointment as the coach of the men’s team — and all the drama that went with that.
  9. A discussion on Indian agriculture is creeped with the certainly of it being redirected to issues not exactly connected with agriculture.
    A) charged, probability, inevitably, with
    B) fraught, possibility, necessarily, to
    C) anxious, contingency, fundamentally, to
    D) filled, potentiality, vitally, with
    E) No correction required.
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- A discussion on Indian agriculture is fraught with the possibility of it being redirected to issues not necessarily connected to agriculture.
  10. Indian carriers were largely unfit to make use of these settlements; apart from Air India and Jet Airways none of the other domestic carriers had  widebody aircraft and hence could not prolonged operations to Europe, US, Australia or Africa.
    A) inefficient, pacts, widebody, lengthen
    B) ineffective, understandings, widebody, amplified
    C) impotent, arrangementts, widebody, broaden
    D) unable, agreements, widebody, extend
    E) No correction required.
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The sentence is:- Indian carriers were largely unable to make use of these agreements; apart from Air India and Jet Airways none of the other domestic carriers had widebody aircraft and hence could not extend operations to Europe, US, Australia or Africa.

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  1. Saurabh Kumar

    10 d extent kahA HAI OPTION ME

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