Direction (1-10): In each question below two sentences are given with two blanks in each. Each question is followed by four options with two words in each. You have to select that option as your answer which can fill both the blanks of both the sentence I and II.
- a. If you keep using ____________language, you’re going to get in ___________at school.
b. The ___________dancing put the church authority into __________.immaculate, accomodateindecent, distressupright, afflictionobscene , troubleAll are correctOption D
obscene = (of the portrayal or description of sexual matters) offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency.
- a. If you _________from threatening your ex-wife, she might be _________to you.
b. The treaty was signed when both world leaders agreed to __________ from building nuclear weapons for ten years so that the citizen would be ____________to them.refrain , nicerrestrain, bettercopulate, appositedeliver, nicerAll are correctOption A
- a. The bitter divorce __________the family in ___________.
b. When my wife ________me and took our children, I felt as though my life was in ________.parted, choasleft , shamblesdeserted, disarrayabandoned, structuresAll are correctOption B
shambles = a state of total disorder.
- a. To ____________your recent absences from my class, I need a written note from your parent or guardian that you will ___________do this again.
b. The boss will ____________ your flashy outfit today given that you ___________wear it to your work again.absolve, nixcondone , neverremit, jugfuldenounce, ultimatelyAll are correctOption B
condone = accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive).
- a. Even though Jack was told to behave in church, he was still __________by _________loudly during the sermon.
b. I cannot believe you use such __________words when __________to your spouse!ancillary, speakingatrocious, conversingoutrageous, babblingegregious , talkingAll are correctOption D
egregious = outstandingly bad; shocking.
- a. Veronica was warned that the cops would ______________a fine, in addition to revoking her driving license, the next time she was ___________texting while driving.
b. The cops __________additional fines on motorists that are ___________speeding near public schools, because many children walk there.draft, abductedimpost, grabbedlevy , caughttax, jammedAll are correctOption C
- a. Although the cold was ____________, it _______________cause Eloise to feel awful.
b. Since the rumor is __________, we can stop it by telling the truth ___________.mellow, eventuallynascent, tardilyincipient, immediatelyembryonic, directlyAll are correctOption C
incipient = beginning to happen or develop.
- a. Doctors are supposed to practice under ___________in which they put their patients’ health before financial ___________.
b. Although the football team consisted of mostly inexperienced players, its strong teamwork _______________allowed it to get the _____________.ethos , compensationphilosophy, reparationgenius, deprivationdolt, ambitionAll are correctOption A
ethos = the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations.
- a. The _____________metal will soon be ___________to construct the new bridge.
b. Long ago the blacksmith was very popular because he created ___________metals for both decorative and professional __________.constructed, usewrought, usedone, usecreated, useAll are correctOption B
wrought = made or fashioned in the specified way.
- a. Because of their professor’s _________in teaching, the medical students had no problem _________the exam.
b. Although Marvin had never played the math game before, his ___________helped him ___________the exam.prudence, fleetingsagacity , passingacumen, ephemeralparanoia, abidingAll are correctOption B
sagacity = the quality of being sagacious./ wisdom