Direction: In each of the following questions three statements with a blank in each are given. You have to choose a word from the given option that can fill all the blanks. Mark that option as your answer.
- a. A sense of duty __________Harry to answer her questions.
b. They may _________a witness’s attendance at court by issue of a summons.
c. By heav’n’s high will ___________from shore to shore.impedeconstrainrequirecompelAll are correctOption D
- a. The cost of the manor’s restoration _____________them to take in guests.
b. Health boards were finally ____________of the desirability of psychiatric units.
c. It wasn’t easy, but I _____________him to do the right thing.swaypersuadedetersupressAll are correctOption B
a. (of a situation or event) provide a sound reason for (someone) to do something. b. cause (someone) to believe something, especially after a sustained effort; convince. c. induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.
- a. It took all my Irish ____________to keep us out of court.
b. This story is perhaps just a bit of ____________.
c. He went overboard in ____________him into thinking that Joe considered him a nice guy.flatteryweedleblarneyobloquyAll are correctOption C
a. talk which aims to charm, flatter, or persuade (often considered typical of Irish people). b. amusing and harmless nonsense. c. influence or persuade (someone) using charm and pleasant flattery.
- a. Monica needed plenty of ______________before she actually left.
b. Writers of all political _____________came forward for the cause.
c. The village had two chapels for those of the Primitive Methodist ____________.confidencepersuasionrelianceauthenticityAll are correctOption B
a. the action or process of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something. b. a belief or set of beliefs, especially religious or political ones. c. a group or sect holding a particular religious belief.
- a. People of many ___________and cultures live in India.
b. The godparents will then swear that they believe in the ___________and the Commandments.
c. Liberalism was more than a political ____________.creedgospeldogmabeliefAll are correctOption A
a. a system of religious belief; a faith. b. a formal statement of Christian beliefs, especially the Apostles’ Creed or the Nicene Creed. c. a set of beliefs or aims which guide someone’s actions.
- a. Leila tried to ____________her arm from his hold.
b. They wanted people to _______________control of their lives from impersonal bureaucracies.
c. You appear convinced of my guilt, and ______________every reply I have made.extrortwrestwrenchsqueezeAll are correctOption B
a. forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp. b. take (something, especially power or control) after considerable effort or difficulty. c. distort the meaning or interpretation of (something) to suit one’s own interests or views.
- a. The baby was _______________from a shopping centre last night.
b. I ________________at the chance.
c. I was picking up _________________of conversation during the interview.grabcuntsnatchnabAll are correctOption C
a. steal (something) or kidnap (someone) by seizing or grabbing suddenly. b. eagerly take or accept (an offer or opportunity). c. a fragment of song or talk.
- a. She brushed some cake ________________off her dress.
b. He’s an absolute ______________.
c. Crispy __________________mushrooms with garlic dip is a delicious diet.speckshredcrumbstackAll are correctOption C
a. a small fragment of bread, cake, or biscuit. b. an objectionable or contemptible person. c. cover (food) with breadcrumbs.
- a. Australia’s winemakers have _________________modern science with traditional art.
b. A player has ________________four kings.
c. His ________________was poor and he lost.consolidateminglemeldbandAll are correctOption C
a. blend; combine. b. (in rummy, canasta, and other card games) lay down or declare (a combination of cards) in order to score points. c. a completed set or run of cards in rummy, canasta, and other card games.
- a. This soup is one of those _________________dishes which you gradually build up.
b. The English legal system is a _______________of legislation and judicial precedent.
c. Photographic _____________by computer is in trend.involutecompositeintricatecomponentAll are correctOption B
a. made up of several parts or elements. b. a thing made up of several parts or elements. c. combine (two or more images) to make a single picture.
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