English Questions: Fill in the Blanks 64

Direction (1-10): In each question below a sentence is given with two blanks. 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 the sentence respectively.

  1. Crossing the line into violence is often done under cover of ____________________ of the mob. The perpetrators of the large-scale murder of Sikhs in Delhi in 1984, or the _______________ in urban spaces in Gujarat nearly two decades later, tried to function as part of a faceless mob.
    obscurity, affection
    anonymity, carnage
    seclusion, amiable
    isolation, courtesy
    All are correct
    Option B

     

  2. Take the case of the fears that are ____________________ to be generated by the claim that Hindus, despite currently accounting for around 80 per cent of the Indian population, will in the __________________ future be reduced to a minority.
    searched, accidental
    sought, foreseeable
    asked, devious
    questioned, capricious
    All are correct
    Option B

     

  3. Startups are born out of entrepreneurial _________________ , but much of entrepreneurship is not startup. A successful startup conceives of an idea and converts it into a ________________ product or service, which is accepted by early customers.
    desire, tangible
    thirst, physical
    fancy, conceptual
    demand, palpable
    All are correct
    Option A

     

  4. Entrepreneurs make things happen even in the most difficult situations because of their ______________ fighting spirits. Studies have shown that an enabling policy ________________ has the power to accelerate entrepreneurs’ success.
    rare, bedlam
    exceptional, anarchy
    peculiar, entropy
    unique, regime
    All are correct
    Option D

     

  5. Lack of skilled resources can _______________ the prospects of a venture’s scaling up. A policy intervention must __________________ both the public and private sectors to produce industry-ready talent instead of just certificate holders.
    venture, inspire
    menace, urge
    jeopardise, encourage
    imperil, aid
    All are correct
    Option C

     

  6. The fund manager’s fee and distributors’ commission are two of the main components in the expense ratio. Though the investor does not ________________ an out-of-pocket commission to the distributor while investing in a mutual fund, the fund company pays it and charges it to investor as a part of the ________________ratio.
    give, profit
    offer, revenue
    sell, toll
    pay, expense
    All are correct
    Option D

     

  7. The US has __________________ many challenges to its paramount power status over the last century. After World War I, Britain still had a sprawling empire, but there was little doubt that power was _______________ from its hands and slipping towards the other side of the Atlantic.
    dismiss, appearing
    brushed off, ebbing
    rebuff, flowing
    ignore, invigorating
    All are correct
    Option B

     

  8. China brings a very different world view to global negotiating tables, believing as it does that its own way of running things is superior to all others. Xinhua recently ______________dismissed western-style democracy, declaring, “China has absolutely no need to ______________ the failing party political systems of other countries”.
    scornfully, import
    disdainfully, infamy
    sneeringly, frivolity
    haughtily, rationality
    All are correct
    Option A

     

  9. The US was in quite a _________________ last week on the alleged use of a _________________term by the President (which he denied) during a closed door meeting to refer to countries who are sending unwanted immigrants.
    hush, offensive
    flutter, derogatory
    loiter, abusive
    dawdle, insulting
    All are correct
    Option B

     

  10. Third world countries have ______________politicians with their own selfish agendas. They don’t compromise on national priorities for the country’s progress and work hard to obstruct the other. The Democrats and Republicans in the US have taken _____________ politics to a fine art, often threatening to shut down the government and taking months for important bills to pass.
    perverse, partial
    petulant, opponent
    fractious, partisan
    refractory, fair
    All are correct
    Option C

     



 

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7 Thoughts to “English Questions: Fill in the Blanks 64”

  1. Bad girl 😎 😎

    tanku:P

  2. Chotu D(mind) !! {NONSENSE}

    thank u 🙂

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