Direction: In each of the following questions three sentences 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. The queue in the bank hasn’t _________.
b. ________ up, boys, make room for your uncle.
c. He wouldn’t _________on his decision.budgebearstirbreastAll are correctOption A
a. make or cause to make the slightest movement. b. make room for another person by moving. c. change an opinion.
- a. The father laughs and jovially ___________his son’s hair.
b. A blouse with a high ____________ neck.
c. A very full shirt with ____________down the front.conciliateagitaterufflepacifyAll are correctOption C
a. disorder or disarrange (someone’s hair), typically by running one’s hands through it. b. ornament with or gather into a frill. c. an ornamental gathered or goffered frill of lace or other cloth on a garment, especially around the wrist or neck.
- a. Tears of __________and frustration were devastating.
b. In a ___________, he lashed the horse on.
c. The ___________ of a gathering storm is inevitable.serenityfuryseveritytranquilityAll are correctOption B
a. wild or violent anger. b. a surge of violent anger or other strong feeling. c. extreme strength or violence in an action or a natural phenomenon.
- a. Doctors are not _____________.
b. __________cures for a variety of ailments are available now-a-days.
c. For an encyclical to be ___________the Pope must speak ex cathedra.precariouserrantreliableinfallibleAll are correctOption D
a. incapable of making mistakes or being wrong. b. never failing; always effective. c. (in the Roman Catholic Church) credited with papal infallibility.
- a. The musical had the audience dancing in the ____________.
b. I spend much of my time at the shops, wandering through the ___________.
c. The tiled roof over the south ____________.obstructavenueaisleepilougeAll are correctOption C
a. a passage between rows of seats in a building such as a church or theatre, an aircraft, or train. b. a passage between cabinets and shelves of goods in a supermarket or other building. c. (in a church) a lower part parallel to the nave, choir, or transept, from which it is divided by pillars.
- a. A breeze ___________out the candle.
b. His life was ____________out by a sniper’s bullet.
c. They smoked and _________a great deal.kindlesavesnuffedsuffocateAll are correctOption C
a. extinguish (a candle or flame). b. kill or put an end to in an abrupt or sudden manner. c. sniff up powdered tobacco.
- a. Gourmets will want to _____________our game specialities.
b. Their genuflections ___________of superstition and popery.
c. The subtle _________of wood smoke.savourrelishavulseregretAll are correctOption A
a. taste (good food or drink) and enjoy it to the full. b. have a suggestion or trace of (a quality or attribute, typically one considered bad). c. a characteristic taste, flavour, or smell, especially a pleasant one.
- a. He had to present himself as more of a lovable __________ than a spirit of corruption.
b. His neighbours ____________ his method of proceeding.
c. They ______________his conduct.deprecatereprobateapprobateapplauseAll are correctOption B
a. an unprincipled person. b. express or feel disapproval of. c. condemn
- a. A cold _________lunch was served at King’s palace.
b. The daily ____________ of urban civilization.
c. He was ___________from side to side.whackbuffetabetsurrenderAll are correctOption B
a. a meal consisting of several dishes from which guests serve themselves. b. a shock or misfortune. c. knock (someone) off course.
- a. Sometimes a heavy truck gets ___________down.
b. The horse waded through the red mud that __________it to its hocks.
c. The economy is ___________in its longest recession since the war.slimlucidmiredcloggedAll are correctOption C
a. cause to become stuck in mud. b. cover or spatter with mud. c. involve someone or something in (a difficult situation).
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