English Questions: Fill in the Blanks 68

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. In a sense, the ruling party’s first full budget is important because it demonstrates how closely it is ___________ to what it promised in its election ___________.
    blend, contradiction
    efface, declaration
    hewing, manifesto
    elaborate, retraction
    All are correct
    Option C


  2. India’s private economy and the overall population have shown incredible _________________ to weather policy _______________. Many policy changes are announced and implemented throughout the year.
    flexibility, downwind
    fragility, gale
    obduracy, gust
    resilience, headwinds
    All are correct
    Option D


  3. The highest ________________ price on January 31 for shares and the highest NAV for equity funds will now become their new cost of _________________. They will pay tax only on the gains made over and above that.
    swapped, lack
    traded, acquisition
    switched, dearth
    purchased, want
    All are correct
    Option B


  4. Lots of people are also complaining that LTCG on top of Securities Transaction Tax (STT) is a double-______________. KK, so how does this whole LTCG bit _____________ you?
    whammy, affect
    charm, chide
    jinx, impervious
    curse, isolate
    All are correct
    Option A


  5. India may well be ________________ to WTO over the recent tariff increases. Its argument that the very ______________ of mobile phones has changed considerably since then seems unconvincing.
    hindered, estimation
    dragged, notion
    poked, certain
    crawled, baloney
    All are correct
    Option B


  6. About seven lakh companies filed their returns. Of these, about 7,000 declared incomes and showed _______________ above ₹250 crore. These 7,000 will remain in the 30 per cent tax ______________.
    capsize, tad
    tart, trace
    adjunct, speck
    turnover, slab
    All are correct
    Option D


  7. The ________________ with discriminatory tax ______________ can mean shifting of the non-corporate enterprises into corporate entities.
    permanence, infirmity
    resolute, ailment
    persistence, treatment
    idleness, remedy
    All are correct
    Option C


  8. The book does not ______________ itself to the evolution of the region over the last 50 years, after the formation of Asean, but goes as far back as 2,000 years in history. It explains in graphic detail how the ______________ location made it receive wave after wave of external influences that shaped the culture and ethos of this region.
    restrict, strategic
    restrain, dispensable
    confine, contributory
    widen, critical
    All are correct
    Option A


  9. The Vietnamese leaders had learned many lessons from Lenin. When they ___________________ Cambodia in December 1978, they expected to encounter ‘mush’ from the ASEAN leaders, they were truly _________________ to find spines of steel.”
    assaulted, expected
    violated, conformed
    impinged, assumed
    invaded, surprised
    All are correct
    Option D


  10. Teaching is probably the most ‘valuable’ profession because it directly _________________ the coming generation, but it is the least ______________ , both by governments and citizens.
    reassurances, marginalized
    aids, esteemed
    concerns, valued
    certainties, cherished
    All are correct
    Option C



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7 Thoughts to “English Questions: Fill in the Blanks 68”

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

    done 🙂

  2. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)


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