Direction (1-10): 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. The sights were _________________ of my childhood.
b. Her expression was wistful and ________________.
c. Her robes were vaguely _________________ of military dress.obliviousreminiscentprospectiveunscentedAll are CorrectOption B
a. tending to remind one of something.
b. absorbed in or suggesting absorption in memories.
c. suggesting something by resemblance.
- a. There was a _______________ in the end of the arrow for the bowstring.
b. She __________________ her belt tighter.
c. He _________________ up fifteen years’ service with the company.flushbulgenotchengageAll are CorrectOption C
a. an indentation or incision on an edge or surface.
b. secure or insert by means of notches.
c. score or achieve (something).
- a. Your order can be __________________ to you in three days.
b. He worked as a ________________ on a package holiday to Majorca.
c. A _____________________ disguised as a commercial traveller.courierreceptortakerheirAll are CorrectOption A
a. send (goods or documents) by courier.
b. a person employed to guide and assist a group of tourists.
c. a messenger for an underground or espionage organization.
- a. The surface of the door began to ________________ .
b. The child is a disgusting little _________________ .
c. His heels were covered in ________________ .advertizeflattenblisteroverdrawAll are CorrectOption C
a. form blisters on the skin or other surface.
b. an annoying person.
c. a small bubble on the skin filled with serum and caused by friction, burning, or other damage.
- a. Some people record the programme and ________________ it later on their VCR.
b. The public can _______________ the famous hall with its unique staircase.
c. The end of the tunnel came into ________________ .idearealityintuitionviewAll are CorrectOption D
a. watch (something) on television.
b. look at or inspect.
c. the ability to see something or to be seen from a particular place.
- a. Her hair was a ___________________ of untamed curls.
b. I took a ____________________ in the nettles.
c. Police and dogs __________________ from the vehicle.advanceamelioratetumbleovertureAll are CorrectOption C
a. an untidy or confused arrangement or state.
b. a sudden or headlong fall.
c. move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way.
- a. These claims have not been convincingly _________________.
b. His voice challenging his audience to rise and _________________ him.
c. A spokesman totally ________________ the allegation of bias.supportcertifyrefuteratifyAll are CorrectOption C
a. prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove.
b. prove that (someone) is wrong.
c. deny or contradict (a statement or accusation).
- a. His face was _________________ with dirt.
b. Her lipstick was _________________ .
c. Someone was trying to _______________ her by faking letters.cajolevenerateerasesmearAll are CorrectOption D
a. coat or mark (something) messily or carelessly with a greasy or sticky substance.
b. messily blur the outline of (something such as writing or paint); smudge.
c. damage the reputation of (someone) by false accusations; slander.
- a. He made his fortune _________________ tickets.
b. She was _________________ as a potential Prime Minister.
c. Sanjay was ___________________ his wares.chideadmonishtoutreprehendAll are CorrectOption C
a. sell (a ticket) for an event at a price higher than the official one.
b. attempt to persuade people of the merits of.
c. attempt to sell (something), typically by a direct or persistent approach.
- a. The council is trying to wear down the opposition by __________________ .
b. The company said that it will reduce its worldwide employment by about 10% through _______________.
c. The skull shows _____________________ of the edges of the teeth.frictionabrasionattritiondetritionAll are CorrectOption E
a. the process of reducing something’s strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.
b. the gradual reduction of a workforce by employees leaving and not being replaced rather than by redundancy.
c. wearing away by friction; abrasion.