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. She managed a ________________ laugh.
b. A cracked, dangerously ________________ table was there in the room.
c. The Police has found thoroughly ________________ evidence.decisiveshakycleardurableAll are CorrectOption B
a. shaking or trembling.
b. unstable because of poor construction or heavy use.
c. not safe or reliable; liable to fail or falter.
- a. Her footsteps were ________________ by the thick carpet.
b. Police violence was always ________________ by the presence of the media.
c. A dress in ________________ tones of powder blue and dusty pink.flashymutedgarishclamorousAll are CorrectOption B
a. deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of.
b. reduce the strength or intensity of.
c. (of colour or lighting) not bright; subdued.
- a. He was an ________________ man, with a rigidly puritanical outlook.
b. Conditions in the prison could hardly be more ________________ .
c. The cathedral is impressive in its ________________ simplicity.austereseveresternrigidAll are CorrectOption E
a. severe or strict in manner or attitude.
b. (of living conditions or a way of life) having no comforts or luxuries.
c. having a plain and unadorned appearance.
- a. She has ________________ controls on mergers.
b. The ________________ testing of consumer products.
c. Many of the expedition had passed ________________ SAS courses.lenientlaxrigorousflexibleAll are CorrectOption C
a. (of a rule, system, etc.) strictly applied or adhered to.
b. extremely thorough and careful.
c. harsh and demanding.
- a. Money serves as a reward for services ________________ .
b. He would ________________ income tax returns at the end of the year.
c. The rains ________________ his escape impossible.impartedrenderedoffereddeliveredAll are CorrectOption E
a. provide or give (a service, help, etc.).
b. submit or present for inspection or consideration.
c. cause to be or become; make.
- a. The company was ________________ to avoid any trouble.
b. There were some ________________ moments.
c. She was extremely ________________ about her exams.contenttranquilinsouciantanxiousAll are CorrectOption D
a. very eager or concerned to do something or for something to happen.
b. (of a situation or period of time) causing or characterized by worry or nervousness.
c. feeling or showing worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome.
- a. He believed the risk of infection was ________________ .
b. The humanistic hands of the 15th century were based on the Carolingian ________________ .
c. A ________________ fragment of DNA is an important element in biology.diminutiveminusculemidgetmicroscopicAll are CorrectOption E
a. so small as to be insignificant.
- a. He arranged a fishing trip to ________________ his son.
b. We will be ________________ to provide an independent appraisal.
c. As he led the way, he looked very ________________ with himself.pleasedforlorndisgruntledboredAll are CorrectOption A
a. cause to feel happy and satisfied.
b. willing or glad to do something.
c. proud of one’s achievements, especially excessively so; self-satisfied.
- a. The mood at the meeting was ________________ .
b. A conference of socialists from all ________________ countries.
c. Ships and goods captured at sea by a ________________ .aggressivebellicosebelligerentargumentativeAll are CorrectOption E
a. hostile and aggressive.
b. engaged in a war or conflict, as recognized by international law.
c. a nation or person engaged in war or conflict, as recognized by international law.
- a. The ________________ to his reputation was considerabl.
b. She was awarded $284,000 in ________________ .
c. The car was badly ________________ in the accident.boonimprovementservicedamageAll are CorrectOption D
a. detrimental effects.
b. a sum of money claimed or awarded in compensation for a loss or an injury.
c. inflict physical harm on (something) so as to impair its value, usefulness, or normal function.
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