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. His letter plunged her into ______________ misery.
b. The ______________ condition of the peasants.
c. An ______________ apology.estimableexaltedabjectaffluentAll are CorrectOption C
a. (of something bad) experienced or present to the maximum degree.
b. (of a situation or condition) extremely unpleasant and degrading.
c. (of a person or their behaviour) completely without pride or dignity; self-abasing.
- a. The concert was ______________.
b. There were ______________ warnings from the traffic organizations.
c. Misuse of drugs can have ______________ consequences.trivialdireauspiciousbottomAll are CorrectOption B
a. extremely serious or urgent.
b. (of a warning or threat) presaging disaster.
c. of a very poor quality.
- a. She was implacable, despite her ______________ exterior.
b. He continued in the same ______________ tone of voice.
c. She looked at him in ______________ surprise.mildvehementcourageousharshAll are CorrectOption A
a. gentle and not easily provoked.
c. (of a feeling) not intense or extreme.
- a. By now, he was too ______________ to leave his room.
b. Her ______________ cries of pain.
c. I know it’s ______________ but I’ve never been one to stand up for myself.strongpotentburlyfeebleAll are CorrectOption D
a. lacking physical strength, especially as a result of age or illness.
b. (of a sound) faint.
c. lacking strength of character.
- a. She has been under ______________ house arrest since September.
b. The regulation will be ______________ from January.
c. ______________ solutions to environmental problems.feebleeffectiveabortivecapriciousAll are CorrectOption B
a. existing in fact, though not formally acknowledged as such.
b. (of a law, rule, or policy) operative.
c. successful in producing a desired or intended result.
- a. Education chiefs were ______________ by some of the exam questions.
b. There is no chance that he will be well enough to ______________ the country.
c. The ______________ of an amputated arm.explicatestumpauthorizeelucidateAll are CorrectOption B
a. (of a question or problem) be too hard for; baffle.
b. travel around (a district) making political speeches.
c. the small projecting remnant of something that has been cut or broken off or worn away.
- a. In each ward, two workers ______________ some 2,000 voters.
b. They promised to ______________ all member clubs for their views.
c. The issues that were ______________ are still unresolved.failurelaxitycanvassevasionAll are CorrectOption C
a. solicit votes from (electors or members).
b. question (someone) in order to ascertain their opinion.
c. discuss thoroughly.
- a. He called a meeting to ______________ their views.
b. Historians and critics are ______________ for opinions by the auction houses.
c. Although prostitution was not itself an offence, ______________ was.dawdledodgedispelsolicitAll are CorrectOption D
a. ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone.
c. accost someone and offer one’s or someone else’s services as a prostitute.
- a. My daughter threw a ______________ when I wouldn’t let her play.
b. The evening got off to a ______________ start.
c. The car had a ______________ wheel.steadysturdyreliablewobblyAll are CorrectOption D
a. a fit of temper or panic.
b. uncertain, wavering, or insecure.
c. tending to move unsteadily from side to side.
- a. The lighter the camera, the harder it is to hold ______________ steady.
b. I thought I’d better get a ______________ steady job.
c. His ______________ chucked him two weeks ago.ficklesteadyshakytremulousAll are CorrectOption B
a. firmly fixed, supported, or balanced; not shaking or moving.
b. not changing; regular and established.
c. a person’s regular boyfriend or girlfriend.