English: Sentence Completion Set – 71

Direction: In each of the following questions a sentence is given with a blank. Select the best out of the five answer choices given, to make the sentence complete and coherent (coherent means logically complete and sound).

  1. The Jatakas are a major subject of Thai manuscript illustration, with the oldest extant manuscripts _______________.
    dates back at least to the 18th century
    which dated back at least to the 18th century
    that dating back at least to the 18th century
    dating back at least to the 18th century
    None of these
    Option D

     

  2. In 1772, Warren Hastings, then governor, enforced that all Indians would be subject to Indian law and that the approach ________________.
    to this law will be text-based rather than basing on local custom
    to this law would be text-based rather than based on local custom
    to this law will be text-based rather than based on local custom
    to this law would be text-based rather than basing on local custom
    None of these
    Option B

     

  3. Paul has been tirelessly trying to make the world believe that the geocentric cosmic model is correct as opposed ________________.
    to the heliocentric model scientifically held to be true
    to the heliocentric model scientifically have been holding to be true
    to the heliocentric model scientifically had held to be true
    to the heliocentric model scientifically being held to be true
    None of these
    Option A

     

  4. On a Sunday in June, around 8 km from the warren of corporate offices in Sarjapur, Suresh Kumar __________________.
    stood on a small patch of land, extolled the virtues of growing edible weeds
    standing on a small patch of land, had extolled the virtues of growing edible weeds
    stood on a small patch of land, extolling the virtues of growing edible weeds
    standing on a small patch of land, extolling the virtues of growing edible weeds
    None of these
    Option C

     

  5. The high ceilings, vintage mosaic floors, old furniture and windows of the house lent themselves beautifully _________________.
    to the architect’s vision of creating a modern interacting space for multi-discipline art
    to the architect’s vision of created a modern interactive space for multi- discipline art
    to the architect’s vision of creating a modern interacting space for multi- discipline art
    to the architect’s vision of created a modern interactive space for multi- discipline art
    None of these
    Option E

     

  6. Pravina herself grew up fatherless on the pavements of Urdu Park and her ________________________.
    only earnings are alms she collects at the masjid
    only earrings are alms she collected at the masjid
    only earnings are alms she collects in the masjid
    only earrings are alms she collected in the masjid
    None of these
    Option A

     

  7. In the first week of the lockdown, with no transport available, thousands of migrants __________________.
    took away the highways on foot, walking across states to get home
    took on the highways on foot, walking across states to get home
    took to the highways on foot, walking across states to get home
    took up the highways on foot, walking across states to get home
    None of these
    Option C

     

  8. Aqui Thami is an artist and activist from Darjeeling, currently based in Mumbai _________________.
    which is known for work which bringing together both of those worlds
    who is known for work that brings together both of those worlds
    who is known for work that bringing together both of those worlds
    which is known for work which brings together both of those worlds
    None of these
    Option B

     

  9. The shopfront is old and dilapidated, and is surrounded by other __________________.
    equally rambunctious stores, most of which manufacture cheap touristy souvenirs
    equally ramifications stores, most of which manufacture cheap touristy souvenirs
    equally rampant stores, most of which manufacture cheap touristy souvenirs
    equally ramshackle stores, most of which manufacture cheap touristy souvenirs
    None of these
    Option D

     

  10. With no written contracts, weak social networks in the city and long, strenuous work hours and poor wages ________________.
    the younger migrants have been finding it increased tough to survive
    the younger migrants are finding it increasing tough to survive
    the younger migrants are finding it increased tough to survive
    the younger migrants have been finding it increase tough to survive
    None of these
    Option E

     

 

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