English: Sentence Fillers/Para Completion Set 12

Directions: In each question a sentence is given followed by a blank. Each blank is followed by three options and you have to determine which option can be used in place of blank to make it a meaningful sentence and mark it as your answer.

  1.  Last week the British government concluded a consultation on whether measures against caste discrimination should be included in equality law, to ensure__
    i. there is “appropriate and proportionate legal protection” against unlawful discrimination
    ii. legislation to outlaw the practice and undertake programmes of education.
    iii. Britain’s legislation on equality into a single act of Parliament
    A) All except ii
    B) Only ii
    C) Only i
    D) Only iii
    E) None of these
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       Option C
  2. For too long, we’ve tolerated the persistence of poverty, unemployment, and environmental destruction, as if these are…..
    i. recognised and supported
    ii. failures of our economic system
    iii.  natural calamities completely out of human control
    A) Only i
    B) Both i and iii
    C) Both i and ii
    D) Both ii and iii
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation: public cannot support poverty , unemployment etc. hence A is discarded.
  3. Social business offers advantages that are available neither to profit-maximising companies nor to traditional charities. The freedom from profit pressures and from the demands of profit-seeking investors helps make ………
    i.  revenues
    ii. social businesses viable
    iii.  it free from the need to constantly attract new streams of donor funding to stay afloat
    A) Only i
    B) Both ii and iii
    C) Only ii
    D) Only iii
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation: freedom from profit can make any business viable; if busines is free from profit pressures it might not generate revenues; Hence i is discarded.
  4. When Rama and Lakshmana go to meet Sugreeva, Hanuman ………
    i. sees Ram and falls at His feet
    ii. goes to meet them in order to find out who they are
    iii.  assumes the form of a sanyasi
    A) Both i and ii
    B) Both iii and ii
    C) All of these
    D) Both i and iii
    E) None of these
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       Option C

  5. The Puranic story of why Lord Krishna appeared on this earth says that the earth prayed to Brahma……
    i.  to dispel the darkness
    ii.  to rid the world of the darkness of ignorance
    iii. for relief from the many wicked men who inhabited the earth
    A) All of these
    B) Only i
    C) Only ii
    D) Only iii
    E) None of these
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       Option D

  6. When Lord Mahavishnu appeared before King Prthu and asked him what boon he craved for, Prthu said that he sought nothing, for pleasures of this world do not last. Moreover, to ask a boon related to life on this earth would  ……..
    i. be like walking into a trap
    ii. stressed like anything
    iii. keep one imprisoned in samsara
    A) Only i
    B) Both i and iii
    C) Only ii
    D) Both i and ii
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation: As Purthu has already displeased the pleasures of world , so i and iii are apt according to given statement.
  7. Since his match-winning hundred at the Sydney Cricket Ground 20 months ago, Manish Pandey has struggled to live up to expectations. He endured …….
    i. competition for middle-order spots
    ii. a difficult five-match series at home against New Zealand
    iii.  lot of games and win a lot of games for India
    A) All of these
    B) Only i
    C) Only ii
    D) Only iii
    E) None of these
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       Option C

  8. President Donald Trump’s policy announcement on Afghanistan has clearly set the stage for diverse moves on the geopolitical chessboard. India’s plans to expand its security assistance to Afghanistan by…..
    i.  training police officers in India as part of a UNDP project
    ii. sending out a loud geopolitical signal
    iii.  impacting on the security situation in Afghanistan
    A) Only i
    B) Both i and ii
    C) Only ii
    D) Both ii and iii
    E) None of these
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       Option B
  9. In the weeks leading up to the release of Simran, all of Kangana Ranaut’s promotional interviews made social media buzz. However, the furore was the result of unfavourable reasons: every interview………..
    i. mentioned her soured past relationships with Aditya Pancholi and Hrithik Roshan
    ii. said little about the upcoming film during these interviews, people were polarised
    iii. is sharing writing credits for Simran’s screenplay
    A) Only i
    B) Both i and ii
    C) Only ii
    D) Both ii and iii
    E) None of these
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       Option B

  10. The nature of the abstract self which resides in the heart of the entire creation and all beings in it and its relation ………
    i. is pointed out by Swami Paramartananda in a discourse
    ii. is different from the body with which it is falsely identified
    iii. with the individual being is discussed and debated in the Upanishads
    A) Both i and ii
    B) Both ii and iii
    C) All of these
    D) Both i and iii
    E) None of these
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       Option D

 

 

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5 Thoughts to “English: Sentence Fillers/Para Completion Set 12”

  1. Barish!!

    thanku mam 🙂

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

    done

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