Directions(1-5): A sentence with a blank is given, indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word that can be filled in the blank to make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningful.
- It is a shame that many people in the world have to live _______ basic necessities such as food and shelter. AlongIncludingDespiteWithoutShortOption D
- Everyone knows drinking poison is an act that will put your life in ____________. SafeSecureFencedPerilsFleetingOption D
‘Fenced’ means surround or protect with a fence.
‘Fleeting’ means lasting for a very short time.
‘Peril’ means grave and imminent danger.
- The medicine is __________ in its effects and will cause you no harm. BenignRepriseEnsileDecencyRubricOption A
The meaning of the following words are:
Rubric-a heading on a document
Ensile- put (grass or another crop) into a silo or silage clamp in order to preserve it as silage
Decency- behaviour that conforms to accepted standards of morality or respectability
Benign – having no significant effect
- With the April approaching swiftly, Bharat Inc. is ____________________ on the passage of GST Bill. DelightedEpistleSouvenirDespondentappropriacyOption D
The meaning of the following words are:
Delight- feeling or showing great pleasure.
Epistle- a letter.
Souvenir- a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event
Despondent – in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
appropriacy- the extent to which something is suitable or proper in the circumstances
- Rather than ___________ his poor luck, Josh decided to look on the positive side of things. SuccumbFomentBemoanBefuddledNone of theseOption C
Bemoan – express discontent or sorrow over
Succumb – fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force
Foment – instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action).
Befuddled – cause to become unable to think clearly.
- The quality of performance and other (factors are) more important than mere higher qualification in case of internal promotion. Factors onFactor wasFactors wereFactors willNo correction requiredOption E
- Poor children who are forced to perform unskilled repetitive tasks (fails to learn anything else), which erodes their future employability and puts them on a path towards continued hardship in adulthood. of fail to learn anything elsewith fail to learn anyone elsefail to learn anything allfail to learn anything elseNo correction requiredOption D
The sentence talks about poor children. ‘Children’ is plural. Hence, ‘task fail to learn anything else’ should be used to make the sentence correct.
- Developing countries must not succumb (to temptation to the try to boost demand) through unsustainable means, such as the accumulation of excess debt. to the temptation to try to boost demandsto the temptation to try to boost demandto the temptation to try boost demandto temptation to try to boost demandNo correction requiredOption B
- Divisive and disruptive (tendency include the) misuse of religion and caste in the process of political mobilization of group identities on non-ideological lines. Tendency in includes theTendencies include theTendency including theTendencies on includes theNo correction requiredOption B
We must use the word “tendencies” instead of the word “tendency”. This is because two types of tendencies are being talked about here. This will make the sentence grammatically correct.
- The basis of the (regulatory was not in) dispute, and the impossibility of an exact fit is also not in dispute. Regulation is not onRegulatory is not inRegulation is not inRegulation will not inNo correction requiredOption C
Directions(6-10): In the given question, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below the sentence, alternatives to the bold part are given at (A), (B), (C) and (D) which may help improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case the given sentence is correct and needs no improvement, your answer is (E).