English: Fill in the Blanks — Set 27

Directions: Pick out the most appropriate pair of words to complete the given sentences.

  1. The truth is that while the Congress manipulated the Bofors case to protect the Gandhis, the BJP, in its previous ……….of six years, too was not very successful in either securing convictions or even getting a key accused like Quattrocchi ……….
    A) Earnings, banished
    B) Innings, extradited
    C) Turn, ostracized
    D) Opportunity, ousted
    E) Earnings, proscribed
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Innings:- a period during which a person or group is active or effective.
    Extradite:- hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
                  
  2. With the BSE Sensex …….its lifetime highs on quite a few occasions lately, the mood in the markets wasn’t all that celebratory as the bellwether  ……..the 32,000 mark last week. 
    A) Toppling, breached
    B) Erecting, appalled
    C) Installing, gaped
    D) Placing, bruised
    E) Righting, checked
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Toppling:- overbalance or cause to overbalance and fall.
    Breached:- make a gap in and break through (a wall, barrier, or defence)  
  3. However, for retail investors to sustain their ……. with equities, it is essential that they enjoy a good …. experience from this bull run. 
    A) Romance, Return
    B) Balance, income
    C) Liability, profit
    D) Bill, benefit
    E) Authenticity, outcome
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      Option A
                  
  4. Ram Nath Kovind, who will be the 14th and India’s second Dalit President, has …… for his party away from the….. of the news spotlight and TV cameras.
    A) Hard-worked, drudged
    B) Leisure, gleam
    C) Diverted, blanch
    D) Toiled, drudged
    E) Toiled, glare
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      Option E
    Explanation:
    Glare:- stare in an angry or fierce way. 
  5. Donald Trump has unleashed an extraordinary …… of criticism against several of his own top officials, accusing senior members of the Department of Justice (DoJ) of having ……of interest and expressing regret that he had appointed Jeff Sessions as US attorney general.
    A) Bombardment, chaos
    B) Twaddle, chaos
    C) Pile, clashes
    D) Torrent, disputes
    E) Barrage, conflict
    View Answer
      Option E
                  
  6. Nasa want something that is sufficiently packed and  ……..so that when you actually land on a planet you can expand it and it will provide maximum ……. and protection from radiation
    A) Tight, protection
    B) Compact, efficiency
    C) Contract, challenges
    D) Tersed, feud
    E) Tight, protection
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      Option B  
  7. Caracas, the capital, was ….with roadblocks of burning rubbish and tyres, and wires ….. from lamppost to lamppost to stop traffic, as opponents of the president, Nicolás Maduro, try to block his plan to consolidate power.
    A) Dusted, stretched
    B) Garaged, stretched
    C) Muddled, stretched
    D) Littered, stretched
    E) Scattered, stretched
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      Option D   
  8. As employees with criminal …..grow in numbers there is a serious …… of risks from these insiders.
    A) background, concern
    B) record, record
    C) Intent, Escalation
    D) Mind, hiking
    E) intuitions, rise
    View Answer
      Option C
                  
  9. What is the way out so that even those who can pay (most going to private hospitals pay more than what they afford) are not …… and made victims of …..?
    A) Swindled, incompetence
    B) Defrauded,incompetence
    C) Pelted,incompetence
    D) Fleeced, incompetence
    E) Cheated, incompetence
    View Answer
      Option D
    Explanation:
    fleece:- obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging
    Incompetence:- inability to do something successfully; ineptitude
                  
  10. Mr. Gujral said “the main point is that when oil prices are ……, people must understand the …..of it”.
    A) hiking, cause
    B) Increased, logic
    C) dropping, reason
    D) decreased, idea
    E) hiked, logic
    View Answer
      Option B
                  

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  1. _/_

    Banks And There Upi Apps
    ……………………..
    ? Allahabad Bank ➡ Allahabad Bank UPI
    ?
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    ?
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    ?
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    ?
    ? Bank of Maharashtra ➡ MAHAUPI
    ?
    ? Canara Bank ➡ Canara Bank UPI – Empower
    ?
    ? Catholic Syrian Bank ➡ CSB UPI
    ?
    ? Central Bank of India ➡ Cent UPI
    ?
    ? DCB Bank ➡ DCB Bank
    ?
    ? Dena Bank ➡ Dena Bank E-UPI
    ?
    ? Federal Bank ➡ Lotza
    ?
    ? HDFC Bank ➡ HDFC Bank MobileBanking
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    ? HSBC ➡ HSBC SimplyPay App
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    ? ICICI Bank ➡ Pockets- ICICI Bank
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    ? IDBI Bank ➡ IDBI PayWiz
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    ? IDFC Bank ➡ IDFC Bank UPI App
    ?
    ? Indian Bank ➡ Indian Bank UPI
    ?
    ? IndusInd Bank ➡ Indus Pay
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    ? Karnataka Bank ➡ KBL Smartz
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    ? Karur Vysya Bank ➡ KVB Upay
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    ? Oriental Bank of Commerce ➡ OBCUPI PSP
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    ? Punjab National Bank ➡ PNB UPI
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    ? RBL Bank ➡ RBL Pay
    ?
    ? South Indian Bank ➡ SIB M-Pay (UPI Pay)
    ?
    ? State Bank of India ➡ SBI Pay
    ?
    ? Syndicate Bank ➡ Synd UPI
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    ? TJSB Bank ➡ TranZapp
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    ? UCO Bank ➡ UCO UPI
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    ? Union Bank of India ➡ Union Bank UPI
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    ?
    ? Vijaya Bank ➡ Vijaya UPI App
    ?
    ? Yes Bank ➡ Yes Pay
    ?
    ? Standard Chartered Bank ➡ Standard Chartered UPI

    1. Purvi !!

      thankx bro

  2. !!! m@umit@ !!!

    6/9 ty AZ..

    1. _/_

      r u working in bank?

      1. !!! m@umit@ !!!

        noooo

  3. Purvi !!

    thanku mam 🙂

  4. Sachin Shukla

    8/10 ty:)

  5. ?Dreamy?eyes??

    7/10

  6. Jeetesh Chandra

    7/10..

  7. AVI™ (Sinchen loveR)

    thnxxx 6/10 :))

  8. Gajni

    bhut dino se para completion nhi diya plz dijiye thanks

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