Mixed English Questions for Upcoming exams — Set 112

Directions(1-5): Pick out the most appropriate pair of words to complete the given sentences.

  1. Life had come to a standstill in the Ganga-Brahmaputra floodplains where large ___of land were ___under floods.
    A) domains, staggering
    B) districts, lurching
    C) tracts, reeling
    D) lots, rolling
    E) fields, swaying
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    Option C
  2. Many have___ that we should return to a___ way of living and consume less electricity.
    A) ciphered, canning
    B) assumed, tight
    C) approximated, abstemious
    D) thought, spare
    E) opined, frugal
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    Option E
  3. Aspirational India has a desire to work and live in air-conditioned spaces, reduce the ___of home work by using electrical appliances, entertain itself by ___the best theatre system, commute in comfort in non-polluting transport and so on.
    A) adjust, developing
    B) drudgery, deploying
    C) cruelity, mastering
    D) burly, overcoming
    E) complicated, employing
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    Option B
  4. The share of electricity generated by nuclear power must be ___up as soon as possible and large investments must be made in research and development in electricity storage technologies to ___full benefit from VRE sources.
    A) clambered, gain
    B) bearded, extract
    C) crawled, procure
    D) ramped, derive
    E) graded, glean
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    Option D
  5. To put Koushal in the same frame as this decision is to acknowledge the ___of what it meant to ___the criminalisation of millions of LGBT persons in India.
    A) frivolity, uphold
    B) strength, uphold
    C) gravity ,uphold
    D) gaiety,uphold
    E) levity, uphold
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    Option C

Directions (6-10): Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

  1. Justice Chandrachud then takes on one of the more casually dismissive statements made for Koushal , where Justice G.S. Singhvi referred to the “so-called rights” of LGBT persons.
    A) made about
    B) made to
    C) made in
    D) made over
    E) No Correction required
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    Option C
  2. Even as the court does not make a holding on the constitutional validity of the section, it does find that sexual orientation is an essential attribute of privacy.
    A) Even if
    B) Even
    C) Despite
    D) However
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
  3. Finally, a recognition that privacy is linked with autonomy and the navigation of space should allow us to think about the ways in which public spaces can be made safer for people who bear physical markers of gender nonconformity
    A) linking with
    B) linked for
    C) linking to
    D) linked to
    E) No Correction required
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    Option D
  4. The missile coupled with the worrying shift in missile testing patterns under Kim Jong-un — launches which are conducted all over the country and not just at the conventional test site in Wonsan — indicates that North Korea is possibly preparing all its missile units for nuclear war.
    A) that were
    B) that are
    C) are being
    D) are now being
    E) No Correction required
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    Option D
  5. The maiden run of the Lucknow Metro has been flagged-off by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and U.P. CM Yogi Adityanath on September 5.
    A) set off
    B) inaugrated
    C) flagged up
    D) flagged
    E) No Correction required
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    Option E


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