Fill in the blanks given in each question with appropriate and most suitable option:
- A big hurdle to developing new treatments is that there can be a big gap between a drug’s effectiveness in the laboratory, compared with the ____of the human body. Several research labs have recently uncovered ways bacteria can ____the standard test, making______ microbes appear susceptible to treatment.
A) complications, escape , exposed
B) abstruseness , evade , violable
C) complexity, obtrude , insusceptible
D) complexity, elude , invulnerable
- In fact, the new administration should____ and focus on a few such areas where it can _____results, rather than ______ more than it can chew.
A) determine , provide , eating down
B) identify , deliver , biting off
C) recognize , yield , munching
D) discover , abort , eat
- The growth story in these countries is illustrative for India. It also helps that the world markets are______ by India’s democracy______ growth trajectory revved up by recent bold economic______ such as the goods and services tax (GST).
A) depressed , uplifted , affairs
B) enervate , nourished , activities
C) buoyed , nurtured , initiatives
D) encouraged , cultured , endeavors
- With their beauty, mystery and transcendence, they can help lift our lives above the _________and dirt associated with the plains_______. Till today, to ________a mountain is seen as a human and spiritual feat.
A) Purity, nearby, confront
B) Grime, below, conquer
C) Refinement, above, requisite
D) Trajectory, region, extort
- For those of us who want a clean Brexit and who champion freedom and innovation rather than socialism, the election result was a _______disappointment. It reduced the party that most embraces free enterprise to a minority in the House of Commons and leaves us with a diminished and humiliated government less likely to win crucial concessions from a European Union emboldened to be more _________ — all against a background of teenager-murdering____________.
A) Great, cautious , system
B) Heartbreaking, vigilant, administration
C) Shattering, punitive , theocracy
D) Huge, beneficial, anarchy
- The meeting between Narendra Modi and Donald Trump went well by all accounts. They joked, they ______and, yes, they hugged. The first lady _________welcomed the Indian prime minister, even took him on a _______tour.
A) Bantered, graciously, guided
B) Praised, grudgingly, reminiscence
C) Flattered, listlessly, remarkable
D) Relegate, viciously, world
- India’s 1983 World Cup cricket victory in England, its first, _____________a nation. Sponsorships and other income is huge, training is top______. With its current performances, badminton should get that sort of eyeballs and funding. This could be the _______of a smash hit for Indian badminton.
A) Comfort, closure, end
B) Compose, enigma, loathe
C) Confine, upheaval, arouse
D) Galvanized, notch, beginning
- Vivekananda ________this capacity to accommodate spiritual diversity when he said all rivers flow to the same ocean. Hindutva is the _______of this spirit of accommodation, although its ________seek to appropriate Vivekananda. This spiritual accommodation helped people of these non-Hindu faiths become integral parts of Indian society.
A) Articulated, antithesis, proponents
B) Questioned, similarity, challengers
C) Directed, foundation, feud
D) Disdained, balance, reinforce
- Indian badminton is witnessing a _________as its shuttlers are consistently ___________the world’s best. India now __________of six shuttlers among the top 50 in the world.
A) Variation, attaining, claims
B) Renaissance, beating, boasts
C) Boost, mounting, quashes
D) Transformation, impending, perjures
- In Kerala many urban centres are facing a sanitation crisis, with _______waste in public places being linked to diseases as in Delhi. Over in Bengaluru the waste management crisis regularly _________ itself these days in the foaming, burning Bellandur lake. The underperformance of city corporations is_____________.
A) Putrefying, manifests, inexcusable
B) Excess , maintains, excusable
C) Peculiar, evades, reasonable
D) Domestic, flinches, defensible