August 20, 2016

English Language: Fill in the Blanks Set - 4

Directions (Q. 1-10): Each question has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted.Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. History is _____ with examples of strong nations _____ the weak ones.

1) taught, propagating
2) complete, require
3) written, asserting
4) replete, dominating
5) organised, advocating

2. Management has _____ a half forgotten idea; the individual is _____ in directing decisions, skills and servives.

1) devised, subjective
2) constituted, purposive
3) rediscovered, crucial
4) invented, vulnerable
5) developed, objective

3. Liberalisation has removed all the legal _____ and _____ flood-gates to multinational companies.

1) manipulation, closed
2) hurdles, awarded
3) obstacles, guarded
4) battles, threw
5) barriers, opened

4.  _____ to the popular belief that every astrologer nurtures blind faith in fate, our astrologer believes in _____.

1) According, thoughts
2) Contrary, action
3) Pointing, devotion
4) Bowing, present
5) Proving, forecasting

5. _____ the activities of moneylenders could have an adverse impact on those who _____ access to bank credit.

1) Curbing, lack
2) Encouraging, enjoying
3) Confining, entitled
4) Permitting, denied
5) Promoting, benefit

6. The government has decided not to make any _____ changes in the country's tax _____.

1) drastically, net
2) sweeping, regime
3) transparent, hike
4) existing, structure
5) constitutional, revenue

7. The new scheme  _____ all persons with disabilities defined _____ the Disabilities Act.

1) recognises, beneath
2) discriminates, according
3) promises, by
4) covers, under
5) profits, within

8. Monetary policy has become not just the _____ instrument but in most cases the only instrument to deal with the _____ of economic downturn.

1) preferred, threat
2) favourite, intimidation
3) undesirable, risk
4) elected, hazard
5) endorsed, menace

9. Most people are too _____ in their own lives to _____ much about the agonies of others.

1) absorbed, care
2) involved, console
3) concerned, think
4) entangling, worry
5) indulged, eradicate

10. By _____ of their athletic activities, a few sportsmen are able to escape the pressures that living in _____ can create.

1) order, vicinity
2) contrast, adversity
3) knowledge, affluence
4) way, prosperity
5) virtue, poverty


Answers

1.    4
2.    3
3.    5
4.    2
5.    1
6.    2
7.    4
8.    1
9.    3
10.  5

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