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Directions(1-5): There are sentences with two blanks in each. Some words from the given options fit appropriately in both the blanks adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences but one of the options does not match to the context. Select that option as your answer.

1. The survey found that since the use of Aadhaar made it _______________________for the beneficiary to be present in person, the disabled and old were _______________________

2. “The team used tremendous _______________________to devise a new drilling technique and _______________________it on another planet,” said Steve Lee, Curiosity deputy project manager at JPL.

3. _______________________poaching of endangered species, excessive pollution, unplanned infrastructure and urban development are indicating a/an _______________________in biodiversity.

4. For all of its cinematic _______________________its lack of a protagonist gave little for the audience to connect _______________________

5. As a youth Socrates began a lifelong _______________________to answer the fundamental questions of life philosophically, through reason and _______________________

Directions (6-10):There are two different sentences with a blank space in each sentence. Choose the word from the given options which fits appropriately in both the blanks adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences.

6. (I)You thus take a positive view of life and find it ____________.
(II) Solitude can be ______________ even sweet just for cherishing hope of love.

7. (I)You will need to drain the central heating system before you __________ the radiator.
(II) These measures in no way _____________the need for regular safety checks.

8. (I)The exact nature of black holes continues to _________ scientists.
(II)The exam questions were made so as to ____________ you completely.

9. (I) A good _____________ story is a battle of wits between author and reader.
(II) He was a man of ____________ – erased from the history books.

10. (I) Circumstances are the rulers of the weak, instruments of the __________.
 (II) A fool can ask more questions than seven ___________ men can answer.

 

 

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  • Directions(1-5): There are sentences with two blanks in each. Some words from the given options fit appropriately in both the blanks adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences but one of the options does not match to the context. Select that option as your answer.

    1. Question

    The survey found that since the use of Aadhaar made it _______________________for the beneficiary to be present in person, the disabled and old were _______________________

    Ans:4
    Here voluntary means intentionally .But according to the context of the sentence government made use of Adhaar mandatory and it was not by choice due to which disabled were troubled and beset Hence, option (d) does not fit.
    Statutory means relating to rules or laws formally.
    Obligatory means abiding by rules that is compulsory .Therefore only option (d) does not fit in the sentence.
  • 2. Question
    “The team used tremendous _______________________to devise a new drilling technique and _______________________it on another planet,” said Steve Lee, Curiosity deputy project manager at JPL.
    Ans:1
    Ineptness means ineffectiveness.
    Exempt means free from an obligation or liability imposed on others.
    All the other pairs of words fit in the blanks.
  • 3. Question
    _______________________poaching of endangered species, excessive pollution, unplanned infrastructure and urban development are indicating a/an _______________________in biodiversity.
    Ans:5
    Restrained means limited .Here limited poaching and other factors would not lead to a drop which means make or become lower, weaker, or less. Extensive means large in amount or scale. Downturn means a decline in economic, business, or other activity. Slump means a fall.
  • 4. Question
    For all of its cinematic _______________________its lack of a protagonist gave little for the audience to connect _______________________
    Ans:2
    Amusement means hobby the provision or enjoyment of entertainment; however coldly does not fit in the sentence. Since in the line we are talking about the virtuosity that is the excellence of the cinema movie that failed to connect emotionally, we cannot use coldly since it is the opposite of emotionally . Competence means the ability to do something successfully or efficiently. Dexterity means skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.
  • 5. Question

    As a youth Socrates began a lifelong _______________________to answer the fundamental questions of life philosophically, through reason and _______________________

    Ans:4
    Petition means appeal and recognition means the action or process of recognizing or being recognized, in particular. But in the sentence the context is Socrates began a lifelong search to answer the questions of life through reason and observing things . Probe, research and quest means deep search.

    Directions (6-10):There are two different sentences with a blank space in each sentence. Choose the word from the given options which fits appropriately in both the blanks adding a proper and logical meaning to the sentences.

    6. Question

    (I)You thus take a positive view of life and find it ____________.
    (II) Solitude can be ______________ even sweet just for cherishing hope of love.

    Ans:3
    Endurable is the word that must come in both the blanks of the given statements. Since both the sentences are positive, they cannot take negative words like harsh and foul.
    Endurable means bearable.
    Tidy means arranged neatly and in order.
    Harsh means unpleasantly rough or jarring to the senses.
    Foul means wicked or immoral.
  • 7. Question

    (I)You will need to drain the central heating system before you __________ the radiator.
    (II) These measures in no way _____________the need for regular safety checks.

    Ans:1
    Replace is the most appropriate word to be filled in both of the given blanks.
    Replace will be used as it means taking the place of.
    Refund is not apt as neither of the statement talks about the money.
    Drain means deprive of strength or vitality.
    Hamper means hinder or impede the movement or progress of. Both drain and hamper are contextually wrong to use.
  • 8. Question

    (I)The exact nature of black holes continues to _________ scientists.
    (II)The exam questions were made so as to ____________ you completely.

    Ans:2
    Baffle is the most appropriate word to be filled in both the blanks of the statements.
    Baffle means to confuse, perplex.
    In both of the given statements confusion is referred that the black holes confuse scientists in statement 1. While in statement 2 , the exam questions were made to confuse some person completely.
  • 9. Question
    (I) A good _____________ story is a battle of wits between author and reader.
    (II) He was a man of ____________ – erased from the history books.
    Ans:4
    Mystery is the most suitable word to be used in both of the blanks of the statements. Mystery means something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain.
    Gloss means try to conceal or disguise (something unfavorable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly.
    Repulsion means a feeling of intense distaste or disgust.
    Account means a report or description of an event or experience.
  • 10. Question
    (I) Circumstances are the rulers of the weak, instruments of the __________.
    (II) A fool can ask more questions than seven ___________ men can answer.
    Ans:2
    Option (b) is the most relevant answer in reference to both the statements. This is so because both the statements refer about the men which can be wise because a comparison has to be used in the sentences by referring to the weak and the wise and then a fool and wise.
    Victim is someone who is tricked or duped.
    Eminent means famous and respected within a particular sphere.
    Servile means referring to slave.