English – Fill in the Blank Set – 1
English – Fill in the Blank Set – 1
D. 1 – 5): In each of the following sentences there are three blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by options (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blank spaces in the sentences in the same sequence to make the sentences meaningfully complete and mark your answer accordingly.
1) A carefully ____ working group would _____ how best progress can be made in the matters _____ in the joint statement.
a) elected, govern, against
b) selected, determine, reflected
c) preferred, establish, showed
d) maintained, check, returned
e) favoured, verify, absorbed
2) The nuclear deal with the United States by removing restrictions had ____ up a huge opportunity and could lead to a ____ jump in the area of nuclear energy, according to official sources _____ with the negotiations.
a) opened, quantum, familiar
b) viewed, large, regular
c) extended, bulk, common
d) folded, quick, near
e) launched, high, companion
3) If he had taken on this ____ task, it was because of his ____ of India as an emerging great power and his keenness to ____ with it seriously in all areas.
a) terrific, dream, busy
b) harmless, mission, discharge
c) horrible, unreality, involve
d) hardly, images, promise
e) formidable, vision, engage
4) The Delhi Diabetes Research Centre has ____ people, including children and diabetic patients, _____ use of artificial sweeteners in their daily life as they ____ harmful chemicals.
a) suggested, sufficient, include
b) advised, over, enclose
c) warned, against, contain
d) admonished, across, consist
e) opposed, though, control
5) It said the policy of _____ the relative merits of students with reference to the _____ examination was fair, just and reasonable, and _____ equal opportunity.
a) offering, modifying, assured
b) judging, qualifying, ensured
c) organising, observing, insured
d) recognising, describing, secured
e) deciding, certifying, provided
D.6-10): In each of the following sentences there are three blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by options (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blank spaces in the sentences in the same sequence to make the sentences meaningfully complete and mark your answer accordingly.
6) It is the first time that a living person, not of Asian origin, has been _____ at the awards, though Mother Teresa had _____ a posthumous award last year, a press ____ by ‘Calcutta Rescue’ said.
a) supposed, honoured, reported
b) character, presented, announced
c) honoured, received, released
d) reputed, served, published
e) reported, popularised, delivered
7) Health care experts and medical professionals have _____ on ____ managerial and operational challenges in the supply chain management of vaccines at a workshop _____ here last week.
a) stressed, handling, conducted
b) observed, hacking, regulated
c) perceived, introducing, charged
d) emphasised, addressing, organised
e) pointed, organising, demanded
8) Villagers ____ upon a rare and beautiful idol of Mahavira, ____ to be dating back to the 9th-10th century AD while ____ a field at the Parahata village in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district.
a) looked, accepted, shaping
b) tripped, credited, balancing
c) voyaged, trusted, equalising
d) stumbled, believed, levelling
e) slipped, attributed, evening
9) A large number of construction workers, ____ in Tamil Nadu, are from Hindi-speaking States and as a ____ administrator puts it, the knowledge of Hindi helps employers to ____ the best from workers.
a) engaged, noted, opt
b) recruited, conditioned, choose
c) hired, developed, pull
d) placed, flavoured, get
e) employed, seasoned, extract
10) Public furore ____ when the juvenile convict, _____ to have been the most brutal among the accused, was ____ for release by the Delhi High Court.
a) heightened, proved, opened
b) raised, restrained, approved
c) improved, informed, authorized
d) increased, alleged, cleared
e) elevated, declared, freed