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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

 

There is something in a train journey that (was fascinated) a lot of people and I am one of them.

 

A) has fascinated B) have fascinated
C) has fascinate D) no improvement
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) has fascinated

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

 

We have lost the magic of living, and (is mired) in numbers.

 

A) was mired B) to mire
C) are mired D) no improvement
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) are mired

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

 

Believe in and follow the practices of

 

A) Atheist B) Pagan
C) Agnostic D) Adhere
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Adhere

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

 

An urgent need or demand

 

A) Vindication B) Satiety
C) Redress D) Exigency
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Exigency

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Great minds think alike

 

A) When an evil plan is hatched criminals agree. B) Said to those people who don’t like each other to make them agree.
C) Said when two people have the same opinion or make the same choice. D) Intelligent people will think of plans to which everybody will say yes.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Said when two people have the same opinion or make the same choice.

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

 

Come true

 

A) Pray hard for your wishes. B) To happen in the way you had hoped.
C) Day dream about success. D) Be finally proved that you were right.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) To happen in the way you had hoped.

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In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

 

It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, preparesgood or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ toit, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.

 

so accommodate __________ to it, that he

 

 

A) he B) his
C) himself D) him
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) himself

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In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

 

It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, preparesgood or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ toit, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.

 

that he receives _________ the hand of Providence,

 

 

A) form B) from  
C) of D) for
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) from  

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