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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.


That is why publicly invoking these symbols has to be an act of responsible citizenship and not self­____________ demagoguery, but the difference can be hard to _______________. The problem with emotive symbols is that _________________ they can multiply the force of arguments, they cannot replace the arguments__________________. All persuasion harnesses symbols but principled persuasion must also provide arguments that can be _____________ debated.

 

but the difference can be hard to _______________.

 

A) tell B) say
C) speak D) mention

Answer:   A) tell



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Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
SCRAP

 

A) save B) store
C) reject D) hoard
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) reject

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Select the wrongly spelt word.

 

A) nibble B) neither
C) ninteenth D) nightingale
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) ninteenth

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Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
Darkness ______ over the forest increasing the danger of wild animals.

 

A) descended B) grounded
C) collapsed D) declined
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) descended

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Select the wrongly spelt word.

 

A) scanty B) scenary
C) scheme D) scarce
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) scenary

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Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Be an old hat

 

A) be outdated B) be foolish
C) be superstitious D) be crazy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) be outdated

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Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
AVENGE

 

A) cheer B) comfort
C) punish D) encourage
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) punish

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Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
ACCESSIBLE

 

A) stressed B) reachable
C) attainable D) restricted
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) restricted

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Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.


A. He meets me in the same frank friendly way as always without mentioning it.


B. He has owed it to me for twelve months now.


C. I can realise whenever I meet him that he has forgotten that he owes me a dollar.


D. My friend Todd owes me a dollar

 

A) CBAD B) DBCA
C) CBDA D) ADBC
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) DBCA

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