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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.

 

Without habit, personality could not exist; for we could never do a thing twice alike, and ___________ would be a new person each succeeding moment. The acts which give us our own peculiar _____________ are our habitual acts--the little things that do themselves moment by moment without care or attention, and are the truest and best expression of our real selves. Probably _______ one of us could be very sure which arm he puts ________ the sleeve, or which foot he puts into the shoe, first; and yet each of us ____________ formed the habit long ago of doing these things in a certain way.

 

twice alike, and ___________ would be a new person

 

A) hence B) if
C) but D) also

Answer:   A) hence



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Q:

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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Q:

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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Q:

Select the wrongly spelt word.

 

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

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Q:

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A) be outdated B) be foolish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Answer & Explanation Answer: A) be outdated

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Q:

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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Q:

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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