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In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
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We do not want to condemn the ‘word’. It is, after all, a mighty instrument; it is the means by (1)______ we tell each other of our emotions, the way in which we influence others. Words can do (2)______ good but also cause terrible injuries. It is true that at first there was the deed; the word came later. It was in some respects a cultural progress (3)______ the deed became word. But the word was (4)______ a spell, a magical act, and it (5)______ much of its power.

Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.

 

 

A) originally B) quickly
C) firstly D) lastly

Answer:   A) originally



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A) be outdated B) be foolish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Answer & Explanation Answer: A) be outdated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