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In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Select the most appropriate option to fill in each blank.

 

Comprehension:

In the 19th century, there was an industrial revolution in Europe. As a result, millions of people left the (1) ______ and went to work in big factories in cities. Today, it is the reverse. In several major cities, people have started moving out. Why? They want a cleaner, (2) ______environment. There are fewer jobs in ‘heavy’ industries like steel and power generation. (3) ______, there are more jobs in service industries like banking, tourism and food delivery. Besides, modern transport and communications have made it easier for people to (4)______ to work or even work from home. The result of this revolution in the 21st century will be ‘spread cities’ - cities are growing fast, but (5) ______, away from city centres and people are choosing to live 40, 50 or 60 kilometres away.

 

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2

 

A) brighter B) darker
C) greener D) worse

Answer:   C) greener



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A) be outdated B) be foolish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Answer & Explanation Answer: A) be outdated

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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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