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In the given question, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below the sentence, three alternatives to the bold part are given which may help improve the sentence. Choose the option that reflects the correct use of the phrase in the context of the sentence. In case the given sentence is correct, your answer is (E) i.e. No correction required.

There is little room for free and open inquiry, and fundamental values and cultural norms remain largely unquestioned.

I. There is a little room for free and open inquiry

II. There is the little room for free and open inquiry

III. There is lessening room for free and open inquiry

A) Only I B) Only II
C) Only III D) Both I and III
 
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Explanation:
'Little' carries a negative connotation and means hardly any or negligible. 'A little' carries a positive connotation and means 'some'. Since second part of the sentence mentions that 'fundamental values and cultural norms remain largely unquest ioned', it can be concluded that something negative is being talked about. Thus, there would be no option for free and open inquiry.
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The criminal was __________ lest he should escape.

A) fetid B) fettered
C) fettled D) feted
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) fettered

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In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.

1. Every conceivable race and nationality

2. had its shared of suffering

3. in the world wars

4. No Error.

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

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In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.

1. Police reports claim that

2. substantial seizure of cocaine have been made

3. in the last two months.

4. No Error.

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

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In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the "No error" option.

1. He was

2. very kind enough

3. to invite me 

4. No Error.

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

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Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.

A) Scarety B) Scarcity
C) Scarsity D) Scarecity
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Scarcity

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Who was the founder of Arya Samaj?

A) Acharya Narendra Dev B) Dayanand Saraswati
C) Raja Ram Mohan Roy D) Acharya Vinoba Bhave
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dayanand Saraswati

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Which of the following is not true about Ajanta Caves?

A) They are in Maharashtra B) They are decorated with Buddhist Art
C) They depict the techniques used in Ancient India D) They do not contain paintings of flora and fauna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) They depict the techniques used in Ancient India

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