Study@Night: Complex Fillers

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Study@Night: Complex Fillers

Directions (Q. 1-5): The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick up two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.

1. Drugs worth Rs 3 lakh were ____ from the apartment by the police.

(A) manufactured

(B) ruptured

(C) seized

(D) confiscated

(E) bought

(F) compared

1) (A) and (D)

2) (B) and (C)

3) (C) and (E)

4) (E) and (F)

5) (C) and (D)

2. A man reportedly _______ two passports with the same photograph but under different names was arrested by the commissioner’s Task Force.

(A) possessing

(B) examining

(C) surrendering

(D) mastering

(E) holding

(F) fixating

1) (B) and (C)

2) (C) and (F)

3) (A) and (E)

4) (A) and (D)

5) (D) and (E)

3. The Hollywood star and the Bollywood heroine are being ____ as the next big onscreen couple.

(A) labelled

(B) explained

(C) worshiped

(D) touted

(E) exclaimed

(F) shouted

1) (B) and (D)

2) (A) and (C)

3) (B) and (F)

4) (A) and (D)

5) (C) and (D)

4. An organisation_______to the mission of road safety has prepared an action plan for reducing accidents and related injuries and fatalities.

(A) specified

(B) inaugurated

(C) committed

(D) kicked off

(E) succumbed

(F) dedicated

1) (C) and (F)

2) (A) and (E)

3) (C) and (E)

4) (D) and (F)

5) (A) and (C)

5. The ability of a woman to do well does not_______on whether it is a man’s world or not, because everyone has his/her own opportunities.

(A) trust

(B) depend

(C) reckon

(D) live

(E) rest

(F) believe

1) (D) and (E)

2) (B) and (C)

3) (A) and (F)

4) (B) and (E)

5) (C) and (D)

Directions (Q. 6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

6. The water transport project on the west coast is_____to get a shot in the arm with a new plan in which the Road Development Corporation will build the infrastructure and_____a private party to operate the service.

1) scheduled, let

2) verge, permit

3) set, sanctions

4) slated, allow

5) bound, task

7. As the weekend finally rolled around, the city folk were only _____ happy to settle down and laugh their cares____.

1) just, afar

2) too, away

3) extremely, off

4) very, up

5) so, on

8. The flood of brilliant ideas has not only_____us, but has also encouraged us to_____the last date for submission of entries.

1) overwhelmed, extend

2) enjoyed, stretch

3) dismayed, decide

4) scared, scrap

5) happy, boundary

9. _____about prolonged power cuts in urban areas, the authorities have decided to_____over to more reliable and eco-friendly systems to run its pumps.

1) Worried, shift

2) Frantic, move

3) Troubled, jump

4) Concerned, switch

5) Endangered, click

10. The high cutoff marks this year have____college admission-seekers to either _____for lesser known colleges or change their subject preferences.

1) cajoled, ask

2) pressured, sit

3) forced, settle

4) strained, compromise

5) entrusted, wait

Answers:

  1. 5
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 1
  5. 4
  6. 4
  7. 2
  8. 1
  9. 4
  10. 3

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