FILL IN THE BLANKS
 176. The chairperson brushed                  Directions (186–190) : In the           194. If I  had helped him, he _____.
       _______ my suggestion.            following questions, sentences are                  (1)  will not be drowned
       (1) out          (2) over         given with blanks to be filled in with              (2)  would not be drowned
       (3) aside        (4) about        an appropriate word. Four altern-                   (3)  will not have been drowned
 177. She politely asked him _______.    atives a re suggested f or each                     (4)  would not have been
       (1) to leave her hand             question. Choose the correct alter-                      drowned
       (2) to give up her hand           native out of the four.                       195. When will you hand ____ your
       (3) to release her hand                (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I            assignment ?
       (4) to let her hand go                          Exam. 19.06.2011 (Ist Sitting)        (1) in           (2) back
 178. Unhygi enic surround ings           186. The building is not safe and                  (3) down         (4) into
       _______ health problems.                  must be _____ down.                       Directions (196-200) : In the
       (1) give rise to                          (1) pull         (2) pulling         following questions, sentences are
       (2) bring into being                                                           given with blanks to be filled in with
                                                 (3) pulled       (4) pulls
       (3) call for                                                                   an ap pro priate wo rd (s ). Four
                                          187. There is something wonderful           alternatives are suggested for each
       (4) set in                                _____ him.                           question. Choose the correct alter
 179. The engineers ________ this                (1) of           (2) about           native out of the four.
       bridge since last year.
                                                 (3) for          (4) inside              (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I
       (1) have repaired
                                          188. The song in the play cannot be                     Exam. 26.06.2011 (Ist Sitting)
       (2) had repaired                                                                196. The housewife _______ the
                                                 deleted as it is _____ to the
       (3) have been repairing                                                               cakes burning, and ran to
                                                 story.
       (4) are repairing                                                                     switch off the oven.
                                                 (1) intervened(2) innate
 180. There are some people who                                                              (1) smell        (2) smells
       doubt the ________ of anything            (3) exacting (4) integral
                                                                                             (3) smelt        (4) smelling
       they see in a newspaper.           189. She remained a _____ all her
                                                                                       197. _______ an old legend, King
       (1) credulity (2) possibility             life.                                       Shirham lived in India.
       (3) veracity     (4) existence            (1) spinster (2) bachelor                   (1) In the event of
       Directions (181 – 185) : In the           (3) unmarried (4) single                    (2) Due to
following questions sentences are given   190. Do not stay in the grasslands                 (3) According to
with blanks to be filled in with an              after dark, as some animals                 (4) In reference to
appropriate word(s). Four alternatives           become _____ when they see           198. _______ you leave now, you will
are suggested for each question.                 humans.                                     be late.
Choose the correct alternative out of
                                                 (1) provoked (2) alerted                    (1) Until        (2) Till
the four.
                                                 (3) aggressive (4) threatened               (3) Unless       (4) Although
                 (SSC CPO Sub-Inspector
                                               Directions (191–195) : In the           199. The _______ were arrested for
               Exam.12.12.2010 (Paper-I)
                                         following questions sentences are given             illegally hunting the bears.
 181. He travelled all ______ the
                                         with blanks to be filled in with an                 (1) poachers (2) rangers
       world when he was eighty years
       old.                              appropriate word(s). Four alternatives              (3) soldiers (4) villagers
       (1) in           (2) over         are suggested for each question.              200. If you had followed the rules,
                                         Choose the correct alternative out of               you _______ disqualified.
       (3) with         (4) of
                                         the four.                                           (1) will not be
 182. Dr. Sharma concluded his
                                              (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I            (2) would not be
       speech ______ stressing the
       Buddha’s teachings of the                       Exam. 19.06.2011 (Ist Sitting)        (3) will not have been
       importance of charity.            1 91. The company let me ____ time                  (4) would not have been
       (1) by           (2) with                 off work.                                 Directions (201 – 205) : In the
       (3) at           (4) in                                                        following questions, sentences are
                                                 (1) take         (2) taking
                                                                                      given with blanks to be filled in with
 183. Shivaji Maharaj fought ______              (3) to take      (4) took            an appr opriate word s. Four
       every kind of aggression.          192. I assume ____ with me.                 alternatives are suggested for each
       (1) against      (2) to
                                                 (1) everyone agreeing                questi o n. Cho ose the correct
       (3) with         (4) at
                                                 (2) that everyone agrees             alternative out of the four.
 184. Don’t depend _____ others; you
       must stand on your own feet.              (3) everyone to agree                    (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I
                                                 (4) that everyone to agree                      Exam. 26.06.2011 (IInd Sitting)
       (1) upon         (2) on
       (3) to           (4) for           193. _____ the rain forests is very          201. _______ your instructions, we
                                                 important, if we do not want the            have closed your bank account.
 185. Our life promises a lot ______
                                                 flora and fauna found there to              (1) In lieu of
       pleasure and we must learn to
       enjoy it.                                 become extinct.                             (2) With regard to
       (1) with         (2) for                  (1) Reserving (2) Destroying                (3) In accordance with
       (3) of           (4) at                   (3) Preserving (4) Maintaining              (4) On account of
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