FILL IN THE BLANKS
283. Smallpox has been eradicated             292. For a child, a blow _____ self-             Directions (302-306) : In the
      ____ India.                                   esteem is a terrible thing.           following questions, sentences are
      (1) in               (2) from                 (1) of              (2) with          given with blanks to be filled in with
      (3) within           (4) out of                                                     an appropriate word(s). Four
                                                    (3) to              (4) on            alternatives are suggested for each
284. The police offered a ____ for
      information about the stolen            293. The Greenland ice sheet is _____       question. Cho ose the correct
      money.                                        at the rate of about 12 cubic         alternative out of the four and indicate
      (1) reward           (2) award                miles a year.                         it as your answer.
      (3) profit           (4) prize                (1) smelting        (2) condensing                  (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
285. There is no possibility of _____                                                             Operator & LDC Exam. 11.12.2011
                                                    (3) melting         (4) freezing
      coming late.                                                                                            (Ist Sitting (Delhi Zone)
      (1) they             (2) their          294. The Principal called _____ an          302. The aim of education is to ______
                                                    explanation from the clerks.                 the best in students.
      (3) them             (4) theirs
286. His friend ____ unexpectedly.                  (1) on              (2) out                  (1) bring on         (2) bring in
      (1) returned to (2) come back                 (3) for             (4) in                   (3) bring about (4) bring out
      (3) turned up        (4) get down                                                   303. I have known him ______ a long
                                              295. The ______ crowd gave the
      Directions (287–291) : In the                                                              time.
                                                    victorious team a tumultuous
following questions, sentences are                                                               (1) since            (2) for
                                                    welcome.
given with blanks to be filled in with                                                           (3) before          (4) from
                                                    (1) jubilant      (2) troublesome
an appropriate word (s). Four                                                             304. I wish I ______ her to clean the
alternatives are suggested for each                 (3) noisy         (4) arrogant               room.
question. Cho ose the correct                 296. It is our duty to get ____ the                (1) have asking
alternative out of the four as your                 truth.                                       (2) have asked
answer.                                                                                          (3) asked
             (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
                                                    (1) to              (2) over
                                                                                                 (4) had asked
       Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011              (3) into            (4) at
                 (IInd Sitting (North Zone)                                               305. He always takes full _______of
                                                    Directions (297 – 301) : In the              the mistakes made by hi s
 287. Have you got any idea as to what
                                              following questions, sentences are                 friends.
      has happened to Akila ? I haven’t
      seen her ______.                        given with blanks to be filled in with             (1) benefit         (2) advantage
      (1) lately          (2) later on        an appropriate word (s). Four alter                (3) profit           (4) use
      (3) late            (4) later           natives are suggested for each              306. He drai ned what was l eft
 288. I _____ hard to establish the           question. Choose the correct alter                 __________ his drink.
      validity of the theory since            native out of the four as your answer.             (1) from             (2) in
      morning.                                             (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry          (3) of               (4) off
      (1) have been trying                           Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011               Directions (307 – 311) : In the
      (2) had tried                                             (IInd Sitting (East Zone) following questions, sentences are
      (3) tried           (4) am trying       297. A thorough search of the aircraft      given with blanks to be filled in with
 289. _____ of defence personnel                    was carried _____ in the airport.     an appropriate word(s). Four
      would be given transfers to their             (1) out           (2) off             alternatives are suggested for each
      place of choice.                                                                    question. Cho ose the correct
                                                    (3) on            (4) along           alternative out of the four and indicate
      (1) Friends         (2) Wives
      (3) Husbands (4) Spouses                298. Discrimination _____ any form          it as your answer.
 290. Sachin was standing ____ me.                  should be avoided.                                  (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
                                                    (1) of            (2) by                      Operator & LDC Exam. 11.12.2011
      (1) aside           (2) next
                                                                                                            (IInd Sitting (Delhi Zone)
      (3) beside          (4) besides               (3) from          (4) in
                                                                                           307. Our teacher___several points
 291. My sister and _____ are pleased         299. My friend’s father died _____                   before the exams.
      to accept your invitation.                    cancer.                                        (1) cleared off (2) cleared away
      (1) I               (2) me
                                                    (1) by            (2) of                       (3) cleared up (4) cleared out
      (3) myself          (4) I myself
                                                    (3) from          (4) with             308. Let me give you ___.
      Directions (292-296) : In the
                                              300. I can’t make both ends ______                   (1) an advise
following questions, sentences are
given with blanks to be filled in with              on my small salary.                            (2) any advice
an appropriate word(s). Four                                                                       (3) some advice
                                                    (1) meet          (2) unite
alternatives are suggested for each                                                                (4) some advises
question. Cho ose the correct                       (3) join          (4) touch
                                                                                           309. The cart was driven ___
alternative out of the four.                  301. His manners____him.                             bullocks.
             (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry           (1) speak of      (2) speak out                (1) with           (2) off
       Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011
                                                    (3) speak up      (4) speak for                (3) to             (4) by
                     (Ist Sitting (East Zone)
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