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     Directions (507-511) : In the          515. The driver was _____ injured;         524. Only patience and fortitude
following questions, sentences are                 he died within an hour.                  carried him____the crisis.
given with blanks to be filled with an             (1) significantly (2) fatally            (1) over               (2) about
appropriate word(s). Four alternatives             (3) fatefully      (4) vitally           (3) out                (4) through
are suggested for each question.            516. Lata Mangeshkar was _____             525. Octopuses are mostly shy and
Choose the correct alternative out of              with a natural talent for music.
the four as your answer.                                                                    ____ harmless to human beings.
                                                   (1) given        (2) found               (1) generally          (2) mainly
                (SSC CAPFs SI & CISF ASI
                                                   (3) endowed (4) entrusted                (3) completely         (4) rarely
                       Exam. 23.06.2013)
                                                   Directions (517-521) : In the       526. Come what____, I shall adhere
507. There are not solitary, free-living
      creatures ; every form of life is    following questions, sentences are given         to my principles.
      ______ other forms.                  with blanks to be filled in with an
                                                                                            (1) can                (2) may
      (1) dependent on                     appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
                                           are suggested for each question. Choose          (3) might              (4) will
      (2) parallel to                                                                       Directions (527–531) : In the
                                           the correct alternative out of the four as
      (3) overshadowed by                                                             following questions, sentences are
                                           your answer.
      (4) segregated from                                                             given with blanks to be filled in with
                                                         (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
508. I’ll take ______ now as I have                                                   an appropriate word(s). Four
                                                  Operator & LDC Exam. 20.10.2013)
      another appo intment some                                                       alternatives are suggested for each
                                            517. The deceased left ______ him two
      where else.                                                                     question. Cho ose the correct
                                                  young children.
      (1) departure                                                                   alternative out of the four.
                                                  (1) for              (2) with
      (2) my leave
                                                  (3) by               (4) behind                   (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
      (3) permission                                                                                      Operator & LDC Exam.
      (4) leave from work                   518. The statue ________ a global
                                                  symbol of freedom.                                      10.11.2013, Ist Sitting)
509. A garden knife is _____ used for                                                 527. The Prime Minister insisted
      right pruning.                              (1) stands to
                                                  (2) stands for                            _ _ __ _ _ __ f uel pri ces i n the
      (1) generally
                                                  (3) stands as                             Cabinet meeting.
      (2) compulsorily
                                                  (4) stands against                        (1) to raise          (2) on raising
      (3) systematically
                                            519. A child is the future of a family          (3) in raising        (4) at raising
      (4) daily
510. Serious threat to our ecology and            _______ nation.                     528. The __________ of puppies is
      environment can be _____ with               (1) as a                                  fond of milk.
      organic cultivation.                        (2) like a                                (1) gang              (2) litter
      (1) hastened        (2) impeded             (3) as well as of a                       (3) group             (4) litre
      (3) aggravated (4) combated                 (4) just as                         529. He _______ his father.
511. ‘My India’ by Corbett deals ______     520. The human mind seems to have               (1) takes back (2) takes after
      the author’s familiarity with and           built-in _______ against original         (3) takes off         (4) takes out
      love of India.                              thought.                            530. Guard          __ _ _ __ _     sp el li ng
      (1) in              (2) of                  (1) ideas            (2) interests        mistakes.
      (3) at              (4) with                (3) safeguards (4) prejudices             (1) against           (2) after
       Directions (512-516) : In the        521. If strict security measures were           (3) above             (4) at
following questions, sentences are                taken, the tragedy might have
given with blanks to be filled in with                                                531. Make hay while the sun _____.
                                                  been_________.                            (1) shines            (2) is shining
an appropriate word(s). Four
                                                  (1) averted          (2) removed          (3) was shining
alternatives are suggested for each
question. Cho ose the correct                     (3) controlled       (4) restrained       (4) has been shining
alternative out of the four.                       Directions (522-526) : In the            Directions (532–536) : In the
               (SSC Graduate Level Tier-II following questions, sentences are given   following questions, sentences are
                       Exam. 29.09.2013)   with blanks to be filled in with an        given with blanks to be filled in with
 512. Students of St. Xavier’s _____       appropriate word(s). Four alternatives     an appropriate word(s). Four
       all the prizes.                     are suggested for each question. Choose    alternatives are suggested for each
       (1) bear of      (2) bore away      the correct alternative out of the four as question. Cho ose the correct
       (3) bore on      (4) bear on        your answer.
                                                                                      alternative out of the four as your
 513. With danger _____ the door, you          (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry Operator
                                                                                      answer.
       cannot sit idle.                        & LDC Exam. 27.10.2013, IInd Sitting)
                                                                                                    (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
       (1) at           (2) in              522. Slow and steady____the race.                             Operator & LDC Exam.
       (3) of           (4) near                  (1) is winning       (2) wins                          10.11.2013, IInd Sitting)
 514. My servant _____ with all my                (3) will win         (4) win         532. Internet cafe owners fear that a
       money.                               523. Night came on and the room                  police crackdown may cause
       (1) have escaped                           ______ dark.                               ____ damage to their business.
       (2) was run away                           (1) is growing       (2) has grown         (1) irreparable (2) eternal
       (3) has run off                            (3) grew             (4) will grow         (3) untold         (4) reparable
       (4) running away
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