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592. I can _____ him without qualifi-             Directions (602-606) : In the fol-    611. This package was supposed
      cations.                              lowing questions, sentences are given             _______ yesterday.
      (1) recommend                         with blanks to be filled in with an               (1) to be delivering
      (2) commend                           appropriate word(s). Four alternatives            (2) to be delivered
      (3) praise        (4) suggest         are suggested for each question.                  (3) to have been delivered
593. She let her horse ______ in the        Choose the correct alternative out of             (4) to deliver
      field.                                the four as your answer.                         Directions (612 – 616) : In the
      (1) loosen        (2) loose                   (SSC GL Tier-I Exam. 19.10.2014)   following questions, sentences are giv-
      (3) loosely       (4) lose             602. He was ______about whether to        en with blanks to be filled in with an
                                                   do it or not.                       appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
594. It is hoped that a ______ will be
      reached in the meeting.                      (1) ambiguous        (2) ambivalent are suggested for each question.
      (1) statement                                (3) ambidextrous (4) uncertain      Choose the correct alternative out of
                                             603. The minister ____ on the peti-       the four as your answer.
      (2) comparison
                                                   tion before it was taken up for                (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC
      (3) compromise                                                                           Exam. 02.11.2014, Patna Region :
                                                   discussion.
      (4) compression                                                                                                   Ist Sitting)
                                                   (1) could sign (2) signed
595. We are fortunate to have ex-                                                      612. This man was an accomplice
                                                   (3) had signed (4) must sign
      tremely _______ and visionary                                                          ______ the thief.
                                            604. The foolish crows ____ to sing.
      leaders.                                                                               (1) of             (2) in
                                                   (1) crow          (2) jump
      (1) competitive (2) complex                                                            (3) with           (4) from
                                                   (3) tried         (4) try
      (3) complaisant (4) competent                                                    613. The sick units are detached
                                            605. Truculent in defending their in-
596. Some people regard the world as                                                         ______ the main group of com-
                                                   dividual rights of sovereignty un-
      an ______.                                                                             panies.
                                                   der the Articles of Confedera-
      (1) imitation     (2) allusion                                                         (1) off            (2) from
                                                   tion, the newly formed states
      (3) illusion      (4) elision                ____ constantly.                          (3) with           (4) by
                                                   (1) apologized (2) digressed        614. Let me congratulate you____
       Directions (597-601) : In the                                                         your success.
                                                   (3) conferred (4) squabbled
following questions, sentences are giv-                                                      (1) at             (2) for
                                             606. His conduct is bad, and his hon-
en with blanks to be filled with an ap-                                                      (3) with           (4) on
                                                   esty is not ____ suspicion.
propriate word(s). Four alternatives are                                               615. She had always hoped that her
                                                   (1) before        (2) beyond
suggested for each question. Choose                                                          daughter would become_____
the correct alternative out of the four.           (3) under         (4) in
                                                  Directions (607-611) : In the              doctor.
                    (SSC GL Tier-I Exam.
                                            following questions, sentences are               (1) an             (2) the
                   19.10.2014, Ist Sitting)
                                            given with blanks to be filled in with an        (3) a
 597. When she parted ____ her par-
                                            appropriate word(s). Four alternatives           (4) None of the above
       ents, her eyes were full of tears.
                                            are suggested for each question. Choose    616. Due to heavy rains, water
       (1) from          (2) away
                                            the correct alternative out of the four.         had_____ in the low lying areas.
       (3) off           (4) with
                                                    (SSC GL Tier-I Exam. 26.10.2014)         (1) gathered       (2) stagnated
 598. He went ____ to oblige his su-
                                            607. Her true feelings manifested                (3) assembled (4) entered
       perior.
                                                  themselves in her sarcastic re-            Directions (617-621) : In each
       (1) on his way                             marks, only then was her             of the following questions, sentences
       (2) out of his way                         _______ revealed.                    are given with blanks to be filled in
       (3) in his way                             (1) sarcasm         (2) charm        with an appropriate word(s). Four al-
       (4) with his way                           (3) sweetness (4) bitterness         ternatives are suggested for each ques-
 599. During a period of protracted ill-     608. The book provides an overview        tion. Choose the correct alternative out
       ness, the sick can become in-               of European wines that should       of the four as your answer.
       firm, _____ both the strength to            prove inviting to both the                     (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC
       work and many of the specific               virtual..........and the experi-               Exam. 02.11.2014, IInd Sitting)
       skills that were once possessed.            enced connoisseur.                  617. Many people who ______ prac-
       (1) regaining     (2) denying               (1) zealot       (2) glutton              tising photography as a hobby
       (3) pursuing      (4) losing                (3) prodigal     (4) novice               turn it eventually into a livelihood.
 600. The members of the religious           609. The sun is shining brightly,               (1) resume        (2) prefer
       sect ostracized the _____ who               please________the light.                  (3) imply         (4) start
       had abandoned their faith.                  (1) take off     (2) put on         618. She is _____ of lizards.
       (1) coward        (2) litigant              (3) put off      (4) put out              (1) fearful       (2) frightened
       (3) recreant      (4) suppliant       610. This practice was brought                  (3) afraid        (4) terrified
 601. Would you mind ______ the suit-              ............to prevent certain      619. His path was beset _____ diffi-
       case, Sir ?                                 abuses.                                   culties.
       (1) open          (2) opening               (1) down         (2) off                  (1) by            (2) with
       (3) to open       (4) opened                (3) about        (4) in                   (3) of            (4) from
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