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650. A well-read man is quick to catch      659. Then railway trains ______ the       668.Our flight was ______ from Jaipur
      literary _______.                           most popular and the cheapest             to Agra airport.
      (1) allusions      (2) illusions            means of transport.                       (1) shifted          (2) diverted
      (3) delusions      (4) diversions           (1) become        (2) became              (3) reverted         (4) deflected
                                                  (3) becomes       (4) becoming      669.In these days of inflation we all
651. A dog is a ______ animal.
                                            660. If left unattended, even a small           have to _____ our belts.
      (1) quadruped (2) quartet                   cut can turn into a ____.                 (1) shorten          (2) strengthen
      (3) quadruple      (4) quadrangle           (1) soar          (2) sour                (3) tighten          (4) lesson
      Directions (652-656) : In the               (3) sore          (4) ore           670.He made a powerful ______ in the
following questions, sentences are giv-     661. My neighbour is very ______ for            region, and people felt he would
en with blanks to be filled in with an            he believes that nothing good will        make a good leader in the days
appropriate word(s). Four alternatives            happen to him.                            to come.
are suggested for each question.                  (1) reasonable                            (1) impression (2) discursive
Choose the correct alternative out of             (2) forward–looking                       (3) marked           (4) interest
the four as your answer.                          (3) pessimistic                     671.The father _______ the throne for
       (SSC CGL Tier-I Exam. 19.10.2014           (4) optimistic                            his son.
                        TF No. 022 MH 3)          Directions (662–666) : In the             (1) reverted         (2) relished
652. The student was punished for           following questions, sentences are giv-         (3) relinquished
       his ______                           en with blanks to be filled in with an          (4) revived
       (1) impudence (2) prudence           appropriate word(s). Four alternatives          Directions (672–676) : In the
       (3) modesty     (4) clemency         are suggested for each question.          following questions, sentences are giv-
 653. My father was too ____ to push        Choose the correct alternative out of     en with blanks to be filled in with an
       the heavy door.                      the four as your answer.                  appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
                                                       (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC     are suggested for each question.
       (1) faint       (2) feeble                      Exam. 16.11.2014, IInd Sitting Choose the correct alternative out of
       (3) fragile     (4) faltering                                 TF No. 545 QP 6) the four as your answer.
654. The flood damaged the books so         662. She dwells too much ______ her                (SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi
       much that it was impossible to             past.                                              Police SI Exam, 21.06.2015
       ____ them.                                 (1) from          (2) on                          (Ist Sitting) TF No. 8037731)
       (1) retrieve    (2) retrace                (3) in            (4) of            672. The ___ of the ‘Chief’ was ___
                                            663. There were no buses yesterday              upon him.
       (3) retract     (4) retreat
                                                  because of the strike, and so I           (1) name, dismissed
655. His bungalow went through a
                                                  ________ walk to college.                 (2) title, imposed
       make ____ .
                                                  (1) should        (2) have to             (3) appointment, thrown
       (1) up          (2) out                                                              (4) title, bestowed
       (3) over        (4) for                    (3) had to        (4) will have to
                                                                                      673. There were so many ____ points
656.This auspicious beginning ____          664. A wiseman _______ not pretend              in his speech that the audience
       well for a successful completion           ______ know everything.                   ___ to get the message.
       of our project.                            (1) did, to       (2) may in              (1) superficial, listened
                                                  (3) does, or      (4) does, to            (2) interesting, tried
       (1) attunes     (2) argues
                                            665. _______ the flight times before            (3) irrelevant, failed
       (3) augurs      (4) answers                you book the tickets.                     (4) relevant, hastened
      Directions (657–661) : In the               (1) Check         (2) Control       674. She was so ____ that she was
following questions, sentences are giv-
                                                  (3) Inform        (4) Prove               ___ by all.
en with blanks to be filled in with an
                                            666. I’m very pleased with my new               (1) stupid, admired
appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
                                                  secretary. Her work is of a high          (2) proud, respected
are suggested for each question.                  _______.                                  (3) excellent, warned
Choose the correct alternative out of             (1) condition     (2) degree              (4) talented, praised
the four as your answer.
                                                  (3) capacity      (4) standard      675. He was so ____ at his job that
            (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC           Directions (667–671) : In the fol-         he was asked to give a ____ to
             Exam. 16.11.2014 , Ist Sitting
                                            lowing questions, sentences are given           the visitors.
                         TF No. 333 LO 2)
                                            with blanks to be filled in with an ap-         (1) accurate, display
657. She was aware of what was go-          propriate word(s). Four alternatives are        (2) agile, demolition
      ing ________ her father’s mind.       suggested for each question. Choose             (3) able, disclosure
      (1) through       (2) on              the correct alternative out of the four.        (4) adept, demonstration
      (3) in            (4) by                     (SSC CGL Tier-II Exam.12.04.2015   676. The little boy ran _____ fast that
658. Most parents _________ love and                 Kolkata Region, TF No. 315 RI 3)       he was ___ for breath.
                                            667.I saw a _____of cattle grazing in           (1) too, fighting
      affection on their children.
                                                  the meadow.                               (2) so, gasping
      (1) pour          (2) pore
                                                  (1) herd           (2) bunch              (3) very, struggling
      (3) poor          (4) pool                  (3) group          (4) litter             (4) so, inhailing
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