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     Directions (677–681) : In the fol-       683. After your long illness I am hap-        692. The police fired on the mob
lowing questions, sentences are given               py to see you _____.                          when they _______
with blanks to be filled in with an ap-             (1) up and round                              (1) turned violent
propriate word(s). Four alternatives are            (2) up and about                              (2) fizzled out
suggested for each question. Choose                 (3) by and by                                 (3) became abusive
the correct alternative out of the four             (4) up and down                               (4) turned noisy
as your answer.                               684. You must _______ your career             693. He has the full facts _______ but
         (SSC CAPFs SI, CISF ASI & Delhi            with all seriousness.
               Police SI Exam, 21.06.2015
                                                                                                  is deliberately hiding them.
                                IInd Sitting)
                                                    (1) pursue          (2) follow                (1) up his sleeve
                                                    (3) complete (4) direct                       (2) under his sleeves
677. It was once _____ that being
      overweight was healthy _____            685. Making pies and cakes ______                   (3) upon his sleeves
      now-a-days few people subscribe               Mrs. Reddy’s speciality.                      (4) in his sleeves
      to this viewpoint.                            (1) has             (2) are            694. The appearance of the city
      (1) believed; but                             (3) were            (4) is                    _______ day by day.
      (2) rumoured; so                        686. The deserted garden was infest-                (1) changed
      (3) speculated; and                           ed ______ weeds.
                                                                                                  (2) is changing
      (4) joked; because                            (1) with            (2) for
                                                                                                  (3) had changed
678. The application is _____ as some               (3) into            (4) on
                                                                                                  (4) could change
      details are _____.                            Directions (687–691) : In the
                                              following questions, sentences are giv-      695. When the morning _______ the
      (1) rejected; missing                                                                       murder was discovered.
                                              en with blanks to be filled in with an
      (2) refused; lacking                                                                        (1) arrived        (2) came
                                              appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
      (3) reverted; few
                                              are suggested for each question.                    (3) occurred (4) happened
      (4) returned; unfinished                Choose the correct alternative out of         696. The smell of the Sea called
679. He was not _____ to sell the prop-       the four as your answer.                            _______ memories of her child-
      erty unless he got a more _____                (SSC CGL Tier-I Exam, 09.08.2015             hood.
      price.                                               (IInd Sitting) TF No. 4239378)         (1) for            (2) back
      (1) prepared; realistic                 687. She pipped her rival_____the gold              (3) up             (4) on
      (2) sure; true                                medal                                       Directions (697–701) : In the fol-
      (3) ready; correct                            (1) with            (2) for            lowing questions, sentences are given
      (4) decide; actual                            (3) to              (4) near           with blanks to be filled in with an
680. The _____ you have charged for           688. Work should be guided by some           appropriate word(s). Four alternatives
      the hotel room is _____.                      ______ desire of altruism and          are suggested for each question.
      (1) charges; mighty                           ______.                                Choose the correct alternative out of
      (2) price; costly                             (1) genuine ; philanthropy             the four as your answer.
      (3) rent; rich                                (2) false ; honesty                           (SSC CGL Tier-I Exam, 16.08.2015
      (4) tariff; exorbitant                        (3) shallow ; ability                               (IInd Sitting) TF No. 2176783)
681. The _____ of the English lan-                  (4) good ; liberty                      697. He will impart no information
      guage by a host of new words            689. Ships are _______ by giant en-                _____ anyone.
      would _____ the old generation                gines.                                       (1) from           (2) for
      aghast.                                       (1) dragged         (2) sailed               (3) with           (4) to
      (1) introduction; surprise                    (3) pulled          (4) driven         698. The United Kingdom ____ En-
      (2) invasion; leave                     690. Krisda’s stories ______ me very               gland, Wales, Scotland and
      (3) entry ; shock                             strangely.                                   Northern Ireland.
      (4) attack; delight                           (1) effected        (2) affected             (1) comprises of (2) comprises
     Directions (682-686) : In the fol-             (3) changed         (4) afflicted            (3) combines           (4) consists
lowing questions, sentences are given         691. By morning, the fury of the
with blanks to be filled in with an                                                        699. Jim suffered a ___ of fortune.
                                                    floods _____.
appropriate word(s). Four alternatives                                                           (1) reversal       (2) reverse
                                                    (1) ebbed           (2) receded
are suggested for each question.                                                                 (3) revert         (4) regress
                                                    (3) retired         (4) abated
Choose the correct alternative out of                                                      700. He was ____ by nature and so
the four as your answer.                            Directions (692–696) : In the
                                              following questions, sentences are giv-            avoided all company.
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                                              en with blanks to be filled in with an             (1) anti–social (2) timid
              (Ist Sitting) TF No. 1443088)
                                              appropriate word(s). Four alternatives             (3) gregarious (4) cordial
682. He went there _______.                   are suggested for each question.             701. Jyoti refused to be _____ by her
      (1) on foot                             Choose the correct alternative out of              long illness.
      (2) walking on foot                     the four as your answer.
                                                                                                 (1) dispersed (2) dispensed
      (3) by foot                                    (SSC CGL Tier-I Exam, 16.08.2015
      (4) with foot                                          (Ist Sitting) TF No. 3196279)       (3) dispatched (4) dispirited
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