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       (1) sympathy at                              (1) communication; people                   (3) debunked; and
       (2) sympathy for                             (2) help; society                           (4) acknowledged; because
       (3) sympathy with                            (3) confrontation; terrorists              Direction (772) : A sentence is
       (4) sympathy of                              (4) propaganda; private sector        given with blanks to be filled in with
757. They organized an event last             765. I ______ him for the post _____        appropriate words. Four alternatives
       month in ______ with another                 he was very active.                   are suggested. Choose the correct al-
       company.                                     (1) acknowledged; and                 ternative out of the four.
       (1) competition                              (2) admitted; but                             (SSC CPO SI & ASI Online Exam.
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                                                    (3) commended; even though
       (3) connection                                                                     772. He is ______ rich, yet he ______
                                                    (4) recommended; because
       (4) regulation                                                                           about high taxes.
                                              766. The man was absorbed _____ his
758. He ________ to help me and                     work.                                       (1) obscenely; whines
       called me a fool.                            (1) at           (2) into                   (2) very; is careless
       (1) refused       (2) denied                 (3) with         (4) in                     (3) newly; is calm
       (3) offered       (4) thought           767. You friends think you are con-              (4) not; worries
      Directions (759 – 763) : In the               ceited because you seem to                 Directions (773) : A sentence is
following questions, sentences are giv-             ______ them.                          given with blanks to be filled in with
en with blanks to be filled in with an              (1) emulate      (2) penalize         an appropriate word. Four alternatives
appropriate word(s). Four alternatives              (3) patronize (4) cheat               are suggested. Choose the correct al-
are suggested for each question.                                                          ternative out of the four.
                                              768. He reads ______ that are _____
Choose the correct alternative out of                                                             (SSC CPO SI & ASI Online Exam.
                                                    to his profession.
the four as your answer.                                                                                       05.06.2016 Ist sitting)
                                                    (1) weeklies ; appropriate            773. A BBC reporter was ____ for
   (SSC CAPFS (CPO) SI, CISF ASI & Delhi            (2) papers; apparent
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                                                    (3) periodicals; pertinent                  respectful portrayal of the coun-
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                                                    (4) magazines; acceptable                   try and its leader.
759. Some verbs need a ______ to
       convey the full meaning.                    Direction (769) : A sentence is              (1) welcomed       (2) recognized
                                              given with blanks to be filled in with            (3) celebrated (4) expelled
       (1) complimentary
                                              appropriate words. Four alternatives              Directions : (774-779) : The fol-
       (2) complement
                                              are suggested. Choose the correct al-
       (3) component                                                                      lowing sentence is given with a blank
                                              ternative out of the four.                  to be filled in with an appropriate
       (4) compliment                                 (SSC CPO SI & ASI Online Exam.
760. His profession is teaching but his                                                   word. Four alternatives are suggest-
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       _______ is photography.                                                            ed. Choose the correct alternative out
                                              769. Mr. Naimi, the chief secretary,
       (1) vacation       (2) vocation                                                    of the four.
                                                    was unceremoniously ______af-
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       (3) vocative       (4) avocation             ter party’s ____ defeat in gener-
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761. The demonstration passed off                   al elections.
                                                                                          774. The minister has been ______ to
       without any _______.                         (1) exiled, predictable
                                                                                                the victims.
       (1) coincidence (2) accident                 (2) ousted, disastrous
                                                                                                (1) selfish        (2) liberal
       (3) incident       (4) incidence             (3) recommended, unexpected
                                                                                                (3) generous       (4) rich
762. As the driver swerved violently                (4) honoured, stupendous
                                                                                          775. The members could not arrive at
       at the turning, the wheel came              Directions (770–771) : A sen-                a ______ regarding the issue.
       off, as it was already ______.         tence is given with blanks to be filled
                                                                                                (1) judgement (2) action
       (1) lose           (2) lost            in with appropriate words. Four al-
                                                                                                (3) policy         (4) consensus
       (3) loose          (4) loss            ternatives are suggested. Choose the
                                              correct alternative out of the four.        776. As the weekend finally rolled
763. He quarrelled with his boss,
                                                                                                around, the people were also too
       ________ of the consequences.                  (SSC CPO SI & ASI Online Exam.
                                                                  05.06.2016 Ist sitting)       happy to laugh out the ___ away.
       (1) confident      (2) devoid
                                               770. The king plans to move the king-            (1) memories       (2) joys
       (3) heedless       (4) weary
                                                    dom away from ____ domestic                 (3) cares          (4) struggles
       Directions (764–768) : Sentenc-
es are given with blanks to be filled               energy consumption, a change          777. The mission of this institution is
in with an appropriate word(s). Four                that will allow the Saudis to ___           to ____ young minds to explore
alternatives are suggested for each                 oil exports in the years to come.           their ability.
question. Choose the correct alterna-               (1) extravagant; decrease                   (1) catalyse       (2) cackle
tive out of the four.                               (2) wasteful; increase                      (3) circulate      (4) combat
  (SSC CAPFs (CPO) SI & ASI, Delhi Police           (3) unnecessary: minimize             778. I am ______ on leave from tomor-
                     SI Exam. 20.03.2016            (4) substantial; moderate                   row.
                                IInd sitting) 771. I ___ his contribution to my                 (1) escaping       (2) running
764. The Press is supposed to be a                  book______ it was substantial.              (3) prospecting (4) proceeding
       means of _____ between the gov-              (1) admitted; although                779. Losing a child is most people’s
       ernment and the _____.                       (2) confessed to; but                       worst _____.
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