FILL IN THE BLANKS
 854. Since last year his condition has            (1) excellent (2) smooth                   (1) back up       (2) back in
       been _____                                  (3) informed (4) cordial                   (3) back it       (4) back out
       (1) deteriorate.                       864. Never _______ met any girl so        872. The passengers were afraid, but
       (2) deteriorating.                          beautiful.                                 the captain _______ them that
       (3) severely deteriorated.                  (1) have I       (2) I have                there was no danger.
       (4) deterioratingly.                        (3) I had        (4) did I                 (1) promised (2) advised
 855. Most children remain ______                  Directions (865–869) : In each             (3) assured       (4) counselled
       school between the ages of sev-       of the following questions, senetence      873. I haven’t seen you ________ a
       en and ten.                           given with blanks to be filled in with           week.
       (1) in            (2) under           an appropriate word(s). Four alterna-            (1) within        (2) since
       (3) at            (4) inside          tives are suggested for the question.            (3) for           (4) from
 856. The quake also _______ mud-            Choose the correct alternative out of the  874. She _________ a brief appearance
       slides on the outskirts of the city.  four.                                            at the end of the party.
       (1) tempered      (2) tampered                           (SSC CGL Tier-II (CBE)        (1) put on        (2) put in
       (3) erupted       (4) triggered                             Exam. 01.12.2016)          (3) put across (4) put up
       Directions (857–859) : The sen-        865. ___ man standing in that corner           Directions (875–877) : The sen-
tences given with blanks are to be                 is a police man in plain clothes.   tences given with blanks are to be
filled with an appropriate word. Four              (1) Some         (2) Any            filled with an appropriate word(s). Four
alternatives are suggested for each                (3) A            (4) The            alternatives are suggested for each
question. For each question, choose           866. Eight cylinder engines are ______   question. For each question, choose
the correct alternative.                           that use great amount of petrol.    the correct alternative.
                     (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)         (1) conveyances                                          (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
              Exam. 11.09.2016 (Ist sitting)       (2) devices                                       Exam. 28.08.2016 (Ist sitting)
 857. You are _____ common sense.                  (3) instruments                     875. One of the reasons the impres-
                                                   (4) apparatus                              sionists caused such a scandal
       (1) lacking of (2) devoid in
                                                                                              was _____ their colours were too
       (3) devoid of (4) dull on              867. He would always be late with
                                                                                              bright.
 858. He ran so fast ________ .                    submission because he would
                                                                                              (1) because of which
       (1) that he fell                            ______ whatever he was sup-
                                                                                              (2) due to
       (2) so he fell                              posed to do.
                                                                                              (3) because
       (3) he fell                                 (1) prevaricate
                                                                                              (4) of
       (4) that he is falling                      (2) procrastinate
                                                                                       876. She must sometimes ______ to
 859. The doctor has been _____ to                 (3) interrogate                            run away.
       attend to an urgent case.                   (4) discriminate                           (1) has wanted
       (1) called       (2) called in         868. He talked on and on _______.               (2) have wanted
       (3) called by (4) call over                 (1) ad infinitum                           (3) having want
       Directions (860–864) : In each              (2) voraciously                            (4) has want
of the following questions, a sentence             (3) hesitatingly                    877. The bank decided to _______
given with blanks is to be filled in with          (4) ad interim                             them the money as they were
an appropriate word. Four alternatives        869. The order is _________ and you             reliable clients.
are suggested for the question. Choose             must abide by it, as there is not          (1) let            (2) lend
the correct alternative out of the four.           even the slightest chance of its           (3) borrow         (4) lease
                    (SSC CGL Tier-II (CBE)         being modified or withdrawn.               Directions (878-880) : In the
                        Exam. 30.11.2016)          (1) irretrievable                   following questions, the sentences giv-
 860. With the amount of conflicts in              (2) irreparable                     en with blanks are to be filled with an
       the world, a Third World War is             (3) irrevocable                     appropriate word (s). Four alternatives
       ________                                    (4) irreconcilable                  are suggested for each question. For
       (1) emanate      (2) emanant                                                    each question, choose the correct al-
                                                   Directions (870–874) : In the
       (3) eminent      (4) imminent                                                   ternative .
                                             following questions, complete each
                                                                                                            (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
 861. The traditional way of saying that     sentence using the most appropriate                     Exam. 29.08.2016 (Ist sitting)
       you feel fine is to say that you      word from the options given.
                                                                                        878. The aim of a Peace Council is
       are __________.                                      (SSC CAPFs SI, ASI Online
                                                                                              ________ rather than cure.
       (1) alright      (2) all correct                            Exam. 18.12.2016)
                                                                                              (1) salvation
       (3) all good     (4) all right         870. The battalion operating from the           (2) preservation
 862. The army has been __________                 mountain was able to _____ three           (3) maintenance
       to be ready to control the floods.          enemy divisions.                           (4) cultivation
       (1) alerted      (2) warned                 (1) tie up       (2) tie down        879. He gives everyone _________ the
       (3) awakened (4) wanted                     (3) tie on       (4) tie with              class opportunities for practice.
 863. The relation between the Indian         871. Once he has signed the agree-              (1) at            (2) in
       P.M. and the U.S. President is              ment, he won’ t be able to                 (3) of            (4) on
       perfectly ________ .                        ________.
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