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 953. Her parents will never give their    964. The Ambassador was better        161. (1) 162. (2) 163. (1) 164. (2)
      _____ to such an unsuitable               ______ than the other delegates.
                                                                                 165. (3) 166. (2) 167. (4) 168. (4)
      match.                                    (1) thoughtful
      (1) acquiescence                          (2) presentable                  169. (1) 170. (4) 171. (3) 172. (1)
      (2) consent                               (3) bred         (4) prepared    173. (2) 174. (3) 175. (1) 176. (3)
      (3) agreement                        965. He aimed the blow ______ my      177. (1) 178. (1) 179. (3) 180. (3)
      (4) willingness                           left eye                         181. (2) 182. (1) 183. (1) 184. (2)
 954. The authorities would not ______          (1) in           (2) at          185. (3) 186. (3) 187. (2) 188. (4)
      to the strikers’ demands.                 (3) from         (4) to
                                                                                 189. (1) 190. (3) 191. (1) 192. (2)
      (1) accept       (2) accede
                                                                                 193. (3) 194. (4) 195. (1) 196. (3)
      (3) accession (4) access
 955. They are so ______, they could                                             197. (3) 198. (3) 199. (1) 200. (4)
      not put up a tent properly, while       1. (4)    2. (2)  3. (3)    4. (4) 201. (3) 202. (3) 203. (2) 204. (4)
      camping.                                5. (1)    6. (1)  7. (4)    8. (4) 205. (3) 206. (2) 207. (3) 208. (3)
      (1) red          (2) white              9. (3)   10. (4) 11. (1)   12. (2) 209. (1) 210. (2) 211. (1) 212. (2)
      (3) blue         (4) green             13. (4)   14. (2) 15. (2)   16. (2) 213. (2) 214. (4) 215. (2) 216. (4)
      Directions (956-965) : In the          17. (1)   18. (2) 19. (2)   20. (1) 217. (3) 218. (2) 219. (2) 220. (4)
following questions, sentences are
                                             21. (2)   22. (1) 23. (1)   24. (3) 221. (3) 222. (3) 223. (2) 224. (4)
given with blanks to be filled in with
an appropriate word). Four alterna-          25. (4)   26. (4) 27. (4)   28. (4) 225. (3) 226. (3) 227. (3) 228. (1)
tives are suggested for each question.       29. (1)   30. (4) 31. (3)   32. (2) 229. (2) 230. (4) 231. (2) 232. (1)
Choose the correct alternative out of        33. (2)   34. (4) 35. (1)   36. (1) 233. (1) 234. (3) 235. (4) 236. (2)
the four.
                                             37. (3)   38. (4) 39. (2)   40. (4) 237. (3) 238. (2) 239. (2) 240. (1)
                 (SSC Multi-Tasking Staff
            Exam. 30.04.2017 (Ist Sitting)   41. (4)   42. (3) 43. (3)   44. (2) 241. (2) 242. (1) 243. (2) 244. (1)
956. The river abounds ______ fish           45. (2)   46. (3) 47. (2)   48. (1) 245. (2) 246. (2) 247. (4) 248. (1)
      and crocodiles.                        49. (3)   50. (2) 51. (4)   52. (2) 249. (1) 250. (3) 251. (3) 252. (1)
      (1) with          (2) of               53. (2)   54. (3) 55. (3)   56. (1) 253. (2) 254. (4) 255. (2) 256. (1)
      (3) at            (4) on
                                             57. (2)   58. (2) 59. (1)   60. (3) 257. (1) 258. (1) 259. (3) 260. (3)
957. The auditor was asked to ______
                                             61. (4)   62. (1) 63. (4)   64. (2) 261. (4) 262. (4) 263. (2) 264. (1)
      the accounts.
      (1) count         (2) check            65. (1)   66. (2) 67. (2)   68. (4) 265. (4) 266. (4) 267. (1) 268. (4)
      (3) spot          (4) cheque           69. (4)   70. (3) 71. (3)   72. (4) 269. (3) 270. (2) 271. (4) 272. (2)
958. Every student had to abide              73. (2)   74. (3) 75. (4)   76. (2) 273. (4) 274. (2) 275. (2) 276. (1)
      ______ the rules and regulations       77. (2)   78. (3) 79. (4)   80. (3) 277. (4) 278. (3) 279. (1) 280. (1)
      of the hostel.
                                             81. (4)   82. (2) 83. (1)   84. (2) 281. (4) 282. (4) 283. (2) 284. (1)
      (1) in            (2) by
                                             85. (3)   86. (2) 87. (3)   88. (4) 285. (2) 286. (3) 287. (1) 288. (1)
      (3) against       (4) with
                                             89. (4)   90. (4) 91. (2)   92. (4) 289. (4) 290. (3) 291 (1) 292. (3)
959. Coventry is ______ Birmingham.
      (1) nearby        (2) next             93. (1)   94. (4) 95. (1)   96. (2) 293. (3) 294. (3) 295. (1) 296. (4)
      (3) beside        (4) near             97. (3)   98. (3) 99. (2) 100. (3)  297. (1) 298. (4) 299. (2) 300. (1)
960. The err is ______, to forgive di-      101. (3) 102. (4) 103. (4) 104. (4)  301. (1) 302. (4) 303. (2) 304. (4)
      vine.                                 105. (4) 106. (3) 107. (2) 108. (3)  305. (2) 306. (3) 307. (3) 308. (3)
      (1) human         (2) natural         109. (4) 110. (2) 111. (4) 112. (4)  309. (4) 310. (4) 311. (2) 312. (3)
      (3) kindness      (4) humane
                                            113. (1) 114. (3) 115. (2) 116. (1)  313. (2) 314. (3) 315. (2) 316. (2)
961. The village is ______ Sheffield
      (in England). It’s only six miles     117. (3) 118. (1) 119. (4) 120. (2)  317. (4) 318. (3) 319. (3) 320. (2)
      away.                                 121. (4) 122. (4) 123. (4) 124. (3)  321. (3) 322. (4) 323. (2) 324. (3)
      (1) by            (2) near            125. (1) 126. (4) 127. (3) 128. (1)  325. (2) 326. (4) 327. (3) 328. (4)
      (3) before        (4) along           129. (2) 130. (4) 131. (3) 132. (3)  329. (2) 330. (3) 331. (1) 332. (1)
962. Karen sat at the table ______ a        133. (2) 134. (4) 135. (2) 136. (4)  333. (2) 334. (4) 335. (1) 336. (1)
      newspaper.
                                            137. (3) 138. (2) 139. (2) 140. (2)  337. (3) 338. (2) 339. (4) 340. (3)
      (1) writing       (2) fidgeting
                                            141. (2) 142. (4) 143. (2) 144. (3)  341. (3) 342. (4) 343. (4) 344. (3)
      (3) looking       (4) reading
963. Two ______ were sent to garri-         145. (2) 146. (3) 147. (2) 148. (3)  345. (1) 346. (4) 347. (4) 348. (1)
      son the town.                         149. (2) 150. (3) 151. (4) 152. (1)  349. (3) 350. (3) 351. (1) 352. (4)
      (1) armies        (2) regimes         153. (3) 154. (2) 155. (2) 156. (1)  353. (4) 354. (4) 355. (2) 356. (3)
      (3) troops        (4) regiments       157. (1) 158. (4) 159. (2) 160. (4)  357. (4) 358. (4) 359. (4) 360. (3)
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