COMPREHENSION TEST
890. (4) friend and biographer          923. (1) memory                             responsibility of fulfilling our
891. (3) avoid its enemies                                                          pledges and creating a new
                                        924. (3) sea fish
892. (4) light and temperature                                                      history
893. (3) angry, excited or happy        925. (4) heart and blood vessels       965. (3) India’s past was a period of
894. (3) on the African island of Mada-      cardio vascular (N.) : connect-        struggle while its future will be
     gascar                                  ed with the heart and the blood        a period of hope, triumphs and
895. (2) disguise that lets it blend in      vessels (the tubes that carry          achievements.
     with its surroundings.                  blood around the body).           966. (2) Dome of Discovery
                                        926. (1) morphological                 967. (1) Singapore Flyer
896. (2) nurtured
                                        927. (2) motivated                     968. (2) The Thames
897. (3) to be ourselves
                                        928. (2) paradigmatic                  969. (2) Partial
898. (3) give and receive
                                        929. (4) oddity                        970. (3) Millennium Wheel
899. (4) the ability to share and
                                        930. (1) occur                         971. (4) nobody has bothered to find
     understand another’s feelings
                                        931. (2) sharks                             out the real cause.
900. (1) acceptance and tolerance.
                                        932. (4) blowhole                      972. (1) one must not be deceived by
901. (4) the Victorian Age
                                        933. (2) to trap their prey                 appearances.
902. (1) Successful
                                        934. (3) fluke                         973. (4) saffron must only be worn by
903. (2) the working class, intricate
                                        935. (3) communicate                        true ascetics.
     plots and sense of humour.
                                        936. (2) To find a direct trade route  974. (3) they could afford to but were
904. (3) everyday life and the world         to India.                              reluctant
     around him.
                                        937. (3) North coast of Haiti          975. (3) no one owns up to failure.
905. (4) friend and biographer.         938. (4) 500 Years                     976. (3) Oxygen
906. (3) avoid its enemies.             939. (1) 2                             977. (4) 4 to 5 minutes
907. (4) light and temperature.         940. (3) 1460                          978. (2) to the entire body
908. (1) afraid, excited or angry.      941. (2) The Homestead                 979. (1) 1953
909. (3) on the African island of       942. (2) White                         980. (4) damage to the heart muscles
     Madagascar.                        943. (4) “the myth”                    981. (3) exuberant
910. (2) disguise that lets it blend in 944. (3) Mabel Loomis Todd             982. (2) chunk of dirt
     with its surroundings.             945. (2) Mabel’s affairs with Austin   983. (3) poor earlier but became rich
911. (3) careless vigilant (Adj.) :     946. (1) Global warming                     later on
     alert, watchful ; careful.         947. (4) the collapse is unstoppable.  984. (2) good and healthy
912. (4) widespread damage.             948. (3) The Pine Island, Thwaites and 985. (1) sad including David
913. (3) mountain tops dumped in             Smith Glaciers.                   986. (2) When he sticks to old ways
     valleys and streams contain        949. (2) 160 billion                        of thinking and doing.
     toxic substances.                  950. (1) ESA                           987. (4) Whatever is being practised
914. (2) secure rock formations to      951. (2) every year.                        is better than what is new.
     prevent erosion.                   952. (1) Nobel Prize.                  988. (2) Field demonstration
915. (4) excess mountaintop left after  953. (3) three.                        989. (4) As a thick brown/black liquid
     the extraction of coal through     954. (4) £ 40,000.                          with a strong smell.
     the blast.                         955. (4) All the above.                990. (1) Complex mixture of many
916. (2) insincere praise in order to   956. (2) Not truly knowing yourself.        different substances.
     please                                                                    991. (2) Carcasses of tiny animals
                                        957. (4) Failure helps you in finding
                                                                                    and plants that live in the sea.
     flattery (N.) : Praise that is not      the determination to succeed
     sincere.                                                                  992. (2) millions of years.
                                        958. (1) Because nothing can prevent
                                                                               993. (1) their pressure produces heat
917. (2) prospers                            the caprice of fate
                                                                                    and turns deposits of animal
918. (4) human conscience.              959. (3) Failure has its benefits
                                                                                    carcasses and plants into oil.
919. (4) It gives us false ideas about  960. (1) A person emerges wiser and
                                                                               994. (3) Creating the perfect diet for
     ourselves                               stronger implying that he is
                                                                                    us.
920. (1) It conquers the man with a          secure in his ability to survive.
     weak will.                                                                995. (2) The food we like is the
                                        961. (1) It i s a challenge to end
                                                                                    healthiest one for us.
921. (3) a drop in the chances of            poverty, ignorance, disease and
                                             inequality of opportunity         996. (4) The science that maps and
     getting heart disease.
                                        962. (3) The people of India need to        describes an individual’s code.
922. (2) old people geriatrics (N.) :
     the branch of medi cine                 labour and hard work to give      997. (3) Since they differ in genetics
     concerned with the diseases and         reality to their dreams.               and metabolism.
     care of old people; old persons    963. (2) A fateful moment for India    998. (1) Personlised DNA chips for
     especially one with poor physical  964. (4) The birth of freedom has           peopl e to assess thei r o wn
     or mental health.                       brought in its wake move               inherited predispositions.
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