Completing Statements

  1. When something works well for us, we often___________
    1. keep it to ourselves
    2. try to make it possible
    3. sound that we are Godly
    4. want to share with others
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    Correct Option: D

    When we achieve something, we are excited about it and want to share our happiness wit others. Selfish people may keep it to themselves. Some people may get carried away by success and think that they have extra-ordinary skills. Choice B gives incomplete sense as "Impossible". Choice D is apt

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  1. When science goes berserk, society looses its moorings, sanity begins to play truant and ______________
    1. result in neglect of basic human values
    2. moral decline sets in
    3. further plays havoc with nature
    4. the significant elements take shape
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    Correct Option: B

    The given part of sentence has negative act and so the blank takes negative phrase. We eliminate choice D as it is positive. Choice A and C take sanity as subject because of conjunction "and". Sanity has nothing to do with neglect of values and havoc with nature, though these are negative. So, it is not appropriate
    Choice B is apt

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  1. Talks and negotiations to resolve disputes have taken place from time to time, but any attempt_________________
    1. to forge an agreement was based on a report by the fact finding committee
    2. to reject the agreement was not formulated
    3. at reaching a solution has proved abortive
    4. to acquire dark shades has proved inconsequential
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    Correct Option: C

    The sentence deals with resolving a dispute by talks and negotiations but attempt to forge agreement/ at reaching a solution given in choice A and C respectively makes sense. The attempt proved abortive (useless) completes the sentence. Reject the agreement /acquire dark shades are negative. So, they can not go with the given part. Choice D is rhetoric sentence. Choice C is correct

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  1. Action is the glorious principle of life and the only one that saves man from _____________
    1. the use of faculties, physical and mental
    2. stagnation and unhappiness
    3. the sorrow of fellow-beings
    4. the prerequisites of happiness
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    Correct Option: B

    Action is defined positively, so it saves man from some negative effect/condition. So, the choice should have negative words. "Use of faculties, prerequisites" in choice A and D are positive. The sorrow of fellow beings does not put a man in danger. Hence choice C is irrelevant. Activity keeps a man happy and agile

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  1. The IT revolution is expected to generate incomes at a very high rate, ______________
    1. the progress should be steady, though slow
    2. the willingness to do so will influence it
    3. the demand should increase considerably
    4. the initial investment requirements should be substantial
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    Correct Option: D

    In order to generate income at high rate, initial investment requirements such as network facilities should be substantial. This is given in choice D, which is apt."Slow and steady progress" given in choice A and "willingness to do" given in choice B do not lead to profitable conditions

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