Selecting Words


Direction: In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.

  1. What an _____ story! I am not ______ enough yet to believe it.









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    incredible (Adj.) : unbelievable
    credulous (Adj.) : too ready to believe things and therefore easy to trick
    incredulous (Adj.) : not willing or not able to believe something
    credible (Adj.) : that can be believed or trusted
    creditable (Adj.) : praiseworthy
    Here, incredible/credulous is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    incredible (Adj.) : unbelievable
    credulous (Adj.) : too ready to believe things and therefore easy to trick
    incredulous (Adj.) : not willing or not able to believe something
    credible (Adj.) : that can be believed or trusted
    creditable (Adj.) : praiseworthy
    Here, incredible/credulous is the right usage.


  1. His opponents launched a political _____ against him.









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    tirade (Noun) : a long angry speech criticizing somebody or something or accusing somebody of something
    regimen (Noun) : a set of rules about food and exercise of medical treatment that you
    follow in order to stay healthy or to improve your health
    remission (Noun) : a period during which a serious illness improves for a time and the patient seems to get better
    Here, tirade is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    tirade (Noun) : a long angry speech criticizing somebody or something or accusing somebody of something
    regimen (Noun) : a set of rules about food and exercise of medical treatment that you
    follow in order to stay healthy or to improve your health
    remission (Noun) : a period during which a serious illness improves for a time and the patient seems to get better
    Here, tirade is the right usage.



  1. The convict tried his level best to justify himself but the judge looked _____ him and found him guilty.









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    look at (Idiom) : to examine something closely
    Here, at is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    look at (Idiom) : to examine something closely
    Here, at is the right usage.


  1. He was born_________India.









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    Here, in (Prep.) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, in (Prep.) is the right usage.



  1. The youth should believe _____ God.









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    Here, in (Prep.) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, in (Prep.) is the right usage.