Selecting Words


Direction: In each of the following questions, a sentence given with blanks is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Four alternatives are suggested for the question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

  1. With the amount of conflicts in the world, a Third World War is ________









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    imminent (Adj.) : likely to happen very soon.
    eminent (Adj.) : famous; wellknown.
    emanate (V.) : to produce or show something; come from.
    Here, imminent is the right option.

    Correct Option: D

    imminent (Adj.) : likely to happen very soon.
    eminent (Adj.) : famous; wellknown.
    emanate (V.) : to produce or show something; come from.
    Here, imminent is the right option.


Direction: The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative.

  1. The doctor has been _____ to attend to an urgent case.









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    call in (Phr. V.) : to ask for the services of somebody ; to call in a doctor/ police.
    Here, called in is the right option.

    Correct Option: B

    call in (Phr. V.) : to ask for the services of somebody ; to call in a doctor/ police.
    Here, called in is the right option.



  1. He ran so fast ________ .









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    so ... that is correct form of Correlative.
    Hence, that he fell is the right option.

    Correct Option: A

    so ... that is correct form of Correlative.
    Hence, that he fell is the right option.


  1. You are _____ common sense.









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    devoid of something : completely lacking in something
    Here, devoid of is the right option.

    Correct Option: C

    devoid of something : completely lacking in something
    Here, devoid of is the right option.



Direction: The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative corresponding to it.

  1. The quake also _______ mudslides on the outskirts of the city.









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    erupted (V. ) : to start happening, suddenly and violently
    trigger (V.) : to make something happen suddenly
    temper (V.) : to make something less severe.
    tamper (V.) : interfere with.
    Here, erupted is the right option.

    Correct Option: C

    erupted (V. ) : to start happening, suddenly and violently
    trigger (V.) : to make something happen suddenly
    temper (V.) : to make something less severe.
    tamper (V.) : interfere with.
    Here, erupted is the right option.