Selecting Words


Direction: Each of the following sentences is followed by four words or group of words. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word or group of words.

  1. AIDS is not a disease that can be___through the air or by insects.









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    As we can say that ,
    If A transmits a disease to B, A has the disease and causes B to have it. Here, “disease” gives us the clue.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    AIDS is not a disease that can be transmitted through the air or by insects.

    Correct Option: C

    As we can say that ,
    If A transmits a disease to B, A has the disease and causes B to have it. Here, “disease” gives us the clue.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    AIDS is not a disease that can be transmitted through the air or by insects.
    Hence , option C is correct word .


  1. The audience____ at the end of drama.









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    As we can say that ,
    When people (here ‘audience’) applaud they clap their hands in order to show approval, for example when they have enjoyed a drama or concert.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The audience applauded at the end of drama.

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    When people (here ‘audience’) applaud they clap their hands in order to show approval, for example when they have enjoyed a drama or concert.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The audience applauded at the end of drama.
    So , option A is correct word .



  1. You have no business to _________ pain on a weak and poor person.









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    As we can say that ,
    The word ‘inflict’ means burden someone with or impose.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    You have no business to inflict pain on a weak and poor person.

    Correct Option: A

    As we can say that ,
    The word ‘inflict’ means burden someone with or impose.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    You have no business to inflict pain on a weak and poor person.
    Hence , option A is correct word .


  1. The two brothers look so_____ that it is difficult to tell one from the other.









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    If two persons are similar, you will point out to certain likenesses. Yet you can easily tell one from the other. In other words, you can differentiate between the two. But the given sentence says differentiation is difficult. Which means the resemblance is to a very high degree. In other words, identical.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The two brothers look so identical that it is difficult to tell one from the other.

    Correct Option: A

    If two persons are similar, you will point out to certain likenesses. Yet you can easily tell one from the other. In other words, you can differentiate between the two. But the given sentence says differentiation is difficult. Which means the resemblance is to a very high degree. In other words, identical.
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    The two brothers look so identical that it is difficult to tell one from the other.
    Therefore , option A is required word .



  1. Opinions concerning him had remained nearly ____, his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change.









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    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    Opinions concerning him had remained nearly stationary , his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change.

    Correct Option: D

    As we can say that ,
    The correct word is filled in the above given sentence :-
    Opinions concerning him had remained nearly stationary , his daily habits had presented scarcely any visible change.
    Therefore , option D is required word .