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00993--KERALA PSC/SSC/UPSC/IBPS/BANK CLERK/IFC English Question Answers-42



Choose the word or set of words for each blank in the following questions that best fits the meaning of the sentence.
1. Tempers ran hot among the old-timers, who ..... the young mayor and his ..... city council.
(1) despised, attractive           (2) admired, elite
(3) resented, reforming          (4) forgave, activist
(5) feared, apathetic
2. The product of a ..... religious home, he often found ..... in prayer.
(1) zealously, distraction         (2) devoutly, solace
(3) vigorously, comfort           (4) fanatically, misgivings
(5) pious, answer
3. We should have ..... troubled ahead when the road ..... into a gravel path.
(1) interrogated, shrank         (2) anticipated, dwindled
(3) expected, grew                  (4) enjoyed, transformed
(5) seen, collapsed
4. The ..... of the house, fresh lobster, was all gone, so we ..... ourselves with crab.
(1) suggestion, resolved                      (2) embarrassment, consoled
(3) recommendation, contended        (4) speciality, pelted
(5) regret, relieved
5. ..... mob began to form, full of angry men ..... incoherent threats.
(1) An excited, whispering                  (2) A listless, shouting
(3) An ugly, gesturing                         (4) A lynch, muttering
(5) A huge, waving


ANSWER KEY
1.(3) 2.(2) 3.(2) 4.(3) 5.(4)

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