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Directions (1-5): Each question below has two
blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set
of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. Adding to a growing body of re-search ________ cutting
back on sweetened beverages it is now found that drinking ______ sugary drinks
may help lower blood pressure.

(1) for, all                            (2)
sustaining, increased              (3)
against, lesser

(4) behind, more               (5)
supporting, fewer

2.
The blame game for the air tragedy is already in full
______ with the authorities involved making attempts to _______  for them-selves.

(1) sway, defend            (2)
view, try          (3)
fledged, protect

(4) swing, cover             (5)
roll, hide

3.
The actress, wearing a dark grey suit and open necked
shirt, sat _____the proceedings looking nervous throughout, occasionally
frowning as her lawyer _____ with the judge.

(1) through, argued            (2)
on, spoke        (3)
for, addressed

(4) with, discussed            (5)
along, lectured

4. It was an excellent social evening with people from all _____
of life getting a chance taint their hair _____.

(1) areas, drop                   (2)
realms, flow     (3)
arena, undone

(4) walks, down                (5)
types, loose

5.
There can be no denying the fact that in sports, star
coaches have the _____ to get something extra out of their_____.

(1) apprehension, work            (2)
ability, teams         (3)
fear, member

(4) capability, house                 (5)
desirous, players

Directions (6-15): In the following passage,
there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed
below the pas-sage and against each, five words are suggested one of which fits
the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Most of us are (6)
of open conflict and avoid it if we can. And there is a (7) to
expressing and working through conflict. If the working through involves harsh
words and name-calling people feel deeply hurt and relationships can be (8).
Sometimes permanently. Some group members may be afraid that if they really (9)
their anger, they may go out of control and become violent, or they may do
this. These fears can be very (10) and based on experience. So why take
the risk? Why not avoid conflict at all costs? Conflict is rather like disease (11)
is best, that means attending to areas where (12) may occur be-fore they
become an issue. If you have not (13) a conflict happening, your next
choice is to treat it early, or hope that it goes away. If it goes away over
lime fine. If it (14), then you will still have to handle (treat) it and
it is likely to be more (15).

6.
(1) scared               (2)
careful       (3)
reckless                        

(4) aware                   (5)
worried

7. (1) challenge          (2)
measure         (3)
principle                      

(4) chance                   (5) risk

8.
(1) established        (2)
maligned              (3) damaged                     

(4) rebuilt                    (5)
involved.

9.
(1) sublimate           (2)
express                (3)
minimize                     

(4) regulate                 (5)
control

10.
(1) baseless            (2)
imaginary            (3)
exaggerative              

(4) real                           (5)
national

11. (1) cure                       (2)
diagnosis              (3)
proscription               

(4) prevention                 (5) medicine

12.
(1) harmony             (2)
discomfiture           (3)
disagreement            

(4) consensus                (5)
statement

13.
(1) expressed           (2)
ignored                (3)
induced                        

(4) seen                        (5)
perverted

14.
(1) doesn’t                 (2)
won’t                  (3)
don’t                              

(4) not                             (5)
hasn’t

15. (1) credible               (2)
serious                  (3)
fraudulent                  

(4) urgent                     (5)
skilled

Answers

1 (5)

2 (4)

3 (1)

4 (4)

5 (2)

6 (1)

7 (5)

8 (3)

9 (2)

10 (4)

11 (4)

12 (2)

13 (2)

14 (1)

15 (2)

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