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1 to 5 : Each of the following questions has one or more blank spaces
indicating where a word / words has been left out. Following each sentence,
four words or sets of words lettered a to d have been given. You have to select
the appropriate word or set of words to make the sentence most meaningful. 

1. The __________, those
cellular bodies which contain the __________ particles, the genes, provide us
with basic facts of genetic transmission

(a) protoplasm, microscopic 

(b) globules, fat

(c) cytoplasm, minute 

(d) chromosomes, hereditary 

2. The insurance claim was
__________ by the relevant documents

(a) sustained

(b) backed out

(c) backed up

(d) proved 

3. I should not have
__________ to talk in such a __________ strain especially when I had not
studied the man to whom I was talking.

(a) daring, commanding

(b) try, bold

(c) ventured, peremptory

(d) emboldened, reckless 

4. High prices are often the
__________ of __________ of goods

(a) accompaniment, dearth

(b) concomitant, scarcity

(c) cause, destitution 

(d) result, glut  

5. The recent disturbances in
the country will __________ and peace will be restored.

(a) blow past 

(b) blow over 

(c) pass through 

(d) come to pass 

Questions 6 to 10 : Choose
from among the given alternatives the one which will be a suitable substitute
for the bold expression in each of the following. 

6. The marriage
of the princess with the commoner
caused a furore among the royalty.

(a) mesalliance

(b) misalliance 

(c) elopement 

(d) romance 

7. The victim’s involuntary
responses to stimulus
proved that he was still living.

(a) reactions 

(b) reflexes

(c) feedback 

(d) communication 

8. The art and
science of good eating and drinking is now a lost art

(a) Gastronomy

(b) Osteopathy

(c) Gluttony

(d) Cooking

9. The thrilling narrative caused the hair on the skin to stand erect.

(a) tension 

(b) horrification 

(c) terror 

(d) horror 

10. The body of
Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order
was like a formidable castle of

(a) phalanx

(b) phagocyte

(c) phenomenon

(d) phaeton 

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1(d)    2(c)    
3(c)    4(a)     5(b)    
6(b)   7(b)    8(a)    
9(d)    10(a)

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