English Aptitude Test Sentence Completion Part - 5

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Questions 1 of 20

Question:For nations conscious of the ___________ of modem war, peace must be the goal of their foreign policies.

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Perils

incidence

prudence

redundancies

potentialities

Questions 2 of 20

Question:Nothing is so ___________ to a nation as an extreme of self-partiality, and the total want of ___________ of what others will naturally hope or fear.

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repugnant, sense

delusionary, methodly

fatal, consideration

unethical, discretion

detrimental, concern

Questions 3 of 20

Question:Charles Lamb's prose is richly ___________ with literary ornaments like similes, metaphors, alliterations, transferred epithets, etc.

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embalmed

saturated

embellished

embroidered

embroiled

Questions 4 of 20

Question:These were reduced to skeletons for they had long been ___________ for food.

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Impinging

snarling

craving

longing

famishing

Questions 5 of 20

Question:Even more than beauty, youth attracts me and with ___________ appeal.

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an ineluctable

an irresistible

an incomprehensible

a delectable

a sententious

Questions 6 of 20

Question:It was through the Second World War that Russia ___________ herself increased ___________ in power and wealth and prestige.

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saw, abundantly

noticed, gullibly

witnessed, prodigiously

Questions 7 of 20

Question:Sometimes it is necessary for an author to know what is going on in the minds of his characters. This is called ___________

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omnipresence

omniscience

omnipotence

truculence

introversion

Questions 8 of 20

Question:The speaker painted a ___________ picture of hunger in parts of India.

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Chimerical

passionate

parisimonious

poignant

Questions 9 of 20

Question:Some parents make their commands so ___________ that they antagonise their children.

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Perfunctory

peremptory

acrimonious

spasmodic

sporadic

Questions 10 of 20

Question:Discontented wives, dejected lovers, frustrated politicians, all these tend to be ___________

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specious

abstemious

euphemistic

persiflagus

querulous

Questions 11 of 20

Question:___________ is a person who dabbles in art and letters.

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Dilettante

connoisseur

philistine

chauvinist

epicurean

Questions 12 of 20

Question:The assassination of the Archduke was followed by ___________ throughout the whole European continent.

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repercussions

concatenations

reprisals

consternations

enervations

Questions 13 of 20

Question:A great literary or artistic work is known as a ___________

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pot-pourri

par excellence

bete noire

peccadillo

magnum opus

Questions 14 of 20

Question:The person who is looking for sympathy talks.

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Glibly

didactically

ominously

plaintively

disparagingly

Questions 15 of 20

Question:As the market becomes ___________ competitive, some companies will make larger and larger profits.

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Well

good

more

fully

mainly

Questions 16 of 20

Question:The government should provide attractive tax ___________ to create the market of quality goods.

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Revenues

structures

resources

incentives

controls

Questions 17 of 20

Question:The salaries and perks of the employees were not in ___________ with their status in this industry.

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Value

conformity

accordance

capacity

possession

Questions 18 of 20

Question:She is so ___________ that she easily catches cold.

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Sensible

sincere

sensitive

sober

Questions 19 of 20

Question:The accused ___________ having made any statement.

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Refused

denied

rejected

declaimed

Questions 20 of 20

Question:The scientist made a ___________ discovery for which he was honoured.

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Sentimental

sensational

sensuous

sensual