Monday, 24 October 2016

Elitmus Previous Paper Sentence Completion Based on vocabulary -1

Elitmus Previous Paper Sentence Completion Based on vocabulary -1

Set 1

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate words or words from among the options given below.
1.Their achievement in the field of literature is described as ……………; sometimes it  is even called……………
(a) magnificent, irresponsible
(b) insignificant, influential
(c) significant, paltry
(d) unimportant, trivial
2.From the time she had put her hair up, every man she had met had groveled before her and she had acquired a mental attitude toward the other sex which was a blend of …………… and ………….
(a) admiration, tolerance
(b) indifference, contempt
(c) impertinence, temperance
(d) arrogance, fidelity
3.This simplified………………to the decision-making process is a must read for anyone………………important real state, personal,or professional decisions.
(a) primer, maximizing
(b) tract, enacting
(c) introduction, under
(d) guide, facing
4.Physicians may soon have ……………to help paralyzed people move their limbs bypassing the ……..……nerves that once controlled their muscles.
(a) instruments, detrimental
(b) ways, damaged
(c) reason, involuntary
(d) impediments, complex
5.Internet is a medium where users have nearly……………choices and ……………constrains about where to go and what to do.
(a) unbalanced, nonexistent
(b) embarrassing, no
(c) unlimited, minimal
(d) choking, shocking
6.The best punctuation is that of which the reader is least conscious, for when punctuation, or lack of it,……………itself, it is usually because it …………….
(a) obtrudes, offends
(b) enjoins, fails
(c) conceals, recedes
(d) effaces, counts
7.The argument that the need for a looser fiscal policy to …………… demand outweighs the need to …………… budget deficits is persuasive.
(a) assess, minimize
(b) outstrip, eliminate
(c) stimulate, control
(d) restrain, conceal
8.The Athenians on the whole were peaceful and prosperous, they had ………… to sit at home and think about the universe and dispute with Socrates, or to travel abroad and ………… the world.
(a) leisure, explore
(b) time, ignore
(c) ability, suffer
(d) temerity, understand
9.But …………we are now regularly written not just for tools but well-established practices, organisations and institutions not all of which seem to be ………… away.
(a) reports, withering
(b) stories, trading
(c) books, dying
(d) obituaries, fading
10The Darwin, who…………… is the most remarkable for the way in which he………………the attributes of the world class thinker and head of the household
(a) comes, figures
(b) arises, adds
(c) emerges, combines
(d) appeared, combine
Answer
01.[D] unimportant, trivial02.[B] indifference, contempt
03.[D] Guide, facing04.[B] ways, damaged
05.[C] unlimited, minimal06.[A] obtrudes, offends
07.[C] stimulate, control08.[A] leisure, explore
09.[D] obituaries, fading10.[C] emerges, combines

Set 2

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate words or words from among the options given below.
1.Since her face was free of …………… there was no way to …………… if she appreciated what had happened.
(a) make-up, realize
(b) expression, ascertain
(c) emotion, diagnose
(d) scars, understand
2.In this context, the ………… of the British labor movement is particularly……………….
(a) affair, weird
(b) activity, moving
(c) experience, significant
(d) atmosphere, gloomy
3.Indian intellectuals may boast if they are so inclined of being ……………… to the most elitist among the intellectual ……………………… of the world.
(a) subordinate, traditions
(b) heirs, cliques
(c) ancestors, societies
(d) heir, traditions
4.Though one eye is kept on the ……………the company now also promotes ……………… contemporary art.
(a) present, experimental
(b) future, popular
(c) present, popular
(d) market, popular
5.It will take some time for many South Koreans to ……………………… the conflicting image of North Korea, let alone to………….what to make of their northern cousins.
(a) reconcile, decide
(b) understand, clarify
(c) make out, decide
(d) reconcile, understand
6.In these bleak and depressing times of ……………prices, non-performing governments and …………crime rates, Saurav Ganguly has given us Indians a lot to cheer about.
(a) escalating, increasing
(b) spiraling, booming
(c) spiraling, soaring
(d) ascending, debilitating
7.The manners and ……… of the nouveau riche of is a recurrent……… in the literature.
(a) style, motif
(b) morals, story
(c) wealth, theme
(d) morals, theme
8.Football evokes a ……… response in India compared to cricket, that almost ……….the nation.
(a) tepid, boiling
(b) lukewarm, electrifies
(c) turbid, fascinating
(d) apocryphal, genuinely fascinates
9.Social studies, science matters of health and safety, the very atmosphere of the classroom these areas are few of the ………for the ….……of proper emotional reactions.
(a) things, growth
(b) fertile, areas
(c) fertile fields, inculcation
(d) important areas, formation
10.When children become more experienced with words as visual symbols, they find that they can gain meaning without making ………………………sounds.
(a) aural
(b) audible
(c) vocal
(d) intelligible
Answer
1.(B) expression, ascertain2.(C) experience, significant
3.(D) heir, traditions4.(B) future, popular
5.(A) reconcile, decide6.(C) spiraling, soaring
7.(D) morals, theme8.(B) lukewarm, electrifies
9.(D) important areas, function10.(B) audible

Set 3

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate words or words from among the options given below.
1.Learning is more efficient when it is ………….It is less efficient when it is ………………
(a) fast, slow
(b) rapid, turtle-show
(c) tedious, like a joy ride
(d) fun, drudgery
2.To a greater or lesser degree all the civilized countries of the world are made up of a small class of rulers………… and of large class of subjects…………
(a) formed by a small minority, who are uncivilized
(b) powerfully corrupt, pointless crusaders
(c) corrupted by too much power, corrupted by too much passive obedience
(d) who are ruled, who ruled
3.Simple arithmetic tells us that there is more ……………………… than …………………
(a) imitation, innovation
(b) improvisation, improvement
(c) impracticality, knowledge
(d) improbability, probability
4.As a step towards protesting against the spiraling prices the farmers have decided to stage a picket in an effort to………………….
(a) show their virility
(b) make themselves heard
(c) curb the prices
(d) topple the government
5.Science is a sort of news agency comparable……………………… to other news agencies.
(a) principally
(b) in principle
(c) in principally
(d) in spirit and formation
6.Most political leaders acquire their position by causing a large number of people to believe that these leaders are ………………………by altruistic desires.
(a) actuated
(b) convinced
(c) categorized
(d) led
7.Everyone will admit that swindling one’s fellow beings is a necessary practice;upon it is based the really sound commercial success formula……………………….
(a) sell what you cannot buy back
(b) buy what you will sell to another at a higher prices
(c) buy cheap and sell dear
(d) sell what you can, do not buy from a competitor.
8.An act of justice closed the book on misdeed; an act of vengeance………………………
(a) is reprehensible
(b) is sordid
(c) reopens the first chapter
(d) writes and epilogue
9.This is about ……………………… a sociological analysis can penetrate.
(a) as far as
(b) the outer limits that
(c) just how far into the subjects
(d) just the relative distance that
10I am always the first to admit that I have not accomplished everything that I………… achieve five years ago.
(a) set out to
(b) went to
(c) thought to
(d) though of
Answer
1.(D) fun, drudgery2.(C) corrupted by
3.(A) imitation, innovation4.(B) make themselves heard
5.(B) in principle6.(A) actuated
7.(C) buy cheap and sell dear8.(C) reopens the first chapter
9.(A) as far as10(A) set out to

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