Fill in the Blanks Set – 10

Direction : Fill in the blanks with appropriate word to form a meaningful sentence

Q1. The body’s organs are ____ by blood, which ______ nutrients in exchange for waste products from cells.
A) treated, charges
B) fed, provides
C) checked, absorbs
D) affected, marks
E) changed, stimulates

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: fed, provides

Q2. While the impacts of air pollution on health have become a cause of growing _______to people all around the world, the actual mechanics of exactly how dirty air makes people sick are not clearly _______.
A) reality, visible
B) population, seen
C) concern, understood
D) worry, marked
E) production, shown

Answer

Option C

Q3.The unfortunate fact is that much of science reporting is a ______ of ideologically driven junk science, hyped research, or thick, technical jargon that almost no one can_______.
A) representation, include
B) game, create
C) web, digest
D) morass, understand
E) place, comprehend

Answer

Option D
morass- a complicated or confused situation

Q4. Each year, ______ Christmas trees are _____ with a bright, ornamental star meant to represent the Star of Bethlehem, the star that led the Three Wise Men to the birthplace of Jesus Christ.
A) many, decorate
B) numerous, completed
C) decorated, hit
D) lucky, tightened
E) countless, topped

Answer

Option E

Q5. Because the number of child sexual abuse cases in Kerala is inordinately high and rising _______by the year, some experts explain it away as the result of a general perversity _______ from an increasingly permissive society.
A) alarmingly, stemming
B) carelessly, rooting
C) harmfully, explained
D) carefully, deleted
E) trivially, arising

Answer

Option A

Q6. _______ to the old saying that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, India seems bent on showing that it can indeed ______ an ancient Dragon new twists.
A) Following, find
B) Contrary, teach
C) Similar, teach
D) Reluctant, find
E) Limiting, teach

Answer

Option B

Q7. India’s internet ______ is not only poor with less than 30% of the population having access, it _____ poorly in terms of affordability.
A) usage, predicts
B) speed, penetrates
C) penetration, ranks
D) facility, finds
E) bandwidth, hikes

Answer

Option C

Q8. ______ the middle of this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to ______ on an official visit to Israel.
A) By, issue
B) Amidst, arrive
C) Towards, embark
D) Since, depart
E) For, go

Answer

Option C

Q9. The ________ of Australia’s win in the first Test against India last week can be ______ by the fact that it came after 13 years on Indian soil.
A) burden, analysed
B) implication, extended
C) score, understood
D) significance, gauged
E) message, tested

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation
: guage- estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of.

Q10. It is a truism to say that balance sheet _____of public sector banks today represent one of the most ______ dimensions of the Indian economy.
A) situation, clear
B) history, advised
C) problems, fragile
D) theory, wide
E) victory, followed

Answer

Option C

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