Fill in the Blanks Set – 11

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

Q1. Once the ______ teenager realized that his attitude was causing him to lose friends, he quickly ______ the way he spoke and acted toward others.
A) generous, regulated
B) impolite, changed
C) selfish, retained
D) noble, strengthen

Answer

Option B

Q2. When Shraddha _______ her favorite sculpture was broken and_______ , she started to cry.
A) concluded, shattered
B) executed, flat
C) actualized, out
D) realized, irreparable

Answer

Option D

Q3. Even though Disha ______ a new vacuum cleaner, the _____ attitude of the sales clerk made her decide to leave the store.
A) needed, impudent
B) bought, rational
C) funded, brassy
D) required, sedulous

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: impudent- very rude; not showing respect for other people

Q4. The liberal media is quick to _______ conservative politicians by _____out their faults.
A) defame, rectifying
B) malign, specifying
C) traduce, pointing
D) skillful, highlighting

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: traduce – to harm someone’s reputation by speaking of them in a negative manner

Q5. People choose to _____ by air because of the ______ of airplanes.
A) travel, celerity
B) move, motion
C) traverse, solstice
D) play, lightness

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: celerity – quickness of motion; speed

Q6. While the two pills ________ each other in size and color, you can _________ them by the numbers engraved on each one.
A) interfere, improve
B) resemble, distinguish
C) complement, challenge
D) apprehend, change

Answer & Explanation

Option B

Q7. Because the girl was___________ , she usually went along with the other students and never ______ a conflicting opinion.
A) calm, approached
B) responsive, corrected
C) sequacious, voiced
D) exceptional, promoted

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: sequacious – lacking independence or originality of thought.

Q8. Because Vidhi was known for her_______ , she was the first ______ the police interviewed.
A) probity, person
B) falsehood, culprit
C) accuracy, aspect
D) mendacity, suspect

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation
: mendacity – untruthfulness

Q9. To ______ information on current events, Pooja watches news channels as ______ as she can.
A) rectify, soon
B) glean, often
C) compose, early
D) overlook, fast

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: glean- obtain (information) from various sources

Q10. When new evidence in favor of the defendant came to ______, the judge had no choice but to _____ the trial verdict.
A) power, renew
B) judge, pass
C) light, rescind
D) knowledge, quell

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: rescind – revoke, cancel, or repeal

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