Fill in the Blanks Set – 13

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

Q1. It’s hard to not hold a _____ against the girl who _____ me for four years in high school.
A) grievance, loved
B) grudge, bullied
C) felling, ditched
D) dislike, boosted

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: Grudge- an intense feeling of dislike or animosity towards an individual who has treated you unfairly

Q2. Even though my air conditioning unit works very ______ , the temperature still tends to _____ in my house during the summer months.
A) fine, concentrate
B) good, wave
C) until, carry
D) well, fluctuate

Answer

Option D

Q3. If you were not so ______ to people, you would have a ______ number of friends!
A) insolent, greater
B) good, higher
C) abusive, lesser
D) modest, bitter

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: insolent- rude or impolite

Q4. In order to ______ which applicant was most qualified for the position, the hiring manager spent a long time ______ the resumes.
A) confirm, sneering
B) check, conversing
C) ascertain, reviewing
D) settle, accessing

Answer

Option C
Explanation
: ascertain- determine

Q5. _______ to ultra-violet rays from the sun can lead to skin cancer, so it is necessary to _____ yourself with sunscreen.
A) Revelation, dress
B) Exposure, cover
C) Display, dome
D) Airing, Hood

Answer

Option B

Q6. The bossy man wanted a ______ wife who would _____ his every command.
A) decisive, step
B) rude, relate
C) pliant, obey
D) rigid, accept

Answer

Option C
Explanation
: pliant – easily manipulated or controlled by people

Q7. When you ______ , please do not be a/an _____ speaker who makes everyone fall asleep
A) accept, fast
B) present, insipid
C) display, timid
D) show, slow

Answer

Option B
Explanation
: insipid – dull or boring

Q8. The angry widower has vowed to _______ an act of ______ against the man who killed his family.
A) commit, desire
B) display, reverence
C) perpetrate, vengeance
D) present, hatred

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: perpetrate- to execute or carry out
vengeance- punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong.

Q9. At the end of the night, the concert will _____ in a huge fireworks ______ .
A) end, concealment
B) culminate, display
C) hit, show
D) display, credit

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: culminate – to come to a significant point such as the end of an event

Q10. Abhijeet was a _____ student to his teachers because he would actively participate in class and _____ all the rules.
A) classical, argue
B) quintessential, mutiny
C) perfect, dissent
D) model, obey

Answer

Option D

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