Fill in the Blanks Set – 17

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

Q1. The middleman in India has ______ as an arguably _______ player in almost all fields.
A) portrayed, chief
B) selected, main
C) emerged, indispensable
D) played, synchronized

Answer

Option C

Q2. Several activists have ______ their concern about the trend of turning women into baby-manufacturing machines and ________ mothers have been said to be treated with medical negligence.
A) spoken, demanded
B) changed, supportive
C) intended, working
D) voiced, surrogate

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation
: voiced, surrogate

Q3. Waste water when ________ into water bodies can ____ the aquatic life and environment.
A) discharged, harm
B) floated, regret
C) replaced, abuse
D) ejected, misuse

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: discharged, harm

Q4. The government says that the changes it has proposed were ________ by the previous government and that it is merely taking forward the process started by its_______ .
A) denied, rival
B) rectified, successor
C) formulated, predecessor
D) destroyed, derivative

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: formulated, predecessor

Q5. The tornado siren was a _____ warning of approaching _______ .
A) ringing, larder
B) strident, possibility
C) clarion, danger
D) blaring, sureness

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation
: Clarion- forceful and clear-cut

Q6. I was dishonorably ________ from the armed forces for my _______ behavior.
A) sacked, afraid
B) discharged, recreant
C) freed, moral
D) ejected, immaculate

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: recreant- unfaithful or disloyal to a duty, belief, or cause

Q7. The candlelight started to _______ through the window and onto the ______ fallen snow.
A) lacquer, inset
B) coruscate, freshly
C) focus, fondly
D) flicker, certifiable

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: coruscate – to give off flashes of light

Q8. The company will ______ into bankruptcy if it cannot _____ funds.
A) descend, raise
B) rise, find
C) decline, drop
D) penetrate, label

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation
: descend, raise

Q9. If Sumit’s financial circumstance does not _________ , he will not be able to _______ his friends on their annual summer trip.
A) worsen, accompany
B) improve, join
C) upgrade, weave
D) augment, withdraw

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: improve, join

Q10. When the eye doctor _______ the eye chart, Vineet had to _____ to read the last line.
A) conferred, swell
B) presented, squint
C) showed, open
D) disclosed, prefer

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation
: squint- to look with the eyes partly closed

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