Fill in the Blanks Set – 46

Directions: Pick out the most appropriate pair of words to complete the given sentences.

Q1. There is no denying that there is a great deal of __attached to speaking __sexual assault.
A) honour, about
B) brand, over
C) stigma, about
D) bathe, about
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation: 
stigma = a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person.

Q2. The risk of patients who need medical attention, such as those with dengue haemorrhagic fever, __for this drug instead of rushing to a hospital should not be__.
A) favouring, overlook
B) opting, underestimated
C) assigning, misjudged
D) authorizing, overdated
E) None of these

Answer

  Option B 

Q3. At a time when modern medicine is advancing towards greater transparency and __in clinical evidence, the government’s claims on nilavembu aren’t __anyone in the scientific community.
A) authority, duping
B) rigidity, tricking
C) productiveness, frauding
D) replicability, fooling
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation: 
replicability = Property of an activity, process, or test result that allows it to be duplicated at another location or time.

Q4. A __of the country is __annoyed with the actions of the government.
A) ghetto, extremely
B) region, deeply
C) place, adjacently
D) line, severly
E) None of these

Answer

 Option B 

Q5. If the government wishes to keep law and order, then it must find other, less __ways of doing so, such as increasing security, perhaps a curfew, or even winning the trust of the people and addressing their__.
A) frivolous, injuries
B) drastic, grievances
C) genial, beeves
D)indulgent, insults
E)  None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation: 
drastic = likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect; radical and extreme. grievances  = a real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

Q6. The sheer __of Internet shutdowns makes it clear that it is being used as a routine card in the ever-expanding “law and order” __of the state.
A) localized, toolkit
B) presence, toolkit
C) abyss, toolkit
D) ubiquity, toolkit
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation: 
ubiquity = the fact of appearing everywhere or of being very common.

Q7. A key flaw in the Gujarat High Court’s decision, however, was its failure to understand that the __of the CrPC cannot directly be __into the online world.
A) scarcities, inverted
B) abyss, transformed
C) provisions, transposed
D) victuals, forwarded
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation: 
provisions  = the action of providing or supplying something for use; transposed = cause (two or more things) to exchange places.

Q8. There was no __or democratic debate when the rules were__.
A) ubiquity,  framed
B) explicity, framed
C) transparency, framed
D) reliability, framed
E) None of these

Answer

 Option C

Q9. The __that the government must have the ability to control the Internet in order to preserve law and order is an __attractive one.
A) truth, automatically
B) baloney, evenly
C) estimation, analytically
D) notion, intuitively
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation: 
notion = a conception of or belief about something; intuitively = without conscious reasoning; instinctively.

Q10. There may very well be improvements when it comes to the first benefit. But it is unlikely that __payments will not be__.
A) disciplinary, clarity
B) reparatory, beauty
C) compensatory, distortionary
D) correctional, compensatory
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation: 
compensatory = (of a payment) intended to recompense someone who has experienced loss, suffering, or injury; distortionary= any departure from the ideal of perfect competition that therefore interferes with economic agents maximizing social welfare when they maximize their own

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