Fill in the Blanks Set – 47

Direction (1-10): In each of the following questions three statements with a blank in each are given. You have to choose a word from the given option that can fill all the blanks. Mark that option as your answer.

Q1. a) I stopped and listened, __-ing my ears for any sound.
b) __ the custard into a bowl.
c) The usual type of chair puts an enormous __ on the spine.
A) breed
B) pressure
C) stress
D) strain
E) None of these

Answer

 Option D 

Q2. a) It is hard for logic to __ over emotion.
b) She was __-ed upon to give an account of her work.
c) Evil cannot __; we must defeat it.
A) endure
B) over-power
C) prevail
D) forfeit
E) None of these

Answer

 Option C

Q3. a) She __-ed her hand as if she’d been burnt.
b) The sea otter can __ the claws on its front feet.
c) He __-ed his allegations.
A) provide
B) emphasize
C) repuidate
D) retract
E) None of these

Answer

 Option D 

Q4. a) Success will become ever more __.
b) The __ thought he had had moments before.
c) The truth can be __, even feared.
A) subtle
B) elusive
C) obscure
D) entice
E) None of these

Answer

 Option B 

Q5. a) The doctor recorded her blood pressure on a __.
b) Cook __-ed the coasts and waters of New Zealand.
c) The record will probably __ at about No. 74.
A) chart
B) paper
C) list
D) map
E) None of these

Answer

 Option A 

Q6. a) The plaster started to __.
b) The easiest way to __ blue cheese.
c) Sprinkle the __ over the rhubarb.
A) rot
B) erupt
C) break
D) crumble
E) None of these

Answer

 Option D

Q7. a) The __-ing of antibodies to cell surfaces.
b) Business agreements are intended to be legally __-ing.
c) Mix the flour with the coconut and enough egg white to __ them.
A) mature
B) solidify
C) mix
D) bind
E) None of these

Answer

 Option D

Q8. a) She __-ed scorn on her return to the theatre.
b) They failed to __ a full-scale invasion.
c) Stephen was eagerly __-ing the break from the routine of business.
A) assume
B) await
C) anticipate
D) abrupt
E) None of these

Answer

 Option C 

Q9. a) A __ attempt to defuse the situation.
b) Don’t be too __ in criticizing a colleague.
c) The patient man shows much good sense, but the __man displays folly at its height.
A) blatant
B) tricky
C) quick
D) hasty
E) None of these

Answer

 Option D 

Q10. a) The countryside was __-ed in snow.
b) A __ ban on tobacco advertising.
c) I slept on the ground covered by my __.
A) sweep
B) shadow
C) blanket
D) quilt
E) None of these

Answer

 Option C 

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