English Quiz – New Pattern Fillers – 22

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The following questions consist of a single sentence with one blank only. You are given six words denoted by A, B, C, D, E & F as answer choices and from the six choices you have to pick two correct answers, either of which will make the sentence meaningfully complete.

  1. __________ before the clock struck 8 on Saturday night, India Gate was swamped with people wearing black tee shirts and holding candles.

(A) Minutes

(B) Time

(C) Later

(D) Quickly

(E) Since

(F) Seconds

(a) (B) and (E)

(b) (A) and (C)

(c) (A) and(F)

(d) (B) and (D)

(e) (C) and (E)


Option: A



  1. The States should take steps to __________ the process of teachers appointments as the Centre has already sanctioned six lakh posts.

(A) fasten

(B) move

(C) hasten

(D) speed

(E) early

(F) quicken

(a) (D) and (F)

(b) (A) and (C)

(c) (C) and (F)

(d) (D) and (E)

(e) (B) and (D)


Option: B


  1. A senior citizen’s son __________ threatened her every day and physically harmed her, forcing her to transfer her property to him.

(A) superficially

(B) mistakenly

(C) allegedly

(D) miserably

(E) doubtfully

(F) purportedly


(a) (C) and (F)

(b) (A) and (E)

(c) (C) and (E)

(d) (D) and (F)

(e) (A) and (C)


Option: C


  1. Medical teachers said that the management had continued to remain __________ to their cause leading to the stretching of their strike.

(A) unmoved

(B) lethargic

(C) unconcerned

(D) apathetic

(E) indifferent

(F) bored

(a) (B) and (C)

(b) (C) and (F)

(c) (A) and (E)

(d) (A) and (D)

(e) (D) and (E)


Option: B


  1. The parents had approached the high court to __________ the government __________ order after their children, who passed UKG, were denied admission by a school.

(A) void

(B) quash

(C) annual

(D) stay

(E) lift

(F) post

(a) (A) and (D) (b) (B) and (C)

(c) (C) and (E) (d) (E) and (F)

(e) (C) and (D)


Option: C



In each of the following sentences there are blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by the numbers a, b, c, d and e. Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully complete.


  1. The fear __________ with feeling incompetent is the fear of being humiliated, embarrassed and __________.

(a) endowed, criticized

(b) afflicted, downtrodden

(c) consistent, damaged

(d) associated, vulnerable

(e) imbued, exposed


Option: D


  1. If a professional __________ his professional development and __________ education, he may quickly become obsolete.

(a) management, voluminous

(b) higher, vulnerable

(c) neglects, better

(d) refuses, higher

(e) denies, superior


Option: C


  1. This book is readable, clear and __________ researched with __________ detailed references.

(a) fabulously, intricate

(b) meticulously, extensive

(c) leisurely, complete

(d) hardly, national

(e) closely, scattered


Option: B



  1. The Indian hospitality industry, which has been __________ a prolonged slump, is now entering a new __________ phase.

(a) witnessing, ambitious

(b) observing, listless

(c) recovering, debt

(d) demonstrating, efficient

(e) succumbing, lean


Option: A



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