Fill in the Blanks with Suitable Words

Directions: Each of the following sentences has a blank space and four words are given below. Click on the word you consider most APPROPRIATE. You can change the option as many times as you like.

Practice Exercise 1

SSC CGL Examination of 2012


1. The Union Budget is likely to be presented on February 26, two days ahead of the __________ date.

a. critical

b. conventional

c. suitable

d. convenient

Right or Wrong

2. I am sorry __________ the mistake.

a. from

b. with

c. for

d. at

3. He ___________ her that she would pass.

a. insured

b. ensured

c. assumed

d. assured

4. Your father __________ worry. I’m a very careful driver.

a. needn’t

b. none

c. can’t

d. doesn’t

5. The ___________ chosen for construction of the building is in the heart of the city.

a. cite

b. slight

c. sight

d. site

6. __________ pollution control measures are expensive, many industries hesitate to adopt them.

a. Although

b. However

c. Because

d. Despite

7. It is not ___________ for a man to be confined to the pursuit of wealth.

a. healthy

b. easy

c. possible

d. common

8. __________ his being innocent of the crime, the judge sentenced him to one year imprisonment.

a. In spite of

b. In case of

c. On account of

d. In the event of

9. It is a story of two men and a batch of _______ armoured cars.

a. deceased

b. diseased

c. decrepit

d. defeated

10. Although there is ___________ gunfire, there is no stiff resistance to the revolutionary army.

a. bitter

b. meagre

c. continuous

d. sporadic

Practice Exercise 2

UPSC CDSE Exam - II of 2023


11. Another version of the play based on the text was re-enacted successfully after the prosecution and eventual __________ of enacting the play in public theatre by the Government.

a. prescription

b. proscription

c. proscribing

d. screening

Right or Wrong

12. Ravi remembers the year when there was a __________ flood.

a. ravage

b. devastating

c. salubrious

d. ameliorative

13. Davis is not sure whether he should ___________ the forest guest house after dark.

a. stay

b. leave

c. left

d. leaves

14. They __________ as responsible people do during the difficult situation.

a. behaves

b. behaved

c. behaving

d. belief

15. Criminal law has taken long ___________ in facilitating access to justice for women by making various provisions.

a. stand

b. strides

c. aside

d. walk

16. Many laws have been made to deal with the problems of __________ against women.

a. offences

b. terror

c. criminals

d. difficulties

17. A person purchasing goods and service for commercial purposes will also not come under the ___________ of this act.

a. review

b. view

c. limits

d. purview

18. The emergence of a sovereign Indian nation was __________ on the notion of equality.

a. promised

b. looked

c. premised

d. depend

19. In Manipur, the most important piece of literary work that continuse to _______ a sense of patriotism is 'Khongjom Parva'.

a. instil

b. install

c. installs

d. installed

20. Women's autobiographies in the post-Independence period can be seen as ___________ of their literary interest.

a. subsistence

b. insistence

c. evidence

d. dependence

Fill in the blanks

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