# Recent questions tagged sentence-formation

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The following question presents four statements, of which three, when places in appropriate order, would form a contextually complete paragraph. Pick the statement that is not part of the context. The trade in iron ore make it the second-largest commodity market by value ... development of a process to turn raw earth into steel merits a high spot on a list of mankind's most ingenious achievements.
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The _____ of the country should take a greater interest in promoting the indigenous works that are rooted in the deep traditions of scholarship across the world. LITERATI LITERATE LITERATURE LITERAL
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It would perhaps be possible for him to be of some use to this brave girl he said to himself, vaguely at first, that without neglecting anything of what was due to his important mission. and this idea pleased him II, III, I, IV III, II, I, IV I, III, II, IV None of the above
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But she gained courage as she went on She was a little nervous about it just at first and opened their eyes and mouths so very wide the two creatures got so close to her, one on each side IV, III, II, I II, IV,III, I II, I, IV, III None of the above
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________ of different categories of problems often leads to design of improper solutions that fail to address the complexities of the problem. CONFABULATION CONFLATION CONFLICT CONFESSION
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Fill in the blanks Sometimes the greatest inventions _____ an idea of startling simplicity. stumbles upon hinge upon starves without lacks
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Fill in the blanks Sam asked me to keep this secret ________. secret in myself amongst us between us
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Fill in the blanks The neighbour grabbed the boy, and rolled him on the road to _______ the flames. smother kill burn out fizz out
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Fill in the blanks If you are trying to make a strong impression on your audience, you can not do so by being understated, tentative, or __________. hyperbolic restrained argumentative authoritative
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Fill in the blanks. We were amazed that a man who had been heretofore the most ________ of public speakers could, in a single speech, electrify an audience and bring them cheering to their feet. enthralling accomplished pedestrian auspicious
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Fill in the blanks. Ms. Sutcliffe’s helpful notes on her latest wine discoveries and her no-nonsense warnings to consumers about ________ wines provide _______ guide to the numbering array of wines of Burgundy. excellent .... a useful overrated..., an inadequate overpriced .... a trusty unsatisfactory ... a spotty
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Four parts of a sentence have been given. From the alternatives, find the combination which best gives a meaningful sentence. A. an adequate physical and social infrastructure level B. the pattern of spatial growth in these towns as also to C. the failure of the government to ensure D. the roots of the riots are related to ACBD DBCA ABDC CBDA
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Four parts of a sentence have been given. From the alternatives, find the combination which best gives a meaningful sentence. A. what interests you is the way in which you have created the illusion B. they are angry with you, for it was C. the public is easily disillusioned and then D. the illusion they loved; they do not understand that ACBD BDCA BDA BCAD
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Four parts of a sentence have been given. From the alternatives, find the combination which best gives a meaningful sentence. A. but masterpiece is B. untaught genius C. a laborious career than as the lucky fluke of D. more likely to come as the culminating point of CDAB ADCB CDBA ACDB
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Four parts of a sentence have been given. From the alternatives, find the combination which best gives a meaningful sentence. A. he can only renew him self if his soul B. he renews himself and C. the writer can only be fertile if D. is constantly enriched by fresh experience CBAD CADB BDCA BACD
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Four parts of a sentence have been given. From the alternatives, find the combination which best gives a meaningful sentence. A. there was the hope that in another existence a greater happiness would reward one B. previous existence, and the effort to do better would be less ... s own life if D. one could think that they were but the necessary outcome of one's errors in a CABD BDCA BADC CDBA
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Four statement with blanks have been given. These statements are followed by four alternatives. Choose the one which fits into the set of statements the maximum number of times. A. Communism states that every individual must live for the _____ B. ... , states The Statesman. D. No __________ has succeeded in gaining complete autonomy from the Federal government. state nation government condition
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Four statement with blanks have been given. These statements are followed by four alternatives. Choose the one which fits into the set of statements the maximum number of times. A. I have had a small power of______ B. Down with a very high fever ... all because of a small _________ D. Her ______ is the most creative thing she has ever possessed. illusion imagination hallucination misunderstanding
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Four statement with blanks have been given. These statements are followed by four alternatives. Choose the one which fits into the set of statements the maximum number of times. A. The men there have fought _______ and emotional withdrawal, and were more capable of ... A person who is deeply hurt feels very ____ D. It is hard to survive this feeling of _____. dejection lonely trouble depression
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Four statement with blanks have been given. These statements are followed by four alternatives. Choose the one which fits into the set of statements the maximum number of times. A. People sensed ______ B. A bad case had come in ______ a person with a ... then, without warning, ______ struck. D. The dogs were the first to recognise the sings of oncoming _____ tragedy accident disaster calamity
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Four statement with blanks have been given. These statements are followed by four alternatives. Choose the one which fits into the set of statements the maximum number of times. A. Professional studies have become the _____ of the rich. B. Every citizen has the ... all his rivals. D. Sheron no longer has the _____ of the company's bungalow and car. advantage privilege right right concession
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Each sentence below is followed by four others. Select from the four the one which most complements the idea contained in the given statement. Since children are less convenient to manipulate than guinea pigs __________ educational research is often short of hard ... . the research findings from the latter source are generally considered to be more reliable than that obtained from the former.
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Each sentence below is followed by four others. Select from the four the one which most complements the idea contained in the given statement. The illusion that times that were are better than those that are _________ shatters our belief in future. has probably pervaded all ages. makes our lives miserable. often gives us hope and peace.
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Each sentence below is followed by four others. Select from the four the one which most complements the idea contained in the given statement. Since they first became part of living room furniture, television remote controls have become the advertiser's scourge. ... of wholesome TV programmes. soon the advertising industry will have no option but to approach the government to ban the instrument.
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Each sentence below is followed by four others. Select from the four the one which most complements the idea contained in the given statement. Basically, we like the free market only as long as the trend is up. _____________ We refuse to see the long-term ... the things will pick up. As soon as the inevitable downturn occurs, we complain bitterly and expect the government top fix the things.
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Each sentence below is followed by four others. Select from the four the one which most complements the idea contained in the given statement. One the one hand, capitalism requires the engine of self-interest - of greed, if you willwhile on the ... society requires attention to the general interest-the enhancement of greed taming of greed destruction of greed transformation of greed and animosity
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In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to choose from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks. Although it has been more than 50 years since Satyajit Ray made Pather Panchali, ________ refuse to go away from the mind. the haunting images its haunting images its haunted images the haunt of its images.
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In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to those from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks. When we call others dogmatic, what we really object to is ... dogmas that are different from our own. the extremism that goes along with it. the subversion of whatever they actually believe in concomitantly.
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In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to those from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks. Political power is just as permanent as today's newspaper. Ten years down the line, ... in today's newspaper or few will know, or care about when a lot of water will have passed under the bridge, who will care
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In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to those from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks. I am an entertainer. _________ , I have to keep smiling because ... and sorrow has an affinity. Even if I have tears in me Even though I am depressed inside While entertaining people In the entertainment business
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In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to those from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks. The stock-market is probably _______. And the way the ... health of public sentiment the least imperfect mechanism for judging the quantity of the sentiment of the public the best indicator of public sentiment
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In each of the following questions, a part of a sentence is left blank. You are to those from among the four options given below each question, the one which would best fill the blanks. _______the more they remain the same. The more the merrier The less the dynamism The more things change The more pronounced the transformation
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Fill in the blanks. An act of justice closes the book on a misdeed; an act of vengeance__________. Writes one of its own. Opens new books. Reopens the first chapter. Writes an epilogue.
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Arrange the sentences $\text{A, B, C}$ and $\text{D}$ in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph. A. Trivial pursuits marketed by the Congress, is a game imported from Italy. B. The idea is to create an imaginary saviour in times of crisis so that the party doesn't ... whom all roads lead to Rome, or in this case, $10$ Janpath. $\text{ABDC}$ $\text{ABCD}$ $\text{DCBA}$ $\text{CDBA}$
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Arrange the sentences $\text{A, B, C}$ and $\text{D}$ in a proper sequence so as to make a coherent paragraph. A. After several routine elections there comes a 'critical' election which redefines the basic pattern of political loyalties, redraws political geography and opens ... the recent Indian elections qualifies as a critical election. $\text{ABCD}$ $\text{ABDC}$ $\text{DBAC}$ $\text{DCBA}$
All of the following sentences $\text{A, B, C}$ and $\text{D}$ are taken from a same passage and jumbled up. but one of them is incoherent. Find the incoherent statement. Sachin did not ask for this honour. A. There are consolation prizes which console, and some ... clamour for Sachin s elevation to jewel of India after he got his $99$th international hundred. Incoherent statement is: A. B. C. D.
All of the following sentences $\text{A, B, C}$ and $\text{D}$ are taken from a same passage and jumbled up. but one of them is incoherent. Find the incoherent statement. A. Reliance Industries (RIL), India s largest company, saw its earnings before ... was under pressure, possibly because most major emerging economies are growing slower than they were before. Incoherent statement is: A. B. C. D.