English Fill In The Blanks with Detailed Explanation – IBPS, SSC Exam (Day-42)

English Fill In The Blanks with Detailed Explanation – IBPS, SSC Exams (Day-42):

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Directions (1-10): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given with one blank. Below each sentence FOUR words are given out of which two can fit the sentence. Five options are given with various combinations of these words. You have to choose the combination with the correct set of words which can fit in the given sentence.

  1. Panic gripped the villages, all located in the fringe area of the district’s forest range, when a leopard ________ three children in different villages of district and ate one of them.
  1. mauled
  2. savaged
  3. flayed
  4. fondled
  1. A-B
  2. C-D
  3. A-D
  4. B-C
  5. A-C
  1. The PSLV rocket, after a shocking ________four months ago, will return to the launch pad at Sriharikota on Friday.
  1. restrain
  2. falter
  3. stall
  4. shackle
  1. A-B
  2. C-D
  3. A-D
  4. B-C
  5. A-C
  1. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) introduced the concept of a virtual ID that can be used in ________ of the Aadhaar number at the time of authentication, thus eliminating the need to share and store Aadhaar numbers.
  1. substitution
  2. in lieu
  3. instead
  4. alternate
  1. A-D
  2. B-D
  3. B-C
  4. A-C
  5. C-D
  1. Israeli Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India will give a ________ to India-Israel ties.
  1. leg-up
  2. boost
  3. hinge
  4. jolt
  1. B-D
  2. A-B
  3. B-C
  4. A-C
  5. C-D
  1. I ________ you to tell me the truth so that the investigation proceeds smoothly.
  1. request
  2. cavort
  3. adjure
  4. bemoan
  1. A-D
  2. B-D
  3. B-C
  4. A-C
  5. C-D
  1. The entire town was ________ in a fire.
  1. nuked
  2. abolished
  3. uprooted
  4. destroyed
  1. A-D
  2. B-D
  3. B-C
  4. A-C
  5. C-D
  1. The government has been facing severe ________ over its decision to take the help of the Army to build the over- bridges in Mumbai in the wake of Elphinstone Road station.
  1. mockery
  2. excoriation
  3. criticism
  4. arraignment
  1. A-D
  2. B-D
  3. B-C
  4. A-C
  5. C-D
  1. The book dwells on the idea that no one that surrounded and later hung on to Mr. Trump was actually that interested in the White House or the presidency or had any illusions about the responsibility that came along with it.
  1. dwells
  2. harps
  3. catches
  4. provides
  1. A-D
  2. B-D
  3. B-C
  4. A-C
  5. A-B
  1. When the ________ salesman came to my door, he refused to take “no” for an answer and even demanded I purchase his goods.
  1. importunate
  2. reassuring
  3. stubborn
  4. sassy
  1. B-C
  2. A-C
  3. C-D
  4. A-B
  5. B-D
  1. International groups such as the United Nations work hard to make sure political leaders do not receive ________ for horrible acts.
  1. criticism
  2. impunity
  3. exemption
  4. punishment
  1. B-C
  2. A-C
  3. C-D
  4. A-B
  5. B-D

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