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Weekly Word-List Quiz - 69

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Question 1

Direction:A sentence with one blank is given, indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word/phrase that best fits the blank appropriately.
Our luck is like water in a________, when you pull at it and it bulges, but when you’ve drawn it out it’s empty!

Question 2

Which of the following represents the action of freeing or state of being free from an obligation or liability imposed on others?

Question 3

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the given word.
Intermittent

Question 4

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Blatant

Question 5

Which has the similar meaning a movable joint or mechanism on which a door, gate, or lid swings as it opens and closes or which connects linked objects?

Question 6

Direction: In the following question, three sentences labelled (I), (II) and (III) have been given, followed by two words. Each sentence carries a blank which may or may not be filled by the given words. From the given options, choose the combination which represents the appropriate pair of sentence and word.

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I. I was just dozing off when __________ I heard a scream from outside.
II. Those who disagreed with the director's viewpoint were __________ edged out of the company.
III. Though it took a year, the painful memories __________ receded in her mind.

(a) gradually
(b) suddenly

Question 7

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the given word.
Massacre

Question 8

Which of the following represents (of a substance or material) capable of polishing or cleaning a hard surface by rubbing or grinding?

Question 9

Which has the similar meaning fighting between armed forces?

Question 10

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Derail

Question 11

Direction: The following question carries a statement with two blanks. From the given options, choose the word that would fit in both the blanks to make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningful.

Could you ___________ the tap for me while I tell you who would __________ for the President in the upcoming General Elections?

Question 12

Direction: In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the given word.
Curb

Question 13

Which of the following represents a projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall, so as to allow defensive fire in several directions?

Question 14

Direction: Read the sentence to find out whether there is an error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number corresponding to that part will be your answer. If the given sentence is correct as it is, mark the answer as ‘No error’. Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.
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The prosecutor handed the defendant a twenty dollars (1)/ bill to change, and he, pretending that (2)/ he could not change it, fraudulently gave (3)/ her a one-dollar bill instead of the twenty. (4)

Question 15

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Sober
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