Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

In an effort to provide ............................... for higher education to all, most of the universities have been providing education without adequate infrastructure, thus churning out ........................... graduates every year. 

(a) chances, fresh

(b) platform, capable

(c) opportunites,unemployable

(d) prospects, eligible

(e) policy, incompetent

QUESTION 2

The move to allow dumping of mercury ................................. an outcry from residents of the area who ................................. that high levels of mercury will affect their health and destroy ecologically sensitive forest area.

(a) resulted, insist 

(b) provoked, fear 

(c) incited, determined

(d) activated, accept

(e) angered, believe

QUESTION 3

Even as the ....................................... elsewhere in the world are struggling to come out of recession, Indian consumers are splurging on consumer goods, and to ...................... this growth, companies are investing heavily in various sectors. 

(a) economies, meet 

(b) countries, inhibit 

(c) governments, measure

(d) nations, inflict

(e) companies, counter

QUESTION 4

Drawing attention to the pitfalls of .................................... solely on Uranium as a fuel for nuclear reactors, Indian scientists warned that URanium will not last for long and thus research on Thorium as its must be revived. 

(a) using, substitute

(b) believing , replacement

(c) depending, reserve

(d) reckoning, option

(e) relying, alternative

QUESTION 5

................................... action has been taken against some wholesale drug dealers for dealing in surgical items without a valid license and maintaining a stock of ................................ drugs. 

(e) lawsuit, invalid 

(d) action, expired

(c) execution, outdated

(b) step, impressive

(a) note, overwhelming 

QUESTION 6

Weather officials have ............................... below- normal rains this year. If the predictions come true, farm output could ................................ as most of India's farmlands depend on railwater for irrigation.

forecast- shrink 

(b) forecast- shrank

(a) forecasted- shrank

(d) predicted- expand

(e) predictions- wan 

QUESTION 7

It is the role of the state to ........................ crime and protect people and property. If the state is unable to prevent a crime it falls upon the state to .............................. the victim. 

(a) prevent, support 

(b) preventing , encourage

(c) prevent, supporting 

(d) forbid, discourage

(e) forbid, discouraging 

QUESTION 8

A person who is clean and tidy in how he dresses up comands better- from those around him than those " who have an unkempt appearance"

(a) respectful, slovenly

(b) respect, slovenly 

(c) respected, untidy 

(d) respect, tidy 

(e) respect, careful 

QUESTION 9

Today we have achieved a milestone by completing 60 years of independence. IT's now the time for everyone or every Indian to undergo- of the achievements we already made and also those that are to be still 

(a) self introspection, achiever

(b) self  examination, achieve

(c) introspection, achieved 

(d) search, found 

(e) cross inspection , made 

QUESTION 10

Education is an essential means of women with the knowledge, skills and self- confidence necessary to fully- in the development process. 

(a) empower, include

(b) empowering, participate

(c) empowered, participating

(d) empowement, participate

(e) strengthening, participate