Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Find out which pair of words can be filled up in blanks in the sentence

 For 20 years he __________ himself to public affairs _________ taking a holiday.

 

by …… committed

after …… offered

devoted …… without

sacrificed …… after

prepared …… before

QUESTION 2

People will see signs of __________ everywhere, which speak well for the __________ of these people.
 

decoration-senses

clear-debris

beauty-careful

industry-prosperity

repairs-extravaganza

QUESTION 3

The inspector arrested Ibrahim on a __________ of theft but for lack of evidence __________ him.
 

crime …… imprisoned

punished …… complaint

left …… condition

tip …… absconding

charge …… released

QUESTION 4

A number of plots __________ __________ in various television episodes.

 

screen …… concurrently

televised …… consequently

occur …… repeatedly

exhibit …… frequently

demonstrate …… violently
 

QUESTION 5

By __________ of their athletic activities, a few footballers are able to escape the pressures that living in __________ can create.
 

knowledge …… affluence

way …… prosperity

order …… vicinity

virtue …… poverty

contrast …… adversity

QUESTION 6

The criterion for __________ a candidate should be his recent performance; but unfortunately, the journalists are __________ to be carried away by earlier successes.
 

condemning …… satisfying

judging …… reluctant

revealing …… reluctant

eager …… acclaiming

criticizing …… clean

QUESTION 7

The minister objected to the proposal because it was founded on a __________ principle and also was __________ at time.
 

faulty …… desirable

imperative …… reasonable

wrong …… inconvenient

sound …… acceptable

unconforming …… deplorable
 

QUESTION 8

Some people are too __________ in their own lives to __________ much about the agonies of others.



 

absorbed …… care

concerned …… think

indulged …… eradicate

involved …… console

entangling …… worry

QUESTION 9

Police and army __________ that advertising will certainly __________ their profession adversely.


 

trust …… damage

believe …… affect

contemplate …… boost

argue …… effect

plead …… escalate

QUESTION 10

Because the __________ leading to cancellation of flight were murky, the judge appointed a Commission to __________ and report the matter.
 

staff members …… undertake

decision …… decide

facts …… underplay

events …… camouflage

circumstances …… investigate