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Sentence Completion (Level-1): Test-1

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Question 1
John refused to take up the dangerous work, stating he did not want to put his life in __________ for the sake of a few hundred dollars.
A
demise
B
repose
C
jeopardy
D
fallacy
E
transposition
Question 1 Explanation: 
It is clear that the person doesn’t want to put to his life at risk for money. The word jeopardy is the apt word to illustrate this, which means hazard or risk of exposure to harm, injury, or death. The meanings of the other words are as follows: Repose mea ns the absence of mental stress or anxiety. Fallacy means a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning. Transposition means the act of reversing the order or place of. Demise means death (we are talking about the risk of death and not directly demise).
Question 2
Even though the whole class treated the newcomer with condescension, making fun of him, Johnny behaved quite differently, not sharing their _________ response.
A
wary
B
flattering
C
cynical
D
scornful
E
encouraging
Question 2 Explanation: 
Johnny didn’t share the response shown by others, which was treating the newcomer with condescension, i.e. showing arrogance and making fun of him. And the word which connotes this response is scornful, which means treating with or displaying contempt towards someone. Flattering and encouraging are similar words, but are positive, hence, definitely not suitable in this context.
Question 3
One dark night, Darvesh was discovered to have _______ near a tavern.
A
passed in
B
passed out
C
passed from
D
passed through
Question 3 Explanation: 
This is a question which checks correct phrase usage. The correct one is this case is passed out, which means to ‘lose consciousness’.
Question 4
This is not the complete book, this is just a(n) __________ .
A
contrariety
B
chink
C
bestowal
D
abstract
E
reference
Question 4 Explanation: 
Not a complete book’ means it is just a part, so the correct option abstract which means a short part or crux of the whole. The meanings of the other words are as follows: Contrariety is a contradiction of the thing in question. Bestowal is a gift or donation. A chink is a cleft or a crack.
Question 5
After looking at his enormous collection of books on such a varying number of subjects, you can definitely say that he is a _________ reader.
A
insatiable
B
callous
C
congenial
D
desirable
E
blatant
Question 5 Explanation: 
There is a clear indication towards the person mentioned being an avid reader having a large appetite for reading. And the words that illustrate this quality is voracious, and the synonym is insatiable that means impossible to satisfy. The meanings of the other words are as follows: Callous-insensitive, indifferent. Congenial- suitable to your needs Blatant-conspicuously and offensively loud. Desirable (adj) - He cannot be a desirable reader since he is the one who desires to read books, so the books are desirable here not the person reading them.
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