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- Directions for individual questions: Each of the sentences below has one or two blanks, each blank indicating that a word or set of words has been omitted. Beneath the sentence are five lettered words or sets of words. You are to choose the one word or set of words that, when inserted into the sentence, BEST fits in with the meaning of the sentence as a whole.
Sentence Completion (Level-1): Test-2
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The school authorities were forced to put two of them in different rooms as they just ___________ each other.
Question 1 Explanation:
The correct verb to be used in the blank, that forced the school authorities to separate the students , must be hate or dislike , and the word for the same is abominate , which means to dislike strongly. The meanings of the other words are: Admonish: to scold, express disapproval Ridicule: to treat someone with contempt Intrigue: cause to be interested or curious Ridiculing or disregarding do not represent the emotions we require in the given case.
I am always the first to admit that I have not accomplished everything that I_________ achieve five years ago.
set out to
went out to
Question 2 Explanation:
The right phrasal verb to describe the action of the person going on a journey is ‘set out to’. Went out to can be used to describe much shorter journeys, more of a physical kind, ponder is to think deeply about something.
The neighbor grabbed the boy, and rolled him on the road to………. the flames.
Question 3 Explanation:
The key to this answer lies in simply knowing the word that can be used to describe the action of putting out the fire mentioned in the question. And that word is smother, which means to extinguish or deaden, by covering so as to exclude the air from a place, eradicate is to remove or destroy something, fizz out refers to the failing of something, burn out means melt, break, or become otherwise unusable.
Our summer home smells ___________ from being closed up all winter.
Question 4 Explanation:
The kind of smell in a room after being closed for months must be stale, and the word to describe this smell is musty. Dingy means lacking brightness or covered in soot, it is related to vision and not smell. Virulent we know is something having disease causing ability, uncanny means extraordinary or mysterious and used for positive aspects. Blustery is blowing in violent and abrupt bursts.
. Depression is a common chronic neurological disorder ___________ by recurrent unprovoked mood-swings.
Question 5 Explanation:
We need to use a word that helps us to identify a characteristic of depression and what does it consist of. The best word in this is characterized, which indicates the property of depression that is recurrent in nature. Personified means ‘attribute human qualities to something’. In the given sentence, we are not talking about the personification of depression.
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