Direction (1-2): Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
Q1. Among the agreements the leaders hope to _______ up is a trade deal that has been pending since November 2018, when talks went into a standstill.
Q2. ________ child needs care and affection if he is to be brought up as a healthy young man.
(d) None of the above
Direction (3-7): In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
“Hate the sin and not the sinner is a ________which, though easy enough to understand, is rarely________, and that is why the poison of hatred spreads in the world It is quite proper to resist and attack a system, but to resist and attack its author is ________ to resisting and attacking oneself. for we are all ________ with the same brush, and are children of one and the same Creator, and as such the divine powers within us are ________. To slight a single human being is to slight those divine powers, and thus to harm not only that being but with him the whole world.”
Q3. Hate the sin and not the sinner is a ________which,
Q4. though easy enough to understand, is rarely________,
Q5. but to resist and attack its author is ________ to resisting and attacking oneself.
Q6. for we are all ________ with the same brush, and are children of one and the same Creator,
Q7. and as such the divine powers within us are ________.
Q8. Select the correctly spelt word.
Q9. Select the correctly spelt word
Direction (10): Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.
(S) National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad, failed to detect any bodies buried under the massive debris.
(P) The ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment brought by a team from the.
(Q) Human experience and dedication won where the machine failed.
(R) The men of the Kerala Fire and Rescue Services retrieved six more bodies from the landslip-ravaged Kavalappara, near Nilambur in Malappuram.
Sol. Wrap up: to complete or finish something.
Sol. Precept: a general rule intended to regulate behaviour or thought.
Sol. Practiced: carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) habitually or regularly.
Sol. Tantamount: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
Paramount: more important than anything else; supreme.
Inferior: lower in rank, status, or quality.
Jubilant: feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.
Sol. Tarred with the same brush is an idiomatic expression which means to unfairly categorize someone or something as being the same as another person or thing, usually in a negative manner.
Sol. Revellers are people who are enjoying themselves in a noisy way, often while they are drunk.
Sol. Atrocious means of a very poor quality; extremely bad or unpleasant.