English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out, each of which is indicated by a number. Find the suitable word from the options given against each number and fill up the blanks with appropriate words to make the paragraph meaningful.

One of the most brutal features of gender inequality takes the form of physical violence against women. The (1) of such violence is remarkably high, not only in poorer and less developed economies but also in wealthy and modern societies. Indeed the (2) of battering women even in the richest and most developed economies is (3) high. Turning to India, it must be (4) first that the frequency of assaults on women is high in the country. To that (5) general recognition has to be added the special role of violence connected with particular (6) features, such as dowry and economic settlements. Even though the numbers involved in violent deaths are (7) by the larger numbers that (8) from (9) of healthcare, the crude and brutal nature of this form of gender inequality makes it a particularly severe (10) of the deprivation of women.


1.
1) expectations
2) counting‘
3) incidence
4) acceptance
5) responses

2.
1) frequency
2) occurrence
3) event
4) chance
5) blocking

3.
1) relatively
2) clearly
3) surely
4) undoubtedly
5) astonishingly

4.
1) accomplished
2) acknowledged
3) cleared
4) understand
5) assured

5.
1) anxiety
2) terrible
3) surprise
4) power
5) form

6.
1) national
2) visible
3) social
4) category
5) personal

7.
1) fewer
2) outshine
3) lean
4) dwarfed
5) horrible

8.
1) perish
2) develop
3) spoil
4) incline
5) direct

9.
1) omission
2) attention
3) care
4) effort
5) neglect

10.
1) remark
2) indication
3) happening
4) manifestation
5) rise

Answers..
1. 3
2. 1
3. 5
4. 2
5. 2
6. 5
7. 4
8. 1
9. 5
10. 4


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