English Set- Double blank fill in the blanks

Directions (Q. 1-5): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

1. It is clear that the US does not ________ itself answerable to world ________.
1) consider, opinion
2) bow, order
3) adhere, demand
4) deemed, favour
5) recognise, fraternity


2. Terrorism is a ________ that still ________ us.
1) menace, strike
2) problem, evades
3) burden, load
4) misery, pain
5) bane, afflicts

3. Decades of uncontrolled illegal ________ from Bangladesh ________ the proportions of a demographic invasion years ago.
1) occupancy, managed
2) flow, resulted
3) settlement, changed
4) immigration, acquired
5) entry, drove

4. While modernising India, the rural ________ has to be taken into ________ first.
1) folk, considered
2) area, confidence
3) population, care
4) populace, priority
5) sector, view

5. The current worldwide ________ of Islamic terrorism make the task of ________ this menace immensely difficult.
1) support, avoiding
2) links, countering
3) backing, solving
4) trade, averting
5) operation, supporting

Directions (Q. 6–10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each pair of blanks that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6. Smart cities can make daily life ____ for residents ____ by automating routine functions.
1) acted, warming
2) measurable, widely
3) shield, nearly
4) upgraded, hardly
5) easier, simply

7. He is the ____ of the ____ for his company now.
1) respect, peers
2) apple, eye
3) honour, department
4) present, society
5) award, conference

8. This will not only help corporate in ____ their social responsibilities, ____ is important for fuelling growth in other industries.
1) fulfilling, but
2) teaching, also
3) learning, and
4) having, highly
5) promoting, now

9. This is _____ ____ to the requirement of income proofs.
1) perceiving, field
2) officially, have
3) mainly, due
4) shortly, bring
5) likely, power

10. ____ much of capital goes to large companies and ____ little to small businessman.
1) So, for
2) The, despite
3) That, much
4) Too, too
5) Will, some


Answers
1.1
2.5
3.4
4.3
5.2
6. 5
7. 2
8. 1
9. 3
10. 4

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