English Practice Set-16 For LIC, SO

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English Questions- phrase replacement

In English section  Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks , rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in  exam.

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1-8): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

The Government seems to be in right earnest to ensure more (1) in governance. The Prime Minister’s announcement that his Government is (2) drafting legislation to establish the citizen’s right to information is indeed welcome. Though the talk on the right to information is not new, we may (3) the bill to be brought early this time. The previous Government had set up a high-level committee to prepare a draft bill. But nothing has been heard about the matter since, (4) the committee did quite some work. The issue, however, has come to such a pass that a solution cannot be (5) further. Sunlight is the best disinfectant, a foreign judge once said, while (6) the unwarranted secrecy in an administrative system. When those in authority know that people have the right to ask questions and the government is under the (7) to provide them with answers, (8) of authority, or of public finances, for personal or party ends is less likely to happen.

1. (a) strictness
(b) rudeness
(c) leniency
(d) economy
(e) transparency

2. (a) personally
(b) busy
(c) not
(d) reluctantly
(e) absolutely

3. (a) expect
(b) wait
(c) try
(d) frustrate
(e) appeal

4. (a) even
(b) as
(c) because
(d) until
(e) though

5. (a) found
(b) expected
(c) delayed
(d) looked
(e) longed

6. (a) nurturing
(b) criticising
(c) demanding
(d) appreciating
(e) upholding

7. (a) pretention
(b) affect
(c) substance
(d) obligation
(e) property

8. (a) misuse
(b) governance
(c) dishonour
(d) curbing
(e) breach

1. e
2. b
3. a
4. e
5. c
6. b
7. d
8. a