English Quiz

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1) The mill workers were not ________ with their low wages and non-payment of wages for last three months ________ fuel to the flames.
  A. good, put
  B. satisfied, added
  C. joyful, poured
  D. pleased, directed
  E. unhappy, meant

2) The educational ________ of our people is far below what is necessary for effective individual living or for the ________ of society.
  A. procurement, upliftment
  B. advancement, upkeep
  C. attainment, maintenance
  D. achievement, advancement
  E. accomplishment, regeneration

3) Santosh looked very happy and ________ when he heard that his proposed scheme was ________ by the committee.
  A. energetic, rejected
  B. elated, accepted
  C. satisfied, stalled
  D. disconsolate, approved
  E. overwhelming, received

4) The security forces fired at the ________ who was armed to the ________.
  A. criminal, toe
  B. thief, head
  C. culprit, nail
  D. dacoit, teeth

5) ________ the broker had warned him that the stock was a ________ investment, he insisted on buying a thousand shares.

  A. because, prudent
  B. since, negligible
  C. because, speculative
  D. as, vulnerable
  E. although, precarious

1. B
2. B
3. B
4. D
5. E

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