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  1. As informal sector workers who know how to maintain____________in income, falling____________have upset their calculations of spending, saving, and repaying debt.
    1) provision, assistance
    2) continuity, incentives
    3) smash, shatter
    4) indigent, frail
    5) succor, fragment
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: continuity, incentives
    continuity – the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something over time.
    incentives – a thing that motivates or encourages someone to do something.

  2. ____________the state from any substantial role with regard to society’s data resources without similarly____________private corporations will lead to a future where corporations become the key organising actors for society, relegating the state to an extremely truncated role.
    1) worthless, concur
    2) include, embrace
    3) bidding, protecting
    4) Excluding, constraining
    5) knuckle, submit
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: Excluding, constraining
    Excluding – not taking someone or something into account; except.
    constraining – compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action.

  3. This option simply isn’t available to economically disadvantaged students who are____________to the school system____________.
    1) nothingness, immateriality
    2) molehill, opposition
    3) paltriness, counterpoise
    4) clinging, precariously
    5) hanging, favoritism
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: clinging, precariously
    clinging – (of a garment) fitting closely to the body and showing its shape.
    precariously – in a way that is not securely in position and is likely to fall or collapse.

  4. It needs to be recalled that an important aspect of RTE was continuous comprehensive____________where teachers were to____________assess students’ progress without a pass-fail exam.
    1) evaluation, periodically
    2) exculpation, generally
    3) exoneration, usually
    4) counterbalance, clearly
    5) exclusion, equally
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: evaluation, periodically
    evaluation – the making of a judgement about the amount, number, or value of something; assessment.
    periodically – from time to time; occasionally.

  5. Subsidised kerosene, a sooty pre-modern fuel and a poor source of light, needs to be____________replaced with aids like solar lanterns, It should____________improve public health.
    1) dynamic, heedless
    2) abandoning, behindhand
    3) promptly, hugely
    4) prettify, ignorance
    5) spirited, derelict
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: promptly, hugely
    promptly – with little or no delay; immediately.
    hugely – very much; to a very great extent.

  6. Immediately I reached for the____________wooden elephant____________we purchased from Guruvayur many years ago.
    1) approximate, gestate
    2) imprecise, abstract
    3) conceive, inaccurate
    4) roughhouse, reprehensible
    5) realistic, showpiece
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: realistic, showpiece
    realistic – having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected
    showpiece – something which attracts attention or admiration as an outstanding example of its type.

  7. I am always telling her she should stand outside Apollo Hospital, take 500 rupees each from kidney stone patients, and then look at them for two minutes till the stone automatically____________out of fear and____________.
    1) dissolves, humiliation
    2) indefinite, humiliation
    3) absurd, chimerical
    4) triumph, idealistic
    5) retrieve, quixotic
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: dissolves, humiliation
    dissolves – (with reference to a solid) become or cause to become incorporated into a liquid so as to form a solution.
    humiliation – the action of humiliating someone or the state of being humiliated.

  8. The move now is to fast-track the price____________, so as to better allocate____________resources.
    1) plentiful, slipshod
    2) slack, frequent
    3) revision, scarce
    4) slapdash, abundant
    5) indeed, chalant
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: revision, scarce
    revision – the action of revising.
    scarce – (especially of food, money, or some other resource) insufficient for the demand.

  9. Whatever the solution that finds____________acceptability, there is little doubt that the public will continue to rely on the Supreme Court to play a dual role — as a constitutional court that decides questions of national importance, and as the final____________of all disputes.
    1) completed, crater
    2) elapsed, numbskull
    3) eventual, arbiter
    4) perpetual, imbecile
    5) antecedent, moron
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: eventual, arbiter
    eventual – occurring or existing at the end of or as a result of a process or period of time.arbiter – a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter.

  10. The notion of a tautology can be used in place____________the axioms and inferences from them; inference is____________completely absent from the Tractatus.
    1) in, corporeality
    2) of, verisimilitude
    3) for, indeed
    4) to, solidity
    5) on, indubitably
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: of, verisimilitude
    of expressing the relationship between a part and a whole.
    indeed – used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested