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  1. Whoever puts in the money believe in the fans of the sport and___________ the fans continue to grow and___________healthy.
    1) austere, bullheaded
    2) universally, remain
    3) eliminate, chiseled
    4) adamant, certain
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: universally, remain
    universally – by everyone; in every case.
    remain – still existing, present, or in use; surviving.

  2. Former governor of RBI Raghuram Rajan had___________the government against cost of demonetisation and suggested that there were better___________to achieve the main goals of note ban.
    1) repudiate,  static
    2) burn, invariable
    3) jettison, restraint
    4) cautioned, alternatives
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: cautioned, alternatives
    cautioned – say something as a warning.
    alternatives –  one of two or more available possibilities.

  3. The RBI has adopted a system by which banks are___________into four buckets based on a lender’s systemic importance scores in___________order.
    1) scorned,  stern
    2) throw away, necessity
    3) plotted, ascending
    4) unsteadiness, obligation
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: plotted, ascending
    plotted – secretly make plans to carry out (an illegal or harmful action).
    ascending – go up or climb.

  4. Although there might be long-term benefits, I felt the likely short-term economic costs would___________them and there were potentially better___________to achieve the main goals.
    1) shredded,  intransigent
    2) outweigh, alternatives
    3) nonconformity, constraint
    4) excluded, compulsion
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: outweigh, alternatives
    outweigh – be heavier, greater, or more significant than.
    alternatives –  one of two or more available possibilities.

  5. The ruling on the highly___________issue was to deal with a batch of petitions challenging the Centre’s move to make Aadhaar mandatory for___________the benefits of various social welfare schemes.
    1) contentious, availing
    2) cashier, varying
    3) wavering, variable
    4) discredited, stringent
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: contentious, availing
    contentious – causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
    availing – use or take advantage of (an opportunity or available resource).

  6. It was a___________call to bid for the global rights, we have___________ presence in all forms and markets.
    1) chuck, diverse
    2) conscious, inexorable
    3) alienable, deviate
    4) reprobate, inelastic
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: conscious, significant
    conscious – aware of and responding to one’s surroundings.
    significant – sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy.

  7. It was a winner take all situation with the first ten year___________broadcasting rights holder, Sony Pictures Network (SPN) India making a ₹11, 050 crore bid, but only for the India___________rights.
    1) significant, rigorous
    3) vacillation,  transmission
    2) repulse, performance

    3) inconstancy, obdurate

    4) tranche, broadcasting

    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: tranche, broadcasting
    tranche – a portion of something, especially money.
    broadcasting – transmit (a programme or some information) by radio or television.

  8. The group alleged that he oversaw___________camps and was responsible for disappearances and___________killings in the final stages of the civil war.
    1) contentment, simulcast
    2) disdain, announcement

    3) torture, extrajudicial

    4) alleviation, divergen

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: torture, extrajudicial
    torture – the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or in order to force them to do or say something.
    extrajudicial – (of a sentence) not legally authorized.

  9. The BRICS countries called for___________of the United Nations and tougher measures against terrorist groups, while___________North Korea’s latest nuclear test.
    1) obscurity, distant

    2) despise, encouraging

    3) rebuff, complimentary
    4) reform, denouncing

    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: reform, denouncing
    reform – make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it.
    denouncing –  publicly declare to be wrong or evil.

  10. He is remembered as India’s most___________academician as he wrote widely on___________religion and philosophy and introduced Indian philosophy to the West.
    1) anonymity, disparate
    2) slough, differing
    3) scrapped, laudatory
    4) renowned, comparative
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: renowned, comparative
    renowned – known or talked about by many people; famous.
    comparative – measured or judged by estimating the similarity or dissimilarity between one thing and another; relative.