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  1. The worsening situation in urban areas is well known — not only the wage-earning poor but the middle class too is______________affected by the overnight artificial and extreme loss of purchasing power involved in the demonetisation exercise.
    1) propitious
    2) fortunate
    3) adversely
    4) advantageous
    5) aiding
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: adversely – in a way that prevents success or development; harmfully or unfavourably.

  2. There is nothing to prevent the government from continuing to investigate or______________suspected tax evaders.
    1) submission
    2) raid
    3) raise
    4) clinched
    5) clinked
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: raid – a rapid surprise attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces.

  3. Citizens and leaders of all political parties, including the ruling party, should unite to demand immediate______________of the demonetisation measure before the situation worsens any further.
    1) institution
    2) revocation
    3) legalization
    4) confirmation
    5) establishment
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: revocation – the official cancellation of a decree, decision, or promise.

  4. When 86 per cent of currency notes in a country of 1.3 billion people are rendered illegal______________in a matter of hours, it is bound to create a short-term disruption in daily lives.
    1) amid
    2) tender
    3) hard
    4) rigid
    5) rough
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: tender – showing gentleness, kindness, and affection.

  5. It is disconcerting that the administrative affairs of Indian cricket should continue to be______________in controversy in the midst of a packed and interesting home season.
    1) embroiled
    2) pretended
    3) blameless
    4) exaggerated
    5) exonerated
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: embroiled – involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.

  6. Just as paying taxes on their profits is uncharted territory for such traders, the government too is______________uncharted waters with the demonetisation drive, necessitating adjustments on the go.
    1) navigating
    2) abscond
    3) escape
    4) approach
    5) cruise
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: navigating – plan and direct the course of a ship, aircraft, or other form of transport, especially by using instruments or maps.

  7. Given our______________public health infrastructure, a thought should also have been spared for people’s healthcare costs.
    1) enduring
    2) inestimable
    3) abysmal
    4) immense
    5) eternal
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: abysmal – extremely bad; appalling.

  8. In his speech the Prime Minister had invoked the______________of a purification of the economy by rooting out black money.
    1) metaphor
    2) complex
    3) hidden
    4) intricate
    5) vague
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: metaphor – a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.

  9. In the______________Rs.2,000 note to come, displayed on television, we can see the denomination written in the Devanagari numeral.
    1) simulacrum
    2) cast
    3) microfiche
    4) prototype
    5) ersatz
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: prototype – a first or preliminary version of a device or vehicle from which other forms are developed.

  10. Government is considering______________to the Citizenship Act, 1955, to grant citizenship to religious minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
    1) uncomplicated
    2) onimus
    3) manageable
    4) amendments
    5) alm
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: amendments – a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc.