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  1. Ecologists, hydrologists, economists and engineers have_________detailed documentation that brings into doubt the_________of water_________,economic growth and safety made by the project.
    1) delinquent, disclaim, deportation
    2) rigid, dissimilar, banishment
    3) fragile, unconventional, expulsion
    4) produced, claims, provisioning
    5) different, deny, extraction
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: produced, claims, provisioning
    produced – make or manufacture from components or raw materials.
    claims – state or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof.
    provisioning – supply with food, drink, or equipment, especially for a journey.

  2. The endless scream of alarm clocks and studying until eyes_________in their sockets, pressure cooker competition, the_________feeling that one’s entire future_________in balance.
    1) static, disjoin, denounce
    2) sink, desperate, hangs
    3) float, conjoin , acquiring
    4) increasing, take away, upbraid
    5) fluctuating, subtracts, deprecate
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: sink, desperate ,hangs
    sink – go down below the surface of something, especially of a liquid; become submerged.
    desperate – feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with.
    hangs – suspend or be suspended from above with the lower part dangling free.

  3. In its attempt to________more_________on net neutrality, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India may have done exactly the opposite – created more_________.
    1) revise, intelligibility, humor
    2) ensure, clarity, confusion
    3) conforms, dirtiness, organization
    4) confides, obscurity, conclusion
    5) confident, unintelligibility, orientation
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: ensure ,clarity, confusion
    ensure – make certain that (something) will occur or be the case.
    clarity – the quality of being clear.
    confusion – uncertainty about what is happening, intended, or required.

  4. At a time when the spread of internet is so small and the speed so slow,_________time and energy on debating _________speed is like worrying about who gets what__________of a small and yet-to-be-fully baked cake.
    1) wasting, omnibus , outright
    2) devoting, differential ,slice
    3) disregarding, assemblage , utter
    4) criticizing, obtaining , inclusive
    5) neglecting, congregation, integral
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: devoting, differential , slice
    devoting – give all or most of one’s time or resources to (a person or activity).
    differential – of, showing, or depending on a difference; varying according to circumstances or relevant factors.
    slice – a thin, broad piece of food, such as bread, meat, or cake, cut from a larger portion.

  5. For two decades India has seen a__________tightening of vehicular emission norms. However, the full__________of this trend has not been realised because all arms of government have not worked in __________.
    1) disarranged, detest , individual
    2) desperate, dearth , teammate
    3) calibrated, potential, tandem
    4) confused, impossible, amassment
    5) deranged, lack , combination
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: calibrated, potential, tandem
    calibrated – mark (a gauge or instrument) with a standard scale of readings.
    potential – having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future.
    tandem – a bicycle with seats and pedals for two riders, one behind the other.

  6. The American security establishment suffers from the_________that it will be able to control every new military technology it develops; the reality is that other nations_________catch up and_________terrorists will acquire it too.
    1)amity, doubtfully, specially
    2) similarity, questionably, occasionally
    3) certainty, rituality , generally
    4) delusion, inevitably, eventually
    5) actuality, uncertainty , perpetually
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: delusion, inevitably, eventually
    delusion – an idiosyncratic belief or impression maintained despite being contradicted by reality or rational argument, typically as a symptom of mental disorder.
    inevitably – as is certain to happen; unavoidably.
    eventually – in the end, especially after a long delay, dispute, or series of problems.

  7. Despite chest-thumping about diversity and difference, displayed in Republic Day parades and other________that ________nationalism, Indians seem to take________in and demand some level of homogeneity.
    1) occasions, pride, showcase
    2) sporadic, docility , conceal
    3) functions, meekness, cover
    4) events, mortification, withhold
    5) organizations, nonresistance, secrete
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: occasions, pride, showcase
    occasions – a particular event, or the time at which it takes place.
    pride – a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of one’s close associates, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.
    showcase – a glass case used for displaying articles in a shop or museum.

  8. Any kind of ethnocentrism, ________by pride in the self and in________towards others, only divides people, not unites them in their________.
    1) deplored, respect, similarity
    2) fostered , prejudices, diversity
    3) complained, fairness, identicalness
    4) resented, justice, sameness
    5) affronted , regard, uniformity
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: fostered , prejudices, diversity
    fostered – encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable).
    prejudices – preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
    diversity – the state of being diverse.

  9. Trump advocates banning Muslims from traveling to the United States, he’s__________to limit the free press, and __________offensive statements toward women, immigrants,__________of immigrants, and foreign nationals.
    1) vulnerable, announced, provoke
    2) invulnerable, proceed, ascent
    3) protected, gave, predecessor
    4) threatened, made, descendants
    5) safe, said, ascendant
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: threatened, made, descendants
    threatened – state one’s intention to take hostile action against (someone) in retribution for something done or not done.
    descendants – a person, plant, or animal that is descended from a particular ancestor.

  10. The US Senate has__________approved a move to enhance military co-operation with India for developing threat analysis, military doctrine, force planning,_________support and intelligence _________and analysis.
    1) dissimilar, irrational, convocation
    2)casualty, rational , assortment
    3) anxiously, immoderate, acquisition
    4)vigorous, unreasonable, caboodle
    5) unanimously , logistical, collection
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: unanimously , logistical, collection
    unanimously – without opposition; with the agreement of all people involved.
    logistical – relating to or involving organization and planning.