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  1. The writer, like a spider,____________a web; the creatures caught in the web have no substance, no reality.
    1) spins
    2) catches
    3) writes
    4) compiles
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: spins – turn or whirl round quickly.

  2. Continuous unemployment has induced in the people a kind of,____________which is most depressing.
    1) laziness
    2) humiliation
    3) assassination
    4) instigation
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: laziness – the quality of being unwilling to work or use energy; idleness.

  3. Women should be paid the same as men when they do the same job, for surely, what is sauce for the,____________is sauce for the,____________.
    1) fox, vixen
    2) cock, hen
    3) duck, doe
    4) goose, gander
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: goose, gander
    goose – a large waterbird with a long neck, short legs, webbed feet, and a short broad bill. Generally geese are larger than ducks and have longer necks and shorter bills.
    gander – a male goose.

  4. It is time that professors came down from their,____________towers and studied the real needs of the students.
    1) silver
    2) gold
    3) clock
    4) isolated
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: isolated – far away from other places, buildings, or people; remote.

  5. Everyone was,____________by surprise when the announced her plan to marry that boy.
    1) moved
    2) shaken
    3) taken
    4) deadened
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: taken – lay hold of (something) with one’s hands; reach for and hold.

  6. Our,____________lived in caves and used crude implements.
    1) predictors
    2) ancestors
    3) prefers
    4) appreciators
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: ancestors – a person, typically one more remote than a grandparent, from whom one is descended.

  7. ,____________my knowledge, Mr. Ashok has a prejudice,____________foreigners.
    1) with, to
    2) to, for
    3) of, of
    4) In, for
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: In, for

  8. The police,____________him of stealing a car.
    1) allied
    2) accosted
    3) charged
    4) threatened
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: charged – having an electric charge.

  9. The victim tried to tell us what had happened but his,____________were not audible.
    1) assailants
    2) letters
    3) sounds
    4) words
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: words – a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with others (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically shown with a space on either side when written or printed.

  10. Survival of mankind itself is in danger due to__________of atomic weapons.
    1) indictment
    2) proliferation
    3) encouragement
    4) preparation
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: proliferation – rapid increase in the number or amount of something.