Current Affairs PDF

English Questions – Fill in the Blanks Set 108 (SSC CGL)

AffairsCloud YouTube Channel - Click Here

AffairsCloud APP Click Here

Hello Aspirants.

Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in Here we are creating question sample in Fill in the blanks, which is BASED ON IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams.

  1. Research suggests there will be an annual rise in___________until 2042, before a decline sets in.
    1) whole
    2) fatalities
    3) vital
    4) healthful
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: fatalities – an occurrence of death by accident, in war, or from disease.

  2. If the super delegates___________her stay true to their promise to support her at the convention, then Ms. Clinton will have finally won the bid to be on the ballot as a presidential candidate, eight years after she first gave it a shot.
    1) relating
    2) questioning
    3) backing
    4) relaying
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: backing – help or support.

  3. Of course, to occupy the White House, she will first have to ward off a stiff attack from___________Republican nominee Donald Trump, the fire-breathing property billionaire.
    1) harassing
    2) unbelievable
    3) unconvincing
    4) presumptive
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: presumptive – of the nature of a presumption; presumed in the absence of further information.

  4. At the moment Ms. Clinton’s strong delegate count puts in the shadow her only Democratic___________the self-declared socialist Bernie Sanders.
    1) associate
    2) rival
    3) revival
    4) supporting
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: Rival – a person or thing competing with another for the same objective or for superiority in the same field of activity.

  5. Only 241 athletes from 14 countries participated in this event; about 11,000 athletes from over 200 nations___________at Rio.
    1) accede
    2) admit
    3) acquiesce
    4) compete
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: compete – strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others.

  6. A true celebrity is one who is able to bring a certain spirit into daily life, inspiring and_________joy to those around.
    1) radiating
    2) clouding
    3) inspiring
    4) increasing
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: radiating – emit (energy, especially light or heat) in the form of rays or waves.

  7. In a recent interview, Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan__________the celebrity culture and the adoption of celebrities as role models.
    1) unlamented
    2) praised
    3) lauded
    4) lamented
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: lamented – a conventional way of describing someone who has died or something that has ceased to exist.

  8. We become so anaesthetised that it almost seems normal, and we don’t even question the choices we make or the values we are___________.
    1) facing
    2) promoting
    3) permitting
    4) pretending
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: promoting – support or actively encourage (a cause, venture, etc.); further the progress of.

  9. The challenge of warding off _________inflationary pressures in the early stages of the tax’s implementation will require enlightened policies.
    1) developed
    2) incipient
    3) predicate
    4) prescribe
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: incipient – beginning to happen or develop.

  10. It will subsume multiple indirect taxes, including State-level sales tax, octroi and other levies, that make doing business in India a_________as well as logistical nightmare.
    1) compliance
    2) dissent
    3) rigid
    4) veto
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: compliance – the action or fact of complying with a wish or command.