Current Affairs PDF

English Questions – Fill in the Blanks Set 116

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. The court should have the ___________ and the humility to examine the ___________ of its order and do the necessary thing amend it.
    1) puerility, inception
    2) lunacy, commencement
    3) ineptitude, source
    4) wisdom, consequences
    5) absurdity, beginning
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: wisdom, consequences
    wisdom – the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement; the quality of being wise.
    consequences – a result or effect, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.

  2. With the same moral ___________ against high fatalities on our roads, and with much less economic cost, the court could have ordered stricter ___________ on highways and regular check-points.
    1) hilarity, relishing
    2) mirth, obtuseness,
    3) battiness, alluring
    4) ecstasy, controlling
    5) outrage, patrolling
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: outrage, patrolling
    outrage – an extremely strong reaction of anger, shock, or indignation.

  3. If public ___________ in the democratic process is to be restored, the EC must ensure that candidates indulging in such electoral practices are ___________ swiftly.
    1) fruition, jollity
    2) stolidity, indulgence
    3) confidence, debarred
    4) fatuity, privileged
    5) asininity, patent
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: confidence, debarred
    confidence – the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something.
    debarred – exclude or prohibit (someone) officially from doing something.

  4. When the Income Tax department submitted a report dated April 8 about its search and ___________ action at the ___________ of Tamil Nadu Minister.
    1) seizure, premises
    2) franchise, invention
    3) sufferance, sanction
    4) toleration, empowering
    5) fatuousness, gladness
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: seizure, premises
    seizure – the action of capturing someone or something using force.
    premises – a house or building, together with its land and outbuildings, occupied by a business or considered in an official context.

  5. There were complaints of___________ forms of ___________: milk tokens, mobile phone recharge coupons, newspaper subscriptions, cash transfer to no-frills bank accounts and payments to mobile
    1)allocation, doltishness
    2)preparation, injudiciousness
    3) perpetuation, patent
    4) innovative, inducement
    5)creation, product
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: innovative, inducement
    innovative – (of a product, idea, etc.) featuring new methods; advanced and original.
    inducement – a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something.

  6. The EC did its best to monitor the electoral process, through an unprecedented number of central observers, flying___________ teams, static surveillance teams and video ___________ teams.
    1) consent, coldness
    2) liberty, disdain
    3) squad, surveillance
    4) effect, aloofness
    5) issue, disregard
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: squad, surveillance
    squad – a small group of people having a particular task.
    surveillance – close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal.

  7. The order has come down like a ___________ not only on the liquor ___________ and the hospitality sector but also on the revenues of State governments, on the business of hotels and bars, and the tourism potential of many parts of the country.
    1) sledgehammer, vends
    2) visa, warrants
    3) apathy, callousness
    4) dispassion, equities
    5) pleasure,rapture
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: sledgehammer, vends
    sledgehammer – a large, heavy hammer used for such jobs as breaking rocks and driving in fence posts.
    vends – sell something.

  8. States are ___________ highways into ‘urban roads’ or ‘major district roads’, moves fraught with ___________ as safety and quality norms may be compromised; local bodies, which now have to maintain them, may not find the required resources.
    1) rite, source
    2) supplication, imbecility
    3)decree, commencement
    4) litany, inception
    5) downgrading, consequences
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: downgrading, consequences
    downgrading – reduce to a lower grade, rank, or level of importance.

  9. The order___________ the ___________ of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, relating to disqualification of a candidate, and the source of the EC’s own powers, Article 324 of the Constitution.
    1) beginning, wittedness
    2) gratification, glee
    3) delectation, heedlessness
    4) recalled, provisions
    5) enchantment, grants
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: recalled, provisions
    provisions – the action of providing or supplying something for use.

  10. One may denounce or laugh away these moves to ___________ the order; but they can be also seen as___________ responses from those fearing loss of income, jobs and business.
    1) furtherance, content
    2) circumvent, desperate
    3) facilitation, confident
    4) collaboration, comfort
    5) backing, benefit
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: circumvent, desperate
    circumvent – find a way around (an obstacle).
    desperate – feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with.