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  1. This year onwards, the generous 7th pay commission award__________an additional burden on the exchequer of a_________lakh crore rupees annually.
    1) express, stalling
    2) stoics, signalising
    3) entails, whopping
    4) defines, tidying
    5) explicates, smelling
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : entails, whopping

  2. As the pay panel had noted, counteracting the widespread perception that__________as well as promotions happen as a matter of course is key to deter ‘___________and inefficient employees’.
    1) abatement s, concerned
    2) compression, entrails
    3) condensations, lump
    4) constrictions, oblong
    5) increments, complacent
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : increments, complacent

  3. What was once celebrated as the steel frame of India is now seen as a slothful babudom, painfully_________at delivery of public services and translating political__________into action on the ground.
    1) lucrative, dullness
    2) dazzled, hebetude
    3) competent, listlessness
    4) adroit, lethargy
    5) inept, initiatives
    Answer – 5) 
    Explanation : inept, initiatives

  4. What’s needed is a smart remodelling of the entire bureaucracy, where the first step can be a career progression system__________less on seniority and more on__________bright, productive officers.
    1) absoluteness,
    2) actuality,
    3) authenticity,
    4) palpability,
    5) premised, encouraging
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : premised, encouraging

  5. Lowering the barricades against experts from academia and the private sector means more__________, bold and___________solutions.
    1) abash,alarm, inactive
    2) nimble, proactive
    3) afflict, retroactive
    4) appall, pragmatic
    5) scare, diligent
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : nimble, proactive

  6. National politics is increasingly the sum of disaggregated state verdicts and Congress’s prospects look___________in most assembly elections where an___________is strong.
    1) bleak, alternative
    2) appealing, compulsion
    3) bright,constraint
    4) dignified, retention
    5) comfortable, lucrative
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : bleak, alternative

  7. When the parties finally fast tracked the process, they adopted a__________that did not ___________the aspirations of Nepal’s Madhesis.
    1) solicitation, separate
    2) statute, incorporate
    3) appeal, divide
    4) application, drop
    5) begging, exclude
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : statute, incorporate

  8. When law’s failure to keep pace with science and global best practices becomes the_________of citizen’s suffering, its very purpose is_________.
    1) outgrowth, saved
    2) insignificant, restored
    3) jeopardy, protected
    4) outcome, preserved
    5) cause, subverted
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : cause, subverted

  9. It followed upon a medical board reporting severe___________in the foetus and its threatening implications for the___________.
    1) standard, accountant
    2) normality, administrator
    3) normalness, divider
    4) abnormalities, petitioner
    5) sameness, survivor
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : abnormalities, petitioner

  10. Centre should push for this updated legislation instead of___________a status quo__________four decades ago.
    1) contravention, gratis
    2) delinquency, gratuitous
    3) upholding, scripted
    4) dereliction, complimentary
    5) barratry, costless
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : upholding, scripted