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  1. In the case of the TNPSC, the high court had noted that_________no process had preceded the appointments, including of a former district judge who had not been offered the two-year_________that is given on merit to district judges on their reaching the age of 58.
    1) tractable, compression

    2) restricted, abridgment

    3) circumscribed, curtailment
    4) absolutely , extension
    5) accountable, contraction

    Answer – 4) 
    Explanation : absolutely , extension

  2. He was_________as an administrator, presiding over the suppression of dissent by arresting and executing several_________liberals and leftists.
    1) indulgent, obscured
    2) ruthless , prominent
    3) lenient, depressed

    4) benign, inconspicuous

    5) benignant, invisible

    Answer – 2) 
    Explanation :  ruthless , prominent 

  3. To build confidence in a less-cash economy, people_________into a new way of life need clarity and_________in policy along with a visible road map to secure their confidence.
    1) tender, erraticism
    2) pitiful, incongruity
    3) compassionate,
    4) nudged , consistency
    5) clement, irregularity
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : nudged , consistency 

  4. In a situation where people are cash-strapped and the government is_________them towards _________, the uncertainty of the sort created at fuel pumps should be avoided as it could lead to a crisis of confidence.
    1) humanitarian, restraint

    2) tenderhearted, obligation

    3) softhearted, constraint
    4) nudging , alternatives
    5) condoning, compulsion

    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : nudging , alternatives

  5. The Railways, public sector _________and others have been asked to offer discounts or charge lower rates for cashless transactions; so more such spats could occur, although the Centre has promised to foot the bill for some of these_________.
    1) generous, scrape
    2) beneficent, pestle

    3) insurers , subventions

    4) liberal, disintegrate
    5) sympathetic, rasp

    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : insurers , subventions

  6. After the_________exercise began, the government had waived the service tax on the MDR surcharge from December 8 for card-based payments up to ₹2,000 and got banks to_________the MDR charges on debit cards till December 31, 2016.
    1) gracious, crumple
    2) easygoing, atomize
    3) pardoning, kibble
    4) demonetisation ,waive
    5) humane, crumble
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : demonetisation ,waive  

  7. The rise of hacking and fake news thus is,_________, a source of deep fear for liberal governments across Europe,_________on the brink of elections and facing the prospect of a Brexit-style sweep in some cases.
    1) charitable, attenuated
    2) forgiving, pulverized
    3) justifiably, poised
    4) gentle, shiverd
    5) pitying, granulated
    Answer – 3) 
    Explanation : justifiably, poised 

  8. The second concern that the hacking episode throws up is that Mr. Trump’s _________reaction of the intelligence report could send a_________signal to Russia that it could carry out more such shadow campaigns with a sense of impunity.
    1) retiring, untroubled
    2) dismissive , dangerous
    3) deferential, careful
    4) blushing, guarded
    5) obsequious, unhazardou
    Answer – 2) 
    Explanation : dismissive , dangerous

  9. There is, of course, some_________in the intelligence report given the unparalleled record of the U.S. in_________in the elections of other nations, including in almost all of South America and even in Russia, in 1996.
    1) irony , interfering
    2) consideration, eliminate
    3) deference, brighten
    4) complaisance, meliorate
    5) capitulation, extricate
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : irony , interfering 

  10. The high court could not even go into the_________of the material on the basis of which the Governor made the appointments, _________as there was no ,bar candidates’ resumes.
    1) impotence, ethereal
    2) ineffectiveness, incorporeal
    3) invalidity, intangible
    4) weakness, mental
    5) relevance , material
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : relevance , material