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  1. The American security establishment suffers from the_________ that it will be able to control every new military technology it develops; the reality is that other nations_________ catch up and eventually terrorists will acquire it too.
    1) amity, doubtfully
    2) similarity, questionably
    3) certainty, rituality
    4) delusion, inevitably
    5) actuality, uncertainty
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : delusion, inevitably

  2. The public would have benefited from knowing what the_______of the people have to say on the drought situation as it has________in their areas.
    1) uncharacteristic, undetailed
    2) different, uncomplicated
    3) atypical, sparing
    4) representatives, unfolded
    5) orientation, folded
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : representatives, unfolded

  3. Better sanitation and__________infection control measures in health-care settings will also drastically cut the spread of drug-resistant strains.
    1) timid
    2) inadequate
    3) inefficacious
    4) trenchant
    5) ineffective
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : trenchant – effective, प्रभावी

  4. The Finance Minister has stayed away from_______populism such as raising the income tax exemption limit.
    1) restricted
    2) classified
    3) overt
    4) furtive
    5) Hidden
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : overt – open, खुल्लमखुल्ला

  5. Our Supreme Court has recognised __________ of powers as part of the basic structure of the Constitution, and can therefore strike down even amendments to the Constitution that________ upon this principle.
    1) intimacy, discharge
    2) togetherness,contravene
    3) frigidity,observe
    4) familiarity,obtrude
    5) separation,infringe
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation : separation,infringe

  6. In the last decade, much was written about the_______ use of images, the dangers of digitally manipulating pictures, and mindless cropping that ________ the context of the image.
    1) moralistic,remains
    2) ethical, alters
    3) immoral, changes
    4) improper, holds
    5) unethical, impels
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : ethical, alters

  7. Clarity on all these points is important to assess the possibility of doubling the income of farmers as________by the PM.
    1) envisioned
    2) doubt
    3) problem
    4) proposed
    5) opaque
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : envisioned – visualised, विचारना

  8. There are often complaints of_______interests of commission agents (arhatiyas) and other middle-men driving a wedge between the farmers and the traders (who are the buyers of the crops).
    1) authority
    2) rigid
    3) vested
    4) selfish
    5) Mean
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : vested – unconditional, निस्वार्थ

  9. What can ensure that you achieve a mature outlook to life is — a_________to learn from your experiences, having the_________to change and adapt, and the large-heartedness to respect the differences and viewpoints of others.
    1) coincide, resistance
    2) willingness , flexibility
    3) unwillingness, constraint
    4) involuntariness, inelasticity
    5) coadjute, inflexibility
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : willingness , flexibility

  10. drawing from the power and resources within yourself, maturity is the art of being_______for your actions, being sensitive and________towards others and having the ability to change and adapt to circumstances.
    1) acceptable, consistent
    2) responsible , considerate
    3) honest, practical
    4) reasonable , insecure
    5) regular, avoided
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : responsible , considerate