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

  1. This might have been because, again_________, no Indian captain has been a hero to his vice-captain, and_________two power centres in the team have_________problems.
    1) occasionally, abstain, created
    2) traditionally, sometimes , caused
    3) genuinely, many times, made
    4) previously, any times, scred
    5) commonly, rared, get by
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation :  traditionally, sometimes , caused

  2. Both these captains have enjoyed the authority to_________their deputies to handle things in their_________, although neither has_________to use that authority.
    1) laid, presence , suffered
    2) stamped, novice, survived
    3) noticed, flee, sincere
    4) nominate , absence, needed
    5) attempted, abscond, wasted
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation : nominate , absence, needed

  3. After the_________of the jallikattu protest, which I sometimes think might well just have been years of pent-up_________getting an airing, they are now_________for a Chief Minister.
    1) excitement ,dissent, battling
    2) destitute, devoid, hack
    3) godforsaken, ratification, tussle
    4) unfurnished, endorsement, authorization
    5) uninhabited, concurrence, sanction
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : excitement ,dissent, battling 

  4. As this goes to press, the tussle between wannabe Sasikala’s proxies and the _________OPS is still playing out in a riveting_________see-saw battle that puts to shame anything Kollywood might_________.
    1) unoccupied, vacant, create
    2) shrewd,  suddenly, produce
    3) depleted, desert, encounter
    4) deserted, desolate, wrestle
    5) hollow, lacking,  tangle
    Answer – 2) 
    Explanation : shrewd, suddenly, produce

  5. Released from the criminal_________sword that used to hang_________over their heads, everyone here suddenly has an opinion on politics and is not_________to voice it.
    1) defamation , menacingly, afraid
    2) abandoned, bare, feeble
    3) evacuated, exhausted, struggle
    4) vacuous, void, coward
    5) barren, deflated, confront
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation : defamation , menacingly, afraid 

  6. As you can see, between_________during the anthem and_________during the newsreel, cinema-going has become a rather_________experience these days.
    1) reputing, straight, stark
    2) standing , squirming, fraught
    3) spending, vertical, despoiled
    4) character,  reputation, vacated
    5) erecting, status, forsaken
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : standing , squirming, fraught 

  7. It is a reminder of sibling love that turned bitter and ultimately led to the_________fall of the House of Arcot,_________the way for the East India Company to establish itself firmly in the_________and change the course of Indian history.
    1) unexciting, take away, exonerate
    2) dramatic , paving, saddle
    3) comedic, undramatic,
    4) normal, lose, applaud
    5) ordinary, finish, exalt
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation : dramatic , paving, saddle 

  8. If the captain is_________, in-your-face,_________, team balance is best served by having a vice-captain who is_________and controlled.
    1) obsessive, helping, expected
    2) observed, rude, mixed
    3) aggressive, belligerent, composed
    4) possessive, cooperative, exerted
    5) sympathy, rough, separated
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : aggressive, belligerent, composed

  9. The decision to name Stokes, the_________, confrontational allrounder as vice-captain to the increasingly_________and fun-loving_________should serve English cricket well.
    1) fighting, friendly, abide
    2) arguing, mean, shallow
    3) combative, amiable, Root
    4) agreeable, peaceful, rude
    5) compromising, gloomy, taste
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation : combative, amiable, Root 

  10. He then went on to point out headlines that had only a_________word or words within_________commas and an equal number of headlines that were statements of political leaders and were entirely within_________ marks.
    1) analyzing, calm, dullness, citation
    2) equalizing, quiescence, excerpt
    3) clarifying, torpidity, reference
    4) defining, inverted ,quotation
    5) verifying, stasis, extract
    Answer – 4) 
    Explanation : defining, inverted ,quotation