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  1. BRI is a reasonably big deal in the region and being looked at as an____________which can recharge economic____________.
    1) indifference, susceptibility
    2) clearance, probability
    3) vulnerability, virulence
    4) initiative, momentum
    5) lethargy, blessing

    Answer – 4)

    Explanation: initiative, momentum
    initiative – the ability to assess and initiate things independently.
    momentum – the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity.

  2. We cannot____________that we are a pro-connectivity country while continuing to create____________in trade talks.
    1) frailty, assistance
    2) foible, advantage
    3) originality, punch
    4) dynamism, energy
    5) claim, obstacles
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: claim, obstacles
    claim – state or assert that something is the case, typically without providing evidence or proof.
    obstacles – a thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress.

  3. Realising i had no idea what anti-malware is, here i am, with a Bengali____________about how Kolkata has been____________over the years by the malware community.
    1) ranting, destroyed
    2) leadership, moxie
    3) ambition, drive
    4) armor, survive
    5) attribution, beef

    Answer – 1)

    Explanation: ranting, destroyed
    ranting – a long, angry, and impassioned speech.
    destroyed – end the existence of (something) by damaging or attacking it. 

  4. A glance at them justifies the____________the city has earned for being the home to stylish and well groomed people; the____________gets more obvious to those coming from the South.
    1) impeachment, imputation
    2) steam, vigor
    3) distinction, peculiarity
    4) insinuation, treason
    5) resourcefulness, spunk
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: distinction, peculiarity
    distinction – a difference or contrast between similar things or people.
    peculiarity – a strange or unusual feature or habit.

  5. Since they were out of sight for so many years, I____________thought the profession had slipped into oblivion with many other____________professions, never to rise again.
    1) ingenuously, fading
    2) enterprise, enthusiasm
    3) complaint, incredulity
    4) citation, prospering
    5) rumble, flourish
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: ingenuously, fading
    ingenuously – Ingenuous means innocent, artless, simple.
    fading – gradually grow faint and disappear.

  6. Although it was my maiden trip to the capital city, I felt confident and secure when I____________out to____________the place and its people, with an air of familiarity.
    1) astonishment, uncertainty
    2) censure, consternation
    3) squawk, stink
    4) gumption, inventiveness
    5) ventured, discover
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: ventured, discover
    ventured – undertake a risky or daring journey or course of action.
    discover – find unexpectedly or during a search.

  7. In that____________, the Centre’s____________that it will come up with a new law if the apex court strikes down triple talaq as unconstitutional doesn’t add up.
    1) indictment, perplexity
    2) denunciation, fascination
    3) context, proclamation
    4) recrimination, roar
    5) prosperous, roaring
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: context, proclamation
    context – the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood.
    proclamation – a public or official announcement dealing with a matter of great importance.

  8. If____________RBI with a formal goal of targeting inflation was a landmark, reviving the debate on the related issue of fiscal____________is no less important.
    1) mandating, profligacy
    2) arraignment, curiosity
    3) flourishing, palmy
    4) thrive, expand
    5) marveling, skepticism
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: mandating, profligacy
    mandating – give (someone) authority to act in a certain way.
    profligacy –  reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources.

  9. Even if it was partially caused by special borrowing to deal with a struggling power sector, the____________in terms of repayment____________will squeeze future budgets.
    1) bewilderment, sedition
    2) wonderment, treachery
    3) puzzlement, reverence
    4) turn, brandish
    5) fallout, obligations
    Answer – 5)
    Explanation: fallout, obligations
    fallout – radioactive particles that are carried into the atmosphere after a nuclear explosion and gradually fall back as dust or in precipitation.
    obligations –  an act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.

  10. India needs a more robust institutional architecture to____________periodic bouts of loose fiscal policies and____________deficits at both Centre and states.
    1) prevent, ballooning
    2) stupefaction, stupor
    3) perturbation, shrivel
    4) wondering, shrinking
    5) suspicion, deflate
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: prevent, ballooning
    prevent – keep (something) from happening.
    ballooning – the sport or pastime of flying in a balloon.