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  1. As Parliament_______nationalism in the aftermath of the JNU and Rohith Vemula incidents, many clashing views were aired.
    1) concord
    2) agreement
    3) debated
    4) entente
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: debated

  2. He reminded us of the historical evidence that state-condoned campaigns against “anti-nationals” lead to_______rule and erode democracy.
    1) individualistic
    2) liberal
    3) democratic
    4) authoritarian
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: authoritarian

  3. Tagore not only composed the Indian national anthem, but also Bangladesh’s and_______ Sri Lanka’s composition.
    1) inspired
    2) discourage
    3) dissuade
    4) exhort
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation:  inspired

  4. Battle lines are drawn at the opening of Parliament’s budget session, with clashes breaking out principally on the government’s_______of university students, from Rohith Vemula’s suicide to the JNU sedition cases.
    1) slowing
    2) handling
    3) halting
    4) hindering
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: handling

  5. When din drowns out work in Parliament people sometimes look_______towards China, whose economy is now five times that of India’s.
    1) dispassionate
    2) disinterested
    3) uncaring
    4) wistfully
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: uncaring

  6. Things have gone downhill since the last UPA government which BJP opposed at every step, coming up with slogans such as “not allowing Parliament to_______is also a form of democracy”.
    1) glitch
    2) malfunction
    3) function
    4) idle
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: function

  7. Change is desperately needed and it should be vigorously_______by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.
    1) unimportance
    2) background
    3) rear
    4)  spearheaded
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: spearheaded

  8. The government also needs to choose wisely the political battles it will fight, instead of _______its capital.
    1) creating
    2) redeeming
    3) wasting
    4) ugly
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: wasting

  9. It has let the ball drop, for example, on the critical land_______issue – when job creation will be hit if industries cannot acquire land.
    1) need
    2) lack
    3) acquisition
    4) dearth
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: acquisition

  10. The two are now looking to team up in Bengal – with one opinion poll________that if this were to happen, BJP wouldn’t even be able to open its account in coming assembly elections.
    1) hiding
    2) predicting
    3) assuming
    4) consenting
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: predicting