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  1. The controversy surrounding the World Culture Festival being_________by the Art of Living (AOL) foundation on the floodplains of the Yamuna river highlights a_________failure of urban planning.
    1) disordered, tiny
    2) organised, colossal
    3) broken, small
    4) confused, teeny
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: organised, colossal

  2. From the Delhi Development Authority to the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, authorities were_________and gave permission thoughtlessly.
    1) mindful
    2) caring
    3) careful
    4) negligent
    Answer – 4)
    Explanation: negligent

  3. We saw this with the Chennai floods last December, which were_______because of_______damage to the Pallikaranai marshlands.
    1) happy , capacious
    2) content, broad
    3) exacerbated , extensive
    4) collected, boundless
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: floods, extensive

  4. In the same vein, Mumbai’s huge________fire in January that forced schools to shut down for almost a week was a disaster waiting to happen.
    1) virtuous
    2) garbage
    3) reputable
    4) upright
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: garbage

  5. Unless and until urban planning takes into account environmental_________, our cities will not only grow unliveable but also_________large-scale damage from catastrophes such as floods and earthquakes.
    1) injury, help
    2) hurt, comfort
    3) protection, suffer
    4) harm, assist,
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: protection, suffer

  6. Finance minister Arun Jaitley and his colleagues never miss an________to assure foreign investors that they are committed to providing a stable tax environment.
    1) certainty
    2) creativity
    3) opportunity
    4) misfortune
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: opportunity

  7. If the goal is to create a_______society, why should such a welfarist approach be______only to the relatively better off – do the poor not need pensions as well?
    1) engaged, unaffixed
    2) pensioned, applied
    3) pointed, appendant
    4) employed, affixed
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: pensioned, applied

  8. If individuals, who do most of the saving, are not provided a stable environment, it will have_______ consequences for the economy. Growth is bound to suffer.
    1) fortunate
    2) adverse
    3) uspicious
    4) favorable
    Answer – 2)
    Explanation: adverse

  9. NDA should desist from_______people into annuity products. If there are not many______, it is on account of their quality.
    1) pushing, takers
    2) abeyant, ontinual,
    3) dormant, permanent
    4) immobile, desperate
    Answer – 1)
    Explanation: pushing, takers

  10. It’s the aspirational sections of society who__________NDA’s voting percentages and powered its election victories.
    1) decreased
    2) succeed
    3) boosted
    4) improved
    Answer – 3)
    Explanation: boosted