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English Questions: Sentence Fillers Set – 17

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  1. In Assam, where illegal migration, in fact as well as in ___________, has defined the political___________ since the 1980s, public hearings and meetings held by a Joint Parliamentary Committee over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, have inevitably taken place in a charged atmosphere.
    1) service, remonstrate
    2) relief, diverting
    3) dissolution, absorbing
    4) trivial, persuading
    5) exaggeration, landscape
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 5)
    exaggeration – a statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is.
    landscape – all the visible features of an area of land, often considered in terms of their aesthetic appeal.

  2. Parties and civil society groups have argued that the Bill provides ___________ to Hindus who have migrated from Bangladesh post-1971.
    1) exhort
    2) inconsequential
    3) disunion
    4) legitimacy
    5) furtherance
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 4)
    legitimacy – conformity to the law or to rules.

  3. Clearly, the Bill is seen by detractors to be breaking the general ___________ on the NRC forged after years of political differences and legal challenges to the Assam Accord, of which the ongoing exercise to update the register is an outcome.
    1) oblivious
    2) severance
    3) consensus
    4) cooperation
    5) derail
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 3)
    consensus – a general agreement.

  4. The National Register of Citizens, on the other hand, does not ___________ migrants on the basis of religion and regards all post-March 24, 1971 migrants, irrespective of their religion, as illegal aliens who need to be deported.
    1) honesty
    2) distinguish
    3) disdain
    4) evade
    5) truthfulness
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 2)
    distinguish – .recognize or treat (someone or something) as different.

  5. Besides, the ___________, although some of their objections stem from a native ___________, have a point.
    1) deter, detain
    2) avoid, retrospect
    3) minor, grasp
    4) detractors, chauvinism
    5) separation, reminisce
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 4)
    detractors – a person who disparages someone or something.
    chauvinism – exaggerated or aggressive patriotism.

  6. The Centre needs to apply much more thought before pushing the Bill, for its ___________ in Assam and for its larger religious assumptions.
    1) contradictions
    2) neglect
    3) overpass
    4) wholesomeness
    5) honor
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 1)
    contradictions – a combination of statements, ideas, or features which are opposed to one another.

  7. The recent thaw in relations between Pyongyang and Washington has been aided by attempts by both North and South Korea to restore normalcy on the divided peninsula, beginning with ___________ during the Winter Olympics and then a meeting between the two Korean leaders.
    1) scorn
    2) cordiality
    3) abetment
    4) assist
    5) collaboration
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 2)
    cordiality – warm and friendly.

  8. Tensions between the two countries had risen to an all-time high over the winter, and Pyongyang’s series of nuclear and___________ missile tests were met with an increasingly ___________ international sanctions regime and extremely stern diplomacy.
    1) decency, counsel
    2) against, caution
    3) comfort, disincline
    4) intercontinental, stringent
    5) blink, discount
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 4)
    intercontinental – relating to or travelling between continents.
    stringent – (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.

  9. It has also ceased further nuclear and missile tests. Whether Mr. Kim will agree to a freeze on the North’s nuclear programme is, however, still in the realm of ___________.
    1) backing
    2) boost
    3) compensation
    4) speculation
    5) facilitation
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 4)
    speculation – the forming of a theory or conjecture without firm evidence.

  10. From the standpoint of global nuclear non-proliferation, it is hard to___________ Washington’s desire to broker peace with Pyongyang with its abrogation of the multilateral pact with Tehran.
    1) reinforcement
    2) sustenance
    3) deprecate
    4) reconcile
    5) expostulate
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer : 4)
    reconcile – restore friendly relations between.

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