Current Affairs PDF

English Questions: Sentence Fillers(Double) Set – 15

AffairsCloud YouTube Channel - Click Here

AffairsCloud APP Click Here

Hello Aspirants.
Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in Affairs Here we are creating question sample in sentence fillers, which is BASED ON SBI PO/IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams !!!

  1. It is unlikely: other national federations are under the RTI and there is no reason to believe it would be any different for the BCCI. In fact, as a complement to the structural___________, it may ___________ to the game’s interest
    1) disapprove, accessible
    2) counteract, agape
    3) revamp, redound
    4) transient, depthless
    5) continue, elegant
    Answer : 3)
    revamp – give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.
    redound – contribute greatly to (a person’s credit or honour).

  2. There is little surprise in the Law Commission of India___________ that the Board of Control for Cricket in India be brought under the ___________ of the Right to Information Act.
    1) maintain, withhold
    2) preserve, neglect
    3) fleeting, shun
    4) recommendation, purview
    5) condemnation, exclusory
    Answer : 4)
    recommendation – a suggestion or proposal as to the best course of action, especially one put forward by an authoritative body.
    purview – the scope of the influence or concerns of something.

  3. Even though a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court in 2005 held by a 3-2 majority that the BCCI could not be termed an instrumentality of the ‘State’ under Article 12 of the Constitution, ___________ developments have ensured that the public character of its functioning is widely ___________.
    1) disapproval, exclusionary
    2) remain, discriminative
    3) retain, confined
    4) subsequent, recognised
    5) anteceent, cliquish
    Answer : 4)
    subsequent – coming after something in time; following.
    recognized – identify (someone or something) from having encountered them before; know again.

  4. In recent years, especially against the ___________ of the betting scandal that hit the Indian Premier League tournament a few years ago, the view that the cricket board is functioning in an ___________ manner and not entirely in the game’s interest has gained ground.
    1) discouragement, clannish
    2) backdrop, opaque
    3) sustain, aristocratic
    4) earlier, circumscribed
    5) passable, yawning
    Answer : 2)
    backdrop – a painted cloth hung at the back of a theatre stage as part of the scenery.
    opaque – not able to be seen through; not transparent.

  5. The Supreme Court’s ___________ l ed to the constitution of the Justice R.M. Lodha Committee, which recommended ___________ reforms in the board’s structure and the rules governing its administration.
    1) intervention, sweeping
    2) former, absolute
    3) previous, peeled
    4) defense, patulous
    5) beginning, extensive
    Answer : 1)
    intervention – the action or process of intervening.
    sweeping – extending or performed in a long, continuous curve.

  6. Not surprisingly, the Centre, already under fire for ___________ with high fuel taxes despite the rise in the global prices of crude in recent months, faced fresh flak over this ___________ cut.
    1) ephemeral , expanded
    2) protection, ,aloof
    3) center, revealed
    4) persisting, cursory
    5) flight, exposed
    Answer : 4)
    persisting – continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
    cursory – hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.

  7. For the BJP-led government at the Centre, ___________ for several Assembly elections this year followed by the general election in 2019, the pressure to check pump-level fuel prices is ___________.
    1) forepart, spacious
    2) shrinking, withering
    3) resistance, visual
    4) gearing up, intensifying
    5) retreat, patent
    Answer : 4)
    gearing up – to prepare for an activity or event: Politicians are alreadygearing up for the next election.
    intensifying – become or make more intense.

  8. It is in this context that Kerala’s decision to slash the sales tax on fuel changes the ___________ of the debate as States have also been raking in easy oil ___________.
    1) limelight, navigable
    2) narrative, revenue
    3) shelter, mannerisms
    4) travel, kinesics
    5) proceed, gestures
    Answer : 2)
    narrative – a spoken or written account of connected events; a story.
    revenue – income, especially when of an organization and of a substantial nature.

  9. Industry has warned that domestic oil pricing policies are hurting the ___________ recovery, and global rating agencies are already ___________ India’s growth expectations for this calendar year, citing the oil issue.
    1) shield, gesture
    2) spearhead, vacated
    3) continue, susceptible
    4) sustenance, stripped
    5) nascent, slashing
    Answer : 5)
    nascent – (especially of a process or organization) just coming into existence and beginning to display signs of future potential.
    slashing – vigorously incisive or effective.

  10. The logic: consumers could become vulnerable if exposed to low prices and feel a greater pinch when prices went up. The obvious ___________ of that ___________ that high taxes on fuel need to be cut when prices rise again — has been ignored so far.
    1) dying, airy
    2) corollary, stance
    3) support, extended
    4) surrender, emptied
    5) vanguard, dehiscent
    Answer : 2)
    corollary – a proposition that follows from (and is often appended to) one already proved.
    stance – the way in which someone stands, especially when deliberately adopted (as in cricket, golf, and other sports); a person’s posture.