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Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in Fill in the Blanks, which is common for all the IBPS,SBI,RRB,LIC,SSC CGL,LDC exam and other competitive exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in bank exams !!!

A..(1)..modernity has..(2)..the belief that technology can bring about the liberation of human beings. Therefore, it is not surprising that the post-colonial history of colonised nations is also largely a history of this unrealisable fantasy. Digital India is the latest..(3)… The..(4)..is that what goes missing in the search of a “technological fix” is human beings themselves. What should worry us is not the digital divide, but the fundamental divide between a rapidly growing technological capability and a..(5)..growth in eliminating human..(6)…
Mr. Modi’s Digital India speech at Silicon Valley showed his remarkable continuity with the policies of post-independence governments, which..(7)..ignored the fundamental bases of development, health and education, leading to..(8)..failures in eliminating deprivation. Is it of any surprise that in 2011, 50 per cent of rural India was illiterate or..(9)..semiliterate? Or that dengue overwhelms New Delhi now? All this is the result of an impoverished understanding of development as merely economic growth and progress in science and technology, rather than ensuring basic human capacities and dignity. Hence, we are in a..(10)..in which 71 per cent of rural India owns mobile phones while 75 per cent of it lives on Rs. 33 per day.

  1. A. inarticulate
    B. glib
    C. quiet
    D. uncommunicative
    B. glib
    superficial,not deep,सतही

  2. A. declined
    B. constrained
    C. perpetrated
    D. abstained
    C. perpetrated
    treyt – perform,करना

  3. A. rebuff
    B. repulse
    C. repulse
    D. enchantment
    D. enchantment
    fascination,सम्मोहन

  4. A. irony
    B. consideration
    C. deference
    D. frustration
    A. irony
    Satire,विडम्बना

  5. A. diligent
    B. zealous
    C. snail-like
    D. enthusiastic
    C. snail-like
    slow,धीमा

  6. A. forbearance
    B. deprivation
    C. endowment
    D. offering
    B. deprivation
    needsअभाव

  7. A. grievously
    B. pleasant
    C. harmless
    D. churlish
    A. grievously
    painfully,कष्टदायक

  8. A. diminutive
    B. minikin
    C. infinitesimal
    D. colossal
    D. colossal
    big,बड़ा

  9. A. semiliterate
    B. uneducated
    C. literate
    D. instructed
    A. semiliterate

  10. A. portent
    B. thaumaturgy
    C. conjuncture
    D. wonder
    C. conjuncture
    combination of events,सयोंग