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Directions (1-15): Choose the correct option.
Q1. Pretending not to notice the toys in the shop, Aryan the small boy, acted in a __________ manner.
(a) doleful
(b) nonchalant
(c) convincing
(d) ordinary

Q2. Mr. Sharma, the critic was __________ enough to praise an author he detested.
(a) magnanimous
(b) loquacious
(c) parsimonious
(d) surreptitious
Q3. In relation to the interrelationships among a number of the Indo-Pakistani stalwarts treated in this compilation there is surely a certain amount of __________ in some of the essays presented here.
(a) overlap
(b) indulgences
(c) exaggerating
(d) objectivity
Q4. Being an advocate of consumer rights, Sharad has spent much of his career trying to __________ the fraudulent claims of the businessmen of his hometown Patna.
(a) reprove
(b) debunk
(c) immortalize
(d) import
Q5. The report was __________ since the information on which it was based was erroneous, but it was brilliantly presented.
(a) intelligent
(b) wonderful
(c) worthless
(d) verbose
Q6. The football team was once __________ by injuries; of 11 members, only 5 were fit to play.
(a) decimated
(b) isolated
(c) boycotted
(d) heckled
Q7. Displeased with the __________ of the novel, the writer abandoned the idea of a film to be made on his writings.
(a) adaptation
(b) transfer
(c) transfusion
(d) resurgence
Q8. Because of his indecisive nature, Mr. Bhushan has a reputation for __________.
(a) impartiality
(b) tenacity
(c) prevarication
(d) vacillation
Q9. Vinay is much too __________ in his writings: he writes a paragraph when a sentence should suffice.
(a) benevolent
(b) skilled
(c) verbose
(d) lucid
Q10. With one __________ motion, Rakesh disarmed his assailant.
(a) swift
(b) ponderous
(c) superficial
(d) boisterous
Q11. The patient put up with the pain __________, neither wincing, nor whimpering when the surgeon made an incision to drain the pus of his abscess.
(a) surprisingly
(b) miserably
(c) logically
(d) stoically
Q12. The goodwill of its clients is a genuine __________ asset for any business.
(a) redolent
(b) dismissive
(c) intangible
(d) vigilant

Q13. __________ by her children, Radha Devi ultimately agreed to sell the house.
(a) Decimated
(b) Importuned
(c) Interpolated
(d) Designated
Q14. Guilliano Benetton __________ a small neighborhood business into a worldwide chain of stores.
(a) renovated
(b) infused
(c) parlayed
(d) blessed
Q15. A satirical poem is often venom-filled, __________ with scorn.
(a) contained
(b) filled up
(c) dripping
(d) sardonic
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