English Quiz (fill in the blank ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016

DIRECTIONS(Q.1-10) In the following questions, sentences are given with blank to the filled in with prepositions. Four alternative sets are suggested, for each question. Choose the correct preposition or set of prepositions as demanded by the question.

Q1. The medium and long term goals will continue this process to ________________ the pace of demographic transition and achieve population stabilization by 2045.
(a) Advance 
(b) Expend 
(c) Accelerate 
(d) Diverse 

Q2. The functions of Parliament are not only ________________ in nature, but considerable in volume.
(a) Differently 
(b) Varied 
(c) Variable 
(d) Magnitude 

Q3. Plantation crops ________________ a large group of crops.
(a) Declare 
(b) Substitute 
(c) Make 
(d) Constitute 

Q4. ________________, translation training courses of 3 months were being conducted at the Headquarters in New Delhi.
(a) Surprisingly 
(b) Suddenly 
(c) Somehow 
(d) Initially 

Q5. India is the largest ________________ of mango, banana, cheeku and acid lime 
(a) Discoverer 
(b) Manufacturer 
(c) Executor 
(d) Exporter 

Q6. Increases in sales by several hundred percent are not ________________
(a) Unusual 
(b) Incredible 
(c) Outstanding 
(d) Astonishing 

Q7. Reduction in excise duties was a key ________________ of the fiscal stimulus package announced in the wake of the global financial and economic crisis and its impact on the economy. 
(a) Inherent 
(b) Basic 
(c) Fundamental 
(d) Component 

Q8. Among manufactured exports, engineering goods, gems and jewellery, and chemicals and related products registered high growth, while textiles export growth was ________________. 
(a) Moderate 
(b) Reserved 
(c) Extreme 
(d) Excessive 

Q9. In last year’s economic survey, the weaknesses ________________ to availability and quality of services data ware highlighted.
(a) Beside 
(b) Nearly 
(c) Related 
(d) Approximate 

Q10. There was no structural ________________ in passenger fares and freight tariff during 2011-12. 
(a) Management 
(b) Change 
(c) Advancement 
(d) Differences 

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