Directions (1-15): In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate and suitable word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four alternatives.
Q1. Though impulsive in her personal life, Edna was __________ in her work, producing several pages of complicated rhyme in a day.
Q2. It is very difficult for him to give up smoking as he is an __________ smoker.
Q3. At the time of his ____________to the Mughal throne, Akbar’s empire encompassed Kabul, Kandahar, Delhi and parts of Punjab.
Q4. In Homer’s work, Achilles is the Paragon of bravery; Odysseus __________ the shrewd man.
Q5. The boy was __________ of cheating in the examination.
Q6. I have no __________ motive in offering this advice.
Q7. Buy her some flowers, or ________ that, just send her a card.
(c) to fail in that
Q8. By the government’s __________ some relief from raging price rise can happen anytime in the next six months.
Q9. Government initiatives and participation of many industrial houses in __________ loans to the villagers have led to the betterment of the farmers.
Q10. The organization __________ to popularize Indian classical music among the youth which has lost touch with its cultural roots.
Q11. Hema quickly __________ the career ladder and is now the youngest managing director, the company has ever appointed.
Q12. For such a __________ task, there should be some special task force.
Q13. His __________ attitude is the root cause of most of his problems.
Q14. Though the country has __________ free medical service for the poor, it is inadequate.
Q15. Public announcements of __________ by the Government is considered as breaches of code of conduct during the pre-election period.