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.
Q2. Mr. Sharma, the critic was __________ enough to praise an author he detested.
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.
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.
Q5. The report was __________ since the information on which it was based was erroneous, but it was brilliantly presented.
Q6. The football team was once __________ by injuries; of 11 members, only 5 were fit to play.
Q7. Displeased with the __________ of the novel, the writer abandoned the idea of a film to be made on his writings.
Q8. Because of his indecisive nature, Mr. Bhushan has a reputation for __________.
Q9. Vinay is much too __________ in his writings: he writes a paragraph when a sentence should suffice.
Q10. With one __________ motion, Rakesh disarmed his assailant.
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.
Q12. The goodwill of its clients is a genuine __________ asset for any business.
Q13. __________ by her children, Radha Devi ultimately agreed to sell the house.
Q14. Guilliano Benetton __________ a small neighborhood business into a worldwide chain of stores.
Q15. A satirical poem is often venom-filled, __________ with scorn.
(b) filled up