Directions (1-5): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q1. One who is unable to pay his debt.
Q2. A Person kept as a prisoner.
Q3. A Person pretending to be he is not.
Q4. One who speaks too much about himself.
Q5. One who loves and collects books.
Directions (6-9): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q6. Handwriting that cannot be read
Q7. Animals that can live on land and in water
Q8. Easily duped or fooled
Q9. Fear of water
Directions (10-15): In the following questions a blank has been given, out of the given optionsChoose the correct option.
Q10. As the rate of life expectancy has increased due to tremendous progress in medical science, the over-population problem has __________.
Q11. The story of the novel, The Deranged, is very __________. It shows how a man cut off from the world for a long time becomes a mad man.
Q12. Although Agatha is arguably as good a mystery writer as Grundy, she is clearly far less __________ than Grundy, having written only six books in comparison to Grundy’s sixty.
Q13. A golden rule which should always be followed by an investor is that: never invest on sentiment or on a tip; look for stocks with promising __________ potential for growth.
Q14. At the world’s finest educational institutes, only students with the __________ to succeed are selected.
Q15. Jamshedji Tata, the founder of the Tata Group in India, knew that only dedication and __________ could ensure that the customer gets the very best.
Sol. insolvent-unable to pay debts owed.
Sol. captive-a person who has been taken prisoner or an animal that has been confined.
Sol. imposter- a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others, especially for fraudulent gain.
Sol. egotist-a person who is excessively conceited or absorbed in themselves; self-seeker.
Sol. bibliophile- a person who collects or has a great love of books.
Sol. illegible-not clear enough to be read.
Sol. Amphibian-an animal (such as a frog or toad) that can live both on land and in water
Sol. Gullible-easily persuaded to believe something; credulous.
Sol. Hydrophobia-extreme or irrational fear of water, especially as a symptom of rabies in humans.
Sol. aggravated -(of an offence) made more serious by attendant circumstances.
Sol. absorbing -intensely interesting; engrossing.
Sol. prolific-producing a large amount of something
Sol. long-term- fits in the context of the sentence correctly.
Sol. Drive- – fits in the context of the sentence correctly.
Sol. Commitment- fits in the context of the sentence correctly.
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