Placement Written test paper for MNC || English questions and answers Part –6

Ques 151 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Rati just chimes . . . . the opinion of her husband and seems to have no mind of her own.
Option 1 : From Option 2 : With Option 3 : In with Option 4 : On about Option 5 : Up with

Ques 152 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Most children remain . . . . school . . . the ages of seven and eight.
Option 1 : In/in Option 2 : At/between Option 3 : Inside/of Option 4 : Under/beyond Option 5 : Beyond/under

Ques 153 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
When Shankar remembered his wife long dead he was moved . . . . tears.
Option 1 : For Option 2 : With Option 3 : To Option 4 : Through Option 5 : Off

Ques 154 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The protracted illness has reduced him . . . . skeleton.
Option 1 : Till Option 2 : Round Option 3 : Through Option 4 : To Option 5 : From

Ques 155 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Social psychology studies . . . . the behaviour of human groups organised or unorganised.
Option 1 : With Option 2 : Of Option 3 : In Option 4 : About Option 5 : None of these

Ques 156 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Because she had a reputation for . . . . we were surprised and pleased when she greeted us so . . . ..
Option 1 : insolence . . . .irately Option 2 : insouciance . . . .cordially Option 3 : graciousness . . . .amiably Option 4 : arrogance . . . .disdainfully Option 5 : querulousness . . . .affably

Ques 157 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Raghav is not attracted by the . . . . life of the . . . . , always wandering through the country-side, begging for charity.
Option 1 : proud . . . . almsgiver Option 2 : noble . . . . philanthropist Option 3 : affluent . . . . mendicant Option 4 : natural . . . . philosopher Option 5 : peripatetic ……………vagabond

Ques 158 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Legislation was passed to punish brokers who . . . . their clients funds.
Option 1 : Devastate Option 2 : Devour Option 3 : Embezzle Option 4 : Defalcate Option 5 : Dawdled

Ques 159 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Now that he was prosperous and affluent, he gladly contributed funds to assist the . . . . and the disabled.
Option 1 : Begging Option 2 : Impecunious Option 3 : Penitent Option 4 : Impervious Option 5 : Impetuous

Ques 160 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
To the dismay of the student body, the class president was . . . . berated by the principal at a school assembly.
Option 1 : ignominiously Option 2 : privately Option 3 : magnanimously Option 4 : fortuitously Option 5 : inconspicuously

Ques 161 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The result does not . . . . my original conception of the master.
Option 1 : Accord with Option 2 : Reconcile with Option 3 : Reconcile to Option 4 : Correspond with Option 5 : Correspond to

Ques 162 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Patriotism, like so many other objects of this imperfect world, is a . . . . web of good and evil.
Option 1 : Complicated Option 2 : Intricate Option 3 : Entrapped Option 4 : Entangled Option 5 : Tangled

Ques 163 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The consequences of the growing materialism of the modern age will be . . . .
Option 1 : Destructive Option 2 : Revolting Option 3 : Disastrous Option 4 : Unfailing Option 5 : Compounded

Ques 164 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
We were amazed that a man who had been heretofore the most . . . . . of public speakers could, in a single speech, electrify an audience and bring them cheering to their feet.
Option 1 : enthralling Option 2 : accomplished Option 3 : pedestrian Option 4 : auspicious Option 5 : masterful

Ques 165 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
New concerns about growing religious tension in northern India were . . . . this week after at least fifty people were killed and hundreds were injured or arrested in rioting between Hindus and Muslims.
Option 1 : lessened Option 2 : invalidated Option 3 : restrained Option 4 : dispersed Option 5 : fueled

Ques 166 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
In a revolutionary development in technology, several manufacturers now make biodegradable forms of plastic; some plastic six-pack rings, for example, gradually . . . . when exposed to sunlight.
Option 1 : harden Option 2 : stagnate Option 3 : inflate Option 4 : propagate Option 5 : decompose

Ques 167 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Unlike other examples of . . . . verse, Milton’s Lycidas does more than merely mourn the death of Edward King; it also denounces corruption in the Church in which King was ordained.
Option 1 : satiric Option 2 : elegiac Option 3 : free Option 4 : humorous Option 5 : didactic

Ques 168 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
In Japanese art, profound emotion is frequently couched in images of nature, observed with . . . . conditioned by life in a land of dramatic seasonal change, where perils of earthquake and typhoon make nature’s bounty . . . . and its processes awesome and beautiful.
Option 1 : an intimacy. . . . precarious Option 2 : a fidelity . . . . munificent Option 3 : a skill . . . . excessive Option 4 : an indifference . . . . chancy Option 5 : a senstivity . . . . distinctive

Ques 169 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Because it arrives so early in the season, before many other birds, the robin has been called the . . . . of spring.
Option 1 : hostage Option 2 : autocrat Option 3 : compass Option 4 : newcomer Option 5 : harbinger

Ques 170 : Select the correct option that fills the blank(s) to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
In place of the more general debate about abstract principles of government that most delegates probably expected, the Constitutional Convention put . . . . proposals on the table.
Option 1 : theoretical Option 2 : vague Option 3 : concrete Option 4 : tentative Option 5 : redundant

Ques 171 : In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.
It is easy to excuse
P: but it is hard
Q: in a boy of fourteen
R: the mischief of early childhood
S: to tolerate even unavoidable faults
Option 1 : RPQS Option 2 : QRSP Option 3 : QRPS Option 4 : RPSQ

Ques 172 : In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.
I saw that
P: but seeing my host in this mood
Q: I deemed it proper to take leave
R: as I had frequently done before
S: it had been my intention to pass the night there
Option 1 : QPSR Option 2 : QRPS Option 3 : SPQR Option 4 : SRPQ

Ques 173 : In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.
People
P: at his dispensary
Q: went to him
R: of all professions
S: for medicine and treatment
Option 1 : QPRS Option 2 : RPQS Option 3 : RQSP Option 4 : QRPS

Ques 174 : In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.
He told us that
P: and enjoyed it immensely
Q:in a prose translation
R: he had read Milton
S: which he had borrowed from his teacher
Option 1 : RSQP Option 2 : QRPS Option 3 : RQSP Option 4 : RQPS

Ques 175 : In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.
We have to
P: as we see it
Q: speak the truth
R: there is falsehood and darkness
S: even if all around us
Option 1 : RQSP Option 2 : QRPS Option 3 : RSQP Option 4 : QPSR

Ques 176 : In the question, there is a sentence of which some parts have been jumbled up. Re-arrange these parts which are labelled P, Q, R and S to produce the correct sentence. Choose the proper sequence.
It was
P: in keeping with my mood
Q: a soft summer evening
R: as I walked sedately
S: in the direction of the new house
Option 1 : SRPQ Option 2 : QRPS Option 3 : QPRS Option 4 : SQPR

Ques 177 : In the question each passage consists of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentences are given in the beginning. The middle four sentences have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q, R and S. Select the proper order for the four sentences.
S1: Metals are today being replaced by polymers in many applications.
S6: Many Indian Institutes of Science and Technology run special programmes on polymer science.
P: Above all, they are cheaper and easier to process, making them a viable alternative to metals.
Q: Polymers are essentially long chains of hydrocarbon molecules.
R: Today polymers are as strong as metals.
S: These have replaced the traditional chromium-plated metallic bumpers in cars.
Option 1 : QRSP Option 2 : RSQP Option 3 : RQSP Option 4 : QRPS

Ques 178 : In the question each passage consists of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentences are given in the beginning. The middle four sentences have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q, R and S. Select the proper order for the four sentences.
S1: The cooperative system of doing business is a good way of encouraging ordinary workers to work hard.
S6: The main object is to maintain the interest of every member of the society and to ensure that the members participate actively in the projects of the society.
P: If the society is to be well run, it is necessary to prevent insincere officials being elected to the committee which is solely responsible for the running of the business.
Q: They get this from experienced and professional workers who are not only familiar with the cooperative system, but also with efficient methods of doing business.
R: To a large extent, many cooperative societies need advice and guidance.
S: The capital necessary to start a business venture is obtained by the workers’ contributions.
Option 1 : SQPR Option 2 : PQSR Option 3 : SRQP Option 4 : PSRQ

Ques 179 : In the question each passage consists of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentences are given in the beginning. The middle four sentences have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q, R and S. Select the proper order for the four sentences.
S1: American private lives may seem shallow.
S6: This would not happen in China, he said.
P: Students would walk away with books they had not paid for.
Q: A Chinese journalist commented on a curious institution: the library.
R: Their public morality, however, impressed visitors.
S: But in general they returned them.
Option 1 : PSQR Option 2 : QPSR Option 3 : RQPS Option 4 : RPSQ

Ques 180 : In the question each passage consists of six sentences. The first and the sixth sentences are given in the beginning. The middle four sentences have been removed and jumbled up. These are labelled P, Q, R and S. Select the proper order for the four sentences.
S1: On vacation in Tangier, Morocco, my friend and I sat down at a street cafe.
S6: Finally a man walked over to me and whispered, “Hey buddy …. this guy’s your waiter and he wants your order.”
P: At one point, he bent over with a big smile, showing me a single gold tooth and a dingy face.
Q: Soon I felt the presence of someone standing alongside me.
R: But this one wouldn’t budge.
S: We had been cautioned about beggars and were told to ignore them.
Option 1 : SQRP Option 2 : SQPR Option 3 : QSRP Option 4 : QSPR

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