Elitmus Previous Paper Sentence Completion Based on vocabulary -1

Elitmus Previous Paper Sentence Completion Based on vocabulary -1

Set 1

Q1. On the other hand, some writers have expressed ………. that a few
publishing houses refuse to publish women writers whose works are, as
they are described, “not bold enough”, that is they are not sensational
enough to ………. the market.

(a) concern, stimulate

(b) disquiet, titillate

(c) anxiety, manoeuvre

(d) apprehension, excite

Q2. This is about ……………………… a sociological analysis can penetrate.

(a) as far as

(b) the outer limits that

(c) just how far into the subjects

(d) just the relative distance that

Q3. Simple arithmetic tells us that there is more ……………………… than …………………

(a) imitation, innovation

(b) improvisation, improvement

(c) impracticality, knowledge

(d) improbability, probability

Q4. Football evokes a ……… response in India compared to cricket, that almost ……….the nation.

(a) tepid, boiling

(b) lukewarm, electrifies

(c) turbid, fascinating

(d) apocryphal, genuinely fascinates

Q5.
It will take some time for many South Koreans to ……………………… the
conflicting image of North Korea, let alone to………….what to make of their
northern cousins.

(a) reconcile, decide

(b) understand, clarify

(c) make out, decide

(d) reconcile, understand

Q6.
……………. about prolonged power cuts in urban areas, the authorities have
decided to ……………….. over to more reliable and eco-friendly systems to
run its pumps.

(a) worried, shift

(b) frantic, move

(c) troubled, jump

(d) concerned, switch

Q7.
But …………we are now regularly written not just for tools but
well-established practices, organisations and institutions not all of
which seem to be ………… away.

(a) reports, withering

(b) stories, trading

(c) books, dying

(d) obituaries, fading

Q8.
From the time she had put her hair up, every man she had met had
groveled before her and she had acquired a mental attitude toward the
other sex which was a blend of …………… and ………….

(a) admiration, tolerance

(b) indifference, contempt

(c) impertinence, temperance

(d) arrogance, fidelity

Q9.
Despite a growing ……….. that a lot needs to be done to help those
without clean water, a …… says that more than 34 million people die
every year of water borne diseases.

(a) interest, reason

(b) recognition, report

(c) fantasy, review

(d) authority, legend

Q10. Learning is more efficient when it is ………….It is less efficient when it is ………………

(a) fast, slow

(b) rapid, turtle-show

(c) tedious, like a joy ride

(d) fun, drudgery

Answers-
1. disquiet, titillate
2. as far as
3. imitation, innovation
4. lukewarm, electrifies
5. reconcile, decide
6. concerned, switch
7. obituaries, fading
8. indifference, contempt
9. recognition, report
10. fun, drudgery