Sentence completion vocabulary 1

Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate words or words from among the options given below.
1. Their achievement in the field of literature is described as ……………; sometimes it  is even called……………
(a) magnificent, irresponsible
(b) insignificant, influential
(c) significant, paltry
(d) unimportant, trivial
2.

3. This
simplified………………to the decision-making process is a must read for
anyone………………important real state, personal,or professional decisions.
(a) primer, maximizing
(b) tract, enacting
(c) introduction, under
(d) guide, facing
4.

5. Internet is a medium where users have nearly……………choices and ……………constrains about where to go and what to do.
(a) unbalanced, nonexistent
(b) embarrassing, no
(c) unlimited, minimal
(d) choking, shocking
6. The
best punctuation is that of which the reader is least conscious, for
when punctuation, or lack of it,……………itself, it is usually because it
…………….
(a) obtrudes, offends
(b) enjoins, fails
(c) conceals, recedes
(d) effaces, counts
7. The argument that the need for a looser fiscal policy to …………… demand outweighs the need to …………… budget deficits is persuasive.
(a) assess, minimize
(b) outstrip, eliminate
(c) stimulate, control
(d) restrain, conceal
8. The
Athenians on the whole were peaceful and prosperous, they had ………… to
sit at home and think about the universe and dispute with Socrates, or
to travel abroad and ………… the world.
(a) leisure, explore
(b) time, ignore
(c) ability, suffer
(d) temerity, understand
9.

10 The
Darwin, who…………… is the most remarkable for the way in which
he………………the attributes of the world class thinker and head of the
household
(a) comes, figures
(b) arises, adds
(c) emerges, combines
(d) appeared, combine
Answer
01. [D] unimportant, trivial 02. [B] indifference, contempt
03. [D] Guide, facing 04. [B] ways, damaged
05. [C] unlimited, minimal 06. [A] obtrudes, offends
07. [C] stimulate, control 08. [A] leisure, explore
09. [D] obituaries, fading 10. [C] emerges, combines
SET 2
Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate words or words from among the options given below.
1. Since her face was free of …………… there was no way to …………… if she appreciated what had happened.
(a) make-up, realize
(b) expression, ascertain
(c) emotion, diagnose
(d) scars, understand
2. In this context, the ………… of the British labor movement is particularly……………….
(a) affair, weird
(b) activity, moving
(c) experience, significant
(d) atmosphere, gloomy
3.

4. Though one eye is kept on the ……………the company now also promotes ……………… contemporary art.
(a) present, experimental
(b) future, popular
(c) present, popular
(d) market, popular
5.

6. In
these bleak and depressing times of ……………prices, non-performing
governments and …………crime rates, Saurav Ganguly has given us Indians a
lot to cheer about.
(a) escalating, increasing
(b) spiraling, booming
(c) spiraling, soaring
(d) ascending, debilitating
7. The manners and ……… of the nouveau riche of is a recurrent……… in the literature.
(a) style, motif
(b) morals, story
(c) wealth, theme
(d) morals, theme
8.

9. Social
studies, science matters of health and safety, the very atmosphere of
the classroom these areas are few of the ………for the ….……of proper
emotional reactions.
(a) things, growth
(b) fertile, areas
(c) fertile fields, inculcation
(d) important areas, formation
10. When
children become more experienced with words as visual symbols, they
find that they can gain meaning without making ………………………sounds.
(a) aural
(b) audible
(c) vocal
(d) intelligible
Answer
1. (B) expression, ascertain 2. (C) experience, significant
3. (D) heir, traditions 4. (B) future, popular
5. (A) reconcile, decide 6. (C) spiraling, soaring
7. (D) morals, theme 8. (B) lukewarm, electrifies
9. (D) important areas, function 10. (B) audible
SET 3
Fill in the blanks of the following sentences using the most appropriate words or words from among the options given below.
1.

2. To
a greater or lesser degree all the civilized countries of the world are
made up of a small class of rulers………… and of large class of
subjects…………
(a) formed by a small minority, who are uncivilized
(b) powerfully corrupt, pointless crusaders
(c) corrupted by too much power, corrupted by too much passive obedience
(d) who are ruled, who ruled
3.

4. As a step towards protesting against the spiraling prices the farmers have decided to stage a picket in an effort to………………….
(a) show their virility
(b) make themselves heard
(c) curb the prices
(d) topple the government
5.

6. Most
political leaders acquire their position by causing a large number of
people to believe that these leaders are ………………………by altruistic desires.
(a) actuated
(b) convinced
(c) categorized
(d) led
7.

8. An act of justice closed the book on misdeed; an act of vengeance………………………
(a) is reprehensible
(b) is sordid
(c) reopens the first chapter
(d) writes and epilogue
9.

10 I am always the first to admit that I have not accomplished everything that I………… achieve five years ago.
(a) set out to
(b) went to
(c) thought to
(d) though of
Answer
1. (D) fun, drudgery 2. (C) corrupted by
3. (A) imitation, innovation 4. (B) make themselves heard
5. (B) in principle 6. (A) actuated
7. (C) buy cheap and sell dear 8. (C) reopens the first chapter
9. (A) as far as 10 (A) set out to