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Q61.
Directions:-Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

The statement said that the conference would be --------- a considerable time --------- the global economic crisis.
1) having, thinking 2) passing, debating
3) spending, discussing 4) expending, arguing
5)exhausting, analyzing
Answer : spending, discussing
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Q62.
Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/ error in it. The error if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the letter of the part with error as your answer. If there is ‘No error’, mark (E).

He told to marry (1)/ that she could phone (2)/ from his office (3)/ No error (4).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 1
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Q63.
Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/ error in it. The error if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the letter of the part with error as your answer. If there is ‘No error’, mark (E)

I say (1)/ that i would start (2)/ a new job (3)/ the following week (4)/ No error(5).

1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 1
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Q64.
Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/ error in it. The error if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the letter of the part with error as your answer. If there is ‘No error’, mark (E).

Winston Churchill said (1)/ that he has nothing (2)/ to offer but blood (3)/ toil, tears and sweat (4)/ No error(5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 2
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Q65.
Directions : Each question below has a blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for the blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

India’s banking norms in certain aspects are more ----------- than what has been prescribed under the Basel III ------------ for capital adequacy.
1) Vigorous, Framework 2) Rigorous, Work
3) Rigorous, Framework 4) Vigorous, Work
5)None of these
Answer : Rigorous, Framework
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Q66.
Directions : Each question below has a blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for the blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Through vocational and technical training frameworks, the government can help in __________ existing skills and ___________new skills of youth of India.
1) Degrading, Ignoring 2) Lowering, Dismantling
3) Upgrading, Creating 4) Decreasing, Breaking
5)None of these
Answer : Upgrading, Creating
Explanation :
As per the meaning of the sentence, the words ‘Upgrading’ which means raising something to a higher standard and ‘Creating’ which means to bring something into existence, fits in the blanks
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Q67.
Directions : Each question below has a blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for the blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

The Union Government had been forced to slash public ------------- in the last quarter of the previous ----------- year.
1) earning, Financial 2) source, Fiscal
3) Spending, Leap 4) expenditure, Fiscal
5)None of these
Answer : expenditure, Fiscal
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Q68.
If we have to be (1)/ competitive we must be (2)/ ready to face (3)/ various technical challenge (4)/ No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 4
Explanation : Substitutes challenges.
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Q69.
Direction : Given below phrases and a single word substitute for each of them.Choose the correct options for the correct answer.

A speech made without preparation - 
1) Maiden 2) Extempore
3) Blasphemy 4) Imaginary
5)None of these
Answer : Extempore
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Q70.
Direction : Given below phrases and a single word substitute for each of them. Choose the correct options for the correct answer.

A man whose manners are more like those of a woman - 
1) Eunuch 2) Effeminate
3) Misanthropist 4) Polygamy
5)None of these
Answer : Effeminate
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