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1080. Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice. The fielder at the slip position took a brilliant catch.
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  •   A brilliant catch was taken by the fielder at the slip position.
  •   A brilliant catch had been taken by the fielder at the slip position.
  •   A brilliant catch was being taken by the fielder at the slip position.
  •   A brilliant catch has been taken by the fielder at the slip position.
1070 votes


1079. The people of Rajasthan strictly __________ to the traditional customs.
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  •   abide
  •   apply
  •   appeal
  •   adhere
1258 votes


1078. Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.
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  •   Written
  •   Speach
  •   Melody
  •   Verbal
1250 votes


1077. Select the most appropriate Synonym of the given word. Drag
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  •   Call
  •   Pull
  •   Push
  •   Tell
1210 votes


1076. The following sentence has been divided into parts. Select the part that contains the error. Mithila art tradition is passed on / from one generation through a next / by children watching and helping / their mothers and grandmothers.
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  •   Mithila art tradition is passed on
  •   their mothers and grandmothers
  •   from one generation through a next
  •   by children watching and helping
820 votes


1075. Sentences of a paragraph are given above in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the right order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
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  •   ACDB
  •   BCAD
  •   BCDA
  •   ABCD
715 votes


A. When we got near, we saw it was the steam rising from hot springs.

B. We saw in the distance a great column of smoke.

C. We wondered if it came from a chimney or a burning house.

D. We thought of taking a bath in the hot water.


1074. Select the option that expresses the given sentence in indirect speech. “Everything is going to be alright,” said the doctor.
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  •   The doctor said that everything was going to be alright.
  •   The doctor said that everything will be alright.
  •   The doctor said that everything is going to be alright.
  •   The doctor said that everything are going to be alright.
909 votes


1073. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the bracketed segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select ‘No substitution’. While washing your hands, rub them together for 20 seconds to remove (the microbes on them).
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  •   the microbes on their
  •   the microbes on those
  •   No substitution
  •   the microbes on they
803 votes


1072. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. To fight tooth and nail
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  •   To silently leave the scene of battle
  •   To use unusual weapons to fight
  •   To fight or compete with great ferocity and intensity
  •   To keep the enemy guessing about the weapons used
953 votes


1071. Select the most appropriate Synonym of the given word. Humdrum
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  •   Noisy
  •   Exciting
  •   Boring
  •   Lively
1055 votes


1070. The art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing:
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  •   Poetry
  •   Archaic
  •   Bombastic
  •   Rhetoric
1179 votes


1069. Sentences of a paragraph are given above in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the right order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.
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  •   BCDA
  •   DBCA
  •   ACDB
  •   BDAC
578 votes


A. At its height, around 1,200 years ago, the city of Calakmul had a population of about 50,000 people, but the kingdom as a whole numbered more than 1.5 million.

B. Deep in the jungle of southern Mexico lie the ruins of a city that thrived for centuries before it was abandoned more than 1,000 years ago.

C. Archaeologists have uncovered 6,750 structures here—the largest is this pyramid temple, called, simply, 'Structure 2.'

D. Calakmul was once one of the two duelling superpowers- along with Tikal- of the Classical Mayan civilisation.


1068. Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. Lessen
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  •   Decrease
  •   Reduce
  •   Increase
  •   Minimise
1192 votes


1067. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. Bang for the buck
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  •   Less value for money
  •   More value for money
  •   A sorrowful heart
  •   Dash against something
1128 votes


1066. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. Raise the bar
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  •   To grow taller
  •   To win a competition
  •   To raise the price
  •   To set higher goals
1209 votes


1065. Select the most appropriate Synonym of the given word. Regime
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  •   Rule
  •   Country
  •   Space
  •   Territory
1224 votes


1064. Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. Gradual
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  •   Slow
  •   Gentle
  •   Abrupt
  •   Regular
1284 votes


1063. Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. Seize
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  •   Snatch
  •   Grab
  •   Catch
  •   Loosen
1310 votes

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