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Fill in the Blanks - III

In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces in the given sentences. Below each sentence there are five pair of words denoted by numbers (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence meaningfully complete

Ques 1. Prabha’ athletics yielded she got a scholarship.
(a) performance, money
(b) defeat, results
(c) behaviour, appreciation
(d) excellence, dividends
(e) failure, disappointment
Ques 2. The police........any attempt of arson the trouble spot quite in time.
(a) squashed, surrounding
(b) made, encircling
(c) predisposed, visiting
(d) thwarted, presenting
(e) pre-empted, arriving
Ques 3. The......imposed for non-payment was too......for it to bring in improvement in collection.
(a) fine, severe
(b) toll, simple
(c) penalty, low
(d) damage, cruel
(e) punishment, harsh
Ques 4. coming to his table, he smiled a chair.
(a) found, signalled
(b) met, sat
(c) looked, gave
(d) saw, offered
(e) welcomed, took
Ques 5. The leaders were.....needed by those to.....they addressed.
(a) angrily, who
(b) readily, which
(c) scarcely, whom
(d) rarely, where
(e) joyfully, when

Ques 6. I am sell you my house unless you offer a more.......price.
(a) agree, better
(b) prepared, realistic
(c) ready, correct
(d) having, actual
(e) None of these
Ques 7. Due to.......rainf All this year, there will be........cut in water supply.
(a) scanty, substantial
(b) meagre, least
(c) sufficient, no
(d) surplus, abundant
(e) abundant, considerable
Ques 8. In a changing and........unstructured business environment, creativity and innovation are being ......... demanded of executives.
(a) excessively, rapidly
(b) highly, extremely
(c) increasingly, moderately
(d) progressively, increasingly
(e) highly, speedily
Ques 9. We have to make this function a great success.
(a) happy, have
(b) unhappy, arrive
(c) sure, come
(d) pleased, over
(e) wonderful, again

Answers :
(1) (d), (2) (e), (3) (c), (4) (d), (5) (c), (6) (b), (7) (a), (8) (d), (9) (d).