Verbal Ability Test for CAT, GRE and GMAT - 14

Directions: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. ASSUAGE : PACIFY
Disabuse : Disuse
Deliberate : Implement
Subside : Temper
Envision : See
Dart : Dash
Directions: In the question below, there are two words given in BOLD CAPITAL, having a certain relationship with each other. You are required to decode the relationship and then select the most suitable pair from among the choices given thereafter, which most closely corresponds to the key pair in terms of the relationship between the key words. GRAVITY : WEIGHT
Tenacity : Tenor
Buoyancy : Lightness
Hunger : Food
Depravity : Deprivation
Running : Energy
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. India's tribal movements can draw inspiration from Latin American countries like Bolivia where ___________ people have been ____________ a similar struggle to retain their way of life.
Local, fighting
Innumerable, seceding
Indigenous, waging
Immigrant, losing
A great many, doing
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. The decline and fall of empires, as Edward Gibbon said, is never _____________ a single cause but to a concatenation of interrelated strands.
Illustrative of
Bereft of
Imputable to
Hovering
Transferable to
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Here is a nation that flaunts its _____________ in and out of season but, as universally recognized, it’s the beneficiary of inflows of foreign cash from poor countries.
Economic policy
Moral rectitude
Moral turpitude
Muscle
Sentiments
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. What has ____________ the debt’s impact is that interest rates in real terms, until quite recently, have hovered around zero.
Exacerbated
Impassioned
Compounded
Hardened
Cushioned
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. India’s future evokes mixed feelings that sway between moods of ____________ and pessimism as we see signs of a resurgent and confident India emerging, but at the same time we are __________ by nagging doubts whether our polity can provide a supportive and congenial ambience for that spirit to sustain itself.
Exhilaration, assailed
Alacrity, attacked
Hilariousness, bugged
Transience, probed
Stability, swamped
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Sanskrit has everyone’s respect but no one’s ____________ on crucial occasions, like when the lingua franca was decided in the constituent assembly of India in 1949.
Interested
Money
Words
Support
Vote
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. A casual glance at the above curriculum would also make it clear that the syllabus while demanding the entire time and mental resources of the students has no ____________ for modern times.
Context
Support
Rapport
Relevance
Takers
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Any such assumption, whether explicit or implicit, is totally wrong, as it falsely divides our populace into several supposedly ____________ communities, based exclusively on their religious affiliation.
Separate
Isolated
Homogeneous
Distinguished
Clear
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Even without a ___________ comparative evaluation of the two systems of education, an ____________ idea of madras a system of education would make it clear that there is almost an unbridgeable gulf between the two systems of education.
Cursory, in-depth
Detailed, elementary
Proper, explanatory
Strict, interesting
Formal, enunciated
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. We no longer live in the age of innocence because the old ____________ about the public or the private sector no longer hold, as wishful thinking on both sides has repeatedly been dashed.
Cocoons
Chivalry
Stereotypes
Plots
Jokes
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. This avowedly sympathetic, yet remorseless exposé is ____________ of the poignant poser in Gerontion: ‘After such knowledge, what forgiveness?’
A summary
Reminiscent
Unwinding
A lesson
True
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Since biomedicine is, in many instances, ___________ as a science ____________ a social institution, therefore, its history is the history of science that does need too much explanation.
Misunderstood, rather than as
Portrayed, in contrast to
Analyzed, bereft of
Inherited, out of
Understood, and also as
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. At best Nigel Harris’ paper could be a view of migration seen strictly through economic filters and at worst, it could be a case for maintaining an uninterrupted supply of labor to developed countries to ____________ their economic and demographic disadvantages.
Capitalize on
Sharpen
Offset
Complete
Uplift
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Until a proper mechanism is evolved to ___________ these challenges, GM technology cannot be considered as a ___________ alternative to the problems facing the agrarian sector in India.
Face, final
Address, desirable
Discuss, workable
Tackle, volitional
Solve, good
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Despite all the ___________ that now governs people-to-people relations; real progress will only be made if there is forward movement on the contentious issues, especially the various aspects of the border dispute.
Factor
Noise
Bonhomie
Respect
Reason
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. The sheer pace of the fiscal correction envisaged in the budget is ____________, to say the least, and raises doubts about its _____________ over a longer period.
Unbelievable, sustainability
Accelerated, longevity
Incredible, credulity
Astounding, voracity
So slow, vehemence
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. Though one could ___________ this characterization, this paper rests on the assumption that a secular state howsoever constructed will minimally at least have to contend with and respond to each of the demands of equality, liberty and neutrality?
Dispute
Compete
Contort
Dissuade
Mimic
Directions: In the question below, there is sentence with one or more blank / s. You have to study the sentence carefully and choose the word / set of words which will serve to complete the sentence most meaningfully. While selecting your answer, pay careful attention to all the choices as you may be required to distinguish between/ among fine shades of meaning. A national policy, formulated after debate with all stakeholders involved, would recognize the diversity within tribal groups; it would not seek to ossify tribal lifestyles but balance the need between ___________ and ___________.
Fashion, tradition
Preservation, development
Conservatism, liberalism
Good, bad
Diversity, oneness
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Continuing with the verbal ability tests for computer based standardized tests like CAT, GRE and GMAT - you can use this for a practice test. Note: some of the English in these questions would be of British or English Origin - hence, be careful while attempting for GRE, GMAT or TOEFL.

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