Verbal Ability Test for CAT, GRE and GMAT - 17

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. Under usual circumstances, it might have been years before her assailants would have been brought to justice – if, that is, they were ___________ at all.
Convicted
Accused
Apprehended
Willing
Imprisoned
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. As resettlement programs elsewhere have unhappily demonstrated, the __________ between promise and practice remains ___________.
Gulf, wide
Distance, vast
Chasm, unfathomable
Space, navigable
Gap, unclear
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. On the other hand, any attempt to reject such technical changes would be counterproductive as it will not only lead to a fall in the rate of growth and quality of life but, more importantly, a ___________ of the possibility of liberation of the masses from necessity and alienated labor.
Negation
Reiteration
Replay
Decline
Surging
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 general perception of the subject in the public mind as being ___________ did little to __________ our soaring enthusiasm to delve deep into the intricacies of this rather difficult area.
Erudite, qualify
Abstruse, temper
Indifferent, rarefy
Lively, whet
Undocumented, prevent
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. To our great surprise, our syllabus was not confined to the Islamic thought only; in fact, it was a great ______________ of many different and sometimes conflicting streams of philosophical thought.
Melange
Hoi Polloi
Culmination
Pedagogy
Elegy
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. Once the initial _________ and __________ were over, it was down to sheer hard work in terms of learning new theories, their criticism and the like.
Pain, roadblocks
Enthusiasm, novelty
Introduction, introspection
Hoopla, hiccups
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. Remembrance is a form of coming to terms with the _________; it therefore becomes important for nations to remember the past in all its complexity so that they can look to the future – without forgetting and yet not carrying the ___________ of history.
Present, vignettes
World, idea
Reality, onus
Past, burden
Now, vintage
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. Rex Roberts also advocates an ethical framework to facilitate the bumpy journey of India’s body politic from a ___________ to an egalitarian order.
Casteist
Republic
Democratic
Colonial
Hierarchical
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 ____________ of the US democracy in the face of seemingly ______________ odds has always fascinated political analysts, and these changes have reinforced such fascination.
Resilience, insurmountable
Constancy, different
Success, improbable
Decline, indecipherable
Supremacy, incredulous
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. But, it is a fact that in the international context it is the relatively low wages of computer literate and fluent English speaking and writing graduates (with a lack of better alternatives) that may be the principal ___________ of China's competitive advantage in this industry.
Reason
Augury
Field
Determinant
Outcome
/
We had expected the movie to be exciting
but on the contrary, it was
utterly boring and
was not value for money.
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. If the liberalization of FM has fared badly, the progress of community radio has been even more ________ with no concrete policy solutions emerging so far.
Creditworthy
Behind
Dismal
Unpredictable
Worse
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. There are dangers in student evaluation but I think like the Indian voter, the student has a healthy horse sense and can differentiate a ________ teacher from a _________ one.
Passable, vulnerable
Good, bad
Viable, unviable
Promising, delivered
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 party’s assumption of power as part of the government meant that the party had to adapt itself to a ________ existence: of ___________ its domestic ‘core’ constituencies and at the same time moderating its image for coalition allies.
Split, catering
Duel, appeasing
Unique, alluding
Dual, assuaging
Weird, using
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. Thus, they run contrary to the current trend in academic discourse that favors jargon and obscurity over __________, and for that reason alone, ought to be highly prized.
Usefulness
Easiness
Usability
Affordability
Accessibility
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. That yet another case of this ghastly practice has been reported, is a grim reminder of the ___________ of something that should have long since been eradicated, and of the deep ___________ that this crime still evokes among its believers.
Reverence, endurance
Fact, hatred
Existence, thought
Endurance, reverence
Inevitability, malaise
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. Sadly, even in the era of liberalization, governments, whether Democratic or Republican-led, have invariably ____________ upon the strategic and operational functions.
Traversed
Relied
Performed
Ensured
Encroached
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 US, in particular, has always had a somewhat ____________ attitude to European integration – not wanting to see Europe descend into internal divisions and disunity but also reluctant to see a strong political Europe emerging.
Schizophrenic
Paranoid
Blighted
Categorical
Fascinating
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. It is clear that a project that aims to change the face of regional shipping and will affect the lives of countless fishermen needs a more _________ and ___________ debate.
Informed, many-sided
Balanced, unending
Healthy, opinionated
Researched, obvious
Formal, informal
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. Interestingly, facing a rather absurd and irrational task, the task force was constrained to put logic on its head to __________, this ill-conceived concept of convergence, emanating from the ministry of finance.
Simplify
Justify
Obviate
Carry
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You might have seen the previous tests of verbal ability for standardized tests. The tests might not have American English but are a good indication for anyone preparing for the tests comprising English like CAT, GRE and GMAT.

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it was tougher one

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