Directions (1-5): Pick out the most effective pair of words from the given pair of words to make the-sentence(s) meaningfully complete.
Q1.Some people have a _________ need to control all aspects of their lives and to eliminate all _________ of chance. These individuals seldom achieve a sense of fulfillment.
a) habitual, possessions            b) dramatic, factors            c) powerful, nuances            d) compulsive, elements
e) drastic, hindrances

Q2. Leaders interested in achieving performance need an _________ _________ of the relationship between work-related stress and performance.
a) durable, understanding b) optimum, awareness c) holistic, utility            d) powerful, analysing
e) effective, suggestion

Q3. Ms. Jayalalithaa __________ Mr. Stalin’s greetings to her, by declaring that she looked _________to working with him and his party “for the betterment of the State.”
a) said, towards b) reciprocated, forward c) saying, at            d) announced, in lieu of            e) congratulate, toward

Q4. The objectives for which Vayudoot was formed originally are _________ . Political, social and economic requirements demand that _________  areas be brought within the communication links.
a) creditable, forbidden            b) refutable, disturbed            c) viable, enlarged            d) questionable, formidable
e) laudable, inaccessible

Q5. Vivekananda remained a devoted pupil and would often _________ , with some fondness, his master’s guiding hand that _________ him through life and destiny.
a) recount, steered b) ponder, engaged c) replenish, advised            d) mentioned, proved            e) narrate, forwarded
Directions (Q 6- 10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q6. Many believe that 1) / nothing could have 2)/ avoided the war 3)/ between America and Iraq. 4) / No error 5)

Q7. The instructions clearly 1)/ state that 2) / each item is having 3) / two options. 4) / No error 5)

Q8. The postman was polite 1)/ and said he regretted 2) / at the delay 3) / in delivery. 4) / No error 5)

Q9. They have invited 1) / Sushma and I 2) / for the meeting to be 3) / held in the next month. 4) / No error 5)

Q10. The city people stayed 1) / fearlessly despite of 2) / rumors of terrorist attack 3)/ in the area.4)/ No error 5)



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