Directions(1-15): Each question below has some blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.
Q1. When Raju heard the news of his selection to the college team he felt __________.
Q2. A son who is unable to look his father in the face is __________.
Q3. He said that there was no going back because his decision was __________.
Q4. Progress in government, science, art, literature, philosophy and religion __________ great civilisations from mere groups of communities.
Q5. Since there was adequate grazing area for the herds, the land was __________ populated.
Q6. Charles Lamb’s prose is richly __________ with literary ornaments like similes, metaphors, alliterations, transferred epithets etc.
Q7. These were reduced to skeletons for they had long been __________ for food.
Q8. Even more than beauty, youth attracts me and with __________ appeal.
(a) an ineluctable
(b) an irresistible
(c) an incomprehensible
(d) an delectable
Q9. It was through Second World War that Russia __________ herself increased __________ in power and wealth and prestige.
(a) saw, abundantly
(b) noticed, gullibly
(c) witnessed, prodigiously
(d) see, adequately
(e) know, scarcely
Q10. Sometimes it is necessary for an author to know that is going on the minds of his characters. This is called __________.
Q11. The speaker painted a __________ picture of hunger in parts of India.
Q12. Some parents make their commands so __________ that they antagonise their children.
Q13. Discontented wives, dejected lovers, frustrated politicians all these tend to be __________.
Q14. __________ is person who dabbles in art and letters.
Q15. The assassination of the Archduke was followed by __________ throughout the whole European continent.