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Directions (1 – 5): In the following questions a sentence is given with some highlighted words. These words may not be in their correct position and need an interchange. Select the option depicting the correct interchange so as to make the given sentence contextually meaningful and grammatically correct.

Q1. Air passengers have a legitimate (A) right to get full cancelled(B) for their tickets refund(C) due to no fault of their own during the national lockdown (D).

(a) A-D

(b) B-C

(c) C-D

(d) A-B

(e) No interchange required.

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Q2. The southwest lull(A) picked up over Kerala after a monsoon(B) under the influence (C) of a low-pressure area that formed (D) over the Arabian Sea.

(a) A-D

(b) B-C

(c) C-D

(d) A-B

(e) No interchange required.

Q3. Concerns have been raised (A) regarding the donors(B) of U.S.-based evangelical impact(C) in regard to Indian associations. (D)

(a) A-D

(b) B-C

(c) C-D

(d) A-B

(e) No interchange required.

Q4. The Defence exchanged(A) of India and Iran discussed (B) ways to take forward bilateral (C) cooperation and Ministers(D) views on regional security issues.

(a) A-D

(b) B-C

(c) C-D

(d) A-B

(e) No interchange required.

Q5. The Delhi Metro, which halted (A) its operations (B) five months ago following the imposition (C) of a nationwide lockdown (D) due to COVID-19,is set to run again.

(a) A-D

(b) B-C

(c) C-D

(d) A-B

(e) No interchange required.

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Directions (6-10):  In each of the questions given below four words are given in bold. These four words may or may not be in their correct position. The sentence is then followed by options with the correct combination of words that should interchange with each other in order to make the sentence grammatically and contextually correct. Find the correct combination of the words that replace each other. If the sentence is correct as it, then choose option (e) as your choice.

Q6. The government has push(A) acknowledged that the Indian economy has a growth(B) problem, it has so far desisted(C) from announcing a big demand reluctantly (D).

(a) (A) – (B)

(b) (B) – (C)

(c) (A) – (D)

(d) (A) – (D) and (B) and (C)

(e) No interchange required

Q7. There is now infrastructure(A) evidence that the rural government (B) is for real and distress (C) needs to recalibrate spending, by putting more money in rural ample (D).

(a) (A) – (E)

(b) (B) – (C)

(c) (A) – (D)

(d) (A) – (D) and (B) and (C)

(e) No interchange required

Q8. Government must sentiment(A) that without a improve (B) in consumer demand, investor realize (C) which is at its lowest in six years, is not going to revival(D).

(a) (A) – (C)

(b) (B) – (C)

(c) (A) – (D)

(d) (A) – (C) and (B) and (D)

(e) No interchange required

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Q9. Prime Minister NarendraModi’s adoption (A) unveiled a slew (B) of measures in 2019 to promote (C) the clean-energy vehicles to improve administration (D) of electric vehicles.

(a) (A) – (B)

(b) (B) – (C)

(c) (D) – (A)

(d) (A) – (C) and (B) and (D)

(e) No interchange required

Q10.  In order to facilitate (A) the uninterrupted (B) movement of the parade on Rajpath, the Delhi Traffic Police has imposed (C) restrictions on vehicular movement (D).

(a) (A) – (B)

(b) (B) – (C)

(c) (A) – (B) and (C) and (E)

(d) (C) – (E)

(e) No interchange required

Directions (11-15): In each of the questions below, there is a word given in bold which is followed by five options. In each of the options, a pair of words is given which is either the pair of synonyms or antonyms or synonym & antonym of the word given in bold. Choose that pair as your answer.

Q11. ARTICULATE

(a) Segregated: Isolated

(b) original : sympathy

(c) partiality : absurd

(d) eloquent : persuasive

(e) hatred : absolve

Q12. ABJURE

(a)relinquish:renounce

(b) inspect : adapt

(c)Incapable:Barbaric

(d) neglect : antidote

(e) examine : apposite

Q13. BENIGN

(a) agreement : accordance

(b) foster: seize

(c)affectionate: hostile

(d) apprehension: compatibility

(e) arrogance: discordance

Q14. EVANESCENT

(a) subvert : convert

(b) depose : deflate

(c) assistance : facilitation

(d) attribute : diverse

(e)unlimited: permanent

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Q15. Concomitantly

(a) Veracity: Sincerity

(b) Accompanying: Coexistent

(c)Contaminate: Pollute

(d) Rash: Cautious
(e)None of these

Solutions

S1. Ans. (b)

Sol. B-C needs to be interchanged to form a correct sentence. The sentence thus formed is:

Air passengers have a legitimate right to get full refund for their tickets cancelled due to no fault of their own during the national lockdown.

S2. Ans. (d)

Sol. A-B needs to be interchanged to form a correct sentence. The sentence thus formed is:

The southwest monsoon picked up over Kerala after a lull under the influence of a low pressure area that formed over the Arabian Sea.

S3. Ans. (b)

Sol. B-C needs to be interchanged to form a correct sentence. The sentence thus formed is:

Concerns have been raised regarding the impact of U.S.-based evangelical donors in regard to Indian associations.

S4. Ans. (a)

Sol. A-D needs to be interchanged to form a correct sentence. The sentence thus formed is:

The Defence Ministers of India and Iran discussed ways to take forward bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on regional security issues.

S5. Ans. (e)

Sol. All of the highlighted words are correctly used here and requires no interchange. So, the correct answer choice is option (e).

S6. Ans. (c)

Sol. The given sentence will become grammatically and contextually correct if (A) and (D) are interchanged. Therefore, option (c) is the most suitable answer choice.

S7. Ans. (d)

Sol. The given sentence will become grammatically and contextually correct if (A) and (D) and (B) and (C) are interchanged. Therefore, option (d) is the most suitable answer choice.

S8. Ans. (d)

Sol. The given sentence will become grammatically and contextually correct if (A) and (C) and (B) and (D) are interchanged. Therefore, option (d) is the most suitable answer choice.

S9. Ans. (c)

Sol. The given sentence will become grammatically and contextually correct if (D) and (A) interchanged. Therefore, option (c) is the most suitable answer choice.

S10. Ans. (e)

Sol. The given sentence is contextually and grammatically correct, hence no correction is required. Therefore, option (e) is the most suitable answer choice.

S11. Ans. (d)

Sol. Articulate means having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently. Therefore, “eloquent: persuasive” is the set of words that expresses the synonyms of the given highlighted word. Hence, option (d) is the most suitable answer choice.

Segregated- set apart from the rest or from each other; isolate or divide

Absolve- declare (someone) free from guilt, obligation, or punishment

S12. Ans. (a)

Sol. “Abjure” means solemnly renounce (a belief, cause, or claim). Therefore, the set of words that consists of its synonym is “relinquish: renounce”. Hence, option (a) is the most suitable answer choice.

Relinquish- voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up

Barbaric-savagely cruel

Adapt means make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify.

Antidote means a medicine taken or given to counteract a particular poison.

Apposite means apt in the circumstances or in relation to something.

S13. Ans. (c)

Sol. “benign” means gentle and kind. Therefore, the set of words that reflect the synonym and antonym of the given highlighted word is “affectionate: hostile”. Hence, option (c) is the most suitable answer choice.

Affectionate- readily feeling or showing fondness or tenderness;

Foster- encourage the development of (something, especially something desirable);

Accordance means in a manner conforming with.

Apprehension means understanding; grasp.

Discordance means unconformity.

S14. Ans. (e)

Sol. “Evanescent” means soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. Therefore, the set of words that reflect the antonyms of the given highlighted word is “unlimited: permanent”. Hence, option (e) is the most suitable answer choice.

Subvert means undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).

Depose means remove from office suddenly and forcefully.

Facilitation means the action of facilitating something.

S15. Ans. (b)

Sol. Concomitantly: at the same time; simultaneously.

Both the words are synonyms of the given word. Hence, option (b) is the right answer choice.

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