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Q.1. During her vacation, Shanta ______ her mother when she went to work in the mall. 

CHSL 19/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) accompanied (b) isolated 

(c) abandoned (d) associated 

Q.2 It is claimed that if you take a certain homeopathic medicine, it will ______ you against the coronavirus. 

CHSL 4/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) shelter (b) immune 

(c) reinforce (d) fortify 

Q.3 Debjyoti’s short animation film ______ highlights the stark contrast between the rich and the poor in India. 

CHSL 4/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) poignantly (b) strictly 

(c) carelessly (d) sweetly 

Q.4 If the test booklet seal is broken or ______ with, bring it immediately to the notice of the invigilator. 

CHSL 4/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) adjusted (b) opened 

(c) tampered (d) closed 

Q.5 This train is ______ for Bihar. 

CHSL 4/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) bound (b) going 

(c) running (d) Intending

Q.6 Priya has a very ______ nature and does not accept financial help even from her own parents. 

CHSL 4/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) impartial (b) disinterested 

(c) biased (d) independent 

Q.7 The passengers waited ______ for the local train to arrive. 

CHSL 4/8/2021 (Evening)

(a)  hastily (b) meekly 

(c) patiently ` (d) Considerably

Q.8 Today you may not ______ what you hear, but that is the truth and you have to accept it. 

CHSL 5/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) answer (b) reply

(c) enjoy (d) like 

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Q.9 His voice was ______ by the sound of the helicopter. 

CHSL 5/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) driven (b) drawn 

(c) dawned (d) drowned 

Q.10 A micromanager frequently demands reports and updates leaving little room for subordinates to take ______ on their own. 

CHSL 5/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) decisions (b) results 

(c) verdicts (d) decrees 

Q.11 The first van was sent as a ______ to mislead the thugs. 

CHSL 5/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) persuasion (b) decoy 

(c) determination (d) temptation 

Q.12 The old building was ______ by the authorities. 

CHSL 5/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) pulled through   (b) pulled down 

(c) pulled up       (d) pulled off 

Q.13 Despite their ______, impersonal rules that apply to all are essential in large systems. 

CHSL 5/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) support (b) advantages 

(c) benefits (d) limitations

Q.14. This part of the sea ______ with sharks.           

 CHSL 6/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) expands (b) crowds 

(c) suffices (d) teems 

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Q.15.It is _____ to see so man many of our fellow Indians help the migrants in their struggle to go home.

CHSL 6/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) savouring (b) heartening 

(c) reuniting (d) relishing 

Q.16 Savita was crying ______ as she felt that her world had fallen apart due to the accident. 

CHSL 6/8/2021 (Afternoon)

(a) hardly (b) definitely      

(c) mildly        (d) bitterly 

 Q.17 The migrant crisis led several states to ______ existing labour laws in order to improve  their condition. 

CHSL 6/8/2021 (Afternoon)

(a) introduce (b) amend 

(c) initiate (d) abandon 

Q.18 I am ______ of joining the armed forces.                

CHSL 6/8/2021 (Evening) 

(a) interested (b) keen

(c) desirous     (d) eager 

Q.19 You don’t usually discuss money with friends, because it may ______ the relationship negatively. 

CHSL 6/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) affect (b) improve

(c) strengthen  (d) effect 

Q.20 Have you thought about the ______ of the recent decision you took? 

CHSL 9/8/2021 (Morning)

 (a) conclusions        (b) complexes 

 (c) consequences    (d) concerns 

Q.21 The headmaster ______ on the stage and gave a short speech. 

CHSL 9/8/2021 (Morning)

 (a) prescribed  (b) appeared 

 (c) delighted (d) remembered 

Q.22 The kite was stuck so high on the tree that it was ______ the reach of the boys. 

CHSL 9/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) below (b) beneath 

(c) beside (d) beyond 

Q.23 A good teacher is the one who can explain the most complex subjects in a ______ way. 

CHSL 9/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) lengthy (b) straightforward 

(c) distracted (d) roundabout 

Q.24 The prisoner was very upset and angry and there was ______ in her voice. 

CHSL 9/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) bitterness (b) thickness 

(c) stillness (c) eagerness 

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Q.25 With a lot of difficulty, he could ______ only two tickets for the train from Mumbai to Ranchi. 

CHSL 9/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) procure (b) gain

(c) incur  (c) attain 

Q.26 In the past month, the price of oil has ______ several times. 

CHSL 10/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) fumbled (b) fluctuated

(c) faltered (d) failed 

Q.27 The air ______ has gone up significantly. 

CHSL 10/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) rent     (b) charge   

(c) cost      (d) fare 

Q.28 The government is making air bags ______ for front-seat passengers in all cars.               

CHSL 10/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) compulsory (b) suggested 

(c) temporary (d) registered 

Q.29 The mother monkey picked up her baby and climbed up the tree to ______.          

CHSL 10/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a)safety (b)ability 

(c)cruelty   (d) agility 

Q.30 As the Principal was busy, she ______ a senior teacher to attend the conference on her behalf. 

CHSL 10/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) Reserved (b) Declared 

(c) Deputed (d) Committed 

Q.31 Carbohydrates are so-called because they _____ carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.         

CHSL 10/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) contain (b) cover

(c) consist        (d) codify 

Q.32 Doctors and nurses who are treating COVID-19 patients are finding it difficult ______ long working hours. 

CHSL 11/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) for manage with      (b) to cope with 

(c) to service for (d) to carry on 

Q.33. Everything in the village was grown organically as the majority of the population indulged in farming for _____.             

CHSL 11/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) sustenance (b) maintenance 

(c) nourishment (d) nutrition 

Q.34. When you speak, there are gestures and body language that ______ your words. 

CHSL 11/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) achieve (b) accomplish 

(c) accompany (d) construct  

Q.35 Schools will restart physical classes partially and states have ______ their own conditions and procedures to ensure the safety of students. 

CHSL 11/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) accepted     (b) devised       

(c) insisted       (d) adopted 

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Q.36 The government has opened many new centres of excellence to train teachers in conducting online classes ______.           

CHSL 11/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) effectively       (b) hopefully     

(c) certainly          (d) automatically 

Q.37 The jail ______ have started yoga and meditation classes for the inmates. 

CHSL 11/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) residents     (b) people      

(c) workers          (d) authorities 

Q.38 Unable to check her ______, Alice ran after the rabbit down the rabbit hole.               

 CHSL 12/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) nervousness   (b) pleasure        

(c) wisdom           (d) curiosity 

Q.39 Thunder and lightning was ______ with heavy rain. 

CHSL 12/8/2021 (Morning)

(a) accrued (b) accorded 

(c) accompanied (d) accustomed 

Q.40  It has been announced that after a gap of almost two months, domestic flight services will ______ from next week.           

CHSL 12/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) retake (b) advance 

(c) proceed (d) resume 

Q.41 Delhi University’s new institution called School of Public Health will offer a ______ of programs. 

CHSL 12/8/2021 (afternoon)

(a) scale (b) plethora       

(c) few (d) branch 

Q.42  Scientists all over the world are engaged in ______ how to find a vaccine for COVID-19. 

CHSL 12/8/2021 (Evening)

(a) researching (b) scrutinizing 

(c) investigating (d) inspecting 

Q.43 ______ of adulterated food stuff being sold in the market. 

CHSL 12/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) Wary        (b) Beware          

(c) Aware         (d) Cautious

Q.44  I should have stopped them then and there. But it never even ______ to me that I should. 

CHSL 12/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) suggested       (b) happened     

(c) occurred         (d) reminded 

Q.45 Shekhar Gupta is one of the ______ journalists of India. 

CHSL 12/4/2021 (Afternoon)

(a) exponent (b) pertinent 

(c) imminent (d) eminent 

Q.46 She was greatly ______ by the nightmare she had. 

CHSL 12/4/2021 (Afternoon)

(a) perturbed (b) dreaded 

(c) feared (d) trembled 

Q.47. This training programme for students will help the ______ understand the different methods of communication. 

CHSL 12/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) trainers        (b) organizers       

(c) critics          (d) participants 

Q.48 Have you checked if we have ______ information about the location? 

CHSL 12/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) sufficient (b) inadequate 

(c) profuse (d) insufficient 

Q49.She made an ______ to break the record for long jump. 

CHSL 13/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) intention (b) attempt 

(c) exercise (d) attack 

Q.50 As far as he is ______, he will love to attend the party. 

CHSL 13/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) anxious (b) concerned 

(c) interested (d) confined 

Q51. He was not ready at first to come with us for the picnic but we ______him. 

CHSL 13/4/2021 (Afternoon)

(a) controlled  (b) consulted

(c) isolated     (d) persuaded 

Q52.  Courts help in the resolution of ______ issues. 

CHSL 13/4/2021 (Afternoon)

(a) contentious     (b) presumptuous 

(c) contemptuous (d) conscientious

Q53.  During the tsunami, my family took ______ in a guest house on the hill. 

CHSL 13/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) retreat (b) refuge       

(c) harbour (d) protection 

Q54. Can you please ______ me in sorting out these files on my computer? 

CHSL 13/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) connive (b) assist        

(c) abet     (d) hinder 

Q55. These days you can transfer money ______ from one account to another. 

CHSL 15/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) clearly          (b) publicly      

(c) heavily         (d) instantly 

Q.56  The experience of having climbed Mt. Everest changes you ______. 

CHSL 15/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) rarely (b) regularly

(c) completely (d) frequently 

Q.57 Courts are ______ of the Constitution as they are expected to see that it is always respected. 

CHSL 15/4/2021 (afternoon) 

(a) leaders (b) dictators 

(c) sentinels (d) masters 

Q.58 According to Soli Sorabjee, listening to cases being argued in court can be ______ but there are lighter moments too. 

CHSL 15/4/2021 (afternoon) 

(a) tedious (b) entertaining 

(c) lively (d) fun 

Q.59 You are ______ responsible for this condition. 

CHSL 15/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) themselves (b) yourself 

(c) itself (d) myself

Q.60 All the ______ candidates who take the test will receive scorecards.

CHSL 15/4/2021 (Evening) 

(a) entitled (b) legible 

(c) illegible (d) eligible

Q.61 People have overcome poverty, drug addiction, abuse, divorce, mental illness, and virtually every ______ known to man. 

CHSL 16/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) Defiance (b) Dispute 

(c) Objection (d) Challenge 

Q.62 The craze for taking selfies has only increased our ______ with our own image.            

CHSL 16/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) impression (b) expression 

(c) possession (d) obsession 

Q.63.There is an ______ in the advertising company for a copy writer. 

CHSL 16/4/2021 (afternoon)

(a) opening (b) occasion 

(c) incidence (d) instance

 Q.64. If our product does not meet your ______, we will refund your payment in full.                

CHSL 16/4/2021 (afternoon)

(a) procurements       (b) requirements 

(c) advertisement      (d) principles 

Q.65. I am sorry to ______ on you at this late hour. 

CHSL 16/4/2021 (afternoon)

(a) instruct (b) intrude

(c) interfere  (d) interrupt 

Q.66.The team leader asked for a ______ report to be given, in not more than one page. 

CHSL 16/4/2021 (afternoon)

(a) complex     (b) concise

(c) curt            (d) compound 

Q.67 We admit students with ______ academic backgrounds like life sciences, physical sciences, and business and commerce. 

CHSL 19/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) diverse       (b) similar       

(c) simple        (d) same 

Q.68.Please complete the short questionnaire ______ and return it to us. 

CHSL 19/4/2021 (Morning)

(a) separated (b) attached 

(c) excluded (d) concluded 

Q.69 Of all the emotions that ______ through me as I stood on the summit of Everest, the dominant one, I think, was humility. 

CHSL 19/4/2021 (afternoon)

(a) heaved (b) pitched 

(c) surged (d) slammed 

Q.70  We had our time of peace and goodwill, a time I will ______ as long as I live.            

CHSL 19/4/2021 (afternoon)

(a) esteem  (b) cherish  

(c) think     (d) care 

Q.71 For each question, four ______ are given as options. 

CHSL 19/4/2021 (Evening)

(a) alternates (b) alternatives 

(c) alterations (d) altercations 

Solutions:-

Sol.1.(a) Accompanied means to go together with somebody/something. The given sentence states that Shanta went together with her mother when she went to work in the mall. Hence, ‘accompanied’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.2 (d) Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

fortify : to make something in order to fortify it

Shelter: protection from danger or bad weather

Reinforce: to make something stronger

immune : having natural protection against a certain disease or illness.

So, ‘fortify’ will be used to make the given sentence contextually correct.

Sol.3.(a) Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

poignantly: in a way that evokes a keen sense of sadness or regret.

Strictly: in a way that involves rigid enforcement or that demands obedience

carelessly: in a casual or reckless way; inattentively.

Sweetly: in a generally pleasing or endearing way.

Option (A) is fit to the context of the sentence. 

Sol.4.(a) ‘bound: traveling to a particular place.

Bound for: On the way to, heading for. So, the correct answer is option (a).

Sol.5.(c) Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

tampered: interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations.

Adjusted: adapt or become used to a new situation.

opened : to move something or part of something so that it is no longer closed; to move so as to be no longer closed

So, tampered fits according to the sentence.

Sol.6.(d) Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options

impartial: not supporting one person or group more than another; fair

disinterested: fair, not influenced by personal feelings

Biased : to influence somebody / something, especially unfairly;

independent: free from and not controlled by another person, country, etc

So, ‘independent’  will be used to make the given sentence contextually correct.

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Sol.7.(c) Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options

patiently:  with calmness or without complaint  in spite of delays,

Hastily:  rapidly or speedily

Meekly: in a humbly patient or quiet manner

Considerably: to a large extent or degree

The passengers waited patiently for the local train to arrive. 

So, ‘patiently’ will be used to make the given sentence contextually correct.

Sol.8.(d) The meaning of the given options:

answer: to say or write something back to somebody who has asked you something

reply:  to respond in words or writing 

Enjoy: to get pleasure from something

like:  to enjoy something

The sentence talks about telling and accepting the truth of someone(that person)  and that person may or may not like it. So, ‘like’ is the most appropriate answer. Therefore, option d fits the blank.

Sol.9.(d) Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

drowned: to be so loud that you cannot hear somebody/something else

Driven: to control or operate a car, train, bus, etc.

dawned: to begin to grow light, after the night

drawn: looking tired, worried, or ill.

According to the sentence, ‘drowned’  is fit to the given context of the sentence.

Sol.10.(a) The correct answer is option A .i.e. decisions 

Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

decisions :a choice or judgement that you make after thinking about various possibilities

results :something that happens because of something else; the final situation at the end of a series of actions

verdicts :the decision that is made by a specially chosen group of people (the jury) in a court of law, which states if a person is guilty of a crime or not

decrees :an official order given by a government, a ruler, etc

Clearly, the word that we are looking for is decisions.

Sol.11.(b) decoy:  someone or something used to lure or lead another into a trap

persuasion: the act of persuading somebody to do something or to believe something

Determination:  the quality of having firmly decided to do something, even if it is very difficult

temptation : a feeling that you want to do something, even if you know that it is wrong

Clearly, the most appropriate word to complete this sentence is decoy.

Sol.12.(b) pulled down 

Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

pulled through :to survive a dangerous or difficult situation

pulled down : demolish/crush

pulled up : to stop/scold

pulled off :succeed in achieving or winning something difficult.

Clearly, the word that we are looking for is (b) pulled down

Sol.13.(d) limitations 

Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

support :to help somebody by saying that you agree with him/her/it, and sometimes giving practical help such as money

advantages : something that may help you to do better than other people

benefits : an advantage or useful effect that something has

limitations : the act of limiting or controlling something; a condition that puts a limit on something

Clearly, the word that we are looking for is limitations. 

Sol.14.(d) teems :  to have a lot of people or things moving about in it.

Expands : to become or to make something bigger

crowds : a large number of people in one place

Suffices : to be enough for somebody/something

Clearly, the word that we are looking for is teems.

This part of the sea teems with sharks. 

Sol.15.(b) heartening. 

Let’s look into the meaning of the given words in the options-

savouring : taste (good food or drink) and enjoy it to the full.

heartening:causing cheerfulness; encouraging

reuniting:come together or cause to come together again after a period of separation or disunity.

relishing:enjoy greatly.

Clearly, the word that we are looking for is heartening.

It is heartening to see so many of our fellow Indians help the migrants in their struggle to go home. 

Sol.16.(d) Bitterly means in an angry and disappointing way. 

Hardly- almost no; almost not; almost none

definitely - certainly, without doubt

mildly - not very, slightly

Hence, ‘bitterly’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.17.(b) Amend means to change something slightly in order to make it better. 

introduce - to bring in something new, use something, or take something to a place for the first time

initiate -  to start something

abandon - to leave somebody/something that you are responsible for, usually permanently

Hence, ‘amend’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.18.(c) Desirous means wanting something very much. However, desirous always takes the preposition ‘of’ with it. The given sentence states that the narrator is desirous of joining the armed forces. Hence, ‘desirous’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.19.(a) Affect means to make somebody/something change in a particular way. The given sentence states that we don’t usually discuss money with friends, because it may change the relationship in a negative way. Hence, ‘affect’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.20.(a) ‘Conclusion’ is the last part of something, its end or result. The given sentence asks a question that have you thought about the end or result of the recent decision you took. Hence, ‘conclusions’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.21.(b) Appeared means to suddenly be seen or to come into sight. The given sentence states that the headmaster is suddenly seen on the stage and gave a short speech. Hence, ‘appeared’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.22.(d) Beyond means on or to the other side of something. The given sentence states that the kite was stuck so high on the tree that it was beyond the reach of the boys. Hence, ‘beyond’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.23.(b) ‘Straightforward’ means easy to do or understand, simple. The given sentence states that a good teacher is one who can explain the most complex subjects in a simple or easy way. Hence, ‘straightforward’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.24.(a) Bitterness means a feeling of anger and unhappiness. The given sentence states that the prisoner was very upset and angry and there was a feeling of anger in her voice. Hence, ‘bitterness’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.25.(a) Procure means to obtain something, especially with difficulty. The given sentence states that with a lot of difficulties, he could obtain only two tickets for the train. Hence, ‘procure’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.26.(b) Fluctuate means to change frequently from one thing to another. The given sentence states that the price of oil has changed frequently several times. Hence, ‘fluctuated’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.27.(d)Fare means the amount of money you pay to travel by bus, train, taxi, etc. The given sentence states that the amount of money we pay to travel by air has gone up significantly. Hence, ‘fare’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.28.(a) Compulsory - required by law or a rule; obligatory.

Suggested - put forward for consideration.

Temporary - lasting for only a limited period of time; not permanent.

Registered - entered or recorded on an official list or directory.

Here the government is making the airbags necessary for the front-seat passengers. So, Compulsory is the most suitable word.

Sol.29.(a) Safety - the state of being safe; not being dangerous or in danger.

Ability - the mental or physical power or skill that makes it possible to do something.

Cruelty - cruel behaviour

Agility - the ability to move quickly or easily

According to the context of the sentence, the mother monkey felt something dangerous. So, She climbed up the tree with her baby for safety. 

Sol.30.(c) Deputed - appoint or instruct (someone) to perform a task for which one is responsible.

Reserved  -  to keep something for a special reason or to use at a later time

Declared - to state something publicly and officially or to make something known in a firm, clear way

Committed - pledged or bound to a certain course or policy; dedicated.

Here the principal appointed a senior teacher to attend the conference. So, ‘Deputed’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.31.(a)Contain - to have something inside or as part of itself.

Cover - to be on the surface of something; to make something do this.

Consist - be composed or made up of. (Preposition ‘of’ is always used with Consist)

Codify - arrange according to a plan or system.

Here ‘Contain’ or ‘consist of’ will be the correct answer.

Sol.32.(b) ‘Cope with’ means to deal successfully with a difficult matter or situation. In this sentence doctors and nurses are finding it difficult to deal with patients for long hours. So, option (b) is the most appropriate answer.

Carry on - continue an activity or task. 

Sol.33.(a) Sustenance means the food and drinks that people, animals and plants need in order to live and stay healthy.In the given sentence the villagers indulge in growing organic foods because they want to live healthy lives.

Maintenance - keeping something in good condition.

Nourishment - the food necessary for growth, health, and good condition. 

So, option (a) is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.34.(b)Achieve - to complete something by hard work and skill

Accomplish - to succeed in doing something difficult that you planned to do

Accompany - (i) be present or occur at the same time as (something else).

                      (ii) go somewhere with (someone) as a companion or escort.

Construct - build or make

Here the first meaning of accompany is used to show that his gesture and the words take place at the same time. So, option (b) is the correct answer.

Sol.35.(b) Devised - to invent a new way of doing something.

Insisted - (i) to say firmly that something is true (when somebody does not believe you).

(ii) to say strongly that you must have or do something,

Adopted - to take and use something.

Here states are making their own ways to ensure the safety of the students. So ‘devised’ will be the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.36.(a) Effectively - in a way that successfully produces the result you wanted.

Hopefully - hoping that what you want will happen.

Certainly - without doubt; definitely.

Automatically -  by itself with little or no direct human control.

Here the government wants to produce good results by conducting online classes. So, ‘Effectively’ will be the most appropriate answer.

Sol.37.(d) Residents - a person who lives in a place.

Workers - a person who works, especially one who does a particular kind of work.

Authorities - the right or permission to do something.

Here the authorities who have the power to do something have started the Yoga classes for inmates. So, Option (d) is the most suitable answer.

Sol.38.(d) Curiosity means a desire to know or learn. The given sentence states that unable to check her desire to know, Alice ran after the rabbit down the rabbit hole. Hence, ‘curiosity’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.39.(c)Accompanied means to go together with somebody/something like a companion. However, accompanied takes ‘with’ with it. Hence, ‘accompanied’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.40.(d) ‘Resume’ means to begin again or continue after a pause or interruption. The given passage states that after a gap of almost two months, domestic flight services will begin again from next week. Hence, ‘resume’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.41.(b)Plethora means a very large amount of something, usually more than is needed or can be used. The given sentence states that Delhi University’s new institution called the School of Public Health will offer large amounts of programs. Hence, ‘plethora’ is the most appropriate answer.

 Sol.42.(c)Investigating means trying to find out all the facts about something. The given sentence states that scientists all over the world are engaged in trying to find out all the facts about a vaccine for COVID-19. Hence, ‘investigating’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.43.(b) Beware(used for giving a warning) means to be careful. The given sentence states to be careful of adulterated foodstuff being sold in the market. Hence, ‘beware’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.44.(c) Occur means to happen, especially in a way that has not been planned. The given sentence states that it never even occurred to me that I should. Hence, ‘occurred’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.45.(d) ‘Eminent’ means famous and important. The given sentence states that Shekhar Gupta is one of the famous and important journalists of India. Hence, ‘eminent’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.46.(a) Perturbed means to make somebody worried or upset. The given sentence states that she was greatly worried or upset by the nightmare she had. Hence, ‘perturbed’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.47.(a) Sufficient means as much as is necessary, enough. However, the given sentence states that have you checked if we have enough information. Hence, ‘sufficient’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.48.(d) Participant means a person who takes part in something. The given sentence states that this training programme for students will help the participants understand the different methods of communication. Hence, ‘participants’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.49.(b) Attempt means an act of trying to do something. The given sentence states that she tried to break the record for the long jump. Hence, ‘attempt’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.50.(b)Concerned means worried and feeling concerned about something. However, the phrase ‘as far as I’m concerned’ is used to indicate that you are giving your own opinion. Similarly, the given sentence states that the narrator is giving his own opinion about somebody that he will love to attend the party. Hence, ‘concerned’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.51.(d) Persuaded means to make somebody believe something. The given sentence states that he was not ready at first to come with us for the picnic but we made him believe us. Hence, ‘persuaded’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.52.(a)‘Contentious’ means likely to cause an argument. The given sentence states that courts help in the resolution of issues that are likely to cause arguments. Hence, ‘contentious’ is the most appropriate answer.

Presumptuous:- confident that something will happen or that somebody will do something without making sure first, in a way that annoys people.

Conscientious:- careful to do something correctly and well.

Sol.53.(b) Refuge means protection from danger, trouble, etc. The given sentence states that during the tsunami, my family protects themselves in a guest house on the hill. Hence, ‘refugee’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.54.(b) Assist means to help someone in doing something. The given sentence states that can you please help me in sorting out these files on my computer. Hence, ‘assist’ is the most appropriate answer.  

Sol.55.(d) Instantly means without delay or immediately. The given sentence states that these days you can transfer money without delay. Hence, ‘instantly’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.56.(c) Completely means in every way, fully, totally. The given sentence states that the experience of having climbed Mt. Everest changes you in every way. Hence, ‘completely’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.57.(c)Sentinels mean a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch. The given sentence states that Courts are guardians of the Constitution. Hence, ‘sentinels’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.58. (a) Tedious means boring and lasting for a long time. The given sentence states that listening to cases being argued in court can be boring. Hence, ‘tedious’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.59.(b) Yourself is a reflexive pronoun that should be used for the pronoun ‘You’. Hence, ‘you are yourself responsible for this condition’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.60.(d) Eligible means having the right to do or have something. The given sentence states that all the candidates who have the right to take the test will receive scorecards. Hence, ‘eligible’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.61.(d) Challenge means something new and difficult that forces you to make a lot of effort. The given sentence states that people have overcome every difficult thing that forces them to make a lot of effort. Hence, ‘challenge’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.62.(d) Obsession means a person or thing that you think about too much. The given sentence states that the craze for taking selfies has only increased our thinking about ourselves. Hence, ‘obsession’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.63.(a) Opening means a job that is available. The given sentence states there is a job that is available in the advertising company for a copywriter. Hence, ‘opening’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.64.(b) Requirements mean something that you need or that you must do or have. The given sentence states that the narrator will refund the payment if they don’t get what they need. Hence, ‘requirements’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.65.(b) Intrude means to go into a place or be involved in a situation where you are not wanted or do not belong. In the given sentence, the narrator feels sorry to be involved in a situation with someone at a late hour. Hence, ‘intrude’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.66.(b) Concise means short and brief. The given sentence states that the team leader asked for a short and brief report of not more than one page. Hence, ‘concise’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.67.(a) Diverse means very different from each other. The given sentence states that they admit students from different academic backgrounds. Hence, ‘diverse’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.68.(b) ‘Attached’ means to fasten or join something to something. In the given sentence, somebody requests to complete the short questionnaire joined with it. Hence, ‘attached’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.69.(c)‘Surge’ means a sudden and strong increase in something. The given sentence states that humility is the emotion that got a sudden increase in the narrator when he stood on Mount Everest. Hence, ‘surged’ is the most appropriate answer. 

Sol.70.(b) Cherish means to keep a thought, feeling, etc. in your mind. The given sentence states that the narrator had a time of peace and goodwill that he will keep in his thoughts, mind. Hence, ‘cherish’ is the most appropriate answer.

Sol.71.(b) Alternative means one of two or more things that you can choose between. The given sentence states that four options are given to choose between. Hence, ‘alternatives’ is the most appropriate answer.

 

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