In a survey ___1___ by a library, it was recently ___2___ that parents wish their children to read books with high moral ___3___. Around two thousand parents were interviewed and most of them ___4___ Dicken “The Christmas Carol” as a must-read for children. This Christmas tale ___5___ the fifty ...

1.

a.conducted

b. maintained

c. employed

d. circulated

2.

a.concurred

b. inferred

c. exposed

d. revealed

3.

a. dilemma

b. content

c.deliberation

d. ground

4.

a. restored

b.recommended

c. revised

d. remarked

5.

a. involving

b. revolving

c. employed

d. employing

6.

a. stingy

b. fastidious

c. finicky

d. fussy

7.

a. credible

b. reconciliatory

c. mandatory

d. conclusive

8.

a.unnerving

b. unsuspected

c.unfortunate

d. unexpected

9.

a. repulse

b. district

c. presume

d. attract

10.

a.dilemmas

b. discomfort

c.disturbances

d.consideration

 

Every month, scientists ___1___ new gadgets and new way to make technology faster and better. Our homes are full of hardware (such as DVD players and computers) and ___2___ (such as computer games and MP3s) ___3___ suggests, however, that it is the young people who are the best able to deal with cha...

1.

a. found

b. estimate

c. invent

d. discover

2.

a. software

b. screens

c. gadgets

d. laptops

3.

a. industry

b.experiment

c. program

d. research

4.

a. inventing

b. operating

c.discovering

d.explaining

5.

a. sudden

b. unique

c.complicated

d.automatic

6.

a. storage

b. lack

c. effect

d. amount

7.

a. in

b. at

c. on

d. to

8.

a. talent

b. master

c. ability

d.possibility

9.

a. able

b. please

c. decrease

d. easy

10.

a. easy

b.comfortable

c. pleased

d. able

 

All the political parties of India appear lost in the ___1___ exercise of fighting elections. There is nothing ___2___ about a ___3___ for votes in a democracy s India as and must ___4___. But democracies defeat themselves when they are ___5___ with the ___6___ of politics and must forget its ___7__...

1.  a. barren b. dreary c. physical d. bleak
2. a. Incongruous b. Improper c. Improbable d. Impractical
3. a. thought b. concern c. worry d. care
4.

a. defy

b. abide c. remain d. reside
5.

a. overwhelmed

b. worried    c. concerned d. obsesses
6. a. body b. form c. idea d. frame
7. a. contempt b. contains c. contents d. contends
8. a. optimism b. positivism c. pessimism d. pragmatism
9. a. roots b. stems c. flowers d. branches
10. a. latent b. explicit c. hidden d. unconcealed

 

d. unconcealed

It’s soccer’s newest power player; a ball called the socket generates and stores energy as players kick it, then provides energy at home. Fifteen minutes on the field ____1___ enough energy to power small light for three hours like India ___2___ kerosene, a leading cause of ____3____ illness and...

 

1      a. reserves b. stores c. conserves d. captures
2 a. restore b. replace c. supplant d. replace
3 a. Cardiac b. pulmonary c. respiratory d. cardio- vascular
4 a. inventory 
b. brainchild c. output d. achievement
5 a. promoted
b. funded
c. financed d. sponsored