English Questions – Fill in the Blanks Set 112 (SSC CGL)

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  1. Airing his views at a recent rally, the pracharak likened beef to tobacco, in that both were__________.
    1) harmful
    2) destructive
    3) poisonous
    4) dangerous
    Answer & Explanation
  2. That neither of the candidates made it to the White House could testify to the alleged___________of the animal protein in question, which is patently parlous even to chew the fat over.
    1) sanitary

    2) toxicity

    3) neglecting
    4) inadvertence5) disdain

    Answer & Explanation
  3. A____________which skeptics might abbreviate not as PS but as pure and unadulterated BS.
    1) controllable
    2) disarmed

    3) negligence

    4) postscript
    5) listlessness

    Answer & Explanation
  4. If such a law comes into force there should no prizes for guessing which community will be targeted most, although anyone can potentially be____________by authorities.
    1) harassed
    2) naive

    3) omitting

    4) disfavor
    5) heedlessness

    Answer & Explanation
  5. India has for thousands of years___________and worshipped all natural resources, flora and fauna.
    1) innocuous

    2) backing
    3) lassitude
    4) revered
    5) inattention

    Answer & Explanation
  6. Being a very large and herbivorous animal it needs vast areas to roam: constantly browsing,___________, moving from place to place in search of food and water with the changing seasons.
    1) abetment

    2) compensation

    3) collaboration
    4) foraging
    5) contemplating

    Answer & Explanation
  7. The law, incidentally, also overturned a basic axiom of Indian jurisprudence: that everyone is____________innocent until proven guilty.
    1) cooperation
    2) furtherance

    3) omission

    4) deemed
    5) lethargy

    Answer & Explanation
  8. We can accuse the British for our poverty, our bureaucracy, our cumbersome laws, our rote learning, and so on, but such charges are time____________.
    1) reinforcement
    2) barred
    3) boost

    4) oblivion

    5) insouciance

    Answer & Explanation
  9. When we allow memories to condition our thinking, we lose the capacity for self-examination and____________so essential for progress.
    1) introspection
    2) apathy
    3) disesteem
    4)  bewilderment

    5) crudeness
    Answer & Explanation

    Explanation: introspection – the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.

  10. In the 1950s, most of the policies our Constitution enacted were to____________those aspects of our tradition that had made us weak.
    1) illiteracy

    2) soothe

    3) combat
    4) gratify
    5) denseness

    Answer & Explanation