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Directions (1-05): In the following questions a sentence is given following with three words. Choose among the following words which can fit in the sentence correctly.

Q1. Because Max is not good in science, he will find medical school to be a ______________ task.

(A) delightful
(B) intimidating
(C) daunting

(a)Only (A)
(b)Only (B)
(c)Only (C)
(d)All are correct
(e)Only (B) and (C)

Q2. Community leaders were quick to _____________ the police for reacting too violently to the disturbances.

(A) denounce
(B) deceive
(C) colossal

(a)Only (A)
(b)Only (B)
(c)Only (C)
(d)All are correct
(e)Only (A) and (C)

Q3. Rahul is very rich, but he doesn’t like to ___________ his wealth or waste his money.

(A) disguise
(B) trite
(C) gasconade

(a)Only (A)
(b)Only (B)
(c)Only (C)
(d)All are correct
(e)Only (B) and (C)

Q4. The rainforest is also held to be useful to us because it will help to _______________ the worst impacts of global warming.

(A) kiosk
(B) attenuate
(C) addendum

(a)Only (A)
(b)Only (B)
(c)Only (C)
(d)All are correct
(e)Only (B) and (C)

Q5. A major global trade war in the 1930s had __________ results as it deepened the Great Depression.

(A) felicitous
(B) horrendous
(C) tragic

(a)Only (A)
(b)Only (B)
(c)Only (C)
(d)All are correct
(e)Only (B) and (C)

Answers:- 

S1. Ans. (e)
Sol. Among the given words, ‘daunting’ and ‘intimidating’ can fit in the given blank. ‘delightful’ will not fit in the blank because it is contextually incorrect. Hence, option (e) is the most suitable answer choice.
Intimidating means ‘frighten or overawe (someone), especially in order to make them do what one wants’.
Daunting means ‘seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating’.
Delightful means ‘invoking to take great pleasure in’.

S2. Ans. (a)Sol. Among the given words, ‘denounce’ can fit in the given blank. ‘deceive’ and ‘criticising’ will not fit in the blank because they are grammatically and contextually incorrect. Hence, option (a) is the most suitable answer choice.
Deceive means ‘deliberately cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, especially for personal gain’.
Denounce means ‘publicly declare to be wrong or evil, inform against’.
Colossal means ‘extremely large or great’.

S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. Among the given words, ‘gasconade’ can fit in the given blank. ‘disguise’ and ‘disguised’ will not fit in the blank because they are grammatically and contextually incorrect. Hence, option (c) is the most suitable answer choice.
Gasconade means ‘extravagant boasting’.
Disguise means ‘give (someone or oneself) a different appearance in order to conceal one’s identity’.
Trite means ‘lacking originality on account of freshness/dull on account of overuse’.

S4. Ans. (b)
Sol. Among the given words, ‘attenuate’ can fit in the given blank. ‘kiosk’ and ‘addendum’ will not fit in the blank because they are grammatically and contextually incorrect. Hence, option (b) is the most suitable answer choice.
Attenuate means ‘reduce the force, effect, or value of’.
Addendum means ‘things to be added at the end of a book etc.’
Kiosk means ‘a small open-fronted hut or cubicle from which newspapers, refreshments, tickets, etc. are sold’.

S5. Ans. (e)
Sol. Among the given words, ‘horrendous’ and ‘tragic’ can fit in the given blank. ‘felicitous’ will not fit in the blank because of the adverse results. Hence, option (e) is the most suitable answer choice.
Tragic– causing or characterized by extreme distress or sorrow
Felicitous – well chosen or suited to the circumstances/ pleasing and fortunate.
Horrendous – extremely unpleasant, horrifying, or terrible.

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