Quiz-44

1. Part of the confusion in our societies _______ from our pursuit of efficiency and
economic growth, in the __________ that these are the necessary ingredients of progress.

 
 
 
 
 

2. English speakers in India ____ those in all of western Europe, not ________ the
United Kingdom.

 
 
 
 
 

3. Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the word

Provocation

 
 
 
 
 

4. Match the statements from column 1 with column 2 and find which of the following pair
of statements given in the options make contextually and grammatically correct sense.

Column 1
A. The global nitrogen-use efficiency is low, resulting in pollution by reactive nitrogen
which threatens human health,
B. The second Scorpene submarine Khanderi has completed all trials in the final stages
of acceptance
C. The government had announced the SGB scheme in an effort to wean people away
from purchasing physical gold
Column 2
D. ecosystem services, contributes to climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion.

E. and encourage them to buy gold bonds instead.
F. and is expected to be commissioned into the Navy by end April or early May.

 
 
 
 
 

5. Choose the word which is the OPPOSITE in meaning as the word
printed in bold

Erratically

 
 
 
 
 

6. The Medical Council of India has prescribed a bitter _______ that all doctors must
now ________.

 
 
 
 
 

7. Air quality has a strong bearing in India’s ability to __________________ high economic
growth, but national policy has treated the issue with____________________ importance.

 
 
 
 
 

8. War has been, throughout history, the chief _________ of social cohesion; and since
science began, it has been the strongest ________ to technical progress.

 
 
 
 
 

9. Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the
word

Incongruity

 
 
 
 
 

10. Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning as the
word

Mulling

 
 
 
 
 

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