Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice-Test 4 of 31)

  1. After grafting there is a ____ of lymphocytes in the lymph glands; the newly produced lymphocytes then move in to attack the foreign tissue.

    1. diminution

    2. proliferation

    3. obliteration

    4. paucity

    5. attraction

  2. One ____ the new scheme is that it might actually ____ just those applicants that it was intended to encourage.

    1. highlight of-stimulate

    2. feature of-attract

    3. problem with-induce

    4. attraction of-intimidate

    5. drawback of-daunt

  3. Corruption is ____ in our society; the integrity of even senior officials is ____.

    1. growing-unquestioned

    2. endangered-disputed

    3. pervasive-intact

    4. rare-corrupted

    5. rife-suspect

  4. In their day to day decision making, many senior managers do not follow the rational model favored by orthodox management experts, but rather rely on intuitive processes that often appear ____ and ____.

    1. cerebral-considered

    2. heretical-judgmental

    3. conscientious-logical

    4. irrational-iconoclastic

    5. capricious-deliberate

  5. His characteristically ____ views on examination methods at university level have aroused ____ in those who want to introduce innovative and flexible patterns of assessment.

    1. hidebound-antagonism

    2. moderate-anger

    3. reactionary-admiration

    4. rigid-support

    5. accommodating-annoyance

  6. Our grandfather was an entertaining ____; he used to ____ us with marvelous anecdotes that we, in our childlike simplicity, accepted unquestioningly.

    1. rascal-bore

    2. orator-intimidate

    3. raconteur-regale

    4. curmudgeon-surprise

    5. tyrant-stupefy