RBI Assistant Exam: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice_Test 12 of 31)

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  1. It will be hard to ________ Leonid now that you have so ________ him.
    1. pacify-soothed
    2. mollify-incensed
    3. antagonize-irritated
    4. anger-ruffled
    5. subdue-subjugated
  2. The lectures on quantum physics were invariably ________; the lecturer ________ his ill-prepared material in a manner guaranteed to send even the most ardent student to sleep.
    1. stimulating-delivered
    2. pedestrian-enthused about
    3. soporific-droned
    4. scintillating-intoned
    5. arcane-marshaled
  3. Edward was understandably upset that he had lost the position, but he was ________ by the conviction that he had done nothing to ________ the dismissal.
    1. consoled-merit
    2. warmed-avoid
    3. comforted-mar
    4. miffed-delay
    5. saddened-earn
  4. Alpha ________ to counteract her negative feelings, but only succeeded in ________ them.
    1. tried-allaying
    2. hoped-mitigating
    3. desired-ameliorating
    4. hesitated-deprecating
    5. endeavoured-intensifying
  5. She was roundly condemned for her ________; she betrayed the woman to whom she owed her success.
    1. truculence
    2. perfidy
    3. serendipity
    4. pragmatism
    5. discernment
  6. The progress of disease is ________; it spreads stealthily without any symptoms in the early stages.
    1. dramatic
    2. acute
    3. blatant
    4. insidious
    5. inexorable

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