RBI Assistant Exam: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice_Test 30 of 31)

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  1. The scientist՚s enthusiasm was ________; she had already published enough papers on the topic to fill a ________, and yet there were no definitive conclusions to be drawn, and the work seemed interminable.
    1. waning-paragraph
    2. flagging-tome
    3. unqualified-journal
    4. at a peak-book
    5. increasing-library
  2. There was no need to read the ________: We knew only one journalist who dared to use such ________ expressions in a publication known for its formal language.
    1. work-conservative
    2. title-cryptic
    3. publication-grotesque
    4. byline-colloquial
    5. article-strong
  3. It is true that ageing is an ________ process, yet there no need to ________ despair: There is much that we can do to delay the worst effects of old age.
    1. upsetting-refuse to
    2. interminable-agree to
    3. inexorable-wallow in
    4. inevitable-gloss over
    5. uplifting-succumb to
  4. The exorbitantly expensive decor of mansion was widely criticized: The celebrity՚s ________ display of wealth ________ all the norms of good taste.
    1. ostentatious-transcended
    2. avaricious-upheld
    3. grandiose-underpinned
    4. restrained-subverted
    5. excessive-confirmed
  5. The bully had to retreat ________ from the playground when his victim remained ________ in the face of his taunts; the firmness of former victim rallied the support of other children who turned on the former bully with contempt.
    1. rapidly-passive
    2. ignominiously-implacable
    3. repeatedly-cowed
    4. infrequently-intimidated
    5. immediately-silent

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