Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice-Test 1 of 31)

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  1. Today Wegener's theory is ____; however, he died an outsider treated with ____ by the scientific establishment.

    1. unsupported-approval

    2. dismissed-contempt

    3. accepted-approbation

    4. unchallenged-disdain

    5. unrivalled-reverence

  2. The revolution in art has not lost its steam; it ____ on as fiercely as ever.

    1. trudges

    2. meanders

    3. edges

    4. ambles

    5. rages

  3. Each occupation has its own ____; bankers, lawyers and computer professionals, for example, all use among themselves language which outsiders have difficulty following:

    1. merits

    2. disadvantages

    3. rewards

    4. jargon

    5. problems

  4. ____ by nature, Jones spoke very little even to his own family members.

    1. garrulous

    2. equivocal

    3. taciturn

    4. arrogant

    5. gregarious

  5. Biological clocks are of such ____ adaptive value to living organisms, that we would expect most organisms to ____ them.

    1. clear-avoid

    2. meager-evolve

    3. significant-eschew

    4. obvious-possess

    5. ambivalent-develop

  6. The peasants were the least ____ of all people, bound by tradition and ____ by superstitions.

    1. free-fettered

    2. enfranchised-rejected

    3. enthralled-tied

    4. pinioned-limited

    5. conventional-encumbered