Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice_Test 24 of 31)

Glide to success with Doorsteptutor material for SSC-CGL : fully solved questions with step-by-step explanation- practice your way to success.

  1. With such a ________ of options, it is difficult for a high school student to choose which colleges to apply to, and choosing a course from a similar excess of options can place the student in a dilemma.
    1. plethora
    2. variety
    3. range
    4. number
    5. list
  2. Those who would ________ a child for telling a white lie should first ask themselves whether the child has learned from his or her elders that ________ frequently requires the truth to be hidden.
    1. punish-mendacity
    2. reward-life
    3. upbraid-etiquette
    4. reprimand-education
    5. laud-conformity
  3. An ill-considered decision once cost him a valuable friendship; this ________ experience taught him to ________ over his choices before announcing his position.
    1. serendipitous-mull
    2. inconsequential-anguish
    3. enlightening-meditate
    4. traumatic-vacillate
    5. salutary-deliberate
  4. The negotiations, which at first seemed to be moving towards a settlement, reached a/an ________ when it came to light that one of parties had been spreading ________ rumors about the other.
    1. conclusion-exaggerated
    2. impasse-pernicious
    3. landmark-idle
    4. watershed-unprintable
    5. junction-slanderous
  5. When alpha visited her cousin, a soldier dying of gangrene, a sense of ________ prevented her giving any sign of noticing the ________ smell that pervaded the room.
    1. decorum-fetid
    2. finality-nauseating
    3. propinquity-rancid
    4. reason-mysterious
    5. sanctity-heavenly

Developed by: