Competitive Exams: Sentence Completion Questions (Practice_Test 9 of 31)

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  1. To reach Simonville, the traveller needs to drive with extreme caution along the ________ curves of mountain road that climbs ________ to the summit.
    1. serpentine-steeply
    2. jagged-steadily
    3. gentle-precipitously
    4. shady-steadily
    5. hair-raising-languidly
  2. The cricket match seemed ________ to our guests; they were used to watching sports in which the action is over in a couple of hours at the most.
    1. unintelligible
    2. inconsequential
    3. interminable
    4. implausible
    5. evanescent
  3. Our present accountant is most ________; unlike the previous ________ incumbent, he has never made a mistake in all the years that he has worked for the firm.
    1. unorthodox-heretical
    2. dependable-assiduous
    3. punctilious-painstaking
    4. asinine-diligent
    5. meticulous-unreliable
  4. The refugee՚s poor grasp of English is hardly an ________ problem; she can attend classes and improve within a matter of months.
    1. implausible
    2. insuperable
    3. inconsequential
    4. evocative
    5. injudicious
  5. We appreciated his ________ summary of situation; he wasted no words yet delineated his position most ________.
    1. comprehensive: Inadequately
    2. succinct: Direfully
    3. cogent: Persuasively
    4. verbose: Concisely
    5. grandiloquent: Eloquently
  6. His musical tastes are certainly ________; he has recordings ranging from classical piano performances to rock concerts, jazz and even Chinese opera.
    1. antediluvian
    2. eclectic
    3. harmonious
    4. sonorous
    5. dazzling

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