DIRECTIONS (Qs.1-5) : Each of the questions in this section
has a sentence with a blank space and four words given after
the sentence. Select whichever word you consider most
appropriate for the blank space and indicate your choice on
the Answer Sheet. An accomplice is a partner in ___________.
Imbiber means one who absorbs something. Impresario
means a person who organizes concert and plays.
Imitator is the one who copies another person. Imposter
is the pretender, so correct answer is option (d)
Honest means truthful. Selfish is a person who just
thinks about himself. Unscrupulous means dishonest.
Conscientious means diligent or hardworking. Looking
at the sentence, it is understood that the person is
very hardworking. Thus option (d) is the best answer.
Evoke means bring to mind and when a response is
needed. Thus clearly option (a) is the answer. Provided
means given with. Provoked means to incite. Prevent
means to stop. Thus these meanings do not fit here.
It is evident from the question that too many
skyscrapers are blocking the sight of the beach. Now,
reveal means to show. Obstruct means to block or stop
which perfectly fits here. Make means to build. Clear
means clean or without any blemish. Thus we see that
option (b) is the best answer.
DIRECTIONS (Qs.6-8) : Each questions below consists of a
word in capital letters followed by four words or group of words.
Select the word or group of words that is most similar in meaning
to the words in capital letters.
DIRECTIONS (Qs.9-10) :After passage, you will find several
questions based on the passage. First, read a passage, and then
answer the questions based on it. You are required to select your
answers based on the contents of the passage and opinion of the
The New Year is a time for resolutions. Mentally at least, most of
us could compile formidable lists of do’s and don’ts. The same
old favourites recur year in and year out with monotonous regularity.
Past experience has taught us that certain accomplishments are
beyond attainment. If we remain inveterate smokers, it is only
because we have so often experienced the frustration that results
from failure. Most of us fail in our efforts at self improvement
because our schemes are too ambitious and we never have time to
carry them out. We also make the fundamental error of announcing
our resolutions to everybody so that we look even more foolish
when we slip back into our old bad ways.