Meaning of Words [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains Compulsory-English]: Questions 13 - 18 of 35

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Question 13

Meaning of Words
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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Use these phrases in sentences of your own to bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words.

According to

Question 14

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Use each of the following words to make a sentence that brings out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words.

Clumsy

Question 15

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Use each of the following words to make a sentence that brings out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words.

Gratitude

Question 16

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Use the following words to make sentences that bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words. (No marks will be given for vague and ambiguous sentences) 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Stagger

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  • The stagger of the patient worried the doctors.
  • Stagger – move or walk unsteadily as if about to fall.

Question 17

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Use the following words to make sentences that bring out their meaning clearly. Do not change the form of the words. (No marks will be given for vague and ambiguous sentences) 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

Contagious

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  • There are preventive measures available for contagious diseases.
  • Contagious –that spread from one person to another especially through direct contact, infectious, communicable, and transmittable.

Question 18

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Choose the appropriate word to fill in the blanks: 1 × 5 = 5 Marks

The chief was ________ of the latest development. (Apprised/appraised)

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The chief was apprised of the latest development.

  • Apprised – tol, described, explained.
  • Appraised assessed, evaluated, judged.