Meaning of Words [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains Compulsory-English]: Questions 25 - 30 of 35

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Question 25

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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

He remained ________ to his seat. (Glowed/glued)

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He remained glued to his seat.

  • Glowed – shined
  • Glued – sticked

Question 26

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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

Didactic

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  • The novels with didactic Heros are always welcomed by the reading public.
  • Didactic – moral, edifying, moralizing.

Question 27

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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The boy _ to the words of their teacher. (Return/retort)

Question 28

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Ever since the dictator՚s _has arrived people are suffering. (rain/reign)

Question 29

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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It is almost _ to suggest that he does not lie. (Ascertain/ascetic)

Question 30

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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An individual՚s life is just a _ to the grand history of mankind. (preclude/prelude)