Meaning of Words [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains Compulsory-English]: Questions 31 - 35 of 35

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Question 31

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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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 Se form of the words: (No marks will be given for vague and ambiguous sentences) :

Petrified

Question 32

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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 Se form of the words: (No marks will be given for vague and ambiguous sentences) :

i. Mandatory

Question 33

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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

Insular

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  • Maria՚s insular character is the cause of all the problems in her life.
  • Insular – inward looking, narrow minded.

Question 34

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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 player was crying ________. (Foul/fowl)

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The player was crying foul.

  • Fowl – a bird
  • Foul – vulgar, uncouth, lude.

Question 35

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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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 Se form of the words: (No marks will be given for vague and ambiguous sentences) :

Dilemma