English Language (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 67 - 71 of 292

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In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. For each blank four words are suggested, one of which fits the blank. Find the appropriate word in each case.

The earth is one of the known planets that circle the Sun. In

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times, the men who studied the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

antique

b.

ancient

c.

modern

d.

past

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about. The latter they named planets or wanderers

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

move

b.

jumps

c.

run

d.

roam

Question number: 69

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Select the correct meaning of the Idioms and Phrases out of the four choices given.

Bear up

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

To have patience

b.

To crush

c.

To face bravely

d.

To drive back

Question number: 70

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In the following question, each passage consists of five sentences. The first sentence (S1) and last sentence (S2) are given. The remaining there sentences are labeled P, Q and R. You are required to find out the proper sequence of the three sentences.

S1: There is no general agreement about how the planets were formed

S2: ________

S3:

S4: ________

P: swirling clouds of matter began to condense through the action of centrifugal force

Q: the most widely accepted theory is that about 5000 million years ago

R: the heavier molecules were concentrated near the centre of eddies

S5: and the lighter gaseous material was thrown out towards the periphery

The sequence should be

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

PRQ

b.

PQR

c.

RPQ

d.

QPR

Question number: 71

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Choose the word which best fills the blank, from the following options.

The young man was quickly promoted when his Managing Director saw how________he was.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

cursory

b.

lethargic

c.

indigent

d.

assiduous

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