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Fillers for NIACL AO Prelims Exam

Directions (1-7): In each of the following sentences, there is a blank space. Below each such sentence, there are five options with one word each. Fill up the blanks with the word that makes the sentence grammatically and contextually correct.

Q1. The Army has ---------- over 2,500 tourists stranded near the 17th Mile area in east Sikkim, close to the India-China border, because of heavy snowfall, officials said on Saturday.
 save
 rescued
 killed
 failed
 captured

Q2. A high-performance magnetic tunnel junction that makes use of wavelike properties that are known and ---------- in optics has been proposed by researchers from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay.
 mechanized
 using
 exploited
 farmed
 fermented

Q3. A magnetic tunnel junction has two layers of ferromagnetic material ----------- by an insulating barrier.
 seperated
 joining
 mesmerized
 conjunction
 coiling

Q4. Astronomy enthusiasts and sky gazers will be able to -------------- five eclipses in 2019, two of which will be visible in India.
 calculate
 feel
 experience
 forecast
 visible

Q5. Helium – the second most --------- element in the universe – is hard to come by on Earth in its gaseous state, because it is so light that it can escape easily.
 abandon
 seen
 acclaimed
 abundant
 available

Q6. The new e-commerce policy betrays a --------- view of online and offline retail.
 daze
 tidiness
 clearness
 fierce
 muddled

Q7. The Meghalaya mining disaster has --------- a series of administrative lapses.
 manipulated
 exposed
 henceforth
 showing
 delayed

Directions (8-15): In each of the following sentences, there are two blank spaces. Below the sentences, there are five options and the blanks are to be filled with the pair of words given below to make the sentences correct. Fill up the sentences with the correct word.

Q8. American stocks suffered their worst Christmas-eve loss in market ----------- with the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing a ----------- 650 points on Monday, a drop of almost 3% within a single trading session.
 histories, excessive
 period, magnificent
 bulk, major
 strategy, great
 history, massive

Q9. Mr. Trump has been keen on projecting the stock market’s performance as a -------- of how well the U.S. economy is doing under his --------------.
 benchmarks, rule
 unimportance, president
 gauge, presidency
 barometer, contradiction
 None of the above

Q10. Laws seeking to regulate online activity, ------------ on social media, will have to be tested ---------- two fundamental rights: free speech and privacy.
 special, for
 particularly, from
 particular, with
 especially, against
 None of the above

Q11. With just months to ------ for the general election, the government looks all ----- to open the credit taps of the economy.
 went, prepared
 have, too
 pass, ready
 count, determined
 go, set

Q12. One good way to end any year is to look ------- at all the things you hated and make a list of the stuff that you reckon won’t ever be ---------- back.
 backward, holding
 forward, come
 back, coming
 behind, beholding
 None of the above

Q13. Global retailer Walmart ---------- out a whopping $16 billion to acquire a -------------- stake in online e-commerce platform Flipkart, to take on rival Amazon.
 shelled, controlling
 gave, heavy
 levied, huge
 took, small
 None of the above

Q14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday -------------- renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the Tri-color ------------ by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose here.
 released, naming
 announced, hoisting
 opening, named
 opened, hoist
 None of the above

Q15. The Ross Island was ----------- as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island --------- now be known as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep, Mr. Modi said during a speech.
 called, could
 rename, will
 renamed, would
 designated, was
 None of the above












SOLUTIONS

1.B
2.C
3.A
4.C
5.D
6.E
7.B
8.E
9.C
10.D
11.E
12.C
13.A
14.B
15.C

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