1. Traffic problems in Bombay are as serious as in any other city in India; and they are complicated by digging of roads by the corporation on this or that ____.

(a) aspect (b) pretext

(c) intention (d) instance

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  1. Nowadays there exists a spirit of___ among the various departments of the University. This has led to a number of interdisciplinary research publications due to interaction of various research groups.

(a) co-operation (b) education

(c) casteism (d) favouritism

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  1. The stock market is very_____ at the moment.

(a) sensible (b) sensitive

(c) intensive (d) remunerative

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  1. Man is still a____in the labour market.

(a) guilt (b) possibility

(c) endemic (d) commodity

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  1. Survival of mankind itself is in danger due to__________of atomic weapons.

(a) perpetuation (b) regularisation

(c) provocation (d) proliferation

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  1. His remarks were filled with _____ , which sounded lofty but presented nothing new to the audience.

(a) aphorisms (b) platitudes

(c) bombast (d) adages

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  1. When indecision grips a nation, free men feel the need for an _____ruler and are prepared to throw democracy overboard.

(a) optimistic (b) autocratic

(c) eccentric (d) energetic

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  1. India has the_______ of high saving and low growth rates.

(a) irony (b) similarity

(c) difference (d) paradox

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  1. Few countries can____India in variety, colour and richness of dance-forms.

(a) rival (b) depict

(c) parallel (d) fight

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  1. The entire village condoled ____ the jawan’s widow in her bereavement.

(a) in (b) for (c) to (d) with

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  1. The battalion operating from the mountain was able to tie____ three enemy divisions.

(a) up (b) down (c) on (d) with

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  1. His attitude to his boss was so_____ that it caused a good deal of repulsion.

(a) refulgent (b) arrogant

(c) sycophantic (d) hybrid

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  1. His fears were explicitly betrayed by his______ voice.

(a) phonetic (b) tremulous

(c) tenuous (d) malodorous

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  1. The influence of the environment on man is revealed by an_____ study.

(a) anthropological (b) ecological

(c) epigraphic (d) numismatic

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  1. She had a terrible night caused by a(n)_____ during her sleep.

(a) incubus (b) debility

(c) obsession (d) delusion

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  1. Alexander Solzhepitsyn’s works will be_______ by every lover of liberal thought and they will bring home to him how restrictive freedom is in the Russian system.

(a) rejected (b) skimmed

(c) compiled (d) perused

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  1. A great literary or artistic work is known as______.

(a) par excellence (b) bete noire

(c) peccadillo (d) magnum opus

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  1. ____ at the major ports has led planners to develop satellite ports near them.

(a) density (b) containment

(c) transportation (d) congestion

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  1. The carriage foundered in a snowdrift and it took two hours to_____ it.

(a) exert (b) pillage

(c) exacerbate (d) extricate

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  1. Since the British were masters of the seas, no ____ power could venture into Indian waters under British rule.

(a) territorial (b) continental

(c) maritime (d) geo-political

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