Fill in the Blank - Practice Paper 1

Direction: In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

1.The clever politician __________ his way to the ministerial position in a short time.
 A. faked
 B. wangled
 C. scaled
 D. moved
 
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2.The firm is __________ heavy losses due to wrong policies.
 A. making
 B. maintaining
 C. incurring
 D. reporting
 
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3.The house is in a terrible state; the paint on the doors is __________ badly.
 A. flaking
 B. rotting
 C. eroding
 D. decaying
 
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4.Macbeth was __________ by his wife to commit the murder of Duncan.
 A. forced
 B. excited
 C. instigated
 D. incited
 
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5.Since the road was closed for repairs he took the __________.
 A. deviation
 B. digression
 C. diversion
 D. divergence
 
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6.Prospective candidates have to prove that they have sufficient money to cover their __________ and tuition.
 A. boarding
 B. lodging
 C. sustenance
 D. maintenance
 
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7.The higher class students should be careful as regards discipline as the youngsters tend to __________ them.
 A. mimic
 B. ape
 C. simulate
 D. emulate
 
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8.Due to stringent financial conditions of the firm, several workers have been declared __________.
 A. extra
 B. abundant
 C. redundant
 D. superfluous
 
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