Sentence Completion - Section 1

In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is left unfinished. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four.

The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but what________

A. he makes out of it
B. he gets for others
C. he has overcome through it
D. he becomes by it

Option: D

Explanation :
(a) A man's toil may help to make out wealth,
but it is not the ultimate aim.
(b) A man's toil may secure a lot of things for his children or friends . That too is not something great.
(c) A man's toil may help him to overcome many dificulties, but that does not give him much pleasure.
So, choice (d) is the best answer. What one becomes by one's toil is greater than what one gets


Scientists have found________evidence that Neanderthals, now an extinct species of humans________Europe , were cannibals.

A. grisly, living in
B. incontrovertible, A cross
C. chilling , inhibiting
D. proper, in

Option: C

Explanation :


 A country's wealth is its people.But instead of drawing out the strengths of the people, instead of drawing out their talent, this use of religion debases, degrades and depresses than ________.

A. in greater and greater measure
B. further
C. beyond reasonable limit
D. more and more

Option: D

Explanation :


________ the more they remain the same.

A. The less the dynamism
B. The more things change
C. The more pronounced the transformation
D. The more the merrier

Option: B

Explanation :
'They' in the part after the comma must refer to somebody or something. Hence, only choice
(b) will fit as 'they' in that case refers to 'things'.


The trail is the thing , not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and you miss

A. all you are travelling for.
B. all the sights you are supposed to see.
C. the very excitement of your travel
D. all the enjoyments of travel

Option: C

Explanation :
Here, the trail is the important thing and hence the excitement of the trail is what you will be
looking for.

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