Classical

Sentence Completion - Section 1

21:  

The telephone symbolises that awkard ______________ in all communication technologies ; while it _____________________ to bring us together, it keeps us apart.

A.

paradox, needs

B.

irony, intends

C.

paradox, tries

D.

irony wishes

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


22:  

The world is fast moving into a period of 'civilisational clash' in which the primary identification of people and countries will not be __________ as during the Cold War, but
 

A.

ideological, technological

B.

cultural, ethnic

C.

political, economic

D.

ideological, cultural

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


23:  

In our country, the challenges are to raise _____ incomes to reduce poverty, and to ____ inefficient public sector enterprises.

A.

farm, liberallse

B.

middle-class, privatise

C.

workers, take over

D.

rural, restructure

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


24:  

The interest generated by the Soccer World Cup is _____________ compared to the way cricket __________the nation.

A.

milder, fascinates

B.

lukewarm, electrifies

C.

tepid, inspires

D.

unusual, grips

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


25:  

Though one eye is kept firmly on the _______ , the company now also promotes ____ contemporary art.

A.

present, experimental

B.

future, popular

C.

present, popular

D.

market, popular

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :




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