Classical

Sentence Completion - Section 1

36:  

Exhaustion of natural resources, destruction of individual initiative by governments, control over man's minds by central ___ of education and propaganda are some of the major evils which appear to be on the increase as a result of the impact of science upon minds suited by ______ to an earlier kind of world.

A.

tenets; fixation

B.

aspects; inhibitions

C.

institutions; inhibitions

D.

organs; tradition

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :

'Navigators, calendar makers' are best clubbed under the category of 'observers' rather than 'scrutinizers', as the latter term is more used to refer to specialists in a particular field. 'Students' can also fit to a certain extent and this leaves us with options (b), (d). 'Concede' has more to do with defeat or revision which is more apt in this context than 'agree' or 'conclude'. Hence, option (c) is correct.


37:  

But-------------------- are now regularly written not just for tools, but well-established practices, organisations and institutions, not all of which seem to be ------------------- away.

A.

reports, withering

B.

stories, trading

C.

books, dying

D.

obituaries, fading

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


38:  

The Darwin who ____________ is most remarkable for the way in which he _____ the attributes of the world class.thinker and head of the household.

A.

comes, figures

B.

arises, adds

C.

emerges, combines

D.

appeared, combines

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


39:  

Since her face was free of ______ _ there was no way to ________ if she appreciated what had happened.

A.

make-up, realise

B.

expression, ascertain

C.

emotion, diagnose

D.

scars, understand

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


40:  

In this context, the ______ of the British labour movement is particularly ____ _

A.

affiar, weird

B.

activity, moving

C.

experience, significant

D.

atmosphere, gloomy

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :




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