Sentence Completion Set – 21 Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
It is . . . . . . . . that we realise our duties to our mother land; if we fail to do so, our freedom will be in jeopardy.

A. vicious
B. vile
C. vital
D. virtuous

C. vital


Question 2.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The manner in which bombs exploded in five trains within a short span of time suggests that it is a part of a . . . . . . . .

A. game
B. villainy
C. conspiracy
D. sabotage

C. conspiracy


Question 3.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The manager tried hard to . . . . . . . . his men to return to work before declaring a lockout.

A. motivate
B. persuade
C. encourage
D. permit

B. persuade


Question 4.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Sachin . . . . . . . . another feather . . . . . . . . his cap by his wonderful performance in the one day match.

A. kept , by
B. captured , from
C. took , in
D. created , for
E. added , to

E. added , to


Question 5.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Man does not live by . . . . . . . . alone.

A. diet
B. food
C. meals
D. bread

D. bread


Question 6.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
A crescendo of metallic thuds arose from the market, where the iron-smiths were . . . . . . . . the pieces of metals.

A. hammering
B. flattening
C. thrashing
D. striking

B. flattening


Question 7.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Colgate has also set an ambitious aim of . . . . . . . . an eight per cent value share of the tooth paste market by the end of the first year.

A. keeping
B. distributing
C. cornering
D. soliciting

C. cornering


Question 8.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
They wanted to . . . . . . . . all these books, but they could not find . . . . . . . . time to do so.

A. cover , almost
B. peruse , necessary
C. dispose , some
D. read , sufficient
E. buy , some

D. read , sufficient


Question 9.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
His life consists of . . . . . . . . drinking punctuated by periods of drunken sleep.

A. barrels
B. bouts
C. bowls
D. pints

B. bouts


Question 10.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The most important task of the Air Force is to . . . . . . . . the country against an air attack by an enemy.

A. protect
B. save
C. defend
D. secure

C. defend


Question 11.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
He shifted to his late parents’ house not because of the . . . . . . . . it provided but for purely . . . . . . . . reasons.

A. convenience , sentimental
B. grace , aesthetic
C. value , monetary
D. comforts , personal
E. benefit , extraneous

A. convenience , sentimental


Question 12.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
. . . . . . . . the broker had warned him that the stock was a . . . . . . . . investment, he insisted on buying a thousand shares.

A. Because , prudent
B. Since , negligible
C. Because , speculative
D. As , vulnerable
E. Although , precarious

E. Although , precarious


Question 13.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The twins are so alike that I cannot . . . . . . . . one from the other.

A. discern
B. tell
C. say
D. notice

A. discern


Question 14.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
If a speech is full of pompous words, it is . . . . . . . .

A. verbose
B. bombastic
C. grandiose
D. grandiloquent

D. grandiloquent


Question 15.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Since we . . . . . . . . read every book, we . . . . . . . . only the famous ones.

A. have , sold
B. should , buy
C. must , ignore
D. can , purchase
E. cannot , select

E. cannot , select


Question 16.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
He was . . . . . . . . of playing . . . . . . . . and loose with the sentiments of his dearest friends.

A. complained , thick
B. accused , tight
C. innocent , false
D. guilty , fast

B. accused , tight


Question 17.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
There was a serious . . . . . . . . between the two brothers.

A. alliteration
B. alteraction
C. alteration
D. aberration

B. alteraction


Question 18.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The movement of the train was so . . . . . . . . that all the passengers slept very well.

A. distracting
B. noisy
C. soothing
D. fast

C. soothing


Question 19.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The Education Minister emphasised the need to discover and . . . . . . . . each student’s . . . . . . . . talents.

A. enlarge , dormant
B. belittle , concealed
C. suppress , potential
D. flourish , hidden
E. develop , intrinsic

E. develop , intrinsic


Question 20.

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
I would like to . . . . . . . . your attention to the second paragraph of my letter . . . . . . . . to the terms of sale of the machinery.

A. invite , according
B. withdraw , regarding
C. react , mainly
D. draw , pertaining
E. focus , connecting

D. draw , pertaining


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