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Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 1

Directions: In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.

There is something (1)_____ to human pride in a rustic life. It grates against the heart to think of the tone in which we unconsciously permit ourselves to (2)_____ a rustic. We see in him humanity in its (3)_____ state. It is a sad thought to feel that we despise him; that all we (4)_____ in our species is what has been (5)_____ by art; the gaudy dress, the glittering equipage, or even the cultivated intellect. The mere and naked material of nature we eye with indifference, or (6)_____ on with disdain. Poor child of toil, from the grey dawn to the setting sun, one long test of (7)_____. And then too, mark how we comment upon his scanty holidays, how we hedge in his mirth, and how we turn hilarity into crime. Do we not mistake the idyllic, (8)_____ rustic charm for uncouth, inelegant artlessness?
Why not look upon the whole issue from the other (9)_____. How does the rustic view the uptown gentry? The view will surely not be very (10)_____. And yet, the 'rustic' has the civility to 'waive off' such 'reckless' opinions about the urban folk and restrict himself to the upkeep of values only on his own part.

Find out the appropriate word and fill blank (9).

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 1

The passage talks about looking from another viewpoint or aspect. There is no dividing into periods or phases.
So, first two options are incorrect. 'Gradient' means a slope and 'apex' means is the peak. These two also don't fit in the given context.
So, third and fourth options are also incorrect. Correct answer is option (e).

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 2

Directions: In the following sentence, there are three blank spaces. Below the sentence, there are some options and each option consists of three words which can be filled up in the blanks to make the sentence meaningful. Choose the correct option.

There are several theories which try to ________ the functional ________ for the stripes found in Zebras, though none of them is fully ________.

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 2

A theory can explain the reason for something but may not be very convincing (capable of causing someone to believe that something is true or real). Option d has the best fillers.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 3

Directions: From among the given combinations, choose the one that contains words that fit in the sentence in the same order and make the sentence logically and grammatically correct.

She was by now convinced that her daughter had _______ her love of singing from her father who had died _______ unexpectedly away from home.

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 3

Clue is provided by 'her love of singing from her father.' This suggests that the girl imbibed the love for singing from her father. Something that is received by a child from a parent is known as 'inheritance,' so 'inherited' fits in the blank (a). No other adverb but 'so' in the second blank makes the sentence meaningful.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 4

Directions: From among the given combinations, choose the one that contains words that fit in the sentence in the same order and make the sentence logically and grammatically correct.

Letters to the editor should be ________ in style and quite ________.

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 4

Option (c) contains words 'lucid' and 'objective', which are appropriate to be used in context of letter to the editor. 'Lucid' means intelligible or clear enough to be understood. Objective means unbiased. This is a perfect match for describing characteristics of letter to editor.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 5

Directions: In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.

There is something (1)_____ to human pride in a rustic life. It grates against the heart to think of the tone in which we unconsciously permit ourselves to (2)_____ a rustic. We see in him humanity in its (3)_____ state. It is a sad thought to feel that we despise him; that all we (4)_____ in our species is what has been (5)_____ by art; the gaudy dress, the glittering equipage, or even the cultivated intellect. The mere and naked material of nature we eye with indifference, or (6)_____ on with disdain. Poor child of toil, from the grey dawn to the setting sun, one long test of (7)_____. And then too, mark how we comment upon his scanty holidays, how we hedge in his mirth, and how we turn hilarity into crime. Do we not mistake the idyllic, (8)_____ rustic charm for uncouth, inelegant artlessness?
Why not look upon the whole issue from the other (9)_____. How does the rustic view the uptown gentry? The view will surely not be very (10)_____. And yet, the 'rustic' has the civility to 'waive off' such 'reckless' opinions about the urban folk and restrict himself to the upkeep of values only on his own part.

Find out the appropriate word and fill blank (2).

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 5

The key word is 'tone'. So, the rustic is being spoken to. But 'speak' does not fit with the flow of the sentence. It requires 'to' after the blank. Similar idea is found in 'address' which means 'to speak to'. It fits the blank and is correct.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 6

Directions: The passage has blanks and each blank is numbered. A word is given in brackets for each blank. If the given word is correct, choose option 5 as your answer. Else, choose the most appropriate word from among the given options.

Indeed, the sheer joy of watching a movie and ___1 (keeping)___ on our favourite food go hand in hand. However, to be forced to cough up extra money to not just ___2 (terminate)___ hunger pangs, but also quench thirst is an aftertaste that no cinegoer relishes. Both the steep prices and the ___3 (production)___ to carry your food items in cinema halls have been a cause of heartburn for many a movie viewer. Invariably the ___4 (element)___ of a good film is soured by the exorbitant cost of not just sundry food items such as popcorn, soft drinks and burger, but even an essential bottle of water, all of which are sold at an unjustified premium. Now at least viewers in Maharashtra can heave a sigh of relief. Come August, they will be able to take their food into cinema halls and also expect ___5 (reconsideration)___ of food prices.

The Maharashtra Government has done well to pay ___6 (need)___ to the Bombay High Court's observation which had not too long ago directed to look into the matter. Why film viewers should be compelled to buy food, the Bench had rightly asked. More so, since the existing rules don't even justify the arbitrariness of the diktat that viewers are forced to comply with. Unlike other avenues of entertainment, cinema is not an elitist medium aimed at a privileged few ready to pay extra for fringe ___7 (effects)___; instead it is everyone's cup of tea. Thus masses' prime time passion for cinema can't become an excuse to deny them their fair share of tea, cola, coffee at a fair price.

Analysts speaking on ___8 (destruction)___ of multiplex owners might cry foul and dub the Maharashtra Government's decision a populist move. However, the impending step that has already brought cheer to viewers in Maharashtra is worthy of ___9 (clearance)___, and other states must take a cue. The veiled threat that this could lead to further escalation in movie ticket prices can't be taken lying down and should be met with the same resolve and intention that drives the lifting of existing ban. Overcharging for food and water by cinema hall owners ___10 (leads)___ to fraud.

Fill in the blank 6.

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 6

'Pay heed' is a phrasal verb which means to pay attention. The sentence suggests that the Maharashtra Government paid attention to the Bombay High Court's observation and acted accordingly. So, only this fits in the context.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 7

Directions: The passage has blanks and each blank is numbered. A word is given in brackets for each blank. If the given word is correct, choose option 5 as your answer. Else, choose the most appropriate word from among the given options.
Indeed, the sheer joy of watching a movie and ___1 (keeping)___ on our favourite food go hand in hand. However, to be forced to cough up extra money to not just ___2 (terminate)___ hunger pangs, but also quench thirst is an aftertaste that no cinegoer relishes. Both the steep prices and the ___3 (production)___ to carry your food items in cinema halls have been a cause of heartburn for many a movie viewer. Invariably the ___4 (element)___ of a good film is soured by the exorbitant cost of not just sundry food items such as popcorn, soft drinks and burger, but even an essential bottle of water, all of which are sold at an unjustified premium. Now at least viewers in Maharashtra can heave a sigh of relief. Come August, they will be able to take their food into cinema halls and also expect ___5 (reconsideration)___ of food prices.
The Maharashtra Government has done well to pay ___6 (need)___ to the Bombay High Court's observation which had not too long ago directed to look into the matter. Why film viewers should be compelled to buy food, the Bench had rightly asked. More so, since the existing rules don't even justify the arbitrariness of the diktat that viewers are forced to comply with. Unlike other avenues of entertainment, cinema is not an elitist medium aimed at a privileged few ready to pay extra for fringe ___7 (effects)___; instead it is everyone's cup of tea. Thus masses' prime time passion for cinema can't become an excuse to deny them their fair share of tea, cola, coffee at a fair price.
Analysts speaking on ___8 (destruction)___ of multiplex owners might cry foul and dub the Maharashtra Government's decision a populist move. However, the impending step that has already brought cheer to viewers in Maharashtra is worthy of ___9 (clearance)___, and other states must take a cue. The veiled threat that this could lead to further escalation in movie ticket prices can't be taken lying down and should be met with the same resolve and intention that drives the lifting of existing ban. Overcharging for food and water by cinema hall owners ___10 (leads)___ to fraud.

Fill in the blank 7.

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 7

The extra benefits like food and water during a movie can be attained only by those paying extra. These 'extra benefits' restricted to the privileged class are termed as 'fringe benefits'. 

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 8

Directions: The passage has blanks and each blank is numbered. A word is given in brackets for each blank. If the given word is correct, choose option 5 as your answer. Else, choose the most appropriate word from among the given options.

Indeed, the sheer joy of watching a movie and ___1 (keeping)___ on our favourite food go hand in hand. However, to be forced to cough up extra money to not just ___2 (terminate)___ hunger pangs, but also quench thirst is an aftertaste that no cinegoer relishes. Both the steep prices and the ___3 (production)___ to carry your food items in cinema halls have been a cause of heartburn for many a movie viewer. Invariably the ___4 (element)___ of a good film is soured by the exorbitant cost of not just sundry food items such as popcorn, soft drinks and burger, but even an essential bottle of water, all of which are sold at an unjustified premium. Now at least viewers in Maharashtra can heave a sigh of relief. Come August, they will be able to take their food into cinema halls and also expect ___5 (reconsideration)___ of food prices.
The Maharashtra Government has done well to pay ___6 (need)___ to the Bombay High Court's observation which had not too long ago directed to look into the matter. Why film viewers should be compelled to buy food, the Bench had rightly asked. More so, since the existing rules don't even justify the arbitrariness of the diktat that viewers are forced to comply with. Unlike other avenues of entertainment, cinema is not an elitist medium aimed at a privileged few ready to pay extra for fringe ___7 (effects)___; instead it is everyone's cup of tea. Thus masses' prime time passion for cinema can't become an excuse to deny them their fair share of tea, cola, coffee at a fair price.
Analysts speaking on ___8 (destruction)___ of multiplex owners might cry foul and dub the Maharashtra Government's decision a populist move. However, the impending step that has already brought cheer to viewers in Maharashtra is worthy of ___9 (clearance)___, and other states must take a cue. The veiled threat that this could lead to further escalation in movie ticket prices can't be taken lying down and should be met with the same resolve and intention that drives the lifting of existing ban. Overcharging for food and water by cinema hall owners ___10 (leads)___ to fraud.

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 8

Refer to the context, '... already brought cheer to viewers ... and other states must take a cue ...' This points towards a step which must be copied by other states as it brought happiness for the viewers. Option (c) which means 'to copy something achieved by someone and try to do it as well as or better than they have done' is correct.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 9

Directions: In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.

There is something (1)_____ to human pride in a rustic life. It grates against the heart to think of the tone in which we unconsciously permit ourselves to (2)_____ a rustic. We see in him humanity in its (3)_____ state. It is a sad thought to feel that we despise him; that all we (4)_____ in our species is what has been (5)_____ by art; the gaudy dress, the glittering equipage, or even the cultivated intellect. The mere and naked material of nature we eye with indifference, or (6)_____ on with disdain. Poor child of toil, from the grey dawn to the setting sun, one long test of (7)_____. And then too, mark how we comment upon his scanty holidays, how we hedge in his mirth, and how we turn hilarity into crime. Do we not mistake the idyllic, (8)_____ rustic charm for uncouth, inelegant artlessness?
Why not look upon the whole issue from the other (9)_____. How does the rustic view the uptown gentry? The view will surely not be very (10)_____. And yet, the 'rustic' has the civility to 'waive off' such 'reckless' opinions about the urban folk and restrict himself to the upkeep of values only on his own part.

Find out the appropriate word and fill blank (6).

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 9

A negative word is required here. You do something with 'disdain'. Option (E) 'trample' is thus correct as it means to treat harshly by treading heavily on it. Use of the preposition 'on' further corroborates the answer as no option, other than 'trample' will be followed with 'on'.

Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 10

Directions: In the following passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered.

There is something (1)_____ to human pride in a rustic life. It grates against the heart to think of the tone in which we unconsciously permit ourselves to (2)_____ a rustic. We see in him humanity in its (3)_____ state. It is a sad thought to feel that we despise him; that all we (4)_____ in our species is what has been (5)_____ by art; the gaudy dress, the glittering equipage, or even the cultivated intellect. The mere and naked material of nature we eye with indifference, or (6)_____ on with disdain. Poor child of toil, from the grey dawn to the setting sun, one long test of (7)_____. And then too, mark how we comment upon his scanty holidays, how we hedge in his mirth, and how we turn hilarity into crime. Do we not mistake the idyllic, (8)_____ rustic charm for uncouth, inelegant artlessness?
Why not look upon the whole issue from the other (9)_____. How does the rustic view the uptown gentry? The view will surely not be very (10)_____. And yet, the 'rustic' has the civility to 'waive off' such 'reckless' opinions about the urban folk and restrict himself to the upkeep of values only on his own part.

Find out the appropriate word and fill blank (5).

Detailed Solution for Test Level 3: Sentence/Paragraph Completion - Question 10

Through art, one creates. So, option (d) is correct.

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