English Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 - Set 1


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Directions (Q. 1-11): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words.

Since the ______(1) of planning in our country, continuous ______(2) has been laid on ______(3) distribution of income as a broad ______(4). As ______(5) of poverty was higher in the rural areas, where majority of the population lives, it was considered ______(6) to shift the ______(7) of poverty ______(8) programmes to the rural areas. But, despite several programmes being ______(9) by the government, it was ______(10) towards the end of Fifth Five Year Plan that fruits of development had failed to ______(11) down to the poorer sections living in the rural areas.

1. 1) conception 2) emergence 3) inception 4) managing 5) arrival


2. 1) light 2) path 3) debate 4) argument 5) stress


3. 1) equitable 2) social 3) pragmatic 4) economic 5) solid


4. 1) spectrum 2) objective 3) majority 4) viewpoint 5) achievement


5. 1) nature 2) tendency 3) striking 4) incidence 5) reflection


6. 1) irksome 2) irritating 3) imperative 4) basic 5) astonishing


7. 1) trend 2) focus 3) development 4) effort 5) nature


8. 1) alleviation 2) tackling 3) monitoring 4) reflecting 5) addressing


9. 1) oriented 2) delivered 3) hosted 4) navigated 5) launched


10. 1) ascertained 2) revealed 3) directed 4) realised 5) traced


11. 1) wipe 2) trickle 3) balance 4) raise 5) trailing





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