Directions: In each of the following questions, choose from the given words below the two sentences, that word which has the same meaning and can be used in the same context as the part given in bold in both the sentences.
Q1. I. The Commissioner has issued strict orders to arrest the anti-social elements responsible for recent cases of burglary and chain snatching in the area
II. I fear you won’t be able to rise to the occasion at this critical hour
‘Apprehend’ may be used to express both the meanings – ‘to arrest’ and ‘to think with fear’
Q2. I. The organization was established at the beginning of this century
II. The little boy could not twist the cap off the bottle. [NABARD, 1994]
Q3. I. The story is so dramatic that one cannot guess the ultimate result
II. I could not understand the purpose of his visit.
Q4. I. The truck was coming and its light was falling straight in my eyes
II. After the death of the manager, there was no one to properly guide the company
Q5. I. Ashok has got a friendly disposition
II. The warm sunshine in the morning filled my heart with joy [Bank PO, 1991]
Q6. I. I cannot endure such a loud noise any more
II. He preferred to consider the other view
Q7. I. He had a very difficult period during his sickness
II. Kanti’s father advised him that IAS was a career worth attempting. [Bank PO, 1990]
Q8. I. The document was declared void by the court
II. I felt pity for the sickly person lying on the pavement
Q9. I. Some of the edible oils have a high cholestrol level
II. The forest authorities have failed to control poaching in that area. [NABARD, 1994]
Q10. I. Just leave a small line to be filled in by the requisite word.
II. I expected you to rush to the place as soon as you heard the news