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He resigned the post of his own accord.

  • according to his judgement
  • which he liked
  • voluntarily and willing
  • according to his convenience
  • Correct Option: C  [ voluntarily and willing ]

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The new economic policy is likely to run into rough weather.

  • make things difficult
  • confuse matters
  • encounter difficulties
  • create problems
  • Correct Option: C  [ encounter difficulties ]

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Failing in exam again and again even after putting all the hard work is bad blood.

  • Consume time and affects the health
  • The aspirants become unhealthy
  • The aspirants do not take interest
  • Create angry feeling
  • Correct Option: D  [ Create angry feeling ]

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To bite the dust

  • eat voraciously
  • have nothing to eat
  • eat roots
  • to fail
  • Correct Option: D  [ to fail ]

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Everything was at sixes and sevens.

  • Disordered
  • Lost
  • Found
  • Time
  • Correct Option: A  [ Disordered ]

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A leader should respect the opinion of the rank and file.

  • the poor people
  • the military personnel
  • the majority
  • the common people
  • Correct Option: D  [ the common people ]

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At first there was a show of resistance to the new rule issued by the Government, but the movement had no backbone and speedily collapsed.

  • justification
  • impact
  • strength
  • support
  • Correct Option: C  [ strength ]

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His oily tongue has won him promotion.

  • soft speech
  • word power
  • flattery
  • fluency in speech
  • Correct Option: C  [ flattery ]

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To murder in "cold blood", it means to murder:

  • coolly
  • unfeelingly
  • thoughtlessly
  • deliberately
  • Correct Option: B  [ unfeelingly ]

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He has reached present position in his job through elbow grease.

  • his persistent fighting
  • his good connections
  • flattering his superiors
  • his hard work
  • Correct Option: D  [ his hard work ]

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