Allahabad High Court ARO Solved Paper: Feb 2019

Allahabad High Court ARO Solved Paper Feb 2019

161. Choose the correct option to complete the idiom which means to overcome a barrier, specially the ones related to gender or race:
“To ___through the glass ceiling”
(A) crack
(B) break
(C) beat
(D) melt

162. The word “approach” can be used as
(A) both noun and verb
(B) both noun and adjective
(C) both adjective and adverb
(D) noun, verb and adverb

163. Fill in the blank with the appropriate option.
“The teacher complained _____ him when she met his mother in the market.”
(A) in
(B) against
(C) on
(D) by

164. Fill in the blanks with the correct tenses from the following options :
“Galileo _____ that the Earth ____ around the Sun.”
(A) discovers, moved
(B) discovered, had moved
(C) discovered, moves
(D) discovers, has moved

165. Identify the grammatical error in the given sentence:
“We went to the market yesterday to buy some fruits and furnitures.”
(A) We went to
(B) the market yesterday
(C) to buy some
(D) fruits and furnitures

166. Choose the correct option which gives the antonym of the given word.
(A) Secure
(B) Equivocal
(C) Dubious
(D) Dicey

167. Complete the analogy:
Acrophobia : Fear of heights :: Anglophobia : ?
(A) Fear of pain
(B) Fear of open spaces
(C) Fear of English culture, people
(D) Fear of opinions

168. Substitute the phrase in bold italics with the appropriate option :
Usually, no one gives a job to someone who runs away from the law.
(A) a fugitive
(B) a persistent
(C) a juvenile
(D) None of the above

169. Fill in the blank and complete the idiom :
They had successfully hidden the news of their venture from everyone. It was now time to let the _____ out of the bag.
(A) dog
(B) toy
(C) cat
(D) cards

170. Fill in the blanks using the options given below :
If you wish to survive here, you must prove your _____.
You ought ______ to touch the fire unless you want to get burned.
(A) medal, knot
(B) mettle, not
(C) meddle, nought
(D) metal, note

171. Fill in the blank using the options given below :
The activity that you are doing should _____ your interest.
(A) peak
(B) pique
(C) peek
(D) peke

172. Complete the analogy :
Dirty : Filthy :: Silly : ?
(A) Mundane
(B) Frivolous
(C) Serious
(D) Discreet

173. Which part of sentence has an error ?
“I found a purse lying in the corridor. I have no idea who it belonged to.”
(A) a purse
(B) lying in
(C) have no idea
(D) who it belonged

174. Complete the sentence using the correct form of verb in the brackets : Presidential _____ (assent/ascent) is a must _____ (in/on/for) the new legislation.
(A) assent, in
(B) ascent, on
(C) assent, for
(D) ascent, in

175. Choose the correct word from the given pairs to complete the sentence :
‘As the ATM ran out of ‘_______’ the manager ordered to get money from the ____ to refill the ATM.
(A) cash, cash
(B) cash, cache
(C) cache, cache
(D) cache, cash

176. Choose the correct meaning of the given idiom :
“Raining cats and dogs”
(A) Very heavy rain
(B) A strange event
(C) A false gossip
(D) Something impossible

177. Which among the following phrase describes Someone who comes up with a counter argument contrary to what other people have been saying?
(A) Midnight’s Children
(B) Dark Sheep
(C) Devil’s Advocate
(D) Satan’s Sword

178. Which among the following is the correct spelling according to the dictionary ?
(A) Millenieuma
(B) Milennieum
(C) Millennium
(D) Milleniumm

179. Given below are parts of a single sentence.
Each part is labelled as K, L, M, N. You need to arrange the given parts to form a coherent sentence by identifying the correct sequence.
K: a reception which will be attended by
L : from the film and sports fraternity
M: a host of celebrities
N : tonight the couple will host

180. Identify the word that is spelt correctly.
(A) Baleweather
(B) Bellwether
(C) Bellweather
(D) Belwether

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