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Please select the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete. The words may seem similar or right but there is only one word that should be selected.

In a little-publicised deal, Pepsi Cola has ...... the entire soft drink market in Afghanistan.


A. occupied
B. conquered
C. swallowed
D. captured

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option D


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He ...... in wearing the old fashioned coat in spite of his wife's disapproval.


A. insists
B. persists
C. desists
D. resists

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option B


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She ...... a brief appearance at the end of party.


A. put on
B. put in
C. put across
D. put up

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option B


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Life is to death as pleasure is to ......


A. poverty
B. suffering
C. anguish
D. pain

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option D


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This, partly, explains how the Smyth family has been able to ...... its lavish lifestyle in recent times, despite the fact that all its assets have been ......


A. keep, removed
B. afford, attached
C. develop, liquidated
D. keep up, destroyed

Answer & Explanation:

Answer: Option D


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