Question of the Day (06-Nov-19)
Each of the questions below contains a number of sentences. Each
sentence has pairs of word(s)/phrases that are highlighted. From the
highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate
word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then, from the options
given, choose the best one.
The atmosphere in the office was (A) taut/taught (B) and the employees were (A) tetchy/touchy (B). They were in a complaining mood, feeling agitated about the latest company policy. This (A) tortuous/torturous (B) new policy outlined more number of working hours and less compensation. The (A) substantive/substantial (B) elements of the policy outlined more stringent rules for both managers and subordinates and greater cost-cuts. Worse, the policy was to be executed (A) write-off/right off (B).