Closet Test - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 28125

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The first objects that assume a distinct presence before me, as I look far back, into the blank of my infancy, are my mother with her pretty hair and youthful shape, and Peggotty with no shape at all, and eyes so dark that they seemed to darken their whole neighbourhood in her face, and cheeks and arms so hard and red that I ...(a)... the birds didn't peck her in preference to apples.

I believe I can ...(b)... these two at a little distance apart, dwarfed to my sight by stooping down or kneeling on the floor, and I going unsteadily from the one to the other. I have an ...(c)... on my mind which I cannot distinguish from actual remembrance, of the touch of Peggotty's forefinger as she used to hold it out to me, and of its being roughened by needlework, like a pocket nutmeg-grater.

This may be fancy, though I think the memory of most of us can go farther back into such times than many of us suppose; just as I believe the ...(d)... of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy. Indeed, I think that most grown men who are remarkable in this respect, may with greater propriety be said not to have lost the faculty, than to have acquired it; the rather, as I generally observe such men to retain a certain freshness, and gentleness, and capacity of being pleased, which are also an ...(e)... they have preserved from their childhood.

Q.  In the above passage, there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Choose the one that fills the blank numbered 'c' most appropriately.

- Published on 14 Mar 17

a. Blockage
b. Curiosity
c. Impression
d. Actuality
e. Area

ANSWER: Impression

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