1 . In the following 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.

'Quit India' came not from the lips but the aching heart of millions. In this open rebellion, the Indian $(1)$ reached its climax. The British were nut only $(2)$ by it, but also were obliged to quit unilaterally, The importance of Quit India can be $(3)$ from Lord Linlithgow's statement, I am engaged here, in meeting by far the most $(4)$ rebellion since that 6£ 1857, the gravity and extent ill which we have so far $(5)$ from the world for reasons of military security . Still more significant was Churchill's gloomy disclosure to the King Emperor that, the idea of $(6)$ of power had become an admitted $(7)$ in the minds of British party leaders , although his public statements were diametrically opposite. The $(8)$ created by Quit India made the British $(9)$ that they could no longer keep India in $(10)$
$(1)$
A.  patriotism
B.  freedom
C.  liberation
D.  revolution
E.  leadership
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2 .
$(2)$
A.  attacked
B.  inspired
C.  enfeebled
D.  threatened
E.  impressed
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3 .
$(3)$
A.  established
B.  diffused
C.  gauged
D.  determined
E.  invigorated
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4 .
$(4)$
A.  trivial
B.  serious
C.  auspicious
D.  praiseworthy
E.  magnificiant
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5 .
$(5)$
A.  elicited
B.  excluded
C.  abstained
D.  concealed
E.  prevented
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6 .
$(6)$
A.  transfer
B.  seizure
C.  grabbing
D.  retainment
E.  enhancement
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7 .
$(7)$
A.  fantasy
B.  tactics
C.  occurrence
D.  inevitability
E.  disillusionment
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8 .
$(8)$
A.  anarchy
B.  violence
C.  taboos
D.  exigencies
E.  vengeance
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9 .
$(9)$
A.  anxious
B.  realise
C.  imagine
D.  pretend
E.  apprehend
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10 .
$(10)$
A.  exile
B.  power
C.  bondage
D.  suspense
E.  abeyance
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11 . In the following 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.

Now-a-days, under the $(11)$ system of education, however good it may be, when a young man comes out of the university, there seems to be this $(12)$ in him that the higher the standard of living rises, the less should a man work. Thus, mathematically, higher the standard of living, according to this misconceived notion, the less the $(13)$ ultimately, what? should be the highest standard of living then? $(14)$ work ! This leads to an unhealthy $(15)$ among the workers . A typist who types over twenty letters a day asks his $(16)$ how many letters he had typed that day. The latter $(17)$ fifteen . The former thinks , Tomorrow I should type only fifteen or even $(18)$. This tendency is quite $(19)$ and may ultimately lead to $(20)$ even one's family life may be affected adversely due to such tendency.
$(11)$
A.  extinct
B.  proposed
C.  developed
D.  modern
E.  outdated
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12 .
$(12)$
A.  apprehension
B.  realisation
C.  anxiety
D.  worry
E.  misconception
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13 .
$(13)$
A.  work
B.  time
C.  salary
D.  energy
E.  comfort
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14 .
$(14)$
A.  Ample
B.  No
C.  Minimum
D.  Less
E.  Maximum
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15 .
$(15)$
A.  ambition
B.  jealousy
C.  delay
D.  dispute
E.  competition
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16 .
$(16)$
A.  collegue
B.  client
C.  boss
D.  subordinate
E.  employee
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17 .
$(17)$
A.  remembers
B.  types
C.  suggests
D.  replies
E.  does
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18 .
$(18)$
A.  more
B.  all
C.  less
D.  some
E.  few
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19 .
$(19)$
A.  unnatural
B.  unfortunates
C.  healthy
D.  heartening
E.  discouraging
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20 .
$(20)$
A.  retardation
B.  denial
C.  evil
D.  complexity
E.  progress
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21 . In the following 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.

Hundreds of plants and animals are $(21)$ every day due to deforestation and urbanization what might happen if this continues in the future ? The last mass extinction of plant and animal species occurred 65 million years ago with the Dinosaurs. In all, five mass extinctions have occurred and scientists $(22)$ earth is in sixth mass extinction. The world as it is now is threatened, including people, who are responsible for earth's $(23)$. Pesticides contaminating water; over harvesting of animals and plants; air pollution; illegal fishing and the Clearing of land are direct results of urbanization and deforestation. People have $(24)$ and damaged almost half a earth's land, at a very unsustainable rate.
Global warming is having a serious impact as well. A six-degree Celsius increase in global temperature killed 95% of All species on Earth 251 million years ago. An increase of six-degree Celsius is forecast this Century if a change is not made to $(25)$ the damage done to earth. Humans will be one of the 95% of species lost. Noticeable, changes of global warming include migration $(26)$ and the change in season Urnings. Migrating birds are migrating earlier, which in turn is causing them to hatch eggs and $(27)$ young earlier than they did at the beginning of this Century. While this is just the tip of the iceberg many other $(28)$ regarding the extinction of plant and animal species need addressing. It is more important now than ever before to pull our heads out of the sand arid make changes for the $(29)$ of the earth. Future generations are $(30)$, as they are a species as well.
$(21)$
A.  killing
B.  alive
C.  born
D.  left
E.  lost
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22 .
$(22)$
A.  speak
B.  told
C.  estimation
D.  believe
E.  consider
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23 .
$(23)$
A.  shape
B.  development
C.  deterioration
D.  warmth
E.  expansion
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24 .
$(24)$
A.  altered
B.  created
C.  produced
D.  made
E.  brought
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25 .
$(25)$
A.  void
B.  dissipate
C.  argument
D.  reverse
E.  increase
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26 .
$(26)$
A.  delay
B.  birds
C.  slowdown
D.  hasten
E.  acceleration
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27 .
$(27)$
A.  spare
B.  bear
C.  destroy
D.  amend
E.  generation
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28 .
$(28)$
A.  animals
B.  difficulty
C.  issues
D.  humans
E.  problem
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29 .
$(29)$
A.  extinction
B.  better
C.  wealth
D.  sugma
E.  demand
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30 .
$(30)$
A.  endangered
B.  threaten
C.  evaluated
D.  living
E.  compared
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31 . In the following 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.

Man has been tampering $(31)$ ecosphere for a very $(32)$ time and is forced to $(33)$ that the environmental resources are $(34)$. Environmental problems are $(35)$ social problems. They begin with people as $(36)$ and end with people as victims. Unplanned uses of resource $(37)$ in the depletion of fossil fuels and $(38)$ of air and water, Deforestation has led to $(39)$ imbalance and draining away of national wealth $(40)$ heavy expenditure on oil and power generation.
$(31)$
A.  on
B.  in
C.  with
D.  for
E.  from
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32 .
$(32)$
A.  short
B.  long
C.  small
D.  tall
E.  high
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33 .
$(33)$
A.  see
B.  look
C.  do
D.  recognise
E.  realise
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34 .
$(34)$
A.  plenty
B.  scarce
C.  minute
D.  enough
E.  minimum
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35 .
$(35)$
A.  really
B.  coldly
C.  badly
D.  happily
E.  seriously
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36 .
$(36)$
A.  effect
B.  result
C.  cause
D.  wisdom
E.  affect
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37 .
$(37)$
A.  cause
B.  rest
C.  consequence
D.  result
E.  get
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38 .
$(38)$
A.  revolution
B.  pollution
C.  resolution
D.  evolution
E.  solution
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39 .
$(39)$
A.  ecological
B.  biological
C.  logical
D.  chronological
E.  geographical
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40 .
$(40)$
A.  by
B.  in
C.  out
D.  through
E.  from
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