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421.  

In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Education is for life, not merely for a livelihood. As long as we are unmindful of this _____, the _____ of our educational curriculum as well as that of our _____ and students is likely to remain _____. It is not enough for a society to have experts. It needs human beings who can think, feel and act generously, the kind of people who cannot be replaced by computers and _____.

the _____ of our educational curriculum as well as



    422.  

    In the following questions, you have several passages where some of the words have been left out. Read the passages carefully and choose the correct answer to each blank out of the four alternatives.

    Childhood is a time when there are (28) responsibilities to make life difficult. If a child (29) good parents, he is fed, looked (30) and loved, whatever he may do. It is improbable that he will ever again in his life (31) given so much without having to do anything (32) return. In addition, life is always (33) new things to the child. A child finds (34) in playing in the rain or in the snow. His first visit (35) the seaside is a marvelous adventure. But a child has his pains; he is not so free to do as he wishes; he is continually being (36) not to do things or is being (37). His life is therefore not perfectly happy.



      423.  

      Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

      Democracy should _____ dignity of the individual. It should also aim at the _____ good of the greatest _____. The opposition party should _____ the wrong plans, policies and decisions of the government in power. The government should cater to the _____ needs of the people to make its position solid.

      of the greatest _____. The opposition party



        424.  

        In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

        Our national leaders are still trapped in the slogans and cliches of the freedom struggle. Day in and day out, they extol the 146 of nationalism, patriotism and service to the motherland and 147 on the great sacrifices made by our leaders in the cause of India’s freedom. Mercifully, we still have 148 of freedom fighters among us, whose number 149 keeps increasing despite the country having won freedom half a century back. Politicians are 150 to be down to earth people, with their finger on the 151 of the masses. They have an uncanny knack of 152 the nebulous desires and aspirations of the people. In other words, they have to be 153 in tune with the times, But what sort of 154 repeated appeals to patriotism, nationalism and sacrifices made during the freedom struggle strike in the heart of the post-independence generation? It grew up when the country had already won independence and the freedom struggle had 155 into history. Since it has grown up in a sovereign, democratic republic, nationalism and patriotism are nice words that do not quite inspire it.

        Day in and day out, they extol the 146 of nationalism, patriotism and service to the motherland



          425.  

          In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

          For a minute, dispel all the mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up,' 'flow,' 'nidra,' and 'balance'. Focus _______ what you need for your body. ___________ you aren't sure, begin here — with just one asana. It's one of the basic ones ___________ I lead every class with. You can do it as a stand-alone piece ____________ begin with it when you're at the gym.

          mental images and stereotypes; ______________ the jargon of 'opening up



            426.   In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.

            Since the U.S. led alliance toppled the Taliban (1) November 2001, women and girls in Afghanistan have (2) greater freedom to participate in public life and (3) to education, health care, and employment. This is the case particularly in the (4), Kabul, where the deployment of foreign military forces under the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has helped bring (5) security. Even in Kabul, however, many Afghan women still face constant (6) to their personal security from other civilians or armed men belonging to various political (7). Outside Kabul, the situation is one of the acute general lawlessness and insecurity, as there is no ISAF presence and rival warlords control security conditions. In these areas, more than in Kabul, Afghan women continue to (8) serious threats to their physical safety, which (9) them the opportunity to exercise their basic human rights and to participate fully in the rebuilding of their (10).

            This is the case particularly in the (4) Kabul, where the deployment of foreign military forces under the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)


              427.  

              In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then, fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given.

              The Solar System has been a complicated wonder for the astronomers. This is a (191) to which we may never have the exact number. Man has wondered (192) of the Earth (193) ancient times. There were all kinds of (194) that seemed to have the left (195). But man could not begin to (196) about the question scientifically until about 400 years (197).

              When it was proved that the (198) revolved round the Sun and the Earth was a (199) of our Solar System, then scientists knew where to (200).

              When it was proved that the (198) revolved

              then scientists knew where to (200).



                428.  

                In the following passages, some of the words have been left out. First read the passage over and try to understand what it is about. Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given.

                It may be better to consider the effects of a large scale exchange of weapons which is (151) in the context of current nuclear (152). Within a millionth of a second after a nuclear weapon is (153), enough energy is released to heat the surrounding air to tons of millions of degrees Celsius, forming a hot (154) bubble of gases or a fireball. There is also a very intense (155) pulse which appears as a (156) flash of light lasting for a few seconds. As the fireball rises, it spreads out to form the (157) mushroom cloud and its (158) creates strong (159) at the ground level. This updraft containing dust, smoke and radioactivity created by the (160) forms the stem of the mushroom cloud.



                  429.  

                  In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

                  Most __________________ of all to the rambler on avian lore intent is the fact that there are many species and genera that are peculiar to the West, and ______________ new to him, keeping him constantly on the 'qui vive'. _____________ Colorado you will look in vain for the common blue jay, so abundant in all parts of the East; but you will be more _______________ compensated by the presence of seven other species _____________ the jay household.

                  _____________ Colorado you will look in vain for the common blue jay



                    430.  

                    In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.

                    Ernest Hemingway was (175) of America's most beloved authors. He was born in 1898. (176) World War I served (177) a volunteer ambulance driver in Italy, (178) later served in the Italian infantry. Hemingway (179) badly wounded in 1918. Hemingway's wartime experience (180) a considerable influence (181) his writing. In fact (182) of his novels focus on the need for physical and psychological strength to (183) difficulty and often violence. He was quite disillusioned (184) the war.



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