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Directions (Q. 1-10): In the following passage, some of the words I have been left out. First read the passage over and try to it understand what it is about Then fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given and indicate the correct alternative.

Man has been tampering....(1)....the Ecosphere for aft very....(2)....time and is forced to .... (3) ....that the environmental resources are .... (4)... Environmental problems are....(5) problems. They begin with people as....(6)....and end with people as victims. Unplanned use of resource ....(7)....resulted in the depletion of fossil fuels, .... (8)....of air and water, deforestation which has resulted in....(9)....imbalance and draining away of national wealth....(10)....heavy expenditure on oil and power generation.

1. (A) to (B) in
(C) with (D) for

2. (A) short (B) long
(C) small (D) tall

3. (A) see (B) look
(C) do (D) recognize

4. (A) plenty (B) scarce
(C) minute (D) enough

5. (A) really (B) coldly
(C) badly (D) happily

6. (A) effect (B) result
(C) cause (D) wisdom

7. (A) have (B) had
(C) being (D) has

8. (A) revolution  (B) pollution
(C) resolution (D) evolution

9. (A) ecological (B) biological
(C) logical (D) chronological

10. (A) by  (B) in
(C) out (D) through

Answers: 1. (C) 2. (B) 3. (A) 4. (B) 5. (A) 6. (C) 7. (D) 8. (B) 9. (A) 10. (D)

Directions (Q. 11-20): In these questions, 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, indicate your correct answer. When a plant grows, it takes up essential substances from the soil and builds them into itself, If we take the plant out of the soil and....(11) for food, we are taking some of the essential substances.,..(12)... This means that future plants will find....(13)....of these substances in the soil. In ...(14).... the soil will become too poor for....(15) grow in it at all. To....(16)....this we must put the essential substances,...(17).... into the soil.

One way of doing this is ....(18).:.. putting manure to the soil. This contains the ....(19).... of plants that have been eaten and if it is added, we are ....(20).... some of the essential substances to the soil.

11.(A) waste (B) use
(C) cook (D) give

12.(A) away (B) out
(C) off (D) on

13.(A) some (B) many
(C) more (D) less

14.(A) short (B) long
(C) time (D) years

15.(A) grass (B) plants
(C) trees (D) crops

16.(A) cut (B) decrease
(C) prevent (D) reduce

18. (A) with (B) on
(C) in (D) by

19. (A) some (B) remains
(C) few (D) part

20. (A) supplementing (B) increasing
(C) returning (B) substitute

Answers : 11. (B) 12. (A) 13. (D) 14. (A) 15. (B) 16. (C) 17. (A) 18. (D) 19. (B) 20. (C)

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