Directions: 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.

Actually every day we all are engaged in this business of reading people. We do it (___ 1 ___). We want to figure others out. So we (___ 2 ___) make guesses about what others think, value, want and feel and we do so based on our (___ 3 ___) beliefs and understandings about human nature. We do so because if we can figure out (___ 4 ___) and intentions of others the possibility of them (___ 5 ___) or hurting us, (___ 6 ___) and this will help us to (___ 7 ___) a lot of unnecessary pain and trouble. We also make second guesses about what they will do in future, how they will (___ 8 ___) if we make this or that response. We do all this second guessing based upon our (___ 9 ___) of what we believe about the persons inner nature (___ 10 ___) his or her roles and, manners.

Q1.

1.

(a) vehemently

(b) practically

(c) actually

(d) incessantly

(e) virtually

Q2.

2.

(a) ably

(b) constantly

(c) partly

(d) largely

(e) positively

Q3.

3.

(a) futuristic

(b) proactive

(c) reactive

(d) decorative

(e) assumptive

Q4.

4.

(a) manifestations

(b) expressions

(c) motives

(d) hopes

(e) prospects

Q5.

5.

(a) tricking

(b) blaming

(c) furthering

(d) alarming

(e) criticizing

Q6.

6.

(a) lessens

(b) happens

(c) questions

(d) deepens

(e) laments

Q7.

7.

(a) approach

(b) direct

(c) avoid

(d) implement

(e) prepare

Q8.

8.

(a) solve 

(b) apply

(c) plan

(d) approach

(e) respond

Q9.

9.

(a) projection

(b) exhibition

(c) situation

(d) prediction

(e) attribution

Q10.

10.

(a) organizing

(b) underneath

(c) appreciating

(d) proposing

(e) outside

 

ANSWERS :

            1 d       2 b       3 e       4 c       5 b       6 a       7 c       8 e       9 d       10 a