Directions: In  the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. against each number, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. find out the appropriate word in each case.
Since (___154___) times, people have (___155___) that human activity could affect the environment. The discovery of past ice ages shows that Earth’s climate is in constant (___156___) and that (___157___) history, scientists have (___158___) for the cause of these changes. Though scientists discovered the greenhouse effect in the late 19th century, the theory of global warming wasn’t (___159___) as a scientifically proven fact until 1992 when the United Nations held a Conference on Environment and Development Today, global warming is a (___160___) accepted reality and (___161___) about its effects range from the hysteria to the acceptance. Newspapers chronicle the slowly changing climate and the actions that have (___162___) that change. From developing nations to industrial countries, global climate affects (___163___).

Q1.

154.

(a) long

(b) great

(c) urgent

(d) ancient

(e) stone age

Q2.

155.

(a) believed

(b) succeeded

(c) wished

(d) lost

(e) wanted ,

Q3.

156.

(a) hot

(b) flux

(c) fight

(d) changes

(e) reality   .

Q4.

157.

(a) with

(b) for

(c) to

(d) throughout

(e) as

Q5.

158.

(a) contribute

(b) talked

(c) resigned

(d) visited

(e) searched

Q6.

159.

(a) accepted

(b) false

(c) real

(d) greeted

(e) expected

Q7.

160.

(a) rarely

(b) widely

(c) wrongly

(d) leisurely

(e) faithfully

Q8.

161.

(a) principles

(b) various

(c)measurement

(d)idea

(e)speculation

Q9.

162.

(a) meaning

(b) worked

(c) affected

(d) cause

(e)witness

Q10.

163.

(a)each

(b)all

(c)everyone

(d)more

(e)singular

 

ANSWERS :

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