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.
As the country embarks on planning (___379___) the 12th Plan (2012-17) period, a key question mark (___380___) hangs over the process is on the energy requirements. Growth is energy hungry, and the aspirations of growing at 910% will (___381___) huge demands on the energy resources of the country. In this energy Jigsaw, renewable energy will (___382___) like never before in the 12th Plan and (___383___).By the rule of the thumb, India will (___384___) about 100gigawatts (Gw) 100,000 megawatts of capacity addition in the next five years. Encouraging trends on energy efficiency and sustained (___385___) by some parts of the government the Bureau of Energy Efficiency in particular needs to be complimented for this have led to substantially lesser energy intensity of economic growth. However, even the tempered demand numbers are (___388___) to be below 80Gw. As against this need the coal supply from domestic sources is unlikely to support more than 25Gw equivalent capacity. Imported coal can add some more, but at a much (___387___) cost. Gasbased electricity generation is unlikely to contribute anything substantial in view of the unprecedented gas supply challenges. Nuclear will be (___388___) in the foreseeable future. Between imported coal, gas, large hydro and nuclear, ho more than 1520Gw equivalent can be (___389___) to be added in the five year time block.(___390___) (___391___) this, capacity addition in the renewable energy based power generation has touched about 3Gw a year. In the coming five years, the overall capacity addition in the electricity grid (___392___) renewable energy is likely to range between 20Gw and 25Gw. Additionally, over and above the grid based capacity, off grid electric places and (___393___) lives where grid based electricity supply has miserably failed.

Q1.

379.

(a) against

(b) for

(c) onwards

(d)at

(e) on

Q2.

380.

(a) that

(b) Inside

(c) always

(d) who

(e) where

Q3.

381.

(a) forward

(b) subject

(c) place

(d) demand

(e) replace

Q4.

382.

(a) pass

(b) publish

(c) feature

(d) find,

(e) light

Q5.

383.

(a) likewise

(b) publicity

(c) next

(d) after

(e) earlier

Q6.

384.

(a) waste

(b)require

(c) highlight

(d)generate

(e) consumed

Q7.

385.

(a) structures

(b)efforts

(c) projections

(d)practices

(e) developmental

Q8.

386.

(a) sure

(b)unsure

(c) unexpected

(d)unlikely

(e) likely

Q9.

387.

(a) nominal

(b)excelled

(c) higher

(d)lower

(e) expected

Q10.

388.

(a) failure

(b)success

(c) dangerous

(d)maximum

(e) marginal

ANSWERS :

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