(___404___) over the world, rights related to information technology that are already legally recognised are daily being violated, (___405___) in the name of economic advancement, political stability or for personal greed and interests. Violations of these rights have (___406___) new problems in human social systems, such as the digital divide, cybercrime, digital security and privacy concerns, all of which have (___407___) people’s lives either directly or indirectly. It is important that countries come up with the guidelines for action to (___408___) the incidences of malicious attacks on the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic data and systems, computer related crimes, content related offenses and violations of intellectual property rights, (___409___) threats to critical infrastructure and national interests arising from the use of the internet for criminal and terrorist activities are of growing (___410___). The harm incurred to businesses, governments and individuals in those countries in which the internet is used (___411___) is gaining in (___412___) and importance, while in other countries cyber crime threatens the application of information and communication technology for government services, health care, trade, and banking. As users start losing (___413___) in online transactions and business, the opportunity costs may become substantial.

Q1.

404.

(a) Entire

(b) Lot

(c) Great

(d) All

(e) Much

Q2.

405.

(a) scarcely

(b) whether

(c) and

(d) for

(e) hardly

Q3.

406.

(a) created

(b) bent

(c) pressured

(d) risen

(e) stopped

Q4.

407.

(a) distanced

(b) affected

(c) exaggerated

(d) advanced

(e) cropped

Q5.

408.

(a) engage

(b) conflict

(c) war

(d) combat

(e) struggle

Q6.

409.

(a) But

(b) More

(c) Addition

(d) Beside

(e) Further

Q7.

410.

(a)concern

(b) nature

(c) pattern

(d) important

(e) matter

Q8.

411.

(a) really

(b) figuratively

(c) widely

(d) never

(e) tandem

Q9.

412.

(a) fear

(b) days

(c) positivity

(d) width

(e) scope

Q10.

413.

(a) tracks

(b) measure

(c) confidence

(d) mind

(e) grip

ANSWERS :

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