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.
In the (___54___) of India’s economic boom, Indian Professional Service Firms (PSFs) from management consultancies and investment banks to advertising agencies and law firms are (___55___) to attract the best and the brightest talent But to be truly successful they have to do more than that. Like PSFs around the world they need to (___56___) their professionals rather than see them walk out of the door in (___57___) of opportunities. To achieve that, companies often rely on the (___58___) of sprawling campuses and luxurious facilities. But none of this gets to the (___59___) of the problem, which is when young professionals join PSFs they have expectations which go far (___60___) the nature of facilities. (___61___) on to do creative, thought provoking work, they often find themselves engaged in doing (___62___) activities. They feel underutilized, which is a formula for (___63___) in the long term.

Q1.

54.

(a) depth

(b) stage

(c)midst

(d) present

(e) knowledge

Q2.

55.

(a) opposing

(b) rivalling

(c)partial

(d) competing

(e) obsessed

Q3.

56.

(a) transition

(b) retain

(c)advance

(d) substitute

(e) restrain

Q4.

57.

(a) obtaining

(b) pursuing

(c)demand

(d) direction

(e)search

Q5.

58.

(a) allure

(b)control

(c)reward

(d)perk

(e) allusion

Q6.

59.

(a) solution

(b) key

(c)heart

(d) precedence

(e) occurrence

Q7.

60.

(a) ahead

(b)beyond

(c)away

(d)to

(e) sighted

Q8.

61.

(a) Deciding

(b) Catching

(c)Keen

(d) Focussing

(e) Signing

Q9.

62.

(a) pivotal

(b) productive

(c)optional

(d) mundane

(e) allied

Q10.

63.

(a) failure

(b) motivation

(c)success

(d) innovation

(e) potential

 

ANSWERS :

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