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.
Although John Wisdom’s writings in philosophy show clearly the influence of Wittgenstein, they nevertheless also display a ___1___ originality. Despite the ___2___ and difficult of his style, a careful reading of Wisdom is seldom ___3___ He is unique kind of genius in philosophy. This essay is an excellent example of Wisdoms repeated attempts to ___4___ the ultimate bases of philosophical perplexity. A great deal of the time Wisdom is interested in finding out why metaphysicians feel S to utter such strange sentences (e.g, Time is unreal, There are no material things, etc). According to Wisdom such sentences are both false (and perhaps meaningless) and yet ___7___. Even more than Wittgenstein, Wisdom has stressed the therapeutic conception of philosophy, a view that comes out, clearly in this essay where he emphasises the analogy between philosophical and neurotic distress ___8___ them with other kinds of problems. The reader who is interested in gaining a fuller ___9___ with Wisdoms thought is referred to his famous article Gods in philosophy and Psycho analysis. Other minds in Wisdoms most ___10___ discussion of a single topic and in many his finest work.

Q1.

1.

(a) concise

(b) virtual

(c) marked

(d) limited

(e) relative

Q2.

2.

(a) individuality

(b) novelty

(c) originality

(d) complexity

(e) creativity

Q3.

3.

(a) unprofitable

(b) useful

(c) advantageous

(d) unreliable

(e) durable

Q4.

4.

(a) jettison

(b) delimit

(c) augment

(d) fortify

(e) explore

Q5.

5.

(a) admirably

(b) primarily

(c)advertantly

(d) reluctantly

(e) happily

Q6.

6.

(a) depressed

(b) confined

(c) alluded

(d) compelled

(e) adapted

Q7.

7.

(a) Illuminating

(b) damaging

(c) confusing

(d) critical

(e) unreliable

Q8.

8.

(a) compelling

(b) associating

(c) contrasting

(d) describing

(e) advocating

Q9.

9.

(a) comparison

(b) analysis

(c) agreement

(d) elaboration

(e) acquaintance

Q10.

10.

(a) projected

(b) sustained

(c) prolonged

(d) prolific

(e) attributed

ANSWERS :

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